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Address: 3100 K St. NW,, Washington DC, DC 20007
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Night Cruise
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I gave this outing 3 stars for the cruise and the staff. It lost it's first star with no onsite parking. I have been living near Washington DC for over a year and parking is crap... read more

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Alexandria, Virginia

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Alexandria, Virginia
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I gave this outing 3 stars for the cruise and the staff. It lost it's first star with no onsite parking. I have been living near Washington DC for over a year and parking is crap for just about any outing in the city and this place is no exception. The parking is for people who have a boat moored... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a 6 PM Cruise. It was supposed to last an hour and was supposed to be KID FREE but there were soooo many kids. I did not like that. They said "because it was Easter weekend". What else I didn't like is it was supposed to be a Margarita cruise but when we went to get the... More 

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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off they tell you to be 20 minutes early we was suppose to start at 9:15, we got there at 8 so we had our choice of seats nobody else was there till 9 and they don't no how to form a line.. of course once again I pick the worse boat, they didn't get there till almost ten... More 

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24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Let me first point out that we cannot speak for the cruise itself. It seemed like a reasonable price, no matter if it is spectacular or not. What we will say is that, IF YOU BUY THE TICKETS YOU BETTER MAKE IT THERE. No joke, find a travel machine that can fly you through a hurricane to get there. They... More 

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Dearborn Heights
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64 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Although this is billed as a "moonlight" cruise - it actually leaves dock at 8PM for a one hour cruise. This cruise books up fast. We enjoyed a wine and cocktail beverage as we sailed along to see some of the popular DC monuments illuminated at night. There is no narration, but pleasant music is played and adds to a... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I booked the 6:15pm Happy Hour on Friday. We arrived at 5:30pm but the boat didn't show up until 6:45pm. There is no phone number to call to check and the answering machine said 'all boats are on time'. The attendant who took the tickets showed me his schedule and it said 6:45pm. I don't know what that means except... More 

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Went on the Monuments by Moonlight cruise. It was a beautiful night, and we really enjoyed ourself. They do have drinks at a cash bar only, but limited to the selection. The area of pickup is absolutely beautiful, a good spot for drinks, and people watching. Would definitely take this cruise again!

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Cincinnati, OH
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92 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Our cruise began at 8:15 on a Full Moon Friday. Sadly it was cloudy that night. If you want to get some cool monument pics from an unusual angle, book this cruise. Boat departed and returned on time. One hour was the perfect length. It was also not overly crowded which was nice.

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New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Extremely disappointing. The boat is so not what the picture shows. When the boat pulled up we laughed. You get on the boat they make one announcement of what you are seeing, then you sit in silence for 45 minutes and take a slow ride. If you don't look up at all times you will miss the sites since there... More 

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CaptainEd9, Manager at DC Cruises, responded to this review

hmmmm.... we do provide the boat we show in the pictures [though the lounge seating is now white leather instead of red). And no one has ever 'laughed' [I suggest readers see other reviews and pictures posted by those reviewers here and on other review sites]. Our boat is the most upscale one departing from Georgetown (in DC). I'm not... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I attended a cruise 5his past Saturday as part of a birthday celebration. For the money it was a quick float down the Potomac River a must the lights. For the money and if you wanna get to know the person on the other side of a first date thats the place to go.

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