Family Vacationing in Hawaii
Hawaii is well known for their breathtaking beaches. It's the perfect place for singles and couples to enjoy the sun, take in unforgettable sunsets, cruise the ocean, or hike to secluded waterfalls. However family vacationing in Hawaii is something that is sometimes overlooked. It's common for your mind to almost instantly narrow to Disney or the like when thinking about a family vacation. However, family vacationing in Hawaii can prove to be a memorable, fun trip for all ages. If you're considering family vacationing in Hawaii, here are a few ideas that the kids are sure to love!
Hawaii Children's Discovery Center
This educational and fun filled center is found in Honolulu. It's great for kids of all ages. They have a special area built specifically with toddlers in mind, an amazing inside-out look at the human body for kids to explore, and kids can even be governor of a town for a day… not really, but they get to pretend to run a town so they can get a feel of what really goes on in their local government. They always have special activities going on, and you can even get free access to the center with the "Go Oahu" card! Who said family vacationing in Hawaii can't be fun?
Glass Bottom Boat Ride
Family vacationing in Hawaii doesn't have to mean kiddies attractions all day long. Visitors of all ages will love exploring the ocean on the glass bottom boat ride offered on Big Island. It's the perfect way to explore the mysterious, fantasy world of the deep sea without ever touching the water. Your narrated tour will last 30 minutes, so you don't have to worry about smaller kids getting bored or fussy. There's an amazing 40 square feet of windows to view the underwater life, and plenty of comfortable seating. Discover and capture the fish, turtles, and sea-life on camera that is hard to get without getting in the water…until now.
If you find that there are some non-kid friendly things that you just absolutely want to do, family vacationing in Hawaii is still viable. There are professional nanny services available on the island so you can get away for a few hours to enjoy that special activity that you desire to do. Most of them are professionally trained and licensed, insured, and provide a wonderful service. You can have them come to your hotel room or wherever you are staying. A few of the nanny services around Hawaii are:
• The Nanny Connection (808-875-4777)
• Aloha Babysitting Services (808-732-2029)
• Sitters Unlimited (808-262-5728)
Family vacationing in Hawaii is also made easy by many of the hotels in the area. You'll find there are plenty who offer kids camps for a few hours or for the whole day. In fact, sometimes you don't even have to be staying at their hotel to take advantage of these services. If your hotel doesn't offer something like this, you can try these:
• Sheraton Waikiki (Oahu)
• Ritz Carlton Kapalua (Maui)
• Hilton Waikoloa (Big Island)
• Westin Maui (Maui)
• Grand Wailea (Maui)
• Hilton Hawaiian Village (Oahu)