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1-Hour Guided Hawaiian Parasailing in Waikiki

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Honolulu, United States
1-Hour Guided Hawaiian Parasailing in Waikiki
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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
Food and drinks (water and soft drinks available for purchase on request)
Hawaiian Parasail , 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".

This activity will end right where it started.
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 travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • No expecting mothers (bumpy boat ride is risky for pregnant);
  • No one who had recent injuries or surgeries;
  • No issues on 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
  • Minimum of 5 yrs of age to participant or ride the boat
  • Not recommended for those who have Flu-Like Symptoms
  • 48-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.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
  • 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 canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during 1-Hour Guided Hawaiian Parasailing in Waikiki ?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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  • "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


703 Reviews

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, May 2022
The people were great and friendly. Recommend for people of all ages. Young or old will have a great time.
Best Excursion Ever!
, May 2022
Although I got a little sea sick from the boat lol I had an amazing time. The view from up top is amazing!!! You get to see the ocean and the island. I would definitely recommend this. If you get motion sickness like me I would suggest you take some meds prior to going on the boat lol.
Safe, happy, fun!
, May 2022
The staff was SO friendly and we had a BLAST! This was a great start to our week-long stay in Oahu. They made us feel safe and we were very at ease. The small boat size was ideal for getting to briefly know the other passengers.
This company is… weird.
, May 2022
Captain and crew made us feel uncomfortable and unsafe. When communicating this directly to the business I was ignored.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Sorry that you felt that way. I wonder what it is though that made you feel that way. What did you say to office staff that made you feel ignored also. Please be more specific and you will receive a better response.
1 traveler found this review helpful
The guides were great and...
, May 2022
The guides were great and it was on overall very fun, memorable experience! I would definitely recommend it!
Fly high 🤙🏽
, May 2022
The crew were very nice, fun. Boat and equipments looked well maintained. They did not rush us. It was fun!
The parasailing itself was fun but…
, May 2022
The parasailing itself was fun but the pictures we purchased was a big disappointment. Except a few before sailing, almost every picture during parasailing were fuzzy, dark, some completely black. None of them were sharp. Those were the worse pictures we had ever seen. We had hoped to have beautiful and fun memory to cherish. But these pictures just ruined it.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Aloha Faye, I am so sorry if your pictures didn't come out. Most every single person who wants to purchase the SD card of pictures, first views the pictures on the camera at the ticket booth upon returning to the dock. If they like the pictures, which are normally excellent pictures, they then purchase them. Did you not view the SD card first before purchase. If you would call our number 808-591-1280 and provide your address, I will mail you a refund. Please ask to talk to Noemi and tell her that Mark approved it. I know that you will still be disappointed since what you really want is the pictures. I hope that you took some pictures of your own with your iPhone or camera.
, May 2022
Very fun experience. The guides on the boat were great, fun and interactive with the guests. Very short ride was only drawback.
Birthday Celebration
, May 2022
Great Experience overall, very welcoming and comfortable experience. Our tour guy “R” sorry don’t remember his name was Amazing. Pictures taken were great!
Something worthy
, May 2022
Coming from a gal who is terrified of the ocean, I have to say the crew made me feel safe! It was one of the best experience I’ve ever had! Definitely booking again!

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