2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96815 USA
+1 808-923-7311

Area & Activities


Located in the heart of Waikiki, The Royal Hawaiian Resort is ideally situated as a starting point for a wide range of adventures in the bustling city of Honolulu. An endless array of outdoor and ocean activities, cultural exploration opportunities, and tantalizing dining venues are a short journey from the resort and easily arranged by our concierge.

The Waikiki Aquarium, located adjacent to Diamond Head on the eastern end of Waikiki Beach, provides an up-close look at the islands’ spectacular wildlife.

Shoppers relish the hundreds of retail stores just minutes from The Royal Hawaiian Resort, including the lovely Ala Moana Shopping Center and the popular International Marketplace—just a five-minute walk from the resort. Both English and Japanese are spoken in local business establishments, while business hours vary from shop to shop.

A visit to The Polynesian Cultural Center provides guests with an exciting overview of the Hawaiian culture through daily entertainment and temping feasts. Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial Museum are just 10 miles from The Royal Hawaiian Resort, and well worth the trip.

Hanauma Bay is Hawaii’s ultimate snorkeling destination. To maximize the experience, join the snorkeling excursion, which includes roundtrip transportation, snorkeling equipment including silicon masks, snorkel and fins, and detailed instructions on snorkeling and use of equipment. The nearby Hawaii Water Sports Center is adjacent to the bay, and offers a full line of exciting water sports such as banana boating, bumper tubes, parasail excursions, jet skis, water skis, wakeboards, and scuba diving.

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Hotel Activity Highlights


Luau Setup

Aha Aina, a Royal Hawaiian Luau

Every Monday and Thursday evening, The Royal Hawaiian pays homage to Helumoa, the legendary playground of Hawaiian royalty where the resort now stands, with a modern interpretation of the traditional Hawaiian feast called Aha Aina, a Royal Hawaiian Luau.

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Cultural Activities

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort will keep you entertained and immersed in Hawaiian culture throughout your stay. Learn how to make floral leis, Lauhala bracelets, Hawaiian quilts, and more. Open to guests of all ages, a different activity is held each day.

Local Attractions

Sea Life Park

21-202 Kalanianaole Hwy

15.9 miles from hotel

Ironman Triathlon

250 miles from hotel

Glass Bottom Boat Tours

3 miles from hotel

Diamond Head Crater

1 mile from hotel

Hanauma Bay

11.9 miles from hotel

Aloha Tower

1 Aloha Tower Drive

4 miles from hotel

Nuuanu Pali Lookout

8 miles from hotel

Kewalo Basin Fishing Charters

3 miles from hotel

Polynesian Cultural Center

34.9 miles from hotel

Chinese New Year

4 miles from hotel

Dole Pineapple Pavilion

20 miles from hotel

Crouching Lion Inn Restaurant

51-666 Kamehameha Highway

30 miles from hotel

Hawaii Polo Club

69-585 FARRINGTON HIGHWAY

40 miles from hotel

Trolley Tour

0.3 miles from hotel

Lyon Arboretum

3860 Moana Rd

5 miles from hotel

Dillingham Air Field Glider Rides

40 miles from hotel

Water Sports

0 miles from hotel

Hawaii Maritime Center

Honolul Harbor

4 miles from hotel

Queen Emma Summer Palace

6 miles from hotel

More Activities

Boating (1 mile) Fly-fishing (1 mile) Hiking (1 mile) Jogging/fitness trail (1 mile) Sailing (1 mile) Water-skiing (1 mile) Nature preserve, trail (3 miles) Bike Rentals (0.3 miles)