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Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises

1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
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NAVAL BASE CRUISES ABOARD THE VICTORY ROVER. Your front row seat to the Naval Fleet. 2 Hour Narrated Naval Base Cruises depart daily from Nauticus, home of the Battleship Wisconsin. The Captain provides a fascinating and entertaining commentary aboard this Coast Guard inspected vessel. Cruising the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River you will see the sights of one of the world’s busiest sea ports including the world’s largest naval base, home of the Atlantic Fleet: Destroyers, Guided Missile Cruisers, Submarines, Aircraft Carriers and more. Up to 150 guests enjoy plenty of comfortable seating, air conditioned enclosed deck, open air shaded upper deck, snack bar and souvenir shop. $20 Adults, $12 Children. Summer Schedule (June – August): 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. daily. Spring (April-May) and Fall (September-October): 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. 5:30 p.m. available on certain days. March, November and December: 2pm every day but Monday – 9:30am Inland Waterway Tours on Select Days
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1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
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Reviewed today

Very thorough and well-run port tour of the Norfolk naval base. Very informative. Learned a lot about port operations and modern naval vessels.

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Reviewed yesterday

We thoroughly enjoyed this tour! The tour guide was well informed. The boat was clean and comfortable. The tour started on time and was back when expected.

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amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for cruising with us!

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Reviewed yesterday

Great tour of the harbor. We have taken both family and friends from out of town and they enjoy it each time. The captain does a great job with the history and details of the the ships.

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amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded today

Awesome! Thanks for cruising aboard the Victory Rover!

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Reviewed yesterday

While my companions attended a National Dance Competition in VA Beach, I wanted an historic adventure. Visited Nauticus and was thrilled to discover the Naval Base Cruise. I had no idea how enjoyable it would be. Superb narration of the different naval ships in port,...More

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Thank you!

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Reviewed yesterday

Great cruise for a beautiful family day. Our kids where impressed by all of the ships. It was a hot day but with the

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Thanks for cruising with us!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a well done and instructional tour of Norfolk Harbor. The day was perfect, the boat was comfortable and very well maintained. The crew was attentive to our every need and the Captain handled the craft with professional expertise and his narration was informative....More

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amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great information. Enjoyed the refreshments that were offered. The crew was personable and very helpful.

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Thank you!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Narration was thorough and very interesting. Very comfortable and nice clean boat. Can’t wait to bring more family members on another cruise.

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amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for cruising with us!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Drove there from our vacation in Williamsburg, VA. Definitely worth it. The crew was pleasant, the boat was clean, and the tour guide/narrator had good information about the area, history and about the Naval ships in port This is must do for Norfolk and the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tour guide was very informative, get to see both navy ships up close but at distant. The tour boat has both outdoor and controlled environment indoor seating. Seeing the US Navy and some of current fleet is impressive. If you like the Navy ships this...More

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amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for cruising aboard the Victory Rover!

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pwoodrum1600
10 July 2018|
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Response from William L | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly, I called ahead and purchased the tickets before I arrived. July is prime tourist season and the boat probably holds 100 people, so I would recommend buying the tickets before you arrive.
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Jin_ELT
7 July 2018|
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Response from Integration a | Reviewed this property |
No. Sorry.
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m0nj0
3 June 2018|
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Response from hll333 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is, right across the street in public lots.
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