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Waikiki Aquarium

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Neighborhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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Address: 2777 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 808 923 9741
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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It was a great visit with the kids. The audio guides were great. Had one for adults and one for kids. The kids thought it was great as well. It's not the biggest aquarium but has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

So pleased we made the effort to see this attraction in Waikiki. We absolutely loved the huge variety of beautiful tropical fish, sea horses and the jelly fish were amazing ! Never seen anything like it before. It was lovely and cool inside and each aquarium was really well presented. It made up for the fact that at Haumana Bay... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It was a great visit with the kids. The audio guides were great. Had one for adults and one for kids. The kids thought it was great as well. It's not the biggest aquarium but has a great variety. It is set out well and easy to navigate. The kids loved the feeding of the seal and the audio guides.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Not impressed. Nothing I hadn't already seen. Was rather disappointed with lack of displays. Needs great improvement.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The aquarium is set up inside (mostly) and has many tanks with different fish. It was a really neat visit. At each tank they listed the fish in the tank with a picture. It was neat to see all the beautiful fish!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I was here in April 2013. I love aquariums so I took the bus to see this one. Single female/ no worries. The aquarium is small but I didn't want to spend all day inside. A nice little trip and I got to see Diamondhead up close.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This aquarium is small, small, small and one can see everything in less than an hour. I wish there had been more native sea life exhibits to include fish and mammals.

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Burnaby, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Coming from Vancouver where we have a pretty decent aquarium, this one was on the small side. However, staying at Park Shore and using the small discount with the Aqua hotel card, can't really complain at killing about an hour there in the air con. They also have audio guides for additional info if you want to learn more.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I love aquariums and never have visited an aquarium I didn't like. The aquarium is rather small compared to others I have been to.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I went before as a teen with futbol troupe. But taking my son was just as exciting. He loves Octonauts, being involved and videos of his Teitei and Mama doing activities such as surfing, swimming, boating and scuba...so this was his moment. The Giant Grouper, sharks and the tiniest fish up close helped him apply his ABCmouse (0-8 yr old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We used our little free information guide/phone during our walk at our own pace tour. Learned a lot and the staff was more than friendly as well.

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Additional Information about Waikiki Aquarium

Address: 2777 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 808 923 9741
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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