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From Waikiki: Best of Oahu Photography Tour with Pickup

From Waikiki: Best of Oahu Photography Tour with Pickup

Take beautiful photographs of Hawaii on a photo tour from Waikiki. Capture the stunning colors of the island with the help of a professional photographer guide. Bring any camera you like on our tour and see the best of Hawaii on a photography tour. Visit scenic locations to see the amazing blue waters of the ocean and the skies of the east coast. Go to picturesque locations, such as the fantastic Makapu'u Beach lookout and the Halona Blowhole formed by molten lava tubes from volcanic eruptions that happened thousands of years ago. Admire Waimanalo Beach and the Ko’olau Mountains, and capture the stunning views from the Nuʻuanu Pali Lookout. Make a stop at Waimanalo for lunch. It's a great tour for anyone who wants to see beautiful locations and spend some time capturing them on their cameras as ever-lasting souvenirs. It's also ideal for cruise ship passengers who want something different to do while in port. Tour leisurely to enhance your Hawaii experience and enjoy short walks through the dramatic landscape. Stops will be made at: • Tantalus lookout • Pali lookout (admission included) • Ko’olau Mountains • Waimanalo Bay • Ono Steaks & Shrimp Shack (not catered)  • Makapu’u Beach lookout • Sandy's Beach Lookout • The Blow Hole • Hawaii Kai • Leonards Malasada (our treat)

Honolulu: Oahu Island Full-Day Guided Tour by Bus with Lunch

Honolulu: Oahu Island Full-Day Guided Tour by Bus with Lunch

Uncover Oahu’s majestic grandeur on a full-day day trip. Ride in a spacious and air-conditioned bus and be captivated by the unique beauty and the dramatic history that is found behind every corner. Take an unforgettable journey through the history of the island. Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation. History comes alive before your eyes as you weave your way 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 7 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 and island traditions.  Follow your guide through the botanical gardens of this vast and tranquil setting. Learn how deeply embedded tradition is in today’s Hawaiian culture. Stop at the historic Dole Plantation surrounded by rows of pineapples and fields of sugarcane. Hear about how this plant became a symbol of Hawaii before returning to your accommodation. 

Honolulu: Oahu Island Highlights Tour with Multiple Stops

Honolulu: Oahu Island Highlights Tour with Multiple Stops

Spend the day exploring Oahu’s most scenic sights, unique culture, and rich history. Travel from Diamond Head Crater along the southern coast to the famous surfing beaches of the North Shore. Get a complete overview of all the scenic points from your tour driver. An experienced tour driver will provide a complete overview of all the scenic points that the “Heart of Hawai‘i” has to offer. Some of the featured sites include: (*Denotes a stop) • Diamond Head Hawai‘i’s most recognized landmark. • Exclusive Kahala Estates Hawai‘i’s Gold Coast. • Hanauma Bay Lookout* Formed within a volcanic cone, this marine ecosystem offers spectacular views (Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays) • Halona Blowhole Lookout* Where a volcanic lava tube propels water up to the sky. • Waimānalo Town Known for its local flavor and numerous plant nurseries. • Nu‘uanu Pali Lookout* With panoramic views of the coast line to the sheer mountains veiled by the clouds. • Chinaman’s Hat The basalt islet in Kaneohe Bay is shaped curiously like a hat. According to Hawaiian mythology, the island is formed from the remains of a giant lizard or dragon’s tail tossed to the ocean. • Kualoa Ranch* Daily lunch stop (subject to change) at Kualoa Ranch Private Nature Reserve on 4,000 acres, it is one of the most sacred places on the island with their goal to protect the natural beauty of the lands. • La‘ie Hawai‘i Mormon Temple Contains breathtaking lush tropical gardens of Hawaiian foliage and flowers, cascading water features and more. • North Shore Surfing Beaches The surfing mecca that attracts surfers from around the world for the massive winter waves and Hollywood for the 7 miles of picturesque beaches. • Dole Plantation* Visit Hawai‘i’s Pineapple Experience, see pineapple varieties and try the delicious Dole Whip.

