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Best 5 Honolulu Activities and Things to Do

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Are you planning to take a trip to the capital of Hawaii- Honolulu? This spectacular destination offers a lot of attractions and things to do. That’s why today I want to describe some of them.

Fly over Honolulu and its surroundings

Such an amazing destination must be viewed from a bird’s eye. One of the companies that provides such opportunities is Paradise Helicopters. You will have the chance to admire the volcanoes, waterfalls, the exotic paradise and other attractions. Choose the tour that suits your preferences and your budget.

The prices vary between $ 189 and $ 3.625. Some of the existing tours are Family Helicopter Ride and Zipline, North Shore Adventure, Sunset Experience, Doors-off Lava & Rainforests Adventure, Valley & Waterfall Explorer and other 20.

Take a diving and snorkeling tour

You can’t miss the 1.200 miles of coral reef located on the Hawaiian Island territory. Dive among the dolphins, sea turtles and colorful fish.

A Dolphin-Watching Cruise including the equipment and a guide will cost you around $ 150.

Take a Koko Crater Trail

It is also known as Koko Head and has the highest peak at 368 meters above the sea level. Fortunately, the crater isn’t active and this allows tourists to visit it.

The Koko Crater Trail is renowned as Koko Head Stairs and it takes you to the peak of the mountain. You must climb over 1.000 steps in order to reach the top. This activity is one of the most attracting ones in Honolulu and boasts of popularity among the tourists.

The stairs have attached old railroad ties from the bottom to the top.  It was projected during the World War II to carry the supplies up to the bunkers located up in the mountain.

Hike on Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail

The trail is located just 6 miles away from the Koko Crater Trail. It’s supposed to be an easier one, but which offers the same stunning views over the Pacific Ocean.

Once you reach the final point of the trail, you will have the chance to admire the 20th century Makapu’u Lighthouse. The trail stretches over a distance of 2 miles.

Visit the Honolulu Museum of Art

It’s the largest museum in Honolulu and was founded in 1922. Today, its collection includes over 50.000 works of art. The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday between 10 AM and 4.30 PM.

The ticket for non-residents costs $ 20/adult. Persons under 18 years old have free admission.

Honolulu is one of the most stunning destinations in Hawaii. You don’t have time to get bored there. Try the scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing and other water sports. Take a tour above the island and its surroundings and do not miss the cultural attractions. The experience will last forever.

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Lorena Boanda

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Hello! I'm Lorena, I'm 22 years old and I study Law. I like getting up early in the morning, drinking coffee and writing. And I REALLY love to travel, but, unfortunately, I still haven't visited every desired country. So "To be continued..."!

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