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Waikiki Beach

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Neighbourhood: Waikiki
As featured in 3 Days in Oahu and 17 other guides
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Address: Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number:
0862211885
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Oahu's most popular beach.

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US$99.00*
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Surfing Lessons On Waikiki Beach
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US$24.00*
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Sea Turtle and Tropical Fish Snorkeling Adventure
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US$78.53*
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Private Group Stand-Up Paddling Lessons

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Beautiful turquoise water

Waikiki beach is beautiful. It crowded. If you are visiting Honolulu don't miss it... but there are much more secluded beaches on the islands.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Baltimore, Maryland
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I am from east coast where we have a lot of sand. This beach in front of the Out Rigger , I believe, is a small patch of sand but also rocky in the water. Hawaii has plenty of parks with parking and wider beaches but I did not geta chance to check it out

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I loved waikiki. Wish there were more umbrellas and beach bar services but the water is lovely and beach has a great vibe.

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Bay Area Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very busy with tourists and everyone enjoying the water! The sunset is not to be missed and there are rental options for surfing, Paddleboards and vendors are friendly.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Waikiki beach is beautiful. It crowded. If you are visiting Honolulu don't miss it... but there are much more secluded beaches on the islands.

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Turlock, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach is gorgeous! Stopped here twice in the week we stayed in Oahu. The sunset pictures are to dye for. Very touristy place and packed though.

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North Vancouver, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent 18 days at Waikiki beach this Feb. Weather was good with some rain. However beach warm with moderate waves. Great Place for family with kids to swimming, boggie board etc. Also nice place to work on tan Not overly busy so lots of room. Great Hotels shopping and restaurants nearby for an overall good holiday experience for the family.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Go at sunset and just sit and watch! It's a great people watching beach as well as watching the surfing. Also, catch the hula show which is there every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. I'm a local and still go watch it every now and then. Also a great place to sit and watch the fireworks on Friday at 7:30.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently we spent several nights in Oahu at the Sheraton Waikiki in the heart of Waikiki. In the mornings we would do our morning stroll of the beach area, its about 2 miles long and is actually 5 separate beaches(although most of all the sand on these beaches is imported). There was much to see on our strolls, such as... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As we had bad weather to start with we finally got to swim at the beach. Lots of people around enjoying the water as much as we did.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is what made the island! Lovely with everything you would expect, surfers, sailors, paddle boards, swimmers. If possible you should find a hotel on the beach and enjoy the experience. This is why you should visit Honolulu.

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