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Capitol River Cruises

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Georgetown Harbor, Washington DC, DC
+1 800-405-5511
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We were expecting a monuments cruise and got a trip to Georgetown with some monuments in the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Allan2
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London, Canada
Monument cruise was disappointing

Luckily didn't pay a ton for this through a groupon offer. Had done a DCSights night tour that we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
timcarla
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St Louis, MO
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were expecting a monuments cruise and got a trip to Georgetown with some monuments in the distance. Wasn't a total loss as it was park of a package but would take a pass if we could do it over.

Thank Allan2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luckily didn't pay a ton for this through a groupon offer. Had done a DCSights night tour that we really enjoyed and this was just not that good. There were a few facts that I didn't know, but overall small, shabby boat with a short...More

Thank timcarla
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Interesting tour of DC area from water. Highly recommend this during the time of the Cherry Blossom festival in the spring. Very beautiful views of the shore when the trees are blooming. There is an interesting restaurant area close to the Georgetown Harbor dock to...More

1  Thank Gerald H
Reviewed June 1, 2017

We looked forward to the River Cruise on our trip to DC, planned it carefully into our stay in DC and was very disappointed. The boat was old, staff wasn't very friendly, the water was very brown and dirty. Just wasn't at all what we...More

Thank kpdoula
Reviewed May 31, 2017

what a trip up the river and seeing the attractions of Washington DC? Nice quick tour. Reasonable. The guided part is just enough information to understand what you are seeing.

Thank Becky V
Reviewed January 30, 2017

I have been to DC many times; however, I had never taken an evening river cruise up the Potomac. I joined two friends and it was fabulous. Something everyone must do as you can see DC in a different light in the evening. Beware, do...More

Thank vinfamily3
Reviewed August 8, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the Sunset Sail. The views and narration were great. The boat was simple, but offered refreshments. You can sit inside or outside. Definitely get there 15 minutes before departure so you can pick your seat. Seemed more family oriented then the other...More

Thank 3amandad
Reviewed August 8, 2016

What a wonderful cruise it's 45 minutes of sights, scenery and picture ops. For those that are afraid of the water fear not. The boats are very stable, they run on a protected portion of the Potomac River. I'm a DC native I always take...More

2  Thank knautical1
Reviewed August 3, 2016

we took a visiting friend on the Capital River Cruise on the Potomac on August 3rd. .....................................It was .a beautiful day. We boarded the boat.at two it was a beautiful day for our cruise. We boarded a small boat at 2 PM and went to...More

Thank emilyfrankel
Reviewed June 21, 2016

We took the 3pm cruise. Very informative. Nice ride. Get discount tickets online prior to cruise. Very affordable that way. Lots of restaurants right along the river and not a far walk to Georgetown shopping.

2  Thank shocker4tree
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