Self-Guided Bike Tour

Seattle's Alki Beach Bike Tour

This self-guided bike tour of Alki Beach and West Seattle starts from our location at Alki Beach and takes riders along the water’s edge of the Puget Sound. This route takes you right up close to the Alki Point Lighthouse, passes through parks, past ferries, and offers incredible views of the Seattle waterfront.

After leaving our location at Alki Beach, riders will pass through the Mondo Condos, a quirky little neighborhood of beach cottages and other funky homes. You’ll pass through Duwamish Head, the northernmost point of the tour that offers unrivaled views of the Puget Sound. Other points of interest include Don Armeni Park, the Seattle Birthplace Monument, and more.

Starting at $26

Skill Level

Approx. Time

3 - 4 hours total

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Ferries of Seattle

Created June 1, 1951 and is the largest ferry system in the U.S. and third largest in the world . It carries nearly 23 million riders per year. The fleet consists of 20 auto-passenger ferries, and 2 passenger-only ferries. It operates 20 terminals on 9 routes making 450 trips a day.

Terminal 5 Park

This park was built by the Port of Seattle, and kids like the marine-theme play area. Follow the path over the little hill to the big pier. Climb to a high but safe viewing platform to see much of Seattle’s waterfront, Harbor Island freight yards and ships.

Alki Point Lighthouse

One of 13 along the shores of Puget Sound. The Coast Guard maintains this now automated 1913 icon. The tower is open on summer weekend afternoons.

Space Needle

This tower is a major symbol of Seattle. Located at the Seattle Center, it was built for the 1962 World’s Fair. The Space Needle is 605 feet high, 138 feet wide, and weighs 9,550 tons. It was built to withstand winds of up to 200 mph and earthquakes of up to 9.1 magnitude.

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Included with this

Self-Guided Tour

  • Your choice of bike
  • A helmet
  • A bike lock

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What to bring & wear

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Your camera
  • Snacks, or cash for lunch

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Tour FAQs

What's included on my tour?

Our self-guided tours include your choice of bicycle, a route map with all the great points of interest and historic facts about the area, a helmet, bike bag or basket, and a bike lock. Plus, our rental clerks are happy to help you select the perfect bike for your adventure.

What do I need to bring?

We have your ride and route covered - so all you need to bring are comfortable clothes and shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and your camera. And don't forget to bring some cash for lunch or a snack along the way! Bike bags/baskets are provided on all bikes for easy storage of items.

How long is the tour?

While on one of our self-guided tours, you can expect to be out exploring for 3 to 4 hours. This includes approximately 2 hours of riding time and 1 to 2 hours for lunch, shopping, photo opts, and exploring the area.

I want to take the tour...

You've made a great choice! We have plenty of bikes available, so no need to call, just come by. When you arrive, mention the bike tour. Our fantastic staff will ensure that you have everything you need. We don't take reservations, so please stop by our location.