Cultural Experiences (Oahu Vacation Ideas & Travel Style), Oahu tours & activities, fun things to do in Oahu |

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Hawaii, once the Kingdom of Hawaii, is an area rich with culture and history, from the ancient traditions of the original Hawaiian settlers in the archipelago, to the various folklore, languages, and cuisines of the immigrant plantation workers, to the contemporary history of the islands as an American state. These histories can be found in the places, the people, and even the food of Oahu. Experience the culture of the island with these cultural tours and activities.
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  1. No.1
    Experience one of the best luau on Oahu with Chief Sielu, world champion fire knife dancer and hilarious comedian. Chief's Luau not only includes an all-you-can-eat dinner, but also an evening filled with thrilling performances from across Polynesia!
    Meal Provided

    From USD140.00

    Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. No.2
    Spend an evening at Paradise Cove Luau, the best luau on Oahu with oceanfront views! Combining tradition, cultural experience, thrilling hula & fire knife dancing and amazing buffet food, this Ko Olina luau is an island favorite.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD107.00

    4.5 - 7 hour(s) (evening)
  3. No.3
    Experience the true spirit of aloha with Toa Luau, one of the best things to do on the North Shore! Enjoy hula performances, a fire knife dance, unique kava ceremony, all with a delicious Polynesian dinner buffet. Includes admission to Waimea Valley!

    From USD115.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
    4 hour(s) (evening)
  4. Explore Hawaii’s Hollywood backlot on Kualoa Ranch’s Movie set tour! Visit film sets used in famous Hollywood movies and TV shows such as LOST, Hawaii Five-0, 50 First Dates, Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, Godzilla, Mighty Joe Young and many more.


    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Enjoy an amazing full-day Kualoa Ranch experience pass with a tour of famous Kualoa movie sites (including a tour of the Jurassic Park set in Hawaii), an off-road jungle expedition and a genuine Oahu farm tour with delicious tastings!
    Meal Provided

    From USD51.26

    2 - 7 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Visit Pearl Harbor National Memorial and see where WWII began for the U.S. and also where it ended. This Pearl Harbor tour takes you to all of the most famous historic sites, including a ferry out to the Arizona Memorial.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD186.39

    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Embark on a 3-hour semi-private sail with Kailua Ocean Adventures. Sail across Kailua Bay on an authentic Hawaiian Sailing Canoe along Lanikai beach and land at the twin islands. Snorkel, explore Moku Nui Island & swim in the Queen’s Bath Tide Pools.


    Mon, Wed
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Get the best immersive Polynesian cultural experience by visiting 6 villages at Polynesian Cultural Center, Hawaii's #1 attraction. The all-inclusive full-day ticket features luau dinner, 3 shows, hands-on activities and fun for the whole family!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD120.62

    Early Booking
    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    7 - 12.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  9. Experience a traditional welcome to the islands with a warm and authentic Hawaii lei greeting right at your arrival gate. No better way to start your holiday!

    From USD30.37

    Group Discount
    24 hour(s) (night)
  10. Learn how to surf with Hans Hedemann Waikiki Surf School. Ride the waves and "Hang Ten" at this surf school, where professional surfers teach you how to conquer the waves of Waikiki in just one lesson! Great for beginners or advanced surfers.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD78.53

    2.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. Bring some aloha to you and your loved ones with a special delivery of a fresh Hawaiian lei. Hand crafted using locally sourced flowers and leaves, enjoy the beauty of Hawaii delivered directly to your front door. Perfect for any occasion!

    From USD15.71

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  12. Take an off-road ride, hike deep into the private land in Haleiwa, and enjoy a refreshing swim in a natural pool, all lead by native Hawaiian guide.
    Meal Provided

    From USD99.47

    Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4.5 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Join a NASA Ambassador Astronomer on a Polynesian star voyaging laser guided stargazing tour! See the rings of Saturn, distant galaxies, and clusters of newborn stars from Ko Olina. Learn about Hawaiian Culture through the eyes of the stars.


    Mon, Tue, Fri
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  14. Visit Top Oahu attractions in one day! Explore North Shore beaches, then snorkel at Hanauma Bay nature preserve and see different types of tropical fish, coral reefs and even Hawaiian green sea turtles!
    Pick-up Provided


    Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    9 - 11 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Experience a private adventure & explore Oahu on a 6 hours tour. Sample local foods & visit hidden spots with a local guide on this four-passenger tour.
    Pick-up Provided


    6 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  16. With 3,900 exhibits and artifacts, the Bishop Museum offers a unique look through the history of Hawaii and Polynesia as well as guided tours and a Planetarium.


  17. Taste the real flavors of Hawaii on this unique food tour hosted by Lanai Tabura, winner of Food Networks Great Food Truck Race and host of Cooking Hawaiian Style. Discover restaurants, drive-ins and food trucks where only the locals know to go!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided


    4 - 5 hour(s) (morning)
  18. Looking for a fun DIY project to work on while at home? With this lei making kit you can make your very own fresh flower lei. Includes all of the tools, instructions, and of course hundreds of colorful flowers sent fresh from Hawaii to your door.


  19. Glide effortlessly around Oahu's most popular spots on a Segway. See the art of Kakaako, visit the beautiful Magic Island and watch a sunset from the beach.

    From USD145.55

    2 - 3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. Tour all of Oahu in one day! View the island’s most beautiful sights, eat authentic island food, learn about the culture of ancient Hawaiians and shop for the perfect souvenir as you tour in a luxury bus around Oahu.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided


    Tue, Thu, Fri
    8.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning)

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