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North Shore and Circle Island Adventure

  • Great for nature lovers—learn about endangered wetland birds and spot green sea turtles
  • Get a feel for Island life in just one day
  • Perfect for familes—small-group tour accommodates 15 people
North Shore and Circle Island Adventure
From US$78.53
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11:30am Departure
Tour departs at 11:30am
From US$78.53
Explore Oahu’s North Shore on this 7-hour, small-group excursion. Admire the views as you drive across the Ko'olau Mountains toward the Valley of the Temples. Enjoy the scenic shores of Kahana Bay, catch sight of Mokuauia Islet, and visit the legendary Waimea Bay for the opportunity to spot green sea turtles. Observe local villages, plantations, and pineapple fields as you journey through the island.
What to Expect
After being picked up in Waikiki, head over the Ko'olau Mountains to the legendary Valley of the Temples, traveling to the base of the cliffs where the Byodo Temple sits. Then, take in the scenery of Kahana Bay, a hotspot for bird enthusiasts and home to unique Hawaiian plant life.

Continue north along the scenic Kahana Bay, where you'll stop at Malaekahana Beach for views across to the Mokuauia Islet. In Kahuku, visit a shrimp farm and learn about the endangered wetland birds. Here you'll enjoy a break for lunch (own expense), before heading to Sunset Beach, a popular location for surfing enthusiasts.

Next, travel to Waimea Bay, a well-known basking and feeding ground for green sea turtles, before stopping in at the historic Haleiwa Village. Absorb the creative atmosphere here as the village is home to artists, craftspeople, and surfers alike. Finally, visit Dole Plantation, a historic pineapple plantation and home to the world's largest maze.

Your tour concludes with drop-off at your original departure point.
Reviews (269)
1 - 5 of 44 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Wanted to see some more of the island

First of all, pray to the Tour Gods that you get Monique as your tour guide for the North Shore and Circle Island Adventure. From the moment she picked us up she kept us informed about everything. We were picked up from our accommodation with...More

Thank Vasi D
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Way to See the Island

If you are crunched for time and want to get a good look at a large part of the island this is the tour for you. You should then plan to go back and spend more time at all these places if you can. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vbrand4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
great way to visit the north shore

I highly recommend this tour as a way to explore the North Shore. Our guide Steve was excellent. He shared with us many interesting facts and insight about Hawaii. Much better way to see the scenery instead of having to focus on driving.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank momfrompr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perfect half day tour

Thank you so much Steve, Me and my girlfriend booked a tour to learn a little more about specifics places and historical stuff here on Oahu. Steve did a perfect job and we are glad we did book this tour. Wish you the best in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank iSkydiveTheWorld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brilliant Driver / Guide

This was the way to see the sights of Oahu, and our driver / guide, Monique, made sure we learned everything about the island. She is a biologist and was able to give us a unique insight into the flora and fauna of the island...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bob C
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17 November 2018|
Response from Vasi D | Reviewed this property |
A baby that young is still in a child safety seat so I'm not sure. Contact the company direct perhaps? Sorry I can't help more.
4 June 2018|
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Response from jovir114 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michael, I don’t think this would be a good tour for seniors because its fast past and they only give you 15-20 per sight and sometimes we had to walk up hills. they used a white van that is a little spacious and its a... More