Plan a Sunset Cruise in MDR

Sunset Cruise in MDR

Planning a sunset cruise in Marina del Rey? Picture yourself cruising in style, sipping champagne, and basking in the mesmerizing sunset views. Whether you’re envisioning a romantic escapade or a lively gathering with friends and family, embarking on a sunset adventure can be a highlight of your time in L.A.’s Marina. But you might be wondering how to make it happen. In this guide, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know to craft the perfect sunset cruise experience in Marina del Rey. We’ll make sure you’re well-prepared to immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the horizon. So, are you ready to set sail and witness the magic hour unfold before your eyes? Let’s dive in!


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Charter a Private Yacht

First up, consider booking a private yacht charter for a more intimate experience. Check out the yacht charter companies listed in the Marina del Rey yacht charter directory offer a variety of vessels to suit your preferences. Depending on your budget, you can hire a boat captain to do the driving while you sit back and enjoy the ride. And for larger crews looking to plan a sunset cruise for more than 50 people, companies such as FantaSea Yachts and City Cruises check out our list of large party boats here.

Our tip: Make sure the vessel you charter has been inspected and certificated for commercial use by the U.S. Coast Guard. Confirm your operator has commercial charter insurance, and if you are hiring a skipper, confirm he or she is certified with a valid commercial captain’s license.

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Hornblower dining cruises in Marina del Rey

Sunset Dining Cruise

If you're looking to combine your sunset cruise with a culinary journey, plan a delightful evening aboard a dining cruise with City Cruises. Treat yourself to delicious meals and drinks while soaking in the stunning Marina del Rey views as the day turns to dusk. With dinner cruises happening every weekend, including special themed and holiday events, you're in for a feast for both your eyes and your palate! Click button for more information.

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Water taxi Duchess Pub on the harbor in Marina del Rey

Paddle Pub: A Unique Adventure

For a more unique and interactive experience, gather your crew and embark on the Paddle Pub! This pedal-powered vessel allows you to cruise the marina's waters while pedaling your way through the sights and sounds of Marina del Rey. With onboard music and the refreshing sea breeze, it's a lively and fun way to enjoy the sunset with friends. Here, you can select to pay a flat fee for a private two-hour tour for up to 26 people with your own group or join a "mixer" cruise where you pay for individual tickets. Click button for more information.

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Group of four friends on a sailboat in the water

(Learn to) Sail into the Sunset

Want to experience the magic of sunset and pick up a new adventurous hobby? Learning to sail is the first step! With numerous sailing schools and skilled instructors in Marina del Rey, mastering the art of navigating the open waters is within reach. Whether you're a complete beginner or looking to sharpen your skills, there's a course tailored to you. Once certified, join sailing clubs for unforgettable sunset adventures on the Pacific, where you can put your skills to the test while soaking in breathtaking views. Learn how to sail in Los Angeles right here in Marina del Rey and embark on year-round sunset sailing adventures! Click the button below for more information on sailing classes.

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