COVID-19

Here at Watermark, our number one priority is the health, safety, and comfort of our guests and our team.

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Protecting our guests in Annapolis and Baltimore
  • Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required to be worn anytime you are not seated with your household members, when social distancing is not possible, and on walking tours. Watermark staff will be required to wear masks or face shields at all times.
  • We have implemented cashless water taxi fare payment via the Where In Annapolis app.
  • Hand sanitizer is available on our vessels.
  • Our team is regularly sanitizing frequently-handled surfaces.
  • Our passenger count on the vessels is reduced.
  • We ask that our guests do not board the vessels if they are sick and/or have a fever.
  • We ask that our guests maintain physical distancing among each other and our crew, and keep masks on when physical distancing is not possible.
  • We ask that you read the Addendum below in its entirety.
Watermark Crew
Protecting our team in Annapolis and Baltimore
  • Our team is conducting temperature and symptom screenings before every shift.
  • Each team member is screened one at a time.
  • Hand sanitizer is provided at the entrances of Watermark operations office locations.
  • Team members are directed to wash their hands or use approved hand sanitizer before entering the office.
  • Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required to be worn anytime you are not seated with your household members, when social distancing is not possible, and on walking tours. Watermark staff will be required to wear masks or face shields at all times.
COVID-19 Addendum

Watermark has taken enhanced health and safety measures – for you, other guests, and staff members. You must follow all posted instructions while onboard a Watermark vessel or on a walking tour. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the “Centers for Disease Control and Prevention”, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

As a guest on a Watermark vessel or walking tour, you agree to abide by current COVID-19 guidance, emergency regulation, and any other safety guidance which Watermark deems necessary for the safety of its staff and guests. Such guidance may be modified at any time consequent to existing conditions.

Public Tickets

By touring and/or cruising with Watermark, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

For any public cruises 40 minutes or longer, our staff may screen each guest’s temperature prior to boarding.

CDC and the state of Maryland guidance states that when outdoors, a mask must be worn if physical distancing is not possible. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to follow this protocol. Once on board, if you have a question or concern about our COVID-19 protocol, please ask any member of our staff. If you are uncomfortable and would like to disembark before we leave the dock, please notify one of our staff. Your safety and enjoyment are our highest priorities.

Adult and Youth Groups

By contracting with Watermark, you and your guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19; you have advised all invited guests who are sick to stay home; you have agreed to communicate the above risk message to your guests.

Private Charters

By chartering with Watermark, you and your guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19; you have advised invited guests who are sick to stay home; you have agreed to communicate the above risk message to your guests.

See what our guests are saying…

“We would definitely recommend. (In addition, it should be noted that we watched them sanitize the entire boat and all the chairs and points of contact between cruises and all employees wore masks for the entirety of the cruise…)”

“All the staff is friendly, professional, and does everything to ensure your enjoyment and safety. There’s nothing better than catching the bay breeze and views of Annapolis from the top deck of the Harbor Queen!”

“Wonderful boat trip with narrated tour of the Annapolis harbor. Professional and friendly staff. They did a great job with safety and cleanliness during this time of social distancing. Great cruise for locals and out-of-town guests.”

“Pleasant cruise. Knowledgeable and kind staff. Did a great job with safety during this Covid crisis. Would not hesitate to recommend this as a nice family outing!”

COVID precautions

COVID precautions

COVID precautions

Watermark has been creating Unforgettable Journeys for over 47 years and we take comfort in the fact that we have a world-class team and a compassionate and loyal community of customers. Thank you for your understanding and support. Let’s get through this together!