Year round depending on availability. Click here for schedule
Departure times range from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM with boarding beginning at least 30 minutes prior to departure.
- Freshly prepared cuisine, beautiful views, and dancing under a canopy of stars
- Take in the stunning Boston skyline through panoramic windows or outside on the city's largest outdoor deck
- Enjoy dancing to the music of Boston's hottest DJs
- A romantic evening your loved one will talk about forever
Looking for the perfect night out? Then head for the Seaport District and step aboard the Spirit of Boston for an evening of unparalleled harbor cruising fun on historic Boston Harbor.
You'll know you're in for a special evening the moment you are escorted to a candlelit table.
Order drinks, then feel free to explore the ship while the crew casts off for three fabulous hours on Boston Harbor.
Savor your culinary selections and the never-ending views of Boston's breathtaking skyline seen through our huge panoramic windows. Truly, a sight you won't soon forget.
After dinner, relax over coffee and dessert. Then take your drinks and relax on the largest outdoor patio deck in the city while Boston's magnificent skyline spreads before you in all directions. It's the perfect pause before the pulsing beat of the DJ's tunes entices you onto the dance floor.
The perfect end to the perfect night.
Coffee, tea and iced tea are complimentary. You may also purchase juices, sodas, mixed drinks, fine liqueurs, specialty waters, champagne and exceptional wines.
Rates are inclusive of taxes and gratuities, excluding additional beverages. Rates do not apply for holiday, Valentine's Day and specialty cruises.
Approximately 3 hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays; 2 hours on Sundays and Tuesdays.
Up to 500 guests per dinner cruise.
This experience takes place indoors and will not be affected by weather conditions.
What to Wear:
For men, slacks and a collared shirt are recommended. For women, slacks, Capri pants or a dress is recommended.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings 5 days in advance.
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given but rescheduling your dinner cruise is allowed up to 72 hours prior to your boarding time. Reschedulings are subject to a $25 per person transfer fee. Failure to appear on your booked date, cancel, or reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.
What type of food is served?
The cruise features all-you-can-eat dinner buffets with delicious choices prepared on board by the executive chef and their galley staff. With advance notice, special meals for guests with allergies can be arranged. Other specialty menus are available for deck or full-ship charters.
Buffet Dinner Menu (subject to change):
Spirit Salad - mixed greens tossed with cranberries, chili almonds and apples, served with roasted garlic balsamic or apple bacon vinaigrette.
Classic Caesar - Romaine, parmesan cheese and herb croutons tossed in a house caesar dressing.
Salads are served with freshly baked bread, whipped and flavored butter.
Entrees:Grilled Vegetables - Cilantro and lime infused vegetables
Signature Spirit Short Ribs - Asian-style short ribs and scallion mashed potatoes
Pan Seared Chicken - Seasoned chicken breast topped with wild mushroom ragout, served over herb polenta
Baked Haddock - Herb-crusted haddock atop tomato orzo and drizzled with lemon caper sauce
Cavatelli - Pasta tossed with roasted vegetables and tomatoes in a fontina cream sauce
Mediterranean Stuffed Tomato - Vine ripe tomatoes filled with couscous, feta cheese and basil pesto
Dessert Tasting Trio - Malt ball mousse, chocolate fudge cake, mini apple crisp
What is the dress code?
For evening cruises, appropriate attire is business casual to dressy. Men traditionally wear slacks and sport coats, with or without ties. Women wear dresses or nice pants. T-shirts, jeans, shorts or sneakers are not recommended.
What is "Boarding Time" and "Cruise Time"?
"Boarding Time" is the earliest our guests may board the ship. Typically we begin boarding 1/2 hour prior to the "Cruise Time."
What is typical cruising time?
Departure times, occasionally, are subject to a slight change. Specialty cruises, such as holidays, may be subject to additional fees.
Weekly: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Weekends 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Can you hold a reservation and pay later?
We do not hold reservations without payment.
Are there any age requirements?
Children are welcome on our cruises and children under 3 years old cruise free. Please inform us at the time of booking if you will be bringing additional guests under 3 so that we can ensure seating.
Where does the cruise go?
The ship departs from the Seaport World Trade Center Marine Terminal in Boston. While sailing routes may vary, the cruise passes the city skyline as far north as the Mystic River and as far south as Castle Island/Fort Independence.
How do I get to the ship?
The ship is located at the intersection of Seaport Boulevard and B Street adjacent to Boston's World Trade Center and across from the Seaport Hotel.
What type of entertainment is offered?
Sit back and relax on one of the climate-controlled decks. Dine on the bountiful buffet. Watch your talented wait-staff as they delight you with their up-beat renditions of popular favorites. Then kick it into high gear as your DJ spins popular dance hits.
Is the ship handicap accessible?
Yes. The ship can accommodate wheelchairs for boarding and provides a handicap-accessible restroom. Please notify us of any special-assistance members in your party prior to the cruise so we can provide the appropriate assistance upon arrival.
Are gratuities included in the price package?
Yes. They are included in the cost, however alcoholic beverages or any additional costs are not included
What do drinks cost?
Mixed drinks start at $7 for standard brand liquors, $8.25 for premium drinks. Specialty cocktails start at $9 and frozen drinks at $9.75. All beer is sold by the bottle, with domestic beer for $5.50 and imported for $5.75. Wine begins at $8 per glass. Soft drinks and juice are available for $2 each. These prices do not include tax or fees. Prices may be subject to change.
Is there parking close to the ship?
Yes. The Seaport Hotel Parking Garage is just a short walk from the ship, and offers discounted parking for guests as follows: Complimentary parking Monday through Friday evenings - you must enter the garage after 5PM and exit prior to 11PM and bring your boarding pass when you leave to receive free parking. For all other cruises, the garage offers 35% off the posted hotel garage rates. Your boarding pass is necessary to receive this discount. There are also outdoor parking lots on Northern Avenue and Seaport Boulevard that do not offer discounts. Parking rates there vary from $7 to $10 per day. Prices are subject to change.
If my party is not able to make it or we miss the ship will we receive a refund?
There are No Refunds once the Dinner Cruise is booked, however with a 72-hour notice we will be happy to reschedule your cruise date, however if you miss your Dinner Cruise without notice, we will not be able to re-schedule. Failure to appear on your booked date will result in a loss of your Dinner Cruise. Please call Cloud 9 Living at 866.525.6839 to re-schedule your Dinner Cruise
How is seating arranged on board?
The ship features cabaret-style seating. The majority of our tables accommodate four to eight people and guests are sometimes seated with other parties. Review our enhancement packages for private seating upgrades.
Can you tell me a little about the ship?
The cruise ship is spaciously designed with three climate-controlled interior decks, outdoor strolling decks at the bow and stern, and the largest outdoor patio deck in Boston topside. It is handicap accessible and Coast Guard approved for up to 600 passengers. Amenities include full service bars, two dance floors (or staging areas), spacious bathrooms, flexible seating arrangements and huge, panoramic windows.
What is your smoking policy?
All interior areas of the ship are non-smoking areas. Passengers who smoke may do so on the outdoor observation decks.
Do you sail in inclement weather?
Absolutely. The ships are fully enclosed and climate-controlled for your comfort. It sails rain or shine all year long.
Will my cell phone work on the cruise?
Yes, your cell phone will work on the cruise. For the comfort of other guests, we ask that cell phone conversations be held only on the outside decks.
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