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80s Cruise Will Sail From Los Angeles To Los Cabos For Seventh Year

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The popular ‘The 80s Cruise’, which has sailed from Los Angeles for the past six years, is set to return for a seventh year in 2023, with a stop in Los Cabos.

The cruise, as the name suggests, will be a celebration of all things 80s, with lots of big hair, leg warmers, and great music. The 7-day cruise will have a line-up of over fifty artists providing entertainment for parties, live performances, and music concerts. 

Pool Party on a cruise ship

The line-up of artists is huge, with some of the biggest names being Kim Wilde, Devo, Howard Jones, and Bret Michaels. 

The cruise is set on a luxury ship, the Navigator of the Seas, which is owned by Royal CaribbeanThe ship has more than a dozen different bars, clubs, and lounges, multiple restaurants, and a casino, plus its own extensive spa and pool deck. 

Royal Caribbean cruise ship

The pool also has its own water slide, surf simulator, escape room, and rock-climbing wall. Restaurants will include the likes of Johnny Rockets Express and Jamie’s Italian, plus the ship’s own main dining room and a Chef’s Table experience. To top it off, the ship has a blow-dry bar, sports court, and mini golf course. 

The cruise, which is adults only (21+), will be jam-packed every day with various activities, including meet-and-greets, Q&A events with artists, quizzes, karaoke, competitions, and parties that run daily into the night. 

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Cruise Ship Party

All of the activities will be 80s themed, with things such as Cobra Kai Karaoke, Let’s Get Physical Aerobics, Big 80s Trivia, and 80s Video Games. Similarly, events will include game shows, tasting and cooking demos led by artists, interviews and panel discussions, and even vow renewals for guests looking for a unique way to celebrate. 

There will also be regular theme night parties, called Tubular Theme Nights, where guests are encouraged to wear fancy dress. The themes so far are Purple Prom, based on hit artist Prince, Pop Icon Night, Battle of the Bands, Slumber Party, and horror-themed, Nightmare on the 80s Cruise.

Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked

Los Cabos Is One Of Many Stops

The cruise will set off from Los Angeles on March 3rd 2023, before being at sea for the next two days. On March 6th, it will make its first cruise stop in the popular destination of Puerto Vallarta. The next day, March 7thwill be spent in Cabo San Lucas. 

The cruise will finally stop in Ensenada before returning to Los Angeles on March 10th. In Los Cabos, passengers can choose to either stay onboard and continue the party or explore the beautiful area of Cabo San Lucas, as the ship will be docked here from midday until 11 pm. 


Tickets are still available for the cruise, and pricing is divided into past guests and new guests, past guests being those who’ve sailed on an 80s Cruise previously. 

Many of the more luxurious rooms are currently sold out, although interested people can join the waitlist. However, rooms such as Ocean Views, Junior Suites, and Ocean View Balcony are still available. 

Champagne-on-cruise-ship-deck-1, on way to Los Cabos

Prices for interior rooms start from $2,240 for new guests, while the more expensive Junior Suites are $5,250. Prices for past guests are around $100 – $200 less. 

Similar party cruises have also docked in Los Cabos in the past few months, including the Groove Cruise, which returned to Los Cabos last month after a six-year hiatus, and Kiss Cruise, which also stopped in the bay of Cabo San Lucas at the start of November. 

Cruise ship entering Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos

A number of other cruise operators, such as Princess, Celebrity, and Royal Caribbean, have also announced plans for 2023 routes to Los Cabos on their classic luxury ships. The number of ships set to visit the area before the end of 2023 is around 700

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