Historical Dinner Cruise from Kailua-Kona on The Big Island

Historical Dinner Cruise from Kailua-Kona on The Big Island

This luxurious, guided historical dinner cruise to Kealakekua Bay and Captain Cook's monument will capture your imagination and reveal many secrets of the Big Island.

Upon arriving in Kealakekua Bay a Hawaiian-style meal will be served buffet style. All meals are prepared by a Chef Jason Lofland, author of 'Catch!' which is the The Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch' official cookbook. The main dishes include Kalua Pulled Pork, Brisket or Beef and Grilled Pulehu Chicken.

Your evening includes one complimentary cocktail from the premium cash bar. You'll enjoy live entertainment and watch the beautiful sunset as you sail back to Kona.

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3 hours


4:00 pm on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Also at 4:00 pm on selected Mondays (January through March and June through August)
Boarding begins 30 minutes before departure.


Step aboard and journey to a time when ancient, powerful kings ruled the rugged and fertile land of the Hawaiian Islands! Cruise 12 miles down the Kona Coast to Captain Cook's monument, while a local historian points out over 50 points of interest and historical sites.



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This narrative cruise to Kealakekua Bay & Captain Cook's Monument will travel 12 miles down the Kona Coast covering hundreds of points of interest including the Ahu'ena Heiau, the Holua Slide and the famous Kuamo'o Battlefield. Don't forget your camera for one of Kona's breathtaking sunsets.

There is a very high chance you will see spinner dolphins during your cruise and if your timing is right during the winter season you might even see an incredible Humpback Whale.

Tour Includes

  • Complimentary cocktail
  • Cash Bar available throughout the cruise
  • Full course dinner
  • Live Hawaiian entertainment

Special Dietary Requests

On the Order Form you will be asked to note any special dietary requirements (gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, etc.) for each member of your party and provide the first name for each person to receive a special meal. Special dietary requests should be made at least 48 hours before the cruise date.

Hawaiian Style Dinner Buffet

  • Tropical Fruit Platter
  • Tropical Goat Cheese Spread and Crackers
  • Kalua Pulled Pork and Cabbage
  • Coconut Porter Braised Brisket
  • Grilled Pulehu Chicken
  • Lomi Lomi Salmon
  • Steamed Rice Vegetable Pilaf
  • Tropical Dessert
  • Garden salad, Punaluu sweetbread and butter
  • Complimentary Beverages: coffee, tea, hot chocolate, pineapple juice, orange juice, soft drinks, water

It is suggested you wear flat shoes and bring a light sweater.

Minimum Age to Consume Alcohol is 21. Valid photo ID is required for each guest. Hotel pick-up not included. Cruise departs from Kailua Pier and the nearby check-in location will be specified on your E-Ticket.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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    August 19, 2017

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