Honolulu Port FAQ

The Honolulu Port is the most strategic port of call for Hawaiian cruises. It is the gateway to the tropical city of Honolulu, the center of Pacific Island luxury. Itineraries of Honolulu cruise ships usually range from 7 to 12 nights and cover other Hawaiian islands such as Maui, Hilo, and Kona.


1 - What's the Cruise Port Address?

521 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96813-4913

2 - What's the Cruise Port Phone Number?

Passengers of Honolulu cruise lines can contact the cruise port at (808) 545-2466.

3 - What's the Cruise Port Parking Like?

There is no parking available at the cruise port. Passengers of a Honolulu cruise may park their vehicles at the Aloha Tower marketplace, although the rates can be pricey at $6. As such, using public transportation is recommended.

4 - How do You get to the Cruise Port?

From the Honolulu Airport, turn right at the north Nimitz highway and drive 4.4 miles before bearing right at South Nimitz. After 0.2 miles, turn right at Ford Street and then go left at Aloha Tower Drive.

5 - What Cruise Lines Use the Port?

Norwegian Cruise Lines, Carnival Cruises, Princess Cruises and Royal Caribbean operate at the Honolulu Cruise Port.

6 - What's the Nearest Airport to the Cruise Port?

The Honolulu International Airport is just 5 miles away from the Honolulu Cruise Port.

7 - What Attractions are Near the Cruise Port?

The nearest tourist attraction to the Honolulu Cruise Port is the Hawaii Maritime Center which documents the maritime history of the island. Another can't-miss destination is the Pearl Harbor, one of the most visited memorials in the United States. It features the USS Arizona memorial that pays tribute to the bravery of American sailors that took on the Japanese forces in 1941, as well as the USS Missouri monument. There is also the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum where tourists can learn more about submarines.

Additionally, the Waikiki Beach is near the cruise port although it can get crowded during the weekends.

Also a stone's throw away from the cruise port is the Aloha Tower which is an important Hawaiian landmark.

8 - What Hotels are Near the Cruise Port?

The Aston Hotel, Pagoda Hotel, Jet Luxury Resorts, Ala Moana Elite Collection, and Ala Moana Hotel are some of the nearby accommodations.

9 - What Restaurants and Shops are Near the Cruise Port?

There are two restaurants located within the port. Chai's Island Bistro serves seafood dishes such as shell crab croissant sandwich, grilled mahimi, lobster ravioli, and snapper with tomato citrus. The Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant offers salads, pastas, pizzas, and sandwiches. Both restaurants are located at the Aloha Tower marketplace 

In downtown Honolulu, restaurants worth visiting are Café Laniakea, Fort Street Bar & Grill, Indigo Eurasian Cuisine, and Legend Seafood Restaurant.

There are about 70 shops and boutiques around the Aloha Tower marketplace where tourists can shop for souvenirs.

10 - Are Ships Docked at the Port, or are Passengers Ferried from the Port to the Ship?

Cruise ships are docked at piers 10-11 which are adjacent to the Aloha Tower marketplace.

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