See Hawaii's Indigenous Species at Waikiki's Best Family Activity
For those looking to entertain the kids while in Waikiki, head to the Honolulu Zoo, Oahu's best family-friendly attraction. Located between Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head, this 42-acre zoo is home to more than 900 animal species from the tropics including Sumatran tigers, Komodo dragons, giraffes, reptiles, orangutans, and a variety of African animals. Stroll through the lush gardens with blooming flowers and plants indigenous to Hawaii, stop for a picnic lunch, and feed your favorite animal for a fun-filled day at the zoo. Check out our Waikiki Vacation Package at Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach for added savings.
Yes, guests may pack a cooler and bring their own snacks, lunch, and drinks. There are dining concessions at the zoo if you crave something else. Please practice proper zoo etiquette, clean up after yourself, and no feeding animals. Grills and alcohol are prohibited.
With over 900 animal species from the tropics, the Honolulu Zoo is home to Komodo Dragons, zebras, orangutans, penguins, elephants, sheep, monkeys, Sumatran Tigers, primates, birds, reptiles, amphibians, sloths, and a variety of African animals.