Restaurant Debuts Sunset Catamaran Cruises in Galveston Bay — Cocktails Included!

Restaurant Debuts Sunset Catamaran Cruises in Galveston Bay — Cocktails Included!

A sunset cruise departing from the Pier 6 marina (photo by Sabrina Miskelly)

ALREADY KNOWN FOR fantastic views, Pier 6 Seafood & Oyster House is one-upping itself. The restaurant is now offering sunset cruises on Galveston Bay through a partnership with Great Escapes Yacht Charter.


Step aboard a 43-foot power catamaran and enjoy a coastal cruise along Galveston Bay, Clear Lake and Kemah every other Wednesday evening; the $150 per person cost includes two craft cocktails and chef-curated appetizers before the hour-long excursion. There’s an early cruise (cocktails at 5:30pm; departure at 6:15pm) and a late cruise (cocktails at 7:15pm; departure at 8pm). The yacht conveniently docks at the Pier 6 marina, and guests are invited to stay for dinner and hang on the decked-out, two-story covered patio.

Optionally, boaters can extend their night further, booking a stay at the Pier 6 Bungalows, renovated and owned by restaurateur Raz Halili. And the restaurant can coordinate other private yacht charters and dock parties, too.

The power catamaran docked at Pier 6 (photo by Kimberly Park)

Pier 6's patio (photo by Kirsten Gilliam)

Pier 6's patio (photo by Kirsten Gilliam)

Oysters on the half shell (photo by Becca Wright)

Cocktails (photo by Kimberly Park)

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