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Seasonal sightseeing cruises, with seaports including Alexandria’s historic waterfront, Georgetown, Nationals Park baseball stadium, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Sightseeing highlights include the Washington monuments plus pirate cruises...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the water taxi from National Harbor to DC, and back. It was great! So much easier than driving there. Very pretty ride. Inside or outside options.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shannon J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I enjoyed a fun ride today on the river taxi from Alexandria to The National Harbor. The crew was helpful and pleasant. The boat and loading docks were in excellent condition. Being able to sit inside or outside, and move around during...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Alexandria and tried to book a trip on the website but never could book tickets to Georgetown. The website is an absolute joke. No important info at all. We finally found a number on the site (it was disconnected) but tried another...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anna J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Finding the place to buy tickets in Georgetown was a joke. We found the spot the night before in Alexandria but when we walked up to the window the guy there was talking to what seemed to be a friend and never offered to help...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

The cruise offers a different perspective of Washington DC and Arlington from Potomac River. There were taped narrations but it was partially drowned out by the engine noise. The cruise time is about 45mins and it offered a quick and dirty way to see the...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

One of my best visit, great customer service, clean, and good information. Its a nice event to sightseeing

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

We had planned our Washington DC/Virginia vacation many months in advance. We were looking forward to seeing some of the capital's monument from the water by taking this boat cruise. My husband checked the company's website carefully and it said that the last weekday cruise...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

The people working were very disorganized. No one was at the dock station when we got there at 12:15. The boat was also very loud and you couldn’t hear the history facts. It was fun to be on the water but wouldn’t recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carly W
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We used the wharf water taxi to get from the wharf to Georgetown. It's a nice and relatively inexpensive way to see the city from a different perspective, and the Georgetown docking point was just a few minutes walk from our hotel, so really convenient....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Was a ride ride from national harbor to Alexandria and back only bad thing was a crazy guy that seemed to be on something and kept try to put his arm around me

Date of experience: October 2018
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Diana H
March 7, 2018|
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Response from rmj412 | Reviewed this property |
We rode the water taxi, but not to Mt. Vernon, sorry. We did visit Mt. Vernon by car and really enjoyed the visit.
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Wordsrfun | Reviewed this property |
You definitely need to call the company. There were not any dogs on board when I cruised.
Becky P
March 16, 2017|
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Response from Michelle M | Reviewed this property |
It should be included, but call them to be sure! 877-511-2628