We’ve compiled the best of the best in Oahu - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Fort DeRussy Beach Park


    This is one of the finest beaches on the south side of Oahu. A wide, soft, ultrawhite beachfront with gently lapping waves makes it a family...Read More

  • 2. Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve


    Picture this as the world's biggest open-air aquarium. You go here to see fish, and fish you'll see. Due to their exposure to thousands of visitors...Read More

  • 3. Kailua Beach Park


    A cobalt-blue sea and a wide continuous arc of powdery sand make Kailua Beach Park one of the island's best beaches, illustrated by the crowds...Read More

  • 4. Waimea Valley

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    Waimea may get lots of press for the giant winter waves in the bay, but the valley itself is a newsmaker and an ecological treasure in its own...Read More

  • 5. White Plains Beach Park


    Concealed from the public eye for many years as part of the former Barbers Point Naval Air Station, this beach is reminiscent of Waikiki but...Read More

  • 6. Ala Moana Beach Park

    Ala Moana | Beach–Sight

    A protective reef makes Ala Moana essentially a ½-mile-wide saltwater swimming pool. Very smooth sand and no waves create a haven for families...Read More

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  • 7. Dole Plantation

    Educational Institution

    Pineapple plantation days are nearly defunct in Hawaii, but you can still celebrate Hawaii's famous golden fruit at this promotional center...Read More

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  • 8. Duke Kahanamoku Beach


    Named for Hawaii's famous Olympic swimming champion, Duke Kahanamoku, this is a hard-packed beach with the only shade trees on the sand in Waikiki...Read More

  • 9. Haleiwa Alii Beach Park


    The winter waves are impressive here, but in summer the ocean is like a lake, ideal for family swimming. The beach itself is big and often full...Read More

  • 10. Honolulu Zoo


    There are bigger and better zoos, but this one, though showing signs of neglect due to budget constraints, is a lush garden and has some great...Read More

  • 11. Kahana Bay Beach Park


    Local parents often bring their children here to wade in safety in the very shallow, protected waters. This pretty beach cove, surrounded by...Read More

  • 12. Kapiolani Bandstand

    Arts/Performance Venue

    The Victorian-style Kapiolani Bandstand, which was originally built in the late 1890s, is Kapiolani Park's stage for community entertainment...Read More

  • 13. Ko Olina


    This is the best spot on the island if you have small kids. The resort area commissioned a series of four man-made lagoons, but, as it has to...Read More

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  • 14. Kuhio Beach Park


    This beach has experienced a renaissance after a recent face-lift. Now bordered by a landscaped boardwalk, it's great for romantic walks any...Read More

  • 15. Polynesian Cultural Center


    Re-created individual villages showcase the lifestyles and traditions of Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, Fiji, the Marquesas Islands, New Zealand, and...Read More

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  • 16. Queen's Surf Beach


    So named as it was once the site of Queen Liliuokalani's beach house, this beach draws a mix of families and gay couples—and it seems as if...Read More

  • 17. Sans Souci/Kaimana Beach


    Nicknamed Dig-Me Beach because of its outlandish display of skimpy bathing suits, this small rectangle of sand is nonetheless a good sunning...Read More

  • 18. Sea Life Park


    Dolphins leap and spin and penguins frolic at this marine-life attraction 15 miles from Waikiki at scenic Makapuu Point. The park has a 300...Read More

  • 19. Turtle Bay


    Now known more for its resort (the Turtle Bay Resort) than its magnificent beach, Turtle Bay is mostly passed over on the way to the better...Read More

  • 20. Waikiki Aquarium


    This amazing little attraction harbors more than 3,500 organisms and 500 species of Hawaiian and South Pacific marine life, including endangered...Read More

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