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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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**All guests are required to wear masks/face coverings when on board as they are interacting with others who are not members of their household. ** Cloth face coverings are not required under on young children under age 2, and anyone who has trouble breathing.
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Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    Potomac River
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    George Washington's Mount Vernon
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
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Important Information
Departure Point
580 Water St SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA City of Alexandria Marina, 0 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Narrated riverfront cruise to Mount Vernon
  • Self-guided tour
  • Beautiful waterfront views
  • Entry/Admission - George Washington's Mount Vernon
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, available for purchase
  • Transportation to and from the marina
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions
  • Walking shoes are recommended
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Itchy Feet wrote a review Sep 2019
40 contributions24 helpful votes
Staff were helpful. Boat was well kept. Would definitely come back and do the River sighseeing cruise of the monuments
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Date of experience: September 2019
Jennifer J wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
Great experience! Everything ran right on time, staff friendly and informative. Plenty of time at Mt. Vernon to see everything. Weather was perfect!
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Date of experience: September 2019
FloridaCupcake wrote a review Sep 2019
florida25 contributions13 helpful votes
Yes, the boat got us from the dock to Mt Vernon but it is nothing more than a ride. The boat we were on had very limited outside seating and we had to sit inside. The audio is not that informative and repeated along the way. In fact, we didn’t take the boat back because we
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Date of experience: September 2019
silverwedding wrote a review Aug 2019
London england474 contributions47 helpful votes
We enjoyed the cruise from Alexandria. Had a brief stop at National Harbor en route. The only complaint was that, on arrival at the dock, we were not given any information on tours for that day, only timed tickets for the house tour. We found that 4 hours was more than enough
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Date of experience: August 2019
LynnDoster wrote a review Aug 2019
Cameron, SC17 contributions7 helpful votes
We enjoyed traveling to Mount Vernon by boat with our grandchildren. The time allotted for Mt. Vernon (four hours) was about right with the new Visitor's Center and Food Court. The cruise is relaxing and you see some different sights and landscape that way. The popcorn and
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Date of experience: July 2019
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  • Duration: 7h
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