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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 #106 of 401 Activities in Honolulu
Activities: Surfing, Walking, Dining, Snorkeling
Owner description: Oahu's most popular beach.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Activities: Surfing, Walking, Dining, Snorkeling
Owner description: Oahu's most popular beach.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Much enjoyed a lovely evening stroll on the beach. Had been in the noisy shopping center area but it was quite peaceful as we walked onto the beach. The combination of the curving bay, the surf and nicely lit array of tall buildings made for good contrasts. Plus, we benefitted from walking past the many hotels that had relaxing music... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

As others have noted, it can be somewhat busy, but there is always something to see if your a sun tanner who normally gets bored. There is surfers on the outside, and sheltered water breaks, soft sand and refreshments across the street. Not secluded but a fun place and you can rent chairs and umbrellas.

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Candle Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Famous Beach Worldwide! White, soft sand makes for a wonderful beach experience! Crowded-Yes, so get there early to pick your spot! The water is awesome and the view is endless! Snack bar-washrooms-equipment rentals and instructors are all available for your pleasure. Love watching the people learning to surf, very entertaining indeed!

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Nipomo, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

There are many other beaches on Oahu that are less crowded and quieter; where you can enjoy nature and the sound of the waves. Lying on Waikiki beach, I hear the sounds of trash trucks, motor cycles, lots of tourists talking and laughing, and even an occasional police siren. Not very relaxing! But I guess you have to visit it... More 

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Clovis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

One of the most famous beaches, this white sand, clear water action packed beach has lots to offer. If you're looking for seclusion, look else where. This beach is party central! Many beach parties are available to attend from the restaurants and bars that line the coast line. Resort after resort with all price points available from luxury to economy.... More 

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Ft. Worth, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I have traveled to many places in the world and have seen many beaches. Waikiki beach compared to other beaches is not the best and for sure not the worst. The view of Diamond Head adds to it. The beach itself is a bit rocky and be careful walking out into the ocean as it was very rocky in places... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I arrived at 3pm, And when I tell you I dropped my bags and headed straight to the beach area I was able to tan a bit the first day watching the sunset. I cant tell you I feel in love not only with the beach but with the locals. Meet different people the water is so clear so warm... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I live for splendid isolation, so after five trips to the Hawaiin Islands I still hadn't hit Oahu. But then my god-daughter was having a destination wedding in Kailua on Oahu. I spent three nights in Waikiki and fell in love with the beach, especially the water. I've never seen a beach that's water offers surfing and snorkeling. Its amazing.

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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The lovely white sands of Waikiki Beach comes from Australia from the best beach in the world called Port Kembla sorry Waikiki .

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Ballina, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The water is so clear on Waikiki beach. If you like a surf don't bother here there is barely a wave. But really good for paddle boarding! And spotting turtles eating the sea grass off the rocks in front of the Outrigger Reef resort!

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