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Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises

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Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813
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Hawaii's most popular sunset dinner cruise! Embark on a romantic dinner cruise aboard the luxurious, award-winning 1,500-passenger Star of Honolulu. It is Hawaii's only A.D.A. compliant ship with 3 types of stabilizers ensuring smooth sailing. Recent $1 million interior renovation of our 4 spacious decks and 6 dining rooms feature the best views and highest quality of food, service and Hawaiian entertainment. Don't miss whale watching in season (Dec - Apr) with Whale Guarantee and "Child FREE" special! Widest variety of dinner cruise options.
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  • Average9%
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Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everything about our visit was awesome!! We were able to see quite a few whales and enjoy a nice lunch.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked with this company because it's big and the reviews looked promising. We took lots of great pictures of the Oahu shoreline, ocean, and even a few pics of Whales. My wife and i both thought it was well worth the money just for...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Star of Honululu in Hawaiian waters. Nice cultural show, but where's the Hawaiian beer and food.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My beautiful wife and I and booked the Friday night dinner Cruise and Fireworks. The meal was steak and Lobster, and a couple complimentary drinks, and a 3 hours cruise because it was the Friday night fireworks at the Hilton. The ship leaves from the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Caught sunset dinner cruise with friends decent price and plenty of food. Music and show. Enjoyed the view I’d Waikiki from the water.

Thank Steven L
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Stars_of_Paradise, Food & Beverage Operations Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for sharing about your experience here on Trip Advisor. We're glad you enjoyed the views of the south shore! We hope to see you again one day. Mahalo, Chris

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful trip, lunch was great and so much to chose from. Saw some whales, our guide Joel was great fun. An amazing trip well worth it.

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Stars_of_Paradise, Food & Beverage Operations Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for posting here on trip advisor about your Whale Watch Cruise. We're glad to read that Joel took good care of you during your cruise! We hope to see you back for the next whale watching season. Mahalo, Chris

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whale watching lunch buffet cruise (the buffet was optional), was a fantastic way to spend the afternoon. The boat was really big and there was plenty of seating indoors and out, on multiple levels. Joel, Rose and Kara were especially fun and awesome, and...More

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Stars_of_Paradise, Food & Beverage Operations Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, We're happy to read that you had such a wonderful time on your Whale Watch Cruise! We'll make sure to share your review with the team! We hope to see you again for next year's whale watching season. Mahalo, Chris

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome food ,entertainment and the best crew with perfect service .Highly recommend anyone visiting Honolulu take the cruise Great for all ages

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Stars_of_Paradise, Food & Beverage Operations Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for posting a review of your experience and the recommendation! We're happy to read that you had a great time on your dinner cruise. We hope to see you back out on the water with us soon! Mahalo, Chris

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sailed on the lunchtime cruise, but elected to just watch for the whales. We got to see two whales close to the ship! Also enjoyed a chat with Kara, the naturalist on the cruise. She was very knowledgeable about marine life. In addition to...More

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Stars_of_Paradise, Food & Beverage Operations Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for posting a review! We're happy you had an enjoyable experience on your whale watching cruise with your Naturalist Kara. We hope to see you back again soon! Mahalo, Chris

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took Early Bird Watch just because that's the only available time I had that day. Literally have no clue what is the best time to see whales (whether it's morning or arvo or evening). We departed at 8.45 AM and cruised for around 2...More

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Stars_of_Paradise, Food & Beverage Operations Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for posting here on Trip Advisor. We're glad you had an enjoyable experience with us on your Whale Watch Cruise. We do please ask that no outside food or beverage (with the exception of water and baby food) be taken onto our...More

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glenna t
1 February 2018|
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Response from Charles K | Reviewed this property |
Depending on what hotel you staying at, there is a shuttle service but if it doesn’t come to your hotel, you may have to walk a couple blocks to get it.
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Catherine H
27 July 2017|
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Response from dawn v | Reviewed this property |
Our specific cruise was steak and lobster. Didn't see any young children on board. They may have different cruises for couples versus families. I would call and check with them.
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8 June 2017|
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Response from dawn v | Reviewed this property |
Very casual. almost anything goes as long as you are presentable. I saw some people dressed up and others like my husband and I that were very casual. I wore capri pants and a nice top.
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