Top Adventures in Honolulu

  • Bodysurfing Point Panic

    Have you seen Come Hell or Highwater? No? You should and then you should head to Point Panic on the South Shore to see some of bodysurfing's best showing off. If you're a good swimmer with a fair amount of bodysurfing experience, grab your fins an...

  • Surf the Reefs at Ala Moana Beach Park

    Ala Moana Beach Park is a popular spot for many locals to spend the day and relax.  There are several different reefs to surf at Ala Moana Beach Park and the paddle out is quite a distance. However, you will be rewarded with fun waves, regardless ...

  • Surf at Ala Moana Bowls

    To get there, go to Ala Moana Harbor/Boat parking lot near Hilton Hawaiian Village. Walk along the rock jetty that parallels the boat harbor on the right. Jump off rocks and paddle right towards the deep water boat channel, there's a huge buoy out...

  • Paddleboarding Kahanamoku Beach

    Whether you're a paddle boarding enthusiast or it's your first time, this spot is perfect! The waves are nice and calm allowing for a relaxing time. This area is away from the main part of Waikiki so you'll still get the beautiful view of Diamond ...

  • Hike to Mount Olympus

    There are several ways in which you can reach the top of Mt. Olympus, I decided to take the Wa'ahila Ridge trail. This hike nestled in the Manoa Valley takes your breath away with its view of the island as well as its difficulty. Being located in ...

    3.4 miles 2600 ft gain

  • Hike to Manoa Falls

    Located in close proximity to Honolulu, the 150-foot Mānoa Falls is accessible from the nearest road by a hike of approximately 1 mile (one way). The hike passes through a diverse array of ecosystems and feels like a true jungle, which makes it a ...

    2 miles 100 ft gain

  • Hike the Aihualama Trail

    To get to Aihualama trail follow the Manoa Road into the back of Manoa Valley. Manoa Road ends at Paradise Park, continue up the road, through the parking lot, towards the entrance of Lyon Arboretum.  At the sharp left bend in the road to Lyon, pr...

    5.6 miles 1100 ft gain

  • Hike to Lulumahu Falls

    Park off the Old Pali Highway before the lookout in the dirt parking lot. There is an entry along the fence that will go through. The first part of the hike takes you through a bamboo forest. Most of the time it will be muddy, so be prepared to g...

    2.3 miles 900 ft gain

  • Hike to Diamond Head Overlook

    You will start your hike at the bottom of the volcano. The cost to get into the park is 5$ per vehicle or 1$ for a walk-in or taxi. The cost of the park is absolutely worth it. On the way up the mountain you will start on a wide paved path that st...

    1.6 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike the Moanalua Middle Ridge Trail to the Haiku Stairs Peak

    The ‘back way’ to the ever popular and still somewhat illegal Haiku Stairs, the Moanalua Middle Ridge hike brings plenty of beauty and even more challenges than the path down the Haiku Stairs. To get to the trailhead, park outside the Moanalua Val...

    10.4 miles 2585 ft gain

  • Surf and Chill at Diamond Head

    Diamond head has a couple of good breaks close to town if you're looking to get away from the crowds at Waikiki Beach. There are easy trails down to the beach and channels to paddle out in - the paddle is a little long, so mentally prepare yoursel...

  • Hike to the First Waterfall on the Ka'au Crater Trail

    Directions: From Honolulu, head east on the H1 towards Hawai'i Kai and take the 6th Ave exit. Turn left onto 6th, right onto Waialae, and then left onto 10th. You should see signs for the Buddhist temple; follow them onto Waiomao Rd. You will cont...

    2.5 miles

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