New Jersey Lunch Cruise
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Step aboard one of the most carefree things to in NJ! The New Jersey Lunch Cruise is the perfect escape for an afternoon of delicious fare, breathtaking views, and unbeatable entertainment.
- Delight in unlimited trips to the grand buffet, featuring an assortment of salads, mouthwatering dishes, and sweet dessert selections.
- View prominent Manhattan attractions on your 2-hour cruise, taking advantage of the ships luxurious panoramic windows and climate-controlled outdoor deck space.
- Dance to your hearts content to the tunes of the citys hottest DJs, and enjoy four full-service cash bars onboard!
- Make your way to the dance floor as the DJ plays a variety of top dance hits!
Eat, drink and enjoy plenty of merry aboard the ultimate afternoon getaway: a 2-hour New Jersey Lunch Cruise!
Relax among the supreme comfort aboard the luxurious Spirit of New Jersey, embarking on a beautiful wander along the NY waterfront. New Jersey residents and visitors can conveniently set sail from Lincoln Harbor Marina in Weehawken. See the Statue of Liberty, Governors Island, Freedom Tower, Empire State Building, Colgate Clock, and much more from a brand new perspective as you cruise around NYC. Light narration of these sights may be provided.
With a rooftop lounge area, impressive outdoor decks, and panoramic dining room windows available, these renowned Manhattan attractions are just waiting to be admired. Take advantage of the citys skyline and the many spectacular backdrops that come with this scenic cruise, helping you capture dazzling moments on camera forever.
And you best board the Spirit with a healthy appetite! Because the grand buffet of the New Jersey Lunch Cruise invites you to enjoy unlimited plates of menu selections ranging from savory to sweet (and subject to change):
- Various fresh salad
- Vegetables and sides
- Pasta and casseroles
- Delicious entrees (such as fish, beef short ribs, pork loin and chicken)
- Full dessert station: seasonal fruit, cannolis, cobbler, cakes, and more.
Dining on the ship is arranged shared-seating style, with four to eight guests per table. So grab a drink from one of the four full-service bars on the boat then mingle with your party or make new friends as you wine and dine.
When lunch winds down, get ready to up the ante with DJ beats and dancing feet! An afternoon of music entertainment fills the boat, giving it a vibrant atmosphere as you rock your way back to the dock. Request a favorite song, and enjoy an assortment of hits from various artists and genres as you festively cruise around NYC waters.
Find out just how incredibly perfect an afternoon can be aboard the New Jersey Lunch Cruise!
Upgrade Option: Premier Package - Celebrating a special occasion? Add even more luxury to your Spirit outing. Enjoy a private table thats perfectly suited to fit your partys size, plus a welcome aboard glass of champagne in a keepsake flute. And thats not all! Platinum open-bar provides complete the package, giving you unlimited access to beer, wine, premium brand liquors, soda, and juice.
- This is a 2-hour scenic cruise on the Hudson and East Rivers
- Includes lounge music, live DJ on inside decks and a narrated tour
- Enjoy a lunch buffet with freshly prepared entrees, salads and desserts
- Coffee, tea and iced tea are complimentary
- Additional beverages may be purchased on board, like juice, soda, mixed drinks, fine liqueurs, specialty waters, champagne and wine
- Rates are inclusive of taxes and fees
DurationThe cruise lasts approximately 2 hours. Boarding begins 30 minutes before cruise departure.
Maximum ParticipantsThe cruise ship can accommodate up to 400 guests.
SpectatorsOnly those on board will be able to enjoy this experience.
Weather DependentThis experience takes place indoors and will not be affected by weather conditions.
What To WearSlacks and a collared shirt are recommended for men. Dresses, dress pants or capris are recommended for women.
Booking InformationFor this experience, it is recommended to request bookings 5 days in advance.
Cancellation PolicyPrior 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 Dinner Menu
*subject to change
Organic Mixed Field Greens
Organic Spinach & Kale Salad
Roasted Red Beet Salad
Mediterranean Couscous & Chickpea Salad
Oven Baked North Atlantic Cod Filet
Honey & Sesame Chicken
Whole Roasted Pork Loin
Roasted Broccoli Florets
Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole
Baked Ziti Pasta
Lemon Pound Cake & Strawberries
Vanilla Bean Mousse & Raspberry Sauce
Red Velvet & Chocolate Chip Brownie
Caramel Apple Bread Pudding
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 the cruise 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.
What kind of dance music do you play?
The cruise features a full range of popular dance tunes spun by some of the city's hottest DJs. Selections may include Rock, Blues, Line Dances, Motown, Oldies, Salsa, Hip Hop, Country, and current chart-toppers from every musical genre.
What type of entertainment is offered?
Sit back and relax on one of the climate-controlled decks. Dine on the bountiful buffet. Experience the view as your engaging DJ spins popular favorites and dance hits.
Is the ship wheelchair accessible?
Yes, wheelchairs can be accommodated for boarding. The ship also provides handicap restrooms on the second deck. 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?
Gratuities are not included in the package price and are suggested for all on-board purchases and outstanding service.
What do drinks cost?
Mixed drinks start at $9, beer starts at $8, and wine begins at $7.50 per glass. Soft drinks are $2.50 each. These prices do not include tax and gratuity. Coffee and tea are included in your ticket price. Please note drink prices are subject to change.
If my party is not able to make it or we miss the ship will we receive a refund?
No refunds will be given but rescheduling your lunch 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. Please call Cloud 9 Living at 866-525-6839 to reschedule your cruise.
How is seating arranged on board?
The ship features cabaret-style seating. The majority of tables accommodate four to eight people, and guests are sometimes seated with other parties in the tradition of ocean-going cruises.
Is there parking close to the ship?
Yes. Parking at Lincoln Harbor is free.
Can you tell me a little about your ship?
The three-deck, 600-passenger cruise ship is spaciously designed with climate-controlled interior decks, outdoor strolling decks at the bow and stern, and the largest outdoor patio decks on New York Harbor. Amenities include full service bars, dance floors (or staging areas), spacious bathrooms, flexible seating arrangements and huge, panoramic windows.
What the 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 ship is fully enclosed and climate-controlled for your comfort. It sails rain or shine year round.
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