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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
Phone Number: +1 808 983 7827
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Description: 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, starting at just $79.
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Lots of Whale Watching & Fun Easter Activities!!

We arrived at 10:30am on Easter morning to pick up our tickets and wait to board the Star of Honolulu for their Whale Watch (12-2pm) Easter Brunch Cruise. We waited for an hour in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

First I loved that this cruise would pick you up. I think there was a $12 charge but it was well worth it for peace of mind and no stress. Then the boat was huge with different levels for taking pictures on. They greeted the guests with a drink as they escorted them to their table. The staff was well... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I booked the 5-star dinner cruise on the Star of Honolulu. The cruise could not have gone any better! The crew did their absolute best to make our night as special as it could be. We felt very honored the whole night. They made us a special off-menu drink after our proposal and our limo even got upgraded at the... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I decided to take my visiting relatives on the Star cruise to celebrate my niece's 18th birthday. We had four children ranging in age from 5years to 18.The dinner was lots of fun, cracking crab and watching the fabulous view. The Polynesian review was just amazing and the children were mesmerized. We all loved getting up and dancing with the... More 

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Pearl City, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We went on 7 April which is late in the whale watching season. The crowd was sparse so no problems getting around and all you wanted to eat at the buffet. The buffet was very good and plentiful due to a less than 50% crowd. We had a party of 5 (4 adults and 1 child) and all enjoyed their... More 

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Chicago
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We booked this for the last night of our honeymoon. We were picked up on time by a coach bus and driven to the harbor to board the ship. The food was great. My husband really enjoyed the all you can eat crab legs. The only downside was that the show was set to start right around the same time... More 

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Waimanalo, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We arrived at 10:30am on Easter morning to pick up our tickets and wait to board the Star of Honolulu for their Whale Watch (12-2pm) Easter Brunch Cruise. We waited for an hour in the hot sun to board the ship. Boarding was congested as they took Easter themed pictures of each party prior to seating. We boarded precisely at... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Star of honolulu is fabulous ship. Staff were friendly and prices were reasonable. Unfortunately we didn't see any whales ( very close to end of season) but did receive a whale cheque to return for free. Unfortunately we could not take this up as we had done on last day of trip to honolulu, my advice would be do this... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We booked this cruise while in honolulu. We did not want to spend too much o this just in case we did not see whales. There was a an earlybirdspecial for 28.00 per person without breakfast. Staff was knowledgeable and informative. We saw many whales during the 2 hour tour. The tour was was punctual and went without a hitch.... More 

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Greencastle, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Went on the Friday night dinner cruise, fireworks and all you can eat crab legs. Extremely poor service most of the people around us had finished salads and drinks before we even got served, waiter told us they had way under estimated the number of people that night. I would not call 8 crab legs all you can eat, and... More 

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

Aloha, and thank you for joining us recently. We sincerely apologize that the experience did not meet your expectations. The Star Sunset Dinner & Show Cruise that you’ve selected is probably our most popular product on Friday nights. It's the right balance of plentiful and flavorful dinner, and eventful evening, full of value and fun. We do offer other products... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Great whale watching tour. Staff was very knowledgeable and approachable for questions. We saw a lot of whales including a calf breaching (highlight). The Captain was very respectful of the whales and their location. I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Oahu. It was a great way to spend the afternoon.

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