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Atlantis Submarines

252 Paoa Pl P297, Honolulu, HI 96815

Enjoy the adventure of a lifetime! Experience Hawaii's undersea world aboard a high-tech submarine. Atlantis Submarines allow you to explore artificial reefs teeming with fish and the wreckage of a small coastal freighter, as well as an old passenger plane that was submerged for exploration fun. Enjoy the convenience of this popular Waikiki attraction, which is located at the Hilton Hawaiian Village®.

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Telephone: (808) 973-9800 or (800) 381-0237
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Spirit of Aloha Catamaran

2005 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI

Explore the Waikiki coastline aboard The Spirit of Aloha, a modern 54-foot catamaran. Its captain and three lifeguard-certified crew members are available to answer guests questions about the ocean, navigation, sea life and marine conservation. Whales, dolphins and green sea turtles are just a few of the creatures that can be seen on any given tour. Passengers also enjoy unobstructed views of Waikiki Beach with a backdrop of the Ko'olau mountains, and in the evenings the twinkling Honolulu skyline. The catamaran's custom-designed sunset-orange and maile lei sail is a stunning contrast to the azure Pacific as it sails along the Waikiki coastline.

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Amenities featured on The Spirit include a full bar with draft beer; a large fully-enclosed and covered cabin with table and bench seating; two full restrooms; freshwater shower; surround-sound system and multiple stairway entry points for snorkelers entering the water. Ample outdoor areas for sunning are available both fore and aft of the vessel.

Passengers board the Spirit of Aloha from the pier at Duke Kahanamoku Beach right in front of the resort.

Sail options include:
Hilton Lunch Snorkel Sail 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Hilton Reef Snorkel Sail 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Hilton Adventure Sail 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Hilton Sunset Cocktails (daily except Fridays) 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hilton Friday Fireworks Dinner (Fridays only) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For reservations and more information call our Tours & Activities Desk, open daily 7 am - 9 pm, at (808) 947-2607, or toll free at (800) 862-5335, or from the resort at Extension 29.

*Independently owned and operated. Times and available activities may change at any time without notice.

Caution should be taken at all times against potential dangers such as jellyfish, submerged coral, high surf, strong currents and changing water or weather conditions. Please check the Weather Surfboard located near the Super Pool towel stand for current conditions. Always be mindful of your own capabilities when involved in beach and ocean activities including, but not limited to, wading, swimming, surfing, body surfing, boogie boarding, diving and snorkeling.

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Honolulu Zoo

151 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, HI

Lions, rhinos, giraffes and other African species are just a few of the featured animals in the "African Savannah" on a 10-acre preserve. The Honolulu Zoo offers after-dark "Zoo By Moonlight" tours and Wednesday night concerts during the summer months.

On the corner of Kapahulu Avenue and Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki
Telephone: (808) 971-7171
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Waikiki Aquarium

2777 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI

Explore the aquatic life of the tropical Pacific! The Waikiki Aquarium offers interactive exhibits and features a Hawaiian reef tank and a touch tank for children. This aquarium features more than 420 species of aquatic animals and plants to explore.

2777 Kalakaua Ave.
Telephone: (808) 923-9741
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Sea Life Park

Sea Life Park Waimanalo, HI

View Hawaii's colorful marine life in an incredible ocean display. It's an outstanding example of an educational entertainment center, featuring dolphins, seals, sea lions, sea turtles and penguins.

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Polynesian Cultural Center

55-370 Kamehameha Highway, Laie, HI

Welcoming over one million visitors annually, this 42-acre park features Polynesian village settings from ancient Hawaii, Samoa, the Marquesas, Tahiti, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. Demonstrations of their daily lives and indigenous crafts are featured. Traditional and modern dance from each part of Polynesia is featured in a spectacular evening show. The Polynesian Cultural Center is located in Laie on Oahu's North Shore.

55-370 Kamehameha Highway Laie, HI 96762

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Valley of the Temples Memorial Park

47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe, HI

Check out this memorial park on the eastern side Oʻahu at the foot of the Koʻolau mountains, overlooking the town of Kāneʻohe.

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Chinatown, Honolulu, HI

As the first Chinese immigrants started arriving in Oahu in 1852, they began moving into urban Honolulu and established a community in the area that is now known as Chinatown. This section of downtown Honolulu offers art galleries, open-air markets, upscale Pacific Rim restaurants and traditional noodle shops, giving Chinatown its own distinct flair.

For a historical walking tour of Chinatown, contact the Chinese Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: (808) 533-3181

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Aloha Tower

Aloha Tower, HI

Located along the waterfront in downtown Honolulu, the Aloha Tower is one of Honolulu's most recognized landmarks. The Tower was built in 1926 and was the tallest building in Hawaii until the mid-50s. Today, the Tower still serves as an active control tower for the bustling Honolulu Harbor.

Telephone: (808) 566-2337

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Diamond Head Crater & Scenic Lookout

Diamond Head, Honolulu, HI

Explore one of Hawaii's most distinctive natural landmarks. Just minutes from central Waikiki is the Diamond Head Crater & Lookout offering views of Molokai and Lanai on a clear day. Hike to the summit, which is 763 feet high, and enjoy one of the most breathtaking views of Waikiki.

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Dole Plantation & Maze

1550 Kamehameha Hwy, Honolulu, HI

On your way to the North Shore, stop for a refreshing Dole Whip® at the Dole Plantation. Still a working part of the Dole empire, the Plantation is a tribute to the role that the pineapple plantations played in the development of the Islands. The Pineapple Garden Maze, with 1.7 miles of manicured paths is a spectacular environmental puzzle recognized as the World's Largest Maze in the 1998 Guinness Book of Records.

Telephone: (808) 621-8408

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Manoa Falls

Manoa Falls, Honolulu, HI

If you enjoy hiking, the hike to Manoa Falls takes you through a rainforest trail and rewards you at the end of the trail with a beautiful waterfall and a quiet pool at the bottom. Swimming in the pool is discouraged. This is a great spot for a peaceful picnic lunch under the shade of the rainforest trees.

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Nu'uanu Pali Lookout

Nuuanu Pali Dr, Honolulu, HI

The Nu'uanu Pali Lookout offers one of the most breathtaking panoramic views of the sheer cliffs of the Ko'olau mountains and the Windward coast of Oahu. Set 3,000 feet above the coastline, this spot is where Kamehameha won the struggle that united the Islands under one rule in 1795.

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Waimea Valley

Waimea Bay, HI

Visit this 1,800-acre park in a picturesque valley above Waimea Bay. There are 6,000 plant species in the park including plants from other regions. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy Waimea Falls. Guided tours explain the lifestyle of native Hawaiians who inhabited the valley centuries ago.

Telephone: (808) 638-8511

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