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Waikiki Trolley - A Unique Way to Experience Waikiki, Honolulu and East Oahu

Waikiki Trolley - HawaiiThe Waikiki Trolley is a fleet of trolley cars that shuttles visitors and locals throughout Waikiki, Honolulu and East Oahu. The trolleys operate in four lines, each providing passengers exceptional views and exciting ways to experience the different areas' historical and cultural attractions as well as popular dining and shopping destinations.

In 1986, only two trolley cars started routing Oahu streets. Today, there is a fleet of over 50 trolleys, mostly classic street reproductions of San Francisco cable cars with authentic brass and wood trimmings.

The Waikiki Trolley currently operates in four routes, namely, Red Line, Green Line, Blue Line and Pink Line.

The Red Line, called Historic Honolulu Sightseeing Tour, takes passengers to cultural and historic landmarks in Honolulu such as:

  • Ilikai Hotel & Suites
  • T Galleria by DFS
  • Moana Surfrider
  • Duke Kahanamoku Statue
  • Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel
  • Honolulu Museum of Art
  • State Capitol/Iolani Palace
  • Aloha Tower Marketplace
  • Chinatown
  • King Kamehameha Statue
  • Ward Warehouse
  • Ward Centre
  • Ala Moana Center (ocean side)

The Green Line, or Scenic Diamond Head Sightseeing Tour, offers spectacular scenic spots including Pacific Ocean and Diamond Head. Stops include:

  • Honolulu Zoo/Kapiolani Park
  • Waikiki Aquarium
  • Diamond Head Surf Lookout
  • Kahala Mall
  • Diamond Head Crater (inside)
  • Diamond Head Lookout (outside)
  • Farmers’ Market (Saturdays only)
  • Diamond Head Market & Grill
  • King Kalakaua Plaza

The Blue Line, dubbed as the Panoramic Coastline Tour, takes passengers to popular tourist spots such as:

  • Hilton Hawaiian Village
  • Hanauma Bay
  • Halona Blow Hole/”From Here to Eternity” Lookout
  • Sandy Beach
  • Sea Life Park
  • Hawaii Kai Lookout
  • Kahala Mall

The Pink Line, or the Waikiki/Ala Moana Center Shopping Shuttle, takes passengers to Hawaii’s popular hotels and largest shopping center. Stops include:

  • Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel
  • Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel
  • Ohana Waikiki West Hotel
  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • King Kalakaua Plaza (Olohana Street)
  • Saratoga Road (Waikiki Post Office)
  • Hilton Hawaiian Village
  • Aqua Palms Waikiki
  • Ala Moana Center – Nordstrom
  • Ala Moana Center (ocean side)
  • Ilikai Hotel & Suites
  • Hilton Hawaiian Village
  • Saratoga Road (Trump Hotel)
  • Hard Rock Café

Multi-day trolley passes allow unlimited boarding privileges on all four lines for either four days or seven days. Single-day passes also allow unlimited boarding on all four lines. Separate prices are charged for adults, seniors, Kama’aina (local residents) and children. Services like these making getting around in an unfamliar area much easier than driving around in a car or motorhome. If you are travelling around the area in a camper, be sure to check out One Sure Insurance for information on the benefits of ensuring a camper!

Boarding passes can be purchased at most hotel concierge or activity desks on Oahu. They can also be purchased at dedicated Waikiki Trolley booths in the T Galleria by DFS and at the Royal Hawaiian Center.


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