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Book a Cruise Leaving from Honolulu, HI

Located on the island of Oahu, Honolulu is the capital of Hawaii. Visitors flock to Waikiki, a famous neighborhood of Honolulu, for dining, shopping, and exciting nightlife. The city also is home to the beloved Waikiki Beach, known for its crescent shape, high-rise hotels, and plentiful palm trees: It's a great place to surf, swim, or doze under a sun umbrella. This city is also home to a port where you'll find many cruises departing from Honolulu. If your ship cruises out of Honolulu, count yourself lucky: This is a gorgeous location with plenty to enjoy before you depart, and cruises from here visit some of the most beautiful places in the world.

If you're a history buff, you'll find plenty of World War II attractions, such as the Battleship Missouri Memorial and USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor. For a look into the island's royal heritage, tour Honolulu's Iolani Palace, where Hawaii's last monarchs resided in the 1800s. The palace is filled with stunning gifts from all over the world. Hungry? Look no further than Honolulu's Chinatown, which has everything from dim sum to Vietnamese dishes and even Cuban fare. Taking cruises out of Honolulu offers a great chance to do a little bit of exploring in this beautiful and unique city before you depart.

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Book a Cruise Leaving from Honolulu, HI

Located on the island of Oahu, Honolulu is the capital of Hawaii. Visitors flock to Waikiki, a famous neighborhood of Honolulu, for dining, shopping, and exciting nightlife. The city also is home to the beloved Waikiki Beach, known for its crescent shape, high-rise hotels, and plentiful palm trees: It's a great place to surf, swim, or doze under a sun umbrella. This city is also home to a port where you'll find many cruises departing from Honolulu. If your ship cruises out of Honolulu, count yourself lucky: This is a gorgeous location with plenty to enjoy before you depart, and cruises from here visit some of the most beautiful places in the world.

If you're a history buff, you'll find plenty of World War II attractions, such as the Battleship Missouri Memorial and USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor. For a look into the island's royal heritage, tour Honolulu's Iolani Palace, where Hawaii's last monarchs resided in the 1800s. The palace is filled with stunning gifts from all over the world. Hungry? Look no further than Honolulu's Chinatown, which has everything from dim sum to Vietnamese dishes and even Cuban fare. Taking cruises out of Honolulu offers a great chance to do a little bit of exploring in this beautiful and unique city before you depart.

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Honolulu
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  • clear Wednesday 77° | 72°
  • chancerain Thursday 78° | 71°
  • chancerain Friday 80° | 72°
  • chancerain Saturday 79° | 73°
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Are There Any Cruises Around the Hawaiian Islands?

Yes! In fact, most cruises departing from Honolulu will visit other Hawaiian islands, stopping at ports such as Hilo, Lahaina, and Kona.

Is a Cruise a Good Way to See Hawaii?

Yes! When you take a Hawaiian cruise out of Honolulu, you can choose itineraries that visit the islands of Kauai, Maui, and Hawaii ("the big island"), giving you a taste of everything the Hawaiian Islands have to offer.

What Cruise Line Goes Around the Hawaiian Islands?

Carnival, Celebrity, Holland America, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean all offer itineraries that depart from Honolulu and visit other Hawaiian ports.

Where Is the Honolulu Cruise Terminal?

The primary Honolulu cruise port is the Pier 2 Cruise Terminal at 521 Ala Moana Blvd.

Directions to the Honolulu Cruise Terminal: How to Get to the Port of Honolulu

From the Airport

This is about a 30-minute drive. Remember to arrive at least two hours ahead of your Honolulu cruise departure.

  • Head north on Rogers Boulevard and merge onto Interstate H1 East.
  • Take exit 18A onto Route 92 East (Nimitz Highway).
  • After about 3 miles, turn right onto Channel Street. You'll find the cruise terminal on the right-hand side.

From Waikiki

  • Go west on Ala Wai Boulevard.
  • Turn left on Lipeepee Street.
  • Turn right on Hobron Lane.
  • Turn right on Ala Moana Boulevard.
  • Turn left on Channel Street; the terminal will be on the right-hand side.

Tips for Honolulu Cruise Passengers

  • If you're staying at a local hotel before your cruise, keep in mind that many cruise lines work with local hotels to pick up luggage in advance of cruises departing from Honolulu. Check to see if you can arrange to have your luggage picked up the morning of your departure and left in your cruise cabin.
  • Remember that there can be heavy traffic in Honolulu, and plan accordingly when traveling to the port.
  • Parking prices can be steep at the port, so you might want to opt for a taxi or ride-share service.