Zoos in Honolulu

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Top 4 Zoos in Honolulu

ALOHA! Honolulu is a perfect blend of tropical charm and bustling city. Situated on the Island of Oahu, this capital metropolis has some breathtaking destinations to visit. Apart from the prominent a (Read More)ttractions, the city has many zoos and aquariums that are a habitat for several endangered and rescued species. You'll find yourself wandering around and catching glimpses of dolphins and komodo dragons and saved ginny's and cute rabbits and many more. Below listed are some of the unique attractions of Honolulu. Let's take a look.

Here is the list of 4 Zoos in Honolulu

1. Honolulu Zoo, Honolulu

Honolulu Zoo, Honolulu

Honolulu Zoo, a prime tourist attraction is a 42-acre landscape; situated in the heart of Waikiki, providing habitat to various mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and birds. The zoo happens to be the only one in the entire United States to be established as a sovereign monarch's wish. With more than 900 species of wildlife and an exotic variety of plants, the zoo is a magnificent place to visit along with your family or friends. You can see the endangered species such as the Sumatran tiger, Komodo dragon, the black rhino as you wander in the zoo. There are animals and birds like tortoises, Asian elephants, chimpanzees, hippos, monkeys, Manchurian crane, Palm Cockatoo seen in the zoo. The zoo also has some native and non-native plants such as hibiscus, Hala, noni-plants, etc. You can also indulge in the daily activities and exhibitions offered by the zoo.

Timings : 10:00 am to 2:30 pm(zoo closes at 3:30 pm)

Entry fee : Adults - $19, Children(age 3 to 12) - $11

2. Twilight Tours, Honolulu

Twilight Tours, Honolulu

The Honolulu Zoo isn't just limited to day activities. You can take advantage of the night activities like twilight tours, movie nights, zoo camping, etc. Imagine spending an entire night amidst the gifts of nature. Quite thrilling! The educators will accompany you on tour; to help you understand the biology of animals at the zoo. The Twilight tour happens every Friday and Sunday. The zoo camping is also an adventurous experience. You'll be sleeping beneath the sky full of stars and surrounded by a variety of wildlife. The camping includes informative sessions that will help you learn valuable things.

Timings : Friday and Saturday - 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm, 
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm (spring and summer)

Entry fee : Adults -$15, Children(3 to 12) - $10

3. Sea Life Park, Honolulu

Sea Life Park, Honolulu

Sea Life Park is located on Oahu's beautiful shore, huddled below the grand Koʻolau Mountain Range. The Park is home to a variety of marine mammals and wildlife animals. With a panoramic seascape featuring the Pacific Ocean, you will witness the beauty of Hawaii. You'll see Green Sea Turtles, seabirds, sharks, penguins, sea lions, dolphins and whales, and many other aquatic species. The exhibits allow you to indulge in thrilling experiences such as swimming and playing with dolphins and Hawaiian rays. The zoo also organizes several camps and learning programs to focus on the conservation of all these species.

Timings : 9:00 am to 5:30 pm(last entry at 4:30 pm)

Entry fee : Adults -$39.99 , Children(3 to 12) - $24.99 (online tickets)

4. Lawrence Lovestock, Honolulu

Lawrence Lovestock, Honolulu

Animals never fail to make you feel happy. And Lawrence Lovestock is distributing happiness to everyone. Petting farm, the 10-acre land at the bottom of the Kalahu Mountains, is owned and handled by the local families. It is home to rescued animals. Animals rescued from slaughter or the ones that are re-homed are taken care of by these families. You'll meet cute bunnies, lambs, pups, parrots, chickens, and other lovely animals. You can feed, play or watch them having fun and have your fun.

Timings : 1 pm to 7 pm (Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun)

Entry fee : 1 Visitor - $25, 2 Visitors - $50, 6-10 Members - $100

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