Sunday Brunch Cruise

From: $76   


Pier 4, Water Street - Washington DC


Select Sundays - 11:30 AM
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*Rates do not apply for holidays, Valentine's Day weekend (Feb 13 and 14) and specialty cruises

Wondering what to do in DC on a Sunday afternoon? Tap into spectacular views, fabulous ways to relax, captivating entertainment, and delicious eats on the DC Sunday Brunch Cruise!
  • Enjoy unbeatable views of the city skyline and DC attractions on this 2-hour scenic cruise.
  • Indulge in a top-notch brunch in DC with a grande buffet spread of fresh fruits and salads, side items, hot entrees, and a full dessert station.
  • Enjoy the comfort of climate-controlled interior decks with panoramic windows, or bask in sunshine and fresh air on the rooftop lounge.
  • Visit the cash bar or dance to the vibrant beats of the boat's DJ, finishing your weekend off in an unforgettable way on the Potomac waters!

More detailed description >

Enjoy a Sunday of supreme leisure aboard one of the most remarkable yachts on the Potomac River: the Spirit of Washington. Step aboard this impressive, multi-deck vessel and prepare for an unsurpassed afternoon full of memories on the DC Sunday Brunch Cruise.

With onboard entertainment ranging from laidback to lively, your afternoon on the water can be exactly as you wish. Take full advantage of the ship's four exterior decks, which set the scene perfectly for a casual stroll with a special someone. Or head to the rooftop observation lounge, where family and friends can kick back and enjoy a favorite brunch cocktail from the cash bar. It goes without saying that either option offers unrivaled views of celebrated Washington DC attractions!

Float past historical landmarks as the Spirit of Washington traverses the Potomac's historic waterfront. With backdrops like Fort Lesley J. McNair, the US Naval Research Lab, Old Town Alexandria, Jones Point Lighthouse and more, you'll enjoy unlimited photo ops amid some of the best sightseeing in Washington DC!

And the amenities don't stop there. This DC Sunday Brunch Cruise offers a satisfying buffet spread of breakfast and lunch favorites, ensuring something tasty for every type of appetite on board. Choose from mouthwatering options (subject to change) like:

  • Seasonal fruit
  • Muffins and bagels
  • Variety of fresh salads
  • Scrambled eggs
  • Smoked bacon and sweet maple sausage
  • Potatoes and roasted broccoli florets
  • Baked ziti pasta
  • Chicken
  • Slow-roasted strip loin
  • Cannolis, cobbler, cakes, and more!
Feel free to wind down your brunch in DC with a trip to the ship's cash bars. Treat yourself to a bloody mary, mimosa, wine, beer, or creative cocktail. Then find the perfect deck space for lounging. Or the ideal floor space for dancing. Delight in the gentle sounds of waves and open air, or move your feet to the beats of Top 40 tunes.

However you choose to spend your 2-hour DC Sunday Brunch Cruise, it's guaranteed to be a brilliant start to your week, nearly any weekend of the year!

Key Info >

Essential Information:

  • Coffee, tea and iced tea are included
  • Additional beverages may be purchased on board: juice, soda, mixed drinks, fine liqueurs, specialty waters, champagne and wine
  • Must be 21 years or older, with a valid ID to purchase alcohol
  • Rates are inclusive of taxes and fees

The cruise lasts approximately 2 hours. Boarding begins 30 minutes before cruise departure.

Maximum Participants:
The cruise ship can accommodate up to 500 people.

Only those on board will be able to enjoy this experience.

Weather Dependent:
This experience will not be affected by weather conditions.

What to Wear:
Dress is typically business casual. Men traditionally wear slacks and sport coats, with or without ties. T-shirts, jeans, shorts and sneakers are not recommended.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings 5 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given but rescheduling your lunch cruise is allowed up to 72 hours prior to your boarding time. Rescheduling is subject to a $25 per person transfer fee. Failure to appear on your booked date, cancel, or reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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View FAQ's >

  1. What type of food will be served?
    The cruise features an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet with delicious choices prepared on board by the executive chef.

    Sample Buffet-Style Brunch Menu
    *subject to change

    Fresh Salads:
    Organic Mixed Field Greens
    Mediterranean Couscous & Chickpea Salad
    Roasted Red Beet Salad

    Roasted Broccoli Florets
    Baked Ziti Pasta
    Mashed Potatoes
    Breakfast Pastries
    Scrambled Eggs
    Breakfast Meats

    Main Dishes :
    Oven Baked North Atlantic Sole Filet
    Honey & Sesame Chicken
    Hand Carved, Slow Roasted Strip Loin

    Seasonal Fruit
    Chocolate Drizzle Rice Krispy
    Cheese Cake
    Chocolate Cake
    Strawberries & Vanilla Custard
    Apple Cobbler

  2. What do drinks cost?
    Mixed drinks and cocktails begin at $7.00, beer begins at $5.50 and wine by the glass begins at $8.00. Soft drinks and juice are available for $2 each. Please note drink prices are subject to change.
  3. What is the dress code?
    Appropriate attire is between business casual and dressy. Men traditionally wear slacks and sport coats, with or without ties. T-shirts, jeans, shorts and sneakers are not recommended.
  4. What is boarding and cruising time?
    Boarding time is approximately 30 minutes prior to departure. The cruising time is 2 hours.
  5. Can I hold a reservation and pay later?
    Reservations cannot be held without payment.
  6. How is seating arranged on board?
    The Spirit features cruise style seating. The majority of the tables accommodates 4-8 guests and your party may be seated with other groups. 
  7. Is smoking allowed on board?
    Smoking is not allowed in any of the interior areas of the ship. Passengers may smoke on the outdoor observation decks in designated areas.
  8. What if the weather is bad?
    The Spirit will cruise in all weather conditions, year-round. The ship is fully enclosed and climate-controlled to ensure sailing in rain or shine.
  9. Is the ship wheelchair accessible?
    Yes, the deck and restrooms can accommodate most standard sized wheelchairs. 
  10. Is gratuity included in the price package?
    Gratuity is not included in the package price and is suggested for all on-board purchases and outstanding service.

Customer Reviews:

  • Sunday Brunch Cruise

  • September 02, 2016

  • 5

  • Washington DC

"Excellent service!"