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Wharf-Alexandria Water Taxi-Weekend-RT

The newest additions to our fleet connects the Wharf with Alexandria.
Ticket Type
Age: 3-12 years. Under 3 are free.
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This cruise is confirmed for Saturday and Sunday.Operates March to December.
The newest additions to our fleet connects the Wharf with Alexandria.


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

ADA Accessible Information: The Wharf is fully 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.

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.

For larger view of The Wharf Taxi Map, please click here.

Operating Times

Boat operates Wednesday through Sunday only. This is Midweek Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. March - December
Departs Wharf for Alexandria: 11:45am, 2:15pm, 3:45pm, 4:45pm, 6:15pm, 7:15pm, 8:45pm
Departs Alexandria for Wharf : 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm. (OW Only)

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.

Booth Location

Passes must be redeemed at the Alexandria 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)


District Wharf Parking Garage 600 Water St SW, Washington, DC 20024* *New garage off Maine Avenue 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