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Spirit of Washington DC Scenic Lunch Cruise

  • See historic Washington D.C. sights and monuments from the Potomac River 
  • Lunch or brunch buffet, cash bar, and live DJ included in tour
  • Skip long lines, and sightsee with live commentary from the ship’s captain
Spirit of Washington DC Scenic Lunch Cruise
From US$69.03
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12pm Lunch Cruise
2-hour lunch cruise
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Saturday Lunch 11:30am
2-hour lunch cruise
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Weekend Lunch Cruise 11:30am
2-hour lunch cruise
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Explore the Potomac River on this weekday or weekend lunch buffet cruise. Leave the hassles of driving, navigating public transportation, and waiting in line behind and see Washington D.C.’s famous landmarks from the water. Enjoy your captain’s narration as you pass by the Washington Monument, Woodrow Wilson Bridge, and other major D.C. sights.
What to Expect

Arrive up to one hour before your departure time at Pier 4, Washington D.C.

Once on board, spend a leisurely afternoon cruising the Potomac River, while enjoying your meal (see Itinerary for sample menu). Alcoholic drinks can be purchased (own expense). Choose from the Spirit of Washington’s three interior dining rooms or venture up to the outdoor deck for fresh air and great views of the city’s monuments, museums, and other major sights.

As you meander down the river and take in city views from the water, listen to your captain’s descriptions of historic landmarks, or take a turn on the dance floor where a DJ spins Top 40 hits.

Your boat returns you to the departure point at the end of the cruise.

Write a ReviewReviews (47)

1 - 5 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful way to spend the afternoon.

Wonderful way to spend an afternoon! We went to celebrate 2 people who had just retired and sailing down the Potomac was the perfect way to do it. Just the right mix of formal and casual to make the day special. The boat was beautiful....More

1  Thank Kathleen E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Spirit of Washington Lunch Cruise

I went on the Spirit of Washington 2 hour lunch cruise as part of a team outing for business. The boat was very nice and clean. There were 4 levels - two dining levels with DJ's and dance floors, one partially covered with a bar,...More

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 2 June 2018
Just a Boat Ride

The tour was okay, but it was just a boat ride. The buffet was not to my liking. I'm sure some will like that kind of food. But it was too greasy for me and there was not enough greens.

1  Thank 782manuely
Reviewed 28 May 2018
Caring Staff, Exceptional Food, And a special place for Nursing Mothers

We weren't expecting things to be top-notch. Way to Go! A special room was provided for Nursing Mothers.

Thank 376elaineg
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile
Mother's Day Brunch

This was a great choice for celebrating mother's day. We arrived about 45 minutes before boarding and had to park almost 3 blocks away. So come at least an hour early. The meal was excellent. Just know that drinks are not included in your ticket...More

2  Thank Arthur W
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