Created over 4 million years ago, Oahu is the most populated island of all the Hawaiian state. Also known as “the gathering place” the island is a fusion of east and west cultures rooted in the traditions and values of the native Hawaiian people. It is home to one of the most famous beaches in the world Waikki. Its scenic beauty, panoramic landscape, diverse population, sparkling beaches, fascinating waters attracts thousands of visitors each year. It is no less than a paradise that offer a number of activities to the tourists. Oahu is also home to the state capital, Honolulu which is an international destination. The capital offers exciting nightlife, a culinary scene, an abundance of highly rated hotels and world class shopping centers that rivals major cities around the world.
When it comes to water or beaches –Oahu island offers great water activities including jet Skis, Parasailing, Kayaking, and many more. Many tourists or visitors who have been there always prefer to experience some exciting water activities.
Major Beaches and attractions of the Oahu Island:
World class beaches, parks, restaurants and resorts- Oahu has several famous sites to explore.
Pearl Harbor: On the west of Honolulu, there is a lagoon harbor. It is best known for the historic attacks. It is the largest natural harbor in the Hawaiian island. Besides visiting the harbor one can also explore the world class golf at the turtle bay, courtesy of Giovanni’s shrimp truck, Waimea and the Dole Pineapple Plantation.
Sunset Beach: No trip to Oahu is complete without a visit to this beautiful sunset beach. Watch a great Oahu sunset or be sufficiently fortunate to see dolphins skipping in the bay, you’re guaranteed to have fun in a beautiful and natural environment.
Kailua Beach Park: Kailua beach is popular with sailboards, wind surfers, and families. It is a must visit park, which offers a lot of entertainment and fun activities including, volleyball court, picnic areas, park setting and 35 acres of light colored beach.
Waikki Beach: With more than 4 million tourists every year, Waikki beach is one of the most popular beaches in the world. It is ideal for surf because if its long lasting wave break. This is a crowded beach and people watching is a daily activity. There is an endless supply of nearby facilities, activities, restaurants and resorts.
Waimanalo Bay Beach Park: Located in the city and county of Honolulu this small windward community is located near the eastern end of the island. Rich but beautiful, Waimanalo is one of the longest beaches on the island of Oahu. People love this bay beach park for boogie boarding, fishing and long walk.
Oahu Travel Ideas
Waikiki Beach, On Top of Diamond Head or At Pearl Harbor - Unforgettable
Pearl Harbor Tours on Oahu
One of the most visited locations in the state of Hawaii is the Pearl Harbor Memorial. Click Here For Details.
Submarine & Glassbottom Boats
Atlantis shuttle boat which takes you out to the actual submarine itself about a mile off shore which is already poised over its dive site in the channel. Must Check This Out.
See links below to make your Hawaiian Vacation one to Remember!