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Great White Water Sports

#4 of 11 Tours in Norfolk
Certificate of Excellence
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Address: 1000 E Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503
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+1 757-656-3577

Now located at 1000 E Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503, in our new 4,000...

Now located at 1000 E Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503, in our new 4,000 sq. ft. facility directly on the beautiful beaches of the Chesapeake Bay. Launch directly from the beach, as we combine safety with breathtaking experiences, to ensure our customers have "Waves of Fun!". We offer jet skis, dolphin tours, stand up paddleboards, kayaks, canoes, small fishing boats, and much more. At Great White Water Sports, you can make it a day at the beach, as beach volleyball, cornhole, free parking and wi-fi are included with any rental purchase. Come today and experience the Virginia Beach area's premier water sports rental company. "We'll see you on the water!"

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Excellent service and very nice location by the bay. Didn't have to wait in the line. Staff was professional and flexible to accommodate our ride ahead of time

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Natalya K
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

We booked a reservation for a 9:30 jet ski dolphin tour in advance. We received a confirmation email asking us to arrive 20 min in advance. When we got there at 9:10, no one showed up. No one showed up the entire morning, not even after 10AM when the office was supposed to have opened. The phone line, even after... More 

Thank Esther C
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and very nice location by the bay. Didn't have to wait in the line. Staff was professional and flexible to accommodate our ride ahead of time

1 Thank Natalya K
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second trip to Great White. Both times the staff was very pleasant and the wave runners were perfect. You get a large area in the Chesapeake Bay to run around in. We had a great time on both trips. Highly recommended.

Thank R C
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

The guide took us on a 30 mile round trip and found a spot with lots of dolphins, it was lovely. I was slightly nervous as a beginner and the sea was quite bumpy but felt safe at all times and my 20yr old son said it was the best morning of his life! The staff and guides were great,... More 

1 Thank Jane R
Huntingtown, Maryland
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Our family ( mom, dad, 16 year old, 12 year old and 3 year old) all went on the dolphin jet skiing tour. The staff was professional, accommodating and very very nice. We had a blast out on the water with tour guide Justin. We saw several pods of dolphins including ones with babies. Justin was attentive, professional and had... More 

Thank SarahdaraR
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

So, I have done this tour twice, once alone, and once with my girlfriend (I rode in back so she could have fun driving). Now I have rented jet skis before. Usually, you are given a 300ft X 300ft (or so) square of water where you can basically barely do dounts and don't even think about going near anyone else.... More 

Thank Kevan Y
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

The service was focused on the customer- everyone was VERY focused on making sure my family was safe and having FUN. And FUN we had!! My teenage son and 10 year old daughter both said that was the best part of our vacation. Thanks guys!!!

Thank John_D_For_Dangerous
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

Not only was this an incredible experience, all of the people who work there are excellent. Stayed in Norfolk for the weekend and this was on our "must do list." We had never jet skied, but the staff gives you brief, but concise and clear instructions and sends you off to get your moneys worth. The hour was perfect and... More 

Thank layne426
District of Columbia
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Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went on a jet ski tour. I had ridden jet skis before, but it was a first time for my wife. They had her driving and comfortable almost immediately through clear, succinct, and helpful instructions. We saw dozens of dolphins and a few even flipped. The tour guide shared some interesting facts and even took us... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Place is nice and well kept. Staff is great, accommodating and very helpful. They offer military discount too. The place is preferable to rent jet skis as it is less crowded and offer more privacy compared to Virginia Beach. It would have been a more perfect experience if there was an area to rinse off/shower. Overall a great experience.

Thank sidikya

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