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Review of Waikiki Trolley

Waikiki Trolley
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$25.00*
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Waikiki Trolley Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Honolulu
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$89.00*
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Waikiki Unlimited Pass
Ranked #1 of 64 Transportation in Honolulu
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Owner description: Welcome to Waikiki Trolley! Where you can relive the glory days of Honolulu when streetcars and trolleys carried people all through town, and experience Hawaii the old style way in our open air trolleys! Enjoy the romance of polished brass, smooth wood, and the breeze in your hair as you explore the town.The Pink Line is your transportation all through Waikiki and over to Ala Moana Shopping Center. These Trolleys operate every 10 minutes for fast, easy, inexpensive transportation at just $2.00 per trip.The Red Line is a fully narrated guided sightseeing tour through Waikiki, downtown Honolulu, Chinatown and points in between. This leisurely schedule allows you to hop off at any spot to explore and then catch the next Trolley to resume your tour approximately 40 minutes later.The Green Line is also a fully narrated guided sightseeing tour and heads off in the opposite direction visiting spots in Waikiki, the Honolulu Zoo, the Aquarium, Diamond Head, along the scenic coast and off to Kahala Mall for shopping and movies. Hop on and off wherever you like! Our waikikitrolley website lists information on passes for all lines including multi-day combo passes for unlimited access on all three lines. Special discounts apply to on line purchases, but tickets can also be purchased at ticket booths at DFS shopping center and Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center. Tickets can also be purchased on board each Trolley or from most tour desks throughout Waikiki. A fun new offering from Waikiki Trolleys is the addition of complimentary walking tours with any red line trolley ticket. The Honolulu 1941 tour walks you back to the war years for a look at life in Honolulu, what the island did to get ready, and the life of a sailor on liberty, with a peek into the infamous red light district of the time. The tour is Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:15, 11:15, and 1:15 at the Aloha Tower Trolley stop. Waikiki Trolleys - Powered by Aloha!
Reviewed February 2, 2013

This is the best way to get around in Waikiki. The various priced packages are a real value considering the wear and tear you are saving your poor aching feet after a day or so of hoofing it in this bustling Vegas of the tropics.

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Reviewed January 30, 2013

Hey, just plan our trip to waikiki, and read a sentence from offical website: " **Adult and Child passes include one free additional consecutive day."
Do I get one time free ride on the next day if I purchase 1-day pass?

Sorry, English is not my first language,so..

Thank Melanie Y
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Jean N, Director of Business Development at Waikiki Trolley, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2013

Aloha!
Yes, Anyone who purchases a one day Trolley 3 Line Pass, rides all three Lines all day the next day for free. It isn't just a "one time" ride the next day, you can hop on and off the trolleys all day long. The Pink Line is your transportation all through Waikiki and to Ala Moana Mall so you can go shopping, the Green Line is your Driver-Narrated Scenic Tour that takes you along the coast, into Diamond Head, and out to Kahala Mall so you can do more shopping, and the Red Line is your Driver-Narrated Scenic Tour that takes you into the downtown historical district, Chinatown, (so you can shop and eat!) and over to the Ward Warehouse shops so you can go shopping some more!
When you get here, be sure to pick up your Trolley Map Guide to carry with you so that you have the schedules!
I Hope this helps!

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Reviewed January 27, 2013

Ok, so maybe I should think about taking an open air trolley when the forecast calls for rain... Well- there are tie-downs to cover the windows. But our driver didn't put them down until the people and the seats were soaked. People were crouching in the walkway between the seats trying for some protection from the sheets of tropical rain. Meanwhile-over the loudspeaker we got a commentary from the driver on how he'd just gotten well and hoped he didn't get sick again. Same driver who gave us a diatribe against the "occupy" protest across fron the museum of art. Another driver talked about how it was kind of sad that the University was taking over part of the port area. This was the red line "historic" tour - not the history I was looking for....

1  Thank Mary C
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Jean N, Director of Business Development at Waikiki Trolley, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2013

Well.... this is Hawaii... there's "rain" and then there's "RAIN!" Usually, "rain" is a light sprinkle that the tradewinds push over the island so fas that its gone in the time it would take the driver to get up and put down the tie downs! So why not just leave them down on the iffy days? Because the passengers don't want them down! They want the unobstructed view, and the fresh air blowing across their face. So by the time the driver realizes that this is "RAIN" and not "rain," its frequently too late and everyones soaked! But even "RAIN" doesn't last long, and with the sun and the breeze you're all dried out before its time to get off!
Now, we have noticed that occasionally a driver adds some odd comments into his narration, as yours apparently did, so we've been putting all of our drivers through both customer service classes and "narration" classes to help them better understand what sorts of information our passengers are hoping to hear! So on your next ride, be prepared to be amazed!

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

These trolleys are the best way to get around when travelling in Hawaii. They can take you to all the major shopping centres and you also get a running commentary of attractions along the way. Depending on where you stay ( we stayed at the Ohana East Hotel) you can ride these for free if not the fare is only $2 anyway.

Thank DeniseT57
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Reviewed January 11, 2013

Had a 7 day trolley ticket and had many rides, the green line had an excellent driver jonathon whose sense of humor and information was great. We also did the Honolulu historical tour from the red trolley and it was great, Bill had lots of interesting facts for us.

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