April - December:
Most Saturdays & select weekdays
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*Rates do not apply for holidays, Valentine's Day weekend (Feb 13 and 14) and specialty cruises
- This scenic cruise is by far one of the most unique things to do in Boston, for both locals and visitors alike.
- The ship's grand buffet offers a mouthwatering spread of salads, entrees, hot dishes, and desserts galore!
- Admire Boston attractions from the panoramic windows or expansive decks of the Spirit of Boston, or get in on some entertainment and dance the afternoon away.
- Celebrating a special occasion with family, friends or a significant other? There's no better place to do it than aboard this magnificent yacht!
The Boston Harbor Lunch Cruise is the best way to make a splash in Beantown! Surround yourself with incredible skyline scenery, delicious eats, good company and fun-filled entertainment for an afternoon you'll never forget.
The ship's grand buffet is guaranteed to deliver any appetite a delicious slice of satisfaction. Munch on an assortment of salads and starters. Then tuck into a splendid spread of entrees and sides. But be sure to leave plenty of room for dessert! Because a tantalizing variety of treats eagerly await your indulgence.
Are your eyes in search of a feast, as well? This scenic Boston Harbor cruise will not disappoint! Let your lunch settle with a leisurely stroll along the ship's observation decks. Enjoy unrivaled Boston sightseeing from the comfort of the rooftop lounge. The Spirit of Boston will float gently past historical sites of the Boston Massacre and Boston Tea Party, as well as iconic landmarks like Fort Independence/Castle Island, Zakim Memorial Bridge, McKay Shipyard, and Mystic Tobin Bridge.
And with a variety of onboard entertainment, the fun has only just begun. Grab a cocktail from the cash bar, and keep the Boston Harbor Lunch Cruise good times rollin'! The city's hottest DJs are at your service, spinning tunes to make your feet move 'n' groove. Share a slow dance with your special someone, or cut a rug with your family and friends. Head to the ship's photo booth to catch an epic moment on camera. And engage in some friendly competition over the ship's full-size spread of tabletop shuffleboard.
Let Cloud 9 Living get you out on the water for an afternoon that's beyond compare. Set sail on this exquisite Boston cruise to eat, drink, be merry, and make lots of memories!
- Coffee, tea and iced tea are complimentary
- Additional beverages may be purchased on board: juice, soda, mixed drinks, fine liqueurs, specialty waters, champagne and wine
- Rates are inclusive of taxes and fees
The cruise lasts approximately 2 hours. Boarding begins 30 minutes before cruise departure.
The cruise ship can accommodate up to 500 people.
Only those on board will be able to enjoy this experience.
This experience takes place indoors and will not be affected by weather conditions.
What to Wear:
Slacks and a collared shirt are recommended for men. Dresses, dress pants or capris are recommended for women.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings 5 days in advance.
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living'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 lunch cruise is allowed up to 72 hours prior to your boarding time. Rescheduling is 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 an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet 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.
Sample Buffet Menu
*subject to change
Organic Mixed Field Greens
Organic Spinach & Kale Salad
Roasted Red Beet Salad
Mediterranean Couscous & Chickpea Salad
Oven Baked North Atlantic Sole Filet
Honey & Sesame Chicken
Whole Roasted Pork Loin Sides:
Roasted Broccoli Florets
Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole
Baked Ziti Pasta
Seasonal Cut Fruit
Chocolate Drizzle Rice Krispy
Strawberries & Vanilla Custard
What is the dress code?
It is recommended to dress business casual, however casual attire is allowed.
What is typical cruising time?
Typically 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
*Departure Times are subject to change
Can you hold a reservation and pay later?
Reservations cannot be held without payment.
Are there any age requirements?
Children are welcome on our and children under 3 years old cruise free. Please inform Cloud 9 Living at the time of booking if you will be bringing additional guests under 3 to 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 past 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 the DJ spins popular dance hits.
Is the ship wheelchair accessible?
Yes. The ship can accommodate wheelchairs for boarding and provides a handicap-accessible restroom. Please notify Cloud 9 Living of any special-assistance members in your party prior to the cruise so you will be provided with appropriate assistance upon arrival.
Is gratuity included in the price package?
Gratuity is not included in the package price and is suggested for all on-board purchases and outstanding service.
What do drinks cost?
Mixed drinks and cocktails begin at $7.00, beer begins at $5.50 and wine by the glass begins at $8.00. Soft drinks and juice are available for $2 each. Please note drink prices are 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 are happy to reschedule your cruise date. However, failure to appear on your booked date or reschedule with 72-hour notice will result in a loss of your dinner cruise.
How is seating arranged on board?
The ship features cabaret-style seating. The majority of the tables accommodate four to eight people and guests are sometimes seated with other parties. Review the enhancement packages for private seating upgrades.
How is the ship designed?
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 the smoking policy?
Smoking is allowed on the outside decks only.
What if it rains?
This experience takes place indoors and will not be affected by weather conditions.
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.
What is boarding and departure time?
Boarding time is when guests are able to board the ship. Departure time is when the ship leaves the dock. Boarding occurs 30 minutes prior to departure.
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"We took the Boston Harbor Lunch Cruise on the Spirit of Boston ship. Booking the trip was very smooth, and the trip itself was very enjoyable. Delicious food, great views of Boston Harbor. Thanks!!!"
"The booking process was fantastic. The staff was extremely helpful. Thank you for everything. We went on the Boston Harbor Lunch Cruise. The ship was great, the 2 hour sailing was wonderful. The only complaint was there was a buffet and passengers started up early (not all food was out). It was 2-sided (same food), but people went down one side only and up the other with the same selections. The boat needed a host or hostess to give directions. Everything else was wonderful. Thank you for everything."
"I had the pleasure of talking with your representative at Cloud 9 Living; I am pretty sure his name was Daniel, and he was extremely helpful. Our experience on the Spirit of Boston was also very enjoyable, and we could not have asked for better weather!"