Honolulu Zoological Society
151 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815
The Honolulu Zoo is open 9:00 am to 5:30 pm daily. The last entry is taken at 4:30 pm. We are open every day except Christmas Day. The Zoo is 42 acres and home to 995 different animals from the tropics. Komodo Dragons, orang-utans, elephants, primates, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and a variety of African animals can be seen daily. Be sure to see the wildest place in Waikiki! Twilight Tours of the Zoo are held every Saturday night from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. These walking tours are led by a guide and are appropriate adults and families with kids ages 5 and up. Please call 971-7195 to register.
1600 Kapiolani Blvd Ste 1630, Honolulu, HI 96814
Experience Hawaii's only real submarine tour! Create lifetime memories diving into the habitat of countless, exotic sea creatures in the comfortable and safe submarine. Marvel at sunken aircraft and shipwrecks, and the "new homes for fish" Atlantis creates through its impressive reef development activities.
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor
319 Lexington Boulevard, Historic Ford Island, Honolulu, HI 96818
Occupies WWII hangars that bear the scars of the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack. Located on historic Ford Island at Pearl Harbor, the nation's first battlefield, it's dedicated to showing the patriotism and valor of the American aviators in the Pacific. View an F-14, F-15; a 1942 Japanese Zero and its opponent, the Wildcat, in full diorama exhibits. Enjoy a movie of the attack narrated by survivors and tours with veteran docents. Cafe with beer and wine. Museum Store with unique aviation memorabilia.
Polynesian Cultural Center
55-370 Kamehameha Highway, Laie, HI 96762
The Polynesian Cultural Center is Hawaii’s #1 visitor attraction, with villages and exhibits representing the 8 cultures of Aotearoa, Fiji, Hawaii, Marquesas, Samoa, Tahiti and Tonga, and Easter Island. Set on 42 acres of Oahu’s North Shore, the PCC has a lagoon that hosts canoe tours during the day and an exciting Canoe Pageant at 2:30 p.m. Cool off in Hawaii’s only IMAX Theater to enjoy Coral Reef Adventure and learn the importance of coral reefs.
The Waikiki Aquarium
2777 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815
Founded in 1904 and administered by the University of Hawaii since 1919, the Waikiki Aquarium is located on the shoreline of Waikiki Beach next to a living reef and across from Kapiolani Park. The Aquarium showcases more than 500 marine species, and maintains more than 3,000 marine specimens. New Hawaiian Green Sea turtle exhibit. Peppermint Angelfish one of the Ocean’s rarest fish. Only one on display for the public in the world. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Exhibit.
Wet 'n' Wild Hawaii
400 Farrington Highway, Kapolei, HI 96707
Wet’n’Wild Hawaii offers more than 25 wet ‘n’ wild rides and attractions, ideal for families and thrill seekers. The Park features Waterworld, a multi-level activity pool with over seven family slides and interactive activities, Waianae Coaster, a choice of four thrilling tube slides that take guests 4 ½ stories down a cliff, Da Flowrider, a state-of-the-art stationary wave, and the newly added Tornado which takes guests through a 130 foot tunnel and drops them down into the eye of the storm from 50 feet in the air.
Sea Life Park Hawaii
41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy #7, Waimanalo, HI 96795
Come play with us! Where dolphins dance, sea lions sing, and penguins perform in this magical place by the sea. Sea Life Park Hawaii offers Hawaii's most diverse array of close-up marine animal encounters. Mingle nose-to-nose with the dolphins in our Dolphin Royal Swim, Dolphin Swim Adventure and Dolphin Encounter programs. Be a sea trek adventurer and photograph rays, turtles and sharks in the 300,000 gallon Reef Tank. Hand feed a sea lion, swim next to a ray in the Hawaiian Ray Encounter, or play with a sea lion in the Sea Lion Discovery program.
64-1550 Kamehameha Hwy, Wahiawa, HI 96786
Journey through the 2008 “World’s Largest Maze,” as featured in the Guinness Book of World Records, where fearless adventurers can search for eight secret stations on their way to solving the mystery of the maze. Then, take a ride on the Pineapple Express train. This 20-minute train tour is fully narrated in English, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin, and will give visitors an overview on the history of the pineapple, agriculture in Hawaii, and the life of James Dole. Trains depart every half-hour between 9:30 am and 5:00 pm, weather permitting. Next, stroll through the Plantation Garden Tour. The tour consists of eight mini-gardens that will give visitors a close-up look at a wide variety of fruits, flowers and native plants. Tour-goers will hear stories and legends of old Hawaii. The audio narration is available in English, Japanese and Korean.
