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More than just a surfer’s delight

Historically Honolulu has played a pivotal role in the development of the Pacific, granting it an inspiring history to uncover. Waikiki is where you will find many dining options, from traditional Hawaiian cuisine to tasty Teppanyaki. From here you can also go parasailing, explore the wilderness, or simply unwind in the soothing waters. The ‘Iolani Palace was once home to Hawaiian Royalty but today, you can wander its halls and corridors and learn more about the history of Honolulu.

What you'll need

An ESTA, a passport with at least six months validity, and a visa depending on your nationality

Best time to go

May or September

Travel tip

Make sure you get lunch at Duke’s Waikiki at least once during your trip

Essentials to pack

Plenty of Summer wear and a light jacket for the evenings

Top sights

Check out some of the most impressive landmarks, adrenaline-pumping activities, inspiring views and fascinating exhibits this city has on offer.

1Pearl Harbour and USS Arizona
2Waikiki
3Lyon Arboretum and Manoa Falls
4Iolani Palace
5Ala Moana Park
6Queen Emma Summer Palace
7Foster Botanical Garden
8Bishop Museum and Planetarium
9Mission Houses Museum