GCLA Pre-Party and Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor

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The west coast Groove Cruise sailing is generally in October, so some sort of Halloween element is usually incorporated. This year, Groove Cruise LA’s pre-party is complemented by discounted access to The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor haunted attraction.

This is a really unique addition to the 2017 GCLA event. The Queen Mary is both a ship and a hotel. Around this time of year, it is also a haunted attraction.

If you haven’t booked your GCLA 2017 cabin, now is the time because prices go up as the event approaches and the ship is already over 60% sold out.

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Pre-Party Options

You have two options for taking advantage of the GCLA 2017 pre-party. You can either book a room aboard the Queen Mary and receive complimentary access to the pre-party, or you can purchase a ticket to the pre-party separately if you’re not staying on the Queen Mary.

Regardless of the option you choose, if you have a GCLA 2017 pre-party ticket, you can get a 20% discount on access to The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor.

The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor Attraction Details

The Queen Mary is a docked ship turned hotel that has a unique history (http://www.queenmary.com/history/our-story/). It is also the location of the GCLA 2017 pre-party and recommended hotel option for the night before the west coast Groove Cruise sailing.

GCLA 2017 pre-party attendees receive a 20% discount on The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor tickets.

Dark Harbor has been named one of the Top 10 Most Haunted Places on Earth by Time Magazine.

Dark Harbor features 7 haunted mazes:

  • The all-new Intrepid
  • Deadrise
  • Circus
  • Lullaby
  • B340
  • Soulmate
  • Sideshow

Other attractions include the Hex Paintball Gallery, Panic 4D Experience, and Voodoo House Tasting Room.

Want to Stay at the Official Pre-Party Hotel?

This is your chance to stay on a ship before you stay on a ship. Here are the details on booking your Queen Mary hotel and pre-party options. This ship/hotel right across the street from the terminal that the Carnival Inspiration sails from the day after the pre-party.

1126 Queens Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90802

Stay Aboard the Queen Mary

Note: GCLA 2017 pre-party/hotel reservations must be booked through Whet Travel.

If you book a stay aboard the Queen Mary, you also get:

  • 2 tickets to the Groove Cruise LA 2017 pre-party
  • 20% discount on The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor attraction

Here are the Queen Mary’s room rates:

  • Inside Stateroom – Twin Beds: $149.00 per night*
  • Inside Stateroom – King: $159.00 per night*
  • Standard Stateroom – 1 Full or 1 Queen Bed – $159.00 per night
  • Deluxe Stateroom – Twin: $179.00 per night
  • Deluxe Stateroom – King Port Side: $199.00 per night
  • Deluxe Stateroom – King Harbor View: $199.00 per night
  • Family Stateroom (2 Queen Beds): $219.00 per night
  • Full Suite (2 Queen Beds): $399.00 per night

Availability is limited and the rates above do not includes taxes and fees. You make your reservation in the Whet Travel booking engine, and all the terms and conditons will be outlined there. Of course, you can contact Whet Travel Captain Support at 877-GET-WHET (438-9438) or email CaptainSupport@WhetTravel.com if you have questions.

Just Want to Attend the Pre-Party?

You can also purchase tickets to the Groove Cruise LA pre-party separately from a Queen Mary stateroom in the Whet Travel booking engine either during your initial reservation or later by accessing your Whet Travel account.

For a short time, you can buy your GCLA pre-party ticket for only $20/person.

Book Now – GCLA 60% Sold Out

The Carnival Inspiration is over 60% sold out as the GCFAM gets hyped for the journey to Ensenada, Mexico, for a private cliff top party. Prices go up monthly as the event gets closer. Get the best price and cabin selection by booking now. Payment plans are available.

Get an easy $50 off per person using discount code GrooveCruiseChris (How do I use this code?). That’s a savings of up to $200/cabin, and you can combine this with the other available GCLA 2017 discounts.

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