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City Sightseeing Seattle: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour and Sky View Observatory Ticket

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    May 1 - October 10: Daily

  • Duration

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: Valid for 1 or 2 days

    Sky View: People generally spend around 90 minutes - but you can stay as long as you want!

  • Start time

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: 10am - 4pm, every 30 minutes

    Sky View Observatory:

    Spring/summer: 10am to 10pm.

    Autumn/winter: 11am to 7pm.

    Hours may vary on certain holidays and for private events.

  • Meeting Point

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: You can hop onto the bus from any of the stops

    Sky View: Just hop off at Stop#9 - the dedicated stop at the Observatory

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

Key Highlights

  • Discover Seattle top to bottom with this Hop-on, Hop-off tour and Sky View ticket combo
  • Hop on and off at the most popular Seattle attractions, like Chinatown, Seattle Art Museum, Tiffany & Co. and more
  • Delve into the history of Seattle with an engaging, English audio commentary
  • Enjoy a delightful self-guided walking tour of the Pioneer District area
  • Tower over the city as you sink in spectacular views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, Space Needle, and more from Sky View
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Redeem your voucher up to 12 months from the travel date selected


Explore Seattle from top to bottom with this Sky View Observatory City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour combo! Discover the city at your own pace with the bus over 1 or 2 days, and head out for one of truly ‘towering’ experiences of Seattle at the Observatory. What’s more? You can additionally enjoy a guided walking tour, exploring the colourful history of early Seattle and the Pioneer Square historic district, using just your smartphone!

HOP-ON, HOP-OFF BUS - 1 or 2 Days

Pick and choose what you want to see in Seattle with this flexible Hop-On, Hop-Off Seattle Tour! Hop off the bus and see what you want. Then, hop back on and skip what you don’t. Touring Seattle has never been this flexible! With over a dozen convenient stops, a City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Seattle Tour drops you off at all of Seattle’s most popular attractions. Explore Seattle at your own pace with your 1-day or 2-day ticket, complemented by strategically located stops to help you get around the city in a jiffy.

Attractions Covered

  • Space Needle & Seattle Center
  • Clipper Vacation / Waterfront
  • Edgewater Hotel & Cruise Pier 66
  • Cruise Pier 66 & Anthony’s
  • Pier 57 / Miner’s Landing
  • Occidental Park
  • King Street Station & Japantown
  • Chinatown
  • Seattle Central Library
  • The Washington State Convention Center
  • Seattle Art Museum
  • Pike Place Market
  • Tiffany & Co.

… and more!


Gain a whole new perspective on Seattle from the breathtaking 73rd floor of the Sky View Observatory! One of the best things to do in the city - just whoosh right up and dig into spectacular views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, Space Needle, and more, from its incredible 360° viewing platform. Want to sit back and relax for a bit with the view? Just head to the Sky View Cafe for the perfect little hangout place!

NOTE: On presenting your voucher at the Box Office, you will be given a ticket for the next available entry time. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee immediate entry.

About the Supplier: City Sightseeing is one of the leading tour operators offering hop-on, hop-off services across 100 locations worldwide. They have been providing quality services since 1998.


  • 1 or 2-day Hop-on, Hop-of Bus Ticket - as per option chosen
  • Self-guided walking tour - Pioneer District
  • Audio guide in English
  • General Admission to Sky View Observatory

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Please note

Voucher Information: Paper

Your voucher will be valid for 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes early.

Operating hours of Sky View Observatory may vary on certain holidays and for private events.

The last admission to Sky View Observatory is 1 hour before closing time.

On presenting your voucher at the Box Office, you will be given a ticket for the next available entry time. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee immediate entry.

Luggage and large bags cannot be accommodated in the observatory. There are no lockers or storage facilities to keep your luggage.

Prams/strollers can be taken inside the observatory.

Service animals are welcome.

Additional info

Information for Cruise Passengers

  • Cruise Port 91 Arrivals - You may be able to access a free shuttle service from Pier 91, to Pier 57 at the Waterfront. This will take you directly to Stop 2 of the bus route. The shuttle services are not guaranteed, so please enquire at the port on the day of your arrival in case the shuttle is not operational. If this is the case, you can take a taxi to Stop 1, the Space Needle. 
  • Cruise Port 66 Arrivals - You can join the bus tour by taking a short walk to either Stop 3, Edgewater Hotel or Stop 4, Pier 66 Cruise Terminal. 
  • A VIP City Sightseeing Seattle Hop-On Hop-Off ticket is available for purchase if you are taking advantage of the Port of Seattle Port Valet service. This VIP ticket includes transportation from Pier 91 to the Hop-On Hop-Off tour route in downtown Seattle, as well as a light rail pass allowing you to travel from downtown Seattle directly to SeaTac Airport. Please enquire on board the ship for more information.

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