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The Surf Bus North Shore Activities Shuttle - Customize Your Own Adventure!
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Explore Oahu's North Shore! See Sunset Beach, Pipeline, Waimea Bay, Haleiwa Town & Turtle Beach. Enjoy a full day of adventure with your choice of surf lesson, Waimea Falls swim, bicycle tour, snorkeling at Shark's Cove, kayaking or paddleboarding.

Packages

Currently selected
Original Package - 2 Fun Activities
USD 129.84
USD 129.84
USD 129.84
USD 129.84
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 102.62
Infant (Age 0-3)
free

Choose from two fun activities on the North Shore or enjoy lunch with one activity.

Child (Age 4-12)
USD 102.62
Infant (Age 0-3)
free

Overview

Morning
9 - 10 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Instruction / Transportation fee / Cooler space for drinks and snacks that you bring / Guide during your drive / Admission OR equipment rental (depending on your activity choices) / Lunch (if tour with lunch is chosen)

Schedule

View All
07:50-08:25

Pick-up from Waikiki Hotels

08:30
Drive to North Shore (1 hr)
09:30
Rest Stop in Haleiwa Town (15 min)
10:00
Pipeline & North Shore Sightseeing along the coastline (30 mins)
11:00
Morning Activity (3 hrs)
Quick Stop to Watch Sea Turtles (15 mins)
14:00
Afternoon Activity around Anahulu River (2 hrs)
17:00-17:30

Drop-off

Transportation add-ons

Available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

17:00-17:30
1
Waikiki - Specific hotel

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
  • During the winter months, high waves and rough ocean conditions may prevent access into the waters of Waimea Bay.
  • You must wear the provided life jackets if you would like to swim at the waterfall in Waimea Falls Park.
  • After your activities, if you are not at the specified pick-up location at the time indicated by your guide, the bus may leave without you and you will be responsible for your own transportation.

Other requirements

  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
  • Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver.
  • Once outside the tour vehicle, guests are responsible for their own safety. Guests must sign a waiver before undertaking any of the activities provided.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Walking shoes
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Flip-flops
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Life jackets and reef shoes are available upon request and free of charge.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
  • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • Drinks and snacks are available for purchase.
  • Drinks and meals are available for purchase
  • All activities and adventures are self guided, however equipment, location and safety briefings are provided.
  • Guests are responsible to return the equipment in the same condition they received it or a repair/replacement fee will be charged.
  • You can add an additional activity for $15.00. You can ask the driver and pay in cash upon pick-up from your hotel. *Price and activity options are subject to change.
  • Drinks and snacks are not included, but you are welcome to bring your own and space will be provided in the on-board cooler.
  • If you do not choose the "Shrimp Truck Lunch" as an activity option, you are responsible for your own lunch. Many restaurants and food trucks are available during your tour.
Currently selected
Premium Package - 3 Fun Activities
USD 150.79
USD 150.79
USD 150.79
USD 150.79
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 123.56
Infant (Age 0-3)
free

Pick from three fun activities in the North Shore or enjoy two activities with lunch.
Choose from the following things to do:

Child (Age 4-12)
USD 123.56
Infant (Age 0-3)
free

Overview

Morning
9 - 10 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Instruction / Transportation fee / Cooler space for drinks and snacks that you bring / Guide during your drive / Admission OR equipment rental (depending on your activity choices) / Lunch (if tour with lunch is chosen)

Schedule

View All
07:50-08:25

Pick-up from Waikiki Hotels

08:30
Drive to North Shore (1 hr)
09:30
Rest Stop in Haleiwa Town (15 min)
10:00
Pipeline & North Shore Sightseeing along the coastline (30 mins)
11:00
Morning Activity (3 hrs)
Quick Stop to Watch Sea Turtles (15 mins)
14:00
Afternoon Activity around Anahulu River (2 hrs)
17:00-17:30

Drop-off at Waikiki Hotels

Transportation add-ons

Available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

17:00-17:30
1
Waikiki - Specific hotel

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
  • During the winter months, high waves and rough ocean conditions may prevent access into the waters of Waimea Bay.
  • You must wear the provided life jackets if you would like to swim at the waterfall in Waimea Falls Park.
  • After your activities, if you are not at the specified pick-up location at the time indicated by your guide, the bus may leave without you and you will be responsible for your own transportation.

