The Barefoot Princess is 64 feet long and 24 feet wide, and is a U.S. Coast Guard inspected and approved passenger vessel for 130 passengers. All boarding/disembarking is through the front door of the lower level. The lower level is primarily used as the dining room and also has a restroom and speakers for the narration and music. The second level has a restroom, snack bar, entertainer/narrator, dance floor, outside seating/observation deck. The third level is all open-air with seating.
Do I have to purchase tickets in advance?
Advance purchase is required for all meal cruises. Sightseeing and Sunset cruise advance purchases are strongly recommended. Advance online ticket purchases for all cruises require a major credit card. Sightseeing tickets may also be purchased in our ticket booth located in front of the riverboat at the Barefoot Landing Marina (beside Greg Norman’s Australian Grille in Barefoot Landing).
Can I smoke on the boat?
In accordance with North Myrtle Beach Town Ordinance, the Barefoot Princess Riverboat is a NON-SMOKING VESSEL, both inside and outside. This includes all forms of smoking, including electronic cigarettes.
Can I bring my pet?
Pets are not allowed aboard, however, trained service animals are welcome when they are engaged in providing the service for which they are trained.
Can I bring my own food?
No food or beverages may be brought on board. Food and beverages are available for purchase onboard at the Riverboat Snack Bar.
Are food/drinks served on the cruise?
Advertised meal cruises (Dinner, Deli-Lunch,…) include the food and drinks listed for that cruise. Passengers on all cruises may utilize the snack bar for light snacks (crackers, chips, candy, soda, water,…) A government-issued ID is required to purchase alcoholic beverages.
Where do I park?
The parking lot is located in front of the Greg Norman Australian Grille, at the back of Barefoot Landing. Please see our Map and Directions for location.
What forms of payment do you accept?
MasterCard, VISA, American Express and Discover are accepted and, of course, CASH!
Is entertainment provided on the cruise?
Yes, there is entertainment provided. Our entertainers provide music through singing or playing instrumentals, or music provided by one of our great DJs! The dance floor is always open if you feel like dancing to the beat! Sightseeing cruises include a narrative of the area and music. Dinner cruises include soft music for dining and more lively music for dancing afterwards.
Is there a dress code?
Yes…..be comfortable! Shirts and shoes are required. For our holiday and special dinner cruises, appropriate attire is recommended. High heeled shoes are not recommended.
Are children allowed to attend?
Children are more than welcome! Children ages 2-10 years of age are free with each paying adult on Sightseeing Cruises only. Children have a reduced ticket price on all cruises. Children under age 2 are free, but must obtain a boarding ticket due to U.S. Coast Guard regulations. CHILDREN ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR THE CHRISTMAS REGATTA DUE TO THE LENGTH OF THE CRUISE; HOWEVER CHILDREN ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.
Is the vessel handicap/wheelchair accessible?
The Barefoot Princess crew is available to assist wheelchairs/powerchairs with boarding. Access to the boat is via a ramp to the lower deck/dining area. The incline angle of the ramp varies depending on the tide.
Are there restrooms aboard?
Yes. Restrooms are located on the first and second decks.
Refund / Rescheduling Policy
Once tickets are purchased, there are no refunds. Cruise ticket purchase guarantees your ability to participate. Unlike airline ticket purchases, the cruise boat is never oversold. Our capacity is dictated by the U.S. Coast Guard and your advance ticket purchase guarantees your space.
Prices, cruises, and menu subject to change. Call 843-272-4782 to confirm cruise schedule. ALL cruises subject to minimum passenger count. No refunds once tickets have been purchased.
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