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Waikiki Beach

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Neighbourhood: Waikiki
As featured in 3 Days in Oahu and 17 other guides
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Address: Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 0862211885
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Oahu's most popular beach.

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US$99.00*
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Surfing Lessons On Waikiki Beach
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US$149.00*
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Private Surf Lesson at Waikiki Beach
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US$78.53*
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Private Group Stand-Up Paddling Lessons

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The beach is beautiful and great for swimming there are also paddle board for rent we had a great time

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Raenette G
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Antioch, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our visit was made whole every time we visited this beautiful beach. The holokai catamaran is on the beach and there are also lots of restaurants although I never visited any on the beach. Absolutely stunning views but be careful of the rocks when u swim

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Antioch, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The beach is beautiful and great for swimming there are also paddle board for rent we had a great time

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Thank Raenette G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The beach is ok but nothing special. The water wasn't as clear as alot of places in Hawaii and it's a fairly busy beach, but that's obvious! It is very calm so great for the kids!

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Thank Trevor H
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great sandy beach but doesn't last long before it suddenly drops and becomes sharp rocks or coral! Always busy due to it being the beach of Honolulu!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a must to visit in Hawaii eventhough swimming is not your thing! It's so clean with beautiful soft sand but can be crowded. Best place to view sunset - so awesome!!

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Let's be real, it's WAIKIKI BEACH! It's a legend. Watch the surfers off the breaks. Lots of activities (or just sitting and doing nothing!). Grab a towel and some sunscreen and hang out. Soft sand. Fun views of Diamond Head. Iconic.

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Puyallup, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Waikiki is good to visit if you haven't been, BUT it's an overrun - and small - beach area with imposing hotels and development all around you. There are more tourists than grains of sand there! Yes, there's a beach; yes, there's sand; yes, there's the view of Diamondhead; BUT if you like sharing them on an overly crowded strand... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beach is beautiful, It is difficult to get to or to enjoy due to traffic and hoards of tourists, tourists, locals and staff are not very user friendly.

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Thank Ken S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Boy a must see. The beach is miles long with so many people. Great place to sit and watch everyone. The water was expected and fun to body surf in. Lots of shops. A fun afternoon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Waikiki Beach is Iconic and a nice place to visit with kids. It can be crowded but the upside are the man made breaker that provides an protective place to swim and play for the kids and does not present a tidal or surf challenge. Great Beach Stop!!

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