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!
Want to learn more about what’s whirling around you when you’re surfing or taking a swim? No need to get in the water for that! Check out this family-friendly activity, right on the shoreline of Waikiki Beach. You’ll meet honu (sea turtles), Hawaiian monk seals, beautiful reef fish, seahorses, intricate corals and more!
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. Park fee is $5.00 per car or $1 per person for pedestrians. Cash only.
Hawaiian royalty used to watch horse races at this park, located at the quiet corner of Waikiki near the Honolulu Zoo. These days, people love this park because it’s a fantastic place for morning yoga, an afternoon picnic, or a starlit evening run. People also love to take their dogs for walks along the perimeter of the park.
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.
Our shuttle will give you a ride to Honolulu’s number one shopping destination, Ala Moana Center. With over 290 exclusive retail shops, visitors and locals alike love this popular indoor/outdoor mall. Visit local retailers like Sand People and Maui Divers Jewlery, or popular department stores like Macy’s, Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus. After a packed day of shopping, enjoy one of the many dining options like Mai Tai Bar, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, or Alan Wong’s Pineapple Room. Just a block from Ala Moana Center you can find Walgreens and Walmart for added convenience.