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National River Tours

106 reviews
Washington DC, DC, USA
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About National River Tours
Sight seeing on the Potomac River, Washington, DC
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Hours Today: 11:30 AM - 7:30 AM
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

The staff was very accommodating as we missed our original cruise date. They were more than happy to accommodate our needs, which means a lot. The cruise itself was great, the captain was very knowledgeable and friendly. We would definitely choose them again.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

I booked this tour for a group of German exchange students. They really enjoyed the excursion and this was the right length of time, without all of the fancy frills.

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Francesca C
Reviewed September 1, 2018

A knowledgeable captain, with excellent insight into the monuments and buildings of Washington DC as seen from the river.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We were waiting for boat leaving 3.45pm. When boat came in and captain saw only 4 people he said he rather go home as he had not had any Customers all day. Very rude and ashame S our daughter had looked forward to this all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 519steffens
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Spur of the moment led us to book this tour, and we booked based on previous reviews. We enjoyed ourselves throughly! The live narration by the captain and the views of areas that larger tour boats can't access is what made it so enjoyable. My...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JoAnne Q
Reviewed August 25, 2018

We're local to DC and we've done a themed boat tour before and have taken water taxis. I wanted a cruise along the Potomac with plenty of sights and chances for my kids to see the DC skyline. The tour was exactly as promised -...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

This was the perfect thing on a hot summer afternoon. The boat and trip are both very simple but you get to see the city from a different perspective and the captain's history of the various bridges, buildings and monuments you see covered many things...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Our National River Tours experience was a pleasant experience. For $15 dollars it was a nice way to spend a couple hours and to see a different view of DC. It was low key and the guide had some nice gems of info presented in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CSVerdad
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I would call this a nice boat ride. The captain inserted quite a bit of editorial content into his

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Date of experience: July 2018
Thank April D
Reviewed July 20, 2018

I tried to book on other boat tours that I have used in the past when relatives are visiting us in DC but they were all sold out. I found National River Tours on-line and was a bit nervous about the quality of the tour...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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sheprosser
July 17, 2017|
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Response from oscar_whiskey | Reviewed this property |
There is lot parking, street parking, and garage parking within walking distance.
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toneill421
August 26, 2016|
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Response from SashaMalia | Reviewed this property |
At the dock, there are about 3 restaurants and an ice cream/gelato shop.
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