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

Bahia Belle Boat Cruise

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

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. On days which the Bahia Belle run, family hour begins and 6:30 pm and runs through 9:30 pm. Runs after 9:00 Bahia Belle becomes Mission Bay’s favorite night club with live entertainment and DJs. Jump aboard and join in the fun.

Cruise Schedule

  • January 1 – May 19
    Friday – Sunday
  • May 20 – June 28 
    Wednesday – Sunday
  • July 1 – September 6
    Seven days a week
  • September 11 – November 30
    Friday – Sunday
  • December
    No Cruises


  • Resort Guests: Ride Free
  • General Public: $10
  • Children Under 12 years: $3

Cruise Route

Bahia Belle Route between Bahia Resort Hotel and the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Family Hour

Families are welcome on board between 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm. Entertainment begins at 7:30 pm. To board the ship during cocktail hours, 9:00 pm to 1:30 am (Sunday runs end at 11:30 pm), all guests must be 21 years or older with a valid ID.

Entertainment Lineup & Drink Specials >>

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 Cocktail Cruise


  • 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


Please Note

  • Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • No outside food or drink are allowed on the boat
  • *After Family Hours, you must be at least 21 with valid ID to board.
  • **On Sundays, the final pickup at the Bahia is 10:30 PM, final drop off at the Catamaran is 11:00 PM and boat docks at 11:30 PM at the Bahia.