Frequently Asked Questions about
Group Dinner Cruises:
Q: Do you require a deposit to secure the group booking?
A: A minimum $250 deposit is required with all group reservations at the time of booking. Deposits may vary depending on the size of the group.
Q: When are final headcounts and final payments due?
A: Final guaranteed headcounts and final payments are due 14 days prior to the event.
Q: How long does a cruise last?
A: Cruise time is two and one half hours with a 30-minute boarding time.
Q: What time does the boat start boarding, depart and return?
A: Boarding begins at 6:30 pm, departing at 7:00 pm and returns to dock at 9:30 pm.
Q: How many need to be in my group to qualify for a group discount?
A: Group rates are available for parties of 15 or more reserved by one contracted party.
Q: Are individual payments allowed for group bookings?
A: Individual payments are not accepted for group reservations.
Q: Do children received a discount off the normal child’s rate if in group?
A: No, discount rates are not offered for children in the group.
Q: “Live & Local” – are the musicians on both decks?
A: “Live & Local” musicians provide entertainment on both dining decks
Q: Are dinners made off the boats and then brought on?
A: All dinners are made to order onboard with a focus on fresh local ingredients.
Q: How many decks do you offer and what is the seating?
A: There are two comfortable dining decks, with seating for approximately 125 guests on each.
Q: What is the minimum count head count required for a private deck?
A: Private decks are available with a minimum guaranteed headcount of 125.
Q: Are the boats handicap accessible?
A: Handicap accessible with arrangement made prior to boarding.
Q: Where do the cruises depart from?
A: The cruises depart from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant.
Q: Is there easy parking and is there a charge for parking?
A: There is ample parking at Patriots for a cash fee.
Q: If I bring a cake to the event, is there a fee?
A: A cake service fee of $3.00 per person will apply to any party bringing a cake onboard.
Q: Where do cakes need to be delivered and by what time?
A: Cakes must be delivered to Patriots Point by 3:00 pm, the day of the cruise.
Q: Are Shots allowed at the bars?
A: No, under no circumstances will shots be offered at the bars.
If we have missed a question or not answered one – please contact our group sales department via email at sales .