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Here’s Where to Watch the Sunset in Morro Bay

Watch the Sunset in Morro Bay - Sunset View next to Morro Rock
Matt Claiborne
Matt Claiborne
August 27, 2021

There's nothing like watching the sunset. Sunset is the time to reflect on the day and enjoy the magic hour. Time seems to slow down as the sky changes colors and dips to the horizon. One of the best places to watch the sunset in Morro Bay is from a boat. Being on the water at sunset is incredibly special.

Watch the sun's final act of the day while the lights come on in town and reflect in the water. Many of the cruises available in Morro Bay offer bar service with cocktails, beer, and wine available. So relax, watch for seals and otters, and enjoy the golden hour on the bay.

4 Best Places to Watch the Sunset in Morro Bay, CA

Morro on the Rocks Cocktail Cruise

Dos Osos boat

Morro on the Rocks hosts several different cruises, including the popular cocktail cruise. Cruise the bay on the lovely Dos Osos boat, which has a 21 person capacity. Dos Osos has a full bar with beer, wine, and liquor available for purchase.

Guests are welcome to bring their snacks, picnic, appetizers, or take out onboard. If you get your wine, the corkage is $15 a bottle. Restaurants deliver to the dock, or you can pick up your take-out on the way to the boat. This flat deck, comfortable catamaran glides across the protected bay while providing stellar sunset views.

Dos Osos has a great sound system, festive lights, and a friendly crew. Your experience is bound to be memorable.

Bay Cruisers

Bay Cruisers provides a unique opportunity for those who want to take the helm. Rent your electric boat, load up to eight family members, and captain your fun vessel around the bay. Guests are even welcome to bring a furry friend (for an additional fee).

These boats are so easy to operate that no experience is necessary. Boaters are welcome to pack their food and beverage coolers and enjoy watching the sunset and tooling around the bay at their own pace. Getting one of these boats is a wonderful way to relax with family and friends.

Lost Isle Adventures Harbor Tours Sunset Cruise

Lost Isle Adventures Boat

Lost Isle Adventures takes adults-only on a themed sunset cruise. Enjoy the tiki bar theme with signature 1950s cocktails. Enjoy watching the sunset over the bay and seeing the lights come on over town. Cruisers can see Morro Rock while relaxing on the water.

The knowledgeable local captain shares the history of the area as guests relax and snap photos. You might see otters and sea lions as you cruise.

Pets are welcome for a small fee.

Morro Bay Landing

Beautiful view of the sunset

Morro Bay Landing has a fleet of boats ranging from a five-passenger sailboat to a 56 passenger motor yacht. You can arrange for a private charter or check the schedule for scheduled trips. Professional captains operate all the vessels in Morro Bay Landing's fleet. The captains are ready to show you the delights of beautiful Morro Bay.

Enjoy Morro Bay by Land or Sea‍

Cruising on a boat is one of the best places to watch the sunset in Morro Bay. The area has so many attractions and natural beauty. Check out our list of free things to do in Morro Bay at night and enjoy every moment of your stay on the California coast.

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