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Potomac River Water Taxi 39

Mount Vernon Water Taxi

America’s Historic Home

Take in the views and enjoy our onboard narration as you cruise along the Potomac River to George and Martha Washington’s home, Mount Vernon. Once you arrive at Mount Vernon, you will have 4 hours to explore the Estate. The self-guided tour of the estate includes George Washington’s tomb, an interpretive Pioneer farm, new Museum and Education Center and more! 

Face Coverings: All guests (ages 3 and up) are required to wear coverings when on board.

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Alexandria - Mount Vernon

Approximate trip time: 90 minutes one way (Boat transfer in National Harbor)
  • Alexandria City Marina
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  • 0 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314

    Located behind the Torpedo Factory Art Center

Pricing For Alexandria - Mount Vernon

Tickets with admission to Mount Vernon

$50 per adult, $29 per child

Schedules for Alexandria - Mount Vernon

DC (580 Water St) - Mt. Vernon

Approximate trip time: 30 minutes one way

Pricing For DC (580 Water St) - Mt. Vernon

Mount Vernon Sightseeing: starting at $50 per adult, $29 per child

Schedules for DC (580 Water St) - Mt. Vernon

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are food and drink allowed on board? +

Yes! However, we do not sell food or beverages on board, but you’re welcome to bring your own refreshments as long as there is no glass.

Are Mariposa cruises wheelchair accessible? +

Our ability to offer wheelchair accessibility is limited based on the the particular ship and water levels at the time of the cruise.

 

The Oriole is equipped with a special wheelchair ramp which, can accommodate non-motorized wheelchairs dependent on water levels. Once on board, non-motorized wheelchairs will be restricted to the boarding deck, and restrooms are located on the lower level, thus are not wheelchair accessible.

 

Are there restrooms on Seadog boats? +

Yes. Restrooms are available on all Seadog boats.

Can I cruise without a meal? +

Yes, to purchase a ticket without a meal please call 866-429-9283.

Can I make changes to my reservation? +

For changes to your order, you must contact our customer service center at (888) 957-2634.

Can I make changes to my reservation? +

For changes to your order, you must contact our customer service center at (866) 455-3866.

Can I make changes to my reservation? +

For changes to your order, you must contact our customer service center at (866) 304-2469.

Can I make changes to my reservation? +

For changes to your order, you must contact our customer service center at (866) 302-2469.

Can I make changes to my reservation? +

For changes to your order, you must contact our customer service center at (866) 307-2469.

Review

I took the water taxi round trip journey to Alexandria, VA from Georgetown and it was wonderful. Whether you want to see the Washington Monument, Kennedy Center, Naval Research Station or just take a relaxing boat ride the water taxi is the way to do it!

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Nancy P.
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