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Fort DeRussy Beach Park

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Nice to stroll through

Very nice to take a stroll through. It's right next to the Hale Koa hotel. Clean and well maintained area.

Reviewed October 8, 2015
Latoya M
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews
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Reviewed October 8, 2015

Very nice to take a stroll through. It's right next to the Hale Koa hotel. Clean and well maintained area.

Thank Latoya M
Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2015

There's a lot going on here. Lots of people happy to be on vacation. Lots of people whose vacation became a way of life. Lots of people who are happy to be working there. Lots of people who wish they worked there. A beautiful well maintained park where everyone not Hawaiian wishes they were. Too much to talk about here.

Thank paradiseeker2015
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed October 6, 2015

Average green space in Waikiki. Wouldn't consider this a destination landmark, unless you have personal ties/history towards it. It is across from the Hilton Hawaiian Hotel and would walk through to access the main strip of Waikiki. Wouldn't make a special trip........

Thank KLfromMontreal
Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 389 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2015

We have walked through Fort DeRussy beach park a number of times. Always nice and never too crowded.

Thank Edwin F
Vernon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2015

Quite a large park, but if you're expecting to see a fort, you'll be disappointed. There is, however, an army museum which was closed the Monday we were there. Also disappointing. The beach was nice, but very crowded, if that's what you like.

Thank Mitsuo F
Talbott, Tennessee
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Reviewed October 4, 2015

My daughter and I swam in the beautiful blue Pacific waters at the DeRussy Beach every day of our visit. They have cleared much of the "toe-crunching" coral from the sea bed here so it makes for some most excellent swimming. Nice calm water out to about 150 yards and water temperature was supreme. It felt like it was about... More 

Thank Tod H
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2015

This is a less crowded beach in the Waikiki area and is next to the Hale Koa military hotel. For active duty military and veterans this is a great location because you get the military prices and services from the Hale Koa. I stayed in Waikiki for 2 months and this was my go to beach.

Thank Michael H
Waialua, HI
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

We try to make it always on Friday because they have fireworks over the beach at 8 PM was fascinated the last couple times that people were taking pics w/ there drones!!! Anyway, spend all day at the beach or pool and then depending on the ages of your kids lots of fine dining within walking distance before or after... More 

Thank cindyguerin1
Fountain Valley, California
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Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is a beautiful park for an early morning walk. The trees are amazing and it was very clean and well kept. I was able to see rainbows on several occasion while walking here! It was close to the ocean too!

Thank JoAnn J
Paraparaumu, Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is still the best beach in the Waikiki area, hire a beach umbrella and lounger and enjoy the perfect sea view and Diamond head, not that cheap but worth every penny. If you swim out to the white buoy you will see the turtles and further out you can tread water. This year there were 2 stingrays mating in... More 

Thank Judith G

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