Other requirements

  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
  • Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver.
  • Once outside the tour vehicle, guests are responsible for their own safety. Guests must sign a waiver before undertaking any of the activities provided.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Walking shoes
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Flip-flops
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Life jackets and reef shoes are available upon request and free of charge.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
  • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • Drinks and snacks are available for purchase.
  • Drinks and meals are available for purchase
  • All activities and adventures are self guided, however equipment, location and safety briefings are provided.
  • Guests are responsible to return the equipment in the same condition they received it or a repair/replacement fee will be charged.
  • You can add an additional activity for $15.00. You can ask the driver and pay in cash upon pick-up from your hotel. *Price and activity options are subject to change.
  • Drinks and snacks are not included, but you are welcome to bring your own and space will be provided in the on-board cooler.
  • If you do not choose the "Shrimp Truck Lunch" as an activity option, you are responsible for your own lunch. Many restaurants and food trucks are available during your tour.
Currently selected
Learn to Surf Package - 2 Hour Surf Lesson + 1 Fun Activity
USD 169.63
USD 169.63
USD 169.63
USD 169.63
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 153.93
Infant (Age 0-3)
free

Visit the famous Surfing locations; Banzai Pipeline, Waimea Bay, and Sunset Beach, and select one activity to begin your fun day in the North Shore with as much fun and freedom as possible. In the afternoon, spend two hours on a beautiful North Shore beach learning to catch waves under the care of a professional instructor.

Child (Age 4-12)
USD 153.93
Infant (Age 0-3)
free

Overview

Morning
9 - 10 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Instruction / Transportation fee / Cooler space for drinks and snacks that you bring / Guide during your drive / Admission OR equipment rental (depending on your activity choices) / Lunch (if tour with lunch is chosen) / Surf lesson with licensed instructors

Schedule

View All
07:50-08:25

Pick-up from Waikiki Hotels

08:30
Drive to North Shore (1 hr)
09:30
Rest Stop in Haleiwa Town (15 min)
10:00
Pipeline & North Shore Sightseeing along the coastline (30 mins)
11:00
Morning Activity (3 hrs)
Quick Stop to Watch Sea Turtles (15 mins)
14:00
Surf Lesson (2 hrs)
17:00-17:30

Drop-off at Waikiki Hotels

Transportation add-ons

Available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

17:00-17:30
1
Waikiki - Specific hotel

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
  • During the winter months, high waves and rough ocean conditions may prevent access into the waters of Waimea Bay.
  • You must wear the provided life jackets if you would like to swim at the waterfall in Waimea Falls Park.
  • After your activities, if you are not at the specified pick-up location at the time indicated by your guide, the bus may leave without you and you will be responsible for your own transportation.

Other requirements

  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
  • Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver.
  • Once outside the tour vehicle, guests are responsible for their own safety. Guests must sign a waiver before undertaking any of the activities provided.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Walking shoes
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Flip-flops
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Life jackets and reef shoes are available upon request and free of charge.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
  • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • Drinks and snacks are available for purchase.
  • Drinks and meals are available for purchase
  • All activities and adventures are self guided, however equipment, location and safety briefings are provided.
  • Guests are responsible to return the equipment in the same condition they received it or a repair/replacement fee will be charged.
  • You can add an additional activity for $15.00. You can ask the driver and pay in cash upon pick-up from your hotel. *Price and activity options are subject to change.
  • Drinks and snacks are not included, but you are welcome to bring your own and space will be provided in the on-board cooler.

Reviews

Uncle kevin was the best!!!

2020/02/25 Friends Kate

Uncle Kevin was truely an amazing bus driver/tour guide! Made the day feel as though you were a local :). Amazing commentary and local facts. A whole range of activities to choose from and by far was the best taking a su...

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Better the first time

2019/12/17 Couples Dassh

I had fun hiking to the waterfall and going swimming but the water was freeeezing!! I felt like the first time I did this activity we had a lot more time. I was able to snorkel, eat, stand up paddle and walk the town. Th...

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Great time again!

2019/07/26 Families Lisa H

This is our 2nd time on the surf bus. Cousin Kevin was great! He catered to all families. Gave us great info on what to look at and eat. I like this tour because I can relax and enjoy rather than driving and having to f...

