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  • The Spirit of Kona at dock
  • Leaping bottle nose dolphin at sunset
  • Full premium bar
  • Pacific Rim Dinner served buffet style
  • Live entertainment and dancing
  • Illuminated reef by the high intensity hull mounted lights
  • Manta Ray Ballet
  • The Dancing ladies get hula lessons from Keahi
  • Its always fun when the Mantas come


Evening on the Reef Glass Bottom Dinner Cruise   


Kona's only custom dinner cruise boat now with Complimentary Bar! 

Save $20 on adult couple

Use Discount Code: WEBBSC

**Discount Code is valid for Direct Bookings only on Blue Sea Cruises Inc. website. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion.

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Come aboard Kona’s only custom built dinner cruise vessel  Spirit of Kona, for a unique Hawaiian experience. This cruise combines the romance of a sunset cruise with the excitement of a floating Luau. The Spirit of Kona even offers nocturnal reef life viewed through illuminated underwater glass wells.

As you begin your cruise our musician will welcome and entertain you from the main deck stage. Remain on the main deck for dinner while sitting along the outer rail where you can enjoy unobstructed views. For a more romantic setting try the upper café deck with its table and chair dining. Each table with its own spectacular view.*** Be sure to stop at one of the on board bars for complimenatry drinks sure to please.

TripAdviser Cert of ExcellenceAs the Spirit of Kona travels along the scenic Kona Coast watch for spinner dolphins that can often be seen swimming at the bow. Humpback whales are regular companions on this dinner cruise during their annual migration to Hawaiian waters (December through April).**

Enjoy a delicious dinner served buffet style (menu link) as you watch the sun fall gently into the Pacific Ocean. After dinner, gather around the main deck glass bottom wells for a view of the night time reef. Guests who wish to remain on the upper deck can also enjoy the reef via an underwater camera that displays live video feed to a flat screen TV. Watch for reef life that can include tropical fish, turtles, sharks or other sea animals. The Kona Manta Ray will often make a late night appearance feeding on plankton drawn in by the underwater lights.  You never know what Mother Nature might deliver.

Now its time for the hula show where hula dances begin on the main deck stage and flow into the isles where passengers often join in the fun. After the show, it’s your turn to hit the dance floor and dance the night away to a lively mixture of oldies and contemporary music. We’ll have you dancing in the isles! Foders

The Spirit of Kona is the largest tour boat on the island and features 360-degree views from 2 covered decks. A custom balcony bow allows passengers on both decks to watch dolphins as they swim infront of the boat. Each deck has a full bar and buffet food station. The main deck has a stage for musicians, a dance floor, 2 large illuminated glass bottom wells, stool and bar seating along the outer rail and bench seating around glass bottom wells. The upper café deck has table and chair seating and a flat screen TV behind the bar displaying a live feed from an underwater camera.

You can roam both decks as you wish.

Enjoy the show and entertainment on the main deck or just relax on the upper deck and enjoy the view. 

* Complimentary Bar includes beer, wine, mai-tai's and mixed drinks. Blended Drinks and Top Shelf alcohols are available for an additional fee.

** Sealife sightings are not guaranteed.

*** Dinner seating: No table reservations accepted. Seating is 1st come first serve.

Blue Sea Cruises operates from the Kailua Pier across from the King Kamehameha Hotel.  The hotel address below my be used in your GPS. 

  • 75-5660 Palani Rd or Ali'i and Palani Road intersection see map

Round trip transportation available


Adults (12 years & up) $103.00 plus tax & fuel surcharge Total $115.38

Child (8-11 years) $79.00 plus tax & fuel surcharge Total $89.66

No children under the age of 8 are permitted on the Dinner Cruise



Departs Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday from the Kailua Kona Pier.  See Map. 

  Times vary through out the year.

Please see schedule below for departure times. 

  • January   5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • February   6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • March   6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • April   6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • May   6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • June   6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • July   6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • August   6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • September   6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • October   5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • November   5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • December   5:30pm to 7:30pm


book dinner cruise

Book Dinner Cruise - Evening on the Reef

  1. First select from the drop down a Dinner Cruise Calendar by date range or holiday during your Big Island visit.
  2. Click Calendar.  This defaults to current month so you may have to scroll to the date desired.
  3. Indicate guest type and numbers.
  4. Apply Discounts or adult couple codes. Couple Discounts must booked as Adult Couple.
  5. Transportation is offered in the pop up after you select your hotel.   Not all accomodations on the island are serviced by our tranfer service.  If  you do not see yours you will have to call for options. 
  6. For FIREWORKS OR VALENTINES DAY DINNER CRUISE select from the drop down below. For Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve or New Years Eve dinner cruises select holiday date in regular dinner cruise calendar

 Activity Date Dinner Entertainers

       Adult (Single)
       Child 8 - 11(No one under 8 allowed)

       Adult Couple(s) 
1 Couple = 2pax or 2 FARES Must select number here for Couple Discount and include code below.

      Discount Code (optional)** 

  (**All discounts are not to be combined with any other offer or promotion.) Discount must be entered correctly to apply.

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***Prices posted effective January 1st, 2013
General Information:

All tours depart from the Kailua Pier.
Check-in 30 minutes prior to departure

**The Evening on the Reef departure times vary the sunset. Please call our office at 331-8875 for exact times. No Children under eight (8) years of age are permitted on the dinner cruise.  You must be 21 years of age or older to receive alcoholic beverages **

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Dear Ray and Cindy,
I must tell you how much I enjoyed the cruise.
As a concierge for the Hilton Grand Vacation Clubs we are supposed to try the activities (I know that you know that!!). The cruise was one of the most enjoyable things I have done. You have put everything together in a wonderfully complete package. The evening was totally enjoyable.
This is the first activity that I have done that was flawless from start to finish. Not only was it flawless, but there was nothing incongruous - which is also different than any other activity. It was a very well thought out activity. I am now suggesting this to every guest as I think it will be a highlight for them.

Thank you so very much for the great evening on the reef.