Glass Bottom Boat Sunset Cruise

Glass Bottom Boat Sunset Cruise


Experience an Iconic Hawaii Sunset

When someone says “Hawaii,” the image of an iconic sunset over our city on the sea, Waikiki, pops into mind almost subconsciously. We’re taking the traditional land-based viewpoints of Honolulu and turning them on their head with our unique ocean perspective. Come aboard the Haleiwa Queen and relax with your crew as the skies turn to orange, purple, and pink behind downtown Honolulu during our sunset tour.

Peer through our glass-bottom viewports as fish and sea life are curiously drawn toward our boat’s lights illuminating the water around the glass, making Oahu’s reefs and creatures viewable even at night. There are few sights more memorable than Honolulu’s city lights from the water at sunset. Don’t miss this unique Hawaii experience!

During the winter, the humpback whales might even treat you to a show! They migrate through Hawaiian waters during whale watching season every year (November – May) to breed and calve. During this season, they exhibit some of their most iconic behaviors — breaching, diving, and slapping the water. They may even sing for you!

Whether you’re on a family vacation or traveling with a large group, a fun-filled tour with Hawaii Glass Bottom Boats is the perfect activity! It’s ideal for convention groups, employee appreciation days, military group outings, and local school field trips. We also offer wedding photo tours showcasing you on your wedding day with the beautiful Oahu coastline in the background.

We look forward to sharing our unique perspective of Honolulu with you, above and below the surface.

The Haleiwa Queen crew knows these islands well, so you’ll be in good hands throughout the tour. Hop onto our 50-foot power catamaran with glass viewing ports at the bottom. It accommodates up to 49 people of all ages, with enough space for collapsible wheelchairs and walkers. So our friendly crew welcomes guests with mobility issues, and offer assistance if needed.

Book a sunset tour with Hawaii Glass Bottom Boats today. It’s the perfect way to end your day.

Where are you located?
We’re in the Kewalo Basin Harbor, about a 15 to 20-minute drive from most resorts in Waikiki. For GPS purposes, our address is 1009 Ala Moana Blvd Honolulu, HI 96814. The Haleiwa Queen is docked at slip F26.

Do you provide transportation from Waikiki?
No. You must make your own arrangements to meet us at the Kewalo Basin Harbor. There is plenty of cheap parking at the harbor, or you can take a taxi or app-based ride share service like Uber and Lyft.

What kind of boat is it?
The Haleiwa Queen is a 50-foot power catamaran with glass viewing ports on the bottom so you can see what’s going on underwater without ever getting wet!

Is the boat handicap accessible?
Passengers with mobility issues need to be able to take a step across from the dock to the boat in order to board, and then guests can then be immediately seated. Our crew can assist if needed — just make sure to arrive a little bit early! Once on board, there is plenty of space for all our guests. Walkers and collapsible wheelchairs can be brought on board. Motorized chairs or scooters are not allowed.

What do we see aboard the glass-bottom boat?
Expect to see local reef fish, turtles, eels, beautiful living reef formations, and the famous South Shore of Oahu. You get spectacular views of Waikiki, Diamond Head, and the cityscape of downtown Honolulu. Sharks, dolphins, and whales may also be seen depending on the season.

Is there a bathroom on board?
Yes, there is one marine head on the boat.

Are any food or drinks provided?
We provide water on all cruises. You are also welcome to bring your own food and drinks (including adult beverages) on any of our cruises. We even have coolers with ice that you can use.

Nicole M wrote a review
Awesome Experience!
Went with a group of 3 people. Highly recommend doing the sunset cruise while in Oahu. The views you get from the water are spectacular. The crew was super friendly and made sure we had a great experience. Plan on booking again with Hawaii Glass Bottom Boats next time I'm in Oahu!

Julie Horseman wrote a review
Sunset Cruise
Super cute couple running the boat. Went for sunset cruise and got some great whale watching in, too. My husband and son (Marine stationed in Hawaii) enjoyed it just as well.