Ala Moana Beach Park
Ala Moana Beach Park
4.5
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4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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This gentle, protected beach has coarse sand and is ideal for swimming and water play.
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mltj2014
Black Hill75 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
This beach has a narrow strip of white sand and provides sheltered swimming in a reef-protected bay. It seems to be populated more by locals than the beaches to the southeast in Waikiki. There is parking on the street and in a lot across the road, but be careful because many of the street sites are reserved for emergency vehicles and you will get a ticket if you park there. We initially parked in the lot to the west of the beach, but it didn't feel too safe.
Written April 21, 2024
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mitchia
Owen Sound, Canada56 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
We have visited Waikiki three times but this was the first time we went to this park. Don't miss this park. Next time we will go to this park instead of Waikiki beach. There are benches to sit on, grass or beach to lay on. There are way less people that Waikiki beach, and it's a beautiful location with a great view of Diamond Head. This park would be great for small kids to swim at as it is calmer.
Written March 8, 2020
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Syreeta A
Cumming, GA977 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Couples
Our hotel was right beside this beach. We enjoyed jogging and riding bikes in the morning along this beach. We watched the locals surf and we loved it not being over crowded by tourist. There is also a logoon that was nice and clean and again was occupied mainly by locals.
Written August 28, 2021
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ITRT
Virginia44,714 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
Once nothing but a bog, the Ala Moana Park has developed into an attraction coveted by locals and tourists alike. Like any attraction in the Honolulu area, it is best to get there early to secure a free parking space. The park is a favorite spot to swim, picnic, and relax. Bathroom and concession areas are available. The beach at the park is man-made by the Dillingham Dredging Company who needed a place to deposit its sand. Great place for all ages.
Written May 12, 2022
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Emily H
24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
We discovered this gem by accident and fell in love with it! There was minimal breeze, no waves, and plenty of space to ourselves. If you park in the parking lot, there is plenty of space. Take time to explore the park, which is only a few blocks from Waikiki beach and much less crowded. It was honestly our favorite beach we visited!
Written July 10, 2022
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cimsay
Colorado Springs, CO4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
I travelled to Oahu with myinflatable paddleboard. I drove all around the island to try different places to paddle. Ala Moana Beach Park was by far my favorite. the area is protected from the waves so the waters are very calm and filled with sea turtles. The paddling area is extensive and spacious so you can get a really good workout in or just relax and float without worrying about running into others. Parking is challenging so you'll want to get there in the arly morning.
Written April 6, 2023
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snoozermoose
Boston, MA158 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
This was a nice, not too-crowded park to walk through. The beach wasn't the greatest, but it seemed to do the trick for locals looking for a swim during lunch. We brought our lunch from Foodland here to eat, and while we appreciated the tables, the amount of flies were out of control. It made it really hard to focus on our food, as we were swatting flies away the entire time. We tried moving from picnic table to picnic table, and finally down to the beach to no avail.
Written August 6, 2022
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GrantandTracey
Bondi, Australia343 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
My wife and I visit this beach park a couple of times each holiday. We walk from out condo up near the zoo, and it takes us about 45 minutes to get there. We take a change of clothes so after the swim we walk across to the Shopping Centre and have lunch, the get the $2 trolley back to our place.

Always relaxing and never busy, mainly locals. Usually see a couple of turtles as well which is nice.

Great spot to have a picnic too.
Written February 28, 2020
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WDHNL27
Honolulu, HI16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
If you want a quiet day to yourself, this is the place to be. Only the locals frequent the Ala Moana Beach Park. You'll know them as most are either jogging or on their rollerblades. The beach itself will probably be empty as most people are down at Waikiki. This place is directly across from the mall so, if shopping is the priority, certainly, there's no time for standing and staring at sand. Honestly, I've never seen more than 15 people on this beach. No joke.
Written February 12, 2020
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Russ Lacuata
Long Beach, CA9,550 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2020 • Family
Ala Moana Beach Park is a playground that just about offers something for everyone. Ala Moana offers acres of shady trees, picnic tables, and a wide expanse of grass to play around, tennis courts, yacht club and concession stands. Ala Moana Beach has a true urban beach feel that is beautiful, clean, and is a favorite among both locals and visitors. It is centrally located and accommodate large gatherings.
Written May 24, 2020
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