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  • Catered Lunch Included
  • Live Music

St. Patrick's Day Lunch & Harbor Cruise

Luck is on your side aboard our festive 2-hour Dana Point Harbor cruise featuring a catered lunch, live music, and craft beer.

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Adult Age 13+
Child Age 1 - 12

About the St. Patrick’s Day Dana Point Boat Cruise

If you are looking for St. Patrick’s Day activities, then you’re in luck! Our boat cruise with catered lunch on an upscale power catamaran is sure to become one of your favorite annual St. Patrick’s Day activities.

Cruise along picturesque Dana Point Harbor, taking in enchanting views of the waterfront and iconic landmarks such as the Headlands and the tall ship Spirit of Dana Point.

During your St. Patrick’s Day Cruise, indulge in a delicious spread of Irish-inspired cuisine. From bangers and mash and an Irish flag clementine cucumber salad to tasty Irish cupcakes for dessert, our catered lunch will help transport you to the heart of Ireland.

The bar will be stocked with a variety of beverages available for purchase including craft beer, soft drinks, water, seltzers, and wine.

Get ready to jig and reel as family band The Brennans take the stage. Feel the rhythm of Irish-inspired tunes and maybe even grab your partner for a dance. Our lively entertainment ensures a festive atmosphere throughout the cruise.

Book your St. Patrick’s Day boat cruise now!

St. Patrick’s Day Lunch Menu

Included in the price of the cruise are:

  • Irish flag clementine cucumber salad
  • Gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches
  • Deconstructed wedge salad
  • Spinach, leek egg bake
  • Bangers and mash
  • Corned beef and cabbage
  • Soda rolls and butter
  • Irish cupcakes
  • One serving of beer or wine
  • Orange and cranberry juice
  • Gourmet coffee station with hot chocolate and hot cider

You will be able to purchase additional servings of craft beer, water, soft drinks, hard seltzers, and wine.

And of course, Mrs. Capt. Dave’s famous triple fudge brownies will be served as a special treat during your St. Patrick’s Day cruise!

St. Patrick’s Day Cruise Itinerary

On the main deck, you will enjoy a delicious catered lunch with a gourmet coffee bar, and juice. Fun surfboard tables with bench seats provide a comfortable place to dine, and panoramic windows on both sides offer views of the beautiful harbor.

After eating, head upstairs to the second deck to enjoy the sunshine, refreshing ocean breeze, and stunning views with live music. Relax on the cushioned bench seats or buy a craft beer at the bar.

Marine wildlife can be seen inside the harbor including sea lions, a large variety of birds, and once in a while, bottlenose dolphins.

This is a harbor cruise without whale watching. The boat MIGHT visit the harbor entrance to view sea lions.

The St. Patrick’s Day cruise will last 2 hours.

St. Patrick’s Day Cruise Featured Musical Performer

Our featured musical performance during our St. Patrick’s Day boat cruise will be family-band, The Brennans. The Brennans is an Irish and Bluegrass Family Band consisting of Bridget Brennan and her daughters, Veronica and Bernadette, on guitar, fiddle and bass and featuring Riley Brennan on banjo or bodhran.

Hoku Nai'a sunset private boat charter in front of Dana Point Headlands

About the Boat

Hoku Nai’a is a 65-foot power catamaran designed for passenger comfort. She has panoramic views from both the main deck and the elevated observation deck. There are two restrooms available onboard.

You will enjoy a beautifully appointed interior with upscale décor throughout the vessel that celebrates Dana Point’s famous surfing culture and recognition as the Dolphin and Whale Watching Capital of the World®.

On the first floor, the main deck is fully enclosed for climate control. As you enter, a lounge area with three sofas provides a comfortable place to relax and chat. Forward of the lounge are plenty of bench seats with tables. Large windows on both sides provide panoramic viewing angles.

Heading upstairs to the second floor, the observation deck has ample cushioned bench seating, and a wooden dance floor, and is covered for added protection from the elements. A full bar is available for purchasing refreshments including water, soft drinks, beer, and wine.

Hoku Nai’a Virtual Tour

For an “auto tour” video walk-through, click on the play button in the lower left corner. It may take a couple of minutes to show.

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