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Spirit of Norfolk

333 Waterside Dr, Waterside Festival Marketplace, Norfolk, VA 23510-3202
+1 866-304-2469
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US$ 78.48*
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Spirit of Norfolk Dinner Cruise on the Elizabeth River
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US$ 198.96*
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Norfolk New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise on the Elizabeth River
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Splash aboard Spirit of Norfolk for the perfect mix of dining, entertainment and views. Cruising throughout the year from the Waterside in Downtown Norfolk, Spirit offers lunch, dinner, moonlight and holiday cruises like Mother's Day, plus many themed cruises.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“dance floor” (24 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (12 reviews)
333 Waterside Dr, Waterside Festival Marketplace, Norfolk, VA 23510-3202
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was the early nineties when a friend of a friend had a wedding function on the Spirit Cruise ship of Norfolk. I spent most of my time on the lower deck. The function included dancing with a DJ. There were also appetizer stations. Overall,...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our company had its Xmas Party aboard the Spirit of Norfolk. We had the entire second deck. The food was very good, but the drinks were about $12 each on average for daiquiris and rum and coke. So we definitely utilized the free drink tickets...More

Thank Troy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for the Thanksgiving lunch cruise and had a very nice time. The buffet was a decent offering of the usual Thanksgiving foods but even as a vegetarian there were enough options for me. There was a DJ and a small dance floor. The...More

Thank Carisa M
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Despite our being late, the staff was accommodating. The cruise was a bit crowded. We had a large group, 10, that could not be seated together. The food was pretty pretty good. The wait fir the buffet was a little long. The specialty drinks were...More

Thank cbezj
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Ten of us took the Moonlight cruise. The base price was quite a bit lower than the price we ended up paying. We got there and were patted down and our bags were checked like we were thugs or something. By the time we took...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I guess it’s no different than any other dinner cruise but the food was not good. The salad was the best choice. The selections were varied but it was obviously cruise food, salty and tasteless. The music was okay but the drinks were way overpriced...More

Thank Beverley W
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This was a great idea for a surprise birthday boat trip. The staff was courteous and helpful for our event. A few or us were allowed to board early to decorate and the waitstaff set up a table for our cake(No birthday candle are allowed...More

Thank Gfy C
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This was a great idea! A cruise at midnight for 2 hours on a boat with ac! It was great food was great! But not celiac friendly but enjoy the drinks! The music is great! If you are out and about on a Saturday night...More

Thank Mercedes W
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Went on the Jazz brunch cruise. The band was GREAT! Service was good. Food was average. But as far as the boat tour we did see a lot! In a good spot to walk around and see more around the area. Lots to do in...More

Thank Lindsay T
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I reserved a window table for 2 for Sunday night because of a 1/2 off offer from Travelzoo. The total for 2 was $163.80 but $92.51 after the coupon was applied. We paid (before coupon) and extra $25 per person for a guaranteed window table...More

Thank SoloBusinessWoman
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2 September 2017|
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Response from W2322CLjennifers | Reviewed this property |
We have not done the New Years cruise, but yes, there are hotels within walking distance.
Nancy T
12 October 2016|
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Response from mzlita | Reviewed this property |
When you book a cruise sometimes in the small print you may agree to no refund even in the event of inclement weather.