Spirit of New Jersey Dinner Cruise - Friday
Location: Newark NJ, New Jersey
Duration: 3 hours
On the Spirit of New Jersey Dinner Cruise, you will celebrate in New York Harbor aboard a chic, floating bistro with a hip attitude, complete with dining, a live floorshow, and a dance lounge.
Rates for this dinner cruise departing from Weehawken, New Jersey apply only to Fridays.
This cruise offers so much. It's a floating bistro in New York Harbor, and it offers two unique levels of pure enjoyment that include dining, dancing, and spectacular sightseeing.
7:00 pm on Friday
Check availability calendar for specific dates. Boarding 30 minutes prior to departure
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Rates apply to cruises on Fridays but do not apply for special event cruises such as Valentines, July 4th or New Year's Eve.
Come aboard this magnificent 400-passenger vessel, and create your own special experience. You can begin strolling the outdoor deck under the stars, taking in all the sights of the world's greatest skyline. Then step inside, where the cosmopolitan dining decks offer a tasty shipboard buffet with a myriad of wonderful salads, entrees, side dishes and desserts.
While you relax over coffee, live Broadway-quality perfomers provide an entertaining finish to your meal. After the show, head to the disco lounge where flowing libations and the pulsing beat of popular dance music create a chic and sophisticated setting that will let you rock until you dock, and then some.
This quintessential experience is available for dinner year-round. One price covers everything except drinks and tip. So, remember: if you're looking for a unique good time with a hip attitude, head for the Weehawken harbor and the Spirit of New Jersey Dinner Cruise.
Our ship cruises the Hudson and East Rivers, past the skyscrapers of Manhattan including the Empire State Building. You'll also see the Intrepid Sea-Air Space museum, the Brooklyn Bridge, the site of the World Trade Center, Battery Park City, South Street Seaport, and the Verrazano Narrows Bridge - the second-longest single-span suspension bridge in the world - Governor's Island, Ellis Island, and Colgate Clock. Of course, the highlight of our cruise is the Statue of Liberty, one of the most celebrated landmarks in the world.
First Class Service Upgrade
Give your cruise event a truly special touch by adding this select enhancement package! First Class Service must be ordered for each member in your party ages 3+, and includes:
- Private seating in the special first class section of the vessel
- Superb personal service throughout the cruise
- Amuse Bouche (palate teaser)
- Premium open bar service - mixed drinks, house wines, domestic and imported beer, and soft drinks (ages 21+)
- Open juice & soft drink service (ages 3-20)
Please click here for a sample menu for this cruise.
Dress Code: No T-shirts, jeans, shorts, sneakers, or men's sandals.
All Pricing Includes Gratuity on Food Service.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where does the ship go?
Our ship cruises the Hudson and East Rivers, past the skyscrapers of Manhattan including the Empire State Building. You'll also see the Intrepid Sea-Air Space museum, the Brooklyn Bridge, the site of the World Trade Center, Battery Park City, South Street Seaport, and the Verrazano Narrows Bridge - the second-longest single-span suspension bridge in the world, Governor's Island, Ellis Island, and Colgate Clock. Of course, the highlight of our cruise is the Statue of Liberty, one of the most celebrated landmarks in the world.
Is there any age requirement?
Everyone age 5 or older is welcome to ride our evening cruise. You must be at least 21 years old with a valid ID to purchase or consume alcohol on any of our other cruises.
Can we bring children on the cruise?
A limited number of booster seats and high chairs are available for luncheon cruises. Please call in advance so we are prepared for your child. We do not offer pricing discounts for children on dinner cruises.
What type of entertainment is offered?
At night, this cruise comes alive with entertainment. From line dances to Top-40 hits, the DJs know how to get everyone up and dancing and create the perfect vibe.
Is the ship handicap accessible?
The Spirit of New Jersey can accommodate wheelchairs for boarding and provides handicapped restrooms on the second deck. Please notify us of any special assistance members of your group prior to the cruise. We want to ensure you receive the necessary attention and appropriate assistance at the time of your arrival.
Will my cell phone work on the cruise?
Yes, your cell phone will work on the cruise. For the comfort of other guests, we ask that cell phone conversations be held on the outside decks.
Can I make reservations by phone and pay at the ship?
No. Payment is required in full at the time of the reservation. We accept VISA, MasterCard, and Discover.
What should I wear?
For evening cruises, it is strongly suggested that men wear a jacket. For women, we recommend evening or business attire. We do not permit T-shirts, jeans, shorts or sneakers.
Is parking available at the ship?
Yes. Free retail parking close to the ship. There are ample spaces in the evenings and on weekends, but it may be more difficult to find parking during weekday office hours.
Do you sail in foul weather?
Absolutely. Our ship is fully enclosed and climate-controlled for your comfort. We sail - rain or shine - year round.
How early should I arrive for my cruise?
Boarding generally begins 30 minutes prior to the cruise.
Will I get seasick?
It's unlikely. The ships operate in New York Harbor, on the Hudson River and the East River, which are all very calm bodies of water. What's more, our ship is large and very stable, so in most cases, you can hardly tell that the ship is moving.
How is seating arranged on board?
Seating is arranged on the day of the cruise. We try to arrange seating to complement your experience, however we do not accept seating requests.
72 HOURS MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. This tour includes cruise, dinner, tax on dinner, basic gratuity on food service, and entertainment. Beverages (other than coffee and tea) are not included unless First Class Service Upgrade is added - see description of First Class Service above. Gratuity for non-included bar beverage service is the customer's responsibility. This tour does not offer a hotel pick-up. There is no child discount for this cruise, and the minimum age is 3. Reserve online, or call us toll-free at 1-800-745-1925.
This tour includes cruise, dinner, tax on dinner, basic gratuity on food service, and entertainment. Beverages (other than coffee and tea) are not included unless First Class Service Upgrade is added - see description of First Class Service below. Gratuity for non-included bar beverage service is the customer's responsibility. This tour does not offer a hotel pick-up. There is no child discount for this cruise, and the minimum age is 3. Reserve online, or call us toll-free at 1-800-745-1925.
There are no refunds. All sales are final.
If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.