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Rudee Rocket

200 Winston Salem Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3635
+1 757-425-3400
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Fun & fantastic ride

We actually went last September, and had a great time! We weren't sure what to expect in the way of... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Virginia Beach, Virginia
via mobile
Dolphin Tour on Speedboat

Awesome! Definitely worth the money. If you can go early (10am) the price is reduced. We saw tons... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Newington, Connecticut
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  • Average2%
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“boat ride” (20 reviews)
“see dolphins” (18 reviews)
“fun ride” (7 reviews)
200 Winston Salem Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3635
+1 757-425-3400

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We actually went last September, and had a great time! We weren't sure what to expect in the way of just how fast the boat would go, if we would get wet, etc. Those concerns went away as soon as we left Rudee inlet! We...More

Thank Gypstactor
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome! Definitely worth the money. If you can go early (10am) the price is reduced. We saw tons of dolphins and went down the entire length of the beach to the lighthouses at the point. Ride back is fun. Good idea to wear bathing suit...More

Thank Jdiluci2
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Did this with my 13 year old son and husband as we have done similar rides in other cities. Had a nice ride along the coast and then stopped to watch some dolphins. Second half of trip was way better as we finally went fast....More

Thank heather d
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This was a great family experience. I recommend you arrive early, so your family can sit together. I sat at the back of the boat which provided an excellent view of the dolphins following the boat. The water was flat, so it was not bumpy...More

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We did this last year and it was so totally cool! It was very well organized, and very safe! Bring your camera! You don't go speeding too fast at all, and you might see dolphins on the way.

Thank Gypstactor
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We went twice because we had such a great time! Took our 12 & 9 year-old children, and the second time we got in line early so the kids could ride in the front seats- definitely worth the extra time! This offered something for everyone...More

Thank Dina K
Reviewed 25 July 2017

If your visiting Va Beach or live here, you need to take a ride on this fun fast cigarette boat. Super friendly staff with loud music to get you excited. You may even see several dolphins along the way. It will take you from 1st...More

Thank vbsunshine610
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Awesome boat, great ride and a wonderful viewing of dolphins at play!! However I was shocked to listen to their chosen play list of music!! First the music was so loud while the boat was in motion that I could hardly speak to my daughter....More

Thank StephenD2018
RudeeRocket1, Public Relations Manager at Rudee Rocket, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

We apologize for your displeasure with the music choices aboard the Rocket. All of our music is radio edited and taken from the Billboard top 100 in an attempt to appeal to all ages and music tastes, not to mention most of our reviews state...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Always fun! Super fast boat tour of the Virginia Beach coast line will have you gasping for air! Lots of fun and even get to see dolphins!

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I saw the rocket in 2016 when I visited VA Beach and knew that I wanted to try it. So, this year my toddler was older and I booked myself, her and husband a tour online. Online ticket buying ensures you get a seat. We...More

Thank Linda H
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Questions & Answers
12 June 2017|
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Response from RudeeRocket1 | Property representative |
The Rocket is a 1 hour ride We go up to the lighthouses and back. We go everyday 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 & 4:00
3 March 2017|
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Response from RudeeRocket1 | Property representative |
It really depends on the conditions of the ocean on the day that you ride. We always let people know ahead of time if its an extremely wet ride that particular day. Also, you can always sit up from and there is a less chance... More
18 April 2016|
Response from RudeeRocket1 | Property representative |
You can bring your own beverage on the boat; however, alcohol and glass are not allowed!