Potomac River Lunch Cruise

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

2 Participants Included - Add More?

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!

Where It's Located hide

  • Washington, District of Columbia

Who Is Included hide

The Potomac River Lunch Cruise Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for two participants, unless additional participants are added onto the certificate. There may be up to three-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.

Xperience Certificate® are not redeemable for Specialty or Holiday Event Cruises.

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

Stylishly casual attire is suggested. Please do not wear ripped jeans or sneakers.

Additional Information hide

Buffet Lunch Cruise Menu

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

Organic Mixed Field Greens
Smoked Bacon, Grape Tomatoes, English Cucumbers, Carrots, Corn, American Cheddar Cheese, Herb Croutons served with either House-Made Ranch Dressing, Balsamic Vinaigrette, or Low-Fat Italian Dressing

Organic Spinach & Kale Salad
Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese, Red Bell Peppers, Red Onions, Lemon and Oregano Dressing

Roasted Red Beet Salad
Pickled Shallots, Fresh Mint, Italian Parsley

Mediterranean Couscous & Chickpea Salad
Scallions, Plum Tomatoes, Cumin and Paprika Vinaigrette

Vegetables and Pastas

Roasted Broccoli Florets
Toasted Garlic, Chili Flakes

Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole
Green Chilies, Scallions, Fresh Cilantro

Baked Ziti Pasta
Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese, Spinach and Garlic Sauce

Mashed Potatoes Idaho Potatoes and Roasted Garlic

The Entrees

Oven Baked Atlantic Cod Filet
Tomato, Shallot and Caper Sauce

Honey and Sesame Chicken
Scallions, Fresno Chilies

Whole-Roasted Pork Loin
Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce

The Dessert

Seasonal Fruit
Lemon Pound Cake and Strawberries
Vanilla Bean Mousse & Raspberry Sauce
Red Velvet & Chocolate Chip Brownie
Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

*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.


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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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