Elegant Brunch Cruises in Boston
A family favorite, our Champagne Jazz Brunch is the perfect way to experience Boston's skyline views from a unique vantage point. Enjoy a two hour escape to the signature elegance and total entertainment experience only a true luxury cruising vessel can provide.
Cuisine prepared fresh onboard daily. Throughout the cruise our live jazz trio sets the mood, and unmatched views of historic Boston Harbor drift past your table.
|Elegant Weekend Brunch Cruise in Boston
3:00 pm Saturday
1:00 pm Sunday
Check Availability Calendar for specific dates. Boarding 60 minutes before departure
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||72 HOUR MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. This tour does NOT include a hotel pick-up. Rates are per person and include gratuity on food service. Bar service and gratuity on bar service not included. Child discount applies to ages 3 through 11; children 2 and under cruise free. Reserve online, or call us toll-free at 800-301-3239.
There is a $5.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order.
There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.
Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.
Change Fee Policy: 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 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.
Each year, these cruises are replaced by special event cruises on Easter Sunday, Mothers Day and Fathers Day - and on Valentines Day or July 4 when either falls on a Saturday or Sunday. Please click the "other Boston Brunch Cruise Options" link above for information on those special events.
This cruise does not operate on Christmas Day or New Year's Day.
The experience begins as you board our luxury yacht at the Wharf. After a quick stop for a commemorative boarding photo (available for purchase at the end of the cruise), one of our hosts will seat you at your private table. Relax with your complimentary glass of champagne, or tour the ship's three indoor dining rooms.
A great way to start your afternoon is by watching the boat cast off from one of our outside observation decks.
When you are ready to begin your meal, our Executive Chef and galley staff present you with an imaginative buffet of appetizers, entrees, salads and desserts that is sure to please any number of tastes.
Entertainment? Enjoy a wide range of jazz from artists such as John Coltrane, Miles Davis, and Branford Marsalis - performed by our live trio. Be sure to bring along your camera to capture the world famous Boston skyline.
On your return to the Wharf, the crew will wish you farewell. When you disembark, be sure to stop and view your boarding photo, processed and ready for purchase.
Your excursion covers the historic harbor with spectacular views of the city's downtown. No trip to Boston is complete without a view from the deck of our festive ship. And while you're enjoying all the highlights, you can dine, dance and have a great time, too.
1. World Trade Center
The financial hub of Boston.
2. Boston Tea Party
Here in 1773, rebels disguised as Indians dumped tea into the harbor to protest British taxes.
3. Boston Massacre
A simple circle of cobblestones marks the site where five American colonists were killed by British soldiers in 1770. The brutality of this incident helped spark the anti-British rage that ultimately led to the American Revolution.
4. Old North Church
This is the oldest church building in Boston built in 1723, where the first bells on the American continent sounded from the church in 1744. Its steeple is best known for the lantern signal that sent Paul Revere on his famous ride.
5. Bunker Hill Monument
221-foot granite obelisk with a spiral staircase to the top, marking the site of the Battle of Bunker Hill, which took place June 17, 1775. The monument contains exhibits about the battle.
6. Old Ironsides
The USS Constitution, also known as "Old Ironsides," earned her nickname because of her invincibility in battle. Old Ironsides was launched in 1797 and is the oldest fully commissioned naval vessel in the world.
7. USS Casin Young
World War II Naval Destroyer.
8. Mystic Tobin Bridge
The Tobin Memorial Bridge was erected in 1948-49 and opened to traffic in 1950. It connects the Charlestown section of Boston with Chelsea.
9. McKay Shipyard
Donald McKay went to NYC as a boy and worked in the East River shipyards. By the mid-1840's, McKay opened his shipyard at East Boston. His most famous ships were built for the run between New York and San Francisco.
10. Hodge Boiler Works
Former site of the Hodge Boiler Works that was updated by the city in 2002. The Hodge Boiler Works project will offer a seamless connection from Clippership Wharf to the existing LoPresti Park via the Harborwalk and its planned open space configuration.
11. Penny Ferry Berths
Site of East Boston's famous ferry that used to cruise to downtown Boston for a penny a person.
12. Logan Airport
Boston's largest international airport. Fourteenth busiest airport in the world.
13. Fort Independence/Castle Island
Fort Independence is located at the entrance to Boston Inner Harbor. First settled in 1634, the island features the nation's oldest fully maintained fort.
Subject to change.
Classic Caesar - Crisp Romaine Hearts tossed with hand cut Croutons, shaved Parmesan Reggiano, in a traditional Caesar Dressing
Mixed Greens with Apples and Strawberries - Fresh Salad Greens tossed with Granny Smith
Apples, caramelized Pecans, Strawberries, Grape Tomatoes and crumbled Bleu Cheese, in a Raspberry Vinaigrette
Scrambled Eggs with Wisconsin Cheddar
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Hash Brown Potatoes with Peppers and Onions
Yogurt and Granola
House-Griddled Belgian Waffles - Freshly made Waffles served with a selection of Maple Syrup, Cinnamon Whipped Cream, Dark Chocolate Shavings and Fresh Berry Sauce
Strawberries and Cream French Toast - Cinnamon-Battered Texas Toast filled with Strawberry Cream Cheese topped with Fresh Strawberries and Powdered Sugar
Maple-Glazed Chipotle Chicken - Pan-roasted Smoked Chicken Breast, served
with fiery Vegetable Ratatouille, topped with a chipotle Tomato Cream
Penne Rigatta Primavera - Penne Pasta tossed with fresh Broccoli,
Mushrooms, Red Peppers and Smoked Gouda Cream Sauce
Wild Mushroom Trio - Shittake, Portabella and Button Mushrooms,
roasted in Garlic and Onions served with a Tomato Concasse and Rosemary Polenta
Smoked Salmon Station - Platters of smoked Salmon, served with a
selection of fresh Bagels, assorted Cheese, Capers and Red Onion
Argentinean Tilapia - Pan-seared Tilapia fillets marinated in spicy Chimichurri Sauce served with sweet Corn Hominy Posole and crispy Corn Tortilla Strips
CARVED TO ORDER
Black Pepper Crusted Sirloin Roasted Sirloin with natural Juices and served with Horseradish Cream
Odyssey's Signature Chocolate Fountain
Assortment of Domestic and Imported Cheeses, Fresh Fruit, Cakes and Pastries
Frequently Asked Questions
May I bring my own camera on board?
