Waikiki Kapiolani Park Wiki Tour in Honolulu, HI

Hawaii Hoverboarding ToursHonolulu ZooHonolulu, HI 96815
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Overview

Pack in a full day of Waikiki sightseeing into under 2 hours on the “Wiki” (Hawaiian for ‘quick’) tour. Hop on your hoverboard and get ready to see Waikiki’s top sights including Waikiki Beach, Makalei Beach Park, Kapiolani Park, the Neoclassical War Memorial and Natatorium, and more. Your tour includes a wireless in-ear audio system for crystal clear commentary from your guide for added entertainment and facts while you ride.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Honolulu Travel Experts
  • Tour duration: approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes long.
  • Please arrive 5 minutes prior to your tour time.
  • Wear comfortable shoes, preferably closed-toed. Flip flops are not permitted.
  • Hoverboard use, training, and helmets are included.
  • Guests must be at least 16 years old per Honolulu city law.
  • Pack light as lockers are not available and only so much can fit in the front pouch of your hoverboard.

Description

from Hawaii Hoverboarding Waikiki “Wiki” Tour
An unforgettable 1-hour 45-minute guided tour of Waikiki on an exciting all-terrain self-balancing electric hoverboard! Large rugged all-terrain tires provide added stability and confidence over Waikiki's sand, dirt trails, rough sidewalks, and grassy areas.

The highly informative tour of Waikiki was designed to showcase the beauty, history, and unique culture of Hawaii. With the use of an exclusive wireless audio system, you'll learn about the many dimensions of Hawaii and hear about what you see along the entire ride. Listen to nostalgic Hawaiian music or hear commentary from your expert guide while you hover through the historic Kapiolani Park, glide past charming cottages and multi-million dollar estates of the Gold Coast, stop at secret beaches, ride along palm tree laced Kaimana Beach, cruise by surf breaks and more!

This guided hoverboard tour of Waikiki even includes some souvenir digital photos and coconut water!

Itinerary
Your hoverboarding adventure starts when you make your way to the front of the Honolulu Zoo in Waikiki and meet your local guide. After 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 at Kapiolani Park, you'll first learn to recognize some of the most popular island trees, such as exceptional Indian Banyan, Rainbow Shower, Monkeypod, Ironwood, Plumeria, Coconut Palm, and more. 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!

Hover to the Waikiki War Memorial and Natatorium, then glide over the sand along a palm tree-lined walkway to a favorite local beach Kaimana Beach. 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 stop at a nearly secluded beach, and we'll point out hidden bunkers from diamond head's military history.

Heading back, we'll stop at where one of the richest men in Hawaii in the '50s and '60s once lived, listen to nostalgic tiki pop culture comedy songs, ride through an Indian banyan that is over a century old, and learn about Hawaii's first and last king's. Try to guess Hawaii filmed movies and TV shows from their soundtracks while hovering along a canopy-covered trail of monkeypod trees.

You'll then glide along near the water with views of the world-famous Waikiki beach. Your island adventure concludes by enjoying the breathtaking beach views hovering back to our start location and listening to famous Hawaiian music, even a song composed in 1874 by the very last Hawaiian Monarch, Queen Liliuokalani!

Tripster Customer Reviews

Karen Williams
AU
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Great fun"
December 2019
I booked this for a surprise for my husbands 60th. I was a bit concerned how I would go as I am not super fit and a little overweight. I should not have worried. The Hover board is so easy to use and quick to pick up. It was so much fun. The tour was great and we learnt lots of interesting facts about the area. Steve was awesome ***** rating. Patient, friendly and informative. I would definitely recommend this activity if you are visiting Waikiki.
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Tpettigrew78
"Segway"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 01, 2020
Awesome experience and a lot of fun. Steve was an awesome tour guide. I would recommend Hawaii Hoverboarding Tours.
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donnie150
"choose this segway tour!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 26, 2020
I was checking out all the different segway tours online trying to choose one that would be the best. My wife and I have been on many different segway tours and we like the ones with the bigger wheels. they are a more comfortable ride and can go on lawns,beaches,ect. Steve was great and played information about various places in our headset as we traveled so there was minimal stopping. he also had great snacks and drinks he shared with us. overall a perfect segway tour!
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traceyoloughlin
"Awesome"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 25, 2019
Steve is very patient and such a lovely man! Best way to see the island! Highly recommend! Would do it again.
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Ronni68
Canberra, Australia
"Tour with a difference "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 22, 2019
A birthday surprise for me, friends took me on this tour on our first day in Hawaii. We were lucky to just have the 4 of us. Steve was full of information, professional yet personable and an all round great guy. This was not our first time on a hover board / Segway, but it was our first ‘off road’. I would definitely recommend this as a different way of seeing and learning about Hawaii!
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csk419662
"Sunset Glow Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed June 28, 2019
My family and I have taken several tours of this type in different places. The audio was excellent it made staying together and hearing what Steve was telling us so much easier than other tours like this that we had already experienced. The snacks were a welcomed break. Steve is an excellent and knowledgeable,e guide. I highly recommend this tour with this company.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hawaii Hoverboarding Waikiki “Wiki” Tour

How long is the tour?

The tour is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes long.  Please arrive no later than 5 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time.  


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.

There are no lockers at the start of the tour, so you'll need to carry anything 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.
  • Souvenir digital phots of the tour.

What happens if it rains?

Tours are rain or shine. In the case of extreme weather, the tour will be canceled.