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Family trip to Oahu Island with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Honolulu, Hawaii A child will find everything to have a great time on Oahu: from the usual shopping malls with cinemas and attractions in Honolulu to kilometres of pristine tropics and many deserted bays. The island is a perfect place where you can introduce the child to surfing. There are huge ways on Waikiki beach and it will be hard to start surfing classes here, but they are not too strong and your child won’t get injuries. Waikiki is a wonderful place for children who are actively interested in water sports. Here you can rent a variety of equipment and find an instructor for surfing, windsurfing, water skiing, jet skiing and many other activities.
Oahu is rich with various historical monuments, belonging to different eras. Those who want to learn more about the role of World War II for Americans should definitely visit the USS Arizona … Open
The central beach of Oahu is nice for children who love to spend time in the company of their coevals. Your child will always find here someone to play football, volleyball or swim– the beach is extremely popular among locals and tourists. If your child doesn’t swim well, you can look for windless places to relax, such as Lanikai, Ala Moana and Sandy Beach. Young surfers will have fun near the North coast. The area of the windward coast is ideal for introducing a kid to snorkelling. Shallow Malaekahana is great for holidays with small children.
Young divers will also like Oahu. You can find many interesting places to dive on the island. The local waters are rich with amazing marine life and different sunken ships. Naval Base Pearl Harbor, known worldwide because of the events of World War II is located on Oahu. However, if your child does not want to scuba dive to the sunken ships, it is possible to buy tickets for the whole family to dive on a passenger submarine Atlantis, which will allow you to get acquainted with all the local underwater inhabitants. Copyright
Oahu is a paradise for those who love surfing, snorkelling, waterskiing and watersports activities. Waikiki Beach is one of the most famous and recognized beaches in the world which is 24 … Open
Be sure to climb Mount Tantalus with your child. Its height is almost six hundred meters, but it is easy to reach its top without any special skills. The view from the top is simply stunning and will amaze every child. You should definitely walk in the local jungles with the child. Firstly – they are incredibly beautiful. Secondly, you can swim in a real waterfall on the way to the jungles. For example, Manoa Falls. It is a 150-foot waterfall of incredible beauty. There are no dangerous animals for people in the local forests, but you should better explore the routes with an experienced guide.
Honolulu Cityline Those children who are interested in ancient times and history will be happy to explore the island. For example, scientists have found the remains of Pu'u o Mahuka, an important heiau (Hawaiian temple). It can be seen above the bay. Moreover, there are several ruins of religious buildings near Honolulu. Take your child to the capital and visit Kawaiahaʻo Church. Iolani Palace is a remarkable place. It is the only preserved Royal Palace in the United States, built in the late 19th century. Your child will certainly like the Chinese quarter of the capital of the island, which should be considered as one big attraction.
The legendary Waikiki beach situated next to luxury resort of the same name is one of the most important landmarks of Hawaii; its wonderful coast is in the list of the most beautiful beaches … Open
You can visit Foster Botanical Garden with your children. It was opened in 1950. The Garden is the oldest botanical garden in Hawaii and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Boys will definitely enjoy visiting the Hawaiian sea centre. It is one of the biggest museums in the United States, dedicated to the sea, marine life and the relationship between man and the ocean. By the way, there is a beautiful park near the museum. There is also a beautiful art gallery Honolulu with a large number of unique exhibits, creative children should definitely visit this place. If you are interested in naval history, be sure to visit battleship Missouri, turned into a museum.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Oahu Island and surroundings

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Amusement parks near Oahu Island
♥   Amusement park 'Sea Life Park Hawaii' Oahu, 36.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Oahu Island
♥   Water park 'Wet n Wild Hawaii' Kapolei, 22 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Aquariums in Oahu Island and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Waikiki Aquarium' , 29 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Park Hawaii' , 36.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Oahu Island

Aliiolani Hale

From the series “Famous Buildings of Renaissance Architecture”
The building of new royal residence has begun under the power of King Kamehameha V. However, the king didn't live there because of the death in 1872. As a memory of this great ruler, it was decided to put his gilded sculpture in front of the residence. The first who lived there was King David Kalākaua. … Read further

Diamond Head

From the series “Majestic and Spectacular Craters and Crater Lakes”
Part of the crater is now used for land purposes. In a field of the crater are the antennas and locators. The other territory of the crater, not far from the popular health resort Honolulu, is open to the tourists and is considered an ideal place for hikes. The scientists suggest that Diamondhead is one of the oldest craters on the planet. Its age is about 200,000 years. For the last time, Diamondhead volcano erupted about 150,000 years ago. … Read further
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