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An Adventurer's Playground

Hawaii’s beautiful beaches are only the beginning. From surfing the gentle waves of Waikiki Beach to snorkeling with manta rays on the Kona Coast, there’s never a dull moment in the Hawaiian Islands. Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or searching for activities the whole family can enjoy, here are some exhilarating ways to experience this adventurer's playground.

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Surfing

If you dream of riding the waves, there’s no better place to learn how than right here in the birthplace of surfing.

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Snorkeling & Scuba

Come face to face with tropical fish, spotted eagle rays and green sea turtles on an underwater adventure in Hawaii's 1,200 miles of coral reef.

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Mountain Tubing

Strap on a headlamp and hop into a tube to explore inland canals, tunnels and flumes on this only-in-Kauai adventure.

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Parasailing

Lift off on a parasailing adventure and get a bird’s eye view of Hawaii’s breathtaking coastline from up to 1,200 feet in the air.

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Deep Sea Fishing

Hawaii is home to some of the biggest marlin in the world as well as one of the oldest billfish tournaments, plus scores of other game fish – from wahoo to mahimahi to giant trevally.

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Unique Adventures

From whale watching to ziplining, the Hawaiian Islands provide many unique opportunities for those wanting to explore the outdoors.

Whale Watching

Each winter, Hawaii is the stage for some of the best whale watching on the planet, when thousands of kohola (humpback whales) migrate to our warm waters to breed and nurse their young. Tours from just about every island can bring you thrillingly close to these magnificent creatures.

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Adventure Boat
Oahu
The Adventure Boat
1651 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96815
Summary

Escape the crowds and join us on private cruise you won’t soon forget. Go faster and farther than anyone else in town on a private charter for spectacular coastal sightseeing tours, incredible sea life (turtles, fish, dolphins, and whales—in season), and snorkeling. The adventure is up to you!

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Gaylord's Ribs
Kauai
Gaylord's at Kilohana
3-2087 Kaumualii Highway
Lihue, HI 96766
Summary

Gaylord’s offers one of Kauai’s most beautiful settings for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch. Our kitchen uses only the freshest, seasonal ingredients supporting our local farmers and fishermen. Our 67-acre sustainable farm provides much of the produce and herbs used in our dishes and cocktails.

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Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu Exterior View
Oahu
Hard Rock Cafe - Honolulu
280 Beach Walk
Honolulu, HI 96815
Summary

Situated in the heart of Waikiki, Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu is conveniently located within walking distance to many resorts, shops, the Hawaii Convention Center, and iconic Waikiki beach. An open air venue which features veranda seating and a blue wave bar for a truly unique dining experience.

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Whale watching
Oahu
Wild Side Specialty Tours
87-1002 Hakimo Place Unit C.
Waianae Small Boat Harbor
Waianae, HI 96792
Summary

Oahu's only marine-biologist founded and led ocean wildlife tours. Small group (6-10 passengers) charters include year-round whale watching, swimming with dolphins, and snorkeling with giant sea turtles and endemic tropical reef fish. Portion of proceeds donated to marine conservation orgs.

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Dolphins
Hawaii
Captain Zodiac
74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy #16
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Summary

Awarded "2006/2007 C.R.U.I.S.E. Tour of the Year" by Princess Cruises! Captain Zodiac is more than a snorkel tour; it’s a high-speed thrill ride adventure. See dolphins & whales, explore sea caves and see blowholes & unique lava formations.

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Kalulu
Lanai
Lana'i Ocean Sports
MANELE SMALL BOAT HARBOR
Lanai City, HI 96763
Summary

Lana'i Ocean Sports is committed to excellence by creating lifelong memories through personalized service delivered with Aloha. As stewards and sailors, we perpetuate our Hawaiian culture and protect our environment. As an ‘Ohana, we value each other and inspire integrity, innovation, and community.

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