If you are going to be visiting Hawaii with your kids it’s extremely important that you find activities that will be child friendly. There are a wealth of different tours across the island that are suitable for kids and even directed towards children to enjoy.
Here are some of the best activities that you can consider for your kids and your family when you are visiting Hawaii next:
This doors off style helicopter tour is completely safe for kids and an incredible way to see the island. This half-hour tour is the perfect length for children and it includes a quick tour of downtown Honolulu with direct flights to Pearl Harbor from the Ko Olina Marina. This could be one of the best ways that you can see many different sights even with kids who tend to be fairly restless! They love getting up in the helicopter and flying in close to the coast.
As long as your child is a strong swimmer this makes for an excellent excursion that you can do as a family. Spend time whale watching during the morning and enjoy an up close and personal experience with dolphins and the ability to swim with them as well. You can enjoy hopping up the catamaran during the cruise to enjoy some time with dolphins out in the bay! Kids really love the idea of swimming with dolphins and this can be a true experience for them to interact with them in the wild.
kids can learn how to surf just as generations of Hawaiians have been doing for years on the North Shore. The North Shore is steeped with a rich surfing history and the guides here are extremely patient and skilled. Beginner surf lessons are a great way for the whole family to get up and start writing some waves with confidence. Learning how to surf together can be an incredible bonding experience and something you may even get to try at home after you get a feel for it. Kids love getting up then writing some of their first waves!
For younger teens and older children, this tour of Diamond head is one of the best on the island. Trikkes work like Segways but they are capable of moving across many different types of terrain. Hopping on one of these great vehicles ensures that kids can make it through the 2 hour tour easily to explore Diamond head. Seeing this part of Oahu can be a wonderful experience for the whole family and kids stay very entertained just mastering riding these fun vehicles.
The coral crater adventure Park including the epic adventure package for Kapolei includes zip lining fun, adventure tours and more. This is a place for the young and the young at heart. With some adventure tours that are guided towards adults and some that are suitable for kids and families, this park can really deliver a day of excitement! The adventure package ensures that you can pick out all of the fun activities that you and your family would like to do.
This self-guided clear bottom kayak tour is perfect for exploring the coral reefs as a family. This is perfect for kids that haven’t quite mastered how to snorkel or dive. Head out in a life jacket on a self-guided tour with a clear bottom boat. You can see straight to the bottom of many of Hawaii’s clear coastal waters and explore together!
Any of these great experiences could be the perfect choice for you and your children during your next trip to Hawaii!