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Sailing daily from the Hilton Pier
8.712% tax and harbor-pier fees are added to all listed prices.
Children 0-3 are free. Child price is age 4-12. Check-in time for most sails is 30 minutes prior to start time at the beachfront Port Waikiki kiosk, near the Hilton Pier and the Diamondhead exterior corner of Tropics Bar & Grill lanai, at the end of Paoa Place. For the Sunset Sail on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, check in at the Grand Island Bus Depot for the 4:40 p.m. "Hawaii Nautical" shuttle to nearby Kewalo Basin for departure.
No charge for cancellation received more than 24 hours prior to scheduled event. No refund (100% charge) for cancellations received less than 24 hours prior to scheduled event.
PWC may cancel trips in case of inclement weather. Snorkeling and swimming activity may be cancelled for safety reasons in the event of inclement weather conditions. Natural occurrences in the ocean and with the weather may prevent passengers from participating in snorkeling or swimming.
Any sailing catamaran trip can be chartered for the equivalent of 35-passengers minimum, plus per-head at retail rate above 35 passengers up to a maximum of 49.
Whales are likely to be seen on most of our sailing excursions from around December 1 through the middle of April each year.
These trips include:
Or visit the Port Waikiki Cruises kiosk (click here for a map) to book seasonal Whales Guaranteed whale-watch-only excursions with daily shuttles from morning through evening. These viewing-dedicated trips do not include snorkeling or meals (sodas and chips/cookies are aboard).
Fridays 6-8 p.m.
Buffet & relaxed barefoot cruise. You have the best seat in the house for the Hilton fireworks display.
MENU: Sauteed mahi mahi with ginger butter sauce and diced tomato, sweet chili chicken, salisbury steak with carmelized sauce and crisp onion garnish, penne pasta with macadamia nut pesto and julienne vegetables. Sides of shrimp cocktail, bread rolls, pita chips with feta cheese and basil pesto, and potato salad. Cream puffs and assorted mini cheesecakes for dessert. Unlimited nonalcohol beverages. 2 free bar drink tickets per adult; $1 beer/$2 mixer extras.
4:40 p.m. check-in Sun, Tues, Thurs at PWC kiosk near Hilton Pier
4:40 p.m. check-in Mon, Wed, Sat at Grand Islander Bus Depot for shuttle to Kewalo Basin
Relax on a scenic barefoot sailing excursion for about an hour and a half. Dine on an array of "pupu" (appetizers) and snacks, and assorted beverages.
MENU: Array of “pupus”, Italian meatballs with marinara sauce, honey-barbecue chicken wings, vegetable platters and assorted sides. Unlimited non- alcohol beverages. Two free bar drink tickets per adult; just $1 beer or $2 mixer for extras.
9-10 a.m. Sunday and Thursday, $39/adult, $19/child
Set sail on an expedition to Diamond Head while you take in the sights and delights of Oahu’s natural and city scenery.
See marine wildlife in their natural environment and Waikiki Beach from a perspective you can only get at sea.
MENU: Bar snacks such as chips, mixed nuts and chex mix. Unlimited nonalcohol beverages.
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. $109/adult, $69 child
Spirit of Aloha takes you to the outer side of the Turtle Canyon reef near Hilton Hawaiian Village. Also enjoy a scenic sail along the Waikiki coast/.
Enjoy the best snorkeling platform as the yacht becomes your island retreat to a site inaccessible from the beach.
MENU: Bar snacks such as chips, mixed nuts and chex mix. Unlimited nonalcohol beverages. 2 free bar drink tickets per adult; $1 beer/$2 mixer extras.
Every guest is provided with use of an inflatable snorkel safety vest and top-notch snorkel gear, including prescription masks if needed.
10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. $129/adult, $89 child
Enjoy an all-you-can-eat lunch at sea, and snorkel in Hawaii’s azure waters at Turtle Canyon. Whales visit December through April. See fish, reefs, even green sea turtles at play off the Waikiki coast. Operates daily except on Wednesdays.
MENU: Unlimited lunch buffet, build your own sandwiches with meat, cheese and vegetarian options, chips, fruit & cookies. Unlimited nonalcohol beverages. 2 free bar drink tickets per adult; $1 beer/$2 mixer extras.
Use of inflatable snorkel safety vest & snorkel gear included.