Best is that we pride the selves on having local experts as writers who know their local like the back of their hand. That’s why we’re providing a list of the top ten editor’s picks of the best attractions in the Honolulu area. From flying in the air on a jet back, to underwater exploration, facing sharks and sunning on the beach, the local expert has compiles her favorite Honolulu attractions for you.
Created from a collapsed volcano crater, this bay is protected and calm, ideal for snorkeling, as you’ll see from the crowds around you. The snorkeling is truly amazing, since the preserve protects the wildlife and creates a favorite place for the fish to come eat. It offers great opportunity for viewing marine life and also boasts a terrific beach and hiking trails.
Sunset Beach Park
This North Shore beach is a favorite with folks who follow the surfing circuit. During the summer vacation, its two miles of white-sand shores are relatively safe, and you’ll find swimmers and snorkelers frolicking among milder waves. Come winter, though, the surf runs high, and rip currents can be deadly.
Sea Life Park
Fun for everyone and ideal for children, this marine park lets you get up-close with all sorts of creatures who live in, or depend on, the sea for their well-being. Atlantic and Pacific bottlenose dolphins regale audiences with their antics, and penguins clown around with each other.
Hike Waimea Valley
The North Shore’s Waimea Valley is one of the last partially intact ahupuaa (land division) on Oahu and consists of 1,875 acres that are home to 78 archaeological sites, a 150 acre botanical garden, a waterfall, and several native and endangered birds.
SeaBreeze Water Sports is an all around water sport company providing everything from scuba diving and para sailing to flying high in the air with a jet pack on your back. Yup, you heard me right. Here’s your opportunity to do some of the usual water sports in Hawaii like spend time at the bottom of the ocean diving or ride a jet ski.