Oahu: Full-Day Island Highlights Tour with Transfer

Oahu: Full-Day Island Highlights Tour with Transfer

This popular circle island tour takes you on a scenic excursion around the beautiful island of Oahu. Enjoy a relaxing drive along the slopes of Diamond Head and see of some of Oahu’s most impressive homes in the Kahala area. Get ready to capture the view of windward Oahu from the scenic (and blustery) Nu’uanu Pali Lookout. The tour continues along the coastline past the famous Hanauma Bay, Halona Blowhole, Sandy Beach, and Makapu’u Point. At Waimea Valley swim in a waterfall-fed pool (weather permitting). Visit Byodo-In Temple at the Valley of the Temples on the windward side, set against the majestic Ko’olau Mountains. Take a moment to reflect and take in the beautiful temple grounds, including traditional Japanese gardens and koi ponds. See the world-famous North Shore beaches of Sunset, Banzai Pipeline, and Waimea Bay, home to big wave surfing and surf competitions like the Vans Triple Crown of Surf. Take in the local vibe at quaint Haleiwa Town with time for shopping at boutiques and surf shops and grab a shave ice from famous Matsumotos. Enjoy a brief stop at Dole Plantation to peruse the information displays and presentations, as well as browse for gifts at the country store. This is sure to be an unforgettable experience on Oahu. You'll be returned to your hotel after a full and unforgettable day.

Honolulu: Oahu Sights and Bites Island Tour

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 local favorite Poi donut from Kamehameha Bakery. Continue along the coast to the famous Halona Point blowhole, and keep an eye out for humpback whales and green sea turtles. Visit the famous Halona 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. Stop for an included lunch at the famous North Shore Shrimp Trucks! Head to Haleiwa town, where you can go shopping, and try delicious ice cream and other bites. End your tour with a taste of Dole Whip, a dairy-free pineapple dessert, at the Dole Pineapple Plantation.

Oahu: Self-Guided Audio Driving Tours - Full Island

Oahu: Self-Guided Audio Driving Tours - Full Island

Don’t miss a thing as your favorite audio tour narrator guides you across Oahu to not-to-be-missed viewpoints, with fascinating stories, tips and directions, along the way. Follow the suggested itineraries, or divide the commentary and create your own half, full or multi day sightseeing trips. Want to explore Hawaii, beyond Waikiki? Then it’s definitely worth taking a full day from sunbathing, renting a car, and driving to tour around Oahu. Major Highlights: Byodo-In Temple* Diamond Head Dole Plantation* Hale'iwa Hanauma Bay Kailua & Lanikai Ko Olina Laie Sea Arch National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific North Shore, Sunset Beach & Banzai Pipeline Pearl Harbor* Punchbowl Crater Shrimp Trucks* The Pali Lookout Includes: Island Circle If you want to have an amazing day and see everything, then all you have to do is start early and spend a full day of sunshine driving all the way around the island. Whichever direction you choose to go around, you will hear all of the commentary and visit all the best locations. Explore Oahu's Beaches and Volcanoes If you have more than one day and you like to do the activities as well as enjoying sightseeing, this is a great route to follow that can be completed in as little as half a day - but you can easily fill a full day too. This route starts by driving from Waikiki to Diamond Head (reservations now required). It then explores the south eastern corner of the island, places like Hanauma Bay (reservations now required), Halona Blowhole and Kailua before you have the option to cut back across the island to Waikiki, via the Pali Lookout. Head to the North Shore Many visitors are excited to start their journey by heading to Oahu's most famous surfing beaches and the eclectic town of Haleiwa first and then following around the windward side of the island (clockwise). Again, you can fill a day of touring by stopping at all the suggested attractions including the Polynesian Cultural Center. Instead of going all the way around the island, you can also cut across the island back to Waikiki as a shortcut at the Pali if you don't have time to complete the full circle in daylight. Visit Pearl Harbor It's recommended to dedicate at least a half day as its own day trip from Waikiki for the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center if you want to pay your respects and explore this still active naval base.

