Oahu is a perfect family vacation destination. You’ll never run out of activities when you visit Honolulu with kids. Honolulu is the capital of Hawaii and is on the south shore.
Polynesian Cultural Center – explore the heritage of the Pacific Islands at this 42 acre theme park and living museum. Participate in an authentic Polynesian luau and watch their award-winning show, “Hā: Breath of Life.” It’s an unforgettable experience that the whole family will enjoy.
Waimea Bay Beach Park – Waimea is famous for its 30-foot waves in the winter and is a top place to watch some of the world’s best and bravest surfers. During summer, the water calms considerably and is a great destination for swimming, snorkeling and diving.
Hanauma Bay State Park – Go early (the preserve opens at 6 a.m. year round) because when the parking lot is full, visitors are turned away at the entrance.
Ehukai Pillbox Hike – a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail that offers up a bird’s-eye view of Oahu’s North Shore.
Waikiki Aquarium – Founded in 1904, it is the second oldest public aquarium in the United States.
Honolulu Zoo – What began as the exotic bird collection of the island’s king is now a 42 acre park with over 1,200 animals, including several rare and endangered species.
Kualoa Ranch & Zipline – Kualoa is a 4000-acre private nature reserve and working cattle ranch known as Jurassic Valley!
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