Cherry Blossom/Springtime Harbor Cruise 

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Step aboard our luxury vessel and relax in enchantment as you glide past the famous historic landmarks of our nation's capital, perhaps you will even get a chance to see the Cherry Blossoms! Keep your camera handy for panoramic scenes that encompass the horizon.

1300 Maine Ave SW - 1300 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA

Step aboard our luxury vessels and relax in enchantment as you glide past the famous historic landmarks of our nation's capital, perhaps you will even get a chance to see the Cherry Blossoms! Keep your camera handy for panoramic scenes that encompass the horizon.

Sailing duration approximately 50-60 minutes.

 

National Ferry Corporation

Washington Marina
1300 Maine Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC 20024

 WE HIGHLY SUGGEST TAKING THE METRO

Metro: Blue, Silver, Orange, Green, Yellow -- L'Enfant Plaza (10-15 minute walk)

From L'Enfant Plaza, Walk West on D Street toward 9th Street SW. Continue straight onto Maryland Ave. Walk around the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and take the footbridge across Maine Avenue. We are located directly across the street from the rear entrance of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

No on-site parking available! Please arrive extra early if you plan to drive to find parking in the area. Taxis are recommended as we cannot guarantee parking. 

We are located directly between the Tidal Basin and the Wharf on Maine Street SW. The nearest parking garages are located at The Wharf (https://www.wharfdc.com/getting-here/car-parking/) or L'Enfant Plaza Garage (420 10th Street SW). We are not affiliated with these garages and cannot guarantee parking. On-site parking not available.

 

National Ferry Corporation

Washington Marina
1300 Maine Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC 20024

Please bring ticket confirmation and arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your cruise time for checkin/boarding.

 

National Ferry Corporation

Washington Marina
1300 Maine Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC 20024

Walking Directions:

From the brick Washington Marina Building (2 min):

Keeping the water to your left, walk down Maine Avenue SW for about .1 mile (toward the Washington Monument in the distance). We are located in the marina adjacent to next parking lot on the left, you will see our banner in the gated parking lot entrance.

 WE HIGHLY SUGGEST TAKING THE METRO

Metro: Blue, Silver, Orange, Green, Yellow -- L'Enfant Plaza (10-15 minute walk)

From L'Enfant Plaza, Walk West on D Street toward 7th Street SW. Continue straight onto Maryland Ave. Walk around the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and take the footbridge across Maine Avenue. We are located directly across the street from the rear entrance of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.


 

 

There is a full bar/concessions area on board with drinks and snacks for purchase. 


Enjoy an approximately 50-minute cruise with light narration & fun facts mixed with music 

This is a non-smoking vessel, smoking is not permitted anywhere on board. No outside food or drink permitted.

These cruises do not sail into the Tidal Basin.

*Cherry Blossom Harbor Cruise is a product name of National Ferry Corporation, however, only Mother Nature has control over when these rare trees will bloom. National Ferry Corporation cannot guarantee that the Cherry Blossoms will be in full bloom at the time of your departure.

 

 

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your cruise time as we cannot hold the boat for late arrivals. Check in is at the gate, located in the parking lot of the Washington Marina:

 

Walking Directions:

From the brick Washington Marina Building (2 min):

Keeping the water to your left, walk down Maine Avenue SW for about 1/10 mile (toward the Washington Monument in the distance). We are located in the marina adjacent to next parking lot on the left, you will see our banner in the gated parking lot entrance.

 

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your boarding time and bring your ticket confirmation to the pier.

Please leave extra time for heavy traffic during Cherry Blossom Festival

 

We are located directly between the Tidal Basin and the Wharf on Maine Street SW. The nearest parking garages are located at The Wharf (https://www.wharfdc.com/getting-here/car-parking/) or L'Enfant Plaza Garage (420 10th Street SW). We are not affiliated with these garages and cannot guarantee parking. On-site parking not available.

 

Walking Directions:

From the brick Washington Marina Building (2 min):

Keeping the water to your left, walk down Maine Avenue SW for about .1 mile (toward the Washington Monument in the distance). We are located in the marina adjacent to next parking lot on the left, you will see our banner in the gated parking lot entrance.

 

From The Wharf (5 min):

Keeping the water to your left, walk down Maine Avenue SW for about .25 miles. You will pass the fish market and will see the Washington Monument ahead of you in the distance. Once you see a brick building on the left (The Washington Marina office), walk past it to the next parking lot and you have arrived!

 

From the Tidal Basin (7 min):

Make your way to Maine Avenue SW. Keeping the water to your right, walk along Maine Ave SW toward Ohio Drive for about .25 miles. Continue under the 14th Street Overpass. Our location is located in the next parking lot on the Right.

 

 

These tickets are non-refundable. ALL CRUISES SAIL RAIN OR SHINE.

If you miss your cruise or would like to sail at a different time, you may use your ticket as a walkup/standby ticket for any cruise of equal or lesser value. Reservations will not be rescheduled.

 
1300 Maine Ave SW
1300 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA
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