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Naval Station Norfolk

1530 Gilbert St, Norfolk, VA 23511-2730
+1 757-444-7955
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Naval Station Cruise

We opted for the 2 hour cruise around the naval station. I was great and we were able to see many... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Linda C
Nice tour

Our tour guide was knowledgeable and personable. The tour visited most areas of the naval station... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather F
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The oldest naval port in the United States that offers guided tours.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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1530 Gilbert St, Norfolk, VA 23511-2730
+1 757-444-7955
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We opted for the 2 hour cruise around the naval station. I was great and we were able to see many ships. It was great being out in the bay to see all of this!

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide was knowledgeable and personable. The tour visited most areas of the naval station. We got to see many different ships and aircraft. Photo ops were limited due to restrictions.

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw all carriers in port plus the new one the Ford that the president was on the day before to commission it. Very exciting

Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, and most important, do not take a land tour of NAVAIR or NAVSEA. You will be confined to a bus, driving inland from all the action. To really get involved you need to go out into the harbor by boat, only then can you...More

Thank verdiron
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was enthralled by all of the ships in port when we were here. Got to study everything from supply ships to carriers to amphibious craft and subs. The Gerald Ford was out on maneuvers or the day would have been perfect.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a Harbor Cruise tour to see the Naval ships and submarines. Wish we could have gone over to where they actually make submarines.

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my family on this tour because I thought we were going to get to see ships. Biggest navy base in the world . . . ought to have a lot of ships and interesting things about the ships. What actually transpired was a...More

1  Thank Eric S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got to ride through the base and was impressed with our nations military. So amazing. What made it better was touring it with an active duty soldier.

Thank bunchajustines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great bus tour of the base. You don't get off. Just listen to the navy personnel tell you about the ships, planes and buildings. See the outside of 11 of the homes from the World's Fair that have been preserved. Takes about 30 minutes. Bring...More

Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The US Navy put on a wonderful showing of Patriotism. The Ship is State of the Art, and makes us proud.

Thank Godschica
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gustavo m
8 August 2017|
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Response from Godschica | Reviewed this property |
To get on base, someone in your party must have either Military or Dependent Military ID. You must have government (State Issued) picture ID as well.
Daniel O
14 April 2017|
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Response from KKJoshi | Reviewed this property |
All you need is a valid ID to get on to the tour, just reach the establishment / facility, get yourself register for tour slot, preferably before noon. You are not allowed to walk in the naval base area, you will seating... More
14 September 2016|
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Response from 313_Blondie | Reviewed this property |
There was no cost or reservations for me. My sister serves on the ship there but a great experience non the less!