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Naval Station Norfolk

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1530 Gilbert St, Norfolk, VA 23511-2730
+1 757-444-7955
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2-Hour Victory Rover Naval Cruise
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The oldest naval port in the United States that offers guided tours.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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1530 Gilbert St, Norfolk, VA 23511-2730
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+1 757-444-7955
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"bus tour"
in 41 reviews
"take pictures"
in 37 reviews
"largest naval base in the world"
in 24 reviews
"nice bus"
in 6 reviews
"navy exchange"
in 6 reviews
"security check"
in 6 reviews
"hampton blvd"
in 7 reviews
"admirals row"
in 5 reviews
"naval personnel"
in 5 reviews
"active duty"
in 14 reviews
"aircraft carrier"
in 20 reviews
"great tour"
in 22 reviews
"private tour"
in 6 reviews
"big ships"
in 6 reviews
"subs"
in 10 reviews
"naval ships"
in 11 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time touring and traveling around naval base looking at all the ships in port. As an Army veteran it is no doubt we have the greatest navy in the world.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a MUST for military buffs, patriots and anyone wanting an up close look at the largest Naval Station in the world. We were fortunate during our trip that two Aircraft Carriers were in port. The CVN 72 USS Abraham Lincoln (Nimitz Class) and...More

Thank D_Myers_USA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky in that our nephew is an officer and we were not only allowed on the base but were driven out to the docks to get up close and personal with the biggest and newest aircraft carriers, destroyers, cruisers and one of 3...More

Thank Lee H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 45 minute tour of the naval station and the ships docked was very interesting. We enjoyed seeing the large vessels up close. The tour guide was pleasant and informative. Some might be disappointed by the fact that you are not allowed to leave the...More

Thank Robert T
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

Was able to see alot of ships that were dry docked for repairs and ships that are still in servive. Saw the new Gerald R. Ford Nuclear Super Carrier anchored near the docks.

1  Thank James L
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

This is the largest naval base on Earth. As such it has tons and tons of things and is huge. Everything here is big and sometimes that is good and sometimes that's bad. MWR is big, lots of food options, the NEX is big, and...More

Thank Alison M
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

I'm glad it only cost each of us $5 Dollars because all it is a bus ride around the naval station with a sailor talking to you. Didn't see much. Not aloud off the bus it stopped once for a picture of a aircraft carrier...More

Thank John T
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

First .. call the day before, or day of tour, to confirm it is available. We arrived day of tour, which I confirmed the day before, to be told the first tour may be cancelled, due to pre-organized groups arriving in their private tour buses....More

1  Thank FLworldwanderer
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

I was looking forward to the tour of the Naval base, but it was so disappointing. We had to do strict security which I totally get, but our guide, was terrible. We saw more from the water the day before! He didn't talk about life...More

Thank kkuch2017
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Very interesting to see the battleships, aircraft carriers ,etc.up close. The base is huge.our guide was excellent in giving statistics about the entire operation.

1  Thank Joan L
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Patricia M
May 26, 2018|
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Response from James L | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets online at The USS Wisconsin website or purchase them when you arrive there. Best to buy the Combo tickets and save money.
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Becky S
May 13, 2018|
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Response from Joan L | Reviewed this property |
Check with the naval base.
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March 31, 2018|
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Response from DJ M | Reviewed this property |
My son is on active duty at Norfolk just now. If you can find a way to contact me privately I am certain he would be able to take your father on a private tour. I will see what I can do from my end as we are both from... More
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