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Washington DC Scenic Lunch Cruise

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  • Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5042_W0001
Experience the nation's capital on a scenic lunch cruise! On this Washington DC cruise, not only will you indulge in an all-you-can-eat buffet, but there will also be live entertainment! Enjoy a colorful cast of performers, including a DJ to play your favorite songs and lively narration of the endless stream of city sites you pass, including the Washington Monument, the Potomac River and the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. Lunch is served Monday - Saturday; Brunch is served on Sundays.


  • Buffet lunch included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Step aboard the sleek cruise ship and get ready to be pampered and entertained on a 2-hour cruise along Washington DC’s Potomac River. Take in spectacular views of the city's downtown and enjoy a grand buffet with drinks served by the attentive wait staff. It's a great way enjoy all the highlights of Washington DC as you dine and dance the afternoon away!

Some highlights you will see along the way include the 555-foot (169-meter) Washington Monument, the world’s tallest free-standing stone sculpture. Pass by the Reagan National Airport, one of the busiest airports in the US with an average of one flight every 30 seconds during peak periods!

You'll also cruise by Alexandria, Virginia. Alexandria was first established in the 1600s by tobacco merchants from Scotland and England. Additionally, you’ll see the Torpedo Factory, pass by Admiral's Row, cruise under the famous Woodrow Wilson Bridge, view the US Naval Research Lab and more!

Please see below for a sample buffet lunch menu.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Pier 4, Washington DC
Departure Time:
Monday - Friday: 12pm
Saturday and Sunday Brunch: 11:30am

Boarding commences 1-hour prior to departure time
2 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Lunch Cruise

A scenic lunch cruise departing at 12pm

USD $61.05
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Brunch Cruise

A scenic brunch cruise departing at 11:30am

USD $65.04
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Washington DC Scenic Lunch Cruise

Washington DC Scenic Lunch Cruise

  • 2-hour lunch (or brunch) cruise
  • Buffet menu
  • Coffee and tea
  • Service charges
  • Tax and fees
  • Gratuities
  • Other drinks (not listed in Inclusions)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please Note: Although we offer children 3 years old and under free admission, please enter how many children are attending in the field provided, so that we can accommodate them on the cruise.
  • The ships feature cabaret-style seating. The majority of the tables accommodate 4 to 8 people and guests are sometimes seated with other parties. Please understand that we cannot guarantee specific seating on the deck
Sample Menu (subject to change):

The Salads
  • Organic Mixed Field Greens: Grape Tomatoes | Cucumbers | Carrots | Corn | Feta Cheese | Black Olives | Kidney Beans | Sunflower Seeds | Herb Croutons | House-Made Ranch and Balsamic Vinaigrette | Low Fat Italian
  • Organic Spinach and Kale Salad: Parmesan Cheese | Peppers | Red Onions | Roast Garlic Lemon Dressing
  • Mediterranean Couscous and Chickpea Salad: Green Onions | Cumin-Paprika Vinaigrette
The Entrées
  • Roast Salmon and Tilapia: Garlic Parsley Crust | Tomatoes | Shallots | Capers
  • Maple & Mustard Glazed Pork Loin: Dijon Mustard | Garlic | Fresh Rosemary
  • Herb Roasted Chicken: Olive Oil | Rosemary | Sage | Parsley
  • Baked Ziti: Cream Spinach Sauce | Parmesan Cheese
  • Roast Broccoli: Olive Oil | Garlic | Chili Flakes
The Desserts
  • Mini Pastries | Cookies | Brownies | Seasonal Fruit
*Menu subject to change. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: George Y, August 2015

Wonderful people and service.

Reviewed by: Diane L, August 2015

Very professional crew and dining staff. Buffet was exceptional! Beautiful day and experience.

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Tour code: 5042_W0001