The inaugural MegaCruise will be hitting the West Coast of the USA in 2019. Departing from Los Angeles, metalheads can embark on a five-day, four-night journey of heavy metal decadence and debauchery! The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity offers fans to sail with world-renowned artists and experience kick-ass concerts under an open sky. The cruise will depart from Los Angeles, stopping in San Diego, California and Ensenada, Mexico, before returning to Los Angeles. All meals in the main dining room buffet are included and guests have complimentary access to the fitness centre, pool, Jacuzzis, casino and more. Combining wall-to-wall music events with a luxury vacation at sea, MegaCruise will be every metal lover’s dream come true!
“MEGACRUISE is a playground for the serious Metal fan where music and a luxury cruise hook up for the vacation of a lifetime”
Founded over 30 years ago, American heavy metal band Megadeth has grown to become one of the most influential, successful and respected acts in the world. The legendary group will be hosting the inaugural event and bringing some of their friends along for the ride. The cruise will also showcase the likes of Anthrax, Suicidal Tendencies, Testament, Dragonforce and more.
In addition to the live music, visitors can also enjoy artist photo experiences and Q&As, beer tasting, guitar/bass/drum clinics, morning coffee jams, special themed nights and more!
MegaCruise will depart from the Port of Los Angeles in California; and travel to San Diego, California and Ensenada, Mexico.
The nearest airport is Los Angeles International Airport, located approximately 30 minutes north of the Port of Los Angeles. Rideshare options such as Uber and Lyft, as well as taxis, are readily available throughout the city. Visitors can also pre-book shuttle services such as Super Shuttle, for direct travel between the airport and various destinations throughout Los Angeles. Public transport such as buses and trains are available throughout Los Angeles, however, the quickest and easiest way to get around is by rideshare.
MegaCruise offers a variety of accommodation options onboard ranging from staterooms to VIP suites. The most basic option is the interior stateroom, which includes two lower beds that convert to a queen-sized bed. Other staterooms including ocean view porthole, picture window and balcony rooms are also available.
Some staterooms can also accommodate for up to four people, with two additional pull-down bunk style beds added to the room. The silver VIP option includes a mini-suite balcony on Deck 11, while gold VIP options include penthouse suites, family suites and a three-bedroom villa.
If you are travelling to Los Angeles before or after the event, it is recommended to stay near the port. You can find a number of nearby hotels and Airbnb’s on the map below.
The city of Los Angeles is one of the most bustling cities in the nation. Home to the country’s film and television industry, the neighbourhood of Hollywood is home to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood Sign and a number of television studios; where visitors can sit in and view live show tapings. Los Angeles is also home to a number of popular theme parks including Universal Studios Hollywood, and the world-famous Disneyland.
Other popular attractions include the Griffith Observatory, which features panoramic city views; and Santa Monica Pier, a popular waterfront landmark featuring rides, restaurants and more. The coastal neighbourhood of Santa Monica is home to Santa Monica State Beach, as well as the downtown Santa Monica shopping district. Moving along the coast, the neighbourhood of Venice is also a popular tourist destination. Featuring the famous Venice Beach, you can find a number of attractions such as an outdoor gym and the home of some of the best skate hubs in California. Downtown Los Angeles is also a popular neighbourhood, featuring the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Dodger Stadium and the Fashion District. You can also find some of the best street food in Los Angeles in this area.
The inaugural MegaCruise will take place from October 13-18, 2019.
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