Newport Gondola Dinner Cruise

From: $306   


Newport Beach, CA


Daily - 4:45 PM to 10:00 PM

*Rates do not apply for Valentine's day, holidays and specialty cruises

Spoil yourselves with this romantic Gondola Dinner Cruise through spectacular Newport Harbor.
  • Your gondoliers have been voted as a #1 attraction on and appeared on the cover of American Way magazine
  • Enjoy a delicious meal catered by the Rusty Pelican restaurant, and your choice of sparkling cider or imported Italian mineral water
  • Enjoy an unparalelled "waterfront" dinner floating aboard a beautiful Venetian style gondola

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Step aboard and prepare to enjoy dinner afloat with a memorable dinner cruise aboard an authentic gondola.

Once you climb aboard, you'll be greeted by a friendly gondolier who will take you on a cruise through beautiful Newport harbor.

Dinner Cruise Options:
Gourmet Cruise - This cruise is a 1.5-hour cruise with a three-course meal catered by the Rusty Pelican restaurant and a bottle of sparkling cider or imported Italian sparkling mineral water.

Exquisite Cruise - Enjoy a 2-hour cruise with a four-course meal catered by the Rusty Pelican restaurant and a bottle of sparkling cider or imported Italian sparkling mineral water.

If you're looking for a truly romantic twist on the "dinner date", then climb aboard and enjoy a date you'll never forget.

Please click here for menu options, and know that they are subject to change.

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Essential Information:
Please advise if any participant weighs over 300 lbs so that appropriate accommodations may be made.

Gourmet Cruise options: approximately 1.5 hour; Exquisite Cruise options: approximately 2 hours

Maximum Participants:
Your private gondola can accommodate up to 6 passengers. For groups larger than 2 passengers, please contact Cloud 9 Living for pricing.

This experience is only for those on the gondola.

Weather Dependent:
This experience is weather dependent, please contact your experience provider with any questions or concerns regarding weather.

What to Wear:
Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for the season. Sunscreen, hats and sunglasses are recommended.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance of intended date.

Cancellation Policy:
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, all bookings are final and no cancellations or rescheduling will be allowed.

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View FAQ's >

  1. Is the cruise just for romantics?
    No, groups of up to 6 may join the cruise, just contact Cloud 9 Living for pricing for larger groups.
  2. What if it rains?
    In the event of inclement weather, a rain check will be issued which can be redeemed at your convenience for up to a year.
  3. Will there be anyone else on my cruise besides me and my date/companion?
    No, this is a private charter just for you.
  4. Are children allowed?
    Yes, you may bring children aboard the gondola.  Children under 5 years of age are free.
  5. Do the gondolas have life jackets aboard?
    Yes, all of the gondolas have life jackets under the deck.  If you would like to war one or would like any children aboard to wear them, please advise at the time of your reservation.