Here is our Waikiki travel guide featuring local Waikiki activities and tourist resources as well as other Oahu and Honolulu tourist attractions. If you don’t see what you’re looking for in this list, or want more suggestions for what to do in Waikiki, feel free to call us at (866) 543‑3650. We’re happy to answer any questions you have!
The Ilikai Hotel’s Concierge is very helpful for all of our Guests 1-808-973-9030.
Nearby Tourist Resources
Closest place to shop for groceries
- Kuai Mart – (808) 942‑2168 on the Ilikai Lobby Level.
- ABC Superette – (808) 949‑8380 1732 Ala Moana Blvd
- Food Pantry Eaton Square – (808) 947‑3763 Full grocery store 438 Hobron Lane
3 blocks away walk across the street towards McDonalds, continue towards the mountains. At T, turn right. Food Pantry is a ½ block on your left hand side. Eaton Square also has a Post Office & Bank.
Ilikai Marina Restaurants 1765 Ala Moana Blvd
- Chart House – (808) 941‑6669
- Harbor Pub & Pizza – (808) 941‑0985
- Red Lobster – (808) 955‑5656
- The Outback – (808) 951‑6274
Ilikai Restaurants 1777 Ala Moana Blvd.
Waikiki Modern Hotel (Hotel in between Ilikai & Ilikai Marina) 1775 Ala Moana Blvd.
- Morimoto – (808) 943‑5900
- Pool Bar, Lobby Bar and Lounges
Discovery Bay (2 tall towers across the street at the corner next to McDonald’s)
- McDonalds – (808) 973‑2354
- Subway – (808) 942‑7500
- Snapper’s Sports Bar & Grill – (808) 947‑8057
- Buffalo Wild Wings – (808) 983‑3933
- Monsoon India Restaurant – (808) 941‑5111
CHARTER Fishing, Sailing, Parasailing, Scuba diving
- Kewalo Basin Harbor is where the charter boats are, at the end of Ala Moana Beach. Approx 20 – 25 minute walk through the Ala Moana Beach Park. Most have transport vans. Ask the Concierge or, visit the Kewalo Basin Harbor website for links to various tours.
- Ilikai Marina Parking $20.00 Daily entrance next to Red Lobster
- Ilikai Parking $30.00 Daily
- Advantage in the Ilikai Lobby
- Other major rental agencies are across the street at Discovery Bay
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car – (808) 979‑2600 1778 Ala Moana Boulevard
- National Car Rental – (808) 973‑7200 1778 Ala Moana Boulevard
- Roberts Hawaii – (808) 441‑7800
- Reliable Shuttle – (808) 924‑9292
- Speedi Shuttle – (877) 242‑5777
- Charley’s Taxi – (808) 531‑1333
- Eco Cab Hawaii – (808) 979‑1010
- The Bus – Routes & Schedules – (808) 848‑5555
- Paradise Baby Co. – (808) 561‑1061
Local Attractions and Guides
What Waikiki tourist guide would be complete without including the Waikiki Aquarium and the Honolulu Zoo (both listed below), as well as other Oahu and Honolulu tourist sites. Choose something from below, or ask us for more suggestions!
Hawaii’s Polynesian Cultural Center, located about one hour’s scenic drive from Waikiki, is the top paid Hawaiian attraction for a reason.
Our seven native villages give visitors the rare chance to participate in the daily adventures of Hawaiian and other South Pacific cultures.
In the early morning hours of December 7, 1941 the tranquil aquamarine waters of Pearl Harbor were forever disrupted by the tides of war.
Visit the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and tour two museums that tell the story of the attack on Pearl Harbor and World War II. Outdoor exhibits on the visitor center grounds continue the narrative.
The Battleship Missouri has served her nation with honor and distinction through three wars, with the service and devotion of her crews spanning three generations.
The Battleship Missouri Memorial rests in the heart of Pearl Harbor offering activities and tours to Hawaii’s visitors from across the world.
Browse through a list of our award winning restaurants and sort them based on category, restaurant name and neighborhood. Oahu Dining
Around 600,000 people visit the Honolulu Zoo annually. It is the largest zoo within a radius of 2,300 miles and unique in that it is the only zoo in the United States originating from a King’s grant of royal lands to the people.
Located next to a living coral reef, the award winning Waikiki Aquarium brings guests face-to-fin with colorful tropical fish, reef sharks, living corals, endangered Hawaiian monk seals, sea jellies, squid, octopus and more!
To learn more about Waikiki’s history, take a stroll along the Waikiki Historic Trail, which highlights 23 historic sites, 19 of which are marked by Bronze surfboards with a wealth of historical information.
Hawaii’s best displays on Hawaiian history and natural history, and the world’s finest collection of arts of the Pacific and much more.
Hawaii, The Islands of Aloha. Go Hawaii is the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureaus’ official website.
About seven million visitors come to experience paradise annually, but the islands are not as crushed with sun-baked tourists and cooing honeymooners as that sounds.