Activities in Honolulu

One-Hour Horseback-Riding Lesson, or Trail Ride for One, Two, or Four from Koko Crater Stables (Up to 55% Off)

Koko Crater Stables

Hawaii Kai

One-hour horseback trail rides walk across a facility nestled in a dormant volcano’s crater amid scenic slopes and cool onshore breezes

$75 $37

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$75 for a Tandem Parasail Ride for Two from X-Treme Parasail ($150 Value)

X-Treme Parasail

Ala Moana - Kakaako

Pairs float 500 ft. above the shores of Oahu

$150 $75

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Group Surf Lesson and Outrigger-Canoe Ride for One, Two, or Four from Big Wave Dave Surf Co. (Up to 51% Off)

Big Wave Dave Surf Co.

Multiple Locations

Students of all experience levels learn to surf off Waikiki Beach atop rental boards and head out to the reefs aboard outrigger canoes

$132 $71

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Hawaii Opera Theatre's "The Flying Dutchman" on February 13 or 17 (Up to 38% Off)

"The Flying Dutchman"

Hawaii Opera Theatre

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A father strikes an unholy bargain when his ship dashes against a mysterious vessel helmed by an even more mysterious captain

$63 $39

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1.5-Hour Whale-Watching Sunset Tour for an Adult or Child from Island Water Sports Hawaii (51% Off)

Island Water Sports Hawaii, Inc.

Hawaii Kai

Groups gaze at humpback whales on a private tour

$79 $39

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Visit for Two or Four or a Family Membership to Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor (Up to 51% Off)

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

Aiea

One of TripAdvisor’s top 10 aviation attractions in the U.S., Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor boasts 45+ vintage and modern aircraft

$50 $25

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$59 for a Two-Hour Sunset Cruise from The Hawaiian Adventure Company ($125 Value)

The Hawaiian Adventure Company

Honolulu

Clients view the Waikiki skyline and impressive Diamond Head volcano as the sun sets while aboard a modern cruise ship

$125 $59

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Waikiki Shoreline Helicopter Tour for One or Two from Novictor Aviation (52% Off)

Novictor Aviation

Honolulu International Airport

On the 15-minute tour, passengers soar over Waikiki’s iconic beaches, Diamond Head, and Punchbowl Crater

$205 $99

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90-Minute Pirate-Ship Cruise and Photos for One, Two, or Four from Hawaii Pirate Ship Adventures (Up to 60% Off)

Hawaii Pirate Ship Adventures

Ala Moana - Kakaako

Explore Waikiki aboard an 83-ft. galleon complete with water cannons, a pirate crew, and music

$55 $29

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Afternoon Sail or Sunset Dinner Cruise for a Child or Adult from Makani Catamaran (51% Off)

Makani Catamaran

Ala Moana - Kakaako

Veteran sailor of 20 years captains 65-foot luxury catamaran on expeditions to glimpse seasonal marine life

$55 $27

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Snorkel Scooter Tour, All-Day Dive, or PADI Open Water Certification Course from Ocean Legends (Up to 58% Off)

Ocean Legends

Kalihi - Palama

Explore marine ecosystems on guided snorkel scooter tours and all-day dives, or learn scuba essentials in a PADI certification course

$69 $29

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Canoe Tour or Paddleboarding for One or Two from Hawaiian Surf Adventures (Up to 54% Off)

Hawaiian Surf Adventures

Hawaii Kai

Guides lead tours in double-hulled Hawaiian canoes or paddleboards for open-ocean explorations of majestic Maunalua Bay

$64 $32

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Hiking Tour for Two or Four, or Day Trip for Up to Four from Hiking Hawaii Cafe (Up to 60% Off)

Hiking Hawaii Cafe

Waikiki

Treks take guests on hikes to Makapu’u Lighthouse or Kuliouou Ridge; day trip features scenic hiking and driving around the North Shore

$110 $49

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5 or 10 Hot Hula Fitness or Total Body Stretch Classes at Quality Health & Fitness (Up to 76% Off)

Quality Health & Fitness

Mccully - Moiliili

Work up a sweat in these small-group classes, which incorporate elements of polynesian-infused dancing and total-body stretching

$50 $16

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Guided Snorkeling Tour for One or Two from Hawaiian Diving Adventures, LLC (Up to 58% Off)

Hawaiian Diving Adventures, LLC

Kewalo Basin

Discover turtles, fish, and the sunny crowns of reefs on a semiprivate guided swim through Oahu’s waters

$70 $35

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North Shore Turtle Snorkeling Tour for Four or Up to Eight from Go Nuts Hawaii (Up to 53% Off)

Go Nuts Hawaii

Waikiki

CPR- and lifeguard-certified instructors lead snorkeling expedition in North Shore waters for laps alongside native turtles

$790 $395

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$48 for a Five-Week CORE Fitness Session for Women at Kaia F.I.T. Oahu ($179 Value)

Kaia F.I.T. Oahu

Kaimuki

Intense muscle-confusion workouts help women rapidly improve their level of fitness under the guidance of certified coaches

$179 $48

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Movie Outing for Two or Four at Doris Duke Theatre (50% Off)

Doris Duke Theater

Makiki - Lower Punchbowl - Tantalus

Honolulu’s sole art house screens contemporary and classic independent and international films

$20 $10

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90-Minute Guided Snorkel Tour of Hanauma Bay for One, Two, or Four from Pure Aloha Adventures (43% Off)

Pure Aloha Adventures

Hanauma Bay

Explore the ecological riches of Hanauma Bay with a certified snorkel and dive instructor

$69 $39

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The servicemen of Pearl Harbor's naval base were taking some much-needed R&R between early-morning repairs inside Hangar 37 when suddenly they heard a buzzing overhead. With the humming of their own planes and battleships periodically filling the air, this rapidly approaching sound wasn't foreign to their ears, but this instance proved to be drastically different. Thunderous explosions soon overtook Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona struggled to stay afloat as the Imperial Japanese Navy delivered a surprise military strike, which resulted in one of the most devastating attacks on American soil. With a mission to preserve the history of this tragic event, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor opened that very same hangar to the public, hundreds of feet from where ships burned and men courageously fought more than 70 years ago.

