Frequently Asked Questions

How long is a dinner cruise in San Diego?

Weekend dinners cruise for three hours! Weekday cruises go for two-and-a-half hours. Boarding begins 30 minutes before cruise time, so be sure to get there early. Dinner on the water is one of the best things you can do in San Diego.

What sights can you see on a dinner cruise in the San Diego Bay?

On a dinner cruise in the San Diego Bay, you can see some of the city’s most popular landmarks and attractions, including the Coronado Bridge, the USS Midway Museum, and the San Diego skyline. You’ll also enjoy views of the beautiful California coastline as you sail along the San Diego harbor.

What should I wear on a dinner cruise?

Smart Cocktail or Resort Casual attire is recommended! Make it a night to remember out on the water with those you love. Many photo opportunities will be presented during the cruise, be sure to have your phone or camera handy!

Is there dancing on a San Diego dinner cruise?

Yes, most San Diego dinner cruises feature live music and dancing. This is a great way to enjoy an evening out with friends or family while cruising around the beautiful San Diego Bay. The DJ entertainment provides the perfect environment to dance the night away.

Do I need to book in advance?

Yes, it is recommended to book your dinner cruise in advance to ensure that you get the date, time, and package that you want. Sometimes you might get lucky and be able to book day of, but know that City Cruises (formerly Hornblower) dinner options are very popular!

Can I see downtown San Diego from the dinner cruise?

Yes, the dinner cruise will take you along downtown San Diego, where you’ll be able to see the skyline and some of the city’s most popular landmarks. Dinner on the water truly is a remarkable experience.  

What type of food is served on a San Diego dinner cruise?

Most of the dinner cruises offer a delicious 3-course meal! Starting with a salad or chowder, followed by the mains! See the menu for the most up-to-date information. However, mains may include short ribs, chicken, veggie options, salmon and more! Top it off with a dessert before heading up to the deck to enjoy the beautiful outdoors.