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Ali'i Kai Dinner Cruise


Capture the beauty and excitement of Hawaii by dining aboard the world's largest Polynesian catamaran. Discover the richness of Polynesian culture and cuisine, and learn about local myths and legends while watching a traditional dance performance.


Accompanied by the warm, salty ocean air, Ruler of the Sea cruises in sight of Waikiki’s famous coastline. Relax as the sun slips into the evening and Honolulu readies herself for nightfall. Indulge in local cuisine from the buffet while the crew prepares your entertainment.

Feast your eyes on the dazzling Polynesian show—pounding drums and rhythmic chanting weave together to provide the tempo for traditional Polynesian dancing. When the dancers finish, take your turn to dance the night away on the spacious dance floor, framed by the fiery twilight sky.


  • Dinner cruise
  • All-you-can-eat Polynesian buffet
  • Live entertainment (Polynesian dance show and live music)
  • One standard cocktail or beverage
  • Roundtrip transportation from Waikiki

Sample menu

(Menus are subject to change without notice.)

Dinner menu:
Ali’i Kai salad bowl with island dressings
Chinese chicken salad
Lomi Lomi salmon–diced ripe tomatoes with scallions and cured salmon
Pineapple cole slaw
Kim Chee Won Bok
Chef’s antipasti salad
Fresh Maui Gold Pineapple
Steamed rice
Roasted red potatoes and dill
Mango teriyaki chicken on Chinatown noodles
Hawaiian kalua pork with bok choy and Maui onions
Fresh silver salmon on coconut spinach with mandarins
Steamed fresh vegetable potpourri
Chef’s dessert
Freshly baked Hawaiian sweetbread rolls

Gluten-free menu:
Grilled chicken and salmon with lemon
Steamed broccoli florets and baby carrots
Roasted red potatoes
Chef’s gluten-free dessert of the day

Vegetarian menu:
Baked vegetarian lasagna
Grilled seasonal vegetables
Salad bar
Fresh fruit
Sweet taro rolls with butter


Approximately 2 hours

Departure time and location

Approximately 4:05 PM; from select Waikiki Hotels

Return time and location

Approximately 7:30 PM; to select Waikiki Hotels


Cruise route may vary due to weather or sea conditions. Participation is complimentary for children age 4 and younger, who must sit on an adult's lap. If you require a seat for a child age 4 and younger, please book a child's admission ticket. Ali'i Kai reserves the right to modify cruise itineraries due to weather or sea conditions. Prices, cruise features, and/or menu are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions

This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to 48 hours before the scheduled start of this Activity. Otherwise the product is 100% non-refundable and non-transferable.

Book Activity

Ali'i Kai Dinner Cruise
Qty Rate Type Price Each
Adult (12+) $84.42
Child $56.01
Infant $0.00
Ali'i Kai Dinner Cruise with Fireworks
Qty Rate Type Price Each
Adult (12+) $92.54
Child $64.13