Sensational Activities in Waikiki
Dive into a variety of land and water activities in Waikiki. From snorkeling to scuba diving to Waikiki surfing, there are so many fun things to do for vacationing visitors. Preview the list of activities to take part in during your stay at Waikiki Hotel Resort. Need help planning your adventure and itinerary on Oahu?
Click here for some of our favorite and recommended activities.
Discover the beautifully blue Hawaiian waters and reefs of Waikiki with endless sailing and snorkeling tours. One of the best Waikiki activities, guests can snorkel with sea turtles and array of colorful and tropical fish and enjoy beautiful views as you glide across the ocean. From Waikiki Beach to Fort DeRussy Beach and Hanauma Bay, there are endless places to enjoy spectacular snorkeling near our hotel. Click here to book a snorkel excursion to Hanauma Bay.
Dive with sharks, turtles and endless marine life at Waikiki Beach or dive some of the best wrecks Hawaii has to offer such as the WWII corsair plane wreck or the YO257 and Sea Tiger shipwrecks. With endless scuba diving charters and courses, visitors will enjoy an unparalleled diving experience.
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hawaii’s waters are home to 23 species of marine mammals, of which 22 are whales or dolphins. Waikiki offers a variety of whale watching tours (during the winter months) with expert insight and guidance. Share tropical Hawaiian waters with whales and experience first-hand action in pristine whale-rich areas away from the rush of Waikiki. Enjoy the best whale watching in Oahu and in the surrounding area. Click here to join a dolphin & whale watching excursion.
Go on the ultimate thrill ride as you set sail high above the pristine waters of the Pacific Ocean while being harnessed to a safe and colorful parachute, all the while being towed along by an extreme speed boat. Enjoy the quiet and beautiful scenery while hundreds of feet in the air or get wet and wild with more extreme rides. Click here to book.
For beginners, Waikiki is one of the best places to learn to surf. The birthplace of modern surfing, Waikiki offers gentle sloping waves that are less than two feet in the winter and around three feet in the summer. Two famous Waikiki surfing sites, Queen's and Canoes, are located at the west end of Kuhio Beach Park, just minutes from the hotel. Click here to book a surfing lesson in Waikiki!
One of the best Waikiki activities to enjoy is shopping. Our hotel places you just steps away from world-class shopping at Kalakaua Avenue, the main road through Waikiki that features a range of shops, restaurants and bars. The International Marketplace is also within walking distance and offers over 130 carts, shops and artisan stands in the heart of Waikiki.