Oahu: Path to Pali 30-Minute Doors On or Off Helicopter Tour

Oahu: Path to Pali 30-Minute Doors On or Off Helicopter Tour

Take in the beautiful island of Oahu from thrilling heights on this 30-minute helicopter tour. Select between private or shared tour options. Your tour begins on the island's South Shore where you can see the Waikiki skyline and beaches from a new perspective. After taking in the iconic Diamond Head, approach the magnificent Hanauma Bay and its glorious waters and cliffs. Makapu’u Point and its lighthouse will appear before you as you head down the Windward Coast, one of the world’s most scenic coastlines. Admire the island's crystal-clear waters and white sandy beaches before you turn inland for a jaw-dropping glimpse of Mt. Olomana. Next, see the Nu’uanu Pali cliffs, carved from the volcanic fires of the island, now lined with lush rainforest. Last, but most certainly not least, come home to the famous Pearl Harbor, home to the USS Arizona Memorial.

From Honolulu: Epic Island Tour

From Honolulu: Epic Island Tour

"Oahu's Ultimate Adventure Tour: From Volcanic Peaks to Coastal Wonders" Embark on the journey of a lifetime with our exclusive Oahu Adventure Tour, meticulously crafted to showcase the island's diverse beauty and cultural treasures. From the iconic Diamond Head to the tranquil Byodo-In Temple, every stop is a chapter in Oahu's story waiting to be explored. Admire the volcanic peak for breathtaking views, setting the stage for an epic day of discovery.. Witness the awe-inspiring power of nature as the Halona Blowhole erupts, creating a mesmerizing ocean spectacle against the rugged lava coastline. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Makapuu Point, where sweeping views and potential whale sightings create moments of pure wonder. Step into serenity at the Byodo-In Temple, surrounded by lush mountains, embodying the tranquility of a traditional Japanese haven Savor the flavors of Hawaii at Tropical Farms, sampling local coffee, macadamia nuts, and other delectable island treats. Capture the magic of Kualoa Valley's cinematic landscapes and pose with the iconic Chinaman's Hat for the perfect postcard-worthy memory Indulge your taste buds with a renowned North Shore shrimp lunch at a local Hawaiian restaurant (cash-only, lunch not included). Conclude your adventure at the Dole Pineapple Plantation, where you'll explore the world of pineapple cultivation and relish pineapple-inspired delights. This all-encompassing tour promises an immersive fusion of natural wonders, cultural richness, and culinary delights. Book now to experience Oahu in its fullest, leaving you with memories to last a lifetime.

Oahu: Honolulu Sunrise Photos Tour with Malasadas

Oahu: Honolulu Sunrise Photos Tour with Malasadas

The Golden Sunrise Tour is something that you can't miss! When the sun breaks over the horizon on O'ahu and lights up the sky with its brilliance, there's nothing to compare with its majesty. Wake up your senses with the dramatic feel of this spectacular dawn of the day. There are many different spots to choose from, but this tour ensures you will experience the best ones. After the sunrise, you'll explore the area for more great photos with beautiful lookouts, and secluded beaches you will also enjoy a well-earned Malasada from Leonards bakery (not included in the price). This tour is 3 hours long.  

Oahu: Beauty and the Feast Circle Island Experience

Oahu: Beauty and the Feast Circle Island Experience

Light, local breakfast with a bottle of water: Leonard’s Malasadas served at iconic Halona Blowhole Lookout – 15-minute stop. One of Oahu’s natural wonders •Halona Blowhole Lookout – 10-minute stop. One of Oahu’s natural wonders. •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 · Stop at and enjoy the delicacies of a local fruit stand ! · Waimea Valley beautiful and lush, swimming optional · Byodo-In Temple-set back against the Koolau Mountains, this is a replicia of a 900+ year old temple in Japan! •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, home of the original “Dole Whip.”

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4.6
(955 reviews)

Amazing tour! Andrew and Alexsei really made the day special. They’re both very knowledgeable and great photographers. It was a small group as promised, with seven people in total. We got an intimate look at parts of the island we wouldn’t have gone without this tour. We really enjoyed the lookouts and the Botanical Gardens. We really recommend it.

Kristen did a great job of making the hike entertaining and manageable. we even managed to find a chameleon amongst the trees along the way! Great experience with great views!

Enjoyed the day Hum made the trip enjoyable and very humorous. Learnt a lot. Well worth the money. Thank you for a great day. Full recommended.

Big Tony was the best lunch was great and I really enjoyed the stories along the way to each stop of the tour

Great day out, ashamed the weather wasn’t the best. Our tour Guide was excellent.