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Virginia Dare Paddleboat

3619 Airport Rd, Moneta, VA 24121-4526
+1 540-297-7100
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“great tour” (2 reviews)
“captain” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
3619 Airport Rd, Moneta, VA 24121-4526
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Didn't eat and should have. The trip was sensational and the commentary gave you a clear picture of SML. I would recommend anyone going to SML take the tour.

Thank clancymcq
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Two hours Taco cruise on Labor Day weekend with nice weather was fabulous. It was highlight of our day. Staff was friendly, bar on the boat and Taco buffet. Buffet could have been little better. It only had nachos and sift tacos. Hard taco lovers...More

Thank Parminder S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Great, and maybe only, way to get a tour of the lake if you don't have or know someone with a boat. The lake is huge and you can't see it from the road. For that reason I gave it 5 stars. You would need...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Took the tour this past week and it was a great trip and a good way to learn about the Lake. The staff was great and the Captain very knowledgeable of the Lake and area. We took the cruise with lunch which was good but...More

Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a great way to see the area from a water perspective if you don't have your own boat. We did just the site seeing no dinner. Well worth the money.

Thank Billnkimd
Reviewed 14 June 2017

i always bring visiting friends for a ride on the Virginia Dare. For the views, the history and the food. always there is a reason to enjoy this trip!

1  Thank Travelinglizarded
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My friend and I made reservations for the "sightseeing" cruise only on a recent Saturday. It was easy to call and make the reservations; you have to give them a credit card to hold the reservation, but do not have to pay until the day...More

Thank LivingFaithfully
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Unable to make reservations on line, the employee and I played phone tag for a couple of days. Got reservation made & confirmation, which gave directions and suggested we not trust on line or GPS directions. We did however and found it fine though it...More

1  Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Wonderful service, friendly staff. My girlfriend and her friend visited on the weekend. Everyone enjoyed their food,drinks,etc. All the staff could not of been any nicer.

Thank jtc228
Alice S, General Manager at Virginia Dare Paddleboat, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

We're so glad they enjoyed their Cruise! We hope you'll come back and Cruise with us again! Thank you!

Reviewed 10 August 2016

We wanted to do the sightseeing cruise but with 4 days of rainy, cloudy weather we kept putting it off. Finally, on departure day, the sun came out and sparkled on the water so enticingly that we couldn't leave without squeezing in the 2 hr...More

2  Thank Snowbird607
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3619 Airport Rd, Moneta, VA 24121-4526
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Moneta
  • Phone Number: +1 540-297-7100
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