things to do on oahu

Top Things To Do: Oahu, Hawaii

Updated: July 9, 2021

From world-class surfing to some of Hawaii’s best snorkeling, Oahu is a vacationer’s paradise. If you’re visiting the island, there are many incredible things to do during your vacation.  Don’t miss out on beginner surf lessons on the North Shore, the Waikiki sunset from a luxury catamaran, or an incredible dolphin excursion adventure. Find out more by checking out our list of the top things to do on Oahu.

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#1 – Take a Dolphin Cruise

For a truly unforgettable experience, you can’t miss out on swimming with the dolphins in their natural habitat. You’ll be fully outfitted with snorkel gear so you can glide through the ocean with these playful creatures. After saying goodbye to your new dolphin friends, climb back on board your ship for the rest of the day’s activities. Before the day is over, you’ll enjoy authentic Hawaiian cultural arts, snorkel through one of Hawaii’s best coral reefs, and slide down your boat’s waterslide! There is no better way to spend a day on the water.

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#2 – Private Helicopter Tour

If you’ve always wanted to take to the skies in a helicopter there’s no better place to do it than Hawaii.  Imagine the incredible contrast of blue ocean and vibrant mountain views from above. Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours offers an incredible 1 hour Private VIP Tour for 2-3 passengers, where you’ll see Diamond Head, the North Shore, Jurassic Valley, and fly over Pearl Harbor on your way back.  This one is definitely bucket list worthy!

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