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Updated as of 7/16/21 Dear valued guests, New Waikiki Sunset Cocktail Cruise aboard the Dolphin Star Begins April 3 Tickets are now on sale for our new $59 Waikiki Sunset Cocktail Cruise conveniently departing from the Ala Wai Boat Harbor on select days from 5:30PM to 7:30PM. A freshly grilled BBQ Dinner option is also…

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$29 Whale Watch Cruise Deal with Honolulu & Waikiki Views

The Dolphin Star® ‘ohana is ecstatic to welcome our guests once again with an exciting and educational Whale Watch Cruise in Waikiki! The 1½ hour cruise is the best deal this season, operating from February 2 to March 30, 2021, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Humpback whales migrate to Hawaii’s warm waters every winter, and…

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May Your Holidays Be Starry and Bright!

Mele Kalikimaka and Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou from Dolphin Star! We celebrate this season by thanking you for your support and wishing you a joyous holiday, filled with hope, happiness and aloha. May the holiday spirit be with you and your ʻohana today and throughout the New Year!

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Reopening Update

Updated as of 9/2/21 Dear valued guests, Waikiki Sunset Cocktail Cruises: We are pleased to welcome guests on our new Waikiki Sunset Cocktail Cruise, conveniently departing from the Ala Wai Boat Harbor on select days from 5:30PM to 7:30PM. Wild Dolphin Watch Cruises: Guests may also now book our Wild Dolphin Watch Cruise and Wild…

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Book Online and Save 20% on All Dolphin Star Cruises!

Take the “sea-nic” route this spring and save with Dolphin Star! Take advantage of the Spring Special from now through May 31, 2020, with adults saving 20% off their tickets just by booking online on all of our packages! Bask in sunny skies and crystal-clear oceans aboard this memorable and educational Hawaiian eco-tour while cruising…

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Cruise along Oahu’s West Side for Whale and Dolphin Watch Tour

Dolphin Star is splashing into the whale watch season with a new cruise for the new year! Now through March 31, guests can enjoy our new morning Winter Whale & Dolphin Watch Cruise with a chance to see playful dolphins or majestic Humpback whales. Humpbacks migrate to Hawaii’s warm waters every winter, and there’s no…

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Celebrate the New Year aboard Dolphin Star’s Cocktail & Fireworks Cruise

Ring in 2020 with the best fireworks views aboard the Dolphin Star! The New Year’s Eve Midnight Cocktail & Fireworks Cruise departs from Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8 at 10:30PM on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, and returns at 12:15AM on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Aboard the casual island catamaran, guests will toast to the New…

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Climb Aboard Dolphin Star’s Outdoor Classroom for Educational Cruises

To promote cultural and marine awareness, Dolphin Star is proud to offer Educational Cruises year-round for Hawaii’s public and private school students and teachers! Aboard our morning Wild Dolphin Watch Cruise, children in grades 2 to 5 can enjoy a memorable Hawaiian eco-tour complete with sunny skies, crystal clear waters and beautiful views along the…

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Dolphin Star Enters TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

We’re proud to announce that Dolphin Star has received entrance into TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame! Since 2018, the Hall of Fame program has recognized businesses that received a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years, and we’re thrilled to accept this prestigious honor. In addition to Dolphin Star, our Stars of Paradise…

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Last Month of Dolphin Star’s Child FREE Special!

There’s only one month left for keiki to journey to a dolphin paradise with Dolphin Star’s limited-time Child FREE Special! From now through Sept. 30, join our friendly and knowledgeable crew of certified Naturalists and climb aboard Oahu’s largest dolphin vessel for an ocean experience you’ll never forget. Bask in the Waianae coast’s sunny skies…

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