Kona

Hawaii

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Cruises To Kona

Kona offers the quintessential Hawaii experience. Sunny, warm weather and crystal blue waters entice visitors to partake in a variety of surfside fun. Snorkel amongst a kaleidoscope of tropical marine life. Take a surfing lesson, a kayaking trip or head out to deeper waters for some deep-sea fishing. Check out our amazing Hawaii itinerary.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Kailua Pier
    Ship will ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    HAST (Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -10 hours.
  • Language
    The local language is English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    US Dollar (USD)
    Hawaiian jewelry, island wear, native crafts and kona coffee.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized Shore Excursions for historic tours, snorkeling, secret waterfalls and more! Bicycles, taxis and shuttles are available.
    • Famous For
      Famous for its bold coffee, vivid history, scenic coast and rich sealife.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Kona puts Hawaii on the map with its deliciously strong brew - visit a coffee farm to get a taste and see how it's made!
    • Tip
      South Kona's calm clear waters are perfect for snorkeling. For more activities read, Hawaii Cruises: Bites, Brews, and Breathtaking Views.

Kona TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Historic Kona

Explore historic Kona, stop at St. Benedict's painted church, and step back in time at Puuhonua O Honaunau, once a polit...

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Kona Mocha

Sample Kona Joe’s award winning trellised coffee, and melt-in-your-mouth chocolate from the Original Hawaiian Chocolate ...

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Captain Zodiac Raft, Snorkel & Dolphin Adventure

Head to Kealakekua Bay in a 24-foot Zodiac on this fast-paced adventure tour. Swim and snorkel in the bay’s protected wa...

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Scenic Taste of Hawaii

Indulge in generous samplings of Hawaii’s most iconic products on a culinary adventure that will begin at the Mountain T...

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Featured Kona CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Say aloha to paradise.

7-Day Hawaii, Round-trip Honolulu

Voted Best Hawai`i Itinerary for 14 years – Porthole Cruise Magazine. | The only cruise sailing 4 Hawaiian islands in 7 days year-round!
SHIP Pride of America
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Honolulu (Oahu);
Kahului (Maui); Hilo (Hawaii); Kona (Hawaii); Nāwiliwili (Kaua`i);
DISEMBARK Honolulu (Oahu);
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia

13-Day Hawaii & French Polynesia from Honolulu to Papeete

Experience Norwegian Jewel’s amazing renovations. | See the best of French Polynesia and Hawaii in one itinerary.
SHIP Norwegian Jewel
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Honolulu (Oahu);
Nāwiliwili (Kaua`i); Kona (Hawaii); Kahului (Maui); Hilo (Hawaii); Raiatea (French Polynesia); Bora Bora (French Polynesia); Moorea (French Polynesia);
DISEMBARK Papeete (Tahiti);
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Nuka Hiva, French Polynesia

14-Day Hawaii & French Polynesia from Papeete

See the world’s third tallest waterfall in Nuku Hiva. | Norwegian Jewel sparkles with new 2018 enhancements.
SHIP Norwegian Jewel
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Papeete (Tahiti);
Bora Bora (French Polynesia); Raiatea (French Polynesia); Moorea (French Polynesia); Nuku Hiva (French Polynesia); Hilo (Hawaii); Kona (Hawaii); Nāwiliwili (Kaua`i); Kahului (Maui);
DISEMBARK Honolulu (Oahu);
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