What’s included: Magical Experiences, All for the Price of Aulani Resort Accommodations

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There are many inclusive vacation elements available to guests at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa.  All from the comfort of the spectacular Resort, and with no additional charge, the activities below are included in the Aulani nightly rate.


Aulani, Aloha Fun With Disney Characters — Go fish! During this fishing experience co-hosted by a Disney Character, young guests learn about aquatic life as they try to reel in magnetized play fish—and maybe win a special prize.

Aulani Pool Parties — In Waikolohe Valley, young guests meet some Disney Characters as they learn surf lingo, surf fashion and wave-riding techniques. Includes games, activities, dancing and more!

Aulani Starlit Hui — Uncle hosts this evening celebration by the beach that features traditional and modern entertainment, including hula performers, lively music, Disney Characters and more.

Aunty’s Beach House– This interactive kids club offers a variety of complimentary activities—with childcare included—for ages 3 to 12. You’ll also find programs for parents and their toddlers.

Mo’olelo Storytelling — Guests of all ages gather ’round a traditional fire pit for a night of enchanting tales—with puppetry, props and magical effects—led by Uncle, a master storyteller and the Resort’s Hawaiian elder.

Ohana Disney Movie Nights — Take a seat on the Aulani Events Lawn and watch family-friendly Disney movies under the stars. For extra amusement, come early and enjoy pre-movie games, activities and trivia competitions.

Family Activities

Aunty’s Once Upon an Island — Aunty shares Island legends and stories during this 90-minute program at Aunty’s Beach House. Kids can participate in the storytelling process—and learn a hula at the end.

Disney Family Fun Animation — Watch a brief documentary for glimpse into Disney history. Then, paint an animation cell while watching two classic Disney cartoons that will have the whole family laughing.

Disney Junior Aloha! — Toddlers and their parents can start the day at Aunty’s Beach House with dancing, crafts and cartoons. This program is complimentary for—and exclusive to—Aulani guests.

Eruption Disruption Volcanic Science — During hands-on science experiments with The Professor from the Disney film Lilo & Stitch, guests ages 3 to 12 learn about island formation and more. Located at Aunty’s Beach House.

Island Beach Challenge — At the beach, teenage guests team up to compete in a series of physical challenges and fun games. It’s a great way for younger Guests to meet new friends at Aulani.

Island Treasure Photo Hunt — Teens love this interactive photo hunt around Aulani! Later, guests exchange their documentation for a key that could unlock a treasure chest of prizes.

Kii One (Sand Sculpting) — At the beach, teenage guests learn basic sand-sculpting techniques. After a little training, they face off in competition to determine the best sand sculptor!

The Kings and Queens of Comedy — Kids join local comedian Johnny Coconut for comedic coaching. After his silly sessions, guests can take to the stage and star in their own comedy show.

Menehune Adventure Trail — On this high-tech scavenger hunt, explore Aulani to solve riddles, search for statues and discover surprises left by the Menehune—mischievous little people with magical powers.

Menehune Musical Mix-Up — Using clues, guests ages 3 to 12 team up for a scavenger hunt at Aunty’s Beach House. They’ll find musical instruments—and then learn to play them.

Stitch’s Space Goo — Stitch and The Professor have a variety of experiments that will wow kids ages 3 to 12—and they’ll even make the Professor’s secret Space Goo.

Uncle’s Kahakai Canoe Racing for ‘Ohana — The Hawaiian outriggers were marvels of their time, known for their beautiful and speedy craftsmanship. During this fun beach offering, Uncle shares his knowledge of canoes, and then guests and their ‘ohana build smaller canoes to race.

Cultural Activities

Aloha, Welcome to Aulani — Uncle shares the legend of the Compass Rose and uses Aulani to explain Hawaiian navigation. Then, enjoy an informative Q&A session and a visit from a Disney Character.

Hawaiian Craft Lessons — A local expert teaches you traditional Hawaiian craft techniques. This is a great way to immerse yourself in local culture—and create a special souvenir.

Keiki Hula — Kids are invited to come to Aunty’s Beach House and learn about the famous Hawaiian tradition of hula—and master a few fun moves, like an ami hip roll.

Maka Ika I, the Art of Aulani — Go on a guided walking tour showcasing the art of Aulani. Along the way, learn about Hawaiian culture—and how it inspired the team of Disney Imagineers who designed this Resort.

Maka Ika I, the Nature and Wildlife of Aulani — On this guided walking tour, learn about the landscaping, nature and beauty of Aulani—and see what inspired the Disney Imagineers who designed this Resort.

Ohana Hula — Delve deeper into Hawaiian culture with a free hula lesson for the entire ‘ohana. Explore this famous tradition as you master a few fun moves, like an ami hip roll.

Ukelele Lessons — A local expert teaches you about the ukulele, a guitar-like Hawaiian instrument. Learn to strum a few notes during this harmonious Island activity.

Aulani Pools and Amenities

Beach — Recreation abounds at the beach! Stroll the soft sands, make a splash in the Pacific Ocean or unwind in a beach chair (chairs are complimentary to Aulani Guests).

Fitness Center — Our fully-equipped health club features cardio and strength training equipment, a Kinesis machine, free weights, a stretching area and more.

Menehune Bridge — Located at Waikolohe Valley, this interactive area is designed for younger Guests and features 3 slides, a play structure and more!

Waikolohe Stream — Enjoy 2 tubing adventures from atop Pu’u Kilo at Waikolohe Valley: rapids that twist through caverns and a lazy river that glides gently along the Hawaiian landscape.

Waikolohe Pool — This 8,200-square-foot, zero-entry pool offers refreshing fun for all ages. Enjoy splashtacular slides and pool parties with some Disney Characters.

 Ka Maka Pool – This beautiful new infinity-edge pool features a whirlpool and a themed grotto.

Wailana Pool — Separated from the lively main pool, this adult-exclusive pool area is a relaxing retreat.

Whirlpool Spas – Enjoy Aulani’s variety of whirlpool spas for complete relaxation—and some offer beautiful sunset views.


About Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa
Aulani opened in August of 2011 and sits on 21 acres of beautiful oceanfront in Ko Olina, adjacent to a nine-acre, crystal-blue lagoon and white-sand beach. Ko Olina is 17 miles from Honolulu International Airport and approximately 30 minutes from Waikiki.

Uniquely designed for families and inspired by the wonders and traditions of Hawaii, Aulani is a family paradise with a touch of magic. Aulani offers kids, adults and families Hawaiian vacation experiences with a special magic that only Disney can create. Delightful rooms and spacious villas, a perfect location on a beautiful beachfront lagoon, and renowned Disney service and enchanting entertainment let dreamers of every age savor their time together on Hawaii as never before.

For Aulani reservations, guests may visit www.disneyaulani.com or call (866) 44-DISNEY