Set sail on one of Waikiki’s most popular outdoor activities. A catamaran cruise is a great way to spend some time in the open water taking in views of Diamond Head, sipping on a Mai Tai, and sunbathing. Some catamarans offer snorkeling right off the boat, whale watching, or fishing.
For those who aren’t afraid to get wet, the best way to see the waves is to catch one off Waikiki Beach! Legendary surfer, Duke Kahanamoku, made Waikiki famous for surfing. With its protective bay and mellow waves, Waikiki Beach remains one of the most desired places to surf. Take a lesson and you’ll up on a board in no time!
For the watersports enthusiast, enjoy a parasailing adventure and experience sky-high views of the beautiful Waikiki and Honolulu coastline. A parasail boat will transport you safely while using a harness method allowing you to sail through the Hawaii skies and over the Pacific Ocean. Prices vary by line footage, many activity company’s are available to provide rates and service. Parasailing is on the to-do list for any adventure junkie!
After all the dining out you’ve been doing, you’re probably itching to work off those extra calories! Diamond Head is not only a beautiful landmark, it offers a moderate hike to that top that’s both fun and challenging. You’ll climb fairly steep stairs, go through a cave, and reach the summit for a spectacular 360-degree view of the island. 1.5 miles round trip. $5 park fee.
Calling all animals lovers! Honolulu isn’t just clear water and sandy beaches. Check out the 902 animals that call the Honolulu Zoo home. With over 42 acres to explore, the zoo offers both animal and plant exhibits, a café, and educational programs. Your whole family will love the wild side of Waikiki.
Aqua Skyline is just minutes away from many shopping destinations including the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center and Luxury Row, and a short drive to Ala Moana Center – an open-air mall with 4 levels of shops featuring local retailers and chain department stores alike. Also nearby to Ala Moana Center are Walgreen’s and Walmart for added convenience.