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Moana’s Sunset Cocktail Sail along Oahu's Waikiki Coast

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Moana Sunset Sail

From $69.99

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up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 2 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Experience one of Hawaii’s famous sunsets on a cruise along Waikiki’s coast. Board your vessel and watch the sky change colors as the sun starts to dip below the horizon. While you sail, keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and, from November to May, even humpback whales. You can also enjoy views of Waikiki landmarks including Diamond Head.
  • Watch a Hawaiian sunset on a catamaran cruise
  • A central meeting point makes for an easy start
  • Capture photos of the coast and sunset
  • See Waikiki from a different perspective

What's Included

  • Sunset sailing excursion with experienced captain and crew.
  • Restroom on board
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities

Meeting and Pickup

Meeting point

  • Kewalo Basin Harbor
    1125 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA

    The Moana Catamaran is located on the south end of Kewalo Harbor, at slip D 108. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to check-in time. Best and easiest way to get to us is Uber, Lyft or cab. Very limited parking available in harbor. Additional parking available at ward shopping areas.

Start time

05:00 PM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Begin your Hawaiian sunset cruise by heading to the south end of Kewalo Harbor to find The Moana Catamaran. It’s advised to arrive 30 minutes prior to departure so that you can maximize the time on the water.

Sail along Waikiki's coast, and enjoy breathtaking views of the sun setting below the horizon and enjoying alcoholic beverages. Capture the changing colors of the sky and the silhouette of Diamond Head, with opportunities to spot dolphins and, from November to May, majestic humpback whales.

This tour concludes back at Kewalo Basin Harbor.

Diamond Head State Monument (Pass By)

Waikiki Beach (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Parking is paid and spaces are limited
  • We recommend using Uber, Lyft, or taxi
  • This tour will have a maximum of 47 passengers
  • Barefoot sail, shoes will be collected before boarding
  • Premium alcoholic beverages served
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 47 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Deidre_M
Amazing time. The captain and crew were personable, very professional and I enjoyed every minute of the experience. I highly recommend this tour. Very reasonable cost too. Great views of Diamond Head!