Star of Honolulu
1 Aloha Tower Drive, Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 983-STAR (7827)
Experience Hawaii's most popular sunset dinner cruise aboard the award-winning 1,500-passenger Star of Honolulu! Enjoy constant entertainment, from welcome hula to live Jazz and Polynesian show by the largest cast on island waters. Enjoy vistas of Waikiki, Diamond Head and the Pacific from 4 decks including the 60’ high observation deck. It is Hawaii’s only A.D.A. compliant ship with recent $1 million interior renovation inspired by Hawaii's “Boat Days” and Art Deco design. Three types of stabilizers ensure smooth sailing.
Dolphin Quest - Oahu
5000 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816
Dolphin Quest takes you on a journey into the intriguing world of the dolphin through amazing face-to-face encounters. Your journey of discovery transports you to a place where people and dolphins make lifelong connections and dreams of touching and swimming with these magnificent beauties of the ocean come true. Our environment of fun mixed with education, and emotion blended with adventure touches hearts and minds. A portion of the proceeds from Dolphin Quest supports vital marine education, conservation and research.
Pacific Historic Parks
94-1187 Ka Uka BLVD, Waipahu, HI 96797
A non-profit association cooperating with the National Park Service, this company operates the only USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour and the only gift store at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. In addition, this organization assist the National Park Service at the Kalaupapa National Historical Park on the Island of Molokai.
Stearman BiPlane Rides
Open Cockpit air tours in Antique BiPlanes along North Shore of O'ahu and to Pearl Harbor. Aerobatic rides.
68-760 Farrington Hwy, Waialua, HI 96791
Hawaii's oldest and largest skydiving company offers daily tandem skydiving at the World's Most Beautiful Drop Zone. Tandem is the safest and easiest way to experience the thrill of skydiving for the first time. Transportation from Waikiki hotels is available at 7:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m.
680 Iwilei Road, Suite 700, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
Roberts Hawaii is a full service transportation and activity company that delivers first class transportation, personalized sightseeing tours and excursions. Our employee-owned and operated company began serving the tourism industry on Kauai in 1941. Today, after 70 years, our service extends to the four major islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Hawaii’s Big Island. We are proud of our Travel Industry Partnerships and the reputation we have earned over the years by servicing Hawaii’s individual visitors, travel agents, meeting planners, destination management companies and escorted tour providers. By calling on Roberts you can be confident that your clients will experience the highest level of service with a genuine Aloha spirit.
South Pacific Water Sports
7192 Kalanianaole Hwy E207, Honolulu, HI 96825
Nature walks and Water sports including jet ski, parasailing, Hanauma Bay snorkeling, scuba diving, bumper tube, banana boat rides, wakeboarding, and surfing.
Na Ho'ola Spa
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa, 2424 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
10,000 square-foot, full-service spa with gorgeous ocean and mountain views. Facials, massages, body treatments, body wraps, waxing and wedding services available.
Ko'olina Resort, Kapolei, HI 96707
This 35,000 square foot oasis offers traditional wellness therapies, as well as treatments that are uniquely Hawaiian in origin. The largest full-service resort spa on the island of Oahu.
Tachibana Golf Tours
3035 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816
Golf tours, transportation services, retail golf shop, guide service, trolling and fishing, Waikele shopping, hiking, gift basket service.
Hawaii Prince Golf Club
91-1200 Fort Weaver Road, Ewa Beach, HI 96706
Oahu's only 27 hole course located on the sunny Ewa plains, just forty minutes from Waikiki. The course occupies 270 acres with stunning views of the Waianae mountains. Ninety white sand bunkers and ten lakes protect the 27 manicured greens.
Ko Olina Golf Club
92-1220 Aliinui Dr, Kapolei, HI 96707
Ko Olina Golf Club, designed by renown architect Ted Robinson, offers an experience for all with spectacular water features, generous fairways and challenging greens. Ko Olina Golf Club has hosted Champions Tour and LPGA events, including the LPGA LOTTE Championship from 2012 - 2014. The Ko Olina Golf Club is home to a world-class golf academy and helps golfers of all skill levels learn to play the game better. Practice facilities include an all-grass driving range, putting greens,the finest short game practice area on the island along with an award winning golf shop, ProLink hands-free GPS system with yardage, scoring and food & beverage ordering capabilities. The locker rooms are equipped with full size lockers, showers, steam room, and Jacuzzi. Known as the "Best 19th Hole in Hawaii", Roy's Ko Olina provides Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine using fresh local ingredients with European sauces and bold Asian spices. Roy's Ko Olina is open for lunch and dinner.
