"Surprise & Delight" All Five Senses on a Waikiki Walking Tour

Surprising and delighting each of the five senses greatly enhances the overall experience of our Waikiki Walking Tour. Here's how we cater to each sense:

  1. Sight:
    • Surprise: Offer unexpected vistas, such as taking a route that suddenly opens up to a hidden panoramic view of Waikiki beach or a lesser-known historical site.
    • Delight: Use vibrant and colorful visual aids or props when explaining certain points, or time the tour so that tourists can witness a spectacular sunset along the beach.
  2. Sound:
    • Surprise: Arrange for a spontaneous live performance, like a local playing the ukulele or chanting a traditional Hawaiian oli (chant) in a significant location.
    • Delight: Incorporate the soothing sounds of nature by ensuring parts of the route include the gentle sound of waves crashing or birds chirping in Waikiki's parks.
  3. Taste:
    • Surprise: Bring along traditional Hawaiian snacks or drinks and offer them unexpectedly during the tour. For instance, sharing a refreshing sip of coconut water or a bite of 'malasada' (a sweet doughnut).
    • Delight: Conclude or pause the tour at a local eatery, arranging for a tasting of traditional Hawaiian dishes like poke or poi.
  4. Touch:
    • Surprise: Offer tactile experiences, such as letting them touch the smooth texture of a traditional Hawaiian Tapa cloth or the rough surface of a volcanic rock.
    • Delight: Allow tourists to participate in hands-on activities, like a brief sand-castle building challenge on the beach or a lei-making session.
  5. Smell:
    • Surprise: Introduce aromatic elements unexpectedly, like the fragrant scent of a plumeria or tuberose flower from a lei.
    • Delight: Plan the route to pass by fragrant areas, such as a blooming garden, a bakery with the scent of fresh pastries, or even the salty sea breeze along the shoreline.

By carefully crafting our tour to appeal to each sense, tourists have a richer, multi-dimensional experience that they're likely to remember and share with others.

Waikiki Walking Tour

The first thing to do in Waikiki