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A Hawaii sunset dinner cruise is one of the top things to do for everyone visiting Oahu. Watch the sunset as you cruise Oahu's Honolulu or West Coast, and enjoy a relaxing dining experience while sipping on tropical cocktails. Find great deals and discounts on the best sunset sails with dinner. Make your reservation in advance, as most of the top sunset cruises are likely to sell out quickly.

Whether you are looking for a fun evening with family and friends or if you are seeking a romantic evening, Hawaii Activities has a selection of the best boats in Hawaii, and we can help you find the perfect sunset cruise for your vacation.


Oahu Sunset Dinner Cruises Highlights


Star of Honolulu: Hawaii’s largest dinner cruise vessel featuring 4 spacious decks. They offer four different dining options with live music and Polynesian show entertainment ranging from luxury, romantic, casual, or more festive experiences. You can customize your evening with a variety of special add-ons such as seat upgrades, celebration cakes, and premium bottles of wine and champagne.


Prince Kuhio: The only Waikiki sunset cruise that has an onboard chef preparing the food fresh during the cruise! Customers can enjoy a laid-back and relaxed atmosphere


Moana Catamaran: The 55ft sailing catamaran is a great option for customers looking for a more intimate and local-style cruise. They offer a wide variety of premium dinner options catered from Roy’s Waikiki restaurant.


Ocean Joy Catamaran: The only dinner cruise departing from Ko Olina Marina. The west side of the island offers the best sunset opportunities. It is the only dinner cruise that you can also get in the water and snorkel. It’s a great family-friendly casual cruise


Oahu Dinner Cruise Comparison

Dinner Cruise Drink Inclusion Dinner Selection Entertainment Capacity Departure Location Transportation Price
Moana Waikiki Sunset Dinner & BYOB Cocktail Sail BYOB Catered menu from Fatboy’s Hawaii 1 Hula Dancer
Onboard Audio System
48 Kewalo Basin Harbor Not available $$
Paradise Waikiki Sunset Cocktail Cruise with BBQ Dinner 1 Mai Tai BBQ Beef & Chicken Recorded Hawaiian Music & Captain’s Narration 149 Ala Wai Harbor Not Available $
Star of Honolulu - Pacific Star 1 Drink Buffet Dinner Hula Show 1500 Aloha Tower Waikiki $15 $$
Star of Honolulu - One Star 1 Drink Steak & Crab Legs Hula Show 1500 Aloha Tower Waikiki $15 $$
Star of Honolulu - Three Star 3 Drinks Lobster & Steak Live Jazz
Hula Show
1500 Aloha Tower Waikiki $15 $$$
Star of Honolulu - Five Star 4 Drinks 7-Course Fine Dining Dinner Live Jazz
Hula Show
1500 Aloha Tower Waikiki $15 $$$$
Majestic 1 Drink Island Style Buffet Piano Player
Hula Dancer
400 Aloha Tower Waikiki $15 $$$
Oceans & You Open Bar Island Fusion Cuisine Live Music
1 Hula Dancer
45 Kewalo Harbor Free from Waikiki $$$
Makani Catamaran 1 Drink Island Style Buffet Onboard Audio System 65 Kewalo Basin Free from Waikiki $$$
Ocean Joy Snorkel & Dinner Open Bar Island Style Buffet Onboard Audio System 49 Ko Olina Free from Waikiki $$$
Prince Kuhio 1 Mai Tai Steak & Shrimp 1 Hula Dancer
1 Fireknife Dancer
150 Kewalo Harbor Free from Waikiki $
Information subject to change. Please refer to the specific dinner cruise activity page to get the most updated information.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the most romantic Waikiki dinner cruise?

Star of Honolulu Luxury 5 Star Dinner is an excellent choice for a romantic evening out and are sure to impress your special someone.

If you re looking for a more casual atmosphere Moana Waikiki Dinner Cruise has great food options catered from Roy’s Waikiki and is also a great choice for a romantic Waikiki sunset cruise.


Which Honolulu Sunset Dinner Cruise is the most recommended for families with kids?

This Ko Olina Ocean Joy Sunset & Snorkel Cruise includes an island style buffet making it the perfect option for families with kids who like to stay active! Free transportation from Waikiki makes this option even better for those adults who would like to enjoy the included open bar.


What is the most affordable dinner cruise in Honolulu and Waikiki?

The Prince Kuhio Dinner Cruise and the Star of Honolulu Pacific Star Dinner Buffet are the most affordable waikiki dinner cruises.


Which Honolulu Sunset Dinner Cruise offers fine dining and is the most recommended to celebrate special occasions?

The Star of Honolulu Luxury 5 Star package features a 7-course dinner and live jazz. It offers an elegant and intimate atmosphere suited to celebrate life's most special moments; perfect for birthdays, anniversaries and engagements. You can also book a Vow Renewal on board the Star of Honolulu.


Are there any Honolulu Sunset Dinner Cruises that are wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant?

The Star of Honolulu is Oahu’s only Wheelchair accessible and fully ADA compliant vessel.

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Latest reviews of Dinner Cruises

Outstanding evening!

2022/05/07 Couples Jodi

The dinner was amazing and had plenty of food. The show was also very good. It was a great evening!

Good service, bad food.

2022/05/07 Couples Tourist

The entertainment was so much fun to watch and the staff and service was great. We were sitting elbow to elbow with the tables next to us which was very uncomfortable. Way too crowded. Way way way too crowded. Another hu... more

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Great dinner!

2022/05/05 Friends Mitchell

Had a great time - the dinner was good, cocktail was amazing, and the show afterwards was very exciting and interesting. Got a great view of the sunset and Waikiki

Great Dinner Cruise and great show!

2022/04/29 Couples David Armstrong

This was our 10 year anniversary and this Dinner cruise was great! Great music and great show!

Great fun

2022/04/20 Friends Fun in Hawaii

Great fun and entertainment!! Food was fair but the rest was awesome!! We don’t like seafood so didn’t have the crab legs. Everyone was saying they were delicious. We had the chicken and steak. It was fair but we were re... more

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Lovely Cruise

2022/04/13 Friends Kara

Beautiful sunset views, loved getting to experience this evening. Dinner was delicious and they treated me so kindly for my birthday!

Dinner Cruises (Top 10 Best Things to Do in Oahu), Oahu tours & activities, fun things to do in Oahu | HawaiiActivities.com
A Hawaii sunset dinner cruise is one of the top things to do for everyone visiting Oahu. Watch the sunset as you cruise Oahu's Honolulu or West Coast, and enjoy a relaxing dining experience while sipping on tropical cocktails. Find great deals and discounts on the best sunset sails with dinner. Make your reservation in advance, as most of the top sunset cruises are likely to sell out quickly.