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Awesome crew, awesome views, 10/10!
Janelle_F, May 2024
The crew at Moana Waikiki were so friendly and made the trip a lot of fun! We met some awesome people on board who were also experiencing this for the first time and we all had an incredible time. As someone who gets seasick easily, this sail could not have been smoother (also thanks to some Dramamine) and I enjoyed every second of the breathtaking views of Waikiki and the sunset. Even though there were some clouds and a bit of rain, the crew were there to help us with whatever we needed and navigated our trip with no problem. 10/10 would recommend to anyone wanting a fun, fairly inexpensive, and memorable activity!
Friendly and fun crew
William_W, May 2024
Crew was friendly and laid back. They were very helpful and caring. Did their best to make sure everyone was taken care of. They tried to get best views for the sunset.
A bit lackluster
Kenton_T, May 2024
I thought this was okay borderline poor. The crew was a mixed blend of some great and friendly, others were rather off-putting. The waiver requirement was not explained well; I noticed some passengers were informed and some weren’t leaving some folks to scramble before boarding. There is a QR code at the dock that each person must scan which directs to website to fill out liability waiver. The parking situation is not as terrible as they make it out to be. Lots of paid spots available and parking rate is reasonable. The tours decision to let some folks pre-board 15 minutes early seemed pretty silly. All remaining passengers got to view about 5-6 people board and sit on the boat and have a drink while left standing in the sun. Drinks on board not great. The cruise itself including the duration and views was nice. Appreciated that some crew members offered to take photos for us. This is a nice vessel I just think customer experience needs to be more thoughtful.
spectacular
Keith_H, May 2024
We really enjoyed the cruise the crew took good care of us answered all our questions and the view was spectacular I would defiantly recommend this cruise !
Fantastic cruise!
Kristina_H, May 2024
Fantastic cruise! My family and I had a great time and the crew were wonderful! There were 12 of us and we all enjoyed it immensely!
Awesome Trip
Tina_B, May 2024
This was a huge success. Crew was great, personable and up front about their expectations. We would do this one again and again. Thank you all
Moana cruise
Sheri_P, May 2024
Excellent crew and tour. Lasted approx 2 hours in order to see sunset. They do leave on time so make sure you’re there on time. Saw 2 people left behind as we had already taken off as it was 5:08 when they showed up. They do prepare you for that!! 1st drink is complimentary then 8.00 a drink.
Amazing Sunset Sail
Kim_O, May 2024
We had such a great experience! Everyone on the boat was so friendly & the drinks were delicious! Highly recommend!!
Yes yes yes !!
Anna_M, May 2024
Awesome crew and stunning views. Take this trip! Seriously the music was great. The drinks were large. The atmosphere was fun and relaxing. Exactly as advertised .
Great sunset tour
Tina_P, May 2024
Great experience. Boat was well organized for loading and excursion. Super friendly staff. Great tour for a good price
Warm Aloha Ride
Pam_S, May 2024
I enjoyed the relaxing experience. Other customers were in a party mood, I was opposite and still liked enjoying the breeze and sunny weather.
Fun evening
Julianna_T, May 2024
We were here with family for my daughter’s graduation, an evening sunset cruise was her one request. This cruise did not disappoint. The crew was awesome, and we had a great time.
Awesome experience
Michaela_W, May 2024
Very professional and fun crew. The boat felt very safe and the views of diamond head were beautiful. Would book again!
Family sunset cruise
Paige_P, May 2024
Great family experience and great crew. Sunset was so beautiful to see from the boat on the water. The drinks were delicious. The crew let my 3 year old son get pictures “driving” the boat. He was ecstatic. This was our first sunset cruise and it went wonderfully and we will for sure go again. This is a great choice for any family or even couples.
Could be more understanding
Karen_C, May 2024
The sunset was beautiful, but things went downhill when there as a minor misunderstanding from the captain. Family felt a bit seasick and one family member went to the restroom. The captain and one of the crew members made sure the family member isn't vomiting inside the restroom or doing #2. I understand they have to check on others, but when I tried to explain that my mother didn't throw up in the toilet, the captain repeatedly said," it's not cool, it's not cool, my job and the crew's job is not to clean up etc etc." This was in front of all the tourists. I recommend that he listen carefully before jumping to conclusions and reprimanding us. He did go in to check the toilet and like we explained, there was no vomit or #2. Also there was little interaction with tourists throughout the ride. It was just loud music all the way and we sat there for 1.5 hour. One time experience is enough.
Best of Several Fun Excursions on Oahu
Peggy_H, May 2024
Beautiful sunset cruise. Great crew, great drinks, gorgeous views. If you get seasick or carsick, this might not be as thrilling for you, but if you enjoy the waves, you'll love it! Grip the deck with your bare feet, the rail with one hand and your drink with the other. Then relax and enjoy the experience! One thing to point out - be prepared to sign a waiver when you arrive (QR code at the dock) and have the proof of signature for each person ready to show electronically. (I think paper versions are available, but will take longer, so be plenty early as to not hold up the full boat!)
Sunset Sail and Views of Honolulu/Waikiki/Diamondhead - April 2024
pedro_y, May 2024
Memorable sail because of the attentive crew and the spectacular views of Honolulu/Waikiki/Diamondhead and the sunset.
Big Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride
David_D, May 2024
Good music, great drinks, amazing crew, unforgettable experience. The captain and his team have an outstanding sense of humor and personalities. They're friendly and courteous with each of their guests. The trip is a perfect amount of time and distance to really take in the southern part of the island and Diamond Head. The sail back is much smoother than the way out! If you want a fun Hawaiian experience on a boat, THIS is the package for you. Hang onto your belongings & get something to keep any electronics dry - the ocean doesn't return lost goods!
Take this catamaran sale it’s well worth it!
Ron_M, May 2024
Great catamaran ride. Beautiful coastline, beautiful crew, knowledgeable, friendly, and professional. Thank you for the experience. Highly recommend.
Fun boat, great people fun times
Anthony_P, May 2024
It was a great experience. I came on here because I'm celebrating my 50th birthday. My friends and I enjoyed the crew. The water was rough, but I felt safe. I would recommend this to a friend.
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