North Shore, Oahu
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  • Beauty and the Feast: a Circle Island Experience

    1. Beauty and the Feast: a Circle Island Experience

    •Light, local breakfast with a bottle of water: Leonard’s Malasadas served at Hanauma Bay Lookout –A 15-minute stop. •Halona Blowhole Lookout – 10-minute stop. One of Oahu’s natural wonders. •Nu’uanu Pali Lookout – 10-minute stop. Breathtaking ocean & mountains views •Tropical Macadamia Nut Farm •Lunch at a North Shore Shrimp truck. Choose from any of their signature entrees: butter garlic shrimp / spicy garlic lemon shrimp / & coconut shrimp. Non-shrimp and vegetarian options available. LUNCH INCLUDED •Kahuku Fruit Stand – Known for its fried local banana! Try their locally grown exotic fruits! •Visit historic Haleiwa Town: famous for surfing shopping and shave ice! Stroll the town and take in the North Shore ambiance and flavors- ask your guide his or her recommendations! •A stop at famous Matsumoto Shave ice- purchase optional •Dole Pineapple Plantation – A 30-minute stop, hom...

    I loved this tour ! Our guide was very knowledgeable and funny, experienced great food and a spectacular sites. Our group of seven all enjoyed!

  • Oahu: Majestic Full-Day Circle Island Tour

    2. Oahu: Majestic Full-Day Circle Island Tour

    Experience this majestic island tour. Join an adventure and discover all of Oahu’s majestic grandeur. Be captivated by the unique beauty and the dramatic history found at every turn. The morning sun slowly warms the sandy beaches of Waikiki as your guide takes you on a journey through the history of the island. History comes alive before your eyes as you weave up the Koʻolau Mountains to the Nuʻuanu Pali Lookout where King Kamehameha I battled to unite the Hawaiian Islands. Shortly after, gaze at the beautiful Byodo-In Temple, a replica of the Byodo-in Temple in Japan, built to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants in Hawaii. Cruise along seven miles of world-famous surfing beaches on Oahu’s north shore and sample the local flavors along the way. Waimea Valley and its waterfalls await you, discover this beautiful place steeped with history, spirituality ...

    Tour was good, a lot of visited places around the island. Tour guide with experience of island history. Lunch area not in compliance with Covid requirements.

  • Oahu: North Shore Zip Line Adventure with Farm Tour

    3. Oahu: North Shore Zip Line Adventure with Farm Tour

    Take an ATV to the top of the mountain to start 410 feet (125 meters) above sea level. Enjoy constant panoramic views overlooking the North Shore’s famous beaches, lush mountains, and picturesque farms.

    Pass by farms, go through the jungle, and up the mountainside, seeing all the different inland landscapes Hawaii has to offer. Experience 8 side-by-side zipline runs on some of Oahu's longest, highest, and extra-quiet zip lines that range from 500 to 2,400 feet (150-730 meters).

    Along the tour, encounter rappels, sky bridges, scenic boardwalks, and a couple of surprises for some fun activities that challenge you in a safe and controlled way.

    Explore Keana Farms, a working farm that produces over a million pounds of produce each year. See papaya, apple bananas, taro, eggplant, cherry tomatoes, and mor...

    One of our favorite activities that we did in Hawaii. The staffs were friendly and funny making the time fun. I felt comfortable and safe. We would do it again when we come back again. 100% worth the money.

  • Honolulu: Oahu Sights and Bites Island Tour

    4. Honolulu: Oahu Sights and Bites Island Tour

    Discover the delicious cuisine and natural beauty of Oahu on a guided tour from Honolulu. Soak up the views and experience local flavors on a foodie sightseeing tour.

    Start your tour with pickup at selected hotels. Enjoy a scenic drive to the Diamond Head Lookout. Admire panoramic views and taste a fresh malasada (Portuguese donut) from Leonard’s Bakery.

    Continue along the coast to Hanauma Bay Viewpoint, to see the pristine white sands and clear blue waters of this protected cove. Visit the famous Halona Point blowhole, and keep an eye out for humpback whales and green sea turtles.

    Drive into the Koolau Mountains and take in breathtaking views from the Pali Lookout, the site of a fierce battle in 1795. Head to the Tropical Macadamia Nut Farm, to sample coffee, chocolate, and macadamia nuts.

    This is a great tour to see the island and get nice treats. There are amazing views along the way. In addition, there are tasty bites: dole ice cream, Fumi’s shrimp, shaved ice, different flavors of mac nuts and coffee.

  • Waikiki: Oahu 120-Mile Full-Day Circle Island Tour

    5. Waikiki: Oahu 120-Mile Full-Day Circle Island Tour

    The popular Circle Island tour takes you on a scenic 120-mile trip around the beautiful island of Oahu. Enjoy a scenic drive along the slopes of Diamond Head and catch a view of some of Oahu’s most impressive homes in the Kahala area. The tour continues along the coastline to the famous Halona Blowhole, Sandy Beach, and Makapu’u Point. Get out that camera to capture the view of Windward Oahu from the scenic Nu’uanu Pali Lookout (subject to availability). Take a tram ride at Waimea Valley and swim in a waterfall-fed pool (weather permitting). Visit the Byodo-In Temple in the Valley of the Temples in Kaneohe, set against the majestic Ko’olau Mountains (admission included). Take a moment to meditate and take in the beautiful temple grounds, including traditional Japanese gardens and a koi pond. See the world famous North Shore beaches of Sunset, Banzai Pipeline, and Waimea Bay, home to ...

