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1-Hour Guided Hawaiian Parasailing in Waikiki

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1-Hour Guided Hawaiian Parasailing in Waikiki

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icon1 hour  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Fly over the sparkling waters of Oahu on 1-hour parasailing adventure in Waikiki. Hop aboard your 12-person boat, soaring up into the skies with one or two other people for 10 minutes. Then, spend the rest of your hour gliding across the ocean, keeping your eyes peeled for dolphins, tropical fish and sea turtles. This small-group tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off for up to 12 travelers, and offers both morning and afternoon departures.
  • Enjoy a 1-hour boat ride from Ala Wai Boat Harbor
  • Select an 800- or 1,200-foot line for an 8- or 10-minute parasailing session
  • Includes safety briefing and round-trip hotel transport
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 for a personalized experience
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All necessary equipment
Fuel surcharge
(SORRY, NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME DUE TO COVID-19) Hotel pickup and drop-off (select hotels only)
Food and drinks (water and soft drinks available for purchase on request)
Gratuities

Departure Point

1651 Ala Moana Blvd #600b, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA

PLEASE MEET US AT: ALA WAI Boat Harbor (Type "Hawaiian Parasail' on Google Maps App) 1651 Ala Moana Blvd., Slip 600B (Yellow and Green Hut) (808)591-1280 "Please Be Aware That You Should Arrive 30 minutes Before The Start Of Your Tour And That There Are No Refunds If You Miss The Boat".

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Begin your tour with direct pickup from your Waikiki accommodations. At the Ala Wai Boat Harbor you’ll check in and have the chance to pre-order photos of your flight at your own expense.

Board your 12-seater boat and run through safety instructions from the crew. You’ll also be provided with tips for a smooth take-off from the boat.

Then, you’re off! Your boat will cruise along the water and the members of your group will take turns parasailing, either for 8 minutes with an 800-foot (244-meter) line, or for 10 minutes on a 1,200-foot (366-meter) line. Prepare to be paired with one or two others when you fly, reaching a maximum altitude of 500 feet (152 meters). Take in the stunning, bird's-eye views of Oahu and see the island from an entirely new and breathtaking perspective.

When you return to the boat, sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery and marine life around you. You can ask the captain for a quick dip in the water or can stay dry for the duration of the tour. Dolphin and sea turtle spottings are common while you’re traveling across the water, as well as flying fish. During December to May, you may also see whales during their migration.

After returning to the dock, you’ll have a chance to preview and purchase your photos before being transported back to your hotel by your driver.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Proof of Vaccination Or Negative FDA Covid Test Result received within 48 hrs is required to participate.
  • No expecting mothers (bumpy boat ride is risky for pregnant);
  • No one who had recent injuries or surgeries;
  • No issues with neck, back, hip, leg, knee or any mobility issues
  • No illnesses such as heart conditions, stroke, epilepsy, severe high blood pressure or any severe health conditions
  • No one who is intoxicated of drug or alcohol
  • Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a liability waiver and accompany them on board the boat
  • Children 15 yrs old and under must have a parent or guardian fly with them
  • 3-person flights are dependent on the wind and passenger weight rations, and are up to the captain to decide
  • All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking; maximum combined weight must not exceed 450 lbs (204 kg)
  • Swimsuits, sunscreen and closed-toed shoes are recommended
  • No one who is intoxicated of drug or alcohol
  • Minimum of 5 yrs of age to participant or ride the boat
  • Not recommended for those who have Flu-Like Symptoms
  • 24-hour cancellation policy- People who are at risks are discouraged to participate in this activity; - No expectant mothers (bumpy boat ride is risky for expectant mom); - No one who had recent injuries or surgeries; - The triple flight is dependent on the wind and weight ration for the Captain to decide. No Guarantee; - Must be at least 5 yrs. old to participate in an activity or to ride in the boat. Juveniles of 15 years or under must be accompanied by their parent or guardian to participate in this activity. - Children 15 yrs of age and under must have their parent or guardian to be on board with them; Children 15 yrs of age and under must have their parent or guardian to fly with them; - Maximum of 450 lbs. weight combined for 2 or 3 people to fly together - A person over 250 lbs or more should be able to fit into the belt of the harness to fly. - Heavy people must be able to walk healthy without an assistant; - Elderly must be in good health condition (SORRY, High risks individuals are discouraged to participate due to Covid-19) - No handicapped persons unless they are able to walk on their own, healthy walk (no wheelchair); No one with mental conditions allowed on board. - No babies and no kid under 5 yrs of age are allowed on board. SORRY, TRANSPORTATION IS NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
  • OPERATED BY Hawaiian Parasail Inc
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Traveller Tips


