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Capitol River Cruises

Georgetown Harbor, Washington DC, DC
+1 800-405-5511
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Interesting tour of DC area from water

Interesting tour of DC area from water. Highly recommend this during the time of the Cherry Blossom... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerald H
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Not impressed

We looked forward to the River Cruise on our trip to DC, planned it carefully into our stay in DC... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Waupaca, Wisconsin
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Georgetown Harbor, Washington DC, DC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting tour of DC area from water. Highly recommend this during the time of the Cherry Blossom festival in the spring. Very beautiful views of the shore when the trees are blooming. There is an interesting restaurant area close to the Georgetown Harbor dock to...More

Thank Gerald H
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We looked forward to the River Cruise on our trip to DC, planned it carefully into our stay in DC and was very disappointed. The boat was old, staff wasn't very friendly, the water was very brown and dirty. Just wasn't at all what we...More

Thank kpdoula
Reviewed 31 May 2017

what a trip up the river and seeing the attractions of Washington DC? Nice quick tour. Reasonable. The guided part is just enough information to understand what you are seeing.

Thank Becky V
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I have been to DC many times; however, I had never taken an evening river cruise up the Potomac. I joined two friends and it was fabulous. Something everyone must do as you can see DC in a different light in the evening. Beware, do...More

Thank vinfamily3
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the Sunset Sail. The views and narration were great. The boat was simple, but offered refreshments. You can sit inside or outside. Definitely get there 15 minutes before departure so you can pick your seat. Seemed more family oriented then the other...More

Thank 3amandad
Reviewed 8 August 2016

What a wonderful cruise it's 45 minutes of sights, scenery and picture ops. For those that are afraid of the water fear not. The boats are very stable, they run on a protected portion of the Potomac River. I'm a DC native I always take...More

2  Thank knautical1
Reviewed 3 August 2016

we took a visiting friend on the Capital River Cruise on the Potomac on August 3rd. .....................................It was .a beautiful day. We boarded the boat.at two it was a beautiful day for our cruise. We boarded a small boat at 2 PM and went to...More

Thank emilyfrankel
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We took the 3pm cruise. Very informative. Nice ride. Get discount tickets online prior to cruise. Very affordable that way. Lots of restaurants right along the river and not a far walk to Georgetown shopping.

2  Thank shocker4tree
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Definitely purchase your tickets with groupon or travel zoo for a great deal on tickets. However, full price ticket holders and tour groups get priority boarding on the boat. The area is interesting so the wait isn't as bad. The tour is something different to...More

2  Thank Carol_Squ
Reviewed 6 May 2016

This cruise is a GREAT way to get a quick overview of DC from the water in under 60 minutes. Our captain highlighted many historical sights including bridges and monuments to history of the District. Well worth the time and money.

1  Thank Va8991
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