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Windward Oahu Sunrise Photography Tours
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Shooting the sunrise

Capture the most beautiful moments on the island on a sunrise tour that visits some of the most scenic locations at the best time of day for picture-taking.

  • Shooting the sunrise
  • Makapu_u Wide Shot
  • North Sunset
  • Makapu_u Sunrise2
  • Ko_olau Moutains
  • Golden Sunrise
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From sunrise on east Oahu to the famous North Shore of the island, this circle-island tour brings you to some of the most iconic and scenic locations on Oahu starting during the magical "golden hour"—the hour right after dawn when the lighting and color are just right to take brilliant outdoor shots of Hawaii's natural beauty. See the sun rise from below the horizon while standing on the beautiful Sandy Beach in Waimanalo before heading to Makapuu Lookout for panoramic views of the area. You'll also visit other pristine beaches and gorgeous lookouts throughout the tour.
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Price
Circle Island Sunrise Tour
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 151.41
USD 151.41
Child (Age 6-17)
USD 104.66
USD 104.66
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 151.41
USD 151.41
USD 167.49 10%off
USD 167.49 10%off
Child (Age 6-17)
USD 104.66
USD 104.66
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Makapu_u Wide Shot
Experience a 10-hour circuit tour of Oahu, beginning with a beautiful sunrise at Sandy Beach. Drive up the east coast of the island all the way to the North Shore, stopping at multiple scenic locations to take pictures of the ocean, mountains, tidepools, landmarks and even turtles basking on the beach!
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9.5 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
  • Pick-up:
    • Waikiki free x per person
      Waikiki free x per person
  • Inclusion: General admission (all attractions included) / Tripod
  • Schedule
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  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
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  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
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  • 05:30-06:00 Pick-up
  • Sunrise at Sandy Beach
    Start the day on the beautiful east side of Oahu, just in time to catch the sun rising above the horizon.
  • Makapuu Lookout
    Visit Makapuu, home of a variety of natural formations as well as the perfect lookout from which to capture the nearby islets and the eastern coast of Oahu.
  • Waimanalo Beach & Kaneohe Bay
    Visit one of the top-rated white sand beaches in the US, and make a quick stop for breakfast before heading further north up the coast to Kaneohe Bay, home of the famous Kaneohe sandbar.
  • Byodo-In Temple
    This Buddhist temple is a beautiful place well suited for peace and meditation. Surrounded by the lush green Koolau Mountains that contrast beautifully with the temple's red wood pillars, Byodo-In is the perfect place to focus on architecture and design photography.
  • Kualoa Beach Park
    Located right next to Kualoa Ranch, this park is best known for being the closest beach to Mokolii island, better known as Chinaman's Hat.
  • Banzai Pipeline
    Visit the most famous beach on Oahu's North Shore to get some awesome pictures of the big waves that made the area famous.
  • Dole Pineapple Plantation
    The last stop on this tour is at Dole Plantation, a popular tourist attraction, where you'll be able to sample the famous Dole Whip, a frozen pineapple soft serve.
  • 15:30-16:00 Drop-off
Package detail / Schedule
Golden Sunrise Tour
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 75.71
USD 75.71
Child (Age 6-17)
USD 62.77
USD 62.77
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 75.71
USD 75.71
USD 83.72 10%off
USD 83.72 10%off
Child (Age 6-17)
USD 62.77
USD 62.77
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Golden Sunrise
Explore the east side of Oahu in the golden hours of the morning with this 5-hour photography tour. Begin with a sunrise at Sandy Beach, moving on to Makapuu Lookout for beautiful shots of the east side. Next, visit Waimanalo Beach Park, a beautiful white-sand beach bordered by ironwood trees. End your tour at the Pali Lookout for a beautiful panoramic view of the east side.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 5 - 6 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Wed, Fri
  • Pick-up:
    • Waikiki free x per person
      Waikiki free x per person
  • Inclusion: General admission (all attractions included) / Tripod
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 05:30-06:00 Pick-up
  • Sunrise at Sandy Beach
    Start your day at Sandy Beach, watching the sun rise over the eastern horizon.
  • Makapuu Lookout
    Visit Makapuu Lookout to see Oahu's eastern coast as it stretches north from Makapuu. You'll also see the famous Makapuu Lighthouse as well as the nearby islets.
  • Waimanalo Beach Park
    Stop by one of the US's highest rated white sand beaches before heading towards the Koolau Mountains for a local style breakfast.
  • Pali Lookout
    Head into the Koolau Mountains for a stop at the famous and breathtaking Pali Lookout, where you can get a panoramic view of the east side, including Waimanalo, Kailua, and Kaneohe.
  • Tantalus Lookout
    Head back to Tantalus Lookout in Manoa, where you'll get a perfect opportunity to get a shot of downtown Honolulu.
  • 11:00-11:30 Drop-off
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Bottled water
    • Closed toe shoes
    • Hat
    • Camera
    • Sunscreen
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Start times vary seasonally depending on the sunrise and sunset.
    • 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.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 7.
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FAQ
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Do I need to bring my camera?
  • Yes. Cameras are not provided on tours, but you may bring any sort of picture-taking device, including any type of camera or mobile device that takes pictures.
Do I need prior experience?
  • No, you don't need any photography experience to join these tours. Just bring your camera and a smile :)
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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.
From USD 75.71
From USD 75.71

Taxes & fees included

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Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 5 - 10.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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