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Activity Provider The Surf Bus

Activity Provider

FAQ

Q. What is the possibility of the shark getting into the cage?
A. This has never happened in North Shore Shark Adventure's 11 years of operation. Sharks have never shown interest in entering the cage. Although the sharks you see, mainly Galapagos sharks, are large, they are more interested in eating the fish.
Q. How long are you in the cage?
A. You will be in the cage for approximately 20 minutes, offering plenty of time to get up close and personal with the sharks.
Q. How big is the cage?
A. The metal cage is 9 feet by 8 feet wide and 8 feet tall (deep). There are handle-bars inside the cage on all sides and plexi-glass windows for clear and unobstructed views. A step-ladder is available to allow easy access.
Q. How many people can fit in the shark cage?
A. Cage divers are broken into 2-3 groups. Depending on passenger count, size, and ability, we may place up to 8 people in the cage comfortably.
Q. How far in advance should I book this activity?
A. We recommend booking at least 1-2 weeks in advance. If you have very specific schedule requirements and are not flexible, please book sooner. Last-minute availability is often possible, but limited.
Q. Can I touch the Hawaiian Sea Turtles?
A. No, Hawaiian Sea Turtles are both locally and federally protected and touching one can result in a fine as large as $25,000.
Q. Are prescription snorkeling masks available?
A. No, they are not available. If you own a prescription mask, please bring it along.
Q. Will our guide help us with snorkeling if it is our first time?
A. Yes, there will be a snorkeling briefing that lasts about 10-15 minutes.
Q. What activities are available during this tour?
A. Included Activities:

    North Shore Sightseeing: Enjoy a brief sightseeing tour of Oahu's northern coastline including the famous Sunset Beach, Banzai Pipeline, Waimea Bay, Old Haleiwa Town, and much more!

    Turtle Beach: A favorite place among sea turtles to bathe in the warm Hawaiian sunshine.

    Historic Haleiwa Town: After your beach adventures enjoy a stop in town for a no-host lunch with some time to sample local favorites like shave ice and shop for unique gifts.



Morning Activities: You can choose one (1) of the following activities

    Snorkeling: Swim with schools of fish and turtles cruising around the warm waters of the North Shore or in the summertime spot a pod of wild spinner dolphins putting on a show!

    Boogie Boarding: If you have never surfed before, try out your prowess on the waves of Waimea Bay as you tackle them with a boogie board.

    "Lazy Beach Day" at Waimea Bay: Enjoy the sunshine and white sands of the picturesque Waimea Bay, the most popular beach on the North Shore.

    Beach Cruiser Biking: Hop on a beach cruiser and pedal along the stretch of white sand beaches the North Shore is famous for. Stop off at the famous Pipeline and Sunset Beach during the wintertime to watch some of the world's best surfers in action.

    Nature Hike at Waimea Falls Park: Entrance fee is included. Take a self-guided tour through gardens of native vegetation along a paved walkway to the picturesque Waimea Falls where you can swim in the crisp waters.



Afternoon Activities: You can choose one (1) or two (2) of the following activities.

    Kayaking: Paddle the protected waters of Haleiwa Bay and then head under the famous Rainbow Bridge to explore the upstream river.

    SUP (Stand Up Paddle): Try out the hottest activity to hit the islands and paddle alongside turtles, go upstream to a quiet and calm river and get a fantastic work out all at the same time.

    Shrimp Truck Plate Lunch: Chow down at the Big Wave Shrimp Truck (featured in an episode of “Diners, Drive-ins & Dives”) and have your choice of delicious shrimp plates.
Q. What type of boat is used?
A. Abunai is a custom designed 47-foot aluminum boat and only two years old. Seats 28 passengers but a maximum of 24 for passengers are allowed for the guest's comfort. Padded seats and backrests are available for comfortable seating.

Kaiou is a custom designed 35-foot aluminum boat and only two years old. Seats a maximum of 19 for passengers. Padded seats and backrests are available for comfortable seating.

Anela is a 32-foot Anderson boat and the heart of the company. One of the original boats in the fleet and seats 15 passengers but a maximum of 12 passengers are allowed for the guest's comfort. This is a true fishing boat and has one of the original cages assigned to it. This boat is operated only as needed.
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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

The Surf Bus North Shore Activities Shuttle - Customize Your Own Adventure!
Explore Oahu's North Shore! See Sunset Beach, Pipeline, Waimea Bay, Haleiwa Town & Turtle Beach. Enjoy a full day of adventure with your choice of surf lesson, Waimea Falls swim, bicycle tour, snorkeling at Shark's Cove, kayaking or paddleboarding.