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Address: Leesylvania State Park, Lorton, VA 22191
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+1 703-498-4348

We are a charter boat company offering tour rides and charters on the...

We are a charter boat company offering tour rides and charters on the Occoquan and Potomac RIvers in Fairfax and Prince William COunties.

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Very fun cruise

We went on a 90 min. Cruise , it was very informative. Captain Mark is very knowledgeable of the local area and happy to share his knowledge or just let you enjoy the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2015
theplumbingmedi... .
Fairfax, Virginia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The cruise was a delight! The staff were very helpful and accommodating, even moving the boat so my elderly Dad could more readily get on the boat. They assisted him getting on and off and provided a wonderful tour of the Potomac. I learned a lot about local history and we even spotted a bald eagle. The weather was perfect... More 

Thank 327Lois
Woodbridge, Virginia
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

It was a very hot day but a beautiful day for a boat ride. This was my second time riding his boat and I enjoyed myself again. The Captain was very knowledgeable and my children really enjoyed it. We will come again!

2 Thank hennessy57
Haymarket, VA
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40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

My wife and son took the hour long cruise from Leesylvania State Park... and not only was it an enjoyable experience, but the Capt (Mark Perry) was extremely approachable for an extended Q&A session... all the while providing his guests with historic data of the area... in addition to the Osprey and Eagle sightings along the way! We definitely will... More 

1 Thank gkhicks
Stafford, Virginia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

I bought the livingsocial voucher to take the cruise to Tim's Rivershore. I was able to schedule a mutually beneficial day, which I can understand you need a certain amount of people to make the boat trip break even. We were scheduled to leave on Sunday at 10:15 am. We were at Madigan's by 10:10 am. Not super early, but... More 

2 Thank TJ B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I recently got a Living Social deal for a boat cruise to use for my birthday party -- I had no idea what to expect, having never been to this area before. Safe to say that Capt. Mark and the boat more than exceeded my expectations. It was just a blast and we had an amazing afternoon. We had a... More 

Thank ohiomaryland
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

What a great way to spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon - a glass of wine and a smooth river cruise! The Captain of the boat was informative with historical information of the river area as well as enjoyable stories and real estate information. We plan to do it again in a few weeks when the trees start to turn -... More 

Thank AnnieK4903
Fairfax, Virginia
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300 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

We went on a 90 min. Cruise , it was very informative. Captain Mark is very knowledgeable of the local area and happy to share his knowledge or just let you enjoy the beautiful scenery. Well worth the price of admission.

Thank theplumbingmedi... .
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Capt Mark was wonderful! His pontoon is casual and had plenty of space for our group of 20 to spread out. He hooked up our music and Cally made us delicious bloody marks'. We cruised from Occaquon to Tim's Rivershore. We ate great crabs and had great drinks.. Carat Mark then took us over to an island where we all... More 

1 Thank Vanessa R
Sterling, Virginia
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216 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

3 to 3.5 I think. I got the groupon $30 for 2 people to Tim's for lunch. Scheduling - 1st call he said to email to reserve. I never got confirmation. Sometime later called again and he said to re-send email and he'd confirm. Luckily, this time, he mentioned that there was only one option on Saturday (6 pm -11:00)... More 

Thank redblueyes
Silver Spring, Maryland
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Rivershore Charters offers excellent service to attractions along Virginia's Ocaquan River including a 90 minute cruise to Tim's Rivershore Restaurant and Crab House. The boat waits at Tim's for two hours, plenty of time to enjoy crab dishes at bargain prices. Captain Mark chats away with historic tidbits, but says noting about environmental issues although nmuch of the cruise is... More 

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