Ocean cruises are a luxurious way to relax and see the sights, unlike boarding dolphins equipped with saddles, which usually results in whiplash and water-filled lungs. Cruise the blue in comfort with today’s Groupon: for $39, you get a Carol Ships dinner cruise at 6:30 p.m. on a Wednesday, Thursday, or Sunday night through December 22 from Pride of Vancouver Charters (a $78.34 value, including HST). Cruises include the following:
- Three-hour harbour cruise
- Special holiday buffet
- Live music and entertainment
Wednesday and Thursday night cruises have limited availability and this Groupon is valid for Sunday cruises on December 4, 11, and 18 only.
Surrounded by flotillas of ships bedecked in multicoloured Christmas lights and the shimmering nighttime harbour, Pride of Vancouver Charters embarks on three-hour Carol Ships dinner cruises set to mellifluous strains of holiday music. After mounting the deck of the Star of Vancouver or the company’s flagship Pride of Vancouver yacht, guests find their private, reserved table without any need for treasure maps offered by well-meaning pirates. Guests enjoy ever-changing panoramic views of the city skyline and nearby twinkling ships from heated indoor decks, and on-board carolers warble traditional yuletide songs and invite participation. Reward harmonizing throats with a hearty buffet of carved AAA Alberta beef, local seasoned chicken, and long-grain rice pilaf with onions and peppers that warms souls faster than a gifted sweater knit by William Shatner. Ships begin boarding at 6:30 p.m., depart at 7 p.m., and return to port around 10 p.m.
Pride of Vancouver Charters
Pride of Vancouver Charters provides groups of up to 200 with a floating venue for weddings, office parties, and other social gatherings. They also host dinner cruises aboard their two ships, the Pride of Vancouver and the Star of Vancouver, that let passengers feast on views of the city and live entertainment as well as a gourmet buffet with table served beverages and dessert.