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Great White Water Sports

#4 of 10 Tours in Norfolk
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Address: 1000 E Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503-2084
Phone Number: 757-656-3577
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Now located at 1000 E Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503, in our new 4,000...

Now located at 1000 E Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503, in our new 4,000 sq. ft. facility directly on the beautiful beaches of the Chesapeake Bay. Launch directly from the beach, as we combine safety with breathtaking experiences, to ensure our customers have "Waves of Fun!". We offer jet skis, dolphin tours, stand up paddleboards, kayaks, canoes, small fishing boats, and much more. At Great White Water Sports, you can make it a day at the beach, as beach volleyball, cornhole, free parking and wi-fi are included with any rental purchase. Come today and experience the Virginia Beach area's premier water sports rental company. "We'll see you on the water!"

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This was our second trip to Great White. Both times the staff was very pleasant and the wave runners were perfect. You get a large area in the Chesapeake Bay to run around in. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
R C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second trip to Great White. Both times the staff was very pleasant and the wave runners were perfect. You get a large area in the Chesapeake Bay to run around in. We had a great time on both trips. Highly recommended.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide took us on a 30 mile round trip and found a spot with lots of dolphins, it was lovely. I was slightly nervous as a beginner and the sea was quite bumpy but felt safe at all times and my 20yr old son said it was the best morning of his life! The staff and guides were great,... More 

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Huntingtown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family ( mom, dad, 16 year old, 12 year old and 3 year old) all went on the dolphin jet skiing tour. The staff was professional, accommodating and very very nice. We had a blast out on the water with tour guide Justin. We saw several pods of dolphins including ones with babies. Justin was attentive, professional and had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

So, I have done this tour twice, once alone, and once with my girlfriend (I rode in back so she could have fun driving). Now I have rented jet skis before. Usually, you are given a 300ft X 300ft (or so) square of water where you can basically barely do dounts and don't even think about going near anyone else.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

The service was focused on the customer- everyone was VERY focused on making sure my family was safe and having FUN. And FUN we had!! My teenage son and 10 year old daughter both said that was the best part of our vacation. Thanks guys!!!

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Not only was this an incredible experience, all of the people who work there are excellent. Stayed in Norfolk for the weekend and this was on our "must do list." We had never jet skied, but the staff gives you brief, but concise and clear instructions and sends you off to get your moneys worth. The hour was perfect and... More 

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District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went on a jet ski tour. I had ridden jet skis before, but it was a first time for my wife. They had her driving and comfortable almost immediately through clear, succinct, and helpful instructions. We saw dozens of dolphins and a few even flipped. The tour guide shared some interesting facts and even took us... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Place is nice and well kept. Staff is great, accommodating and very helpful. They offer military discount too. The place is preferable to rent jet skis as it is less crowded and offer more privacy compared to Virginia Beach. It would have been a more perfect experience if there was an area to rinse off/shower. Overall a great experience.

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Thank sidikya
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

What a great experience with Great White Water Sports. Its been awhile since I've had fun on a jet ski. When you own your on ski you become accustomed to a certain level of freedom. When renting Your always confined to a small area of water. With Great White Water Sports we have an amazing amount of freedom. We took... More 

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West Sand Lake, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

We had an amazing time. They were so nice and attentive. We took the dolphin tour and had a great time. A couple people for the tour were running a little late and they let my friends and I paddle board for free while we waited. Would definitely go back and recommend it to anyone.

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