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Spirit of Norfolk Lunch Cruise on the Elizabeth River provided by Spirit of Norfolk

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Spirit of Norfolk Lunch Cruise on the Elizabeth River

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Spirit of Norfolk Lunch Cruise on the Elizabeth River
Guests are required to wear masks/face coverings when on board as they are interacting with others who are not members of their household. Masks not required while seated. Cloth face coverings are not required under on young children under age 2, and anyone who has trouble breathing.
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
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  • 1
    Spirit of Norfolk
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Town Point Park
    Stop: 10 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • A two-hour cruise along the Elizabeth River
  • Delicious lunch buffet with freshly prepared entrees, salads and desserts
  • Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
  • Spectacular views of the Navy's Atlantic Fleet with engaging narration
  • Entertainment: Live DJ, dance floor, and games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, foosball, etc.
  • Entry/Admission - Spirit of Norfolk
  • Alcoholic drinks available to purchase on board
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Parking is available at the Waterside Garage, on the corner of Waterside Drive and Atlantic Avenue.
  • Our decks are climate-controlled to cruise year-round
  • in all weather conditions.
  • Most guests choose comfortable, casually stylish attire.
  • Infants under three cruise free. We offer children’s prices every day of the week except Saturday.
  • We do our best to accommodate dietary restrictions. Please let your server know if you have any serious food allergies.
  • Spirit of Norfolk features communal seating. Most tables accommodate 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 people; so guests may be seated with other parties. We hope this will spark conversation and help everyone get to know each other.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Xclusive C wrote a review Jul 2020
1 contribution
Great experience and overall great time! Will definitely come back! I have already started planning the next cruise
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Date of experience: July 2020
JD T wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
Took a trip on the Elizabeth River aboard The Spirit of Norfolk. The dining was great but most of all the staff aboard the vessel was nothing short of professional and held a standard of excellence in service. Would love to visit again, you will enjoy this trip!
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Date of experience: March 2020
friend12345 wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions2 helpful votes
Nice way to see the base and have a nice lunch as well. Staff very cordial. Like a mini cruise! We went with friends visiting the area for first time.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Kerry R wrote a review Sep 2019
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My husband and I came to Virginia Beach for our anniversary vacation and were searching the internet to find things to do while here. We came across the Spirit of Norfolk and booked ourselves for the cruise. There was a wonderful buffet laid out for all the passengers, as well
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Date of experience: September 2019
Lakeich wrote a review Sep 2019
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It’s was our first time cruising locally and we couldn’t of pick a better day. The staff was friendly, the food was hot and delicious, the drinks kept coming. We had a lovely time on the top deck on lounge chairs....Our anniversary we enjoyed cruising with family....Will be
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Date of experience: August 2019
About the operator

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By: Spirit of Norfolk
Shanitta R
Great time
I had a great time. The staff was nice, the food was good and the ship was very clean! I really enjoyed the DJ too.
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Overall it was a great experience! The food and drinks were good. The views and sunset was beautiful
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In the middle of the covid19 pandemic we were still able to practice social distancing and still have a great exper
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Moonlight Cruise! It was a lot of fun
Overall this is a great value, it was a nice cruise and the food was decent. The staff is friendly and they have pl
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Evening Family Cruise
The entire evening was wonderful. From the first step on the ship to the last dance we had fun. Everyone was extrem
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Birthday celebration
Great food! The set up was perfect. It was dark and cold so the top floor was not ideal. The staff was friendly and
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Celebrated my girlfriend's birthday.
It was stress free to make on line purchase for dinner cruise to celebrated my girlfriend's birthday. Once we arriv
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great staff
really great staff made the trip!! Bateaux new york better food. the staff here was friendly, fun and accommodating
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Shane S
Save your money
Went on a late night dinner cruise December 7th, it was lacking to say the least. The entire crew was very pleasant
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Geneva J
Spirit of the Norfolk
Awesome time best time ever staff was so friendly and the music was was just right the food was fresh and good I tr
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Dinner cruise at a training
Had a dinner cruise as part of a networking event at a training conference. The cruise along the Navy ships was ve
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Only if you have a Groupon or deep discount!
This felt like such a rip off...I would only do it again if it were free or nearly free. I paid for 40 plus guests.
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Brunch Cruise in Norfolk,VA
Went on the Sprit of Norfolk Dinner Cruises once again. 30 years ago on our honeymoon we took the dinner cruise.
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Dominique F
We celebrated our Anniversary with Brother and sister in law also had anniversary!
We were 2 couples celebrating both our anniversaries together! We had a delicious dinner, with all the works, later
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40th birthday
Highly recommended for groups and couples trying to have a good times without breaking your wallet. Can't wait to g
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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