Kohala Ditch Adventures
53-324 Lighthouse Road, Kapaau, HI 96755
Our Tour includes an off - road excursion on our custom Pinzgauer to our launch site high in the Kohala mountains. We board our kayaks and cruise on the Kohala ditch system for 2.5 miles through a Hawaiian rainforest, 10 earth tunnels, and 7 water flumes. Our knowledgeable native guides will share genuine Hawaiian history.
The Great 4D Movie Ride at The Shops at Mauna Lani
68-1330 Mauna Lani Drive Suite 126, Kohala Coast, HI 96743
The Great 4-D Movie Ride is Hawaii's first and only 4-D theater. Great for all ages, the theater shows 3-D features and simulated "rides" on a 19-foot widescreen. The action is synchronized with full-range motion seats, a 2500W surround sound system, and "4-D" effects, such as blown air and water spray, for a complete multi-sensory experience.
Sea Wife Charters
74-381 Kealakehe Parkway, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Sea Wife II is a 38 foot Delta specializing in share charters and large groups. Only sportfishing boat in Honokahau Marina that is Coast Guard inspected and certified.All tackle, ice and ice chest provided. Keep your catch. Trips daily.
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Four Mile Scenic Route, Papaikou, HI 96781
Often acclaimed as the most beautiful area in Hawaii, this garden is a photographer’s and nature lover’s paradise. Featuring over 2,500 species of tropical plants from around the globe, an orchid garden, macaw aviary and oceanfront walk.
Keauhou Bay, Kaleiopapa Str., Keauhou, HI 96740
Dolphin Discoveries. Kona's premier snorkel/dolphin & whalewatch adventures. Book with Dolphin Discoveries and here is what you get: *Two premier snorkel sites on am tour. Cook's Monument at Kealakekua Bay and the Place of Refuge. See beautiful coral gardens, colorful tropical fish,swim eye to eye with the green sea turtles at the Place of Refuge. *Explore sea caves and lava tubes. *Year round dolphin and whalewatching tour lead by trained naturalist guide. *Seasonal Humpback whalewatch with hydrophones to hear the whales sing! *Small personal groups on our large state of the art adventure rafts with shade. *Inclusive of snorkel gear, instruction, flotation devices, fresh tropical fruit, snacks and cold drinks. *Daily tours depart Keauhou Bay boat ramp (808) 322-8000.am check in 7:45pm check in 12:00 noon * Private charters available.
Spa Without Walls
The Orchid At Mauna Lani, One North Kaniku Drive, Kohala Coast, HI 96743
The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii's award-winning Spa Without Walls lets you enjoy the splendor of Hawaii's tropical climate with eight private outdoor waterfall hale (huts), six more oceanside and four indoor treatments rooms. With the soothing sounds of water, the pleasant ocean breezes and the floral scent that fills the air on the Big Island, spa treatments integrate Hawaii's natural therapeutic environment and ancient healing arts into every experience.
Kohala Sports Club & Spa
Hilton Waikoloa Village, 425 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, HI 96743-9791
Our spa is a luxurious 25,000 square foot facility. The spa provides locker rooms with complimentary hot and cold tea and fresh fruit; complete with personal amenties, robes, slippers, towels, lava rock heated sauna, outdoor garden whirlpool and inhalation steam room. The spa features an exclusive selection of specialized massages, facials, scrubs, wraps, hydrotherapy treatments, sports enhancement training programs, and salon services.
Oceanrider Seahorse Farm
73-4460 Queen Kaahumanu Hwy. #118, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Oceanrider Seahorse Farm is the World's only sustainable marine aquarium that displays our collection of exotic, endangered, captive bred Seahorses & Sea Dragons, Reef fish.
Mauna Kea Summit Adventures
The original sunset and stargazing tour since 1983. Along with expert guiding we provide customized 4x4 turbo-diesel vans, arctic parkas and powerful telescopes. Hot drinks and light supper included.