Guests are more than welcome to bring their own camera for personal pictures aboard the ship. In addition, as you are boarding, the ship's photographer records the moment for your entire party. As you depart, you'll find your boarding photo ready for purchase.
Are children allowed on the dinner cruise?
Children are welcome on the cruise; however, a child rate is not available for our dinner cruises. Children under 3 are complimentary and a discount is offered for children between the ages of 3 and 11 on our Brunch and Lunch Cruises.
Is there a coat check where my jacket and briefcase may be kept during the cruise?
Coat checks are available when needed. Your server would be more than happy to check any items for you at the beginning of your cruise.
What is our cruise route?
Weather permitting, We cruise south along the lake shore, past the Adler Planetarium, north to Montrose harbor, then returns south to Navy Pier. All the while, We offer unmatched views of our world-famous skyline, from the Sears Tower, the John Hancock, to the Museum campus, Aon Center and more.
How far off shore does the ship travel?
The ship is licensed to travel as far as 3 miles off shore, however, our cruise route typically remains only one mile off shore.
Can I bring a birthday cake on-board?
Small cakes that do not require refrigeration are allowed to be brought on board. Your server will place the cake in our pantry until it is ready to be cut and served.
What is the dress attire?
The atmosphere is special and we hope our guests experience it to its fullest. Please see our recommended dress by cruise type below.
Jackets are recommended for men and cocktail attire for women. We request no jeans, shorts, tank tops, halter-tops, gym shoes or flip-flops are worn on any cruise.
We recommend dressy-casual attire, such as nice slacks and collared shirts. We request no jeans, shorts, tank tops, halter-tops, gym shoes or flip-flops are worn on any cruise.
What type of entertainment do you have?
We offer an inviting dance floor and a variety of live music from classic jazz on our brunch cruise to contemporary favorites from a five-piece band on our dinner cruise.
What size groups can you accommodate?
We accomodate groups from 2 to 600.
Is the vessel handicapped accessible?
Yes, the vessel is handicap accessible. Once your party arrives, our marine crew can assist you as you embark our boarding ramp. Please indicate when making your reservation that you have handicap guests in your party.
What beverages are served on your cruise?
Coffee, tea and iced tea are inlcuded in the ticket price. On our brunch cruises, our adult guests enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne. Any additional beverages may be purchased onboard at our cash bar.
Do you offer Kosher meals?
Yes we do offer a Kosher Meal option on our lunch and dinner cruises. We order from an outside establishment who delivers the meal to us fresh that day/evening. The meal typically consists of a plated chicken dish with vegetables. We can do fresh fruit for your dessert option. You will be served your Kosher Meal in place our standard 4-course meal at your private table. Please notify your Reservation Agent of any kosher requirements at least 48 hours in advance of your event.
Do you offer vegetarian meals?
Yes, please check our menu for our vegetarian options. If you have any special dietary concerns please notify your Reservation Agent to make special arrangements.
Can I bring wrapped gifts or packages onboard?
Yes, you can. Please be aware that we have the right to inspect all bags and packages prior to boarding.
Is there a phone on the boat that receives calls?
We do not have a phone for use by guests. However, most cellular services are available on the water as we do typically do not cruise beyond one mile off shore.
Are there restrooms on board?
Yes, restrooms are located in every enclosed dining room on the ship.
Is there pre-assigned seating?
As you board, our captain and marine crew will direct you to your deck. From there, our hostess will show you to your assigned table(s).
How many people may be seated at one table?
Anywhere from 2-10 people may be seated at one table, depending on the total number of individuals on the ship during a given cruise. If your party requires more than one table, we will ensure that they are located next to each other.
Is smoking allowed on the cruise?
Smoking is allowed on the outside decks only.
How soon will my party begin eating on our cruise?
Once on your deck, our hostess will greet you and escort you to your private table where your wait staff will introduce themselves and give you the opportunity to decide for yourself how to pace your dining experience. You may begin immediately if you so choose.
What if it rains or snows?
We will cruise in most weather conditions all-year round. Each enclosed deck is climate controlled and the weather will not affect your cruise. In the case of severe weather conditions or upon the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard, the ship will remain dockside for the length of the event.
72 HOUR MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. This tour does NOT include a hotel pick-up. Rates are per person and include gratuity on food service. Bar service and gratuity on bar service not included. Child discount applies to ages 3 through 11; children 2 and under cruise free. Reserve online, or call us toll-free at 800-301-3239.