Washington DC Combo Deluxe + Wharf Boat Cruise
Important Information
On which days does the tour operate?

Big Bus Tours Washington DC operates 364 Days a year as we are closed on 25th December. Occasionally, service may be affected by roadworks, city events, poor weather and other unpredictable circumstances. Tour times are subject to traffic, weather and other events, so please check with a member of staff or check our service information for the most up-to-date Tour scheduling information.

Our Night Tour runs every Thursday - Sunday evening from Stop #1: L'Enfant Plaza and takes approximately 90 minutes.

Tour departure times differ throughout the year:
Tours until 8th November - 20th March depart at 7:00pm
Tours from 21st March - 7th November depart at 8:00pm

Please note, this is a panoramic tour, not a hop-on, hop-off service.

Do I need to specify a date for travel?

Yes –we’ll ask you to select the date you’d like to hop on the bus. If you’re touring with us for more than one day, your ticket must be used across consecutive days, and the date you select at time of booking should be the first day of your tour. Some tours also require you to select a time of travel, to guarantee your seat. If your ticket includes extras, you may also need to book additional dates & times for all elements of your ticket after your purchase is complete. See your booking confirmation email for instructions.

What is the child ticketing policy?

Child tickets are available for children aged between 3 and 12 years. Children aged 2 years and under may travel free of charge. Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Strollers and pushchairs must be folded and stowed on the lower deck.

What is the food and drink policy?

No food or alcohol is permitted on board the bus. Please feel welcome to bring non-alcoholic drinks in screw-top bottles.

Accessibility

Big Bus operates wheelchair accessible vehicles that can accommodate weight up to 650 pounds. Please be advised that our entire fleet in Washington DC is not wheelchair accessible. If you or your travelling partner(s) requires an ADA accessible vehicle, please contact us no less than 48 hours prior to your planned tour commencement. We can then arrange for a suitable vehicle to be available at the time and location required. Please also note that passengers with mobility impairments may not be able to access the upper deck on our buses. We cannot guarantee the accessibility of the various attractions along the tour.

Wharf Boat Cruise

Enjoy the 45 Wharf Boat Cruise Wednesday – Sunday departing the Wharf between 11:45 am - 7:15 pm.

This water taxi offers direct routes between the Wharf, Georgetown, Old Town Alexandria and National Harbor. Before you board the boat cruise you need to collect your boarding pass from the ticket booth on the dock. Please arrive 20-30 minutes early to allow time for this.
Location: Dock: Transit Pier, 950 Wharf St SW (Pedestrian access only). Located between Blair Alley SW & 9th St SW. Drop-Off: 950 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC.

Refunds

To request a refund please follow the below instructions:

Please email your request to: refundsdc@bigbustours.com

Please include the following details: 

Customer name 
Customer email address 
Date of sale 
Order reference number 
The reason for requesting refund - please provide as much information as possible.

MORE INFORMATION

Experience Washington DC with our Deluxe Ticket. You'll get a 2-day pass to hop on and hop off our buses, allowing you to explore the capital at your own pace. This ticket also includes our Big Bus Night Tour and a Wharf Boat Cruise.

Please note: At the time of purchase, you will be booking your spot on the Big Bus Night Tour. After purchase, you will need to check-in for any additional services. This can be done via our booking portal or with our on street sales team in your destination.

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US$101.00
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Washington DC Combo Deluxe + Wharf Boat Cruise
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