Potomac River Lunch Cruise

Enjoy a Scenic Two Hour Washington DC Lunch Cruise on the Potomac

Additional Participants (optional):
  • One Additional Participant Add one additional participant to your reservation.

    + $69 Total: $207
  • Two Additional Participants Add two additional participants to your reservation.

    + $138 Total: $276
  • Three Additional Participants Add three additional participants to your reservation.

    + $207 Total: $345
  • Four Additional Participants Add four additional participants to your reservation.

    + $276 Total: $414
  • Five Additional Participants Add five additional participants to your reservation.

    + $345 Total: $483
  • Six Additional Participants Add six additional participants to your reservation.

    + $414 Total: $552
  • Seven Additional Participants Add seven additional participants to your reservation.

    + $483 Total: $621
  • Eight Additional Participants Add eight additional participants to your reservation.

    + $552 Total: $690

About This Experience

General Information hide

Step aboard the Spirit of Washington for an afternoon of fun and excitement! This experience gift is your chance to enjoy a two hour cruise on the Potomac River, right in the heart of the Nation’s Capital!  

The fun begins when you and your guest board the ship at Pier 6 and Water Streets. Here you will be greeted by the friendly Captain and Crew. Once on board, you will be escorted to your table. You may then order a beverage from your Server or take the opportunity to explore the ship. Once the boat is underway, you will be invited to the Lunch Buffet where you may enjoy as much as you’d like. From fresh crisp salads to savory mains and side dishes, there is something on the menu to suit everyone's tastes!

Throughout the Lunch Cruise you will also enjoy a narrated tour of the points of interest seen from the boat’s huge panoramic windows. Highlights include Old Town Alexandria, Jones Point Lighthouse, the Washington Monument and more! So whether you are looking for a unique gift or a unique sightseeing tour of Washington DC, this Potomac Lunch Cruise is the ticket!

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Where It's Located hide

  • Washington, District of Columbia

Who Is Included hide

The Potomac River Lunch Cruise Xperience Certificate® is for two participants. There may be up to two hundred additional participants on the cruise.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

The DC Lunch Cruises are offered on select dates year round, subject to availability.

How Long Is It hide

The Washington DC Lunch Cruises have a sail length of 2 hours and a total duration of approximately 2½ hours.

Weather hide

The Lunch Cruises may be held dockside by the Captain or the Coast Guard due to severe weather conditions.

What To Wear hide

Business Casual attire is suggested. Please do not wear jeans or sneakers.

Additional Information hide

Buffet Lunch Cruise Menu

The Salads, Served with freshly baked bread, whipped and flavored butter

Harvest Salad Station
Field harvest mixed greens with vine-ripe tomatoes, hot house cucumbers, toasted sunflower seeds, shredded cheddar cheese, herb-toasted croutons, smoked bacon and garbanzo beans served with your choice of dressing

Country Farm Potato Salad
Potatoes, crisp celery, onions and roasted sweet pimentos tossed with a homemade dijon mayonnaise

Fresco Tuscany Pasta Salad
Tuscan pasta tossed with farm-fresh peppers, sweet onion and herb vinaigrette

Culinary Creations from the Kitchen
A daily creation from the Chef

The Entrees

Herb-Infused Rotisserie Chicken
Lightly seasoned chicken infused with a traditional blend of herbs and spices

Tilapia Fillet with Lobster Cream
Oven-baked tilapia fillet with a classic lobster sherry cream sauce

Apricot-Glazed Pork Loin
Carved on carving station Tender pork loin rubbed with our special jerk seasoning, slowly simmered and finished with a sweet apricot rice-wine glaze

Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese
Savory smoked Gouda, mild and sharp cheddar cheeses mixed with gemelli pasta, topped with panko bread crumbs


Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Mashed red bliss potatoes finished with a hint of roasted garlic and a touch of light cream

Local Harvest Vegetables
Seasonal medley of locally-sourced vegetables, lightly seasoned and steamed

Sweet Dessert Duo

Chocolate Mousse Truffle
Moist layers of rich chocolate mousse and cake, enrobed in a decadent chocolate ganache, topped with a drizzle of white chocolate

Vanilla Bean Cheesecake
Rich New York-Style cheesecake topped with layers of moist cake, vanilla bean mousse and a white chocolate ganache, finished with a caramel drizzle

*Menu subject to change. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.

Price includes tax and service charge. Beverages other than water, coffee and tea are additional and can be purchased on board.

Limited paid parking is available at the boarding location.


Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Potomac River Lunch Cruise require seven (7) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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