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The Kualoa Ranch in the east of Oahu is a must-see for outdoor enthusiasts and families. Movies like Jurassic Park, Windtalkers, Pearl Harbor and Godzilla. There are various kinds of recreational activities, including special events such as ATV, Jungle Expedition, Ocean Voyaging and the Secret Island Beach. In addition, you may enter for different journeys and single adventure tour groups.
As the largest natural port of Hawaii, Pearl Harbor is the only US naval base designated as a national historic landmark. All historical attractions in Pearl Harbor are in commemoration of this event that changed the course of history. At the Visitor Center at the USS Arizona Memorial, you can pay respects to the monument built for the soldiers who died on the day of the battle. You may also board the USS Missouri to look back on this important period of history.
The beautiful sunset on the island is the calling card of Hawaii. Be sure to stay a night and take the cruise at sunset if you come here. With the sunset, sea breeze and local music, you can taste the delicious food and wine on the luxurious deck of the cruise ship while enjoying the splendid island sunset along the coastline, from Waikiki to Diamond Head.
Built in 1882, the Iolani Palace was built in downtown Honolulu in 1882. It served as a royal household for the ruling Hawaiian dynasties and is a royal palace in US territory. There is a statue of King Kamehameha in front of the palace. You may visit the royal palace from Tuesday to Saturday with a tour guide, or take a self-service audio tour. There is English, French, German, Hawaiian, Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish available.
Want to go hiking? Waimea Canyon may be your best choice. Located in the western part of Kauai, the Waimea Canyon is 22 km long and 1,000 m deep. It is known as "the Grand Canyon of the Pacific". Sheer cliffs and fantastic rocks can be seen everywhere. The rock formations that have been eroded by wind and rain over time and show different colors, such as orange and crimson. Like a desert, its in stark contrast to the surrounding lush vegetations.
You may think that there are only sunny beaches and coconut trees in Hawaii. However, there are other special scenic spots, like Big Island. It is so fantastic that it can completely change your impression of islands. Particularly the two volcanoes on the island, which are really attractive. From the hot volcanoes, erupting half flame and half sea water frequently, to the dreamlike starry sky with sudden drops in temperature, the two volcanoes on Big Island will present two quite different experiences for you.
As one of the most active volcanoes in the world, Kilauea Volcano has kept erupting since 1983. The huge crater looks like a cauldron, where red hot magma flows in the lake of volcano, like if a scab of the land cracks and bleeds. Therefore, it deserves to be called a wonder of the nature. Two of the most active volcanoes in the world, i.e. the Mauna Loa and Kilauea, are also in this park. The entire volcanic park stretches from the peak of the Mauna Loa to the ocean.
The black beach is located in the east of Big Island. Looking out from the black beach, the North Atlantic Ocean stretches to the horizon, and black sand and white waves form a sharp contrast with the sun. The reef of the Beacon Hill is separated from it by the sea and the two echo with each other, presenting a world-famous waterfront scenery. The black beach, in pure black, is a little coarse, but fine near the sea. Standing on the black beach with bare feet, you can never feel uncomfortable. The fine and soft feeling makes you relaxed enough to appreciate and enjoy this amazing beach, and marvel at the natural wonder.
Located on the third-largest island, Oahu Island, among the Hawaiian islands, Honolulu is the capital and port city of the state of Hawaii, US. Looking around, you can see blue sky with white clouds, blue sea, silver sand, bright sunshine and coconut trees. It is a resort with blue waters, lush green hills, changing clouds, flickering coconut trees against the modern high-rises, brilliant shops and bustling traffic. It is the best place for surfing across the world, and you may see many handsome guys and sexy girls in bikinis.
Located in the state park in the southeastern part of Oahu Island, Lookout is a well-known viewing platform there. As it lies in the crack of the mountain, the wind from the north east can exceed force 10. When there is a strong wind, you may feel blown if standing on one foot. However, the place 2 meters away is fine and warm at this time, which is a world of difference. There is a board introducing the viewing platform of Lookout, from which you can learn about some local history. The signing board is placed to warn visitors to be careful about the falling stones.