NORTH SHORE TOUR OPERATES: Daily
DEPARTURE: 11:30 AM | RETURN: 6:30 PM
Travel with the island’s premier eco-tour company on an exciting journey of discovery to the famous North Shore of Oahu. Driving over the Ko’olau Mountains to the windward side, our first stop is the fabled Valley of the Temples where we visit the picturesque Byodo-in Temple located at the base of stunning 2,000 foot lush green cliffs. The temple grounds are home to wild peacocks and hundred of Japanese koi carp including a reflecting pond, meditation niches and small waterfalls.
Continuing North to Kahuku, we visit a shrimp farm and one of the locals’ favorite shrimp trucks, where you will be served a delicious garlic shrimp, fish, or chicken plate and Hawaiian-style shaved ice. After lunch, you can observe endangered wetland birds, and learn about Hawaiian aquaculture.
Our next stop if the world famous Sunset Beach where incredible waves thrill viewers, especially between November and April.
Following the stunning coastline of legendary Waimea Bay we stop at a well-known basking and feeding ground to look for wild Green Sea Turtles.
Traveling South we drive through the colorful and historic village of Haleiwa, well known in North Shore and home to many surfers, artist and craftspeople.
After passing extensive pineapple fields we arrive at our last stop, the historic Dole Plantation. Here, you are able to purchase a souvenir to take home to share with friends and family and always remember of your beautiful journey to the famous North Shore of Oahu.
Lunch Options: Burger and Veggie options are also available.
Age limit: Children must be at least 3 years old and require their own reserved seat on the bus.
Included with this Tour
Entry Fees to visited locations
Professional Guide / Driver narrating your adventure
Round trip transportation throughout Waikiki
Lunch and Shave Ice
Delicious Menu Options
You can make your selections when you are on board the vehicle during your tour. 1 entree, 1 drink, 1 shaved ice or popsicle per guest.
|Entree||Original Cocktail Shrimp, Butter Garlic Shrimp, Lemon Pepper Shrimp, Hot & Spicy Shrimp, Fried Coconut Shrimp, Tempura Shrimp, Deep Fried Cod, Spicy Garlic Shrimp, Salt & Pepper Shrimp, Chicken Katsu, Cheese Burger, or Vegetarian Chow Mein|
|Drinks||Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sprite, Guava Juice, Green Tea, Passion-Fruit Orange, or Water|
|Dessert||Shave Ice Flavors: Vanilla, Pineapple, Strawberry (Choose up to 3 flavors)|
Popsicle Flavors: Coconut, Mango, Red Bean, Ube (Sweet Potato)
|Dole Whip||Available for an additional cost|
What to Bring: Please remember to bring bottled water.
Age limit: Children must be at least 3 years old and require their own reserved seat on the bus. All persons between 3 and 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over age 21.
Grace Periods: Please allow a 15 minute grace period after your designated pick up time as there are other pick up locations. Due to the length of this circle island tour and the area covered please make sure you allow for a comfortable return time to Waikiki. Drop-offs might be a half an hour later than scheduled, due to traffic delays or other unforeseeable circumstances.
Centralized Pick Up Locations: We assign transportation from one of our centralized pick up locations throughout Waikiki including Ala Moana Hotel, Ilikai, Hale Koa, Army Museum Bus Stop, Ambassador, Hyatt Regency, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa and Lotus.
Vehicle: Your vehicle will be white with “Oahu Nature Tours” in green letters with a logo of a red bird on the side.
For parties of 1-6 guests: a minimum of 24 hour notice is required prior to departure time for changing, rescheduling or cancelling your activity. Tours cancelled or rescheduled within the last 24 hours are non-refundable.
For parties of 7 or more guests: a minimum of one week notice is required prior to departure time for changing, rescheduling or cancelling your activity. Tours cancelled or rescheduled within one week prior to departure time are non-refundable.