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Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises

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Address: 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...

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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US$36.00*
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Whale-Watching Cruise from Oahu with Optional Breakfast or Lunch
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US$149.00*
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Oahu Casual Sunset Dinner and Show Cruise
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US$109.00*
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Rock-A-Hula Luau Buffet and Show

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Joanne and I had a romantic evening. Dinner was good, music fine, but the show and dancers - you would not want to miss. Considering there are four decks, each holding about 300... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Joanne and I had a romantic evening. Dinner was good, music fine, but the show and dancers - you would not want to miss. Considering there are four decks, each holding about 300 guess, Service was acceptable, food was pre-cooked to facilitate service. At the end, on the way back to the port, the band got every one on deck-1... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service and food were fantastic. The cruise went up and down the Waikiki coast line with a wonderful view of Waikiki and downtown Honolulu. A nice Polynesian show followed dinner. Over all a wonderful experience. A little pricey but very enjoyable.

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Vineland, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to do a whale watch trip and this was advertised as the one to do. Was very surprised with the number of whales we saw. Never being on a whale watch before, I kinda thought I would see them jumping out of the water. That's only in the movies. BUT, we did see a bunch of them porpoising and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Knowing that actually getting to see whales is not guaranteed, we went with the cheapest option. With a coupon (from one of the free tourist magazines), it was $60 (plus tax) for the early bird whale watching ride. We did not include breakfast. They did allow people to carry drinks and snacks on board. The boat was comfortable and did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don and I wanted to find a special place to have dinner our last night in Honolulu this trip. So when we found out about the Star of Honolulu and its sunset dinner cruise, we decided that would be perfect. When we arrived at Pier 8 we were greeted by hula dancers and musicians, making us feel as if we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I went on this cruise as it was our last night in Hawaii and we were looking forward to the dinner and fireworks. Just after the delicious buffett she was very seasick and we spent the cruise on the back of the ship. I'd like to thank the staff for all their help and concern with her... More 

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StarsofParadise, Public Relations Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this review

Aloha kelbel61, Thank you very much for choosing Star of Honolulu to wrap up your vacation here in Hawaii! Although it was unfortunate for your daughter to get seasick, we sincerely appreciate all your wonderful compliments about your dinner cruise experience. Mahalo again for visiting us, and we hope you had a wonderful stay in Hawaii! Mahalo, Star of Honolulu... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were treated like royalty . Meeting the Captain for a photo, wait staff were great. We had the top reservation. Food was wonderful and had a nice presentation. Entertainment was good.

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StarsofParadise, Public Relations Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this review

Aloha Gerrie714, Thank you for visiting us recently! From the entertainment to the dinner portion, we're delighted you had a great time on your dinner cruise. We hope to welcome you aboard again very soon! Mahalo, Star of Honolulu 'Ohana More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun on this cruise. I enjoyed the food, entertainment and fireworks. The crew was great!

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StarsofParadise, Public Relations Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this review

Aloha Leigh W, We're elated to hear you had a wonderful time onboard to celebrate your company's Christmas party! We appreciate you leaving a review, and we hope you'll join us again to try our other dinner packages! Mahalo, Star of Honolulu 'Ohana More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided this might be something worth exploring as an event to see the fireworks and a sight of Honolulu from the ocean side. We were not disappointed. The entertainment was excellent and very locally orientated. The food included a lobster each and well as a small steak later on - excellent. Hugely better food than Chief's... More 

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StarsofParadise, Public Relations Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this review

Aloha Savvy255100, Mahalo for sharing your review with the TripAdvisor community. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your dinner cruise, the wonderful views and of course, the fireworks show! We appreciate your kind remarks, and we hope you keep us in mind for your future Hawaii travels! Mahalo, Star of Honolulu 'Ohana More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Friday night sunset dinner cruise is really a good evening. The ship had three decks and three separate cruising options. If you just want the cruise and aren't concerned about the food go with the cheapest. We opted for the second tier because it was our anniversary and they offered steak and lobster and premium drinks. For this one... More 

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StarsofParadise, Public Relations Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this review

Aloha James S, Thank you for sharing your detailed, stellar 5-star review! It is so wonderful to hear you had a delightful time on our Three Star Sunset Dinner & Show. And we couldn't agree more! Not only is our Maine lobster and tenderloin steak sumptuous, but the Big Island Okinawan Mashed Potatoes are to die for! We're very glad... More 

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