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.

Cruise Schedule

January 3  March 8
Friday - Sunday 

March 11 - 29
Wednesday - Sunday

April 1 - 12

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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.

New Year's Eve Party Cruise December 31 | $30 per person

Cruise and stay on Mission Bay this New Year’s Eve! Ring in 2020 while cruising Mission Bay aboard the legendary Bahia Belle and enjoy a champagne toast, an appetizer buffet, a live DJ, and party favors.

Continue the celebration with an overnight stay for two at the Bahia Resort Hotel!

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College Night Party Cruise January 30 | $10 per person, Early Bird $5 per person

Here’s the 411, the Bahia Belle is hosting a 90’s themed College Night party cruise Jan. 30th and it is going to be all that and a bag of chips! Gather your college classmates in your best 90’s apparel and get jiggy with $4 White Claws, multiple levels of DJs, a lighted dance floor and stellar views of Mission Bay. The party boards at 8:30 p.m. from the Bahia Resort, departs at 9 p.m. and returns to the Bahia at midnight. Be there or be square!

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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. Complimentary public parking is available at Ventura Cove. 

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.

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