  • "New equipment is needed to ensure passenger safety and confidence." See review
  • "It’s a group activity, so you go out with others." See review
  • "An easy hour out of your day to get a magnificent view and enjoy the ocean!" See review

Reviews

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star-4.5
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Reviews by Viator travellers

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star-5
Great experience
Laura_M
, Oct. 2021
I got this deal for my girlfriend's birthday and we both loved it. The tour operators were great and we definitely bought the photos. Would recommend to anyone wanting to experience parasailing.
star-5
parasailing adventure
Ketta_M
, Oct. 2021
The Parasailing was awesome- Kudos to our our Captain Web! Best experience ever. We will be back. We will certainly book another event via Viator
star-5
Awesome experience
Mahisha_K
, Oct. 2021
We loved the experience. They were able to put all three of us together. The guide and the captain were awesome and experienced. We would recommend them to anyone.
star-5
Best part of the trip
Shalonda_L
, Oct. 2021
The best part of my trip. What an amazing experience. The crew was so nice and accomadating. Beautiful scenery
star-5
Fun
Alex_W
, Oct. 2021
I went with my family. This was a really good experience and will definitely recommend. Thank you Russell and the Captain. Shoutout to the family from Baltimore that was on the boat with us. :)
star-5
Will definitely do again!
Amaris_F
, Oct. 2021
The atmosphere was very laid back and relaxing. A lot of laughs were had and the captains were amazing! All our nerves melted away and we just enjoyed the time we had!
star-5
Great experience !
Lakshmi_K
, Oct. 2021
The tour guide was phenomenal , he put my kids ( 7 & 6 yrs old ) at ease right away. Overall a very pleasant ride, not a crowd , had a blast. I will recommend it to friends!
star-3
Fun experience, but needs to last the full hour.
Jessica_H
, Sep. 2021
Although the experience was a lot of fun, I wish it lasted longer. The whole experience, which was supposed to be an hour was more like 40mins. The parasailing portion which was supposed to be 10mins, was more like 7mins. It didn't feel like we didn't get our moneys worth.
icon Response from Host , Oct. 2021
Aloha Jessica, I'm glad you did have a lot of fun but sorry if you were not out for a whole hour. We are limited to the amount of passengers we can carry now due to government COVID restrictions so my guess is you did not have so many persons on board and for that reason everyone parasailed already and then it is time to return to dock. If you stay out there and just float around until an hour is up, that is a recipe for sea sickness. Sorry if you felt you didn't get your moneys worth, owe do try our best to please every person.
star-4
The Captain& Crew Guy...
Candace_S
, Sep. 2021
The Captain& Crew Guy were really nice& made us feel safe! The whole experience is an hour, but parasailing seemed like only 3 minutes.
icon Response from Host , Oct. 2021
Thank you for your review. I know how you feel, I always feel that way at Disneyland waiting in long lines for only a 1 minute ride. The parasail ride takes 3 minutes just to let the line out 1000 feet and then another 3-5 minutes to reel it back in. It takes longer reeling back because that is usually when the captain uses his expertise to lower you down and dip you in the water like a tea bag. It seems like the whole ride is very short but it is close to or matching what is advertised for the length of line chosen. Parasailing should not be thought of as how long of ride but as the novelty it is, the unique experience that it is. Hope we see you again and then make mention of how you came before and thought the ride was short and the captain will likely give you a little longer ride, the problem with that is all the others will want a longer ride also but he might be able to sneak it in since you would be a returning customer. Mahalo and Aloha.
star-5
Great Time
Marly_J
, Sep. 2021
The boat ride was great! The captain was very knowledgeable and the views are amazing! Water was provided on the boat and we were lucky enough to see some wildlife as well!

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