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Magic Island

Address: 1201 Ala Moana Blvd, At the end of Ala Moana Beach Park, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
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$187*
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93%
Ranked #23 of 124 Attractions in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Islands, Parks, Outdoors
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Type: Islands, Parks, Outdoors
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Petaluma, California, United States
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Nice views on the ocean, but homeless everywhere, panhandling. We used it as a place to park and meet up with a larger group of friends.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Nice jogging/Hiking trails, this is an excellent place to take a family stroll. The view of the sunset is excellent from this location. You can hit Ala Moana beach which is right next to the park and enjoy a day at the beach then finish off the day with a great view of the Sun set (or may hit the... More 

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Pearl City, Hawaii
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Interesting to visit. Lots of limos pulled up with Japanese tourists who just got married. Beach had a dozen couples in wedding dress taking pics while were were waiting for the sunset. Good place for people watching!

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Seattle
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

It's ok. Dead reef, surfing way out there, protected is the key here. Beach was a bit rocky but still barefoot walkable.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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266 reviews 266 reviews
217 attraction reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Magic Island, located at Ala Moana Beach Park, Oahu, HI is a wonderful location to visit. A great place to enjoy a family picnic, or every Friday evening, hundreds gather here to watch the weekly fireworks show, across the bay at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. It is on the Southwest shores of Oahu; as such, the surf is usually small... More 

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Hawaii
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

One of the Best Place to Take a good look at Wailikik and Diamond with Fireworks on Fridays. Magic Island used to be a part of the bigger plan to develop a resort areas, but now it belongs to Honolulu resident's favorite place to spend freetime. Sand is not fine for beachbathing but the view of Diamond Head is wonderful... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Magic Island is a nice park to walk too, it is good for a evening walk with someone special the park is over looking the ocean and you get to see some surfers doing what they know best and as well as see the planes taking off and landing with visitors all over the world. Love it, it is clean... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is a nice beach that's great for the family. You can have a picnic and swim in the protected area or go out and take on the surf.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Exercise here in the morning and/or evening. Lots of joggers, walkers, people doing calisthenics. etc. Come here in the evening. Do a BBQ. Watch the sunset. Just like the locals :)

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Los Angeles
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230 reviews 230 reviews
170 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It's kind of dirty and scattered with homeless people, there are much better places to be seen around the area

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