The Bahia's historic Sternwheeler conducts complimentary boat cruises for hotel guests

Bahia Belle Boat Cruise

Bahia Belle boat cruise around Mission Bay

The Bahia Belle is a turn-of-the-century, Mississippi-style sternwheeler that cruises Mission Bay between the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa and its sister property the Bahia Resort Hotel.

The Belle is always complimentary for resort guests, while the general public can ride for $10.00 (children 12 years old and under are $3.00).

Live entertainment is featured on all cruises, including karaoke on Wednesdays, DJs on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, and local bands on Fridays.

Entertainment Lineup >>

Cruise Schedule

  • June: Wednesday – Sunday
  • July – August: 7 days a week
  • September – November: Friday – Sunday
  • December: No cruises
  • January – May: Friday – Sunday

Boarding Times


6:30 PM Family Hour
7:30 PM Family Hour
8:30 PM Family Hour
9:30 PM Cocktail Cruise*
10:30 PM Cocktail Cruise*
11:30 PM Cocktail Cruise*
12:30 AM Last Boarding
1:30 AM Last Stop


7:00 PM Family Hour
8:00 PM Family Hour
9:00 PM Cocktail Cruise*
10:00 PM Cocktail Cruise*
11:00 PM Cocktail Cruise*
12:00 AM Last Boarding
1:00 AM Last Stop

On Sundays, the last stop at the Catamaran is 12:00 midnight and the last stop at the Bahia is 12:30 a.m.

Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. *After Family Hours, you must be at least 21 with valid ID to board.

Path of the Bahia Belle's boat cruise on Mission Bay


Special Boarding Times for these dates:

Friday, August 8, 2014
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Friday, August 22, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014


6:30 PM Family Hour
8:00 PM Family Hour
9:30 PM Cocktail Cruise*
11:15 PM Cocktail Cruise*
1:00 AM Last Stop


7:15 PM Family Hour
8:45 PM Family Hour
10:15 PM Cocktail Cruise*
12:15 AM Last Stop

July Schedule

$4 whiskey drinks
Jason Hanna jazz trio

$4 tequila drinks

$5 beers
Kids Pirate Cruises 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Throwback Thursdays
$5 Drinks of the Decades
Dance DJ

$5 Skyy vodka drinks
Local bands
July 4 – Royal Heart
July 11 – Private Domain
July 18 – Random Radio
July 25 – Royal Heart

No drink specials
Dance DJ

$4 well drinks, beer, and house wine
“Sundaes on Sunday” 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Dance DJ
Complimentary boarding for hospitality industry