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Enjoyable Hawaii Vacations With Kids

Yash Gode Sep 30, 2019
A strategically located paradise in the Pacific ocean west of America, Hawaii is one of the most famous places known for its natural beauty. Read here to know about the ways to make a trip to Hawaii an enjoyable and memorable experience with family and kids.
The Hawaii islands have been a popular holiday spot for over 50 years. It is blessed with stunning beauty, tropical climate and warm people. With numerous places of interest catering to all age groups, this place can't be described as a destination only meant for romantics, It's also a great spot for families.

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It's a place surrounded with fun spots with a promising attraction for everyone. This place is a cluster of islands surrounded by water on all sides. The topographical design of this place opens doors to a variety of adventures.
The beaches are spectacular in every way with its affable culture making it an abundantly exciting place for kids to be gleeful at every turn. There are quite a number of places specifically dedicated to the clamor of kids.

Things to Do in Hawaii With Your Kids

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Various resorts and hotels offer Hawaiian family vacation packages, which organize kids camps that cater to the needs of older children, and the very young ones. Certified childcare attendants take the children swimming and also play games on the beach, or teach them to make garlands or leis or other crafts.

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Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach, known the world over as one of the best beaches, is usually crowded. But it is a great area for surfboarding, surfing, snorkeling, sun tanning, and sand castle building. A trip to Hawaii would be incomplete without a trip to this beach.

Sea Life Park

A world-class marine attraction, This park is about 15 miles from Waikiki on Oahu's beautiful and scenic Makapuu Point. It boasts of a 300,000-gallon aquarium that houses sea lions, dolphins, turtles sharks, stingrays and other marine mammals.

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They also offer a variety of entertaining and informative attractions such as singing sea lions, dancing dolphins and performing penguins. Some other attractions that the kids may enjoy are the Sea Lion Feeding Pool, Turtle Lagoon, Bird Sanctuary, Pirate's Lagoon, and Hawaiian Reef Exhibit.
There are interactive programs for snorkeling by the stingray's side. Swimming with dolphins is a huge hit amongst the tourists.

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Atlantis Submarine

One of the most popular and must-see places on your vacation is the Atlantic Submarine. This adventure takes the tourist on a 45 minutes underwater tour of the marine life situated 100 feet below the surface of the reef in Waikiki.
The submarine gives the tourist a glimpse of sea turtles, countless fish, other sea creatures, submarines, sunken shipwrecks, and coral reefs. The submarine has large view ports which is fully air-conditioned and comfortably seats 64-passengers.

Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park

This water park provides many adventures and fun rides, six stories down speed slides mega wave pool, inner tube rides on 2 to 4 foot waves, free-fall, also a tube cruise down an 800-foot long river. There are interactive playgrounds filled with water cannons, multi-level activity, waterfalls, pool with seven family slides and other water attractions.

Polynesian Culture Center

Located about an hour's drive from Waikiki, the Polynesian Culture Center is an open-air park, consisting of 7 native villages spread over 42 acres area. It is designed to introduce a visitor to Hawaiian and other South Pacific cultures. The natives demonstrate the fire dances, the art of making jewelry from plants and bare-foot climbing of 50 ft trees.
The natives also demonstrate native arts and crafts like carving tiki statues, canoe reenactment of war dances and wedding ceremonies. An authentic luau and a Polynesian night show are some of the attractions enjoyed by visitors and tourists alike.

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According to govt estimate there were over 6.4 mn visitors to the Hawaii Islands in 2003 (with expenses of over $10 billion) which rose to 9.3 mn visitors in 2017. Due to the mild year-round weather, tourist travel to this place is popular and a preferred destination round the year. Major holidays and summer months are the most popular times for a vacation.