4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

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  • Location: Waikiki, Oahu
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)
Get in a festive mood cruising past Hawaii’s seasonal decorations on a double-decker bus tour of Honolulu’s holiday light displays. Ride the entire 1-hour loop with the best vantage point in town, admiring sites such as the Ward Entertainment Center and stopping at the Punchbowl for some time to explore the Honolulu Hale area. Complimentary ear buds let you listen to holiday music as you enjoy your open-air evening ride.


  • Open-air, double-decker bus tour of Honolulu's holiday light displays
  • Complement the festive light displays with holiday music from the provided ear buds
  • Disembark the bus at Honolulu Hale and get an up-close look at the city's legendary seasonal decorations

What You Can Expect

Honolulu Holiday Lights Double Decker Tour from Waikiki

Honolulu Holiday Lights Tour

Depart from downtown Waikiki for a tropical evening tour of Honolulu’s holiday lights. Aboard the classic double-decker bus, you coast past Honolulu’s festive light displays in the warm Hawaiian air.

Relax on the bus listening to classic holiday tunes through complimentary ear buds as it makes a complete loop, giving you an up-close view of the sparkling display. After making the 30-minute loop through the Ward Entertainment Center, head to the Honolulu Hale, located on Punchbowl Street, where you can hop off for a half-hour to explore.

Hawaii’s laid-back vibe is on full display at Honolulu Hale, the seat of the city's government and the focal point of the holiday celebrations. On the lawns surrounding the government building, you can spot palm trees strung with lights, oversize gingerbread men and a barefoot Santa flashing the “shaka” sign. Enter the actual Hale building to view the handmade wreath competition and trees decorated in the year's theme. A local tradition, the family-friendly celebration also includes rides for little ones and a giant Christmas tree, adorned with twinkling lights and Hawaii-themed ornaments. Spend as much time as you’d like enjoying the local celebration, before hopping back on the bus to the stop nearest to your hotel.


Hilton Hawaiian Village - 6:15pm
Eggs N Things (Saratoga) - 6:20pm
Duke’s Statue - 6:30pm
Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel - 6:40pm
Ohana West Hotel - 6:45pm
Waikiki Courtyard - 6:50pm
Return to Waikiki - 8pm

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Advertised as "ear buds" to listen to Holiday music. No ear buds were supplied. It was advertised as approx. 4 hrs. Duration. We enjoyed getting off to view beautiful decorations at the Federal bldg. for 1 1/2 hrs. Bus ride was definitely rushed not giving time to view much on way there and back.

4 star rating: Recommended January 2015

My daughter and I enjoyed the tour, the lights and atmosphere were brilliant as was the tour guides commentary and knowledge

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better January 2015

This tour was okay, we did have to wait over an hour as a staff member of the transport service was waiting for their family to arrive. This is not on top of the time which we had wait to transfer onto this bus. You could do this tour with your own car.

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