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Meet the Victory Rover docked in Downtown Norfolk Waterfront at 1 Waterside Drive near the Nauticus Museum.  Board this comfortable vessel as you embark on 2-hour fully narrated Naval Base cruise on the Elizabeth River. Your boat captain will provide fascinating and entertaining commentary throughout this tour while pulling along and see the sights of one of the world’s busiest sea ports including the world’s largest naval base, home the USS Wisconsin and the Atlantic Fleet that include Destroyers, Guided Missile Cruisers, Submarines, and Aircraft Carriers. 

Naval Station Norfolk covers 4 miles of waterfront space and 11 miles of pier and wharf space of the Hampton Roads peninsula known as Sewell's Point. It is the world's largest naval station, with the largest concentration of U.S. Navy forces through 75 ships alongside 14 piers and with 134 aircraft and 11 aircraft hangars at the adjacently operated Chambers Field.

This tour route is a great opportunity to not only see all aspects of this amazing Naval base and port, but also Downtown Norfolk and Portsmouth Skylines, BAE and Norshipco Shipyards, Lamberts Point Cargo Docks, Old Fort Norfolk and so much more.
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Naval Station Norfolk
Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises
You will have a front-row seat to the US Naval Fleet docked on the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront with live commentary on this 2-hour tour.  Get ready to cruise the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River and Hampton Roads Harbor where your Captain will provide an expert tour of one of the world's busiest sea ports.  Included will be the world's largest naval base - home of the Atlantic Fleet Destroyers, Guided Missile Cruisers, Submarines, Aircraft Carriers and more.
  • See one of the world's largest sea ports and naval base
  • Relax and enjoy the live commentary you cruise along Sewell's Point peninsula
  • Opportunity to see Downtown Norfolk, Portsmouth Skylines, and more.
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Really a great tour

I've lived in the area for 5 years and had never taken this tour so when my visiting brother and sister in law said the were interested in touring the Navy base we happily agreed. We're really glad we did. The tour is a good...More

1  Thank AnnFran657
amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you and thanks for bringing your out of town guests on board!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Great tour for everyone

We took the evening cruise, which was great in the summer heat. The staff is great, super friendly and the guide/captain knows everything. We even saw some dolphins - a perfect cruise!

Thank Andrej N
amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed it - thanks for sailing with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great views of the area by water and all the ship info

We took the 5:30 pm tour/cruise. The captain was also the narrator. He describe buildings, area, history of the area and different ship types, and dock loading types. Then he described the different navy boat types, what the details were on each ship, their job,...More

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amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for cruising with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A lot to see and learn

We enjoyed our tour on the Victory Rover. As other reviews said, there is so much information! In fact, it required the guide to talk so fast that it was hard to keep up at times. Especially for my 12 year old. But it was...More

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amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for cruising aboard the Victory Rover!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Excursion!

We were a group of 15 on a trip to a youth conference in Hampton Roads. We booked this cruise as an "end of the conference" treat for our youth. We made the right choice! The experience was even better than I had hoped for!...More

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amrover, Manager at Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank for cruising with us!

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31 July 2018|
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Response from jspencej | Reviewed this property |
We booked our reservation a few weeks in advance. There are several times you can choose from, so if you have a specific time in mind, I would recommend making a reservation as soon as you can.
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Response from NancyJDurrett | Reviewed this property |
They fill up pretty quick. We booked several weeks out and every cruise was full the day we went.
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Response from J S | Reviewed this property |
Like all the rest, has 2 floors, handicapped accessible to the first floor, & air conditioned. Essentially, unless you are a party of a few hundred, it will accommodate your party.
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