Dominating the Honolulu skyline on Oahu, Diamond Head State Monument is an iconic Hawaiian landmark. Diamond Head was once an active volcano but has not erupted in over 150,000 years. Today, the extinct crater is a hiking destination that attracts many tourists.
Waimea Canyon is a breathtaking natural attraction on the west side of Kauai. This incredible canyon has amazing views. Gorgeous scenery with colorful rock formations, cascading waterfalls and plenty of hiking trails to suit everyone. You can also go on an exciting rafting trip to explore the river at the bottom of the canyon.
Mauna Kea Volcano
Mauna Kea is a spectacular dormant volcano in Hawaii. Once at the top, you can discover breathtaking views of the Big Island, see one of the most incredible sunsets in Hawaii, or enjoy stargazing at its best. Hikers will also enjoy the challenging route to the top of the mountain.
This park offers a unique introduction to a system of active volcanoes. Watch the volcano erupt before your eyes, feel the thrill of the eruption and the roar of the gas as it sprays into the air. Watch the lava flow through the valleys and seep out of the ground.
This is one of the most beautiful attractions in Hawaii. Located on the east side of Maui, the seven sacred pools are a breathtaking sight. Part of the Haleakala National Park, the pools can be visited along the world famous road to Hana. Here you can swim, sunbathe and even jump off the cliff into the crystal clear pools.
Black sand beach of Kehena
Showcasing some of the most unique scenery on earth, Kehena Black Sand Beach is a spectacular attraction in Hawaii. The beach is located in Pune, one of the most volcanically active regions. The deep black color of the sand contrasts with the lush green forest and the bright blue ocean. The beach is a fantastic place to watch dolphins.
Located on a pier in the heart of Honolulu, Aloha Tower is an iconic Hawaiian landmark. This historic lighthouse, built in 1926, has guided ships to shore for decades. Today, Aloha Tower acts as a docking port for Hawaii’s large cruise ships. There are also restaurants, conference rooms, and even the University of Hawaii Pacific.
Showcasing a fantastic array of animals, you can get up close and personal with crocodiles, turtles, elephants, monkeys and more. Best of all, this incredible Hawaiian landmark is right in the center of Waikiki. The Honolulu Zoo is open from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm every day.
The magnificent Lyon Arboretum Botanical Garden is a serene attraction worth visiting while in Honolulu. This garden is home to over 5,000 tropical plants in several themed gardens, including a herb and spice garden, a bromeliad garden, and many more. While visiting the park, you can walk through the gardens and visit the Moana Falls, which is a great place for swimming.
This is a great place for the whole family. Founded in 1904, this iconic Hawaiian attraction is located next to a living reef and showcases over 500 species of marine life.
From impressive green sea turtles and reef sharks to hordes of tropical fish including rare angelfish. There are many amazing creatures in the Waikiki Aquarium.