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Historical Dinner or Lunch Cruise to Kealakekua Bay

  • Relaxing cruise to Kealakekua Bay, reachable only by boat or hiking
  • Sample traditional cuisine at the Hawaiian buffet with one included cocktail
  • Take in the views and watch entertainment from local performers
Historical Dinner or Lunch Cruise to Kealakekua Bay
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3-hr Historical Dinner Cruise with island buffet meal. Tour departs at 4pm, check-in is at 3:30pm
Historical Lunch Cruise
3-hr Historical Lunch Cruise with a deli-sandwich lunch. Tour begins at 1pm, check-in is at 12:30pm

Kealakekua Bay, home to the Captain Cook Monument, is located on the coast of Kona and only accessible by boat or hiking. With this tour, take a relaxing lunch or dinner cruise to the hard-to-reach spot, and enjoy the included Hawaiian-style buffet, cocktail, and live entertainment.

What to Expect

Your cruise begins at the Kailua Pier where you board the boat for a 12-mile journey down the Kona coastline. Sit back and relax as a local historian shares stories about the landmarks you pass on the way to the Captain Cook Monument.

Upon arrival, enjoy a cocktail from the fully stocked bar and an island-style buffet. A typical buffet includes fresh fruit, assorted cheeses, salads and local breads for appetizers. For entrees enjoy kalua pork and cabbage, braised beef brisket, BBQ chicken, or veggie rice pilaf. Make sure to save room for dessert and Kona coffee. Additional cocktails are available for purchase.

Keep an eye out for dolphins, turtles, manta rays, and seasonal humpback whales. Take in the sites of Ahu'ena Heiau, Keauhou Holua Slide, and Kuamo’o Battlefield as you sail back to the pier.

Reviews (93)
1 - 5 of 56 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Perfect Ending to the Day

Took office on a sunset cruise and they were very happy we did. Crew very professional and courteous. One member expected sea wouldn’t agree and staff was very helpful. Boat, historical narratives, food and drinks were great. Two had just arrived from the east coast...More

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 2 days ago
Wonderful dinner cruise

I signed up at the last minute. we had a wonderful narrated cruise down to the Captain Cook monument. There was a guide and a ukulele player. food was good and Briana, the bartender, mixed a mean mai tai. Well worth it!

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 6 days ago
Highlight of our trip!

If you want to learn about Hawaiian culture AND see some of the big islan'ds beautiful coastline at sunset, then this is the experience for you! My husband likes to take it easy on vacation while I love to learn and sightsee and this cruise...More

Thank Kasey F
Reviewed 1 week ago
Magnificent Dinner Sunset Cruise!

What a perfect experience! Fast and beautiful boat-Kanoa II, is a beauty. Very comfortable cruise down and back. A very efficient operation, fantastic crew, especially Michael, Joe & Bartender Briana! Try the Breezy Breeze cocktail, delicious and refreshing too!

Thank DCB97
BodyGloveHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Body Glove Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha DCB97, I don't think I've had a Breezy Breeze yet! Thanks for the advice! Mahalo, The Body Glove Cruises Team

Reviewed 1 week ago
A 3 Hour Tour, a 3 Hour Tour...(now you have the song in your head)

Sorry, couldn't resist. This was a fabulous "3 hour tour", and we didn't end up on Gilligan's Island. We saw a manta ray, lots of flying fish, and dolphins! The narrator was informative, the singer entertaining, and the crew very accommodating (they offered to carry...More

Thank epbkm
BodyGloveHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Body Glove Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha epbkm, Thank you so much for this five-star review! In order to avoid jokes like this in the future, we are considering changing our tour time to 2 hours and 55 minutes. Here's a note about Costco for the TripAdvisor community: Please call ahead...More

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Paulius V
10 September 2018|
Response from naiahemsher |
You have dinner in the Kealakekua bay- where the Captain Cook monument is.
Shari M
15 August 2018|
Response from naiahemsher |
it says 4:00pm- that what time the dinner cruise leaves the pier
Anna C
7 August 2018|
Response from Ryan J | Reviewed this property |
I’ve always been a huge fan of Old A’s (old airport) which is by the baseball fields near the public pool. It has a nice long sandy beach area right by the ocean and just around sunset it’s amaaaazing!
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