Unique Virginia Beach Tours

Unique Virginia Beach ToursVirginia Beach boasts an incredible amount of striking natural appeal alongside several don't-miss attractions that offer an impressive number of things to do and see. When you set out on your exploration of all that this ocean-side city has to offer, reduce the stress of the excursion by letting someone else do the driving when you book one of the many tours that will prove to be as fun as it is informative. You can get closer to various outdoor attractions, familiarize yourself with some key historical spots, or go on a sea-faring adventure–but whatever you choose, you can experience it all on one of these memorable tours in Virginia Beach.

Rudee Tours
Enjoy a whale of a time when you get on board for a Dolphin and Whale Watching Boat Trip in Virginia Beach. See bottlenose dolphins and humpback whales play in their natural environment when you observe them from the unique vantage point of Rudee Tours. The tour is led by respected naturalists and professionals from the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center who will point out several interesting pieces of information about the dolphins and whales that you will see on this unique excursion. The season runs April to October to see dolphins and December through March to see whales. Beverages are available on the trip, too.

Address: Virginia Beach Fishing Center, 200 Winston Salem Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 - MAP
Phone: (757) 425-3400
Web: www.rudeetours.com

VIrginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center offers visitors not only a chance to get familiar with some of the ocean's most amazing creatures, but to also get closer to them. In addition to offering various seasonal whale and dolphin watching tours, the facility also provides something even more unique. When the aquarium's researchers bring back the assorted haul of various fish and invertebrates from their latest deep sea collection trips, you can be there to see what unusual creatures they have brought back for further study. There is also an opportunity to take a pontoon trip around the Owls Creek Salt Marsh.

Address: 717 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA, 23451 - MAP
Phone: (757) 385-3474
Web: www.virginiaaquarium.com

Adam Thoroughgood House
History is still standing in Virginia Beach. It is here in the form of the still awe-inspiring Adam Thoroughgood House. This impressive structure was built in 1680 and has the distinction of being the oldest brick home in the country. Visitors who take the small informal tours will learn about the house's English architecture as well as its one-of-a-kind surroundings that include herb and flower gardens.

Address: 1636 Parish Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 - MAP
Phone: (757) 460-7588
Web: www.museumsvb.org

Lynnhaven House
It is not often that you get to see a relatively untouched piece of the past. Fortunately, that is what you will get to experience when you tour the Lynnhaven House in Virginia Beach. The structure features nearly 90% of its original structure, and this colonial home built in 1725 stands as one of the country's best-preserved 18th-century buildings. Listed on the National Register of Historic Houses, this one-and-a-half story home is situated in an equally historic setting that features a garden and a Revolutionary War family cemetery. The guided tour will offer you the chance to learn even more about colonial family life as well as specific information about the home. There is also a gift shop on the property that is worth visiting before you conclude your visit.

Address: 4405 Wishart Road, Virginia Beach, VA, 23451 - MAP
Phone: (757) 460-1688
Web: www.virginiabeach.com

Dockside Fishing Center
Whether you are an expert at catching fish or are a first-time angler, you will feel right at home on one of the many deep sea fishing trips that are offered by Virginia Beach's Dockside Seafood & Fishing Center. You won't have to worry about getting your gear together or how much bait you have when you let the pros at Dockside do all the work for you. Choose from several tours packages that vary in length but all consistently offer fun and adventure on the high seas!

Address: 3311 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 - MAP
Phone: (757) 481-4545
Web: www.fishingvabeach.com