Best Oahu Locations for Photo Shoots for Wedding, Family Photos, and Anniversary


Best Photo Spots in Waikiki Area

If you are looking for the best photo spots around the Waikiki area, then Ala Moana is one of the photo locations.



Ala Moana Beach Park

Ala Moana is located right next to Waikiki main area, so it is a highly efficient location for wedding pictures or family pictures where you can have both the blue and greenish background in a short time! If you want to save your time, but still want to have a scenic picture with a great view of Hawaii, this is a time-saving spot! Ala Moana Beach Park is also one of the best places to watch the sunset near Waikiki.


Magic Island - One of the Top Waikiki Wedding Location

Magic Island is a manmade peninsula and at the east end of Ala Moana Beach Park. It features large seawalls and a shallow lagoon. You can see Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head, which are two iconic views of Oahu in the background!


The park has lots of different looks, so you can have shots that have backgrounds with direct sunset views, a calm sandy beach, rock promenades, Diamond Head views, and Waikiki views in one site. In the lawn area of the park, there are many shades created by monkeypod trees, so even babies and elders can easily take a break while the photoshoot.


The best benefit of these locations; Ala Moana Beach Park and Magic Island are very close to Waikiki Hotel areas. You can take a taxi for 5 to 10 mins or even walk from some hotels.


  • Parking lots in the park.

  • Multiple bathrooms in the park.

  • Close to the Ala Moana Shop