See the Southern East Coast of Oahu with a different shade of color that the afternoon and early evening hours bring, this unique part of the island is a photographer's dream come true, from stunning white sand beaches to jaw dropping lush green mountain peaks and lava formations it has everything Hawai'i has to offer including a stunning sunset. Receive a free photo session with purchase.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tantalus Lookout Puu Ualakaa State Park, Honolulu, Oahu, HawaiiOur first stop of this incredible journey will be at Tantalus Lookout, a spectacular lookout where you can capture all of Honolulu and the iconic Diamond Head crater, this place offers one of the best city views on the island!Duration: 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: 30 minutesStop At: Waimanalo Beach, Waimanalo, Oahu, HawaiiAs we build up our appetite we will stop by Ono Steaks & Shrimp Shack for lunch in Waimanalo where you can enjoy mouth watering steak and shrimp among other freshly prepared plate lunch meals!Duration: 1 hourStop 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, HawaiiNext stop, Makapu'u Lookout, one of the highlights of the Blue Hawaii tour, this 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 shore.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Eternity Beach, Honolulu, Oahu, HawaiiCheck out Halona 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, HawaiiNext we will continue our 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, HawaiiNext 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 panoramic 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.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Maunalua Bay Beach Park, Honolulu, Oahu, HawaiiOur final stop in this grand epic journey will be at Maunalua Bay, this is one of the best spots on the island for capturing the sunset with panoramic ocean views of Diamond Head and the Southern East Coast of Oahu.Duration: 30 minutes