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The Best Time to Visit
For cheap flights to Honolulu from Sydney, the best time to visit the city is during the two shoulder seasons. From late April to June and September to December, Honolulu's attractions are less crowded, hotels drop their rates, and you'll have an easy time finding deals on flights Sydney to Honolulu.
December to early April is peak tourist season in Honolulu. The surfing conditions are at their best, and many travellers book cheap flights Sydney to Honolulu to catch some waves or watch events like the Da Hui Pipeline Warriors. If you want to cut costs over these months, book your Sydney to Honolulu return flights and accommodation well in advance.
June to August is another busy period for the city. The lack of rain and warm weather sees prices for hotel rooms and flights Sydney to Honolulu increase. Expect larger crowds at the top attractions as lots of people relaxing on the best beaches.
Public Transport and How to Get Around
You'll need to hire a car if you want to explore Honolulu. The rental rates are cheap compared to the mainland, making it an affordable option for all kinds of travellers. One thing to keep in mind is that parking is hard to find and rates are expensive. Once you've booked your flights Sydney to Honolulu, contact your hotel and check if they offer free parking for guests. You can hire a car on Webjet and pick it up from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) or from a service provider in the city.
Depending on where your hotel is based, it's possible to walk to a few of Honolulu's top attractions. Waikiki Beach and the Ala Moana Center, as well as the Honolulu Museum of Art and the Iolani Palace, are close enough if you're staying in Waikiki.
For budget travellers booking flights Sydney to Honolulu, you can use the local bus system to get to most areas of the island. The routes run every 15 to 30 minutes throughout the day, and fares cost $2.75 USD ($3.88 AUD) per person. You can also buy day passes for $5.50 USD ($7.76 AUD) per person. There are local bus routes that meet all flights Sydney to Honolulu arriving at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) as well.
If you're staying in Waikiki, the trolley is an easy way to travel around the neighbourhood and get to downtown Honolulu. There are five lines to choose from that stop at key attractions such as the Ala Moana Center and some of the major hotels. You can buy multi-day passes that include admission to sites such as the Iolani Palace and the Honolulu Museum of Art.
If you're booking flights Sydney to Honolulu and you'll be travelling with a lot of bags, the best way to get to your hotel is with a metered taxi. While it's expensive, it's a convenient option, and you don't have to worry about renting a car and navigating through the city. Once you arrive at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), you'll find the taxis waiting outside of the arrivals terminal, or you can use ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft.
Top Experiences For Visitors
Pearl Harbour is one of the top reasons history buffs buy tickets to Honolulu from Sydney. It's a national historic landmark where you can visit memorials for the USS Arizona, USS Oklahoma, and USS Utah and learn about WWII. The Pearl Harbour museum includes a video presentation on the tragic 1941 attack, photographs, and two hangars with various aircrafts and flight simulators.
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
Hanauma Bay is a bay within the crater of an ancient volcano. It's one of the best places in Honolulu for snorkelling, but the number of daily visitors is limited to preserve the reef. If you want to go, reserve tickets as soon as you’ve confirmed your Sydney to Honolulu flights.
Koko Crater Railway Trail
If you're looking for a challenge in Honolulu, tackle the Koko Crater Railway Trail. There are 1,050 steps to the lookout point and it’s recommended to hire a local guide to help you navigate the steep climb and learn about the local history.
Diamond Head State Monument
The Diamond Head State Monument is one of Honolulu's most famous landmarks and many people buy tickets to Honolulu from Sydney to summit the peak. At the top, you’ll find a lighthouse, bunkers from WWII and the Fire Control Station to explore. Keep in mind that the hike is steep and has many steps. Bring along plenty of water and wear appropriate footwear if you want to make it to the top.