Hawaii RV Camper Rentals
TRAVEL IDEAS
Oahu can be broken up into 5 separate regions: Waikiki/Honolulu, Central Oahu, Windward Side, Leeward Side, and the famous North Shore.
Waikiki & Honolulu

This was once the playground of Hawaiian Royalty. In modern times, this is the city where most of the hotels, restaurants, and high end shopping are. Besides the beautiful beaches, here are a few of the highlights we recommend:

• Honolulu Zoo - http://honoluluzoo.org/

• Hanauma Bay – great snorkeling

• Diamondhead – a massive dormant volcano. Hike it! http://www.hawaiistateparks.org/hiking/oahu/index.cfm?hike_id=2

• Kokohead Crater Hike – catch a sunrise! http://www.everytrail.com/guide/koko-head-crater-trail

• Honolulu Fish Auction – the only fish auction of its kind!! The auctioneer rings the brass bell at 5:30am. Come check out the excitement! http://www.hawaii-seafood.org/auction/

• And don’t forget to take in a fireworks show every Friday night at dusk at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.


Central Oahu

The fertile central valley between the Waianae Mountains and Koolau range offers a peek into Oahu’s history. Check out:

• Historic Pearl Harbor -the largest natural harbor in Hawaii. http://www.pearlharboroahu.com/

• USS Battleship Missouri. http://www.ussmissouri.org/

• Aloha Stadium – come check out a traditional Hawaiian swap meet! Great place to get souveneirs. http://www.alohastadiumswapmeet.net/

• Dole Plantation – Dole Plantation is one of Oahu’s most popular visitor attractions and welcomes more than one million visitors a year. Enjoy activities for the entire family, including the Pineapple Express, the Plantation Garden Tour, and the Pineapple Garden Maze. http://www.dole-plantation.com/


Windward Coast

From Honolulu head through mountainous Pali Highway to the lush country landscape and white sand beaches of Oahu’s Windward Coast. Take a stop along the way at the historic Nuuanu Pali Lookout for a breathtaking preview of the beauty yet to come.

Kailua - beautiful beach for a kayak trip, trendy shops in town. http://www.gohawaii.com/oahu/regions-neighborhoods/windward-oahu/kailua-beach

Sea Life Park Chiefs Luau- The funniest and most entertaining Luau on the island! http://www.sealifeparkhawaii.com/

Makapuu Lighthouse - http://www.hawaiiweb.com/oahu/makapu-u-lighthouse.html

Kualoa Ranch - family owned ranch - it's been used as a setting for many movies & shows, including Lost & Jurassic Park. They provide great inexpensive tours. http://www.kualoa.com/


Leeward Coast

The location of many “off the beaten path” beaches.

• Paradise Cove Luau - http://www.paradisecovehawaii.com/

• Ka'ena Point State Park - The westernmost tip of Oahu. Great hiking trail and a good spot to see dolphins in the morning near Kaluakauila stream mouth. http://www.hawaiistateparks.org/parks/oahu/index.cfm?park_id=19

• Wet ‘n Wild Hawaii – Largest Hawaiian Waterpark! The park occupies 25 acres of land and has 25 rides and attractions. http://www.wetnwildhawaii.com/


North Shore

The famous North Shore is known for its scenic beaches, big winter waves, and epic surf competitions. These prestine beautiful beaches have also been used in many movies. Big wave surfing happens between the months of November and February.

• Ehukai Beach Park (Banzai Pipeline) - beautiful beach and home to historic big wave surf competitions. http://www.northshore.com/hawaii/pipeline-beach-hawaii.asp

• Laie Point - http://www.unrealhawaii.com/2013/08/laie-point/

• Historic Haleiwa Town - it has many local shops and restaurants. And don't leave without getting a local favorite, shaved ice! http://haleiwatown.com/


CAMPING
Reservations and permits for campgrounds are not included with your rental van. You must book these seprately with the campgrounds.  Our vehicles include all camping gear, including a 2 person tent.
Friends of Malaekahana

This is a privately-run state campground located in Laie.  A beautiful, secluded beach with mellow waves. A great spot for body boarding and learning to surf. You will be sleeping just steps from the ocean and will awake to an awesome sunrise. Friends of Malaekahana website.

Camp Mokuleia

A beautiful beach campsite of Oahu's North Shore, Camp Mokuleai is a great spot for camping and enjoying the ocean scenery. Sea turtles are often spotted on their beutiful beaches. This is also where the crash scences were filmed for the TV show Lost were filmed.

Camp Mokuleia website.

Kahana Bay

Great camping right next to a beautiful beach bay. An ancient Hawaiian farming a fishing village, Kahana Bay offers beautiful hiking trails and scenic valley views.  Camping Permit Required.

Kahana Bay website.

Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens

Quiet Camping in a lush & scenic mountain setting, great hiking trails. Camping Permit Required.

Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens website.

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