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Body Glove Captain Cook Sunset Dinner Cruise to Kealakekua Bay with Live Music
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This is the Captain Cook dinner cruise you've been looking for! Dinner, live music & 1 free cocktail on Body Glove's Kona dinner cruise - the only Big Island boat tour of its kind!

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Embark on Body Glove's historical dinner cruise, sailing the Kona Coast to watch the sun sink beneath the horizon. This Captain Cook dinner cruise from Kona departs Big Island's west side with easy access from nearby hotels and resorts in Kailua-Kona and Waikoloa, but as this is the only dinner cruise on the Big Island of Hawaii, guests often make the short trip from Hilo to enjoy tropical beverages, a full dinner menu and live entertainment on Body Gloves spacious deck, all while a spectacular sunset creates an unforgettable backdrop.

What's on the Dinner Menu?

Vegetable Crudités (GF), Assorted Cheeses (GF), Lomi Ahi Tuna (GF), Roasted Red Pepper Hummus (Vegan, GF), South Pacific Avocado Dip (Vegan, GF) & Pita Chips (Vegan)


Kalua Pork & Braised Purple Cabbage (GF), Ginger Shoyu Braised Beef (GF) & Pineapple Glazed Chicken (GF)

Side Dishes: 

Coconut Dinner Rolls, Vegetable Rice Pilaf (Vegan, GF), Pesto Orzo Salad (Vegetarian), Quinoa-Garden Salad with Tropical Vinaigrette (Vegan, GF)

Dessert & Beverages:

Cheesecake with Strawberry & Lilikoi Dressing, Kona Coffee and Assorted Teas

Dietary Requests:

Please specify your dietary needs upon checkout. Special accommodations can be made for vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free guests with 48-hours advanced notice.

  • Vegetarian Meal Option: Veggie Lasagna
  • Vegan Meal Option: Stuffed Pepper
  • Gluten-Free Option: All items on the buffet are gluten free except the Pita Chips, Pesto Orzo Salad, and Cheesecake.

Boat Information:
Name: The Kanoa II
Size: 65-ft. Catamaran
Capacity: 90 Passengers
Safety: Lifeguard-certified crew members always on board
Accessibility: This is a a wheelchair-friendly vessel.
Amenities: This vessel has two decks and two full bathrooms on board.

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In an effort to maintain the health and safety of both guests and employees, this activity will be temporarily pausing operations. Resumption date is subject to change and bookings cannot be guaranteed past April 12th, 2020.
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You can book a maximum of 90.
Adult (Age 21 & over)
USD 149.19
USD 149.19
Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 149.19
USD 149.19
Youth (Age 6-17)
USD 95.14
USD 95.14
Child (Age 0-5)
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 21 & over)
USD 149.19
USD 149.19
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USD 158.53 6%off
Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 149.19
USD 149.19
USD 158.53 6%off
USD 158.53 6%off
Youth (Age 6-17)
USD 95.14
USD 95.14
USD 101.48 6%off
USD 101.48 6%off
Child (Age 0-5)
GE Tax and Harbor Fee included
  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Dinner / Appetizers / (1) One Standard Cocktail / Guide / Live entertainment / Complimentary reef-safe sunscreen
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 15:30 Check-in at Kailua-Kona Pier
  • 16:00 Captain Cook Sunset Dinner Cruise & Drink Service (2.5 hrs)
    maitai Enjoy a delicious local style dinner featuring favorites like Kalua Pork & Braised Purple Cabbage, Ginger Shoyu Braised Beef and Pineapple Glazed Chicken on a relaxing catamaran cruise of Kealakekua Bay, backdropped by Captain Cook's Historic Monument. (See FAQ section below for details.)
  • Live Entertainment
    A highlight of this Kona sunset cruise is the live entertainment, featuring classic Hawaiian songs and engaging local commentary delivered by Big Island local performers.
  • 19:00 Return to Harbor
Package detail / Schedule
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
    • Wheelchair Accessibility: Body Glove Cruises is wheelchair friendly, with a customized boarding ramp and portable extensions accommodating all wheelchairs including manual, electric and scooter. The lower deck of the 65 ft (20 m) catamaran is fully accessible from bow to stem including tables and restrooms.
    • You must be 21 & over to consume alcoholic beverages.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • A valid government issued photo I.D. is required to consume any alcoholic beverages.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • For those requiring special dietary needs, gluten free, vegan and vegetarian requests are available at no extra charge with 48 hours prior notice.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Drinks are available for purchase.
    • Complimentary parking available.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 90.
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What if I am prone to seasickness?
  • Consider taking an over the counter motion sickness preventative before your cruise if you are worried about sea sickness. Ginger candies are provided aboard this Body Glove cruise, which may help alleviate symptoms. The fully-stocked bar also serves a ginger beverage that may help some travelers enjoy this Kona sunset cruise just a little bit more.
What should I wear to this activity?
  • It is recommended that you wear casual, resort or "Aloha" attire. A light jacket or sweater will come in handy once the sun goes down.
When should I arrive?
  • Boarding is 30 minutes prior to departure time at the Kailua Pier. The Kailua Pier is located in the heart of downtown Kailua Kona, ocean front of the King Kamehameha Courtyard Marriott Kona Beach Hotel. Due to heavy traffic and road construction, please allow extra drive time for traffic delays.

    The following are the current suggested drive times:
    Kailua-Kona - 30 Minutes
    Keauhou - 45 Minutes
    Waikoloa Resorts - 1.5 Hours
    Hilo & Volcano - 3 Hours
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. (groups of 9 or less)
    Any cancellations made after 18:00, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. (groups of 10 or more)
USD 149.19
USD 149.19

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.54/5.00) 4.54 / 5
(65 reviews)

Pick-up Not available
Duration 3.5 hour(s)
Availability Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Meal Dinner, Appetizers


We’ve taken this cruise several times and love it every time! The food is excellent, the crew is so ...more
Excellent time. Good food, beautiful sunset, interesting history from speaker, outstanding live music.
Our family attended the dinner cruise on Thanksgiving and we were not disappointed. The food and scenery were both excellent, and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and was able to answer question...more

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Body Glove Captain Cook Sunset Dinner Cruise to Kealakekua Bay with Live Music