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Top 10 Oahu Activities | What You Can’t Miss on Your Visit to Paradise

Top Oahu Activities include hiking, diving, surfing and visiting Attractions like Pearl Harbor. During your next stay at our Waikiki Hotel, consider this list of top Honolulu Activities and Oahu Things to Do.     

March 31, 2014

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When you visit Ambassador Hotel – A Waikiki Hotel, you have will access to top Honolulu Activities. While one article could not contain all the many fabulous Oahu Things to Do, this list is a great place to start. Whether this visit to Oahu is your 1st or your 50th, don’t miss this list of some of the can’t-miss Oahu Activities.

Experience a Hawaiian Luau
Luaus were once a way to honor royalty and very special visitors, and when you visit Oahu YOU are the special guest. An authentic Hawaiian Luau gives you a chance to taste local food, see traditional dances and learn about the fascinating Hawaiian culture.

Spend a Day on Waikiki Beach
Waikiki Beach is one of the most famous beaches in the world and when you choose Ambassador Hotel – A Waikiki Hotel, you’ll be just a short stroll from its warm waters and soft sands. This white sand beach is reason enough to plan a visit to Honolulu.

Waikiki Shopping
Waikiki Shopping is diverse, and there is something for everyone. From fine antique stores to the open market at Maunakea Marketplace to the newly developed Waikiki Beach Walk, there are plenty of places to enjoy a little retail therapy.

Enjoy Oahu Watersports
You will find many watersports to enjoy in Oahu. Surfing, Swimming, Snorkeling, Fishing and Paddle Boarding are a few of the options. If you are SCUBA certified then there are some AMAZING underwater spots for you to explore.

Learn to Surf
Always wanted to learn how to catch a wave? This Oahu Thing to Do gives you a chance to do just that! Whether you have a bit of experience or have never stepped foot in the ocean, the experienced instructors can teach you everything you need to know so you can be riding a wave during your very first lesion.

Visit the Dole Plantation
64-1550 Kamehameha Highway Wahiawa, HI 96786
Tel: 808-621-8408
The Dole Plantation started as a fruit stand, but today a visit to this Attraction is a top Oahu Thing to Do. Visitors can enjoy a ride on the Pineapple Express or wander the Pineapple Maze which is the largest maze in the world. Many other Activities await those who visit this popular Oahu Attraction.

Dine at Oahu Restaurants
Oahu Restaurants run the gamut from bargain spots to fine French dining. With something for every taste and budget, it is easy to see why eating out is a favorite Oahu Thing to Do!

Visit the Polynesian Cultural Center
55-370 Kamehameha Highway Laie, HI 96762
Tel: 808-293-3333
Visitors to this Attraction will learn about various Polynesian cultures, explore replicas of villages, sample Hawaiian food and much more. A highlight is the chance to attend an authentic Luau, but there is much more to do at this exciting Oahu Attraction.   

Hike Diamond Head Crater
The saucer shaped crater is one of the most recognizable features of the Oahu landscape. Hiking to the summit of this crater is one of the top Honolulu Activities. When you reach the summit you’ll see a lighthouse, bunkers and, of course, breathtaking views of Oahu.   

Swim with Dolphins
Dolphins are some of the most intelligent creatures in the sea, and some Attractions give visitors a chance to swim with dolphins. You’ll don a wetsuit and enter the pool and enjoy an activity that could be the highlight of your stay at our Waikiki Hotel.

See our Oahu Visitors Guide for more information about these and other top Oahu Things to Do.

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