Join us on Hawaii’s most popular whale watch cruise! The STAR’s 60’ high observation deck offers 360° views and the most outdoor space. Most whale activities, with narration, handout, keiki (child) program, Whale Guarantee and more! Our certified Naturalist crew will share their knowledge and make your whale watch more memorable. Plus, experience Hawaii through fun hands-on Hawaiian culture activities of lei making and hula and ukulele lessons! Buffet Lunch option features a roast beef carving station. 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 (meal and transportation optional). For child to add lunch will be $10.00, for lunch and transportation from Waikiki, $15.00.
- Whale activities: Observe whales from the STAR’s 60′ high observation deck, plus Certified Naturalist narration, handout and more!
Add buffet lunch for only $18 per adult, $10 per child. No outside food or drinks allowed.
USDA Choice Top Round Grade Roast Beef, Alaea Salt
Citrus Miso Glazed White Fish
Tofu Poke* with Ogo
Hawaiian Salad with Waipoli Romaine*
Sweet Bread Croutons and Chef’s Housemade Dressing
Island-Style Macaroni Salad with Okinawan Sweet Potato
Stir-Fried Chow Mein Noodles, Big Island Sweet Potatoes*
Rainbow Furikake Rice*
Fresh Breads by Elvin’s Bakery® with Sweet Butter
Dessert & Coffee Station
Macadamia Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies
Freshly Baked In-House Chocolate Brownies
Fresh Seasonal Tropical Fruit* Display
Freshly Brewed STAR’s Custom Kona Blend Coffee by Hawaiian Paradise Coffee®
Special Vegan Selections are marked with *.
Additional beverages available for purchase.
Special food requests available with minimum 24 hours advance notice.
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.
Accessible Accommodations (for transportation and vessel): Available upon request with 24 hours advance notice.
Cruise Time: 12:00 – 2:30PM; December 23, 2017 – April 5, 2018.
Location: Departs from Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8. For those arriving via own transportation, please check in 45 minutes prior to departure at our Reservations Office, next to the Star of Honolulu.
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.
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.
Menu & Beverage: Add buffet lunch option featuring a roast beef carving station for only $18 per adult, $10 per child. No outside food or drinks allowed.
Round-trip motorcoach transportation from the Waikiki area available at $14.00 per person and from the Kahala or Ko Olina area at $33.00 per person. (prices subject to change by year)
Additional usage fee applies for some hotels (Ex. $15 per person from Sheraton).
Pick Up Schedule
- Ala Moana – 11:15AM
- Ambassador – 11:05AM
- Aston Waikiki Beach – 10:35AM
- Disney Aulani – 10:40AM
- Four Seasons at Ko Olina – 10:35AM
- Hawaii Prince – 11:10AM
- Hilton Hawaiian Village – 10:35AM
- Hyatt Regency – 10:50AM
- Island Colony – 10:50AM
- Kahala – 10:15AM
- Ko Olina Beach Club – 10:45AM
- Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach – 11:00AM
- Princess Kaiulani – 10:45AM
- Sheraton Waikiki – 11:00AM
- Waikiki Beach Marriott – 10:40AM
Departs from Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8. Please check in by 11:15AM 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.