Lava Ocean Adventures
Hawaii's Big Island Lava Ocean Adventures are the best way to view lava touch the sea. Step aboard the 34ft 24 passenger lava boat LAVAKAI for your front row seat to view lava red hot or experience the aftermath from the 27+ year eruption in the remote Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
Kona Eco Adventures
On the misty slopes of Mauna Loa at Kaawaloa Hawaiian Forest, Kona Eco Adventures features Ziplining, ATV rides & Nature Hiking. In a Rare Native Hawaiian rain forest you’ll experience towering untouched Koa & Ohia trees, native plants and native birds you may see and hear only on Hawaii Island. Accompanied by two knowledgeable, well trained tour guides, you will soar from tree to tree platforms and see the birds’ eye view of majestic South Kona. Our ATV rides and Nature Hikes gives you a closer look at Hawai`i’s native flora and fauna. Whether you are zipping, riding or hiking, Kona Eco Adventures will be the greatest highlight of your vacation.
Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation
73-1942 Hao Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation is the largest Organic Coffee Farm in the nation. We invite you to join us for a coffee experience to remember. We offer free coffee tasting at both of our locations, and a free mill and roastery tour at our main location. Our mill is located in Kaloko, just 15 minutes from the airport. There you can join us for a complementary tour at the top of every hour, Monday thru Sunday from 10am – 4pm. Take an Organic Coffee Farm Tour. RSVP your chance to explore our Award Winning Cloud Forest Estate located just past ancient lava tubes. This private tour will show and teach you about coffee, from the tree to the cup. Book a lesson to become a Roast Master for a Day. You will roast your very own batch of Kona Coffee, and we will create custom labels that have a picture of your choice. Stop by our Kainaliu organic farm. Both locations are open 7 days a week, and offers another chance to view our orchards. Visit our website for map and directions.
Hawaii Forest & Trail
74-5035B Queen Kaahumanu Hwy, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Hawaii Forest & Trail offers eight different Nature Adventures that showcase the Big Island's amazing diversity. Our adventures feature the best tour locales, great customer service, relaxed easy walks and Interpretive Guides who share with you the landscapes, legends and life of Hawaii. We offer half-day and full-day adventures into waterfalls, active volcanoes, native habitats, and some of the most beautiful landscape on earth. Tours include: Kohala Waterfalls Adventure, Kilauea Volcano & Twilight Volcano Adventures, Mauna Kea Summit & Stars Adventure, Rainforest/Dry-forest Birding Adventure, and Hakalau NWR Birdwatching, and Hualalai Holoholo Adventures. Custom private adventures are also available. Tours are limited to 12 - 14 guests and are fully outfitted including food, snacks and gear.
Hawaii Lifeguard Surf Instructors
75-5909 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Native Hawaiian Lifeguards certified by the American Red Cross. Offering Surfing lessons, Stand UP Paddle or Kayak lessons and tours. Open Daily. Big Islands Lifeguard Surfing School.
Blue Sea Cruises
Kailua Kona Pier, 75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Blue Sea Cruises is the leader in marine Eco Adventures on the Big Island of Hawaii; operating two very unique vessels (Spirit of Kona & Makai). Our sunset cocktail & dinner cruise, Evening on the Reef/Glass Bottom Cruise, offers complimentary bar, a full course Pacific Rim style dinner accompanied by live music and a hula show plus a conga line. Top Ten thing To Do on the Big Island is a Swim with Manta Rays aboard the Makai with our Sky lounge comfort, 2 restrooms & shower. Or stay dry and take the World’s Only Glass Bottom Manta Watch and get the full view sipping a free Mai tai. Great for the whole family. Also in the glass bottom Dolphin Adventure or Whale Watch seasonally. Included are either a buffet lunch or light snacks, soft drinks and a Naturalist describing marine life & sites along the coast.
Waikoloa Beach Golf Course
600 Waikoloa Beach Dr., Waikoloa, HI 96738
Winding its way through ancient lava fields along the breathtaking Kohala coastline, Waikoloa’s Beach Course is, resort golf at its finest. The 6,566 yard, Par 70 Beach Course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and was literally carved from the lava flow along the picturesque Anaeho’omalu Bay. Immaculate greens are well-guarded by numerous strategically placed white sand bunkers, shimmering water features, but the ultimate Big Island golf experience may be the Beach Course’s 502-yard par 5 seventh—known throughout the islands as the most spectacular oceanfront par-five in Hawaii. Not only is it a challenging golf hole, its rocky point over the breakers is an awesome place to spot humpback whales and misty, distant views of other Hawaiian Islands.