Hangar 37's 42,000-square-foot space currently houses many of the museum's artifacts, which include a World War II?era B-25B bomber, Japanese Zero, and naval planes such as the SBD Dauntless. Also open to the public, Hangar 79 displays the actual bullet holes that pierced its windows during the attack, while an authentic WWII maintenance shop contains an exhibit that explains how planes ran on Lucky Strike cigarette materials. Visitors can experience the museum's ever-evolving collection of exhibits??which has included segments dedicated to the Korean War's MiG Alley and the Flying Tigers??through guided tours in both hangars and submerse themselves in the virtual world of the museum's combat flight simulator.

319 Lexington Blvd.
Honolulu,
HI
US

One hundred feet beneath the surface of Maunalua Bay, the Corsair⎯a World War II airplane—rests on a sandy floor. Its massive shell and magnetism for schools of soldier fish lures deep-sea explorers to the site every year. As divers propel themselves alongside the plane's wing and fuselage, they get an up-close look at the wreck's current residents, which range from colorful goatfish to reclusive moray eels.

With more than 30 years of experience, the scuba instructors at Waikiki Diving Center lead daily dives for certified divers to submerged sites such as the Cosair wreck. Earning a five-star Instructor Development Center designation from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, the center's team coordinates parties of 12–14 people and takes them out on one of two customized dive boats—The Submariner or Snoopy V—for adventures ranging from snuggling sea turtles to earning PADI open-water certifications. To enhance visitors' experiences, Waikiki Diving Center's crew arranges complimentary shuttle service to and from Waikiki hotels.

424 Nahua St
Honolulu,
HI
US

Arthur Murray has been a leading name in franchise dance since 1912, when the entrepreneur began selling mail-order dance lessons. Expanding his reach, he enlisted teachers to spread his signature dance lessons on first-class steamships and skyrocketed to fame in the '30s after introducing the public to such dances as the Lambeth Walk and the Big Apple. By the 1950s, Arthur and his wife, Kathryn, were hosting their own highly popular TV show on ABC, The Arthur Murray Dance Party, which ran for 12 years. Today, Arthur Murray's team prepares students for rug cutting at special events and weekend nightclub jaunts. Clients who arrive to lessons partner-less will be paired up with instructors to help assess their current skill level and make recommendations on the most appropriate program. Throughout group lessons, instructors teach the foundations of dances from a long list of styles that range from Latin to country-western, helping students to learn basic step patterns, timing, and the ability to lead or follow. These lessons are then used as a foundation for clients to learn more intermediate and advanced moves.

1860 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu,
HI
US

Big Wave Dave Surf Co.'s staff of experienced wave riders hits the shores of Waikiki Beach for private and small-group lessons in surfing, standup paddleboarding, and outrigger canoeing. Each instructor's résumé boasts at least 10 years of teaching experience, an extensive knowledge of first aid, and at least one semester as Poseidon's college intern. During classes, first-time surfers learn the basics on land before heading into the warm waters to hang their first 10, whereas advanced riders barrel out into the waves atop fiberglass and epoxy boards. Outrigger canoes recall ancient Hawaiians' exploration of Oahu's colorful reefs, and standup paddleboards combine an intense workout with clear views of the pristine waters below. The shop also offers daily and long-term rentals of equipment, with complimentary delivery and pickup from local hotels.

2410 Koa Ave.
Honolulu,
HI
US

Hawaiian WaterSports set up shop with the intention of equipping residents and visitors with everything they need to enjoy the aqua waves and waterways of Hawaii. The shop realized that goal with two locations, each stacked to the gills with surfboards, kiteboards, kayaks, snorkeling equipment, and books on how to beat mermaids at Marco Polo. Hawaiian WaterSports is an official IKO kiteboarding center and its IKO-certified instructors teach students wind theory and the skills necessary to set up, launch, and ride their own kiteboard. Expert surfers on staff can also take squads of aquatic adventures out into the curling sea for lessons specifically designed to get beginners hanging ten and perfecting balancing technique for future limbo competitions.

415 Kapahulu Ave
Honolulu,
HI
US

Giant, man-sized hamster balls filled with humans bob and splash across the surface of swimming pools with bright-blue padded edges. This surreal scene occurs daily at Water Ball Entertainment, where customers crawl into large transparent spheres and bounce, bob, and summersault their way across pools of rippling water fully clothed. Around the pools' perimeters, friends and family cheer as the staff supervises customers at play on the water in up to six floating balls at a time. At the behest of the humans inside, giant balls can turn end over end, bounce on top of the water, send waves splashing, or team up with other balls to form the shape of customers' favorite molecular structures.

2330 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu,
Hawaii
US