Choose from Three Options
- $14 for Potomac River boat tour for two ($28 value)
- $27 for Potomac River boat tour for four ($60 value)
- $40 for Potomac River boat tour for six ($90 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. Prearranged bus groups will have priority boarding. Tour times will be very limited in October.
Capitol River Cruises
Recently celebrating 23 years of delighting passengers, the maritime crew at Capitol River Cruises 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.