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Hanauma Bay State Park
1. Hanauma Bay State Park
Beach lovers and snorklers will love a visit to Hanauma Bay State Park. Snorkle gear is available for rental. There are snorkeling tours available for snorkelers of differing abilities, and plenty to see in the water. Younger children can go to the inner reef to explore the world under the sea in a safe environment.
Hanauma Bay State Park
1. Hanauma Bay State Park
Beach lovers and snorklers will love a visit to Hanauma Bay State Park. Snorkle gear is available for rental. There are snorkeling tours available for snorkelers of differing abilities, and plenty to see in the water. Younger children can go to the inner reef to explore the world under the sea in a safe environment.
2. Polynesian Cultural Center
If you and your family want to experience the cultures of Polynesia, visit the 42 acre Polynesian cultural center. You will have the opportunity to witness 6 villages that show the cultures of different Polynesian cultures, including Samoa, Tahiti, Tohnga, Aotearoa, Fiji, and of course, Hawaii. Hands-on activities and cultural demonstrations like dance and music are also offered. If you go, don’t miss their Luau.
Polynesian Cultural Center
Polynesian Cultural Center
2. Polynesian Cultural Center
If you and your family want to experience the cultures of Polynesia, visit the 42 acre Polynesian cultural center. You will have the opportunity to witness 6 villages that show the cultures of different Polynesian cultures, including Samoa, Tahiti, Tohnga, Aotearoa, Fiji, and of course, Hawaii. Hands-on activities and cultural demonstrations like dance and music are also offered. If you go, don’t miss their Luau.
Turtle Beach (Haleiwa)
3. Turtle Beach (Haleiwa)
As its name suggests, Turtle Beach is most popular for its turtles, which tend to gather there close to the shore. It is also popular for surfing fishing, and diving. There is a strong current and many rocks at Turtle Beach that make it dangerous for swimming. Just remember, as tempting as it may be, touching the turtles is illegal, so keep your distance and take plenty of pictures of them while you’re there.
Turtle Beach (Haleiwa)
3. Turtle Beach (Haleiwa)
As its name suggests, Turtle Beach is most popular for its turtles, which tend to gather there close to the shore. It is also popular for surfing fishing, and diving. There is a strong current and many rocks at Turtle Beach that make it dangerous for swimming. Just remember, as tempting as it may be, touching the turtles is illegal, so keep your distance and take plenty of pictures of them while you’re there.
4. Dole Plantation
Dole Plantation began as a simple fruit stand, but in 1989 it became a tourist attraction known as the Pineapple Experience. It has many family friendly activities, including the Plantation Garden Tour, the Pineapple Express Train Tour, and the Pineapple Garden Maze. It is also has demonstrations and educational exhibits.
Dole Plantation
Dole Plantation
4. Dole Plantation
Dole Plantation began as a simple fruit stand, but in 1989 it became a tourist attraction known as the Pineapple Experience. It has many family friendly activities, including the Plantation Garden Tour, the Pineapple Express Train Tour, and the Pineapple Garden Maze. It is also has demonstrations and educational exhibits.
Waimea Valley Hike and Waterfall
5. Waimea Valley Hike and Waterfall
This beautiful botanical garden and waterfall used to be a theme park. The hike here is easy: one mile on flat land, so it is perfect for small and beginning hikers. As you walk, you will be surrounded by oversized, lush tropical plants. The trail leads to the beautiful Waimea Falls.
Waimea Valley Hike and Waterfall
5. Waimea Valley Hike and Waterfall
This beautiful botanical garden and waterfall used to be a theme park. The hike here is easy: one mile on flat land, so it is perfect for small and beginning hikers. As you walk, you will be surrounded by oversized, lush tropical plants. The trail leads to the beautiful Waimea Falls.
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