Frequently Asked Questions about Rappahannock River
Cruise, Vacation Tours
Is the Capt. Thomas handicapped accessible?
The Capt. Thomas does
have a gangplank that will accommodate a 24" wide
wheel chair or motorized scooter. If the wheel chair
does not fit the gangplank and you can possibly walk
aboard, we will load you wheelchair on the boat and
transport it for you.
How close do we get to the wildlife?
We get as close a possible. Some eagles
are hidden, which prevents us from getting to close.
You should bring a pair of binoculars, if you have a
set. Point and shoot cameras are great for taking pictures,
even though you can see everything easily with the naked
Can we bring our own food and drink onboard?
Yes, you can bring you own food and drinks with you
on the boat. There are picnic areas at the vineyard.
Can we bring alcohol onboard the boat?
Yes, you can bring alcohol on board the boat; however,
the winery has strict ABC laws. No outside alcohol can
be brought inside the premises. We therefore suggest
you leave your alcohol on the boat while touring the
You can of course buy wine at Ingleside.
Is the Ingleside tour kid friendly?
There are plenty of children that visit the winery
every year. Will they cannot participate in the wine
tasting, they usually enjoy seeing the large machinery
and the gift shop. If there is a large group of children,
and special tasting of grape juice can be arranged.
Does the trip run in inclimate weather?
The only way a cruise will be cancelled, due to weather,
is if the Captain fears for the safety of the passengers
aboard. Usually during the chance of inclement weather,
all passengers are notified the day before the scheduled
2013 Schedule and Rates:
• May 4th - October 19th everyday except Mondays and Tuesdays
• Cruise leaves Tappahannock, Va at 10 am and returns
at approximately 4:30 pm
• Cruises are $27.00 for adults, $15.00 for children
• The optional lunch served at Ingleside Winery is $13.00 for adults and $8.00 for children
Group rates are also available
Please note that any trip to
the island may be cancelled due to severe weather conditions
or due to a lack of participation.
Book your reservations for the Rappahannock River Cruise to Ingleside today!
Or call us at 804-453-BOAT(2628)