Spirit of Norfolk Lunch and Dinner Cruises
Departing from the Waterside Festival Marketplace in Downtown Norfolk, Spirit of Norfolk Lunch, Dinner, and Brunch Cruises offer visitors breathtaking sightseeing, entertainment, and dining options!
About the Spirit of Norfolk
The Spirit of Norfolk is a luxurious cruise ship that sails in all weather year round, thanks to their two enclosed, climate-controlled decks. Each enclosed deck houses a sound system and dance floor, and every deck offers a full bar for the convenience of the cruise guests. The ship has a capacity of up to 410 guests.
Attire - Dinner Cruises are business casual, and all other cruises are relaxed casual.
Seating - Seating is cruise style, and tables accommodate 4-8 people. Guests are sometimes seated with other parties.
Things to See:
Nauticus - This Maritime-themed science center was opened to the public in 1994 and features interactive theaters, aquariums, hands-on exhibits and many educational programs. The second floor houses the Hampton Roads Naval Museum, and the third floor houses a shark lab, horseshoe crab touch tank, aquariums, a weather station and Science on a Sphere.
Monitor/Merrimack Battle Site - Also known as the Battle of the Ironclads, the Battle of Hampton Roads was the most noted and most important naval battles of the American Civil War from the viewpoint of the navies. It was fought over two days in 1862 with no clear victor. It was the first meeting in combat of ironclad warships USS Monitor and CSS Virginia.
Norfolk Southern Coal Terminals - The Norfolk Southern-Pier 6 is the largest and fastest coal exporting facility in the Northern Hemisphere, and is a branch of Lambert's Point. The facility can accommodate approximately 6,200 loaded rail-cars and is capable of dumping 1,200 cars daily.
Old Fort Norfolk - Fort Norfolk is the last remaining of 19 harbor-front forts set in motion in 1794 by George Washington. It covers 4 acres and overlooks the Elizabeth River, and houses ramparts, a dungeon, officers' quarters, barracks, and a guardhouse along with other features. The fort helped in the War of 1812 by protecting the city of Norfolk.
|Spirit of Norfolk Brunch Cruise|
|Available 12/21/2014 until 3/27/2016 View Detailed Schedule|
Prices: Ages 13 and Up: $59.83 - $61.16 , Ages 3-12: $35.91 - $37.24 , Ages 0-2: $0.00 View Details
|Depart from the Waterside Festival Marketplace in Downtown Norfolk and cruise the Elizabeth River for a 2 hour brunch cruise. Enjoy the views of the cityscape and skyline, as well as the majestic ships of the Navy's Atlantic Fleet. Dine on sweet and savory food choices served buffet-style, relax and lose yourself in the panoramic view of the river and city or make your way to the dance floor after your meal.|
|Spirit of Norfolk Lunch Cruise|
|Available 11/22/2014 until 3/31/2016 View Detailed Schedule|
Prices: Ages 13 and Up: $54.50 - $59.83 , Ages 3-12: $33.25 - $35.91 , Ages 0-2: $0.00 View Details
|Enjoy a 2 hour cruise from the Waterfront Festival Marketplace in Downtown Norfolk and sail along Norfolk's historic harbor and pass the United States Navy Atlantic Fleet while dining on a gourmet buffet-style meal. Relax and take in the sights of the water and scenery around you in a casual atmosphere, making the cruise ideal for all ages.|
|Spirit of Norfolk Dinner Cruise|
|Available Now until 3/31/2016 View Detailed Schedule|
Prices: Ages 13 and Up: $61.16 - $90.48 , Ages 3-12: $37.24 - $46.57 , Ages 0-2: $0.00 View Details
|Experience a 2.5 hour cruise, complete with a romantic candlelit buffet-style dinner, while enjoying the vast, colorful views of the Norfolk cityscape and waters of the Elizabeth River. After dinner, make your way to the scenic open-air deck to take the sight of the water and city, play a hand of cards, or make your way to one of the dance floors, where Norfolk's popular DJs will spin hits that span multiple genres. You can dance the night away to your favorite songs while sailing to and from the dock at the Waterfront Festival Marketplace in Downtown Norfolk.|