University of Washington Tours

University of Washington
Situated on the shores of Seattle’s Union and Portage Bays, the University of Washington is one of the west coast’s oldest and most prestigious universities. It is particularly well known for its medical school, one of the top in the nation. The public university has more than 50,000 active students each year. 

The campus itself is beautiful and well-maintained, surrounded by peaks of the Cascade Range. Cherry blossom trees bloom brightly in the spring, making it a favorite time to visit the campus. Visitors and prospective students can take a guided tour of the campus, or see some of the the highlights including Drumheller Fountain, the Suzzallo Library, Denny Hall, and Mary Gates Hall. The classic architecture of most of the campus buildings is scenic, and the Burke Gilman trail allows for joggers and pedestrians to pass through its many open green spaces. On a clear day it is even possible to see Mount Rainer in the distance.

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The University of Washington Seattle campus is located about 20 minutes from Sea-Tac International Airport. The university is nearby to the Gas Works Park, which offers incredible views of the city and the water.
Address: 4014 University Way Northeast, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
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Lake Union Seaplane Flight From Seattle

Fly over Seattle on an exhilarating 20-minute seaplane adventure. Lift off from Lake Union and get a stunning bird’s-eye view of Seattle, with beautiful Mt Rainier set as a backdrop in the distance. Get incredible views of the iconic Space Needle, the downtown skyline, the bustling Elliott Bay waterfront and more. You’ll hear a recorded commentary about the city during the flight. Land back on Lake Union to conclude the tour.
  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Duration: 20 minutes
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$99.00 USD
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Seattle's Favorite Sightseeing and Cocktail Cruise

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Seattle from the water on this comfortable, 2-hour, cocktail cruise along Lake Union. Watch seaplane arrivals and departures and see landmark Seattle locations like the iconic Space Needle, Seattle Great Wheel, the Fremont Bridge, Gas Works Park, the University of Washington and much more — plus a plethora of floating homes, including the one from the popular movie ‘Sleepless in Seattle.’ Choose from a morning, midday, afternoon or evening cruise. The first round of drinks is included.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$82.50 USD
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Seattle Highlights Sightseeing Tour

Check out Seattle’s latest attractions and hip culture on this 1.5-hour, guided sightseeing tour around the city. Drive by must-see sites like popular Pike Place Market, historic Pioneer Square and the iconic Space Needle. See Kurt Cobain’s former home as well as a certain floating house from the movie 'Sleepless in Seattle.' With lively narration and some of Seattle’s best music playing, this is sure to be a tour that is both educational and entertaining. Transportation by minibus. Hotel pickup is included for customers staying at downtown Seattle hotels, South Lake Union area hotels, or university area hotels.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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$42.00 USD
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20-Minute Narrated Seattle Seaplane Flight from Lake Washington

Soar to new heights during a 20-minute seaplane flight over Seattle, an extra-special experience ideal for first-time visitors. In a small group limited to five people, you’ll glide over Seattle landmarks such as the Space Needle, Lake Washington, and Puget Sound, all the while listening to informative narration from your pilot. Choose from multiple departure times throughout the day.
  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Duration: 20 minutes
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$109.00 USD
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20 Minute Scenic, Greater Seattle Airplane Tour

Explore the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, plus the city of Seattle and Puget Sound, on an exhilarating seaplane adventure in the Pacific Northwest. This narrated, small-group, hybrid air-water Seattle seaplane tour includes stunning bird’s-eye views of the Emerald City’s skyline, featuring the iconic Space Needle, the Seattle Great Wheel Ferris wheel and much more. Also, see Lake Washington, the University of Washington, plus the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges along with majestic Mt. Rainier, the highest peak in the range.
  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Duration: 20 minutes
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$93.59 USD
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1 Day Blue Ice Cave Tour from Seattle, WA

[The University of Washington] Founded in 1861, Washington was first established in downtown Seattle approximately a decade after the city's founding to aid its economic development. The flagship Seattle campus of the University of Washington has emerged as one of the world's leading research universities. UW is known for strong social science, business, medical and engineering programs.[Big 4 Ice Cave] Big Four Ice Caves is a nice and easy adventure, best done in the summer or early fall. This is a somewhat remote area however and it's governed by the forces of nature. Cell phones don't work and a forest ranger may or may not be close by. So respect the potential dangers while enjoying the beauty of the caves.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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$50.00 USD
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