We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Honolulu Harbor

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Honolulu Waterfront, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Pearl Harbor and Honolulu City Combination Tour
More Info
and up
Open-Door Helicopter Tour over Oahu
More Info
and up
45-minute Oahu Helicopter Tour: Hidden Oahu

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 102 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 25
  • 25
    Very good
  • 15
  • 2
  • 1
Very Nice Harbor

It's certainly a very nice harbor, but not a must see if you have limited time in Hawaii. I wouldn't spend more than an hour here.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
New York City, New York
Add Photo Write a Review

102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 68: English reviews
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
452 reviews
322 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's certainly a very nice harbor, but not a must see if you have limited time in Hawaii. I wouldn't spend more than an hour here.

Thank Mark42139
Level Contributor
37 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

This is a pretty harbor with sites to see, Aloha Tower, old ships to visit, dinner cruise ships, Coast Guard ships to tour.

Thank Rlcdfox
Honolulu, Hawaii
Level Contributor
152 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I see Honolulu Harbor from my office every day and often, as i did recently, walking to Aloha Tower. A splendid place to watch the water traffic and enjoy the tropical scenery.

Thank Malillysr
Lombard, Illinois
Level Contributor
1,601 reviews
728 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I did some of the tours and walked a bit around the harbor. It was really hot out but the views from the harbor were pretty cool. Lots of military ships and even some fighters flew over. It's a cool spot.

Thank LostALot22
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
91 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Took the two young children for a stroll to see the harbour, the boats, the colourful fish in the harbour waters and wonder at the size of the Star of Honolulu and the Spirit of America as well as other yachts and merchant vessels. They were enthralled. The wreck of the Fall of Clyde ship docked at Pier 8 the... More 

Thank Ozzietyke1
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
83 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

I love going to the harbor, either to eat at one of the restaurants or take a dinner cruise out of it ( I have been on both Star of Honolulu and Majestic) seeing the Aloha Tower reminds me of Hawaii in the 50s

Thank Ken M
ontario canada
Level Contributor
308 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

This is a nice place to stroll by near the cruise terminal. Went for a walk around the Aloha marketplace and stayed for a drink

Thank pinn
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
165 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

Take the bus tour to speed past the skyscrapers into the shopping malls and out to Waikiki beach. You can still see palms, sand and surf between the cracks in the concrete but it is disappearing fast - drowning in designer. The bus takes a circuit past the museum of art, memorials, gardens and embassies as well as the downtown.... More 

Thank Susan C
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
573 reviews
169 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

The Honolulu Harbor! Home of the Falls of Clyde and the Aloha Tower. Visiting Honolulu, Hawaii can take several trips to see much that Oahu has to offer. The Harbor is a favorite tourist destination from Hawaii Five O and Steve Mc Garret!

Thank Jiro_Kaneshiro
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
2,460 reviews
466 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

There are many types of boats here from pleasure craft to dinner cruise vessels, as well as cruise ships, tour boats and the occasional tall ship. The Aloha Tower is prominently in the middle and certainly is something historical.

Thank Allen21096

Travelers who viewed Honolulu Harbor also viewed


Been to Honolulu Harbor? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Honolulu Harbor and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
west middlesex, pa
5 months ago
Boston, Massachusetts

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Honolulu Harbor staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?