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Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises

Address: 1 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone Number: 757-627-7406
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Ranked #1 of 22 Activities in Norfolk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: NAVAL BASE CRUISES ABOARD THE VICTORY ROVER. Your front row seat to the Naval Fleet. 2 Hour...
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Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: NAVAL BASE CRUISES ABOARD THE VICTORY ROVER. Your front row seat to the Naval Fleet. 2 Hour Narrated Naval Base Cruises depart daily from Nauticus, home of the Battleship Wisconsin. The Captain provides a fascinating and entertaining commentary aboard this Coast Guard inspected vessel. Cruising the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River you will see the sights of one of the world’s busiest sea ports including the world’s largest naval base, home of the Atlantic Fleet: Destroyers, Guided Missile Cruisers, Submarines, Aircraft Carriers and more. Up to 150 guests enjoy plenty of comfortable seating, air conditioned enclosed deck, open air shaded upper deck, snack bar and souvenir shop. $20 Adults, $12 Children. Summer Schedule (June – August): 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. daily. Spring (April-May) and Fall (September-October): 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. 5:30 p.m. available on certain days. March, November and December: 2pm every day but Monday – 9:30am Inland Waterway Tours on Select Days

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is a must try attraction if ever you are in Norfolk. We arrived and stayed in Hampton without much knowledge of what to do or see but when the hotel reception suggested the tour we jumped at it. The 90 minute cruise came with a running commentary from the very knowledgeable skipper who described every ship docked by name... More 

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amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this review

Glad to hear your hotel sent you our way. Thanks for cruising with us - hope to see you aboard again on your next visit. More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

WOW! What a great tour. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The narrative tour was so informative and actually seeing the USS Bush and USS Roosevelt Aircraft carriers was a treat. Didn't realize just how big port of Norfolk was and how many cargo ships are loaded there. All 8 of us really enjoyed the tour and came away... More 

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amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for cruising with us - we agree that the Aircraft Carriers are an awesome sight! Regards Tom More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

The Captain is very knowledgeable about the harbor and gets you as close to all the sights as he can. He gives a narrative of all the sights you see. He also will give as much notice as he can about how rough the water may be in certain areas. The Navy yard was impressive and the captain gave us... More 

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Thanks for cruising with us. Glad to hear you enjoyed the Tour. Regards Tom More 

Gresham, Oregon
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145 reviews 145 reviews
62 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We take harbor cruises most places we go, and this will be a very tough one to beat. not only do you get taking along side Aircraft Carriers, Destroyers, Battleships, and some Navy vessels I don't even know (but they sure looked cool), but the Captain is giving a live narration of what you see. Not canned, he knows the... More 

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amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this review

What a great review! Thanks for cruising with us. I will be sure to let our Captains know how much you enjoyed their tour. Regards Tom More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Victory Rover is a great way to see ships of the Sixth Fleet in port. The Captain was very knowledgable about the ships and buildings around the base and around Norfolk and Portsmouth. It was an enjoyable experience.

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amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this review

Glad you found the tour to be so informative - thanks for cruising with us. More 

Sussex, Wisconsin
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

What a great way to see the commercial & Navy ports of call! The captain was very informative. The tour stays in the channel so the ride is smooth. There is plenty of seating either outside or inside with great views from either place. This is a great activity if you like history or military information.

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Thanks for cruising with us! More 

Moncton, Canada
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128 reviews 128 reviews
29 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The ticket office was very easy to find and parking is available across the street from the main waterfront. The brochure directs were easy to follow The boat was nice had both top deck and indoor setting. They had a small snack bar plus a souvenir area. Washrooms were very clean. The tour was very informative with lots of information,... More 

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New York City
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65 reviews 65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Norfolk has the world's largest naval base. It can be easily seen from the water. US Naval ships are truly awesome. The port is large and complex and seeing it from the water is fun and interesting. It is great for a family or a couple The Victory Rover is comfortable, spacious and really pleasant. The guided tour is actually... More 

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Nebraska
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77 reviews 77 reviews
34 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We decided to take this 2 hour cruise based on other reviews and it did not disappoint. Learned a lot about the area and what goes on here. Had a nice day for the cruise also. Highly recommend.

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Columbus, Ohio
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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I had to take a day off from walking, and this sounded ideal. One boards the boat at NAUTICUS which is where one buys tickets, There are 2 stars here...the cruise boat and the Navy ships one sees. The boat is very comfortable. I took a Dramamine one hour before, but I don't think there is a need for this.... More 

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