Amazing Waikiki Scavenger Adventure

Transform Waikiki into your personal game board on this fun, two-hour sightseeing tour. This interactive scavenger hunt lets your smartphone be your guide as you explore Waikiki's hidden gems with a group of family and friends, including visiting sites like Moana Surfrider Hotel and King's Village.

Get to know Waikiki as if you were an explorer in a new land on this fun scavenger hunt. Have two hours of Amazing Race-style adventure as you discover some of Waikiki's popular attractions and hidden gems, including its historic hotels like the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Crack clues to solve challenges and use your smartphone as your guide as you embark on this fun one-mile walking excursion.

Start this exciting excursion at the water's edge, where you make a stop to see the king of modern surfing's statute, the Duke of Kahanamoku Monument. Your smartphone "tour guide" takes you on an adventure that continues to King's Village, once an epicenter for performances by the King's Guard Drill Unit and a hub for retail shops and boutiques with European-inspired architecture.

Crack a whole host of clues to solve challenges as you learn about the history of Waikiki. This Honolulu neighborhood was the popular playground and vacation spot of Hawaiian royalty in the 19th century. It is also known for its beautiful shorelines and beaches that attraction beachcombers and tourists today. Take a beach stroll and snap some photos of the "Duke" as you continue to solve challenges on this amazing interactive scavenger hunt.

Explore the sites and retail area of Waikiki's International Market Place, which is home to over 75 retailers and an impressive lush landscape that feature a century-old banyan tree. Venture past the iconic pink historic Royal Hawaiian Hotel, which once served as a rest and recuperation center during World War II. End your tour at the famous Moana Surfrider Hotel, the historic hotel that made Waikiki popular.

Make your stay in Waikiki memorable on this exciting sightseeing excursion, book your excursion today and get ready for an unforgettable time in Waikiki.

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Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic, Active
Tour Duration
2 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
A taxi (approximately $21 US, not included) is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Special Instructions
Light casual clothing, comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and insect repellant.
The tour includes approximately 1 mile of easy to moderate walking and may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties. The tour is wheelchair accessible.
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About Shore Excursions Group
Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memories of a lifetime.

We are experts in providing exceptional shore excursions. We understand that in today's fast paced world, vacations have become an increasingly important way to relax, reconnect with family and friends, and experience new and interesting places. With this in mind, we provide the highest quality tours by performing extensive research, and detailed reviews. While other companies also offer excursions, we strongly believe our expertise and approach set us apart. The large cruise lines sell shore excursions - typically in very large groups visiting high traffic sites. We focus on smaller groups visiting more interesting and authentic locations using more personalized local operators. While the cruise lines are experts in delivering cruises, we are experts in delivering shore excursions.

Our Approach
We believe quality service is not only highly valued by customers, but ultimately leads to better experiences and higher satisfaction. Unlike the cruise lines and other tour companies that rely almost entirely on websites, we encourage customers to call us. We want to invest our time answering your questions, providing input, and selecting the excursions that best meet your needs.

Our Tours
Our goal is to provide customers a wide array of exciting, appealing, and enriching tours. For those customers who prefer to travel in smaller groups with more personalized service, we offer a wide variety of small group tours around the world. These tours generally range in size from 2-12 people compared to larger tours which can number up to 50 people. While exploring the destinations and ports on this website, feel free to search for these "Small Group Tours". For those customers interested in private tours, we offer many outstanding excursions that allow you to travel with your party alone and, in many cases, to fully customize your tour. Search for "Private Tours" if you are interested in this experience. Our "Scenic" tours provide up close and personal access to some of the most spectacular natural environments on Earth from majestic glaciers in Alaska to spectacular reefs in the Caribbean. Our "Cultural" tours allow customers to experience local customs, entertainment and culinary delights ranging from tribal dances in Alaska to an outstanding local meal in Santorini, Greece. Our "Active" tours offer a multitude of exciting and adventurous ways to experience our destinations. Our customers can kayak the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, hike to a spectacular waterfall in Hawaii, or bicycle through quaint villages in France. Our "City" tours allow travelers to see the highlights of great cities around the world with unique insights provided by our expert tour guides.

Our People
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the leading tour guides and tour providers around the globe. We hold our people to very high standards which we measure by our comprehensive Quality Control process and, most importantly, by our customer feedback, which we will actively seek from each of our customers.

Our Owners
Shore Excursions Group is owned by seasoned travel executives possessing extensive experience across many sectors within the travel industry.

Bradford J. Miller
Mr. Miller is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Abercrombie & Kent, the World's leading luxury travel company. In that role, Mr. Miller was responsible for contributing to Abercrombie & Kent's international growth through the development and acquisition of tour products and travel experiences around the world with a specific focus on cruising and land based experiences. Prior to joining Abercrombie & Kent, Mr. Miller held a variety of executive positions with Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises for more than a decade. These positions included Vice President of Guest Sales & Service, Vice President of Brand Development, and Vice President of Onboard Revenue (which included shore excursions). Mr. Miller also led Celebrity Expeditions, a collection of outstanding and unique tours around the World.

Michael Bonner
Mr. Bonner has over a decade of experience working in the cruise industry in a variety of roles for both Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Viking River Cruises. Most recently, Mr. Bonner was the Chief Operating Officer for The Scholar Ship, a Royal Caribbean program aimed at providing college students onboard educational programs in conjunction with enriching shore excursions around the world. Mr. Bonner also helped co-manage Viking River Cruises U.S. Operations, and he ran the corporate, strategic, and deployment planning functions at Royal Caribbean. While at Royal Caribbean, Mr. Bonner was responsible for forming Royal Celebrity Tours, Royal Caribbean's land-based tour operation in Alaska, which takes cruise passengers on multiple day tours through the interior of Alaska either before or after their cruises. Prior to working at Royal Caribbean, Mr. Bonner was a consultant for Booz Allen & Hamilton.

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