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Honolulu Fish Auction

1131 N Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4522
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Awesome time

I loved this trip. The tour guide gave a straight forward approach to how a fish gets from the... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Monika M
via mobile
worth the early time

This was one of the highlights of our trip. The auction/tour is offered (I think) on Saturdays... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2016
Atlanta, GA
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1131 N Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4522
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I loved this trip. The tour guide gave a straight forward approach to how a fish gets from the ocean to your plate. Yes you have to get there early but it's totally worth it if you like fish. You can see hundreds to thousands...More

1  Thank Monika M
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This was one of the highlights of our trip. The auction/tour is offered (I think) on Saturdays only and the tour starts at 6am and requires reservations. The tour is extremely well done and is led by a knowledgeable guy with relevant experience. Here are...More

Thank berkeley78
Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you like sushi you'll love this auction! You will get a great education on our fisheries and see the auction going on in real time. But the biggest plus to this is you get to see the quality of the tuna meat from one...More

Thank toothdiver
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Got up crazy early to go to the Honolulu fish auction. Not for the faint of heart. But if you love to eat fresh fish this is a great place to score. We bought a 60 pound Ahi tuna for four dollars a pound. Cash...More

2  Thank susano718
Reviewed 27 January 2016

A surprisingly entertaining and informative tour. Our guide was the general manager of United Fishing Agency. He is also a graduate marine biologist and the third generation of his family to be employed in the Hawaiian fishing industry. He was also an excellent guide for...More

1  Thank Mark616315
Reviewed 13 January 2016

It is worth getting up early (on vacation!) to see the Honolulu fish auction. While our young son was not pleased about getting up so early, all was forgotten when we arrived at the pier to see the fish being unloaded off the boats, on...More

1  Thank Padparadscha
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Please DO NOT make the same mistake, we made. With only a limited amount of days and trying to cram as much in as possible, we chose, early Sunday morning, to visit the above. Not easy to get to, from Park Shore Hotel, imagine our...More

2  Thank alx22015
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Oh my gosh, this market is amazing! Eat local, delish and affordable seafoods by shopping here as well as experiencing amazingly colorful sites and sounds. Food is sold fresh raw and ready to eat there. We stayed in an apartment with a kitchen for 15...More

Thank reginad997
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Very much enjoyed our tour. Excellent guide, full of knowledge of the fish and of the fishing industry, both the methods and the regulations. To see so many fish and such a variety, Big Eye tuna, Yellowfin tuna, Opah, Ono, Shark etc. and of such...More

4  Thank A A
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

We have learnt a lot about how is the fishing, how to select the fish. It's very interesting and worthy to wake up early. It's an educational tour!

1  Thank Davina C
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Allen D
2 May 2016|
Response from toothdiver | Reviewed this property |
I have done the tour 3 times now with friends that were visiting. The tour is run by a representative of NOAA and you wear headphones while he takes you around the site. You probably could just walk in to the auction but you... More