One year of amazing memories is over. What do you think about making the upcoming one even better? Booking a flight to Hawaii would definitely be the first step. But let us help you with the rest! Explore the real Hawaii with us and try all the top-rated Tripadvisor activities from 2022. Read more to find out the best things to do in Hawaii in 2023.
Luau (best thing to do in the evening)
Experience a traditional Hawaiian night out. And you’re gonna love this one. It’s the best thing to do in Hawaii 2023 in the evening. A luau is all about great entertainment and food. Watch the slow sunset and enjoy the graceful movements of the hula dancers. An authentic Hawaiian feast, including fresh seafood or kalua pork and tropical fruit, is accompanied by live Hawaiian music and much more.
USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor
More than 2 million people visit the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor each year. And that’s not the only reason it has to be on the list of top things to do in Hawaii in 2023. It’s the resting place of 1,102 sailors and Marines who died during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Pay tribute to the fallen and let history speak to you on our Pearl Harbor & I’olani Palace Honolulu City Tour.
Whale watching (best thing to do in Hawaii 2023 during the winter months)
From December to April, whales migrate through the warm Hawaiian waters, giving you a unique opportunity to watch them. You can see them from every island, but the most famous island for whale watching is Maui. It’s the best thing to do in Hawaii 2023 when visiting during the winter months.
Volcanoes National Park (a must in Hawaii in 2023)
Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, has reawakened the interest of thousands of travellers in the Hawaiian goddess of fire, Pele, this year. One of the best things to do in Hawaii in 2023 will be to visit Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island. Enjoy incredible views of the volcanoes during a helicopter flight!
Best thing to do in Hawaii in 2023 all day and all evening long is cruising. A romantic sunset catamaran cruise; a party boat with a DJ or live music; a Friday family cruise along the coast with dinner… Choose what you’re in the mood for that day. Plus, prices for Hawaii cruises are amazingly affordable.
Snorkeling in Hawaii is simply a must. Put on your snorkeling gear and dive into the marine world. Visit the famous Turtle Canyon and see the amazing underwater life (including green sea turtles, of course). Or learn about sharks on a professional shark dive. For once-in-a-lifetime experience seekers, we recommend the Night Manta Ray Adventure.
More of the best things to do in Hawaii 2023
All travelers also loved the tours around the island of Oahu. Among the absolute musts are a visit to Kualoa Ranch and the popular Kualoa Ranch Movie Sites Bus Tour. Check out the fireworks in Waikiki and join us for a tour visiting Dole Plantation. Follow us on Instagram and in our Facebook group for more of the best things to do in Hawaii in 2023!