Oahu – Alii Kai Catamaran Dinner Cruise

Ali`i Kai Catamaran sailing into the sunset. One of the world’s largest Polynesian ocean vessels, the Alii Kai Catamaran is among Honolulu’s most popular choices for a fabulous sunset sail along Waikiki’s golden shoreline. 

The Makahiki Dinner Buffet takes place as the Catamaran sets sail, a congregation of fun and festivities. In Old Hawaii, Makahiki was a time when people spent their time feasting and dancing.

Choose to upgrade to premium seating along the window for an additional cost of $15.00 per person. Begin your sunset sail with a shell lei greeting, and enjoy the best seats in the house.

Makahiki Dinner Buffet Menu
  • Cold Buffet
  • Hot Buffet
    • Steamed Rice (GF, V)
    • Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic (V)
    • Steamed Fresh Vegetable Potpourri (GF, V)
    • Hoisin Ginger Chicken
    • Hawaiian Kalua Pork with Bok Choy
    • Wild Alaskan Salmon with Lomi Lomi Salmon Garnish
    • Carved Herb & Garlic Crusted Roast Beef with Bordelaise Sauce
  • Dessert
    • Chef’s Selections of Fruits & Desserts of the Islands
Attraction Highlights
  • The Dinner Cruise is all about great food and great fun, and features a sumptuous dinner accompanied by live musicians, Polynesian entertainers, a double-decker dance party and spectacular scenery. Friday nights are extra special with a fireworks show over Waikiki Beach.
  • We provide complimentary transportation to and from Waikiki- pick-up between 4:05 PM and 4:50 PM.
    • If providing your own transportation, check-in at Pier 5 is at 4:45 PM.
  • Enjoy one complimentary drink on us! 
Important Information
  • Alii Kai reserves the right to modify cruise itineraries due to weather or sea conditions. Natural phenomena are random and out of our control.
  • Effective July 1, 2004, Homeland Security has mandated a new law on terrorism for the Marine Sector (MARSEC). They are as follows:
    • All passengers may be subject to a random search of their personal effects (including carry‐on).
    • All passengers must be able to provide identification upon the request of vessel personnel as proof of his/her identity
  • No outside food or beverages are allowed aboard the vessel
  • Friday night fireworks are not guaranteed and are independently operated by the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort.
  • The Alii Kai departs Aloha Tower, Pier 5 next to Aloha Tower Marketplace in downtown Honolulu daily at 5:30 PM, and returns at approximately 7:30 PM. Friday sails end at 8:15 PM to allow viewing of the fireworks display off of Waikiki
  • The Alii Kai Catamaran’s menus are diverse, we assume no responsibility for guests with food allergies or sensitivities. Please inform us at least 24 hours in advance for special meal requests. Menu items are subject to change without notice
Cancellation Terms
  • No shows will not be refunded.
  • Cancellations made less than 24 hours before the tour will not be refunded.
  • Cancellations made more than 24 hours before the tour will be refunded with a 10% credit card service fee withheld (if applicable).

Tour Overview

Ali`i Kai Catamaran sailing into the sunset. One of the world’s largest Polynesian ocean vessels, the Alii Kai Catamaran is among Honolulu’s most popular choices for a fabulous sunset sail along Waikiki’s golden shoreline. 

The Makahiki Dinner Buffet takes place as the Catamaran sets sail, a congregation of fun and festivities. In Old Hawaii, Makahiki was a time when people spent their time feasting and dancing.

Choose to upgrade to premium seating along the window for an additional cost of $15.00 per person. Begin your sunset sail with a shell lei greeting, and enjoy the best seats in the house.

  • Ali`i Kai Catamaran sailing with diamond head in the background.
  • tahitian dancing aboard the world's largest Polynesian catamaran.
  • Child at the Buffet line.
  • Family enjoying the all you can eat buffet.
  • Honeymooners enjoying the sunset dinner cruise.
  • Ali`i Kai Catamaran sailing on the ocean.
Makahiki Dinner Buffet Menu
  • Cold Buffet
  • Hot Buffet
    • Steamed Rice (GF, V)
    • Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic (V)
    • Steamed Fresh Vegetable Potpourri (GF, V)
    • Hoisin Ginger Chicken
    • Hawaiian Kalua Pork with Bok Choy
    • Wild Alaskan Salmon with Lomi Lomi Salmon Garnish
    • Carved Herb & Garlic Crusted Roast Beef with Bordelaise Sauce
  • Dessert
    • Chef’s Selections of Fruits & Desserts of the Islands
Attraction Highlights
  • The Dinner Cruise is all about great food and great fun, and features a sumptuous dinner accompanied by live musicians, Polynesian entertainers, a double-decker dance party and spectacular scenery. Friday nights are extra special with a fireworks show over Waikiki Beach.
  • We provide complimentary transportation to and from Waikiki- pick-up between 4:05 PM and 4:50 PM.
    • If providing your own transportation, check-in at Pier 5 is at 4:45 PM.
  • Enjoy one complimentary drink on us! 
Important Information
  • Alii Kai reserves the right to modify cruise itineraries due to weather or sea conditions. Natural phenomena are random and out of our control.
  • Effective July 1, 2004, Homeland Security has mandated a new law on terrorism for the Marine Sector (MARSEC). They are as follows:
    • All passengers may be subject to a random search of their personal effects (including carry‐on).
    • All passengers must be able to provide identification upon the request of vessel personnel as proof of his/her identity
  • No outside food or beverages are allowed aboard the vessel
  • Friday night fireworks are not guaranteed and are independently operated by the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort.
  • The Alii Kai departs Aloha Tower, Pier 5 next to Aloha Tower Marketplace in downtown Honolulu daily at 5:30 PM, and returns at approximately 7:30 PM. Friday sails end at 8:15 PM to allow viewing of the fireworks display off of Waikiki
  • The Alii Kai Catamaran’s menus are diverse, we assume no responsibility for guests with food allergies or sensitivities. Please inform us at least 24 hours in advance for special meal requests. Menu items are subject to change without notice
Cancellation Terms
  • No shows will not be refunded.
  • Cancellations made less than 24 hours before the tour will not be refunded.
  • Cancellations made more than 24 hours before the tour will be refunded with a 10% credit card service fee withheld (if applicable).