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The Wharf Water Taxi-ROUNDTRIP

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ChildAge: 3-12 years. Under 3 are free.

No Hidden Costs! Our low price includes all taxes and fees.

Cruises operate Wednesday through Sundays. Closes for season January and February.
The Wharf Water Taxi-ROUNDTRIP The newest additions to our fleet connects the Wharf with Alexandria, National Harbor and Georgetown. You can travel directly to The Wharf from either of our docks at City Marina, National Harbor or Washington Harbour.


  • Cruise down the Potomac River
  • Soft drinks and water are available for purchase on board
  • Routes and drop off locations are Georgetown, National Harbor and Alexandria
Cruise down the Potomac River with direct routes between the Wharf, National Harbor, Georgetown and Old Town Alexandria. Beverages can be purchased on board. Transportation to/from pier.

ADA Accessible Information: The Wharf is fully ADA accessible, Georgetown is not handicapped or ADA accessible. Alexandria is fully ADA accessible. Note: The docks are wheelchair accessible. However, if your guest is able to walk and have a foldable wheel chair our team can help with the wheel chair.

These cruises are more relaxed and casual attire is fine. First come; first served seating.

Cruise will operate seasonally in most weather conditions. In the case of severe weather conditions or upon direction of the U.S. Coast Guard, the cruise will be postponed.

Wharf taxi service will remain dockside during January and February. The boat is fully enclosed and climate-controlled with restrooms located on board.

Soft drinks, and water are available for purchase on board.

Yes, your cell phone will work on the cruise. For the comfort of other guests, we ask that cell phone conversations be held only on the outside decks. All areas of our public tours are non-smoking areas.

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25 minute water taxi ride down the Potomac River 25 minute water taxi ride down the Potomac River
Drop off locations from Wharf are Georgetown and Alexandria Drop off locations from Wharf are Georgetown and Alexandria
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The Wharf Water Taxi-ROUNDTRIP

Operating Times:

Boat operates Wednesday through Sunday only.
Departs Wharf for Georgetown: 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm.
Departs Georgetown for Wharf: 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm (5:30 is OW to Wharf).
Departs Wharf for Alexandria (Wed & Thur): 11:45am, 2:15pm, 4:45pm, 7:15pm; (Fri- Sun): 11:45am, 2:15pm, 3:45pm, 4:45pm, 6:15pm, 7:15pm, 8:45pm
Departs Alexandria for Wharf (Wed & Thur): 1:30pm, 4:00pm, 6:30pm, 9:00pm(OW Only); (Fri- Sun): 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm(OW Only)
Departs Wharf for National Harbor (Wed & Thur): 11:45am, 2:15pm, 4:45pm, 7:15pm; (Fri- Sun): 11:45am, 2:15pm, 3:45pm, 4:45pm, 6:15pm, 7:15pm, 8:45pm.
Departs National Harbor for Wharf (Wed & Thur): 12:55pm, 3:25pm, 5:55pm, 8:25pm; (Fri- Sun): 12:55pm, 2:25pm, 3:25pm, 4:55pm, 5:55pm, 7:25pm, 8:25pm.

Reservation Notes:

Reservations do not need to be confirmed in advance of date selected. Walk up reservations are accepted at the ticket booth based on availability.

# of Stops:



25 minutes

Booth Location:

Passes must be redeemed at the Alexandria, National Harbor and the Wharf Ticket Booths in exchange for timed tickets for the water taxi of your choosing. Please redeem your ticket at the ticket booth prior to boarding for each ride.
Docking Locations: The Wharf: 950 Maine Ave. SW, Washington DC.
Alexandria City Marina: 0 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA (located behind the Torpedo Factory Art Center)
National Harbor:145 National Plaza, National Harbor, MD.
Georgetown: 3100 K St. NW, Washington, DC


District Wharf Parking Garage 600 Water St SW, Washington, DC 20024* *New garage off Maine Avenue SW L’Enfant Plaza garage 420 10th Street SW

Age Requirements:

Children Ticket: 3-12 years old. Under 3 are free. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.


The Wharf departure location is accessible by Pedestrian access only. Located between Blair Alley SW & 9th St.

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