For the most recent version of this page, visit:

www.cruiseandsea.com

https://www.cruiseandsea.com/port/honolulu-hawaii/

© Sébastien Boulanger / Honolulu, United States of America

Honolulu
United States of America

The port of Honolulu is located at the foot of the city. Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the state of Hawaii and is located on the island of Oahu. This is where you’ll find the famous Waikiki beach. The Aloha Tower is located at the port and is surrounded by several shops. The area is rich in activities and tourist attractions. Honolulu is home to NCL’s Pride of America, which offers year-round cruises to the Hawaiian Islands. If your cruise starts or ends in Honolulu, it may be worth staying for a few more days.

Useful Information

Language

English

Currency

USD
US dollar

Currency Converters:  
Bing   CAD   EUR  
XE

Time difference

UTC: -10

from New York: -5h

from San Francisco: -3h

from London: -10h

Tips

A 15% tip will be appreciated in restaurants and taxis.

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celcius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
19 66
23 73
27 81
903.50
February
19 66
23 73
27 81
562.25
March
20 68
24 75
28 82
562.25
April
20 68
24 75
28 82
391.50
May
21 70
25 77
29 84
291.25
June
22 72
26 79
30 86
130.50
July
23 73
27 81
31 88
150.50
August
23 73
27 81
32 90
110.50
September
23 73
27 81
31 88
200.75
October
22 72
26 79
31 88
582.25
November
21 70
25 77
29 84
763.00
December
19 66
23 73
27 81
973.75

Where is locate the Port of Honolulu

Cruise ships dock at pier #10 at Aloha tower, at the foot of the city centre, or at the pier #2 a little further. A shuttle bus is available between pier #2 and Aloha Tower.

Travelling around the port of Honolulu

How to get from Honolulu airport to the port

The taxi ride will take between 20 and 40 minutes depending on traffic and will cost about 30 USD.

Private or group transfers can also be booked in advance.

HNL
You will find shops and restaurants at the port and in the city centre which is nearby. To get around other attractions, taxis or shuttles to rent a car are available. Note, however, that traffic near the port and downtown can be very heavy. The public transit service is performing http://www.thebus.org/.
An hop on hop off tour bus companie is present in Honolulu: Waikiki Trolley .

Activities in Honolulu

Historical sites

The visit to the USS Arizona Memorial is free, but you must get a time-stamped ticket and you cannot bring bags for the visit. While waiting for your visit, you can stroll through the exhibits or visit the submarine USS Bowfin and the battleship USS Missouri (entrance fee required). Take the 20 bus from the Aloha Tower.

Reflecting the opulence of the royal courts of Europe, Iolani Palace (364 South King Street) was the residence of the last monarchs of Hawaii, King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani. Construction was completed in 1882 , 11 years later, the Hawaiian monarchy was overthrown.

The former residence of Queen Liliuokalani and has been the official residence of the Governor of Hawaii since 1921. Free tours of the historic mansion are scheduled for Thursdays at 10 a.m. Bookings for the visit must be made 48 hours in advance.

Neighborhoods

Chinatown

Chinatown is bounded by King, Smith, Beretania and River Streets.

Landmarks

Hawaii State Capitol

The heart of the state’s political system.

Dating back to 1842, the Kawaiahao Church was built with more than 14,000 blocks of coral extracted from reefs off Honolulu. It has been the scene of many events, such as the marriage of King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma.

Nature

You can climb this crater for magnificent views of Waikiki and Honolulu. You have to walk to the crater and up stairs to get to the top.

Museums

The museum presents temporary thematic exhibitions.

Learn how early Hawaiian missionaries lived at mission Houses Museum, a 19th century housing complex

Beaches

Waikiki

Waikiki beach is the center of tourist activity with these hotels and shops. You can relax on the beach or take surf lessons.

Rebate cards

Go Oahu Card

The Go Oahu map allows you to visit several attractions. It is available for one or more days and can be economical if you stay a few days before or after your cruise.

Family activities

Honolulu Zoo is located at the end of Waikiki Beach.

Activities

The Foster Botanical Garden is an urban oasis with 4000 species of tropical flowers. The venue is often used for weddings and other special events. Guided tours are available.

Excursions in Honolulu

Roberts Hawaii offers popular hawaii tours at a reasonable price.

Other ports in the area

More - United States of America

United-States-of-America

More - Hawaii

Hawaii

News

Cruise Tips

Solutions to avoid seasickness on a cruise

Seasickness is caused by conflicting signals sent to the brain through the inner ear and the eyes. The inner ear senses movement that the eyes cannot see, causing discomfort and nausea.

Excursions from our partner Viator

For details or to book an excursion, visit our page:

https://www.cruiseandsea.com/port/honolulu-hawaii/

Alternative:

https://www.viator.com/en-CA/Honolulu/d672-ttd?pid=P00045706&mcid=42383&medium=link&campaign=morebutton

All Excursions