Dolphin Watch: Save $10 on Adult tickets when you book online!

Looking to see wild dolphins, including the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin (called nai‘a in Hawaiian)? Then we invite you to join us during our popular Dolphin Star BBQ & Snorkel Watch cruise – not only could you spot dolphins leaping in the air alongside our 149-passenger vessel, but you’ll also get the chance to dive into the water and see them playing in their natural habitat!

Our other aquatic pals will also greet you after taking the plunge into the ocean. While you snorkel, it’s not uncommon to see these friendly sea creatures: honu (Hawaiian sea turtles), hihimanu (spotted eagle rays), humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa (trigger fish – also Hawaii’s state fish), uhu (parrot fish) and wana (sea urchin).

On our vessel, we will explore the Waianae Coast, which boasts some of the most crystal clear and clean waters. Our certified Naturalists and Captain will also provide expert narration for an unforgettable trip.

The Wild Dolphin BBQ & Snorkel Watch departs from Waianae Boat Harbor at 12:00 p.m., followed by the Captain’s briefing, dolphin watching, snorkeling and lunch. The vessel disembarks at 3:00 p.m. and drops off in Waikiki at 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit


You already know Dolphin Star has the best views of playful dolphins and other marine life. But have you heard about our gourmet BBQ lunch? After spending the day spotting dolphins, guests can enjoy their very own gourmet burger freshly grilled onboard!

When choosing from one of our exciting cruise packages, be sure to choose one with our BBQ lunch! Create your own masterpiece with our variety of gourmet fixings. Start with one of our freshly baked taro or fluffy Kaiser bun and load up your premium hamburger with grilled pineapple, fresh avocado, Kamuela vine ripened tomato, purple onion, Kula lettuce, and a variety of cheeses. The fun doesn’t stop there! We also offer teriyaki, spicy BBQ, ketchup and mustard to excite your taste buds. Vegan garden burgers are also available with 24 hours notice.

Feel the need to pack a crunch in your lunch? Choose from our trio of potato chips, which include delicious taro, Maui style and sweet potato chips. For dessert, we offer decadent, homemade chocolate brownies and refreshing pineapples!

What better way to relax after a magical day of spotting dolphins than to enjoy a gourmet meal? For more information on our BBQ lunch packages or to book a cruise today, call (808) 983-STAR (7827) or visit