The Best Things to Do Alone in Oahu for Your Next Solo Journey
By Rocio Espinoza

Oahu, HI is the perfect destination with unique activities and attractions to have an unforgettable experience as a solo traveler, making the adventure one that you will remember forever.

Taking a solo journey is a fantastic option to connect with both your vacation location and yourself. It can be a truly remarkable experience to explore the Hawaiian Islands on your own. When you decide to embark on your adventure as a solo traveler, take a look at the best activities on Oahu that you can experience alone.

Learn to Surf

This is the perfect activity for someone traveling alone. If you've never surfed before, now is the moment to take some classes. Schedule a class in Kai Sallas' Pro Surf School, owned and run by a pro surfer, and offers beginning and intermediate surfing training.

In addition, you can make an appointment for a private class for one-on-one teaching! Instruction is two hours long and costs $199 for private lessons. You may also take a surf tour of the north and south coasts through this surf school as an added benefit.

Surf is a solitary sport that you can enjoy on our beaches for the duration of your stay after you've learned to surf, so try to fit it in at the start of your vacation!

Enjoy the Pearl Harbor Tour

Visit important places such as Pearl Harbor on a Pearl Harbor Tour to add an educational touch to your Hawaii trip. Enjoy surprising stops, breathtaking views, and one-of-a-kind sites along the journey! Immerse yourself in Oahu's Wartime history by seeing key locations and hearing personal stories. Discover battleships that marked the beginning and conclusion of the United States' engagement in World War II, as well as other significant locations.

Hike to Manoa Falls

Prepare to enjoy this short trek, ideal for a quick excursion or people with little hiking expertise. The ascent is gentle and not too steep. The hike is a little over 1.5 miles round trip. This journey will take you through the Hawaiian rainforest on a well-maintained route, through tall bamboo stalks, over a babbling creek, through a beautiful grove of eucalyptus trees, and eventually to a dazzling, 100-foot waterfall that will take your breath away.

Explore Iolani Palace

Built by King Kalakaua in the 1800s, this Hawaiian monarchy palace is the only royal home in the United States. It is one of the most significant locations for non-native Hawaiians to visit to appreciate and respect Hawaiian culture and history. It's also rather lovely! Because visiting historical sites or educational attractions in groups might be difficult at times, this is the best type of activity to experience as a solo traveler. You'll have more time to go around at your pace and take everything in.

Dolphin Snorkel Tour

The Ko Olina Ocean Adventures' Oahu Dolphin Snorkel Tour is for those who have always wanted to have the ultimate experience of swimming in the natural environment with wild dolphins. Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins spend the entire year on our leeward shore. So you may put on your snorkels, glide into the water, and witness pods of 20, 40, and occasionally as many as 100 dolphins swimming underneath you.

This tour is an unforgettable experience that will make your solo trip to Oahu an adventure that you will remember forever.

However you spend your days as a solo traveler in Oahu, you'll always look forward to returning to the comfort of your lodging to relax and rest after a day of fun. Take a look at the best places to stay with Ola Properties, Inc..

First published on 7 Apr 2022. Rocio Espinoza is a travel writer motivated to write about the most incredible solo travel locations from her own experiences. She likes writing and talking about beautiful places in the hopes of inspiring others to embark on their journeys.


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