If you have a passion for history, nature, or competitive sports, fulfilling those passions is never difficult in Waikiki. The neighborhood’s attractions include the US Army Museum of Hawaii, which contains artifacts from World War II; Kūhiō Beach Park, home to annual surfing competitions; and Kapiʻolani Park, home to Hawaii’s only cricket club. Waikiki is also the site of Ala Wai Harbor, where you can take part in sailing races.
You’ll find world class restaurants and luxury shopping along the Waikiki strip on Kalakaua Avenue. There, explore the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center for local and international brands or nearby Ala Moana Shopping Center, the largest mall in the state of Hawaii. For local gifts and souvenirs, be sure to check out the newly renovated International Market Place.
Like the rest of Honolulu, Waikiki has become a major center of water sports, providing visitors and residents alike endless opportunities for jet skiing, water skiing, and other activities. The neighborhood is particularly well known for its parasailing activities. From Waikiki Beach, you can go on a parasailing adventure that will take you over much of Honolulu’s coast, allowing you to take in all the natural and urban beauty.
Though there are many fun thing to do in Waikiki itself, you shouldn’t limit yourself to adventures on land. Whipsaw Sportfishing offers deep sea charters, giving you a chance to catch marlin, Mahi Mahi, tuna, and other exotic game from Hawaii’s waters. No matter how much you’re enjoying your stay in Waikiki, take some time to get out of the city and onto one of our charter fishing boats.