Oahu is an amazing place. Between its picture-perfect beaches, rich history, amazing attractions and natural landmarks, the island is a paradise like no other. It is not only home to the Hawaii state capital, Honolulu, but also home to renowned sites like Waikiki Beach and Banzai Pipeline, Diamond Head, and Pearl Harbor.
Sightseeing Tours – Get a guided tour of Oahu, where visitors experience local stories and history while seeing sights often missed. Guide tours allow you to see the best of Oahu according to your personal interests. There are also Spanish Tours Hawaii, offered in Spanish.
If mountains, or waterfalls, or beaches are your preference, you can select from a variety of sightseeing tours. From Pearl Harbor to pineapple farms, guided tours help bring visitors closer to this amazing Island and are great things to do in Oahu!
There are obviously a lot of things to do in Oahu. Take a walking or Segway tour of downtown Honolulu, and you’ll see the famous statue of King Kamehameha I, who united the Kingdom of Hawaii, as well as Iolani Palace, the seat of the Hawaiian Kingdom’s last two monarchs, King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani. Prefer nature to local culture? Then come to Oahu during the winter and take a boat cruise out to spot humpback whales. Or take to the air any time of year, and you can fly over many of the top natural attractions the island has to offer, like the 760-ft. tuff crater, Diamond Head, and the scenic Hanauma and Waimea Bays.
While you’re in Oahu, a definite activity should be to spend some time on the island’s world-famous beaches. There’s a lot of them, so you’ll need to pick and choose; but their consistent quality means that you won’t have to worry about “buyer’s remorse” or regret no matter where you go.
Two of the top surfing spots in the world are located on Oahu. Head to the north shore for Waimea Bay and Ehukai Beach, more popularly known as Banzai Pipeline, a truly dangerous surf spot. Nearby, for those not surfing-inclined, is Turtle Bay, a wonderful place to enjoy fairly placid waters and to marvel at the many endangered monk seals and Hawaiian sea turtles that frequent its beaches. One final noteworthy beach is the renowned Waikiki Beach. The beach welcomes four million visitors annually, who come in order to catch both its views of Diamond Head and its waves. Waikiki happens to be one of the best places for surfing lessons, as well.