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Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises

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Address: 1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
Phone Number: 757-627-7406
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NAVAL BASE CRUISES ABOARD THE VICTORY ROVER. Your front row seat to the...

NAVAL BASE CRUISES ABOARD THE VICTORY ROVER. Your front row seat to the Naval Fleet. 2 Hour Narrated Naval Base Cruises depart daily from Nauticus, home of the Battleship Wisconsin. The Captain provides a fascinating and entertaining commentary aboard this Coast Guard inspected vessel. Cruising the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River you will see the sights of one of the world’s busiest sea ports including the world’s largest naval base, home of the Atlantic Fleet: Destroyers, Guided Missile Cruisers, Submarines, Aircraft Carriers and more. Up to 150 guests enjoy plenty of comfortable seating, air conditioned enclosed deck, open air shaded upper deck, snack bar and souvenir shop. $20 Adults, $12 Children. Summer Schedule (June – August): 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. daily. Spring (April-May) and Fall (September-October): 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. 5:30 p.m. available on certain days. March, November and December: 2pm every day but Monday – 9:30am Inland Waterway Tours on Select Days

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Great Tour with Great Views!

Excellent boat tour with knowledgeable captain providing a detailed description of vessels currently docked at the naval station. Great views of the entire inlet and no security... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent boat tour with knowledgeable captain providing a detailed description of vessels currently docked at the naval station. Great views of the entire inlet and no security requirements to deal with like the on-base tours. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took a tour on the Norfolk waterfront. Nice vessel with plenty of viewing areas and ample seating. Extremely knowledgeable crew and Captain. Tour included the history of water transportation, the surrounding towns, and the military and commercial operations along the waterfront. Throw in a few dolphins along for the ride and you have the best tour on the waterfront!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time on this cruise learning about the history of the surrounding cities The highlight was seeing all the battleships and aircraft carriers!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my mom, friend, and son on this cruise, only expecting a little sight seeing. This far exceeded any expectation! It was so excited enjoyable, and the narrator was also the pilot, and extremely informative. We went close to the naval base and had an amazing education from the seaside view of the amazing naval ships and subs. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened upon this water tour online. It was the best stop we made on our mini vacation. With our tickets we also got to in Nauticus and the USS Wilmington. The best part was this informative 2 hour cruise with excellent narration. We learned so much and saw so much in the 2 hours we were onboard. The crew... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cruise was worth admission price. We were on top deck and could hear all of the areas that were talked about from the captain. The George Washington and George H Bush carriers were in port. The cruise is 2 hours or so and moves along quickly. I would recommend sunscreen for those on the top deck. The Wisconsin tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this tour! I've been twice & am going again this week! It's now on my "must do" list for visitors to our area. Great narrators. Clean, comfortable ship. Awesome tour of the naval base! Interesting information about Portsmouth and Norfolk along the way great value! I thought the ticketing office was hard to find. Better signs would help!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cruise was great. The day was beautiful and the staff were great! The announcer told all we needed to know plus more!! Can't wait to do this tour again!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This boat tour is amazing ! The Captain knows everything there is to know about every ship you will see on the tour. I have been on several boat tours of local ports but this one exceeds them all! You must do this while visiting Norfolk..... You will not be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, easy paced tour of the harbor and US Naval piers. The boat was comfortable, with plenty of shade, seating, and air-conditioned areas. Snack bar offers cold drinks and adult beverages, snacks and a few hot food items. Clean bathrooms aboard. Very knowledgeable captain! Fyi, US Navy ships movements is not public information, so nobody knows which ships you'll see... More 

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