Hilton Fireworks Sail
In this article, we check out Port Waikiki Hilton Cruises for the Hilton Fireworks Sail, a two-hour cruise (6:00pm-8:00pm) departing from the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki. We'll take you along with us as we explore the sunset, appetizers, drinks, and of course, the fireworks show.
This sunset and fireworks sail is a great way to spend a FRIDAY night in Waikiki.
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Adventure At A Glance
Port Hilton | Waikiki | OAHU
2 complimentary alcoholic beverages per adult. Additional: $1 Beer and $2 per Wine/Cocktail! Appetizers.
What to Bring:
Photo ID (21+ years old)
The check-in process was easy. The boat is located right by the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki, making it easily accessible if you're staying in Waikiki. This catamaran is a docked catamaran, meaning that you don't have to walk into the water to get on the boat (as you would with a beach catamaran). Check out this article for our comparison of docked catamarans vs. beach catamarans.
After a quick safety briefing, we were free to move around the boat.
Menu: Appetizers and Drinks
We headed to the boat to pick up our appetizers and drinks. The appetizers were super tasty and just the right amount of food for a light snack.
NOTE: The tour description explains this cruise as a dinner cruise. However, compared to other dinner cruises and due to portion sizes, we looked at this more as sail with appetizers rather than a full dinner – in our humble opinion.
Dinner Menu: Deep-fried mahi mahi fish katsu with soy ginger aioli, Teriyaki chicken, Shoyu hot dog, and Steamed rice
Vegan & GF MealVeg: Fire torched miso-glazed tofu with vegetables (advance notice is required)
Drinks: Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages and two alcoholic drinks are included. A full bar is available and beers are $1.00, and wine and cocktails are $2.00
We sailed past Diamond Head Crater and along the skyline. It was absolutely stunning to watch the sunset from the water. The nets were a perfect area to hang out or have a few cocktails.
At 8:00pm, the fireworks show began. It was a short show that lasted about five minutes, but it was absolutely amazing to watch the fireworks from the water.
In the winter season, the Hilton Fireworks start a bit earlier at 7:45pm.
If you're looking for a relaxing evening in Waikiki, the Hilton Fireworks Sail is an excellent way to spend a Friday night.
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