Tall Ships Festival Ocean Cruise

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Ahoy, mate! With today's offer you can help celebrate 28 years with the Ocean Institute at this year’s Toshiba Tall Ships Festival and Sunset Ocean Cruise on Friday, September 7. 

The whole family will get the chance to sail away on Friday’s Ocean Cruise as well as weekend festival, where everyone gets the chance to explore working ships. For the seaman, enjoy living-history encampments including blacksmiths, scrimshaw artists and Port Royal Privateers as they reenact history. Celebrate the area’s amazing maritime history with a weekend of fun, great local vendors and enjoy ships like the Pilgrim, Spirit of Dana Point and American Pride.

At this year's 28th annual event, the Ocean Institute has announced its 7th annual Laguna Beach Million Dollar Home Raffle. The raffle ends Thursday, October 18th with an Early Bird deadline of August 16th. Buy a ticket and secure your chance to win a beautiful Laguna Beach home or $1 million in cash. The home has a whitewater ocean view and is a short walk to the beach, hiking trails, shops and the elegant Montage Resort and Spa. Raffle tickets are $150 and only 20,000 tickets will be sold.

Kristen M.


The Tall Ships are absolutely beautiful! Our family LOVES being out on the water and experiencieng the majesty of these beautiful working tall ships! This will be a fun adventure with family and friends!


Kristen M.

Newport Beach CA

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The mission of the Ocean Institute is to inspire all generations, through education, to become responsible stewards of our oceans. The Ocean Institute has become nationally known for its hands-on marine science, environmental education and maritime history programs. More than 110,000 K-12 students and 6,000 teachers annually participate in the Institute's 61 award-winning, immersion style programs.

  • Ocean Institute
    24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive
    Dana Point, CA 92629

$25 for a Ticket to Tall Ships Festival Ocean Cruise and Weekend Festival - a $55 Value

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Voucher must be used in 1 transaction
  • Sunset Cruise: Friday, September 7th from 4-7:30pm 
  • Check in 1pm-3pm 
  • Sunset Parade boarding time: 3:30pm 
  • Children must be 4 to 12 years (must be accompanied by an adult 18 yrs or older – children under 4 cannot participate) 
  • Voucher is non-transferable 
  • Reservation required by calling (949) 496-2274 ext. 364 
  • Additional Terms and Conditions apply