A Kona dinner cruise is one of the best ways to enjoy the beautiful island of Hawaii. You will be able to see the sunset over the ocean while enjoying a delicious meal. It’s a great way to relax and spend time with your family or friends while also getting to see the sites of Hawaii!
When it comes to Kona dinner cruises there are not many options. However, there are lots of cocktail cruise options! Here is a list of the Kona dinner cruises as well as the Kona cocktail cruises.
Price: $171 per person
Duration: 3 Hours
Departs From: Kailua-Kona, HI
Rating: 4.5/5 (500+ reviews) Best Tour
Tour Includes: On this 3-hour dinner cruise to Kealakekua Bay, journey back in time to when ancient, powerful Kings reigned over the rugged, fertile Hawaiian Islands. Travel 12 miles down the Kona Coast to the Captain Cook monument.
As a local historian points out more than 50 points of interest along the route, learn about Hawaii’s historic sites. Live entertainment by a local musician. The inclusion of one complimentary cocktail is subject to change. The menu may vary based on availability.
Price: $151 per person
Duration: 1.5 Hours
Departs From: Waikoloa Village, HI
Rating: 4.5/5 (150+ reviews)
Tour Includes: On this evening catamaran cruise from Anaehoomalu Bay, enjoy the beautiful Hawaiian sunset. Set sail along the picturesque Waikoloa and Kohala-Kona coastline with a glass of wine in hand, then relax on deck as you watch the Big Island’s stunning tropical sunset.
Magnificent sights along the Kohala-Kona coastline. Onboard commentary ensures you don’t miss anything. A fully stocked bar is on board, plus two drink coupons are provided.
Price: $151 per person
Duration: 1.5 Hours
Departs From: Kalaoa, HI
Rating: 5/5 (60+ reviews)
Tour Includes: With a lovely sunset cruise around the Big Island of Hawaii, you can unwind after a busy day. Sail along the Kona coast while taking in the views and toasting the sunset with an included drink or two.
Sunset sailing excursion along the Kona coast, Hawaii. Take in the sights on board a comfortable and spacious catamaran. Look for marine animals like spinner dolphins and humpback whales (from December to April) as you enjoy snacks and drinks.
Price: $139 per person
Duration: 2 Hours
Departs From: Puako, HI
Rating: 5/5 (20+ reviews)
Tour Includes: The Kohala Coast’s white-sand beaches and volcanic scenery are even more breathtaking at twilight. Set sail at night on a comfortable catamaran and take in the views. Sip a variety of wines, beers, and soft drinks while cruising along the coast and nibble on a variety of delectable food options.
Magnificent vistas of the Kohala Coast from the sea. Watch the sunset over the ocean as you cruise down the coast. There is plenty of room to sit or stand onboard a large catamaran. Onboard, you may drink as much alcohol as you like without spending any additional money!
How Dinner Cruises Work
Once you have decided on the type of cruise you would like, you will need to book your reservations. You can do this by clicking any of the links above. Be sure to book early so that you can get the best price possible.
When you are ready to embark on your Kona dinner cruise, you will go to the departure dock where the ship will be waiting for you. Once onboard, you will be given a briefing about the different parts of the island and how to get around. The captain will then take you to your table and give you a menu.
Once you have made your selections, the waiter will bring your food to you. You can sit back and relax while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Hawaii.
Most Popular Hawaiian Foods
Hawaiians are famous for their amazing food. They have everything from fresh seafood to a sweet dessert. Lots of the cruises above will offer vegan and gluten-free options.
Here are some of Hawaii’s most famous foods: coconut dinner rolls with butter, Kona coffee, Hamakua sweet potatoes, Hawaiian breadfruit, Kiawe mango barbecue pork, short ribs with jasmine rice, and Hawaiian salad with salad greens, Japanese cucumber, papaya salsa or Maui onion vinaigrette dressing, bell peppers, carrots, Waimea grape tomatoes, and red onion.
Dayna Brockbank is a travel and language-learning blogger who has lived around the world but has now settled in Nice, France. She speaks 3 languages at varying levels of fluency: Spanish, Italian, and French, and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Spanish Education. She and her husband focus on making travel part of life by living cheaply and traveling on a budget.