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2024 DanceWise Dance Cruise

You're Invited!

Come with us for a week of Dance Lessons and Events on the water and on the shore! 

Setting sale on October 26th 2024 

Calm Sea

Where are we sailing to?

Date
Port
Arrive
Depart
Saturday, October 26th
San Francisco, California
4:00pm
Sunday, October 27th
At Sea
Monday, October 28th
Santa Barbara, California (Water Shuttle Required, Wheelchair Access Limited)
7:00am
6:00pm
Tuesday, October 29th
Los Angeles, California
7:00am
7:00pm
Wednesday, October 30th
San Diego, California
8:00am
10:00pm
Thursday, October 31st
Ensenada, Mexico
8:00am
5:00pm
Friday, November 1st
At Sea
Saturday, November 2nd
San Francisco, California
7:00am

Dance Lessons at Sea

Sunday October 27th at Skywalker's Nightclub

  • Group Class 10:00 AM Beginner’s American Rumba

  • Group Class 11:00 AM  Advanced American Tango

  • Group Class 2:00 PM   Intermediate Quickstep

Thursday October 31st  at Skywalker's Nightclub

  • Group Class 10:00 AM Beginner’s American Waltz

  • Group Class 11:00 AM  Advanced American Cha Cha

  • Group Class 2:00 PM   American Bolero

Friday November 1st  at Skywalker's Nightclub

  • Group Class 10:00 AM  Beginner’s American Swing

  • Group Class 11:00 AM   Advanced American Foxtrot

  • Group Class 2:00 PM    Intermediate Viennese Waltz

Lessons Onboard

Ports and Itinerary 

Friday Oct 25

San Francisco

  • We will have an optional social dance at a local dance school in San Francisco on Friday October 25th, the night before we set sail. Pricing and additional details as to location and cost are being finalized. We will join in with their students at their regular Friday night dance party. Transportation will be arranged.

Saturday Oct 26

San Francisco

San Francisco

  • San Francisco - Departure Day

  • Set Sail at 4:00 PM - Let's watch the Sail away!

  • Meet at 5:00 PM to get your DanceWise goody-bag and latest information about the cruise

  • 6:30 pm - DanceWise group dinner in main dining room.

  • 8:30 pm - Meet and greet at one of the bars, dancing afterwards if it’s available (Princess’s program has not be released yet)

San Francisco is famous for its Golden Gate Bridge, steep streets, Alcatraz, and cable cars. Many other things to see and do in San Francisco including Fisherman’s Warf, Pier 39 for the sea lions, the Japanese Tea Gardens in Golden Gate park and our personal favorite is a visit to the Ghirardelli square former chocolate factory.

Picturesque Solvang is known for its Danish-style architecture, bakeries, and many wineries. The Elverhøj Museum of History & Art explores the city's Danish heritage through personal stories and photographs.

Sunday Oct 27 - At Sea

Dance Lessons at Sea – For DanceWise Dancers in the Skywalkers Nightclub

  • Group Class 10:00 AM Beginner’s American Rumba

  • Group Class 11:00 AM  Advanced American Tango

  • Group Class 2:00 PM   Intermediate Quickstep

  • DanceWise Cocktail Party - White Party Theme

  • Dancing in the evening

Monday Oct 28

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

  • Optional Dancewise excursion to visit Solvang and local wine tasting

  • Ship departs at 6 PM – Please be back onboard at least one hour before!

  • 6:30 pm - DanceWise group dinner in main dining room.

  • 8:30 pm – Meet-up for dancing in the evening

Tuesday Oct 29

El Eyy

Los Angeles

  • Optional Dancewise excursion - TBD

  • Ship departs at 7 PM – Please be back onboard at least one hour before!

  • 8:30 pm – Meet-up for dancing in the evening

Wednesday Oct 30

San Diego

San Diego

  • Optional Dancewise excursion for a smooth workshop with Professional American Smooth Champion and world-renowned coach Ms. Toni Redpath!!! 

  • Ship departs at 10 PM – Please be back onboard at least one hour before!

  • 8:30 pm – Meet-up for dancing in the evening

Thursday Oct 31 - Halloween!

Ensenada

Ensenada

  • Group Class 10:00 AM Beginner’s American Waltz

  • Group Class 11:00 AM  Advanced American Cha Cha

  • Group Class 2:00 PM   American Bolero

  • Ship departs at 5 PM – Please be back onboard at least one hour before!

  • 6:30 pm - DanceWise group dinner in main dining room.

  • 8:30 pm – Meet-up for dancing in the evening

  • Suggested Halloween costume theme: Sci-Fi

Mexico's northernmost port on the Pacific Coast, Ensenada mingles desert landscapes and golden beaches around broad Todos Santos (All Saints) Bay.

Friday Nov 1 - At Sea

  • Group Class 10:00 AM  Beginner’s American Swing

  • Group Class 11:00 AM   Advanced American Foxtrot

  • Group Class 2:00 PM    Intermediate Viennese Waltz

  • DanceWise farewell Cocktail Party

  • 6:30 pm - DanceWise group dinner in main dining room

  • 8:30 pm – Meet-up for dancing in the evening

Saturday Nov 2

2-San Francisco

Arrive back at San Francisco at 7:00 AM

  • Depart the ship during the morning

  • Safe travels on your way back home!

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