Things to do in Oahu Hawaii
Below are 6 fun things to do in Oahu Hawaii on vacation.
Here are some fun things to do in Oahu on vacation.
Visit the magnificent and majestic Diamond Head crater. See Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial. Go scuba diving or snorkeling in the warm tropical waters.
Take a helicopter ride and view the beauty of the islands. On the North Shore see the Bonzai pipeline. On the south shore visit the trendy Waikiki Beach.
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The extinct volcano Diamondhead got its name from the sparkling calcite crystals that British Seamen saw in the late 1700. The beautiful mountain is prominent in Waikiki. Hiking to the top takes about an hour. At the top there is an amazing 365 view of Oahu. It is a must for photographers and anyone who enjoys great panoramas.
USS Arizona Memorial
Pearl Harbor is the headquarters of the US Pacific Fleet. It is rich in history because of the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese on December 7, 1941 which brought the United States into World War II. The Arizona Memorial is a sobering experience. It is a grave-site of 1177 men who lost their lives.
You can dive on reefs and wrecks in beautiful Hawaiian waters. The warm tropical waters (72-79 degrees) and diverse aquatic life make this a wonderful place to dive. You can see spotted eagle rays, sea turtles, moray eels, and many other tropical creatures.
A Helicopter Ride with Blue Hawaiian
Imagine flying about the Hawaiian Islands looking down over the magnificent landscape and breathtaking beauty of the pristine ocean below. Helicopter rides can provide a perspective to the beauty and majesty of Hawaii that will amaze and delight.
More fun Things to do in Oahu on vacation
Visit the North Shore
Oahu North Shire is home to many of many world class surfers, especially during the winter when the waves reach awesome heights. Make sure to visit the Banzai Pipeline where surfers navigate their surfboards through a large tube of turbulent water.
The Bonzai Pipeline
The famous beach of Waikiki is located on the south shore of Oahu. Waikiki Beach is a mix between high brow hotels, trendy eateries, and the beauty of the beach itself.
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