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  • Aquarium of Honolulu, Hawaii Hotel

Go Beyond the Sea at the Waikiki Aquarium

Take a break from the beach and head to one of Oahu's most beloved attraction. The Waikiki Aquarium is home to over 3,500 marine animals, mostly indigenous to Hawaii and the tropical Pacific Coast. With never-before-seen attractions like a 7,500-gallon tide pool filled with starfish, sea cucumbers, sea urchins and coral fish, a Hawaiian Monk Seal Exhibit, a Giant Clam Exhibit, and a mesmerizing jellyfish tank, visitors are sure to be impressed by this expansive aquarium. With special events, tours, and a summer concert series to keep the gang entertained, come back often to experience this magical attraction steps from Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach.



  • Open daily from 9 am to 4:30 pm.


  • AAdults: $12, Children (4-12): $5, Children 3 and under: Free


  • Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Festival 2019
  • Mauka To Makai (Earth Day)
  • Summer Concert Series


  • Marine Exhibits
  • Education
  • Gift Shop
  • Group Tours
  • Special Events
  • Dining


  • What exhibits can I see at the Waikiki Aquarium?

    With over 3,500 marine animals to explore, the Waikiki Aquarium features mesmerizing exhibits and coral reefs including the Jellyfish Exhibit, the Green Sea Turtle Exhibit, the Peppermint Angel Fish, the Hawaiian Monk Seal Habitat, and the amazing outdoor exhibit, the Edge of the Reef, a hands-on 7,500-gallon tide pool filled with starfish, coral fish, sea cucumbers, and sea urchins.
  • Are there special events at the Waikiki Aquarium?

    Have a blast at Waikiki Aquarium, featuring amazing under the sea attractions and special events happening all year long. Enjoy annual events like Hawaiian Slack Key Festival or World Oceans Month or sign up for a painting class or a group activity for kids. In the summer, head to the outdoor concert series featuring live music by the Edge of Reef Pool.

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