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Honolulu Culture and History Segway Tour
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See the best of Hawaii on this Honolulu Segway tour. Ride a Segway through downtown Honolulu and stop by historic sites like Aloha Tower, Chinatown, and Washington Place. If you've never ridden a Segway before, don't worry; friendly guides are ready to show you how to maneuver your personal transportation device. Reserve your spot on this Honolulu history tour now to immerse yourself in rich history and culture.

Segway beginners and experts alike will enjoy this Honolulu culture tour. At the beginning of your tour, you'll undergo a brief training session to familiarize yourself with the Segway. This remarkable invention is a self-balancing vehicle controlled by leaning. Following the training session, you'll make your way along Oahu's waterfront to the first stop on the tour, Aloha Tower, a 10-story lighthouse that has greeted vessels since 1926. It was the tallest building in the state for 40 years. At Honolulu Harbor, check out the restored coral reef and the fish that now come to feed.

Enter downtown Honolulu through historic Bishop Street, passing the historic transportation buildings from more than a century ago. Glide into colorful Chinatown and Hotel Street to make your way towards Washington Place, which will take you back in time to the 1800s. The three-acre building, which is largely composed of coral stone, was once the official residence of the Hawaiian governor and a major site in the overthrow of the Hawaii Kingdom back in 1893. Enter the grounds of Iolani Palace, home to the only palace on American soil, and view the centuries-old banyan trees on the Palace grounds. You'll see Iolani Barracks, the King Kamehameha Statue, and the historic Kawaiahao Church. Formerly the national church of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Kawaiahao Church is one of the oldest standing Christian places of worship in the state. Continue gliding beside the little nestle of austere buildings that form the Mission Houses built in 1820 by Hawaii’s first missionaries.

Head back towards the ocean and Kaka'ako Waterfront Park, where you will see the Echo Stone, spectacular cross-island vistas, and the Ehime Maru Memorial, dedicated to the memory of those who lost their lives in a 2001 crash between the USS Greeneville and Ehime Maru, a Japanese fishery high school training ship. During winter months, there is a chance you may even see a whale.

Until a time machine is invented, there’s no better way to learn about Hawaii’s extensive history and culture. Hop onto a Segway for an easy and adventurous day in Honolulu. Book your tour today to see Hawaii from a new perspective.

Tour Size
Small
Tour Type
Cultural, Scenic, Water/Beach
Tour Duration
2 Hours
Tour Departs From
Central Waikiki. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Activity Level
Easy
Food/Beverage Provided
A bottle of water is included.
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing cool, comfortable clothing, sunscreen, sunglasses, and flip flops or sneakers. High heels are not permitted on this tour. All participants are required to wear a safety helmet, which will be provided. Lockers are available for personal items that will not fit in a small Segway bag.
Restrictions
All participants must sign a waiver at the start of the tour and bring a photo ID with them if they are age 18 or older. The minimum age to participate is 16 years of age. Guests under 18 must have an adult or legal guardian accompany them on the tour and sign the waiver on their behalf. Each rider must weight between 75 to 275 pounds. Participants must be able to stand unassisted. Guest should be able to stand for tour length (with frequent stops) and take a step up onto the Segway platform.

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