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Honolulu Food Tours Highlights
- 1.5 to 4 hours duration depending on the tour
- All tours begin at 9:00 am
- Monday through Friday, exact days of the week vary depending on the tour, see details below
- Free pick up and drop off from your lodging for the food tours
- Experience the Honolulu food scene like never before with the two food tours
- Enjoy a completely free walking tour guided by a local to learn about some of the rich history of the area
- Children are welcome!
Honolulu Food Tours Details
Each tour offers something a little bit different. On each of the food tours, the ticket price includes all food, (non-alcoholic) drinks, and transportation from Honolulu accommodations! Please note the food tours are not recommended for vegetarians as they are very fish and meat-dominant, but the walking tour is still a great option!
Off the Beaten Path Food Tour
This is a walking tour that takes you beyond the tourist favorites to try unique cuisines that makeup Hawaii’s food scene.
This 3-hour tour runs Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Pickup and drop off from your Honolulu accommodations are included. The tour will include half a mile of walking around Honolulu’s Chinatown
Come hungry and enjoy 6-8 stops for 13-16 incredible tastings
The Mouthwatering Highlights
Look forward to manapuas (pork pastries made with sweet bread), sashimi & tako (Japanese raw fish & octopus), Vietnamese cured pork snack and pandan cake, Filipino adobo & lumpia, locally grown tropical fruits such as dragon eye & lychee, Chinese dim sum & roast meats, Hawaiian Poke, and more!
Da Local’s Food Tour
This is a driving tour that lets you see more of Honolulu than you’re able to get with the Off the Beaten Path Tour.
This 4-hour tour runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Pickup and drop off from your Honolulu accommodations are included. Driving tour around Honolulu
Come hungry and enjoy 4-5 stops for 9-12 incredible tastings
The Mouthwatering Highlights
Look forward to different types of Poke, Ahi, Tako (octopus), O’io (raw bonefish paste mixed with limu (seaweed)), local fern, and Ake (raw cow liver poke), garlic shrimp, shave ice, and pastries.
Free Historical Walking Tour
This is the only free tour in Hawaii created and operated by locals!
This 1.5-hour tour runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am-10:30 pm
Meet at the King Kamehameha Statue in Honolulu (click here for directions). No pickup/drop off available.
Learn some of Hawaii’s history from its locals for free! Highlights include the King Kamehameha Statue, Iolani Palace, the State Library, Kawaiahao Church, the State Capital, and King Lunalilo’s Crypt.
Honolulu Food Tours FAQ
What should I bring?
For the food tours, bring your appetite! For all of the tours wear comfortable shoes and clothes, and don’t forget your sunscreen!
What is the cancellation policy?
For the paid food tours: to receive a full refund, travelers may cancel or change dates up to 24 hours before the experience start date in the local timezone. No refunds will be given after that time period.
For the free walking tour: If you would like to cancel your booking, please send an email to [email protected] as soon as you’ve decided in case your party is the only one to have booked.
About Hawaii Free Tours
Hawaii Free Tours was created and continues to be operated by locals to help visitors experience Hawaii differently. They established the only truly free guided tour as a way to share the spirit of aloha with anyone who wants to learn.
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