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Best Dinner Cruises In Maui, Hawaii - Updated 2020

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Maui is a Hawaiian island in the Central Pacific Ocean. The island has many natural wonders to explore, including the Haleakala National Park where Maui’s highest volcanic peak, Haleakala can be seen. Ohe’o Gulch is a fascinating place with waterfalls and pools to explore. The island also has 30 miles (48.3 kilometers) of golden sandy beach to enjoy, including the popular Kaanapali Beach and Kapalua Beach. Snorkelers should head to Molokini with its islets and diving site. The island can be explored by traveling the scenic and beautiful Hana Highway, along which hiking adventures and rainforests await. While the island and its beaches have adventures for everyone to enjoy, sometimes it’s nice to get out on the water to enjoy some of the best dinner cruises in Maui, Hawaii.

1. Fill yourself in at this four-course sunset dinner cruise (from USD 104.0)

After an enjoyable day of exploring Maui, climb on board for a two-hour sunset cruise around the islands of Lana’i and Moloka’i with the blue Pacific Ocean as a backdrop. The maximum number of guests is 10. Start off the evening with chilled cocktails and a choice of delicious appetizers before enjoying a fresh salad. Head into a choice of main dishes and entrees including shrimp and chicken dishes made Hawaiian style followed by delicious desserts. Vegetarian options are available as well as tropical juices, micro-brewed beer, sodas, and wine.

Sunset Dinner Cruise: Four Course Dining Experience from Lahaina

Duration: 2 hours

10 reviews

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2. Dance as you cruise across the Maui shoreline (from USD 117.0)

This romantic dinner cruise heads out from Lahaina Harbor along the shoreline of Maui, offering the best views of a colorful sunset against the West Maui Mountains. A musician serenades you as you enjoy a delicious meal while you gaze at Molokai and Lanai as they go by. Three tasty cocktails are included with the three-course meal, which includes mahi-mahi, roasted chicken or vegetarian meatballs. Following the meal, relax on the open deck, dancing and gazing at the stars together while enjoying panoramic views over the skyline and stars.

Maui Sunset Dinner and Dance Cruise from Lahaina Harbor

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

10 reviews

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3. Receive premium services at this sunset dinner cruise

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This premium sunset dinner cruise takes you from Lahaina Harbor along the scenic coast of Maui. As you sail along, listen to island music and storytelling while soaking up the glorious views. Your attentive waiting staff serves up a choice of appetizers, fresh salad, an entree of shrimp, chicken or vegetarian ingredients and a delicious dessert, along with a selection of Mai Tais, Maui Brewing Co. Beer, and wine. Watch the magnificent colors of the Maui sunset as you go. To make the cruise more enjoyable, find out that your cruise also benefits the environment through the various programs run by these eco-friendly vessels.

Maui Sunset Premium Dinner Cruise

Address: Lahaina Harbor, Maui

Website: Maui Sunset Premium Dinner Cruise

Opening hours: 5:30pm - 7:30pm (daily)

Price: 77 - 113 USD

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4. Experience the romantic Maui Princess dinner cruise

Elua Beach, Maui, Sunset - panoramio
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This romantic sunset cruise aboard the Maui Princess offers beautiful views, delicious food, dancing, and an open bar. Climb aboard the 1200-ft (365.8 meters) luxury yacht in Lahaina Harbor to take in 360-degree views over the west shoreline and West Maui Mountains as the sun drops into the Pacific Ocean. While the colors fill the sky, cruise past Molokai, Lanai, and the Lahaina city lights, while tucking into a three-course meal. All tables are on the upper deck with views and a solo musician entertains you with dancing music as you go. In season, view the dolphins and Humpback whales as they frolic close by.

Maui Princess Dinner Cruise

Address: Lahaina Harbor, Maui

Website: Maui Princess Dinner Cruise

Opening hours: 5:30pm - 8pm (daily)

Price: 99.95 USD

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More options including sunset cocktail cruises

5. Enjoy a glass of champagne on a sunset sailing cruise (from USD 91.4)

dinner cruise in maui | enjoy a glass of champagne on a sunset sailing cruise

There is nothing quite so romantic as sailing into a gorgeous sunset with a glass of champagne in hand. On this cruise, board Paragon at Lahaina Harbor to set out on a sailing cruise along the pretty West Coast of Maui. While sailing along, enjoy the view, including spotting humpback whales in the season between December and May. Snack on delicious hot and cold hors-d’oeuvres while sipping champagne, or if that is not to your taste, a good cold beer or tasty cold craft cocktail or Mai Tai. The cruise lasts two hours and, as it can get windy, a light jacket is recommended.

Maui: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Champagne from Lahaina

Duration: 2 hour

9 reviews

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6. Get aboard the Calypso for a sunset cocktail party (from USD 59.0)

Climb on board the triple-deck catamaran Calypso for an enjoyable sail from Maalaea Harbor. While gazing at the beautiful shades of the sunset, enjoy two drinks included in the price, either a Mai Tai, a good glass of wine or Maui Brewing Company beer. Watch an on-board video presentation to learn about the extraordinary marine life that lives in the waters off of Maui. The two-hour cruise gives plenty of time to explore all three decks and meet fellow passengers or in season, watch as the humpback whales perform for your pleasure out in the water.

Sunset Cocktail Cruise Aboard the Calypso from Ma'alaea Harbor

Duration: 2 hours

1 review

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7. Revel in live music and fine drinks on a sunset cruise (from USD 91.0)

Party hearty on this two-hour sunset cruise on a sailing catamaran, departing from Kaanapali Beach. Along the way, listen to great live music performed by local musicians, with a range of unique, contemporary and reggae versions of some of your favorite songs while watching the sky turn to a beautiful colorful display. There is an open bar available serving a range of drinks and appetizers, or “pupus” as they are called in Hawaii.

Maui Sunset Sailing Cruise With Live Music

Duration: 2 hours

2 reviews

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See Maui the best way - from the water

Watch as the island turns into a colorful and beautiful display after you climb on board a luxury yacht or catamaran to enjoy one of the best champagne, cocktail or dinner cruises in Maui, Hawaii. Delicious food, beautiful vistas, and tasty cocktails make the evening romantic and perfect! A moment to remember forever.

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Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

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