Tours & Attractions
Hike, golf, or explore Oahu by land and sea! World-famous beaches, historical landmarks, and adventure are all just steps from Waikiki Heritage Hotel.
Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Statue
A bronze, larger-than-life statue of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku stands in front of a bronze surfboard along the beach in Waikiki. Hawaii’s most famous athlete went to the Olympics four times, and is called the Father of Modern Surfing.
Formed within a volcanic cone, today Hanauma Bay offers a pristine marine ecosystem after the City and County of Honolulu laid out a plan in 1990 to restore the “curved bay,” after years of use from the millions of visitors who visit and love to snorkel Hanauma Bay. Voted the Best Beach in the United States for 2016 our volunteers have a booth located on the beach level to help visitors learn about conservation of the reef and the types of fish that live there.
Hike Diamond Head
This 1.6-mile round trip hike offers jaw-dropping 360° views of the island with a spotlight on Waikiki Beach.
Offering 42 acres of hands-on animal education and conservation exhibits, the zoo features hundreds of animal species including mammals, reptiles, birds, and more. From baboons to hornbills, you’ll see a wide range of animals from all over the world at the Honolulu Zoo.
Iolani Palace is a living restoration of a proud Hawaiian national identity and is recognized as the spiritual and physical multicultural epicenter of Hawaii. Built in 1882 by King Kalakaua, Iolani Palace was the home of Hawaii’s last reigning monarchs and served as the official royal residence and the residence of the Kingdom’s political and social life until the overthrow of the monarchy in 1893.
Didn’t get to see your favorite fish while snorkeling? Don’t worry! You can find them at the Waikiki Aquarium. Learn all about the conservation of Pacific marine life while exploring an underwater world. This interactive aquarium has everything, from vibrant coral to monk seals!
One of the most well-known beaches on the planet, this 2-mile stretch of white sand and calm turquoise blue ocean fringed by towering high-rises and boutique resorts is located on the South Shore of Oahu.
Waikiki Friday Fireworks
Every Friday night the sky lights up with a stunning fireworks display off Waikiki Beach at 7:45 pm.