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East Oahu Scenic Tour - Kailua, Waimanalo, Makapuu & Deadman’s Catwalk Lookout

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Discover the most iconic sights of Oahu's east coast. Visit a sacred ancient Hawaiian temple in Kailua, stop at Waimanalo Beach to search for turtles. Capture some of the most breathtaking views at Makapuu, Kamehame & Hanauma Bay lookouts.

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Explore East Oahu on this unforgettable journey, beginning with stops for pictures overlooking Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Makapuu Beach, Waimanalo Beach, Nuuanu Valley & Ulupo Heiau in Kailua. This tour gives you exclusive access to Kamehame Ridge Trail, also known as Deadman’s Catwalk, normally an inaccessible part of the Koolau Summit Trail. From a privately owned clifftop perch, take in a spectacular view of both sides of Oahu, and don't forget to grab a few pictures while you're there. This adventure is great for families with young children, elders and persons with mobility challenge.
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You can book a maximum of 14.
Adult (Age 15 & over)
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Child (Age 0-14)
USD 75.00
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 90.00
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Child (Age 0-14)
USD 75.00
USD 75.00
GE Tax included
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For a quick way to experience the highlights of East Oahu, jump aboard a comfortable 14-passenger shuttle driven by an expert nature guide who will take you to some of the island's most fantastic viewpoints, including areas like Kamehame Ridge, where access is usually restricted.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    • Round-trip from Waikiki free x per person
      Round-trip from Waikiki free x per person
  • Inclusion: Bottled water / Transportation fee / Snacks / Guide / Waist pack / Rain jacket / Mosquito repellent
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location

  • 09:00 Pick-up from Select Waikiki Hotels
  • Kamehame Ridge Lookout (Deadman’s Catwalk)
    Ko’olau Summit Trail Visit the 1,200 ft. high ridge top at Kamehame.
    From this privately owned clifftop perch, gaze overlooking Waimanalo Beach and the various shades of the blue Pacific Ocean.
  • Kamehame Hike (Optional)
    USA_Hawaii_east oahu_Ko’olau Summit For those with hiking savvy, enjoy a short, but challenging half-mile round-trip guided hike along the Ko’olau Summit Trail (KST) for an extra birds-eye view of the windward beaches below.
  • Ulupō Heiau in Kailua
    Visit a sacred agricultural ancient Hawaiian temple
  • Nu’uanu Valley lookout
  • Makapuu Lookout
  • Hanauma Bay Lookout, Halona Blowhole & Sandy Beach Park.
    USA_Hawaii_east oahu_Diamond Head Along this scenic driving tour you will stop for pictures overlooking Hanauma Bay, Halona Blowhole & Sandy Beach Park.
  • 14:00 Drop-off at Select Waikiki Hotels
Package detail / Schedule
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
    • Guests should not have serious fear of heights (acrophobia).
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Comfortable clothing
    • Clothing that can get wet
    • Clothing that can get dirty
    • Camera
    • Sweatshirt / light jacket
    • Closed-toe shoes suitable for hiking
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 14.
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Can I bring my own snacks and drinks?
  • You are more than welcome to bring your own snacks. Water and trail-mix will be provided.
Is giving a tip (gratuity) required?
  • Gratuity is never required, but if you enjoyed your experience a tip is always greatly appreciated!
Is this activity suitable for children?
  • Yes, children can participate in this activity.
Should I bring bug spray on this tour?
  • No, your guide will have some to share.
How strenuous is this activity?
  • The waterfall hike is rated moderate, with less than 100 feet of elevation gain throughout the one-mile hike to the falls (two miles round-trip of hiking). Conditions may be muddy depending on the time of year, and you may have to cross several streams, so please wear shoes with good traction on dirt and mud.
Will we be able to swim in the waterfall?
  • No, due to safety and health hazards, you will not be able to swim on this tour.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 16:00 local time, 2 business days to 16:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 90.00
USD 90.00

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(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(5 reviews)

Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 5 hour(s)
Availability Daily


The best tour I've taken in Hawaii. Best and the only operator which does the south east scenic hiking tour . You won't regret it :) the tour guide qas so nice and wverything went smootly. mahalo to t...more
Our guide Terrii was excellent. He took his time getting us around the south side of Oahu and gave us excellent interesting narrative all along the way. He offered cold water and snacks at every stop....more
Terry was our guide. He did a wonderful job showing us around and telling all sorts of fun stories. The views were absolutely stunning. It's a very interesting hike which requires a little effort. I h...more

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East Oahu Scenic Tour - Kailua, Waimanalo, Makapuu & Deadman’s Catwalk Lookout