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Take a Cruise on the Coolest Tiki Boat in Town

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Take a cruise on the historic Buffalo River and inner harbor on the coolest tiki boat in town. Sip on a Tiki Cocktail or a cold beer, wine, or mixed drink.  Soda or water are also available.

Bring up to 42 of your friends and family and enjoy the cruise while listening to music.

The Big Kahuna is perfect for bachelorette and bachelor parties, corporate events, birthdays, anniversaries, retirement parties, or a teachers’ night out!

There is a full bar on board that is cash or credit.  There are also snacks available for purchase.  There is a clean restroom on board.


DO NOT BRING COOLERS, LARGE DUFFLE BAGS OR TOTE BAGS.  DO NOT BRING YOU OWN BEVERAGES. We have a liquor license.  Due to strict guidelines from the New York State Liquor Authority all beverages must be purchased from Big Kahuna. If you are booking for a group please inform your guests of this policy. Failure to comply will result in an immediate return to the dock and termination of the cruise/charter.  No refunds will be given.


There may be street parking available in Canalside on Llyod Street, Hanover Street or Prime Street.  There are two lots under the Skyway along Pearl Street, Commercial Street and Marine Drive.  There are also parking spots on these same streets.  Parking is also available in the LECOM Harborcenter parking ramp.  There may be a charge for parking.