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Embark - DC Boat Tours

31st and K St NW, Washington Harbour, Washington DC, DC
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Great Private Tour from the Waterways

Captains Denny and Leigh gave our family of five a great tour of DC from the water. It was a 60th... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
1KellyP
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Cypress, Texas
A truly magical experience

I chartered a sunset cruise with Captain Denny as the highlight of our 'DC getaway' anniversary... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leo M
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NY, NY
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31st and K St NW, Washington Harbour, Washington DC, DC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captains Denny and Leigh gave our family of five a great tour of DC from the water. It was a 60th birthday surprise for my husband and Captain Denny went out of his way to keep the secret while dealing with recent flooding in DC....More

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Denny C, Owner at Embark - DC Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review here, Kelly. Sincerely appreciate your taking the time to post it. We had a great time with you and your family on the boat tour and very pleased that all of you enjoyed it. Hope to see...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chartered a sunset cruise with Captain Denny as the highlight of our 'DC getaway' anniversary celebration. We sailed from Georgetown to the DC Wharf seeing the sights along the Potomac - the monuments and memorials, the bridges and airport, the Pentagon and Anacostia, the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First and foremost, Captain Denny was wonderful!! He was a wealth of knowledge and so personable. There were things to keep the kids and the adults entertained. Well worth the time and cost. He knew facts and info that even stumped our history buffs.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

If it hadn't been for our travel agent Elisa Brown, we may never have discovered Embark DC Boat Tours. I was a little apprehensive because my 9 year old twins are not "into" history, and generally anxious about new experiences, but boy was I pleasantly...More

2  Thank Jessica G
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Denny C, Owner at Embark - DC Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Dear Jessica, Thank you for your great review here. It was an absolute pleasure to take you and your wonderful family out on the Potomac and Washington Channel for an historic and exciting tour. Glad you all had a great time and enjoyed it. Hope...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

The highlight of all the activities I have done in DC was the boat trip with Denny. He was amazing and flexible. The day the trip was planned was rainy – so he messaged us to move it to another day when it would be...More

1  Thank alexorig
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had the pleasure of taking a tour with Captain Denny during Parents' Weekend at GW. What a great way to see the sights! Capt Denny was so knowledgeable and fun! We thoroughly enjoyed every moment. The boat is immaculately clean and well maintained. Can't...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Captain Dave and Captain Denny have created a small group tour with a different point of view with places not on the routine Washington D.C. sightseeing tour. Knowledgeable, courteous, thoughtful, friendly. A splendid two hour D.C. experience.

1  Thank joalgi
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is not the cheapest way to see Washington DC, but it is surely the best way. Super knowledgeable and very nice captains (both Dave and Denny). Fast boats with very interesting things to see on both sides of the boat. If you can, take...More

1  Thank Matt T
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Captain Dave was incredibly knowledgeable. He showed us a side of DC we have never seen. He let us decide what we wanted to see and then showed us in a way that made the trip the most memorable we've ever had. I suggest to...More

2  Thank kritol13
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Captain Denny took me, my mother, sister and her 2 year-old on a tour just over an hour. I wish we would have had more time! This is a MUST SEE way to tour DC. Captain Denny was knowledgeable and entertaining. The bubbly was a...More

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Denny C, Owner at Embark - DC Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

It was a pleasure having you and your family aboard for your tour of DC! Glad the weather was great too. Hope to see you and your family back in DC again! Thank you so much for your review here! Captain Denny

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Response from Leo M | Reviewed this property |
The website has a more detailed list of rates but basically $375/hr.
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Anson Z
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Response from Denny C | Property representative |
We offer private customized boat tours of the DC area for small groups (up to 6 people). Our rate is $375 per hour plus tax, which includes the boat, Captain/Tour Guide, fuel and complimentary beverages. We offer durations... More
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