Newport Beach Dinner Cruise by Hornblower in Newport Beach, CA

City Cruises Newport Beach2431 West Coast HighwayNewport Beach, CA 92663
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Join a Hornblower Dinner Cruise from Newport Beach for an evening of luxury and romance. Savor a delicious plated meal prepared from seasonal, local ingredients, and take in the stunning views of Newport Harbor and the Southern California coastline. It's an ideal choice for a romantic date night, special celebration, or memorable evening with friends and family.

up to 2.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • Savor an elegant evening complete with plated dinner service and live DJ entertainment.
  • This 2.5-hour Newport Beach dinner cruise is your excuse to dress up, the dress code is semi-formal attire. Casual jeans, t-shirts and sandals are not permitted onboard.
  • Soak in the spectacular views of Newport Beach Harbor from the water.
  • Dinner service begins immediately upon embarking, and includes unlimited coffee, tea, and water.
  • Craft cocktails, wine and beer are available for purchase from the onboard cash bar.
  • Each vessel is 100% Coast Guard certified.


from Newport Beach Dinner Cruise by Hornblower
A Newport Beach dinner cruise is an unforgettable experience. Enjoy its glorious sights, sounds from the comfort of a luxury yacht, and delicious plated dinner crafted from local, seasonal ingredients at a private table.

The 3-course plated dinner includes a choice of delectable starters, freshly prepared entrees and mouthwatering desserts with plenty of options for picky eaters. Your meal is accompanied by unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea, and water. Other beverages, such as soft drinks, craft cocktails, wine, and beer are available for purchase on board. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.

After dinner, head to the outdoor and enjoy the sparkling night sky. Glide around the harbor, and be treated to views of Southern California’s beautiful beaches. Listen to the barking of the playful sea lions, and spot the towering yachts and sprawling mansions.

Meeting Location: 2431 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Frequently Asked Questions about Newport Beach Dinner Cruise by Hornblower

Where does the cruise depart?

The cruise meets at City Cruises by Hornblower, located at 2431 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92663.

Are there any age restrictions for this cruises?

There are no age restrictions. Please note, all minors require adult supervision.

What should I wear?

This cruise requires semi-formal attire such as dress pants, dress shirts, skirts or dresses, and dress shoes. Casual jeans, t-shirts, and sandals are not permitted.

What should I bring?

Please bring a valid photo ID. The U.S. Coast Guard requires all passengers over 18 years old to have valid photo identification. Also, bring along a light jacket or wrap as it may get a bit breezy on the outer decks.

Is the cruise regulated by the U.S. Coast Guard?

City Cruises' vessels are subject to inspections by the U.S. Coast Guard and have licensed crew members onboard. They also follow Maritime Security (MARSEC) guidelines.

What time do I board the ship?

Boarding time is 30 minutes prior to departure.

Is smoking allowed?

Smoking is prohibited in all areas on board.

Is there pre-assigned seating for dinner cruises?

As you board, the captain and marine crew will direct you to your deck. From there the host/hostess will show your party to your assigned table(s). Decks are never guaranteed to non-private groups. They assign seats based on needs and capacity for each cruise.

Will I get my own table?

There will be a guaranteed table for your party size.

Are there vegetarian options available for dinner cruises? Can I make a special menu request?

Yes, vegetarian meals are available and can be arranged at the time of booking. If you have a group with dietary restrictions, please make your request in the "Have Special Needs" comment box when booking your tickets.

Can we meet the captain and visit the pilot house?

Guests are welcome to come and meet the captain and the first officer. However, for safety and security reasons, they ask that you check with the staff onboard before visiting the pilot house.

For dinner cruises, when does the meal begin?

Dinner service begins immediately upon embarking.

Can I bring cakes and flowers on board?

Cakes may be brought on board, however, you will be charged a cake cutting fee. Small flower bouquets are also permitted. Please keep in mind you are on a ship, so top heavy arrangements will not be stable. Unfortunately, early boarding is not available.

Are life preservers on board?

Each vessel is 100% Coast Guard certified with life preservers and all required lifesaving equipment, including child life vests.

Is the cruise wheelchair accessible?

This cruise is not wheelchair accessible.

Does City Cruises validate parking?

They do not validate for parking.

What happens if it rains or snow?

This cruise sails rain or shine. In the case of severe weather conditions or upon the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard, the vessel will remain dockside, but provide the full dining service.

Is gratuity included?

A service charge is collected at the time of reservation, related to the cruise and the service included in the ticket. If you wish to purchase additional beverages or food enhancements onboard, they recommend you leave a gratuity onboard based on the quality of service provided to you by your server.