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Address: Aloha Marketplace, Pier 5, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96805
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+1 866-898-2519
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One of the world's largest Polynesian ocean vessels, the Alii Kai Catamaran...

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.

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sunset cruise

My hubby and I honeymooned in Hawaii in 2010 and went on this dinner cruise,probably the highlight of our trip,we were picked up at the hotel,when we got to the boat the food was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 November 2016
Charlotte M

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Mosman, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I had booked this cruise prior to leaving Australia. As I completed the booking I realised I had entered the date of that day rather than the date chosen for the cruise. I immediately phoned to change the date. 50 minutes later I was told that it was ok the new date had been entered and I would receive an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

My hubby and I honeymooned in Hawaii in 2010 and went on this dinner cruise,probably the highlight of our trip,we were picked up at the hotel,when we got to the boat the food was being laid out,we sat with a young couple and enjoyed the meal and conversation,after the dinner was done,we went up to the top and just lost... More 

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1 Thank Charlotte M
RobertsHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Ali'i Kai Catamaran Dinner Cruise, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your wonderful memories from 2010! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

We had been looking forward to this cruise and it was one of our expected highlights of our trip from the UK. About 2 hrs prior to pick up time I went on the Internet to read about it again and found out the boat was in dry dock !! I had received no cancellation notice. I phoned and was... More 

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2 Thank Maureen H
Roberts Hawaii M, Guest Relations Manager at Ali'i Kai Catamaran Dinner Cruise, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear about your unfortunate experience. When the boat closed down we refunded and emailed all guests who had booked the dinner cruise. Can you please email us at CustomerService@robertshawaii.com with further details including who you spoke with on the phone? Mahalo. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

the meal was a whole lobster great steak artsy dessert and good liquor, i took some great photos of the sunset, and the dinner comes with a show as well as a dj and couples are encourged to dance,lots of fun

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RobertsHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Ali'i Kai Catamaran Dinner Cruise, responded to this review

Mahalo for your compliments and review. We're glad you had a great experience. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

We arrived in Hawaii for an 8 day stay from New York on July 1 2015. We had a cruise booked on this catamaran for dinner last night and it was canceled and the Coast Guard made them take it out of service! After reading the reviews for this cruise I am not surprised and I am glad we were... More 

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3 Thank Medrec57
RobertsHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Ali'i Kai Catamaran Dinner Cruise, responded to this review

Hi Medrec, We're sorry you didn't get a chance to experience our dinner cruise. Unfortunately we had maintenance issues on the boat and had to cancel the dinner cruises. We're sorry for the inconvenience but are glad to hear you found another cruise and were still able to see the fireworks. Mahalo! More 

China, TX
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

We booked this last minute at our hotel and were very disappointed. I don't normally write bad reviews, but thought other people would benefit if they knew before they booked. The view from the boat was nice, but our hotel had an equally good view. First, the food was just OK and not much that our 13 year old son... More 

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4 Thank Jill M
RobertsHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Ali'i Kai Catamaran Dinner Cruise, responded to this review

Oh no, we're sorry you did not enjoy your dinner cruise. We will share your feedback with our product development team to take into account as we strive for constant improvement. Mahalo for sharing your thoughts. More 

Lehigh Acres, Florida, United States
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

We went on a dinner cruise the other night with Ali'i Kai. While the catamaran looks kind of old the cruise and food was great. The dancers involved the whole ship and it was so much fun! Lots of good food too. Luau I would recommend this trip for young and old. We went to other luau's but this one... More 

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Thank Doris H
RobertsHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Ali'i Kai Catamaran Dinner Cruise, responded to this review

Awesome! Thank you for partying with us on board the Alii Kai, hope to see you again soon! More 

Seattle, Washington, United States
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

Myself, wife and her family recently went on this dinner cruise this part week and I thought by looks of the boat were cheesy. I was wrong because the food was great and the show was good too.

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1 Thank Bob W
RobertsHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Ali'i Kai Catamaran Dinner Cruise, responded to this review

Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed your dinner cruise with us and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

We have been to many sunset cruises around the world and this would have to be the worst value for money. The young lady who was with the bus which picked us up from our hotel was excellent. It all came unstuck from there. The welcome drink didn't come until we asked 3 times...and then it came. The food was... More 

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RobertsHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Ali'i Kai Catamaran Dinner Cruise, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, your willingness to share your thoughts is appreciated. We're sorry that you did not enjoy your cruise and will be looking into the points stated to make improvements. Mahalo. More 

Salinas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

This was a really nice cruise. My mother and I chose the window seating. It was great for the sunset but when the show started, we were not close enough. We moved to a different table and had a much better view. Everything went smoothly and we had a great time! The food was good, the crew very friendly and... More 

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RobertsHawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Ali'i Kai Catamaran Dinner Cruise, responded to this review

Mahalo! I am so glad that you enjoyed your cruise. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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