Spirit of Washington DC Scenic Lunch Cruise

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Location: Washington
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 2.0 hours
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Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/New_York
Highlights -See historic Washington D.C. sights and monuments from the Potomac River 
-Delicious lunch buffet
-Sight-see with live commentary from the ship’s captain
-Travel in style aboard the Spirit of Washington, a modern dining ship
Summary
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, and music and lively narration of the endless stream of city sites you pass, including the Washington Monument, the Potomac River and the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.
Description
With the sunshine reflecting off the Potomac, there’s no better place to enjoy an afternoon in Washington, D.C. than aboard a Spirit lunch cruise. Treat yourself to an on-board historical tour of some of the most iconic landmarks in the country like Old Town Alexandria, National Harbor and the Washington Monument, as you sample creative dishes from our lunch buffet menu.                                      

Included -2-hour lunch cruise
-Buffet menu
-Coffee and tea
-Service charges
-Tax and fees
-Access to outdoor sun decks
Excluded -Other drinks (not listed in Inclusions)
-Hotel pickup and drop-off
-Gratuities
Know before you book
Know before you go Valid Photo ID required
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, 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.
Health
Guests are required to wear masks/face coverings when on board as they are interacting with others who are not members of their household. Masks not required while seated. Cloth face coverings are not required under on young children under age 2, and anyone who has trouble breathing.

**Contact Tracing** 
All guests are required to provide their full names, email and phone number
Health Items Face masks required for travelers in public areas, Face masks required for guides in public areas, Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands, Regular temperature checks for staff

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 24 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 19 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Opening Hours

Season:

2020 Season: From 04-01-2020 To 03-31-2021
Sunday From 11:30 to 13:30
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday From 12:00 to 14:00
Saturday From 11:30 to 13:30

Season:

2020 Season: From 04-01-2020 To 03-31-2021
Sunday 11:30
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday 12:00
Saturday 11:30

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long:
Address: 580 Water St SW, Washington, DC 20024, Washington DC, 20024
Directions: Self Parking We're excited for Phase 2 of the Wharf Development Project. Please be aware that parking options have changed. Parking is available a short two blocks away at 1100 4th Street SW (below the Safeway). Please check for additional information on parking at this location There is also metered street parking in the area (fees do apply and you park at your own risk). Bus drop-off and pick-up is located on Main Avenue SW. The Wharf Water Taxi Skip the traffic and the hassle of parking, take Potomac Riverboat Company's water taxi service from Georgetown, Alexandria and National Harbor directly to the Wharf for your Spirit cruise. To learn more and purchase tickets, please visit www.potomacriverboatco.com.
Notes:
Start Location Notes 580 Water St SW, Washington, DC 20024, Washington DC, 20024

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: none
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: We regret there are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final. We cruise year-round, rain or shine. In the rare event the Coast Guard prohibits cruising because of weather, we will contact you to make other arrangements.

Pricing

Other Information

Voucher Info

Meeting Location at the corner of Jefferson & Hyde street; San Francisco Maritime History Park sign across from the Argonaut Hotel. GPS purposes: 2899 Hyde Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 Please arrive at least 10 minutes earlier for your reserved departure time. 

FAQ Accessibility. Is the Spirit Wheelchair Accessible?

Yes. The Spirit of Washington has a one deck and restrooms that can accommodate most standard-sized wheelchairs. Our crew is happy to aid passengers who need assistance. Please call 888-345-6660 to discuss any accessibility concerns and ensure that you are seated on an accessible deck.

Boarding. What is "Boarding Time" and "Cruising Time"?

"Boarding Time" is the earliest our guests may board the ship. Typically we begin boarding 1/2 hour prior to the "Cruise Time.” Tickets may be picked up at our dockside kiosk up to one hour prior to the cruise.

Boarding Procedures. What should I expect?

You will be asked to show your ticket. In accordance with US Coast Guard Regulation, all passengers and their belongings being brought on to our vessels are subject to search and screening. In order to expedite the boarding process we ask that you please do not bring any unnecessary bags on board and please make sure that all gifts are in gift bags or unwrapped for easy screening.

Children. Are there any age requirements?

Children are welcome on our lunch and dinner cruises. However, on midnight moonlight cruises all passengers must be 21 years or older with valid photo ID. Children under 3 are complimentary and a discount is offered for children between the ages of 3 and 12 on select Lunch Cruises.

Coast Guard Regulations. Is the vessel Coast Guard certified?

Yes. All our vessels are Coast Guard certified and maintained regularly to adhere to strict safety regulations.

Dietary Restrictions. Do you accommodate dietary restrictions?

Please check our menu for our vegetarian options. While we offer gluten and allergy free products and gluten sensitive menu items, we openly handle several allergens throughout our galleys. While we take precautions to keep ingredients separate, we cannot guarantee a gluten free environment. We do not have separate prep surfaces, cook tops or equipment. Our chefs prepare and cook in common areas with shared equipment, therefore the items may come in contact with other food products.

Payment. What type of payment do you accept?

We accept major credit cards: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover on board.

Phones. Will my cell phone work on the cruise?

Yes, your cell phone will work on the cruise. For the comfort of other guests, we ask that cell phone conversations be held only on the outside decks.

Refund Policy. Do you offer refunds?

We regret there are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final. We cruise year-round, rain or shine. In the rare event the Coast Guard prohibits cruising because of weather, we will contact you to make other arrangements.

Rescheduling Policy. What is your rescheduling policy?

All cruise tickets are non-refundable.

Seasickness. Will I get seasick?

It is highly unlikely. The Spirit of Washington is one of the largest and most stable cruise ships on the Potomac River.

Seating Arrangements. How is seating arranged on board?

Our ships feature cruise style seating. The majority of our tables accommodate four to eight people and guests are sometimes seated with other parties. Review the enhancement packages available on your date for private seating upgrades.

Smoking. What is your smoking policy?

All interior areas of our ship are non-smoking areas. Passengers who smoke may do so on the outdoor observation decks.

Tickets. Where can I pick up the cruise tickets?

Tickets can be conveniently picked up at the dock, up to one hour prior to boarding, on the day of the cruise. Photo ID will be required.

Weather. Do you sail in inclement weather?

Absolutely. Our ships are fully enclosed and climate-controlled for your comfort. We sail rain or shine all year long.

Confirmation necessary? No
Redemption Tickets will be held at the box office