Oahu Parasailing above Waikiki
Fly above famous Waikiki from 1,000 feet!
Up to 1,000 feet of tow line allows you and a friend to enjoy perfect views of Parasailing is the only way to obtain the best view of the sweeping island scenery that cradles Honolulu. It is so peaceful and quiet when you’re up there that you’ll never want to come back down.
Tropical green mountains, the city skyline, the volcanic cone of Diamond Head, and electric blue waters alive with fish & coral reefs are sure to give your eyes sensory overload! Lengths at 500 ft, 700 ft, and 850 ft are also available..
Jet Ski & Parasail Combo: Oahu’s South Shore
For an unbeatable experience, sign up for a parasailing and jetskiing combo. The trip starts with a ride on our 1,000-foot parasail line. Afterward, you and a friend can hop on one of the Yamaha 1,200cc jet skis. The total ride time is about 30 minutes. Before you begin, make sure to wear clothes that you are comfortable getting soaked. We make sure life jackets are available, and you just need to wear the right cloths and rash guards if you need them. While anyone over the age of 7 years old can take this tour, you have to be at least 16 years old to ride.
Enjoy the latest craze to hit Hawaii with your parasailing trek. Flyboarding lets you swim through the water like a dolphin or soar across the air like a bird. This extreme sport lets you fly across the water from a flyboard. Each flyboard includes 5 to 20 minutes of training before you can hit the waves for back flips or whatever trick you can imagine.
Basically, a flyboard is similar to a hoverboard. It straps to your feet so that you can control it like a surfboard. Water flows through a tube, which is pushed out by the flyboard to give you height. Most people can learn to do flyboarding faster than wakeboarding, and the falls are more forgiving. While it has risks like any sport, it is far safer than most extreme water sports. With experience, you can fly up to 35 feet in the air.
How Does Parasailing Work?
Parasailing involves a boat, a parasail and a towline. Once the towline is attached, the boat speeds up so that the canopy of the parasail opens up. This catches air so that you are picked up off of the water. The first parasail was created in 1962 by Pierre-Marcel Lemoigne. Later in the year, he set up the Aeronautical Training Center to begin training parachutists in his new technique. At the time, parasails were used as a cheaper alternative to parachute training. Parachutists would reach full height before the parasail was released. Afterward, the individual would try to navigate to their landing zone.
Before long, new parasails and improved launching vessels were created. The 1976 Waterbird design improved the porosity of the fabric and created a towline that made it safer to use parasails. Over the years, the designs have continuously improved for the best safety and rides possible.
Exploring Oahu’s South Shore
As you swoop across the skyline, you can check out the world’s most recognizable crater. Diamond Head is an iconic part of Waikiki and just a part of what you will see on your tour. Known as Laeahi in ancient Hawaiian., it was renamed in the 1800s when British sailors mistakenly believed that diamonds were placed under the soil on the crater. Later on, the diamonds were discovered to be calcite crystals, but the name for the crater stuck.
Whether you want to sail across the skyline solo or enjoy for a jetski and parasailing combo with your partner, Oahu’s South Shore is the best place to do so. Enjoy phenomenal views of the island as you fly above the waves. Experience the adventure of a lifetime with Oahu’s X-treme parasailing trips.
Oahu Parasailing Rates
• 1,000 ft, 11 minutes $90 per customer
• 850 ft, 9 minutes $83 per customer
• 500 ft, 5 minutes $75 per customer
• 700 ft, 7 minutes $80 per customer
• Observers $22.79 per customer
Available Parasailing Times
• 8am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm
Transportation is available
What to Wear Parasailing
• Swimsuit, board shorts, rash guard or any clothes you feel comfortable getting wet.
Life jacket will be provided.
• Must be 7 years and older
• Pregnant women cannot ride on parasail
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