There are some great tours in Hawaii, mainly in Honolulu. Although it’s a U.S. state, Hawaii is located in the Pacific, about 2400 miles southwest of the United States.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN HAWAII
Experience the top Honolulu attractions from an amazing vantage point on this double-decker bus tour from Waikiki.
First, we visit Pearl Harbour and the USS ‘Arizona’ Memorial for an in-depth look at the infamous attack that catapulted the US into WW II. Then, we’ll drive through Honolulu’s historic district where you’ll enjoy unobstructed views of the ‘Iolani Palace, the State Capitol, King Kamehameha Statue, the National Cemetery of the Pacific and the Honolulu Memorial. On the way, your knowledgeable guide will provide informative commentary about all the sights you see.
HISTORICAL HONOLULU BIKE TOUR
Pedal past Gilligan’s Island, Hawaii Five-0 and Magnum PI film locations, just to name a few. Ride past parks, malls and a gentrified Kaka’ako park with futuristic neighbourhood murals.
Visit the Aloha Tower waterfront and take the elevator up the historic clock tower. Later, you’ll make your way to Chinatown and explore its cultural history.
Cycle through the State Capital, Royal Iolani Palace, King Kamehameha Statue, Kawaiha’o Church, Mission Houses, and the place of Elvis’s last concert. Explore new bike paths, canoe clubs and much more.
PEARL HARBOUR AND HONOLULU CITY COMBINATION TOUR
Visit Oahu, one of the islands of beautiful Hawaii and the Historic side of Honolulu which tells the story of Hawaii’s transition from a monarchy to a state. You will see the only Royal Palace on U.S. soil, learn about King Kamehaha’s unification of the islands, the State Capitol and many other points of interest during the tour.
HISTORICAL DOWNTOWN HONOLULU RUNNING TOUR
This memorable running / walking tour will take you through the historical Downtown Honolulu. You’ll learn about the local history and culture, and what makes Honolulu a diverse city in a tropical paradise.
PEARL HARBOUR SMALL GROUP FULL DAY TOUR: FROM HONOLULU
Step back into World War II-era Hawaii on this small-group guided tour of Pearl Harbour.
Get picked up at your hotel in Honolulu and be whisked away to another time and space: get audio guides to the USS Bowfin Submarine, USS Arizona Memorial, Pacific Aviation Museum and USS Missouri. Next, it’s downtown Honolulu to see the statue of King Kamehameha, the renowned Iolani Palace, the state capitol building and Washington Place.
PEARL HARBOUR, USS ARIZONA, AND HONOLULU CITY TOUR
Visit the USS Arizona, Pearl Harbour, and downtown Honolulu on this 5-hour tour with a guide.
Travel comfortably in a climate-controlled minivan or coach and explore the exhibitions at the USS Arizona Memorial. Learn about the impact of Pearl Harbour, and if you wish, pay your respects at the historic National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Then we’ll take a stroll around downtown Honolulu where you can gaze at the impressive state buildings, the ‘Iolani Palace, and the majestic statue of King Kamehameha.
PEARL HARBOUR TOUR: FROM HONOLULU
Get an insider’s look at Pearl Harbour on this 4.5-hour small-group guided tour of the area, including the World War II Valour in the Pacific National Monument and the USS Arizona. See archived film footage of the 1941 Japanese attack, learn about the history of Pearl Harbour. After the tour, you’ll get chauffeured around downtown Honolulu to see the sights and learn about the history and culture of this fascinating city.
HONOLULU FOOD TOUR: BEST OF CHINATOWN
From a French dip sandwich with a Vietnamese spin to award-winning pizza, taste some of the best bites that Hawaii’s capital has to offer on a food tour of Honolulu’s Chinatown. During the 2.5-hour walking tour, you can expect to walk about 1.5 miles (2 kilometres) at a leisurely pace with plenty of stops for tastings and discussion.
We’ll visit upwards of four establishments where you’ll get to sample enough food to make up a meal. Your informative foodie guide explains both the culinary traditions of Honolulu’s Chinatown and historic events that have shaped the neighbourhood.
WAIKIKI TROLLEY HOP ON HOP OFF TOUR OF HONOLULU
Explore Waikiki and Honolulu with a choice of hop-on hop-off tours that feature the historic sites, scenic natural beauty and world-class shops and restaurants in and around the Hawaiian capital. Sightsee at your own pace aboard an open-air trolley or double-decker bus; simply hop off to visit any site. Choose from four lines that focus on different aspects of the area.
HONOLULU FOOD TOUR: EAT LIKE A LOCAL
Discover the delicious flavours of Hawaiian cuisine on a 2.5-hour food and walking tour that visits some hidden gems in Honolulu’s bustling Ala Moana neighbourhood.
Your guide, a native of Hawaii, takes you to locally owned eateries away from the tourist crowds. You’ll taste a variety of sweet and savoury dishes, and learn about the cultural and historic forces that have shaped Hawaii’s culinary traditions. This small-group tour, limited to 12 people, ensures personal attention from your knowledgeable guide.
HAWAII DUCK: HONOLULU SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Take in the highlights of downtown Honolulu and the Harbour on this land and water tour by amphibious ‘duck’ vehicle.
Just minutes from Waikiki, tour cultural landmarks such as historic Aloha Tower, the State Capitol and Iolani Palace, and see the bustle of Chinatown and the immense Ala Moana shopping centre. Then watch as your vehicle transforms into a boat and heads directly into the water to cruise around Sand Island. From the ocean, you’ll get some great views of the Oahu coast all the way to Diamond Head.
