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Itinerary

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.

Locations visited
Kealakekua Bay
The Captain Cook Monument
Kealakekua Bay Marine Preserve
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Overview

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.

Highlights
  • 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
  • Learn about the history of the region from a local historian
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AWESOME!

Went on Dinner Cruise. I use a power wheelchair and had no problem getting on the boat, rolled right over a huge metal ramp from the pier to the main deck!!! Staff was SUPER nice and helpful! Used sustainable practices, like paper straws and biodegradable...More

Thank Heather S
BodyGloveHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Body Glove Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Heather S, Thank you so much for mentioning our sales staff on Ali'i Drive. For those out there that haven't planned their vacations already, stop by any of the three of our sales booths on Ali'i Drive and meet Gail, Dan, or Jennifer. You...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great snorkeling experience and very fun dinner cruise!

We did the morning snorkeling and the dinner cruise the next day with the same company, same crew. We were really happy with the quality of their performance throughout the whole tour. We got some historical data presented in fun ways, that although it was...More

Thank Gema G
BodyGloveHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Body Glove Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Gema G, Love this review, thank you! If anyone is ever curious, and wants a bit more depth from the historian on board, they are happy to field questions on the way back to our pier. At that point, the narrative is over, and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Historical evening cruise to Capt. Cook Monument.

I enjoyed the cruise to the Captain Cook Monument. Great view of Kailua-Kona Bays. Lots of spinner dolphins to see off our catamaran. The breeze off the waters were very refreshing. Very good bar and good meal. If there are any motion sickness issues with...More

Thank Brett M
BodyGloveHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Body Glove Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Brett M, Good advice Brett! Thanks for taking the time to review. Mahalo, The Body Glove Cruises Team

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Lots of fun!

Great cruise, a bit rocky, but perfect weather and great cheesecake! Lots of history on the way there and lots of music on the way back. We even were blessed with a few dolphins! Thanks to captain and crew!

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BodyGloveHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Body Glove Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Julie H, You're welcome Julie! It's true! The cheesecake is fantastic! Mahalo, The Body Glove Cruises Team

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Wonderful cruise!

This was the only excursion we paid for during our vacation, and it was well worth it. We really enjoyed the historical information shared, and the live music was fantastic. My husband and I both thought the food was great. The crew really seemed to...More

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BodyGloveHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Body Glove Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Q3171TSlaureng, Who wouldn't be looking for a classy, professional cruise with a wonderful view? This is a wonderful review, and we couldn't appreciate it any more than we do. Your Best Day in Kona Starts Here, The Body Glove Cruises Team

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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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I think it is, there were little ones on the boat when I went and they seemed like they had fun. You’ll just have to keep a close eye on them, but they’ll enjoy the trip.
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