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April 17, 2013
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What You'll Get
Brunch and the sea both represent states of limbo that are neither here nor there, and are opportune opportunities to feast upon a plate of sand. Embrace the wonderful collision of these like-minded worlds with today's deal: for $35, you get a two-hour champagne-brunch cruise (a $76 value) from Hornblower Cruises & Events. Your yacht will depart from Pier 3 on The Embarcadero. Each Groupon covers one person, but you can buy up to four to bring along several friends or musketeers.
Hornblower takes its guests on a cruise over the cerulean-blue waters of San Francisco Bay for a champagne brunch, full to bursting with sparkling joie de vivre and savory je ne sais quoi. Items from past menus have included fresh baked goods, chef-carved slabs of turkey and ham, French toast, fresh salads, and vivid, seasonal fruit displays. Champagne flows freely from bottles into the waiting mouths and cupped hands of the seafaring guests. While delicious edibles invade your largest head-hole, gorgeous views of the San Francisco Bay will captivate your dual orbital openings, from the dazzling waves and Golden Gate Bridge to the skyline of the city itself. With sight, smell, and taste taken care of, hearing and touch are bolstered by the sounds of live musicians and the feel of a partner’s hand during a pre-, mid-, or post-feast dance.
Hornblower, in an effort to preserve the cuteness of dolphins (also known as "Dr. fishes"), has turned its fleet into an elite squadron of eco-friendliness. Powered by fuel-efficient Tier 2 marine diesel engines, the boats work in harmony with the seascape they cruise through. With the entire experience dappled in natural, midmorning light, guests will always recall the buttery gold of the champagne glittering in its flute, the breeze ruffling the hair of a loved one or enemy, and the precise color of the mustache on the man brushing crumbs trapped in his stache into the swirling waters below.
Not valid for special events, including Mother's Day or Father's Day. Call ahead to make a reservation.
- The view is unbeatable and the price is just right. The brunch cruise are [sic] also excellent for family get togethers and the buffet is unbelievable! – ldybg830, Citysearch
- I cannot express the level of customer service that was extended to us by everyone at this company…the views were wonderful, the staff were first class and the dinning room amazingly comfortable. – CowboyTraveler, TripAdvisor
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires May 7, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person. Reservation required. Valid for Champagne Brunch Cruise only. Not valid with other offers. Not valid on May 9, May 22, June 6, June 20, or for other special events. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Hornblower Cruises & Events
The high-end fleet of Hornblower Cruises & Events fills ports up and down the California coast, as well as in New York, with similar eco-friendly extravagance. Founded by environmental engineer Terry MacRae, Hornblower puts its luxe navy to use hosting dining, entertainment, special-event, and sightseeing cruises, as well as journeying to such storied landmarks as Alcatraz Island and the Statue of Liberty. Beyond these cruises, Terry's team champions green practices through the Respect Our Planet initiative, which works to develop and promote earth-considerate practices such as using hybrid boats that draw power from the sun.