Your luxury Boston Odyssey Dinner Cruise promises wonderful views and a delightful and memorable experience. There is no hotel pick-up for the cruise but the departure point – Boston Odyssey docks at 60 Rowes Wharf – can easily be reached by public transportation.
To obtain your boarding pass please present your voucher and photo ID at the activity operator’s ticket desk at the dockside. Boarding time begins 1 hour before sailing time. Make sure you arrive in good time so you can settle down comfortably to enjoy the trip. As you step aboard, your photo will be taken and will be available for purchase.
Take time to explore and enjoy all the excellent facilities available on board Odyssey I. Take in each of the three climate-controlled dining decks and Observation deck. Explore the enticing dance floors. Capture the distinctive atmosphere reminiscent of the classic ocean liners. Be sure to visit the Captain's bridge, open to all passengers throughout most of the cruise.
During your trip you will enjoy a sumptuous dinner freshly prepared on board. This will include the following:
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Menu subject to change.
Drinks are not included with your ticket but can be purchased at the bar or from the excellent wine list.
Odyssey also offers non-stop entertainment. Each deck aboard the ship offers spacious dance floors and music that doesn’t end until well after the ship returns to the dock.
During the Dinner Cruise, guests aboard the Horizon and Souleiado Decks will enjoy high-energy dance bands, playing softer standards throughout the earlier part of the evening. There is something for everyone, from Motown to disco, from 80's ballads to swing, and from Latin to jazz standards. The Admiral's Lounge will feature recorded, upbeat jazz background music.
Departing from Rowes Wharf, Odyssey cruises along Historic Boston Harbor from Castle Island to George's Island, then east to the Boston Light on Little Brewster Island, and back north to Charlestown Naval Yard before returning to the Wharf. The cruise route may vary depending on weather. Below is a list of some interesting places you will pass on the way.
USS Constitution and Charlestown Naval Yard: Home to the USS Constitution, Old Ironsides, the US Navy's oldest commissioned warship and the USS Cassin Young, World War II Naval Destroyer.
The Seaport District: Home to the World Trade Center, Boston Fish Pier, the new Federal Courthouse and the Harborlights Pavilion.
Castle Island: Home to Fort Independence, this island is recognized as the oldest most continuously used military fortification in the United States.
Spectacle Island: Originally two small islands joined by a sandbar, the island's name is presumably derived from its resemblance to a pair of spectacles.
Deer Island: Served as the World War II Harbor Entrance Command Post, now the site of a wastewater treatment plant.
Lovell's Island: Home to Fort Standish and a secret tunnel, which served as an elaborate submarine defense system after the Civil War. Tales of the island include buried treasures and the saga of lover's rock.
Peddocks Island: During World War II over 1,000 Italian prisoners of war were held on this island at Fort Andrew.
Gallops Island: Thought to be one of the three possible islands to have the hidden treasure of Captain Kidd. During the Civil War, 3,000 soldiers camped here.
George's Island: With a long history of military service, the island is now a National Historic Landmark. Visitors to Fort Warren have claimed sightings of the island's legendary ghost, ‘The Lady in Black’.
Boston Light on Little Brewster Island: Erected in 1716 to guide incoming ships, the Boston Light was destroyed by British forces in March of 1776. In 1783 Massachusetts replaced the structure with an exact replica.
The Odyssey then heads back inbound and cruises along the breathtaking Boston skyline offering unmatched views of Boston's most famous architecture: South Station Tower, John Hancock Tower, Prudential Tower, Federal Reserve Bank Building, One Boston Place and many more.
Your romantic 3-hour cruise ends back at Seaport World Trade Center.