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Capitol River Cruises

Washington, DC Sightseeing Tours Along the Potomac River


Capitol River Cruises


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Capitol River Cruises offers a 45-minute historical narrative sightseeing tour of Washington, DC aboard a small river boat, the Nightingale and Nightingale II Tour Boats. This is a fun and family-friendly way to see the spectacular views of Washington, DC from The Potomac River. See the Kennedy Center, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, U.S. Capitol, The Lincoln Memorial, and more.

Boarding Location: Capitol River Cruises depart from Washington Harbour in Georgetown at 31st & K Streets, NW,Washington, DC (across from the Riverside Grille on the dock)
(800) 405-5511 and (301) 460-7447
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Departure Schedule: On the Hour- Daily from noon - 9 p.m. - April through October. A 9 p.m. cruise is available Memorial Day through Labor Day only.

Tickets: Adults: $13; Children (3-12 yrs): $6, Children under 3 are free. Cash or check only at the dock, or use a credit card in advance and purchase tickets online. Save $3 per adult when printing tickets online.

Refreshments: Drinks and snacks are for sale.

Charters: Charters are available Monday through Friday for $350 per hour and Saturday & Sunday for $425 per hour. A 2 hour minimum is required.

Capitol River Cruise Crab Boat Charter this boat and hold your own crab feast on the Potomac! All the crabs you can eat and plenty of beer. Prices:10 - 15 passengers: $94 per person.; 16 - 19 passengers: $88 per person.; 20 - 42 passengers: $75 per person.

Official Website:www.capitolrivercruises.com

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