Salty bay breezes, sparkling waves and matchless natural beauty make San Diego perfect for cruising. Enjoy gracious hospitality as you take in views of the Coronado Bridge, Cabrillo National Monument and California sea lions.

The San Diego Dinner Dance Cruise is famous around the world and is compared to the dinner cruises in New York and in Paris. San Diego’s dinner cruise combines breath taking city views, great food, and entertainment.

Stroll the spacious decks, and watch the sunset before dinner. Your evening includes welcome champagne, 3-courses pre fixe, 2 entree dinner, salad, dessert, an elaborate wine list, optional upgrades onboard and a vegetarian option. After dinner, enjoy dancing, a special request, have dessert and coffee.

Photos are taken at beginning of your cruise, and can be purchased on-site at the end. You’ll be thrilled to know that that the San Diego Dinner Dance Cruise doesn’t participate in "cruise style" seating - you’ll have privacy at your table and not be seated with strangers. Dance the night away or watch San Diego light up along with the stars on the San Diego Dinner Dance Cruise!

Please Note: Rates for this cruise vary by day of the week. When you choose your specific date on the availability calendar, the rates for that date will be displayed.

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate: $105.39
Child Rate
(Ages 4-12):
$63.21
Child - Free
(Ages 3 and Under):
$0.00

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Tour / Activity Details

3 hours
7:00 pm nightly
Boarding is 30 minutes before departure time.

24 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Coast Guard regulations require a photo ID for each guest to board. Minimum age to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages is 21. Tour does not offer hotel pick-up; boarding location on North Harbor Drive will be specified on your E-Ticket. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

This cruise is not available on most holidays (Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve). For those dates, there may be a special holiday-themed cruise at a different price.

Sample Menu (subject to change)

  • First Course
    • Salad of the Season - Farmer’s Fresh Vegetable and Greens, Brightly Dressed by Talented Onboard chefs Freshly Baked, Warm Artisanal Rolls with Sweet Butter
  • Second Course (choice of one of the following)
    • Braised Beef Short Rib and Mashed Red Creamer Potatoes - Skillfully prepared full-flavored USDA Choice 7 oz short rib braised in rich stock and fresh vegetables and herbs. Complemented with a sweet and savory peppercorn and tamarind sauce and seasonal local and organic vegetables.
    • Atlantic Salmon with Miso Soy Glaze and Seared Risotto Cake - Sustainable farmed Atlantic salmon, oven-roasted with a salty-sweet soy miso and brown sugar glaze. Finished with an Asian-style Chimichurri and served with a creamy risotto cake, seared for a sweet and crunchy caramelized crust. Served with medley of local seasonal vegetables.
    • Lemon Rosemary Organic Breast of Chicken and Orzo Pasta - Grilled skinless chicken breast prepared with sun-dried tomatoes, capers and fresh parsley, served on a bed of wilted spinach greens, sweet caramelized leeks, fennel and tangy artichokes. Served with a side of semolina orzo pasta prepared with roasted red and yellow peppers and grilled sweet corn. Accompanied with garden’s best seasonal vegetables.
    • Chef Elmer’s Vegetarian Timpano - House-made tower of roasted vegetables. Grilled zucchini, eggplant, squash and red peppers layered with penne pasta in a classic béchamel sauce, resting on a garland of wilted spinach, leeks and fennel and topped with zesty pomodoro sauce
  • Dessert
    • White Chocolate Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake - Rich, creamy and slightly tangy cheese cake layer above sweet, crunchy dark chocolate cookie crust and swirled with a velvety, Chambord-style sauce made from blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and blackberries. Topped off with freshly whipped cream.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear?
Business casual to dressy casual attire is recommended. For men, slacks or khaki pants, and a collared shirt with or without a jacket; for women slacks or skirt, with a collared shirt, or dress. No flip flops, gym shoes, jeans, shorts or tank tops will be allowed.

What time do I board the ship?
Cruises board 30 minutes prior to departure time.

Where will I park?
Public metered parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. There are two additional parking lots available with an approximate cost of $10.00 per car (prices subject to change).

What happens if it rains?
San Diego is fortunate enough to rarely get rain or inclement weather and the Bay is very calm and peaceful. This cruise sails rain or shine. In the very rare case of severe weather conditions or upon the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard, the ship will remain dockside.

What kind of entertainment is on board?
Dinner Cruises offer a relaxing selection of background music.

If my party is not able to make it or we miss the ship will we receive a refund?
Once payment is received cruises are non-refundable.

Is smoking allowed?
Smoking is allowed on the outside decks only.

Can we bring our own decorations?
Small groups without private space can bring table decorations. Unfortunately, an early boarding is not available.

Can I bring a cake or flowers on board?
Cakes may be brought on board, however you will be charged a $1.50 per person cake cutting-fee (price subject to change). Small flower bouquets are also permitted. Please keep in mind you are on a ship, so top heavy arrangements will not be stable.

Are vegetarian or other special menu requests available?
Yes! Most other special dietary needs can be accommodated with advance notice. Please note any special dietary needs on the Order Form.

Are there any age restrictions on the cruises?
All ages are welcome. Minors do require supervision.

Is the ship handicap accessible?
There are accessible yachts in the fleet. Please note any special mobility needs on the Order Form.

Are there life preservers on board?
Each vessel is 100% Coast Guard certified with life preservers and all life saving equipment, including child life vests.

Is there a phone on board that receives calls?
There is no phone service on board. Most cellular services are available on the water as the ship does not cruise too far off shore.

Can we meet the Captain and visit the wheelhouse?
Yes. Guests are welcome to come and meet the Captain and the First Mate.

Is there preassigned seating?
Yes, the event manager assigns the seating based on needs and capacity for each cruise.

24 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Coast Guard regulations require a photo ID for each guest to board. Minimum age to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages is 21. Tour does not offer hotel pick-up; boarding location on North Harbor Drive will be specified on your E-Ticket. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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