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Sunset Dinner Cruises

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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
Star of Honolulu - Pacific Star 1 Drink Buffet Dinner Polynesian Show 1500 Aloha Tower Available $$
Star of Honolulu - One Star 1 Drink Steak & Crab Legs Live music
Polynesian Show
1500 Aloha Tower Available $$
Star of Honolulu - Three Star 3 Drinks Lobster & Steak Live Jazz & live Music
Polynesian Show
1500 Aloha Tower Available $$$
Star of Honolulu - Five Star 4 Drinks 7-Course Fine Dining Dinner Live Jazz & Hula Show 1500 Aloha Tower Available $$$$
Moana Waikiki Sunset Dinner & BYOB Cocktail Sail BYOB Catered menu from Roy's Waikiki Onboard Audio System 48 Kewalo Basin Harbor Not available $$
Prince Kuhio BYOB Choice of Short Ribs or Island Style Fish Onboard Audio System 150 Kewalo Harbor Not available $$
Ocean Joy Snorkel & Dinner 4 Drinks Island Style Buffet Onboard Audio System 49 Ko Olina Available $$$
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 Sunset Dinner Cruises

Waikiki Sunset & Day Cruise - Polynesian Canoe Sail & Cultural Experience

The 8am morning sail is worth it!

2022/09/29 Couples Yes to Hawaii

Yes, it's early. But, we LOVED the early sail. Less boats on the water and calmer ocean conditions. If you're looking for a unique cultural experience, this is it. We did the morning cruise and were the only 2 guests o... more

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Waikiki Sunset Dinner & Fireworks Sail with Cocktails - Spirit of Aloha Cruises

Sunset + City lights + Fireworks

2022/09/29 Friends Yes to Hawaii

LOVED this catamaran! I had been on this same catamaran previously for their Turtle Canyon snorkel cruise so I knew I would like the boat. I liked that the boat check-in was here in Waikiki at the Hilton Village making i... more

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Star of Honolulu Sunset Dinner Cruise with Live Entertainment

Very touristy and packed. Must do ONE time experience

2022/09/24 Friends Guam Companions

Go on a Friday to catch the Friday night fireworks sponsored by Hilton Hawaiian Village. Usually after dinner is done, and while the performers entertain, guests usually hangout by the side rail outside the dining area, ... more

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Star of Honolulu Sunset Dinner Cruise with Live Entertainment

Best night of my life

2022/09/24 Couples Steven Burgess

Me and my girlfriend went to the star of Honolulu cruise dinner the last night on the island where everything changed, Captain Stephens can’t thank you enough for the honor of having him help me out with the proposal on ... more

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Star of Honolulu Sunset Dinner Cruise with Live Entertainment

Great Dinner Sunset Cruise Experience

2022/09/19 Friends Lisa G.

Totally enjoy the whole cruise! From the atmosphere, food, service and total entertainment was so enjoyable. My friends and I had a great time!

Star of Honolulu Sunset Dinner Cruise with Live Entertainment

Yummy Dinner

2022/09/15 Friends Kara

Went for our anniversary and had a blast, good music, good food, nice service!

Sunset 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.