Sailors learn to expertly tie knots by securing sails and then securing their captain to the vessel after he succumbs to madness and tries to eat his own hand. Enjoy sights in the company of a perfectly sane skipper with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $40 for Potomac River boat tour for six (up to an $84 value)
- $27 for Potomac River boat tour for four (up to a $56 value)
- $14 for Potomac River boat tour for two (up to a $28 value)
The narrated, historical 45-minute tour departs hourly from Washington Harbor. Gliding along the Potomac River, the boat tours present a singular view of some of Washington, DC's most well-known landmarks, federal monuments, and government buildings.
Capitol River Cruises does not accept advance reservations. Tour admission is first-come, first-served and subject to availability.
Capitol River Cruises
Recently celebrating 20 years of delighting passengers, the maritime crew at Capitol City Tours supplies a memorable yet speedy method of taking in Washington, DC's historical highlights. The crew whisks new passengers away from Washington Harbor every hour on afternoon boat tours that navigate the famous Potomac River. Two tour vessels, the Nightingale and his son, Nightingale II, house refreshments as guides supply historically astute narration. Their narration, combined with the unobstructed views granted by the Potomac, create an illuminating way to explore sites such as the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and US Capitol.
Tips from Groupon Customers
“Great tour guide! Very friendly staff, fun and efficient tour for those who don't want to spend their day captive... #GetItIn Boat was comfy and best: they leave on...”
“Great tour guide! Very friendly staff, fun and efficient tour for those who don't want to spend their day captive... #GetItIn Boat was comfy and best: they leave on the hour but they had a second boat waiting that left 15 minutes later...good for us!”
“Very nice trip and the guide did a wonderful job ”
“Was nice but I had do go 2 times because the first time they give them priority to the tours buses and I can not ride the boat. ”
31st & K St. NW
(End of 31st street)
Washington, District of Columbia 20007