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Ali'i Kai Catamaran Dinner Cruise

Step aboard the Ali'i Kai Catamaran, 'Ruler of the Sea', for a sunset cruise, a delicious dinner buffet, a Polynesian Dinner Show, and then join in the dancing yourself to live music, including contemporary and Hawaiian favorites!

Cruise along the coastline as you take in panoramic views of the Pacific, world-famous Waikiki, and the Honolulu skyline while you experience captivating Polynesian entertainment and live music. Depending on the season and the whims of nature, you might see a spectacular sunset, the legendary green flash, a rainbow, or a full moon illuminating the sky. Friday cruises include a viewing of the fireworks display off of Waikiki.

Upgrade to premium seating along the window for the Makahiki Dinner Cruise. When you request our preferred seating option we’ll reserve you seats at a window table for an additional cost of $15.00 per person. (Table may be shared with other guests).

Makahiki Dinner Buffet: A Taste of the Islands

Cold Buffet

  • Island Greens Salad Bowl with Island Dressings (GF, V)
  • Platter of Vegetable Crudite (GF, V)
  • Kim Chee (GF, V)
  • Macaroni Potato Salad (V)
  • Vegetable Health Slaw (V)
  • Edamame Soy Beans (GF, V)
  • Hawaiian Potato Rolls & Butter

Hot Buffet

  • Steamed Rice (GF, V)
  • Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic (V)
  • Steamed Fresh Vegetable Potpourri (GF, V)
  • Hawaiian Kalua Pork with Bok Choy (GF)
  • Hoisin Ginger Chicken
  • Wild Alaskan Salmon with Lomi Lomi Salmon Garnish
  • Carved Herb & Garlic Crusted Roast Beef (GF)

Dessert Buffet

  • Chef’s Selections of Fruits & Desserts of the Islands

(GF denotes Gluten-Free, V denotes Vegetarian)

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Every day except Friday,
Fridays, 5:30pm-8:15pm

Days &Times:

Roundtrip transportation from Waikiki, departing between 4:05pm and 4:50pm


Casual evening dress is recommended. A light jacket is suggested since Hawaii often experiences chilly nighttime ocean breezes.



On-Site Amenities:

$94.00 - Adults
$61.00 - Children (4-11)
Preferred Window Seating:
$15 per person surcharge
Group Rates Available (Inquire with Agent)
Group Rate Details

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

(plus 5% state tax)

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