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American Rover Sailing Cruises

333 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-3202
+1 757-627-7245
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Best Entertainment Value For Your Money

Excellent in every way. We have cruised to many times to count on the American Rover and every... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago
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Sailing Away on the American Rover

We had a great time on this beautiful sail boat. It was a warm gorgeous evening for our adventure... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sherry S
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Set Sail with the friendly and experienced crew of this 125 passengerSailing Schooner. Offering Daytime and Sunset harbor cruises under sailon the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River and the Port of Virginia.Help hoist the sails, take a turn at the helm, or just relax as the captain points out the sights of the historic Norfolk Harbor. Sunset cruises feature live entertainment. This elegant ship with her distinctive red sails is Coast Guard inspected for safety. Comfortable seating is available on the shaded upper deck and in our air-conditioned below deck area with ship store, bar and rest rooms. Popular for families, weddings, field trips,group outings and company parties since 1986. Cruises depart Waterside Marina in Downtown Norfolk. Sailing Mid April through Late October (Call or go online for Spring and Fall Daytime and Sunset Schedule)Summer Season (June – August) Cruises Depart Every day except Monday2 Hour Harbor Cruise 1:30pm (Adults $20, Children $12) 2 Hour SunsetCruise 7pm ($25 Adults, $15 Children). Special Moonlight Cruises and Themed Events – Inquire for more info.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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333 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-3202
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent in every way. We have cruised to many times to count on the American Rover and every cruise is different, exciting, relaxing and very enjoyable. We recommended the American Rover to friends, family and anyone interesting in having a great experience aboard a beautiful...More

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Great Review! Thanks for sailing with us!

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great time on this beautiful sail boat. It was a warm gorgeous evening for our adventure. We had so much fun watching the sails unravel. They even let our little grand daughter help with the ropes. We enjoyed the live music, the...More

Thank Sherry S
amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all had a great time. The crew was very knowledgeable and very pleasant answering questions. Our 3 yr old grandson had a great time below deck. The perfect weather also helped to make the trip great.

Thank DougandMeg
amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for sailing with us - glad to hear you enjoyed the cruise!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passing time while my grad student husband was in class... this cruise was a great way to spend two hours on the water enjoying the sunshine and harbor sights. The harbor tour included a great deal of history, which I enjoyed. I recommend. Beverages and...More

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sailing with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent cruise. Exceeded our expectations. Thank you! We appreciate the excellent service and the informative narrative.

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took 3 kids onboard, the trip would be better suited for adults. Traveling in October we had fewer choices and really wanted a boat tour so we did this one. Kids had a decent time and it was relaxing. The boat musician did liven...More

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sailing with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed the sunset cruise :). Excellent staff, drinks, and views! Thank you for making this a great date night!

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sailing aboard the American Rover!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the 2-hour sunset cruise. The weather, sunset, and view of downtown Norfolk as we pulled away was great. The wind was a bit calm so we had to motor a bit more than normal. The price is very reasonable for what we got....More

Thank Ron S
amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! Look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely cruise in the harbor, however we had bad weather move in and had to cruise back quickly. Despite the wind and rain, we all enjoyed the cruise. The boat is great, the crew helpful, we learned a lot. And we were given rain...More

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for sailing with us - see you next time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relaxing for adults, mesmerizing for our autistic teenager, and exciting for our 4yr old!! The youngest was a great helper and steered the boat!

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for sailing aboard the American Rover!

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There is a parking deck for a fee that you can park in on Waterside Drive, you walk across the street and the ticket booth and where you board is dockside almost directly across from the parking deck you can not miss it you... More
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