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Waikiki Beach

Address: Kalakaua Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
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$187*
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Honolulu History and Culture Segway Tour
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Ranked #29 of 124 Attractions in Honolulu
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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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Schaller,Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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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Towcester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

we have been here twice for the day and it is great for swimmers and surfers, there are plenty of ways to get here we used the trolley bus from the cruise ship at aloha towers. The beach is clean and usually packed with sun worshipers plus even in December the water is warm, you have seen it on television... More 

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Boston
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This is the beach filmed in movies of Hawaii. I love the juxtasposition of beach and city, highrises and surfboards, shopping malls and palm trees - just too cool! Go further beyond the hotels where the Duke statue lies and this is where the locals hang. If you're lucky you'll have an opportunity to watch an epidsode of Lost on... More 

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Just loved Waikiki beach. It was very clean, open 24/7 and available to the public. The 5 star hotels cannot restrict usage of the beach near their property. They can restrict usage of their beach chairs but the beach is available to all! At night, gas thorches provide a romantic ambience. Lots of upscale restaurant's I.e., Duke's and Hula Grill... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

It was fantastic my husband walk down the beach and said it was everything he imagine it would be the surf the sunset and the water was lovely warm to swim in fantastic would come back again

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The beach with hotel umbrellas and chairs take up a good portion of the beach. Sadly the deptment in charge of enforcing the regulations no about the situation. They have fined the contractors but guess this is not enough. Planting of umbrellas and chairs without a renter is illegal, but has continue for years. Need more complaints to DLNR.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

You have to get there early to secure a good spot on the beach as most people camp out there all day! There are beach chairs and umbrellas for rent, which are expensive compared to how much you would pay if you walked further down the beach towards the Hilton Village. Great beach for hanging out all day at. Lots... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Gotta visit Waikiki. Went for a surf there, was a lot of locals and tourists out, small waves but heaps of fun in the warm water. Cool to look back at the massive high rises while out on the water also. Definitely lots to see, markets beaches etc. Don't stay for more than 7 days though, definitely head through to... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I first experienced Waikiki Beach in the 1950s, and even with the growth and development of Honolulu, Waikiki is still very special. I love the area going from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel east toward Diamond Head where it is less developed. We just got back (in early December), and things were not overcrowded. You can go from surf area east... More 

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