Oahu Travel Guide

Travel Guide to Oahu

Travel Guide to the Island of Oahu


The Island of Oahu is the Most Visited Island

Welcome to the Island of Oahu Travel Guide.

Oahu is famous for Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, and the world-famous Oahu North Shore.

Oahu is the entertainment center of the Islands. Guests enjoy an abundance of Hawaiian music and dance, shows and entertainment, shopping, and a very lively nightlife.

Waikiki Beach is the most beautiful, long-walking beach on the Islands. Dining choices are fun and easy from quick meals to five-star restaurants.

Sightseeing Tours on Oahu

The Island of Oahu is the most visited island making it easy to book a fixed-wing or helicopter sightseeing tour of the majestic sights.

Waikiki Beach is the most beautiful, long-walking beach on the Islands. When you visit Oahu, you will have a lot of fun.

Driving in Honolulu is challenging because traffic can be heavy at commute times. Check with your concierge before you do a driving tour.

The advantages of taking guided tours for sightseeing are avoiding traffic and allowing all travelers to enjoy the scenery.


Honolulu Luaus & Dining Choices



Dining choices are fun and easy from quick meals to five-star restaurants

Some of our favorite Honolulu dining local favorites are within 10 minutes of the center of Waikiki Beach.

No matter where your hotel is in Waikiki there is easy access to restaurants that are local favorites.

Oahu Luau Choices

Honolulu Food Tours

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor Tours 

Packages to Oahu can include a visit to Pearl Harbor.

The airport, Pearl Harbor and Honolulu are all nearby so it is easy to take a tour which includes Downtown Honolulu, Pearl Harbor, and the overlook at the Memorial Cemetary.

US Government website for Pearl Harbor

Video Pearl Harbor



Oahu Activity Guide Online Search

There are hundreds of tours and activities on the Island of Oahu. Pleasant Activities offers over 1300 tours and activities on all islands.

Take a look, your vacation package will include the activities that you want to experience.

Early booking is the best way to make sure that your reservation is confirmed.

Polynesian Cultural Center

One of the most popular tours on Oahu is the Polynesian Cultural Center

Book a tour to the most popular tour on Oahu, the Polynesian Cultural Center.

Explore Polynesia – an immersive cultural experience in 6 island villages, and hands-on activities for the whole family

Experience a canoe ride tour, a historical tram tour of Laie, a traditional canoe pageant, and the Hawaiian Journey cinematic experience



Surfing Lessons

Surfing Lessons on Waikiki Beach.

Children and teens often want to learn to surf.

The island of Oahu at Waikiki Beach is the safest and easiest destination for families with children.

Book a private or group surfing lesson with Pleasant Activities.

The Family Package is designed to be an affordable way to have the whole family surf together while keeping it safe & fun! 1 or 2-hour lessons available.

Favorite Resorts

Travel Guide’s Oahu Online Search

Whatever your budget is, there are great deals in Waikiki.

View the hotel options to choose your accommodations on Oahu.

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Our favorite beachfront resort on Waikiki Beach is the Hilton Hawaiian Village.


The Hilton Hawaiian Village is one of the most popular resorts on the Island of Oahu.

Waikiki Beach stretches along the south shore from the Waikiki Yacht Harbor to Diamond Head Crater.

For visitors to this amazing island destination, the Hilton offers something for everyone from children’s activities to multi-generational accommodations.

More Facts About the Island of Oahu and Honolulu

Here are some useful facts for vacationers.

The island of Oahu at Waikiki Beach is the safest and easiest destination for families with children.

Honolulu has the most direct flights from the mainland to the Hawaiian Islands.

Your vacation package will include airport transfers.

Honolulu and Waikiki Beach are the most visited destination in the Hawaiian Islands.

Flights to Honolulu

Honolulu airport code is HNL.

Honolulu has the most nonstop flights from the mainland to the Hawaiian Islands.

Book your visit with a Hawaii Travel Agency specializing in Vacation Packages

Rental cars are available, however, you can take a taxi or public transportation to avoid parking which is very expensive in Honolulu.

Each shore offers different climates and ocean conditions.

The Waikiki district is lively and vibrant with visitors from all over the world.

Waikiki beach is great for long strolls from the Hilton Hawaiian Village to Diamond Head Crater.

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Hawaii Beaches and Parks

Parks All Islands

Hawaii Beaches All Islands

Parks on Oahu

Beaches on Oahu

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