Frequently Asked Questions

What is your inclement weather policy?

Tours continue during light rain but not in dangerous conditions. In the event of inclement weather requiring the cancelation of your tour, we will give you the option to reschedule your trip or receive a full refund.

What are the age restrictions?

  • To Drive the Boat: Must be 18 years old with a valid driver’s license
  • Passengers: Must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by a licensed adult driving the boat

Is there a weight Limit?

The weight limit is 250 lbs per person.

How safe are the boats?

The boats are designed not only for fun but with safety in mind.  Please visit the CraigCats manufacturer’s website to learn more about the safety features and accolades. Here is a link:

What about parking?

There are plenty of paid parking lots at National Harbor.

Is there anything else to do at National Harbor during my visit?

There are numerous restaurants, shops, sites, and activities at National Harbor.  Visit for more information!

What should I bring on my Monumental Boat Tour?

Please limit your personal belongings. Each boat has a built-in dry box big enough to fit sunscreen, keys, phones, and wallets. You may bring a towel to place on your seat, but this is not essential. You may also bring nonalcoholic beverages and small snacks. Please check the forecast and dress appropriately for the weather on your tour day. Face masks are required on our docks.

Are Alcoholic Beverages Permitted?

Alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited on all Monumental Boat Tours. All participants must be under the legal limit of intoxication.

What If Our Group has An Odd Number of Participants, Such As 3 or 5, people?

Each boat accommodates 2 people (one driver and one passenger). You must be 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license to operate our boats. Individuals and groups with an odd number of participants may have one qualified driver on a boat by themselves.

Is There A Restroom Break?

There is not a restroom break during our tours. Please use the restroom before you arrive. Public restrooms are available very close to our dock.

How do I sign up for a tour?

Please select “Book Now” to see a complete schedule of available of available days and times. Please contact us if you need assistance or have a large group.

Do I need to sign a waiver?

Yes. For safety of all involved all participants must sign a waiver. Please be sure to complete the online waiver before you visit us.

Is the cost $120 per person?

Yes, the cost is $120 per person, plus applicable sales tax and booking fees. Sometimes, we run promotions which may lower the price. We always honor a $10 discount for active duty military, first responders, and teachers.

Is tipping expected?

Our guides tremendously appreciate tips! After an enjoyable outing on the water, tipping is an appropriate way to say thank you. The amount is completely at your discretion.

Are payments by credit card, cash, and check accepted?

All tours must be booked in advance through our website using a credit card.

Can I bring my pet?

Sorry, no pets allowed.

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