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Honolulu for young kids

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Honolulu for young kids
Oahu has a slew of activities and attractions that will keep young kids entertained -- most of which are just as enjoyable for adults. From the aquatic wonders at the Waikiki Aquarium to learning to surf in waters off beaches known around the globe, it's all about fun in the sun and learning about the unique aspects of this tropical escape.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Honolulu Zoo
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Honolulu Zoo

From pink flamingos to African giraffes, the Honolulu Zoo is home to a little bit of everything from the animal kingdom. Its animal population includes more than 64 reptile, 38 mammal and 160 bird species. The 42-acre facility is organized into three tropical ecological zones: Tropical Rainforests, Pacific Islands and the African Savanna. Among its highlights is a new $12-million... More

From pink flamingos to African giraffes, the Honolulu Zoo is home to a little bit of everything from the animal kingdom. Its animal population includes more than 64 reptile, 38 mammal and 160 bird species. The 42-acre facility is organized into three tropical ecological zones: Tropical Rainforests, Pacific Islands and the African Savanna. Among its highlights is a new $12-million, 1.5-acre Asian tropical elephant exhibit that includes a 7,260-squre-foot holding area and two 55,000-gallon pools. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Waikiki Aquarium
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Waikiki Aquarium

Learn about sea life in Hawaii here.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Children's Discovery Center
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Children's Discovery Center

This world-class interactive children's museum is designed to inspire all ages to discover, explore and share. The focus is on learning about the world by using all senses and gaining an understanding of others in Hawaii’s multicultural community. Kid-focused exhibits include Tot Spot, Fantastic You, Your Town, Hawaiian Rainbows and Your Rainbow World.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Wet'n'Wild Hawaii
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Wet'n'Wild Hawaii

Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii is Hawaii’s biggest ‘n’ best water park and #1 family attraction. Located in Oahu’s “Second City” of Kapolei, the park features more than 25 exhilarating attractions for families and thrill seekers alike. Adrenaline addicts can enjoy slides like Shaka –plunging guests down a 36 foot drop almost vertically; or Tornado, which catapults guests through a swirling 45-foot... More

Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii is Hawaii’s biggest ‘n’ best water park and #1 family attraction. Located in Oahu’s “Second City” of Kapolei, the park features more than 25 exhilarating attractions for families and thrill seekers alike. Adrenaline addicts can enjoy slides like Shaka –plunging guests down a 36 foot drop almost vertically; or Tornado, which catapults guests through a swirling 45-foot funnel. The park also features tamer attractions like Water World Playground, an interactive children’s area and Hawaiian Waters, a 400,000-gallon wave pool. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Polynesian Cultural Center
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Polynesian Cultural Center

One of the top Hawaii attractions includes the Polynesian Cultural Center, which features a 42-acre facility on the North Shore of Oahu. Founded in 1963, the nonprofit Center was created so that the students of nearby Brigham Young University Hawaii could work their way through college by sharing their island heritage with visitors. The students come from an area that covers... More

One of the top Hawaii attractions includes the Polynesian Cultural Center, which features a 42-acre facility on the North Shore of Oahu. Founded in 1963, the nonprofit Center was created so that the students of nearby Brigham Young University Hawaii could work their way through college by sharing their island heritage with visitors. The students come from an area that covers approximately 12 million square miles of the Pacific Ocean. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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