    We had a smaller sized tour bus (due to COVID) which is actually preferable as it allowed us to have more conversations as a smaller group and made the experience more enjoyable. Our guide Kimo was very engaging, inviting questions, making jokes, and knew a lot about Hawaii.

  • Oahu: Waimea Waterfall & Circle Island Adventure Tour

    6. Oahu: Waimea Waterfall & Circle Island Adventure Tour

    Join an exciting circle island excursion that will satisfy your senses and provide exceptional photo opportunities. Drive past Amelia Earhart Lookout Point on your way to the famous Halona Blowhole. Visit the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, and admire views of Chinaman’s Hat and Malaekahana Bay. Continue to one of the North Shore’s most famous shrimp stands, where you’ll be served your choice of 9 different sautéed shrimp plates, or other options. Drive through the town of Haleiwa and visit Sunset Beach before reaching Waimea Valley. This enchanting location, also known as the "Valley of the Priests," has been a sacred place for more than 700 years of Hawaiian history. Stop at the Arboretum and admire a scenic waterfall, before heading to the Dole Pineapple Plantation. Throughout your journey your nature guide will provide a fascinating narration about Hawaii’s bird and plant spe...

    Trey and Rey were AWESOME. My family had the whole bus to ourselves and there were 12 of us in the tour. My family had a great time !!!!! Wet knowledgeable and tried to showed us the highlights of the island within the allotted time. Recommend the tour HIGHLY, very HIGHLY.

  • Waikiki: North Shore & Hanauma Bay East End Sightseeing Tour

    7. Waikiki: North Shore & Hanauma Bay East End Sightseeing Tour

    This tour is a fun, relaxing and affordable way to enjoy the best of Oahu. Begin your trek to the North Shore to see the famous Banzai Pipeline where pro-surfers spend their day riding the waves. Then head to Waimea Bay Beach Park and Waimea Falls (optional) to hike and see some gorgeous waterfalls.  For lunch, you will be served some of the best shrimp on the island. Grab a local plate lunch, relax, and enjoy yourself. The next step includes the Dole Plantation for a serving of tasty pineapple ice cream. To end the day, cruise south on the H3 Highway a.k.a. Jurassic Highway where you will enjoy some of the most beautiful landscapes on the planet. Along the highway, you will see where great Hollywood productions such as Jurassic Park and Lost were filmed. · Waimea Valley Botanical Garden & Waterfall Hike is not available on Mondays · Waimea Valley Botanical Garden & Waterfall Hike is ...

    literally the best tour i've ever been on. so smooth, so prompt and so on time! our guide jimbo was very passionate about his job and we could definitely tell! loved his local insight about the island. love the little gems that he shared with us! he was very accommodating and made sure everyone made it back safe on the tour. 100% worth the money and so incredibly happy with this tour. would do it all over again!

  • Private North Shore Oahu: Swim in a Tropical Waterfall

    8. Private North Shore Oahu: Swim in a Tropical Waterfall

    Discover the magic of North Shore Oahu. You'll walk one mile in a tropical rainforest on a paved road Waimea Valley Falls. Optional: Time for you to swim in the pool of the 50ft waterfall. Afterwards you'll see the infamous North Shore beaches where in the winter legendary surfers ride the crazy big waves. During the summer the blue waters are calm and inviting for swimming or snorkeling. Next you'll seek out the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles that may be basking on the beach. You'll be taken to Haleiwa Town for the must-have famous Hawaiian Shave Ice before returning to Waikiki.

  • Oahu: 10-Hour Sunrise & Scenic View Points Photo Tour

    9. Oahu: 10-Hour Sunrise & Scenic View Points Photo Tour

    Photograph the dramatic landscapes of Oahu on an amazing full-day tour that starts with a beautiful sunrise on the Windward coast. Visit some of the island's scenic lookout points, and capture majestic mountains, sandbars, country fruit stands and giant banyan trees on your camera. Much of the focus will be on the weather and lighting of each day to make sure you get the best photos possible. Travel all the way up the Windward coast to the North Shore where, depending on the time of year, you'll witness the famous Banzai Pipeline and daredevil surfers who test the power of the waves.  Alternatively, go in search of honu, the green sea turtle native to Hawaii, and marvel as they pose for photographs whilst they bask in the sun on the white sand beaches.

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What people are saying about North Shore, Oahu

We had a smaller sized tour bus (due to COVID) which is actually preferable as it allowed us to have more conversations as a smaller group and made the experience more enjoyable. Our guide Kimo was very engaging, inviting questions, making jokes, and knew a lot about Hawaii.

One of our favorite activities that we did in Hawaii. The staffs were friendly and funny making the time fun. I felt comfortable and safe. We would do it again when we come back again. 100% worth the money.

I loved this tour ! Our guide was very knowledgeable and funny, experienced great food and a spectacular sites. Our group of seven all enjoyed!

Our guide was informative and humorous. We enjoyed the trip very much.

I enjoyed learning about the island and seeing the sights.