San Diego Bay Cruises
3645 30th St.
San Diego, CA 92104

(619) 928-2441

Inspiration Hornblower

Inspiration Hornblower
Inspiration Charter Rates
Maximum 1000 Guests

The rates featured below are basic hourly rates to give you a basis to start with.  Our yacht charter coordinators and captains are very flexible and can customize a package for your event or occasion based on your needs and desires.  Additional accommodations can be made for catering, cocktails, and entertainment.

Midweek Hourly Rate   $7,500

Weekend Hourly Rate   $8,500

Boarding of the Inspiration Hornblower is typically at the Harbor Drive Hornblower terminal.  Typical San Diego Harbor cruises entail a relaxing bay tour featuring photographic points of interest such as the San Diego Skyline, Point Loma, Seaport Village, the USS Midway, Star of India, and the Coronado Bay Bridge.

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Prices do not include marina dock fees and San Diego Port District taxes, sales taxes or additional services such as food & beverage or other incidentals unless otherwise noted. Prices are subject to change from published rates.  Each charter may be different and your special requests are welcome. Gratuities for the captain and crew are NOT included in the published rates, but are cheerfully accepted and appreciated.

Inspiration Hornblower port bow

San Diego’s largest charter vessel, the Inspiration Hornblower is a 222 foot mega yacht with a dining and cocktail capacity of 1000 guests.  Imagine your event aboard San Diego’s most elegant charter yacht, the Inspiration.  Watch the sun dip below the Pacific Ocean as you sip cocktails on the expansive sun deck. Enjoy a four course meal as you gaze at views from Point Loma to the Coronado Bridge. With gourmet cuisine prepared fresh on board, impeccable service, unlimited entertainment options and formal seating, the Inspiration Hornblower is the perfect venue for your next spectacular San Diego event.

With 28,000 square feet of space, two magnificent enclosed decks with comfortable seating for up to 500 guests per deck, Inspiration is perfect for galas, meetings, private dinners, or team building events.  Inspiration Hornblower also features an expansive sky deck rising 30 feet off the water, providing 360 degree views of downtown San Diego and the Big Bay. The event possibilities are endless.

Whatever your occasion to charter a private yacht from San Diego Bay Cruises, the Inspiration mega yacht is ready to accommodate your event and your party.

The Inspiration motor yacht features:

  • Cocktail party capacity of 1000 guests
  • Dining capacity of 1000 guests
  • 10,000 square foot expansive sky deck
  • Climate controlled passenger decks
  • Largest sky deck in Southern California
  • Panoramic windows providing 360o bay views
  • 2 built in dance floors
  • 12 foot ceilings
  • Full service, state of the art galley
  • Elevator access from Diamond to Emerald Deck
  • ADA compliant boarding ramp (at most boarding locations)

Diamond Deck

  • Seated dining for 200 guests
  • 12 foot interior ceiling height
  • Fully stocked granite bar with glassware
  • Built in dance floor
  • Large hotel style restrooms

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  • Seated dining for up to 200 guests
  • 12 foot interior ceiling height
  • Fully stocked granite bar with glassware
  • Built in dance floor
  • Large hotel style dance floor

Sapphire Deck / Sky Deck

  • Cocktail tables and chairs
  • Access to captain’s wheelhouse
  • Large restroom facility
  • 7500 square feet of open space
  • 30 feet above water offering fantastic views of San Diego


 You can book the Inspiration Hornblower mega yacht for any of the following occasions:

  • San Diego Harbor Tours
  • Dinner Cruises
  • Corporate Events
  • Weddings
  • Wedding Receptions
  • San Diego Sunset Cruise
  • Holiday Parties
  • Proms & Formal Dances
  • Bachelor / Bachelorette Parties
  • Film & TV Production
  • Photography Shoot Location
  • Exclusive Private Cruises
  • Wedding Rehearsal Dinners
  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Family Reunions


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