Corporate Events

Berkeley Corporate Events on the Water

Host your next event on the water aboard a unique floating venue with exceptional views of Berkey and San Francisco’s skyline! City Cruises offers chef-prepared menu options, full bar service, and all-inclusive packages that can be customized to fit your budget and party size. Whether you’re looking to host an employee outing, entertain clients, hold your next meeting or special event, book a holiday party, or more, your guests will love our distinctive hospitality, climate-controlled interior, and open-air outdoor decks. Experience Berkeley from the Bay and enjoy picturesque views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, the Bay Bridge, and San Francisco’s beautiful skyline! 


  • Holidays

    Host your holiday event on the water with City Cruises. We offer customized packages to fit any budget and make your holidays memorable, merry and bright.
  • Employee Outings

    Escape the office and host your next company celebration or team outing on the water. You’ll enjoy a unique dining experience, all-inclusive packages, and spectacular views.
  • Client Entertainment

    Impress your clients with a unique experience on the water. With chef-designed menus, breathtaking views, and distinctive hospitality, City Cruises makes planning your event a breeze.
  • Meetings & Events

    Host your next meeting, tradeshow, or conference on a floating event venue, and let our team help customize a package specific to your needs.

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Berkeley Corporate Event FAQs

What are ideas for a company outing in Berkeley?

The Bay is a great place to start! There are many different types of activities that can be done there such as kayaking, fishing, stand up paddle boarding, and exploring the various islands. To stay dry, there are also a variety of cruises available in Berkeley for your company event. For those who are looking for something a little more low key, Berkeley has a number of great parks perfect for picnicking or playing games such as frisbee. 

How to plan a corporate event in Berkeley?

Work with the City Cruises Berkeley team to create a custom event on one of our elegant yachts. Choose from a variety of themes, menus, and drinks to make your event unforgettable. We specialize in corporate events, private parties, birthday celebrations, holiday parties, and more. 

What is included on a corporate cruise in Berkeley?

While it depends on the package you choose, most of our corporate cruises include food, drink, music, and decor. You can also add on extras like a private deck, a photographer, or even fireworks. We make it easy to customize your event so that it is perfect for your group. 

How much will it cost to host a corporate event in Berkeley?

The cost of your event will depend on the size of your group, the length of the cruise, and any add-ons you choose. Contact our team to get a custom quote for your corporate event. Create the perfect corporate cruise package to take the whole team out on the water.  

What corporate team building activities are available in the Berkeley area?

A scavenger hunt on Angel Island is one of the more popular options! You can also choose from a number of different sports games or go for a hike in one of the many parks in Berkeley. If you want something a little more unique, try a wine tasting or beer brewing tour. There are many different options to choose from so that you can find the perfect activity for your team. 

Are food and drinks provided during corporate events on a City Cruises Berkeley cruise?

While it depends on the cruise package, most likely the answer here is yes! Enjoy a meal from our award-winning chefs while cruising around the Bay. We have a variety of drink options available, including beer, wine, and cocktails. Let us know if you have any special requests and we will do our best to accommodate your needs. 

How long do private boat cruises in Berkeley last for a corporate event?

We offer a variety of different cruise lengths to choose from, depending on your needs. Our shortest cruise is 1 hour and our longest is 3 hours. We can also customize a package for you if you have specific requirements. Contact our team to learn more. 

How many people can join corporate cruise?

  • Empress Hornblower: 250 guests
  • Pacific Hornblower: 130 guests
  • Sunset Hornblower: 100 guests