HONOLULU SEGWAY TOUR: KAPIOLANI PARK, MAKALEI BEACH PARK, AND QUEEN’S SURF BEACH
Explore the beaches and parks of Honolulu on a 1.5-hour Segway tour that takes you past cultural and natural highlights from Waikiki. Glide around Queen Kapiolani Park to Makalei Beach Park, and follow coastal paths from the beaches of Kaimana to Queen’s Surf. Your tour includes narration about historical sights and instruction from a professional guide.
PACIFIC AVIATION MUSEUM, USS ARIZONA, PUNCHBOWL, AND HONOLULU CITY TOUR
Join a Pearl Harbour tour on Oahu to learn about Hawaii’s nautical history and admire the Honolulu skyline. With Pearl Harbour tickets, you’ll visit the newly opened Pacific Aviation Museum, USS Arizona Memorial and downtown Honolulu.
HONOLULU HISTORY AND CULTURE SEGWAY TOUR
Experience Honolulu’s rich history and culture on a Segway! Driving your own Segway Personal Transporter, you’ll glide down the streets of downtown Honolulu and stop at Aloha Tower, Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki, Iolani Palace, and the State Capitol Building. You’ll see the best of Honolulu in an exhilarating way that combines the fast pace of a bus tour
with the relaxing atmosphere of a walking tour.
Your professional guide will stop at key landmarks, where you can listen to commentary and take pictures.
HONOLULU CITY GHOST HAUNTS WALKING TOUR
Visit some of the most haunted places on Oahu, if not all of the Hawaiian Islands, on the Honolulu City Ghosts Haunts Walking Tour! Your guide is an experienced expert on all these spooky places and will entertain (and scare!) you with stories of the supernatural. All sites are real and all the stories you’ll hear are true, based on historical and ancestral information, along with eye-witness accounts.
OAHU PARASAILING TOUR: FROM HONOLULU
Bring the whole family along to have fun on this exhilarating Oahu parasailing adventure from Honolulu!
Soar like a bird, above the waters of Maunalua Bay and enjoy breathtaking views of the Hawaii Kai coastline, Koko Head and the Ko’olau Mountain Range. Choose from two flights that take you 500 feet (152 metres) or 700 feet (213 metres) in the air!
Take a tandem flight and have a dip in the tropical waters before landing back on the boat. Digital photos and GoPro videos of your flight are available to buy as an unforgettable memento of your Hawaii vacation.
1-HOUR SEAPLANE ADVENTURE: FROM HONOLULU
Soar over Honolulu Harbour, Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head Crater, Chinaman’s Hat, Kaneohe Bay, Sunset Beach, the Banzai Pipeline, Waimea Bay, Haleiwa & Kahana Bay on a 1-hour seaplane tour of Oahu. Your round trip Waikiki hotel transportation is included in the price.
HONOLULU 30-MINUTE SEAPLANE FLIGHT
Explore the Hawaiian skies on a 30-minute seaplane flight from Honolulu. Take off from the water and fly by Aloha Tower, Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head Crater, Sea Life Park, Pearl Harbour and the Koolau Mountain Range. This is a breathtaking way to see Oahu’s beautiful scenery and attractions. Round-trip Waikiki hotel transport is included.
SPIRITUAL HAWAIIAN CULTURE TOUR: FROM HONOLULU
This 6 hour tour is designed as an experience exposing the ancient Hawaiian traditional practices of the connection the Polynesian culture has with the deep mana, or divine energy.
You will be visit up to 4 spiritual and culturally significant sites. They include the Mapaku’u Point Lookout overlooking the Healing Tide pools, the Ulupo Heiau State Historical Site and the Byodo-In Temple (Valley of the Temples Memorial Park).
You will learn and experience for yourself, the reason why Hawaii is a special place for spiritual connection with the universe. Included in the price is pick-up/drop-off from your location on Oahu, a welcoming lei, bottled water, healthy locally grown organic fruit, and a small gift from the kumu/kahu leading the tour.
POLO GAME AND PRIVATE ISLAND TOUR: FROM HONOLULU
Experience a live polo game at the field in Waimanalo with reserved seating in the VIP lounge that includes a pre-game tour of the stables and players’ area. Your experience will also include a 2-hour tour of spectacular South Oahu with stops at Makapu’u Lookout with views of the healing tide pools, Eternity Beach, Kokohead lookout, and more. Your experience will last approximately 6 hours and includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
HONOLULU CITY LIGHTS 30 MINUTE HELICOPTER TOUR: DOORS ON OR OFF
Enjoy the brilliant lights of Honolulu’s skyline on Oahu’s only night-time helicopter tour! The lights of Honolulu sparkle off the water and flow down the mountains like the lava which created our island home. A night-time passage over the illuminated USS Arizona Memorial is awe inspiring and only available with Novictor.
PATH TO HO’OKIPA HISTORIC HONOLULU WALKING TOUR
This cultural walking tour leads you through Downtown Historic Honolulu to follow in the footsteps of Hawaiian Monarchs who once lived in Honolulu and established laws
for the well being of society.
The historic buildings stand as constant reminders of their accomplishments and their relevance to this day. Experience the story of the great King of O‘ahu, Ma’ilikukahi, whose laws directly resulted in our present practice of ho‘okipa, or hospitality. Participate in a traditional ceremony of honouring the ancestors by presenting a ho‘okupu, and make your own ho‘okupu keepsake, similar to the one presented during the ceremony. Attend a hula of the era when Hawaiian Monarchs lived in Honolulu.