Grand Circle Island Photo Tour

Kid Friendly in Wahiawa

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Enjoy this amazing tour with a private company of loved ones and other photography enthusiasts alike, explore and capture every shade of Hawai'i from early morning to a fiery sunset.No other tour will provide such an abundance of breathtaking sights in one day.Let us guide you through an amazing 12-hour circuit of Oahu covering all major sights and a few more hidden ones!Explore over 25 locations around the island, capture an eagles eye view of Makapu'u Beach, gaze upon lush green valleys from jaw dropping cliff's where ancient Hawaiian battles took place, and see magnificent sea turtles resting on the famous beaches of North Shore with daring surfers taking on monstrous waves.Along the journey explore and learn about Hawaiian culture and it's rich and colorful history from our knowledgeable guides and become an expert at photographing Hawai'i.
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: 15 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: 1 hourPass By: 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.Stop 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 oppurtunity for those who want to photograph birdlife.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Waimea Waterfall, Oahu, HawaiiAt the end of the 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: 15 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!Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Kualoa Regional Park, Oahu, HawaiiAfterwards 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.And then 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: 30 minutesStop At: Tropical Farms Macadamia Nut Farm and Farm Tour, Kaneohe, Oahu, HawaiiEnjoy locally grown macadamia's right from a macadamia tree and capture spectacular views of Kualoa mountainDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Byodo-In Temple, Kaneohe, Oahu, HawaiiThis enchanting temple is an excellent stop for photography enthusiasts providing beautiful photosDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Nu’uanu Pali, Oahu, HawaiiWe will then journey upwards through the Nu'uanu valley to Pali Lookout, this breathtaking lookout lies at the edge of a cliff perched above the valley nestled between the Ko'olau mountain range, it provides a birds eye view of Kaneohe and Kailua town, and the surrounding sights, it is also where the great battle of Nu'uanu took place where King Kamehameha and his forces fought to gain control of Oahu.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Waimanalo Beach, Waimanalo, Oahu, HawaiiNext stop we will visit Waimanalo bay, this beautiful bay has the longest stretch of sandy shoreline on Oahu, 5.5 miles of stunning white sand beaches and emerald color ocean water with the majestic Ko'olau mountain range as the backdrop surrounded by an iron wood tree forest.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Makai Research Pier, Waimanalo, Oahu, HawaiiWe will then journey to Makai Research Pier, what could be so unique about this place you might ask, the answer lies under it's giant pier, from a photographers perspective under the pier of this institute provides very unique and artistic photographs.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Makapu'u Beach, Waimanalo, Oahu, HawaiiAfterwards we will head down to Makapu'u Beach, capture daring body surfers in action as they battle with ferocious waves, a spectacular sight for photos with Makapu'u mountain as the backdrop and Makapu'u Lighthouse perched above it.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Makapu'u Point, Oahu, HawaiiThis place will blow your mind! as it sits on top of Makapu'u mountain you will get a birds eye view of Makapu'u Beach, Rabbit island and Black island, and Waimanalo Bay off in the horizon, also a great place for watching hand gliders in action as they swoop down below, hands down one of the best scenic sights in all of Oahu.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Halona Blowhole, Oahu, HawaiiWe will then head over to Halona blowhole, a lava tube that blasts out ocean waves that come crashing on shoreDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Eternity Beach, Honolulu, Oahu, HawaiiHalona Cove also known as Eternity Beach where the infamous kissing scene was filmed from the classic 1953 Hollywood movie "From Here to Eternity" starring Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Lanai lookout, Oahu, HawaiiWe will then journey to Lanai lookout, Lanai meaning "Terrace or Veranda", this is truly Oahu's backyard with breath taking hardened lava formations that cascade down to the ocean from Koko head crater, it's also a great place for whale watching during our winter months.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Honolulu, Oahu, HawaiiAfterwards we will head over to Hanauma Bay Lookout (except for Tuesdays), an incredible marine sanctuary nestled inside a crater of an extinct volcano! It's also where the majority of one of Elvis Presley's most famous movies "Blue Hawaii" was filmed.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Spitting Cave of Portlock, Honolulu, Oahu, HawaiiOn our final stop we will explore Spitting Cave, off the beaten path this unique hidden gem provides breath taking scenery of giant steep cliffs made from lava formations and offers panaromic ocean views, below the cliff lies a cave that spits out ferocious waves that come crashing in, another great spot for watching whales that come very close to it's shores during the winter months and a perfect place to capture the Hawaiian sunset.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Waimea Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Waimea Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - Byodo-In Temple

What’s not included