Odyssey Washington DC Lunch Cruise Washington, DC

City Cruises Washington DCPier 4Washington, DC 20024
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Indulge in a sophisticated DC lunch cruise along the Potomac River aboard the elegant Odyssey DC ship. Enjoy a chef-prepared plated lunch while taking in the views of iconic monuments from the comfort of the climate-controlled atrium deck. Soak in the DC skyline as you sip cocktails from the onboard cash bar with DJ music in the background.

up to 2 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • Departs from Pier 4 in The Wharf Marina. Boarding starts 30 minutes prior to cruise time.
  • Due to development and construction at the District Wharf, nearby parking may be limited. Please allow time to find parking or ride the train.
  • Recommended for colleagues, friends and the whole family. Kids ages two and under cruise free!
  • The dress code is cocktail attire ((collared shirts, blouses, sports coats, slacks, and dresses).
  • Relax indoors with an onboard cash bar and DJ entertainment or catch a breeze at the outdoor observation deck.
  • Must be age 21+ with a government-issued ID to purchase cocktails, wine, and beer.
  • Odyssey DC sails under the low bridges providing up-close views of the monuments.
  • The boat features a climate-controlled interior deck and cruises rain, shine or snow.


from Odyssey Washington DC Premier Lunch Cruise
Board the 2-hour Odyssey lunch cruise on the Potomac for an sophisticated, upscale dining experience with scenic views from an atrium dining deck.

The Washington, DC Premier Lunch Cruise sets sail from the iconic Pier 4, offering a two-hour escape complete with a three-course plated lunch prepared by a talented chef. A live DJ creates the perfect ambiance as you enjoy 360-degree views of the Washington, DC skyline from a glass-enclosed ship with a climate-controlled interior.

Marvel at the breathtaking sights of the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial, providing an experience that will be cherished for a lifetime. With the most stunning views of the nation's greatest landmarks and a climate-controlled deck that allows year-round cruising in all weather conditions, this lunch cruise promises an unforgettable and romantic journey. Whether celebrating a special occasion or simply enjoying a night out, this experience combines gourmet dining, entertainment, and breathtaking scenery to create lasting memories.

The three-course plated lunch offers a choice of one per course of delectable starters (soup or salad), freshly prepared seasonal entrees, and mouthwatering desserts. Your meal is accompanied by unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea, and water. Other beverages, such as soft drinks, creative cocktails, wine, and beer are available for purchase from the onboard bar. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.

Indulge in an elegant and enchanting afternoon aboard this elegant Potomac River cruise!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Odyssey Washington DC Premier Lunch Cruise

Where does the Potomac River lunch cruise depart from?

Odyssey Lunch Cruise departs from Pier 4 at 580 Water Street SW, Washington, D.C. 20024. It's located in The Wharf Marina.

Is there parking?

City Experiences does not operate any parking lots in the area. However, you'll find parking options at the garage next to Pier 4 at 607 Water Street, 1100 4th St. SW near the Waterfront subway station, and at District Wharf at 1000 Water Street SW. Fees may apply.

What's the closest train station to the pier?

The nearest station is Waterfront Metro (Greenline), just two blocks from the pier, at 399 M St. SW, Washington, DC 20024.

Are children allowed on the cruise?

Yes, absolutely. Children ages two and below cruise free! Don't forget to select a free ticket for infants to ensure admittance to Odyssey DC.

What is Odyssey DC?

Odyssey DC is an elegant one-level dining vessel featuring a glass-enclosed, climate-controlled interior deck and outdoor observation deck. It sails under the low bridges of Washington DC for up-close views of the monuments.

Is there a dress code?

Yes, the cruise requires cocktail attire: collared shirts, blouses, sports coats, slacks and dresses.

What should I bring?

Don't forget your camera or smartphone pictures and government-issued ID for guests ages 21+ planning to purchase alcoholic drinks from the onboard bar.

Can I bring a cake from outside?

Cakes brought from outside are allowed on board as long as they are covered and held at your table with only flameless/LED birthday candles. Cake-cutting fees apply.