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Potomac Riverboat Company

205 The Strand, Alexandria, VA 22314-3319
+1 703-684-0580
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Seasonal sightseeing cruises, with seaports including Alexandria’s historic waterfront, Georgetown, Nationals Park baseball stadium, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Sightseeing highlights include the Washington monuments plus pirate cruises for children and the famous weekly canine cruises. The Alexandria-National Harbor water taxi operates regularly between Old Town Alexandria, National Harbor, and Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. All vessels available for private parties.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“water taxi” (42 reviews)
“national harbor” (53 reviews)
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205 The Strand, Alexandria, VA 22314-3319
+1 703-684-0580
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the water taxi from National Harbor to Old Alexandria. Since we parked in the parking garage we did not want to drive to Old Town so this was convenient and a nice trip. For 2 of us it was $16.00, we took an...More

Thank jsejme3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank tozepinto
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This was a trip that I took my dog Butch along with me. Since I have only had him for a year, I am still trying things and looking for ways to incorporate him into my travelling. This is a great sail to offer as...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017


Thank Caitie T
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent the day on the Alexandria, VA, waterfront. A nice causal lunch followed by the Memorials Cruise. We traveled up the Potomac River from the Alexandria Waterfront to Georgetown with a narrated explanation of many Monuments (e.g., the Washington Monument, the...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

There was a group of 6 of us and we were staying in Alexandria, so we rode the trolley down to do the evening cruise along the Potomac River. The ladies selling the tickets were super nice, however the boat as mentioned by other reviews...More

Thank t1keiser
Reviewed 7 October 2017

During a recent trip to the DC area, we decided to attend a Washington Nationals baseball game. Since we were staying in Alexandria, we decided to ride the "baseball boat". I bought tickets online and printed my voucher which I had to exchange for tickets...More

Thank mgfraley
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Really pleasant boat trip from Old Town Alexandria dock to Mt. Vernon and back. Our cruise had an excellent narrator/guide but I suspect that this may have been "luck of the draw." He threw in lots of little known facts like the giant oysters that...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The cruise was great. The view was fantastic from anywhere on top. We selected this cruise because it wasn't the floating disco that the other company runs.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Made several attempts on phone, but they kept having to put me on hold and "ask a supervisor" all I wanted was to know return time of tour from Georgetown to National Harbor; Uber driver even could not believe. When checked in at Wyndam National...More

Thank CynkwwMboh
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Nancyann B
15 May 2017|
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Response from Wordsrfun | Reviewed this property |
You definitely need to call the company. There were not any dogs on board when I cruised.
Becky P
17 March 2017|
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Response from Michelle M | Reviewed this property |
It should be included, but call them to be sure! 877-511-2628
9 March 2017|
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Response from Michelle M | Reviewed this property |
It is mostly enclosed. You should be fine. Nice way to see some of the monuments.