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About Capitol River Cruises
Capitol River Cruises is a small family owned and operated Tour Boat Agency that has been cruising on the Potomac River in Washington, DC for 29 years! We have 2 vessels. Nightingale and Nightingale 2. We offer Narrated Boat Tours, All You Can Eat Crab Charters, Booze Cruises and Custom Private Charters. Our everyday narrated tours are 45 minutes long. We board every hour on the hour at Washington Harbor in Georgetown, cruise past the 14th St. Bridges and turn around near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. You'll learn all about the history of Washington, DC monuments, memorials, statues and the surrounding area. Our Crab Charters include 3 hours of all you can eat crab & corn and all you can drink beer & wine (upgrade to full bar available). Create your own custom charter for company outings, birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, celebrations, etc. Visit our website for more information or contact us! We hope to see you aboard one of our vessels!
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emmaline410 wrote a review Jul 2022
SC179 contributions55 helpful votes
nice way to spend some time resting your feet! learned some info, enjoyed the sights, friendly staff
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Kim wrote a review Jul 2022
Accokeek, Maryland14 contributions5 helpful votes
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This is an inexpensive way to spend a little time in the water. I’ve been 4 times and always enjoy it. It’s Just a short relaxing cruise up the river and back. There are a few monuments and building to see but, not a lot. $25 is a fair price.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Claude A Ewert wrote a review Jul 2022
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Very nice tour... The speaker´s volume could be louder. Most of the explanations were lost due to environment noise.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Nellie L wrote a review Jun 2022
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Interesting facts and a good timeframe (not too short or long) and price. The boat is small enough that there are no bad seats and great views. The wharf is a lively location for a meal, dessert and strolling.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Tamieko B wrote a review Jun 2022
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Very good experience. My grandson is 8 and kind of a history buff. He recognized the landmarks. The cruise boat wasn’t crowded, there were spacious tables & chairs. The drink and snack selection was plentiful. The spirits were mixed well (not weak). Very good experience!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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