Beaches & Outdoor

Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach

Honolulu’s south shore is dominated by Waikiki Beach, famous for it’s white sand and surfing. Jump in & out of the ocean at your leisure while enjoying a variety of shopping and dining right along the shoreline. Waikiki is a beach city like nowhere else in the world, and it’s just a short walk from the Aqua Oasis.

Ala Moana Beach Park & Magic Island

Ala Moana Beach Park

At the west end of Waikiki is Ala Moana Beach Park & Magic Island. Lazily float as you watch sailboats and canoes row by while taking in beautiful views of Waikiki and the Pacific Ocean. With it’s open grassy areas, jogging paths, and over a half-mile long stretch of sandy beach, Ala Moana Beach Park & Magic Island will fill your days with sunshine and relaxation.

Diamond Head Summit Trail

A must-see up close destination! Known in Hawaiian as leahi, Diamond Head Crater was formed over 300,000 years ago and encompasses over 475 acres of interior and outer slopes.

Manoa Falls

Manoa Falls

This fun hike is great for those adventurers looking for dense greenery, fruit trees, and a waterfall pay-off! This 1.6 mile hike offers gorgeous scenery like guava trees, a bamboo forest, and fragrant wild ginger.

Dole Pineapple Plantation

Take a drive to see Dole Food Company’s Pineapple Plantation which features historic tours, pineapple cutting demonstrations, a gift shop, restaurant, fruit juice stand and the world’s largest (and fun!) maze. Don’t forget to try the famous Dole Whip, a delicious pineapple-flavored soft-serve frozen treat to cool you down on a warm Hawaiian day.

Waimea Valley

This thriving botanical garden and historical site features both native and non-native plants that have been introduced to Hawaii over several millennia. Hike to Waimea Falls where you can take a dip in a cool natural pool.