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Chinaman’s Hat Island On Windward Oahu
- Round-trip Waikiki Hotel Transportation
- Hike above Fishponds
- Panoramic Views of and Moli'I Fishpond
- Kayak to Island
- Lunch Included, Eaten at
- Learn About the Ancient Past of Kualoa
- Discover Oahu's Fragile Eco-System
- Views of Kualoa and Ko'olau Mountain Range
About Your Tour
An experience along Oahu’s Windward Coast, you’ll fall in love with the legends, history, and beauty of Oahu while one of the most well-known islands off Oahu is seen throughout your day.
Begin with a hike through a tropical jungle at Kualoa Ranch and your first introduction to Chinaman’s Hat Island. An offshore island that resembles a hat worn by early Chinese immigrants, the legend of the island is well-known throughout Hawaii and is a dirct connection to Hawaii’s ancient past.
Native plants and wildlife are the stars of your hike at Kualoa Ranch, one of Oahu’s oldest and most historic areas. From your expert guide, you will learn of the importance of Kualoa and the surrounding mountains. As you gain elevation on the trail, a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean will have the cameras out quickly. From this vantage point, you can see an ancient Hawaiian Fishpond, in use for over 800 years, dating all the way back to Hawaii’s beginnings.
Your day continues with a guided kayak trip out to Chinaman’s Hat Island, also known as Mokoli’i. Paddle out to the island, where you’ll enjoy lunch and have the opportunity to explore the island, plus you can snorkel in the waters that surround the island. A variety of marine creatures can be spotted while below the surface, and the only bird species that nest here are often spotted.
Join us for an exploration of one of the most well-known landmarks in Hawaii. Chinaman’s Hat Island has been featured in a number of movies and television shows and you will love the day that we have planned for you. Make your reservations today!