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Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises

Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813
+1 808 983 7827
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$49*
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Ranked #96 of 355 Activities in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Dinner Theaters, Boat Tours, Food & Drink
Owner description: Hawaii's most popular sunset dinner cruise! Embark on a romantic...
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Type: Dinner Theaters, Boat Tours, Food & Drink
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: 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, starting at just $79.
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Batemans Bay
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

It was our first night in Honolulu and it didn't disappoint! The ship looked magnificent, there was a wecoming band and dancers hula-ing us onto the ship. The food was amazing, a light salad to start with a delicious dressing, great plates of crab legs, the macadamia ice cream finished it off with a darn lip smacking smile! The hula... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We paid for the 3 star option which was a 5 course meal with Lobster & Steak, I must say the 1st two courses were confusing & not the best. The cheese & fruit you had to stand up yourself to get and the second course of "Traditional Hawaiian Greens" was nothing more then different varieties of lettuce and rocket.... More 

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Benson, Arizona
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8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Didn't expect the food to be as good as it is. We opted for the regular buffet because my husband doesn't care for crab or lobster. The roast beef was awesome. There is a nice selection of desserts too. The service is excellent And the entertainment is also beyond our expectation. We had an awesome fun time and highly recommend... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This was, together with our friends,our dinner cruise for the third time, in five years! We really enjoyed it every time. It was so beautiful for us, the excellent lobster/steak dinner, very professional staff, who were so friendly and so quick service, perfect music with beautiful Polynesian dancing> Many guests were celebrating their "Honeymoon" and anniversaries, great atmosphere. This was... More 

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Waianae, Hawaii
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Retired to Hawaii 5 yrs ago, like "All you can eat crab dinner cruise". Highly recommend for a fun evening out and Quality night view of Honolulu. Dinner quality and service have only changed slightly from visit to visit, their goal is high quality. The dancers and entertainment top of the line..... "They have fun and you know it! Had... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was a first class cruise; food was excellent and entertainment great. The views of the sunset and Honolulu at night were spectacular.

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Richmond, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Awful experience! My wife and I went on a sunset dinner cruise. I am not a racist but I need to observe that there were about 10 Americans on board on a ship that holds 1000 (?). Primarily Japanese tourists. The food was barely mediocre and the service was terrible. Our waiter was awkward and, likely inexperienced, and barely spoke.... More 

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

Aloha, and thank you for joining us recently on the Star of Honolulu. We apologize that your experience was unsatisfactory. Being in business for over 55 years, most guests are pleased with our cruise, but we do serve all guests, regardless of ethnicity, and pride ourselves on our own kitchen for consistent quality, and our own entertainment cast, which is... More 

Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Did the Sunset Cruise with the Roast beef dinner. The cruise was nice, the hospitality was good and the show was fun. We were in the front part of the ship and it felt a bit dated and run down. Definitely not worth the $87 though....For the roast beef dinner, there wasn't a lot of choice in salads, meats etc.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

What can I say but excellent, great staff, fantastic food, wonderful entertainment, sunset, great views - makes for a wonderful Hawaiian experience - also went last time I was in Hawaii with my mother - I loved it just as much this time

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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266 reviews 266 reviews
217 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Although we have taken this dinner cruise boat twice in past years, we will not board this ship again? The sunset views may be incredible; if the weather conditions are good; however you may not get that opportunity; if during our rainy season. The only thing that has changed on this tour boast is the prices; as the cost continues... More 

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