Scenic Cruises

Self-Guided Picnic Boat Tour from Navy Yard

From: $168.00 3 Options Available
Based on 1-Hour Boat Rental
Option & Pricing:
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Be your own captain as you sail down the Potomac River on a one-of-a-kind electric boat!

  • 1 to 3-hour private boat rental
  • Board an 18-foot boat with a built-in picnic table
  • Cruise at 3 to 4 knots, perfect for all skill levels
  • Spot iconic landmarks along the Potomac River
  • See historic bridges, parks and more!
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

March - December:
Daily - 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Essential Information
  • No sailing experience necessary
  • All ages welcome
  • Drivers must be at least 21 years old and possess a valid, government-issued ID
  • Life jackets will be provided
  • Food and drinks are not included, but may be brought onboard
  • Red wine is not allowed
This experience lasts approximately 1, 2, or 3 hours depending on the option selected.
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
This experience is available for up to 8 participants.
This experience is for booked participants only.
Weather Dependent
This experience runs rain or shine and will only be cancelled in extreme cases.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Please dress appropriately for expected weather conditions and walking.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 14 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final. No cancellations or rescheduling requests will be allowed. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.


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