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IST 605: Honolulu and Oahu Travel Guide

An in-depth guide to where to stay, eat, and visit in Honolulu, (and to a lesser extent Oahu moreover) Hawaii.

Wish You Were Here!

Welcome to the Honolulu Zoo!

Overwhelmed by all the people in Waikiki? Go visit some animal friends at the Honolulu Zoo instead! Specializing in animals that live in warm climates, this awesome zoo houses lemurs, African wild dogs, numerous tortoises, a plethora of tropical birds, tigers, giraffes, gharials, hippos, elephants, and much more! The zoo’s path takes you though multiple environments, including the “African Savanna” zone, including artificial kopjes. There is also a keiki (Hawaiian or children) zoo where kids (and kids at heart) can pet more domesticated animals, a playground, numerous concession stands throughout, and a gift shop! You should plan to spend at least two to three hours here, though a good half-day could easily be spent!

          The Zoo is open daily from 10am-4pm (last admittance at 3pm) every day except for Christmas. Tickets are $21.00 for adults, $13.00 for children 3-12, and free for infants 2 years and under. There is plenty of parking, but it’s right there in Waikiki, so if you’re parked at your hotel, there’s really no need to drive there! See the Zoo’s website for more information.

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