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Cheap Oahu Vacation Activities


10 Ultra-Cheap Oahu Vacation Activities

If you’re planning a Hawaii vacation, you’re probably looking for ways to find affordable Hawaii tours, discount flights, and cheap Oahu vacation activities.

Yes, Hawaii is one of the most luxurious, top-rated vacation destinations in the world. But don’t worry…some of the best Oahu vacation activities are free, cheap, or affordable.

Here are ways to enjoy 10 cheap (or free) Oahu activities on your next Hawaii vacation.

1. Go to the Beach

Beaches are probably the #1 reason you’re visiting Hawaii. A few of the more popular beaches charge admission, but those fees are never very high.

2. Find Festivals

Festivals are often free and almost always inexpensive. Hawaii has many free festivals throughout the year, from the Aloha Festivals to the Honolulu Marathon to the Hawaiian International Film Festival to surf contests.

3. Hike a Mountain

Diamond Head is a 1.6-mile hike that takes you to a scenic viewpoint where you can breathe in the fresh air while overlooking Waikiki and Honolulu.

4. Hike the Beach

The Makapuu Lighthouse Trail is one example of an ocean-side hike. This popular Oahu activity offers several stunning views of the ocean, but it isn’t very strenuous…or expensive. No matter what island you stay on, you’ll find plenty of trails to hike both inland and near the shore.

5. Sneak a Peek at Some Fireworks

For $20 you can grab a poolside seat, a Mai Tai, and watch the Hilton Waikoloa Village’s weekly fireworks show. And if you don’t want to spend money on the seating, you can still watch the fireworks from nearby vantage points, such as the concrete pier near the Outrigger Reef on Waikiki Beach.

6. Take a Snorkeling Tour

Snorkeling is one of the best ways to spend time on your Hawaii vacation, especially when you book a discount snorkeling tour. The Hanauma Bay Snorkel, for instance, is only $19 and is one of many Oahu snorkeling tours that lets you see Hawaii’s fantastic marine life up-close.

7. Surf, Paddle, and Play

Watersports are the reason many people come to Hawaii. And since you can rent surf boards for under $20, there’s no reason you can’t surf every day. This is definitely one of the cheaper Hawaii vacation activities.

8. Visit the Zoo or the Aquarium

The Honolulu Zoo is a great, family-friendly vacation activity, and it only costs $14 for adults. The Waikiki Aquarium, not too far from the zoo, costs even less. Both are fascinating ways to learn more about nature, particularly tropical animals and Hawaii’s native marine life.

9. Tour the Iolani Palace

The Iolani Palace, built by King Kalakaua in 1879, is a historic site that is now open for public tours. Self-guided tours cost less than $15.

10. Camp

Why spend tons of money on a resort when you can go camping on the beach or rent a camper that overlooks gorgeous natural scenery? You can stay in cabins, A-frames, or pitch your own tent for a fraction the cost of renting a room at a luxury resort. Visit the Hawaii State Parks website to learn about rates.

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