Hawaii Zoos and Aquariums
Pana`ewa Rainforest Zoo, Hilo on the island of Hawaii
A Pan’ewa Rainforest zoo is situated in the place called “Hilo” in the Hawaii Island. This zoo has opened in the year 2007. It is the only tropical zoo, which is located in the United States. This zoo has spread over a land of 20 acres to offer shelter for the animals. In this zoo you can find more than 80 varieties of unique species. It attracts the travelers all over the world; about 100,000 tourists visit this zoo every year. “Read More”
Admission is free
Open 9 – 4 daily
except Christmas and New Year’s Day
Gift Shop is open 9 – 4 daily
808-959-9233 for information
Petting Zoo every Saturday 1:30 – 2:30
Tiger feeding 3:30 daily
The Pana`ewa Rainforest Zoo is a public facility under the administration of the Hawaii County Parks and Recreation Department.
Visit there website here for full details. www.hilozoo.com
Sea Life Park, Oahu.
At Sea Life Park, Hawaii’s marine life comes alive in a dazzling display that will entertain and delight. Located just 15 miles from Waikiki on Oahu’s beautiful and scenic Makapuu Point, Sea Life Park is a world-class marine attraction perched between the majestic Koolau Mountain Range and breathtaking Makapuu Beach. See dolphins dance, sea lions sing, and penguins perform in this magical place by the sea.
The park is open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Main Gift Shop is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sea Lion Café restaurant is open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Hours are subject to change
The entrance fee is $39.99 USD Plus tax per adult.
$24.99 Plus tax USD Plus tax per child, age 3-12 years old.
Hawaii state tax will be added to all rates.
Sea Life Park Hawaii
41 – 202 Kalanianaole Highway, Suite 7
Waimanalo, Hawaii 96795
1 (866) Dolphin (365-7446)
Visit there website here for full details. www.sealifeparkhawaii.com
The Waikiki Aquarium, Oahu Hawaii.
The Waikiki Aquarium, founded in 1904, is the third oldest public aquarium in the United States. A part of the University of Hawaii since 1919, the Aquarium is located next to a living reef on the Waikiki shoreline.
Our exhibits, programs, and research focus on the aquatic life of Hawaii and the tropical Pacific. Over 2,500 organisms in our exhibits represent more than 420 species of aquatic animals and plants. Every year, roughly 350,000 people visit the Waikiki Aquarium.
The Waikiki Aquarium is located in Queen Kapiolani Park, on the southern shoreline of the island of Oahu, State of Hawaii. Situated at 2777 Kalakaua Ave. on the Diamond Head (east) end of Waikiki Beach, the Waikiki Aquarium is within easy walking distance of most Waikiki hotels. If you are unable to drive or walk to the Aquarium, you can catch the No. 2 City Bus (The Bus) and get off at the Aquarium, or you may take the Waikiki Trolley and exit at the Waikiki Aquarium stop. Generally, TheBus and the Waikiki Trolley stop every 15 minutes.
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Open daily, 7 days a week
(facility closes at 5:00 p.m.)
Adult 13 to 64: $12.00
Junior ages 4 to 12: $5.00
(Must be accompanied by an adult)
Children age 3 and under Free
Visit there website here for full details. www.waikikiaquarium.org
Honolulu Zoo, Oahu.
Visit the 42-acre Honolulu Zoo and glimpse rare wildlife such as the Hawaiian nene goose, Francois monkeys and Galapagos tortoises. Conveniently located along Kalakaua Avenue between Waikiki and Diamond Head Crater, the zoo greets children with an attractive flamingo pond and an interactive petting zoo. Those visiting during the full moon (including days just before and after) should take advantage of the ever popular guided “Zoo by Moonlight” tours that offer an uncommon look of the habits of nocturnal animals. Parking for the zoo is located at the Kapahulu Avenue entrance and costs $0.25 per hour (metered). For a great family morning or afternoon, the Honolulu Zoo offers an educationally enlightening adventure that’s close to town.
Over 750,000 people visit the zoo annually. The institution is administered by the Honolulu Zoo Society, a non-profit organization, and is maintained by a corps of volunteers. The zoo is owned by the City & County of Honolulu through the Auditoriums Department.
The zoo is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except Christmas and New Years. The children’s zoo is closed 30 minutes earlier.
General (13 yrs. and up): $6.00
Kama’aina (13 yrs. and up): $4.00
Children (6-12 yrs.): $1.00
(5 yrs. and down): FREE!
Family passes are $25.00 for two adults and any children under 17 living in that household.
Moonlight passes are $7.00 for 13 yrs. and up and $5.00 for children under 5. Moonlight and behind the scenes passes are held on the 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd of each month when the moon is full. The times are from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Visit there website here for full details. www.honoluluzoo.org