Sightseeing in Hawaii – Go Hawaii Tours

breathtaking sightseeing in Hawaii

The islands of Hawaii are rich with breathtaking sights – pristine beaches, natural wonders, historical landmarks, all of which are just waiting for your eyes to be laid upon. So keep you cameras ready, we’ve listed some of the best sceneries and views that would make you believe in love at first sight.

The Beaches

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A paradise secluded in the middle of the Pacific, the islands of Hawaii are home to several world-renowned, stunningly beautiful beaches. Swim the clear and calm waters of Hanauma Bay, or watch the magical sunset in Waikiki beach when you’re in Oahu. See the sunset cliff divers in Kaanapali beach of West Maui. Hope to see the legendary green flash of the Hawaiian sunset in Hapuna beach in the Big Island. And when you’re in Lanai, don’t forget to visit its most popular Hulopoe beach. These are just a few of the numerous beaches that you can hop on in your Hawaii tour itinerary.

Visit Pearl Harbor

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A monument of historical value, this is a must-see attraction when you visit Hawaii. Learn the events that took place on December of 1941, when the Japanese Imperial Army attacked the U.S. Naval base in your Pearl Harbor tour. Watch the short documentary about the attack shown in the Memorial Theatre. Pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives on that fateful morning in the Remembrance Circle. Climb onboard the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park to see and hear the tales of adventures of its crew, and how they played an important role in winning the war.

See the Lava Flow at Volcanoes National Par

See the Lava Flow at Volcanoes National Park Photo Credit: Pixabay.com

Check out this one-of-a-kind experience when you visit the Big Island. The island of Hawaii is home to one of the world’s most active volcano, the Kilauea volcano. It has been continuously erupting for 35 years now, and is located at the heart of the 330 thousand acre Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.Terror and amazement mix with excitement as you witness an otherworldly attraction of how Mother Nature works her wonders of both destruction and creation, continuously changing the landscapes of the island.

Sunrise at Haleakala

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Behold an amazing sunrise while standing ten thousand feet above sea level. Capture a canvas of beautiful landscapes, cloudscapes and the vibrant colors of the morning on top of Maui’s highest peak, the Haleakala volcano. Be sure to wake up early, as the drive up to the summit will take hours, but the view and experience are all worth the effort.

Fly over Na Pali

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A scene we’ve seen in movies, the Na Pali Coast is considered one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Because of its isolation due to its high cliffs along the shore line, itsbreathtaking beauty has been naturally maintained and well preserved. Whether you go by boat or take the strenuous hike to see this natural beauty, seeing it up close is simply extraordinary. What more if you could see it from above? Take a helicopter tour and have an epic view of Na Pali’s shoreline, its sheer cliffs and hidden valleys, streams and majestic waterfalls, sights that aren’t accessible by foot or by sea, and that you’ll truly behold and memories that won’t be easily forgotten.

Take the Road to Hana

A road trip to remember, this is the best way to experience East Maui’s natural beauty. Drive through the 52-mile long and winding road, rich with picturesque views of the ocean, lush tropical rain forests, stunning waterfalls, and stopovers for local crafts and delicacies. Just remember, the journey itself is your destination, and make sure to enjoy all the stops before reaching the journey’s end.

Stargazing at Mauna Kea

Standing at fourteen thousand feet above sea level, free of atmospheric and light pollution, these are the favorable conditions that made Mauna Kea to be one of the best sites in the world to observe the night sky. It houses the best telescope observatories in the planet. Watch as the sun sets slowly in the sea of clouds, ultimately revealing the star-filled night sky. Get to see the heavens up close as you witness the best view of the Milky Way. Check out the rings of Saturn. Learn and know more about the constellations.Just make sure to bring warm clothing as it gets really chilly up there.

Get to See the Humpback Whales

Get to See the Humpback WhalesPhoto Credit: Pixabay.com

Humpback whales visit Maui annually, particularly during the winter seasons, and you can see them from the shores as they breach and frolic over the waters. Get to see them up close by taking a boat tour, although boats are only given an allowable distance so that they won’t disturb or accidentally hurt these marine giants. If you’re lucky, one or two of them would swim closer to inspect your vessel, and you can take closer pictures of them.

 

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