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Capitol River Cruises

Georgetown Harbor, Washington DC, DC
+1 800-405-5511
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My sister and I bought online boat tickets for us and our six kids. When we showed up we waited 40... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jlalla
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Baltimore, Maryland
Good value for money

We booked this through the bus company for a discount. A lovely boat and a nice quiet location... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mampag
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Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
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  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I bought online boat tickets for us and our six kids. When we showed up we waited 40 minutes for the boat, which was fine. The online website said the boat leaves every hour. When the boat arrived, the captain said we...More

1  Thank jlalla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this through the bus company for a discount. A lovely boat and a nice quiet location. Like most tourist boat trips the seating was just some plastic chairs but you are only in for about 45 mins so not a problem. There are...More

Thank Mampag
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We were expecting a monuments cruise and got a trip to Georgetown with some monuments in the distance. Wasn't a total loss as it was park of a package but would take a pass if we could do it over.

Thank Allan2
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Luckily didn't pay a ton for this through a groupon offer. Had done a DCSights night tour that we really enjoyed and this was just not that good. There were a few facts that I didn't know, but overall small, shabby boat with a short...More

Thank timcarla
Reviewed 16 July 2017

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

1  Thank Gerald H
Reviewed 2 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 31 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 9 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
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