Tour of North Shore and Hanauma Bay

Day Trips & Excursions in Waikiki

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Enjoy the beauty of Oahu's gorgeous North Shore and the world famous Hanauma Bay State Park on this full day tour from Waikiki.  Visit the Banzai Pipeline Beach, Waimea Bay, Turtle Town, and Dole Plantation on a comfortable mini-bus or van.  Stop to Paddle Board or Kayak on the beautiful Anahulu River before ending the afternoon snorkeling at Hanauma Bay State Park, one of Hawaii's premier reef's for viewing tropical fish and Green Sea Turtles.  Lunch at Tsue Farms and Paddle Boarding or Kayaking are included with upgrade to Premium package.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Banzai Pipeline, Pupukea, Oahu, HawaiiPhoto Op at the world famous Banzai Pipeline. This surf spot hosts the Billabong Pipe Masters (The third and final stop of the Vans Triple Crown event. This event doubles as the final event of the World Surf League "WSL" Championship Tour as well). Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Waimea Bay, Haleiwa, Oahu, HawaiiWaimea Bay is another gem up on the North Shore of Hawaii. The surf break at Waimea Bay was significant in the development of Big wave surfing. Larger surf at the bay went unridden for years until November 7, 1957 when a handful of surfers finally paddled out and rode the giant waves that break off the northern point of the bayDuration: 50 minutesStop At: Waimea Valley, Haleiwa, Oahu, Hawaii*Instead of the beach stops* One can choose to visit the Waimea Valley Falls. A well paved hike (approx. 1.5 mile round trip) through a beautiful botanical garden. Waimea Valley is an area of historic cultural significance on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. Duration: 1 hour 20 minutesStop At: Tsue's FarmOur lunch stop AKA "Turtle Town" and Paddle Boarding or Kayaking activity happens here on this beautiful private property. Best coconut shrimp on the island! Premium package prepays for lunch and activity. Standard package will purchase their lunch here and upgrade to the activity as needed. If you're not planning to Paddle Board or Kayak, enjoy the beautiful property by lounging by the river, enjoying the tortoises, or lawn games. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Dole Plantation, Wahiawa, Oahu, HawaiiThis stop is designed for us to briefly stop for souvenirs and an authentic Dole Whip ( Dole pineapple soft serve ice cream)! You can't get this treat unless you also visit Disney Land or Disney World (don't be fooled by the imitation products throughout Waikiki). *No Train ride or Maze activities, Dole Whip not included*Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Honolulu, Oahu, HawaiiHanauma Bay is one of the most popular tourist destinations. Hanauma is a marine embayment formed within a tuff ring and located along the southeast coast of the Island of Oʻahu. You get to snorkel with loads of fish. Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Waikiki Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Fully narrated tour of North Shore and island of Oahu
  • Full set of Snorkel Gear at Hanauma Bay State Park
  • Lunch at Tsue Farms on the North Shore (Premium only)
  • Paddle Board or Kayaking (Premium only)

What’s not included

  • Hanauma Bay State Park Fee ($7.50)
  • Lunch on the North Shore (standard package)
  • Paddle Board or Kayaking (standard package)
  • Dole Ice Cream
  • Gratuities / Tips (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Waimea Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve


  • Snorkel gear included
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach