4.5 star rating: Recommended 47 Reviews

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  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2014

Very nice and food was good.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2014

Great!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2014

excellent

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

We chose this activity to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary, and it was the perfect choice. The boat trip over, the dinner, the dance presentation, the nature trails, the boat ride back, the gorgeous view of Seattle and Mt. Ranier -- it was all just perfect. The food was incredible! I've never eaten better tasting salmon and the fruit sauce was delicious. Thanks for making our anniversary celebration something really and truly special.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Great staff (boat and village) and great food!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

The tour was excellent, but the ticket I purchased from you was incorrect---it stated sight-seeing only---and it was for the dinner and show. I had to have the ticket center correct it. Thank goodness I caught it before boarding the boat. Please be more careful in the future.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

It was great. Information, views, food were as advertised.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

This was an amazing experience for one who loves culture, history and mythology. On the way to Tillicum Village a Haida man told some of the stories of his cosmogony. Some I had heard before, some were new. this was followed by the stories and dances of the natives. The stories enhanced the dances and gave meaning to the movements and costumes. The meal was served buffet style and in addition to salmon, it included foods the natives would normally have eaten in the Pacific Northwest. I lucked out on weather and had several great views of Mt Ranier as we crossed the Puget Sound and Elliott Bay. A very worthwhile experience.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

Our cruise to the Tillicum Village started out by leaving the pier in Seattle. As we left the dock we had remarkable views of the city. We could see the Space Needle and were able to capture some awesome photos. Our ride to the island lasted about forty-five minutes. It did not seem that long because one of the crew members began telling stories passed down from generation to generation about Native American history and culture. During our cruise we admired charming homes along the coast and were even able to see a lighthouse still in use today. There were also snacks and drinks offered on board that also helped us to pass the time. When we arrived at the village, we were greeted by people in Native American dress who welcomed us with a cup of steamed clams. There was also a hungry raccoon nearby just waiting for us to toss some his way. We entered into the doorway and were able to immediately see the salmon for the night’s dinner being smoked over open coals. We were escorted into the auditorium where we were seated and had a buffet style dinner while enjoying Native American dancing. There was a gift shop that had crafts and souvenirs available for purchase. After dinner and dessert were served, we had plenty of time to take a stroll along the beach. Much to our surprise, there were several deer on the island grazing in the wooded areas. We were able to chat with some of the campers who were staying overnight on the island. Near the end of our stay, a group gathered around our guide to hear one last story about the raven and the great one how they caused the ocean tides to rise and fall.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

Great time. Food was good. Especially enjoyed seeing the 12 deer hanging outside the longhouse.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

This was the "highlight" of our trip to Seattle....My husband, daughter and son-in-law all enjoyed It including myself..

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

Great,great,great, had such a nice time and learned also

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2013

What a pleasure it was! The program was interesting. The buffet was absolutely superb: beautifully served and delicious food!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2013

Enjoyed the entire experience. The boat ride was beautiful and the cruise director gave an excellent narrative on the way over and the way back. The food was good and the Indian dancers and story tellers were far better than I had expected.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2013

Sadly, my sister and I could not meet up with our group on time. Our motel desk person assured us we could get a shuttle but that turned out not to be true. We tried our best, using the light rail but didn't arrive until 4:45--the boat had left. We were so disappointed :(

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