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As previously mentioned, Waikiki Trolley operates on five distinct lines all around Waikiki and the surrounding areas. Read on to learn all about each of these lines and choose which one you’d like to try first.
- Red Line - Downtown Honolulu Sightseeing Tour
The Red Line from Waikiki Trolley is focused in the Hawaiian capital city of Honolulu. On this trolley tour, you'll be able to see and experience the many sights and sounds of the Aloha State's liveliest location. You'll learn more about the history and stories of this beautiful city, checking out various key locations like Downtown Honolulu and Chinatown, as well as passing by major landmarks like Punchbowl Crater and Iolani Palace. The Red Line tour begins at 8.45 each morning at T Galleria Hawaii, but can also be caught a little earlier at the Trump Hotel and Ilikai Hotel.
- Purple Line - Pearl Harbor
The Purple Line is dedicated to history, stopping off at one of the most tragically important locations in Hawaii's history: Pearl Harbor. This famous location was attacked by the Japanese during World War II in a moment that represented a key turning point in the global conflict, triggering America's entry into the war. A visit to Pearl Harbor is a special and significant experience for any American, with the site attracting many international tourists too. The first Purple Line tour leaves from T Galleria at 7am, with more tours running every hour and ten minutes after that. This Waikiki Trolley tour also calls at Pier 38 and Aloha Stadium.
- Pink Line - Waikiki Shopping
The Pink Line is the Waikiki Trolley tour to take if you're looking to spend some cash on the things you love. This is the major shopping line for Waikiki Trolley, visiting the Ala Moana Center, which is the biggest mall in all of Hawaii, covering several million square feet in total. You can buy almost anything imaginable in this mall, from home goods to attire, jewelry, books, gifts, souvenirs, and so much more. The mall is also equipped with many eateries and bars, and the Pink Line tour from Waikiki Trolley also calls at other shopping areas like the Royal Hawaiian Center and DFS Galleria. This tour starts at 8.50 am and runs every 10 minutes, taking just 20-25 minutes to get to the Ala Moana Center from T Galleria.
- Blue Line - Panoramic Coastline
The Blue Line is the one to take if you'd like to see the beautiful landscapes and ocean views that Hawaii is famous for. This tour runs along some of the prettiest part of O'ahu's coastline, blowing passengers away with awe-inspiring views in every direction. Cliffs and lush vegetation will be on one side of you, with sparkling turquoise waters on the other. You might even spot some whales or dolphins along the way! This is one of the longest tours from Waikiki Trolley, running for two and a half hours in total. The first tour leaves from T Galleria at 8.42 in the morning, and two more tours leave each day at 11 am and 1.30 pm.
- Green Line - Diamond Head
Last but not least, we come to the Green Line, also known as the Scenic Diamond Head Line. This is a sightseeing tour from Waikiki Trolley that will hold a lot of appeal for tourists in the area. It takes in the beauty and magic of Diamond Head, the most famous landmark in all of Hawai, as well as visiting several super family attractions along the way like the Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki Aquarium. Whether you're looking for a scenic hike or some animal encounters, this is a great line to choose and the first tour leaves from T Galleria at 7.35 am, with additional trolleys leaving every 35 minutes after that. The full tour takes just over an hour.