Sunset Glow Waikiki Diamond Head Tour in Honolulu, HI

Hawaii Hoverboarding ToursHonolulu ZooHonolulu, HI 96815
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Overview

Spend 3 hours under the glow of a Waikiki sunset as you embark on a romantic tour of the area. The tour route includes tiki torches, evening hula dancers, street performers, and live music. Along the way, you’ll learn about Waikiki’s history and culture from your local tour guide. Plus, the wireless in-ear system keeps you entertained as you cruise the streets of Waikiki on a hoverboard.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Honolulu Travel Experts
  • Tour duration: approximately 3 hours long.
  • Helmet and hoverboard training is included.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour time.
  • Wear comfortable attire and shoes.
  • Participants must be at least 16 years old per Honolulu city law.

Description

from Hawaii Hoverboarding Waikiki "Sunset Glow" Tour
Take in a memorable tropical sunset while exploring Waikiki on a glowing all-terrain self-balancing electric hoverboard! The 3-hour fun and highly informative guided tour showcases the beauty, history, and unique culture of Hawaii. Wireless audio headsets connect to an expert guide for commentary and music along the entire ride.

Discover little-known secrets of Waikiki while taking in the highlights of Diamond Head, Gold coast, Kaimana Beach, and Waikiki Beach during the most magical time of day! Sunset tour available April-August only. For other months, try our other tours that start at 5:00 pm.

Included in this tour are free professionally edited souvenir digital photos, island food samples, coconut water, and audio headset use!

Itinerary
Your 3-hour hoverboarding adventure starts when you make your way to the front of the Honolulu Zoo in Waikiki and meet your local guide. After a safety instruction and practice, your hoverboard will become an extension of you to effortlessly explore the island on. Pop on your wireless one-ear audio receiver to learn about Hawaii's nature, history, and listen to nostalgic Hawaiian music as you hover from place to place.

Since you'll start in the heart of the action at Kapiolani Park, you'll first learn to recognize some of the most popular island trees such as Rainbow Shower, and Monkeypod. We take in the impressive beach views while learning about ancient Hawaiian and modern surfing on Oahu, known as the 'birthplace of surfing'. Stop at a little known prior human sacrificial temple location and learn about Hawaii's ancient Gods, Kings, Queens, and priestly Kahuna. Listen to beautiful examples of uniquely Hawaiian instruments such as the slack key guitar and ukulele as we explore the bandstand, then take a profile pic worthy photo at Diamond Heads most photogenic location. Hear about the island's volcanic birth, and learn how the fire Goddess Pele created it all!

As you look into the water for fish at a popular snorkeling and scuba location, your guide will show closeup photos of native marine life like green sea turtles, Hawaiian monk seals, sharks and more! Hover to the Waikiki War Memorial and Natatorium, then glide over the sand along a palm tree-lined walkway to a local favorite beach Kaimana. Take in the charming historic cottages and multi-million dollar mansions in the Gold Coast while learning about the architecture and real estate development of Hawaii. You'll next climb up the face of Diamond Head to marvel at the panoramic ocean vistas, look for neighbor islands and whales in winter months, and point out hidden bunkers and diamond head's military history.

Heading back we stop to sample some local snacks, see where one of the richest men in Hawaii in the '50s and '60s once lived, listen to nostalgic tiki pop culture comedy songs, and ride through an Indian banyan that is over a century old. Try to guess Hawaii filmed movies and TV shows from their soundtracks on the way to take in the beach views while we hover towards the setting sun.

When the sun set's we light up our hoverboards and hover along Waikiki's promenade past lit tiki torches, hula dancers and street performers on some days, into the lively lit up Waikiki to the legendary "Duke" statue.

To soak up the romantic island ambiance, we'll glide back along the promenade listening to famous Hawaiian music, even a song composed in 1874 by the very last Hawaiian Monarch, Queen Liliuokalani! We end at a wonderful local well-lit beach front cafe near the start that has live music in the evenings. A romantic and wonderful end to a memorable experience

Reserve Hawaii Customer Reviews

2 Reviews
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"Fun, fun fun!"
November, 2018
Great sunset tour - beautiful views, cool weather, yummy snacks and fun tour. Best way to see Waikiki and learn along the way. ?????! Mahalo!!
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Tip: Don't bring many items with you. Small bag in front for wallet and camera.

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C Myer
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"Excellent Sunset Tour"
November, 2018
I highly recommend Hawaii Hoverboarding Tours in Waikiki. I recently rode their Sunset tour, outstanding value and fun! I saw and learned a lot about Hawaii, enjoyed seeing the beaches, park and Diamond Head. Riding was fairly intuitive and our guide did a good job of explaining the dos and don'ts of riding. Operating and riding was a blast. It saved my feet as we easily covered far more than I could have on foot. The Sunset tour gives a big bonus, you get to see Hawaii's awesome sunsets looking out over Waikiki's famous beach with its swimmers, surfers and boats, boats,boats. The night atmosphere and lights are the frosting on the cake. This tour is a must do, you will remember. Five Stars for Hawaii Hoverboarding Tours! From C in CA Nov 2018
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Tip: The guide will take your photos have fun

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Frequently Asked Questions about Hawaii Hoverboarding Waikiki "Sunset Glow" Tour

How long is the tour?
The tour is approximately 3 hours long.

Where does the tour meet?
All tours start near the front of the Honolulu Zoo in Waikiki. The zoo is conveniently located in Kapiolani Park, just across the street from the beach on the southern (Diamond Head) side of Waikiki. 151 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815.

When should I arrive?
Please arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time.

What should I bring?
It is recommended that guests bring and wear:

  • Comfortable shoes. 
  • Light comfortable clothes.
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen. 
  • Small water, if you'd like more than coconut water.
  • Parent/guardian to sign a waiver if under 18 years old. (Must be at least 16).
  • Small items (wallet, phone, camera, etc) that can fit in a small pouch on the front of the unit.

Lockers are not available at the start of the tour so you'll need to carry anything you bring that won't fit in the pouch. Please pack lightly.

Are there any height, weight, or health restrictions for the tour?
Guests must weigh between 100 lbs and 240 lbs and be able to stand for the duration of the tour. Guests may not be pregnant or under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Is there an age restriction?
Yes. Guests cannot be under the age of 16 per Honolulu city law. Those under the age of 18 must have a Parent or Guardian sign their waiver.

What’s included in the tour?
The tour includes:
  • All-terrain segway-style self-balancing electric hoverboard use and training.
  • Expert guide for a small group tour.
  • Wireless one ear audio system to connect to guide and music during the tour.
  • Coconut water (of course!).
  • Helmet use. Please contact us in advance for extra large or small requirements.

What happens if it rains?
Tours operate rain or shine. In the case of extreme weather, tours will be canceled.