Jump Aboard the Bahia Belle & Join in the Fun Cruise Mission Bay

Operating seasonally, the Bahia Belle is a turn-of-the-century, Mississippi-style sternwheeler boat that cruises Mission Bay between the Bahia Resort Hotel and its sister property, the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Complimentary for hotel guests, this Mission Bay boat cruise is scenic way to see the area.

Effective March 17: The Bahia Belle Public Run will be closed until further notice.

Cruise Schedule

Effective March 17: temporarily closed until further notice.

January 3 - March 8
Friday - Sunday

March 4 - April 12
Wednesday - Sunday

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  • Resort Guests: Complimentary
  • General Public: $10 Adults | $3 Kids Under 12

Tickets are available for purchase at the boat dock prior to departure. First come first served basis, no advance reservations excepted. Hotel guests board prior to the general public. Boat schedule boarding times may vary, please check front desk for the latest schedule.

Bahia Belle Cruises

Our classic sternwheeler boat, the Bahia Belle, provides complimentary family-hour and cocktail cruises on Mission Bay for our valued hotel guests. The 74-foot, 3-story sternwheeler boat offers an observation deck to view the beautiful sites of the 4,200-acre aquatic park, and is the perfect venue to connect with family or to dance the night away.

Family Sunset Cruise

Gather the kids for an early evening boat cruise aboard the elegant Bahia Belle sternwheeler boat. The open-air observation deck offers a great perspective for viewing beautiful Mission Bay.

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Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No outside food or drink are allowed on the boat. Boat schedule boarding times may vary.

Bahia Belle After Dark

After 9:00 p.m., the Bahia Belle becomes Mission Bay’s favorite night club. San Diego’s ultimate party boat features live entertainment and DJs along with rotating drink specials. Guests must be 21 years or older with a valid ID to board the ship during cocktail hours.

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After Family Hours, you must be at least 21 with valid ID to board. No outside food or drink are allowed on the boat. Boat schedule boarding times may vary.

Sunset Luau Pineapple Run Tuesdays and Fridays  |  June 19 - August 28

Located at the Bahia's sister property, the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa's Sunset Luaus are a summer tradition on the shores of Mission Bay celebrating Polynesian food, music, and dances. For a fun and convenient mode of transportation, Bahia guests can hop aboard the Pineapple Run at 5:00 p.m. to cruise the bay and dock at the Catamaran at 5:30 p.m. The memorable luau experience begins at 6:00 p.m. and includes a silk lei, Mai Tai, all-you-can-eat buffet, and authentic island entertainment.

Sunset Luaus Details

California Beach Party Mango Run Thursdays  |  June 18 - September 3

Guests of the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa can join in the fun of the California Beach Party on the shores of the Bahia. Bahia Belle's Mango Run picks event-goers up at 5:00 p.m. at the Catamaran and then cruises Mission Bay for an arrival of 5:30 p.m. at the Bahia, perfectly timed with the start of the party. Attendees can dig their toes in the sand and experience a delicious clam bake, a live concert, and beautiful sunset overlooking the water.

California Beach Party Details

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