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Oahu Holidays

On holiday in Oahu, expect verdant, lush and enchanting landscapes begging to be explored, combined with a mix of modern excitement from the island’s buzzy cities and towns.

Oahu is home to most of the state’s population and is the main tourism hub in Hawaii, so there’s plenty to do. Movie fanatics will find the 4,000 acre nature reserve of Kualoa Ranch enthralling as you walk the same paths where blockbuster films such as Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, 50 First Dates, Pearl Harbour, and among many others, were recorded.

Whether you’re seeking sublime nature views, high-adrenaline time spent surfing, glamorous shopping and dining, or culture and history, Oahu Hawaii holidays cater to everyone. That’s what makes a trip to Oahu so versatile as a couples’ and family friendly destination. 

Explore historic Oahu

Oahu holidays offer visitors the chance to immerse themselves in the country’s dramatic history. For history buffs, no trip to Hawaii would be complete without a visit to the famous World War II site, Pearl Harbour. As you explore the lagoon harbour memorial, you’ll learn about one of the most pivotal moments in US history. The devastating and bloody attack on Pearl Harbour marked the entry of the United States into the Second World War.

That isn’t where the history lessons stop. To discover Hawaii’s royal heritage, take a tour of the ʻIolani Palace State Monument. This is the only official royal palace in the whole of the United States. Saunter through the regal rooms of the Grand Hall, State Dining Room, Blue Room and Throne Room, as you hear tales of the Hawaiian monarchy. 

Pair your trip to Oahu with other Hawaiian islands, such as luscious Kauai, or big West Coast cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco. Speak to our experts today to plan your multi-centre break. 

 

Destination Highlights
  • Step back in time and experience WWII history at the world-famous Pearl Harbour
  • Discover Hawaii’s royal heritage at the historic ʻIolani Palace State Monument, the official residence of the monarchy
  • Explore the grassy 4,000 acre nature reserve of Kualoa Ranch, a popular filming location featured in movies like Jurassic Park
  • Snorkel in the dazzling blue waters of Hanauma Bay, a marine embayment that was formed within a volcanic cone

Our favourite hotels

Oahu is home to plenty of dreamy holiday accommodations, from spa resorts to beachfront hotels. Browse our favourite places to stay in Oahu - we are here to help you find the perfect hotel.

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Turtle Bay Resort

Oahu

H&J Rating

Guide Price

 €3,049  pp

Turtle Bay Resort
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Halekulani

Oahu

H&J Rating
Halekulani
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Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort and Spa

Oahu

H&J Rating

Guide Price

 €3,019  pp

Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort and Spa

Time Zone

GMT -11 hours

Flight Time

Approx. 16 hours; flights are indirect via mainland USA

Currency

USD - US Dollar

Visa Information

Ensure you have a valid ESTA prior to travel

Language

Hawaii is the only American state to have two official languages, Hawaiian and English

Health Information

No vaccinations are required for travel to Los Angeles

Types of Oahu holidays

Traditional Luau

Hawaii Cruises

Hawaii Cruises

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