The island of O'ahu, the heart of Hawaii, has an amazing diverse range of experiences to discover.
1. Dole Plantation
Explore the gardens of pineapples and learn the history of the Dole's Plantation as you take the Pineapple Express open-air train ride. There is plenty of pineapple goodies in the gift shop as well as a pineapple ice-cream to fill you up as you explore.
2. Kualoa Ranch
Kualoa is a 4000-acre private nature reserve and working cattle ranch as well as popular tourist attraction for adventure activities including zip-lining, horse riding, and ATV tours. Another pull is the ranch is a popular destination for many famous filming locations including Jurassic Park and Lost.
3. Ko Olina Lagoons
Beautiful Ko Olina Oahu was recently built up within the last decade or so. Ko Olina's main attraction are the four magical man-made beach coves called the Ko Olina Lagoons connected by a mile and a half of seaside pathways.
4. Waikele Premium Outlets
One of the world's finest outlet shopping with savings from 25% to 65% off every day on designer and name brands including Coach, Gap, Nike and Polo Ralph Lauren
4. Hike Diamond Head
Hike to the top of one of Waikiki's iconic peaks, Diamond Head and be rewarded with stunning views. We would recommend tackling the hike in the morning to escape the crowds and for sunrise.
5. Snorkel at Hanauma Bay
The crystal clear waters of Hanauma Bay State Park, O'ahu are a sanctuary for snorkellers. A great place to see tropical fish, colourful coral and maybe even a sea turtle all with a stunning golden beach.
6. Pearl Harbor
A must see while visiting O'ahu is the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and the USS Arizona Memorial and learn about the historic attack on Pearl Harbor.
7. Sunset Cruise
A highlight for many travellers is taking a cruise of Waikiki and Diamondhead taking in the gorgeous sights while the sun is setting. Choose a spacious Catamaran and drink the night away with music and food on a sunset cruise.
8. Ala Moana
One of the biggest shopping malls in the USA, and the biggest open-air shopping center in the world, Ala Moan Center offers a great shopping experience with some of the finest shopping, dining and entertainment in Honolulu
9. Hire a Car and Visit the North Shore
You don't have to be a surfer to have heard of the North Shore and it's epic breaks that are known worldwide. But there is more to this coast then the monster waves, the beaches are gorgeous year-round and perfect for swimming in summer. There are also so many activities to try, from hiking and horseback riding, to snorkelling and whale-watching, even jumping out of a plane.
10. Take a Photo with Duke Kahanamoku
Known as the 'Father of Modern Surfing' Duke Kahanamoku is an iconic in Hawaii and so is his famous Statue on Kuhio Beach. Take a cheeky photo with him to prove you have seen it all in Hawaii.