Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District release:
Eureka will welcome the Seabourn Venture with 161 guests and 240 crew to Humboldt Bay on Monday, October 2nd, docking around 7:45 AM. The ship will enter Humboldt Bay at 6:30 AM and be led into the harbor by a boat parade followed by a private welcome party at Schneider dock. The ship is expected to depart at 5:00 PM.
Ship guests will have the option to experience Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Old Town Eureka, and a tour of the Victorians of Eureka and Humboldt.
The cruise visit and welcome party are a collaborative effort planned by the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District, the City of Eureka, Eureka Main Street, Humboldt County Office of Economic Development, Visit Humboldt, Petrusha Pilots, Coos Bay Tugs and Zerlang and Zerlang Marine Services. Special thanks to Chet Albin, Dave Schneider, and Schneider Dock.
The Seabourn Venture departed from Vancouver, BC on September 28th and traveling south along the Pacific Coast on a 17-day cruise ending in Puntarenas, Costa Rica.
The ship is expected to be visible around 6:30 AM on Monday; local citizens can watch the arrival from the Del Norte Street pier, the Park and Ride at Herrick Avenue and the Samoa boat ramp at the north jetty.
One more cruise ship will be arriving in Humboldt Bay on October 7th, more information to follow.