Leave the hustle and bustle of Honolulu and see the real Hawai'i, the North Shore of Oahu offers a peak into the country side and the untouched wilderness of Hawai'i.This tour is an excellent opportunity for photographers who want to capture wildlife and undisturbed landscapes, North Shore also tends to have its own unique culture a part from the rest of the island.Here you can find Green Sea Turtles resting on pristine beaches, in it's own natural habitat, daring surfers who genuinely live and breathe surf culture clash with ferocious waves in the winter months, breath taking scenery untouched and unhindered and epic Hollywood film locations.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Green World Coffee Farms, Wahiawa, Oahu, HawaiiWe will first start our North Shore journey by visiting Green World Coffee Farm, known for producing rich %100 Hawaiian coffee, this small coffee farm is a great way to kick up energy and start the tour and an excellent opportunity for coffee enthusiasts.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Dole Plantation, Wahiawa, Oahu, HawaiiNext stop we will head over to the famous Dole Pineapple Plantation where you can sample sweet Hawaiian pineapples, don't forget to try the pineapple whips, Dole's famous pineapple flavored ice cream, and check out the worlds largest outdoor maze!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Haleiwa Town Center, Haleiwa, Oahu, HawaiiAfterwards, we will head over to the historical town of Haleiwa, a small country town full of colorful local boutiques and restaurants that represent the laid back island life style, it also has a very big food truck scene offering a variety of different foods, a great experience for foodies who love food trucks! also feel free to grab some delicious "shave ice" from the original Matsumoto's Shave Ice.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Waimea Bay, Haleiwa, Oahu, HawaiiNext we will check out Waimea bay, home of the Eddie Aikau Big Wave Surfing Tournament where gigantic waves can reach up to 30 feet or more in the winter months, in summer time you can catch daring cliff divers jump into the water from steep lava formations.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Waimea Valley, Haleiwa, Oahu, HawaiiAfterwards we will head over to Waimea Valley Park where you can hike through a Hawaiian rainforest surrounded by giant ancient trees with an abundance of native flowers and birds, this is an excellent opportunity for those who want to photograph birdlife. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Waimea Waterfall, Oahu, HawaiiAt the end of Waimea valley lies Waimea Falls, a stunning waterfall deep inside the forest where you can take a dip if you like!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Laniakea Beach, Haleiwa, Oahu, HawaiiNext stop we will explore Laniakea Beach also known as "turtle beach" where Green Sea Turtles like to swim up shore and rest upon the beach, you can admire these wonderful creatures basking in their natural habitat from a safe distance, a very memorable part of the trip.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Sharks Cove, Pupukea, Oahu, HawaiiWe will then cruise over to Shark's Cove, a crater of an extinct volcano semi submerged in water that's popular for Scuba divers in the summer months, a very unique landscape surrounded by lava formations that make up for stunning photos.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Ehukai Beach Park, Pupukea, Oahu, HawaiiNext stop we will head over to Ehukai Beach, home of the famous Banzai Pipeline and the Billabong Pipeline Masters Surf Competition, here in the winter months giant waves form a perfect tube as they barrel roll onto shore and pro surfers who take on the challenge surf right through the pipeline!Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Kahuku Farms, Kahuku, Oahu, HawaiiAfterwards we will head over to Kahuku Land Farms, a local fruit stand where you can savor delicious locally grown exotic fruits and real ice cold coconut water straight from the coconut it self.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Kahana Bay Beach Park, Oahu, HawaiiAfter that we will head over to Kahana Bay, a stunning beach surrounded by the majestic Ko'olau Mountains, another excellent spot for taking great photos.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Ahupua'a O Kahana State Park, Kaaawa, Oahu, HawaiiWe will then head over to Ka'a'awa Beach Park, this spectacular beach is truly one of the most under rated spots in North Shore, at most times completely empty, this beach provides all the elements for a post card like photo with a white sand beach, emerald color water, and a steep lush green mountain back drop, this beach has it all!Afterwards we will stop by Jurassic Park Lookout where you can gaze at the actual film locations of scenes from Jurassic Park, 50 First Dates, King Kong and so much more.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Kualoa Regional Park, Oahu, HawaiiNext up we will journey over to Kualoa Regional Park where you can capture amazing photo's of Mokoli'i island, commonly known as Chinaman's Hat, and the awe inspiring Kualoa mountain of the Ko'olau Range that resembles a giant slain lizard as told in ancient Hawaiian folklore.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Sunset Beach Park, Haleiwa, Oahu, HawaiiAs our final location of this epic tour before heading back to Waikiki we will head over to Sunset Beach for our sunset photo shoot which is the best place to watch the sunset on the North Shore hence the name "Sunset Beach", imagine capturing amazing photo's of a fiery sunset sinking into the ocean with the silhouettes of daring surfers appearing in the distance, a truly magical way to end this phenomenal photo tour. Duration: 30 minutes