Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8
Location
Available
Pick Up
8:45AM
Tour Times
Best Of Hawaii

Start your day with whales aboard the Star of Honolulu®! Four walk-around decks and three types of stabilizers offer the most comfortable setting, plus narration and Whale Guarantee! Our certified Naturalist crew will share their knowledge and make your whale watch more memorable. Tasty Hot Breakfast Buffet option features scrambled eggs to cereal and milk. All aboard Hawaii’s largest, award-winning Star of Honolulu®!

  • Whale Guarantee: Receive a free return Whale Check until a whale is sighted (meal and transportation optional).
  • “Child FREE” Special: 1 child (age 3-11), cruise only FREE per paid adult. For child to add breakfast will be $9.00, for breakfast and transportation from Waikiki, $23.00. 
  • Whale activities: Observe whales from the STAR’s 60′ high observation deck, plus Certified Naturalist narration, handout and more!
  • Vessel Info: The custom-built 232’ Star of Honolulu is Hawaii’s largest, award-winning 1,500-passenger tour vessel with 3 types of stabilizers for smooth sailing in Hawaiian waters; Hawaii’s only A.D.A. compliant ship with 2 elevators, plus 4 spacious decks for the best views and most choices to suit your needs. Other features include 6 beautiful dining rooms and private lounges, sound systems, bars and restrooms on all decks and a 60’ high observation sun deck.
  • Route: The Star of Honolulu is stabilized and certificated to go beyond Diamond Head to view the beautiful Kahala Gold Coast. The Captain may alter the route or cancel the cruise depending on weather conditions.
  • Attire: Casual.
  • Menu & Beverage: Add hot breakfast buffet for only $13 per adult, $9 per child. No outside food or drinks allowed.

Schedule:

  • Availability: Daily  (Seasonal from January to April)
  • Tour Times: 8:45 AM
  • Duration: 2 Hours

Location: Departs from Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8
Address: Pier 8, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 1 Aloha Tower Dr, Honolulu, HI 96813
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/HPSAM2UuaVZ47Vu79

Parking:
The self-parking lot is located at Piers 5 and 6 as indicated on the map. Validate tickets upon check-in at the Star of Honolulu Reservations Office for a reduced parking fee.

http://www.starofhonolulu.com/directions-maps/

Special Notes:
Please check in 45 minutes prior to departure.
Accessible Accommodations (for transportation and vessel): Available upon request with 48 hours advance notice.

Activity Company: Star Of Honolulu

Hot Breakfast Buffet

Add hot breakfast buffet for only $13 per adult, $9 per child. No outside food or drinks allowed.

Hot Items
Scrambled Eggs
Sausage
Steamed White Rice*

Assorted Fresh Fruits
Maui Gold Pineapple*
Oranges*
Fresh Fruit of the Season*

Bakery Basket
Muffins and Poi Rolls with Sweet Butter and Jam

Cereal and Milk

Beverage Station
Freshly Brewed STAR’s Custom Kona Blend Coffee
Tea
Orange Juice
Additional beverages available for purchase.

View Special Diet Information

Note:
Special Vegan Selections are marked with *.
Special food requests available with minimum 48 hours advance notice.

Round-trip motorcoach transportation from the Waikiki area available at $15.00 per person. Transportation from the Kahala or Ko Olina area is not available for this tour. (prices subject to change by year)  

Pick Up Schedule:

  • Ala Moana – 8:00 AM
  • Ambassador – 7:50 AM
  • Aston Waikiki Beach – 7:20 AM 
  • Hawaii Prince – 7:55 AM
  • Hilton Hawaiian Village – 7:20 AM
  • Hyatt Regency – 7:35 AM
  • Island Colony – 7:35 AM
  • Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach – 7:45 AM
  • Princess Kaiulani – 7:30 AM
  • Sheraton Waikiki – 7:45 AM
  • Waikiki Beach Marriott – 7:25 AM

Note:
Departs from Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8. Please check in by 8:00 AM at our Reservations Office, next to the Star of Honolulu.
The self-parking lot is located at Piers 5 and 6 as indicated on the map. Validate tickets upon check-in at the Star of Honolulu Reservations Office for a reduced parking fee.
http://www.starofhonolulu.com/directions-maps/

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 3 reviews
April 18, 2019

Me and my husband took this tour on Dec 15th for our 3rd anniversary. Apparently, this is right when the whale season is starting and we were lucky to catch it! It was a lot of fun and something new for both of us.

April 18, 2019

We had a great day, we took amazing photos.. really happy we did this!

April 18, 2019

Had an absolutely wonderful time on this cruise. The crew was so attentive. Everything was very clean and great. Even my husband and mother-in-law enjoyed it. Would definitely go again!

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