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Waikiki Sunset Cocktail Cruise

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From USD 96.75

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

View the Hawaiian sunset from the deck of a luxury catamaran during this 1.5-hour cruise from Oahu. Glide along the coastline from Waikiki towards Diamond Head while enjoying the vibrant colors of the island sunset, appetizers, two alcoholic drinks and unlimited non-alcoholic drinks.
  • 1.5-hour Oahu sunset cocktail cruise with appetizers
  • Sail by power catamaran from Waikiki toward Diamond Head
  • Watch the sun set over the Pacific Ocean
  • Savor a pupu platter and sip two complimentary bar drinks
  • Enjoy unlimited nonalcoholic drinks and discounted beer

What's Included

  • 2 alcoholic drinks
  • Unlimited nonalcoholic drinks
  • Pupu appetizers
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • 1125 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
    Honu Olani is at Slip F28. Located at the front row of boats off of Ala Moana Boulevard. Look for the yellow sign "Hawaii Nautical".

Return Details

  • Returns to original departure point

What To Expect

This 53-foot (16-meter) catamaran has plenty of space to spread out, so find a seat wherever suits you and enjoy the scenery as your boat glides out of the harbor. 

While you cruise south along the coast toward Diamond Head, check out the spread of appetizers like a cheese plate, caramelized onion meatballs and Kalua pork wontons with sweet chili sauce. Cash in your two provided drink tickets for wine, beer or a cocktail from the bar. Additional drinks are available for purchase, and you are welcome to unlimited non-alcoholic beverages.

When the catamaran reaches Diamond Head, the captain will swing the boat around for the best view of the sunset. Watch the sun's light change on the prominent crater that forms Diamond Head, one of Oahu's most famous landmarks. Be sure to bring your camera for spectacular photo ops. Relax and unwind as the sun sinks below the horizon, then enjoy the short ride back to the pier.

Diamond Head State Monument (Pass By)

Hawaii's most recognized landmark. Diamond Head is a volcanic tuff cone on the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu and known to Hawaiians as Lēʻahi. The Hawaiian name is most likely derived from lae plus ʻahi because the shape of the ridgeline resembles the shape of a tuna's dorsal fin

Waikiki Beach (Pass By)

Cruise the beautiful Waikiki coast look for Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles (Honu),Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins (Nai’a), Humpback Whales (Kohola) [in season] When the captain turns around at Diamond Head (Le’ahi), admire the darkening silhouette of the prominent crater — one of Hawaii's most renowned landmarks. The boat pauses here so you can bask in the sunset glow over the sea and look for the elusive ‘green flash’ on the horizon before returning alongside a glittering skyline to Waikiki

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Minimum age is 21 years to consume alcohol
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions; if canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • This is a barefoot cruise; your shoes will be kept at the pier while you're on the boat
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 80 travellers
Operated by Hawaii Nautical

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on sanitisation during Waikiki Sunset Cocktail Cruise?

A:The policies on sanitisation are:

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
See all safety measures taken by Waikiki Sunset Cocktail Cruise.

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Waikiki Sunset Cocktail Cruise?

A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Waikiki Sunset Cocktail Cruise.

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Traveller Tips


This is a must for everyone who is visiting Oahu.
This is a must do when you go for either romantic couple time or if you want to get that perfect picture of the island and Diamond Head mountain.
The view from a catamaran is the best way to view Waikiki Beach from the water.
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Sunset sisters!
Maureen_E, Jan 2022
Exactly what we expected! Beautiful sunset, whale sightings and excellent hosts! Oh and the Mai tais were perfect!
Very Nice Cruise!
Kathleen_G, Jan 2022
A very beautiful cruise with a warm and welcoming crew! They even took song requests. We didn't see any whales but the cruise before ours did. We loved it.
Cocktails and Whales
Glenn_B, Jan 2022
Amazing sunset cruise with our family!! The crew was outstanding and friendly. The cocktails were great but the surprise of the evening was a spectacular whale show. We couldn’t believe it!! How lucky we were to see this family of whales. After almost two years of this pandemic, this cruise was just what we needed. Thanks to all who work the cruise. We will definitely recommend to all we know coming to Honolulu. Mahalo!
A real treat!
Felicia_L, Dec 2021
The crew was incredible! They truely made the experience. They were kind and accomodating and we had so much fun. I live in the city and it was so nice to experience it in a different way.
Awesome night
Brian_G, Dec 2021
The crew was great, the bento boxes and drinks were great as well. Very nice, clean boat and they took us all around the harbor.
It wasn’t what we expected.
Mark_S, Dec 2021
Unfortunately getting on and off the boat was very dangerous, especially for seniors. Must be improved.
Must do
Chanalyn_A, Dec 2021
Trip was great. Staff were very friendly and encouraged a good time. Played great music. Food, not so much.
Sunset cruise...and WHALES!!!!!
melanie_n, Dec 2021
Oh my gosh, Best catamaran cruise I could have hoped for! We saw 2 whales...WOW!!!!! The Crew were fantastic at their jobs, and fun to socialize with! Couldn't have asked for more!!! Highly recommended this cruise!!!!
Fun, Scenic Cruise!
Paul_M, Dec 2021
We really enjoyed this excursion. Nice boat, fun crew, absolutely beautiful scenery. Although we did not have food and drink it was provided and looked good. Captain Greg and crew made it a very nice cruise. Highly recommend!
We saw a whale!
Anonymous, Dec 2021
This cruise was great and it exceeded my expectations. We saw a whale, rainbow and the green flash at sunset! This cruise was a Christmas gift to my family while we were visiting and it was fantastic! For those worried about getting seasick, you don't go that far out into the ocean, and the ride was smooth as silk. A special shout out to the crew: Greg, Natalie and Amanda. They did a great job. The drinks were good, we were perfectly positioned to see a beautiful sunset and the other attendees friendly. A great time was had by all!
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