This 1,800-foot-long Waikiki beach is situated directly in front of the 20-acre Fort DeRussy Military Reservation which provides a recreational area for U.S. military personnel and families. Two huts along the beach here rent water sports equipment.
Swimming, sunbathing, surfing, and people watching.
The grassy and shady areas along the beach at Fort DeRussy provide a great place to relax and enjoy the wonders of Waikiki.
Need to Know
Fort DeRussy Beach was founded in 1908 and named after Brigadier General Rene E. DeRussy who served in the American-British War of 1812.
A lifeguard tower is located at Central Waikiki Beach near the Waikiki Police substation.
Restrooms, showers, and food concessions are located at numerous spots along the beach on Kalakaua Avenue. Fort DeRussy Beach also has picnic shelters, shade trees, a grassy area, and a water sports equipment concession.
Along Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki.