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.

Fall and Winter Public Run cruising days are Friday – Sunday.

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.

Please note:

  • No outside food or drink are allowed on the boat
  • Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, the final dock at the Bahia is 12:30am

Entertainment Lineup >>

Cruise Schedule

  • May 20 – June 28: Wednesday – Sunday
  • July 1 – September 6: 7 days a week
  • September 11 – November 30: Friday – Sunday
  • December: No Cruises

Boarding Times


6:30 PM Family Hour
7:30 PM Family Hour
8:30 PM Family Hour ends
9:30 PM Cocktail Cruise
10:30 PM Cocktail Cruise
11:30 PM Cocktail Cruise**
12:30 AM Cocktail Cruise**
1:30 AM Boat Docks


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

** On Sundays, the final pickup at the Bahia is 11:30, final drop off at the Catamaran is 12:00am and boat docks at 12:30am at the Bahia.

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