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Waikiki Beach

Address: Kalakaua Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
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Honolulu History and Culture Segway Tour
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Ranked #29 of 123 Attractions in Honolulu
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Surfing, Walking, Dining, Snorkeling
Owner description: Oahu's most popular beach.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Surfing, Walking, Dining, Snorkeling
Owner description: Oahu's most popular beach.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Love waikiki beach. Even if it is an extremely busy, touristy version of hawaii. You can here the live hawaiian music from Dukes bar in the early evenings. The water is very clear and a mai tai catamaran sunset cruise is well worth the USD15. You get to look back at the whole waikiki beach that way. I mostly chilled... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
36 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Had high expectations of this beach from years of looking at photos and postcards. The beach is long but narrow with wider spots in some areas. Sand is not your fine, white sand. While in the water I almost cut my foot on rocks and I did see someone limping out with cut foot. It can be crowded, busy, and... More 

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Ponoka, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

If you love crowds and people watching, Waikiki Beach is for you. Nothing serene or calm about this beach. People everywhere but everyone seem to be having a great time and being respectful of space and possessions. Surf lessons, outrigger rides and boat rides readily available for a fee. Showers and food nearby. Not for someone looking for a quiet,... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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185 reviews 185 reviews
54 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Always wanted to see this famous beach, probably the most famous in the world. It lived fully up to my expectations and we enjoyed it greatly. I would say the best part is towards the lagoon next to Hilton. Wide and good soft sand.

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Oahu, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Great beach spot. Plenty of activity food and views, especially Diamond Head. If you stay at any of the hotels on Waikiki I highly recommend an ocean view room it is well worth the extra money and you will not be disappointed.

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Sunshine Coast Queensland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

This is a not to miss & photos do not do this beach justice. Be prepared for lots of tourists but don't let that scare you. Waikiki beach is simply magical :)

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Lloydminster, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

First time to hawaii. I wanted to check out what Waikiki was all about. I've seen pics. Seen videos. I found out for myself, it is too many people for me. If you like rubbing shoulders with the dude or the hottie next to you,by all means go. For my wife and I, we like a little more seclusion.

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Ossipee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

We went for our 10th wedding anniversary and it was so beautiful! White sands, blue water and Palm trees. So romantic. We had the best time ever.

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Schaller,Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

This place is amazing and very nice for your family and friends to meet and enjoy! The weather is always great!

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Delmar, New York
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We stayed on Oahu in August and our hotel was practically ON Waikiki. We spent many mornings lounging and baking (within reason as the sun is INTENSE and you can fry within a few minutes time if your fair skinned). We walked its length many times and at night and sunset it was MAGICAL! Very fond memories of a wonderful... More 

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