7 May 2014
Waikiki is an ideal destination for family fun! With plenty of stunning island landscapes to explore and a variety of family-friendly attractions, you’re sure to find the ideal activity for your next Hawaiian vacation.
Check out a few of our favorite family-friendly things to do near Waikiki!
If you have a need for speed, head to Razor Sports for a race around their go-kart track! With karts that can drift and cruise along the track, the entire family can enjoy this unique driving experience! For more family fun, head to the Waikiki Aquarium! Learn about life under the sea where you can view amazing creatures such as beautiful tropical fish, eels, green sea turtles, and Hawaiian monk seals.
For an even deeper look into the natural and cultural history of Hawaii, head to the Bishop Museum. This museum is home to exhibits that showcase the rich history of the area such as Hawaiian Hall which looks at aspects of culture such as gods, legends, and other important moments in Hawaiian history. The Pacific Hall is home to artifacts that display the migrations and oral traditions of Pacific peoples. Visitors can also stroll the Nā Ulu Kaiwi‘ula Native Hawaiian Garden to see plants that can only be found in Hawaii and are important to local culture.
The Polynesian Cultural Center is another destination for visitors to learn about the culture and legacy of the Pacific Islands. Explore the center’s 42-acres as well as history and culture spanning space and time with representations from six different island nations. View live cultural presentations, try hands-on experiences, and attend a luau. This is a can’t miss experience during a visit to Oahu!
Finally, get into the beautiful waters for yourself to snorkel and see life under the sea! Hanauma Bay State Park is a natural wonder created by the volcanic cone. It has historically been a place to fish and enjoy the stunning coral reef. Today, it is a protected marine area that invites visitors to view marine life while being sure to protect the area by wearing reef-safe sunscreen and following guidelines.
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Start planning your family vacation to visit Oahu! Explore all these family-friendly activities and more during your vacation to this island paradise! Find a condo with an oceanfront location or one just a short walk away from the beach, both an idyllic destination for a family vacation in Hawaii!
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