Ballard Locks

The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, built in 1911 and often nicknamed the Ballard Locks, provides a link for boats between the salt water of Puget Sound and the fresh water of the Ship Canal, which connects eastward to Lake Union and Lake Washington.

Tourists and locals enjoy watching the parade of sailboats, motorboats, tugs, barges and yachts passing through, as the locks' water levels are adjusted to allow their safe passage.

Another popular spot is the fish ladder, built to allow salmon to pass between fresh and salt water, and to navigate the locks. Glass panels below the water line make it possible to watch the fish as they swim through the ladder.
Our drivers can safely whisk you away from the Seattle International Airport (SEATAC) in one of our Motorcoaches to one of the local Seattle area restaurants or hotels. Many of our groups enjoy traveling by bus to the Ballard Locks.

Our Experience Includes:

  • Public transit, both fixed and deviated route
  • Paratransit scheduling and dispatching
  • Employee shuttles and vanpools
  • Coordinating complex movement, utilizing ground, air, and marine transportation
  • Concert and wedding shuttles
  • Airport transfers
  • Corporate event shuttles
  • Extensive student transportation experience
  • Charter bus transportation
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