Welcome to Honolulu
Here in Honolulu, away from the crowded haunts of Waikiki, you get to shake hands with the real Hawaii. A boisterous Polynesian capital, Honolulu delivers an island-style mixed plate of experiences. Eat your way through the pan-Asian alleys of Chinatown, where 19th-century whalers once brawled and immigrant traders thrived.Gaze out to sea atop the landmark Aloha Tower, then sashay past Victorian-era brick buildings,... Read More
Top experiences in Honolulu
Oahu Submarine Scooter Adventure
Meet your friendly guide on Keahole Street in Honolulu at your selected departure time. Board a 50-foot (12-meter) power catamaran boat and enjoy views of Diamond Head Crater, the Koolau mountain range and Koko Crater as you cruise the picturesque waters of Maunalua Bay. When you reach your crystal-clear dive location, your guide will brief you on what to expect during your underwater adventure and explain how to use your self-propelled, electric submarine scooter -- a fun, unique, eco-friendly way to explore these Hawaiian waters. Then, follow your guide under water and effortlessly glide past beautiful tropical reefs, admiring views of colorful fish, green sea turtles and other marine life along the way. After your scooter tour, you can also snorkel, swim and relax on the boat’s shaded deck. You’ll also cruise past celebrity homes and see filming locations of the hit TV show Hawaii Five-O. Learn about the history of the area from your guide and enjoy snacks and drinks on board. At the end of your 2-hour tour, you have the option to purchase professional photos or a video of your activity to remember this Oahu experience forever!
Honolulu Double Decker Sightseeing Tour Including Pearl Harbor
Hop aboard the double-decker bus in Waikiki in the morning. Then, settle into your seat and enjoy a relaxing ride past the must-see highlights of Honolulu. First, visit the USS Arizona Memorial and Pearl Harbor, where you'll re-live the moment that catapulted America into World War II. At the Arizona Memorial Visitor Center, watch film footage from the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack and browse the historic artifacts on display. Ride the Navy launch across Pearl Harbor to board the USS Arizona Memorial, which marks the resting place of the 1,102 sailors and marines who died that tragic day. Accessible only by boat, the memorial straddles the sunken hull of the battleship.Your journey continues aboard the double-decker bus with a drive through National Cemetery of the Pacific. Located just north of Downtown Honolulu in a long-extinct volcano called Punchbowl Crater, this cemetery -- listed on the National Register of Historic Places -- is the final resting place for thousands of veterans, and commemorates many of the soldiers who died at Pearl Harbor. Your guide will also point out the Honolulu Memorial and Courts of the Missing.The final portion of your tour takes you through the city's historic district. Pass 'Iolani Palace -- the only royal palace on American soil -- as well as Kawaiahao Church, the State Library and Archives, the State Capitol, the statue of King Kamehameha, Honolulu Hale and the Mission Houses Museum. Throughout your tour, your guide will offer informative, entertaining commentary about the sights you see. Enjoy unobstructed views and feel the wind in your hair from the open-air top deck, or enjoy the cozy comfort of the indoor lower level.
Go Oahu Card
The Go Oahu Card leaves you in control, allowing you to have the best, customized experience possible. The Honolulu pass is available for one, two, three, four, five or seven days. You may visit as many attractions as you like in one day, but you are limited to visiting each attraction only once per day.The Go Oahu Card also offers a wide variety of free gifts and discounts at some of Oahu's best retailers and restaurants. Full details are available in your guidebook. See 'Itinerary' below for full list of included attractions.
Dinner Cruise with Live Hawaiian Entertainment
Dine on a sumptuous buffet featuring a variety of tropical dishes, finishing with complimentary tea and coffee. Tables accommodate 6 - 8 people and are shared with other guests. The dining room and luxurious contemporary lounge offer 360 deg. views of diamond head and the Waikiki skyline. The sparkling lights of Honolulu and Waikiki, along with the balmy Hawaiian breeze are the perfect combination for a relaxing sunset cruise in Oahu. This is the only dinner cruise that in addition to sailing along Waikiki Beach, travels beyond Diamond Head to see the hidden shores of the Kahala Coastline - home to Hawaii's rich and famous. This Oahu Sunset Dinner Cruise features a live Hawaiian-contemporary show featuring a cast of lively dancers musicians. Dance the night away as you cruise along the beautiful Hawaiian coastline.
Diamond Head and Oahu Coast Half-Day Tour
Your Oahu scenic tour begins with a visit to Amelia Earheart Lookout for spectacular views to Diamond Head. Next, enjoy the magnificent views of Diamond Head, Waikiki, and Honolulu. The tour continues to Queen Emma's Summer Palace as you head into the cool, lush rainforest of Nu'uanu Valley along Pali Drive. Experience the gusting winds at the summit of historic and sacred Nu'uanu Pali Lookout and look towards the beautiful coast of windward Oahu. From this vantage point you can see Kane'ohe Bay, Chinaman's Hat, and windward beaches. As you travel around the island, you'll visit several key location which shaped President Obama's beliefs, values, and life. Along the way, you'll learn about historical events and most importantly, visit Hawaii's special place that played a key role in the youth and early adult years of the 44th president of the United States. As you travel along the coastline on this Oahu tour, the stretch from Makapu'u Point and Sandy Beach to Halona Blowhole will be revealed. At the end of the day, you'll have the opportunity to see the landmark Koko Head Crater and beautiful Hanauama Bay (closed Tuesdays). You'll mix sightseeing, culture, and history on this unique Oahu sightseeing tour!
Oahu Casual Sunset Dinner and Show Cruise
As you sail out to Diamond Head on an Oahu sunset cruise you'll have the opportunity to explore the boat's four decks, including the observation deck for unparalleled ocean views of Oahu's spectacular coastline.During the Honolulu sunset cruise a variety of live entertainment is on offer, starting with a pier-side welcome hula. During the deliciously prepared dinner, enjoy live Hawaiian music as you cruise along Waikiki's coastline. Audience participation is encouraged! The feature show on the Honolulu dinner cruise is the magical "My Hawaii - Beyond the Reef", with the largest cast on Oahu waters. Celebrating Hawaii's beauty and culture, this original show is a must-see on Oahu.Book on a Friday and enjoy an extra hour to view the Friday aerial Fireworks show!