How to Spend Spring Break on Oahu
Oahu’s heady mixture of palm-fringed white sand beaches, lush waterfall-filled jungle, and local culture make this island an excellent setting to bond with the kids, log some serious beach time, and take a break from life’s rigors. Here are some tips for your spring break trip in Oahu.
- Spring break tends to fall near the end of Oahu’s humpback whale-watching season, so get a marine biology lesson aboard awhale-watching cruise, or, if you’re feeling particularly adventurous, trycage divingwith Galapagos and sandbar sharks on boat charters departing the North Shore.
Ziplinethrough the jungle ortake an ATV tour at Kualoa Ranch*in the same location where characters from the 2016 film Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates did their epic jumps.
Find your center atop apaddleboard yoga classorsurf lessonin the beginner waves off Waikiki.
Get lost in the maze at theDole Plantationbefore rewarding yourself with a creamy, pineapple Dole Whip.
Take atour of the North Shoreto see the big waves at Sunset Beach and the Banzai Pipeline, then swim underWailua Fallsbeforestopping in Haleiwa for some shaved ice or poke.
Watch the hypnotic rhythms of fire knife dancers at thePolynesian Cultural Center’s theatrical but authentic luau.