Guided tour

Oahu: Majestic Full-Day Circle Island Tour

Oahu: Majestic Full-Day Circle Island Tour

From US$ 132.46 per person

Come and experience the top sightseeing tour on Oahu. This tour features Oahu's natural wonders, cultural sites, surfing spots and best shopping experiences.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Hotel pick up areas are located in Waikiki, Kahala, Ala Moana and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. Pick-ups from hotels in Ko Olina are not possible.
Wheelchair accessible


7 hours
  • Oahu

  • Nuuanu Pali Lookout (view)

  • Byodo-In Temple (sightseeing)

  • North Shore, Oahu (sightseeing)

  • Waimea Valley (sightseeing, hiking, guided tour, swimming)

  • Dole Plantation (sightseeing, shopping)

  • Oahu

Pickup included
Main stop
  • Take a dip at Waimea Valley
  • Visit Nu'uanu Pali Lookout
  • See famous north shore surfing beaches
  • Discover Byodo-in Temple
Full description

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 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. Your guide will take you through the botanical gardens of this vast and tranquil setting.

Learn how deeply embedded tradition is in today’s Hawaiian culture. Around the corner is the historic Dole Plantation surrounded by rows of pineapples and fields of sugarcane. Learn from your guide the rich plantation history and describe how this famously sweet plant became a symbol of Hawaii.

  • Pickup and drop-off at your hotel in Waikiki, Kahala and Ala Moana
  • Full-day sightseeing tour
  • Admission to Byodo-In Temple and Waimea Falls
  • Stops at Dole plantation and Nuʻuanu Pali lookout
  • Transportation via air-conditioned minibus
  • Local guided experience
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup from Ko Olina
Not suitable for
  • People with pre-existing medical conditions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Swimwear
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • The tour can be driven either clockwise or counterclockwise depending on traffic
  • The driver may choose the lunch spot at their discretion depending on the timing of the day
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 145 reviews

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It was only so-so, it would have been great if the stops to the macadamia farm and Dole plantation included on-site demonstrations or a tour of the premises. It would have been nice to learn about the process of growing the plants for instance and enjoy sampling fruits/nuts as they’re picked etc. instead, those stops were to gift shops so we could buy souvenirs! My kids were bored out of their minds at that point and we couldn’t wait to get back!

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December 25, 2021

Good way to see a lot, but not enough time at Dole, plus we got there as they were closing, so didn't get to see much. There was too much time at Wiamea and the ti6given for swimming would have been better spent at Dole. We weren't taken to Diamond Head as the add promised. Finally, Colins was the BEST guide of all the trips taken.

July 30, 2021

It was really nice, enjoyed the extra little steps guide made to make it much more memorable. My entire family really enjoyed it. Having the extra waters made a difference and my bags lighter which is awesome. The guide was very informative and energetic very much needed in this line of work. They are well on their way to being top providers in the industry. You can tell they are putting the customers needs and personal experience first. I would highly recommend this tour our guide Reynold and his partner Lawrence are a great team! They go the extra mile to make it that much better.

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July 14, 2021

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