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Oahu North Shore Private Tour - One day Hawaii Excursion


Popular photo location "Chinaman's Hat"

Head to the North Shore of Oahu on an all-day adventure. The North Shore is the mecca of big wave surfing, but offers much more to visitors: visit Dole Plantation, sample Kahuku's shrimp, and walk through the beautiful Byodo-In temple.

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The tour will visit the most popular spots on Oahu’s North Shore. This part of the island is totally different from Waikiki, being a more rural area with less development. Shift gears into the relaxing, laid-back atmosphere of the North Shore. Since this is a private tour, your schedule is flexible depending on what you'd like to do. If you have any requests, just ask your guide and they'll show you around. Do what you want to do and adjust your schedule according to your tastes on this private tour of North Shore Oahu!
Fun Fact:
History of Waimea Valley
Waimea Valley is known as “The Valley of the Priests,” a sacred place in Native Hawaiian history. The land of Waimea Valley was gifted to the highest priests Kahuna Nui from the ruler of Oahu and was inhabited by Kahuna Nui and their descendants until 1886. The name of the waterfall in this valley is Waihi Falls, but is commonly referred to Waimea Falls.
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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location

  • 09:30 Pick-up
  • Dole Plantation
    Pineapple_shutterstock_455926549 Get your “Pineapple Experience” at the most famous pineapple plantation in Hawaii! Dole Plantation features the Pineapple Express Train that goes through the Dole pineapple farm and the world's largest maze. Don't forget to try their delicious soft served frozen dessert, Pineapple Dole Whip.
  • Waimea Valley
    shutterstock_755812669 Waimea Falls Park in Waimea Valley has more than 5,000 plant species and beautiful 45-foot Waihi waterfall where you can swim. You can choose to take a 3⁄4 mile hike and swim by the waterfall ($16.95 per person) or walk through the visitor center (free).
  • Sunset Beach (Banzai Pipeline)
    US_Hawaii_Oahu_North_Shore_Sunset_Beach_shutterstock_411356863 Sunset Beach is a famous surfing spot on Oahu. During the winter, waves get rough and create a huge reef break, making this beach a big wave surfing paradise. True to its name, Sunset Beach is a great place to watch a beautiful sunset on the North Shore.
  • Lunch at Kahuku, North Shore Shrimp Truck
    shutterstock_626489009 North Shore is a center of fresh water aquaculture in Oahu and famous for tasty shrimp and prawn. The Kahuku area is a hotbed of food trucks serving garlic shrimp, with each truck having their own style and flavor. (*If you are vegan or vegetarian, you can have lunch at Waimea Valley.)
  • Drive through Laie and Kualoa Park (*This park is not the “Kualoa Ranch”)
    Oahu_ChinamansHat_shutterstock_657575743 Laie is a large community of Mormons and home to Oahu’s famous attraction “Polynesian Culture Center,” as well as Brigham Young University. After passing Laie, you’ll drive through Kualoa Regional Park, where you'll be able to see the island called Chinaman’s Hat.
  • Macadamia Nut Farm
    IMG_6880 Sample different flavored Macadamia nuts and enjoy locally-grown coffee.
  • Byodo-In Temple
    IMG_4500 This Japanese Buddhist temple is in the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Byodo-In was established in 1968 for the 100 year anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants to Hawaii. This temple is the replica of United Nations World Heritage: Byodo-In in Japan.
  • 15:00-16:00 Drop-off
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • General Admission to Waimea Valley: Child (ages 4-12) $8.95 / Adult (ages 12-61) $16.95 / Senior (age 62 and over) $12.95 / Student $12.95 (college student must present I.D.) *If you want to go hike and swim in Waimea Valley.
    • General Admission to the Byodo-In Temple grounds: Children (ages 2-12 years) $2.00 / Adult (ages 13-64) $5.00 / Seniors (age 65 & over) $4.00. *If you want to get inside of Byodo-In Temple grounds.
    • Attraction Fee at Dole Plantaion: Pinapple Express Train $11 (Adult), $9 (ages 4-12) / Pinapple Graden Maze $8 (Adult), $6 (ages 4-12) *If you want to try those attractions.
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Lunch is not included.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • This activity operates regardless of weather.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • Drinks and meals are available for purchase
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 15.
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Are child car seats available for use?
  • Yes, you can request a child car seat for infants and booster seat for children ages 4 and over when you book the tour. You may also bring your own car seat if you own one.
Can I extend the duration of the tour?
  • No. During the tour, you can spend your time how you would like to by staying longer at certain attractions or skipping at certain attractions. But you cannot extend the overall duration of the tour.
Can we request to see one of the surf competitions?
  • Yes. Surf competitions mostly take place in North Shore at the end of October to the middle of December. There are four competitions during this time. HIC Pro (Sunset Beach) / Haleiwa Pro (Haleiwa) / Vans World Cup (Sunset Beach) / Pipe Masters(Banzai Pipeline)

    *For surf competitions, coordinators cannot predict exact dates, they provide date windows. This means that the surf competition will take place on a day within that window that has the best surf conditions, and may not occur on the day of your scheduled tour.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 09:30 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


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

Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 5.5 - 6.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily


by: Mary Ann Petersen
What an awesome day we spent touring the North Island with our amazing guide, Jarmi! We especially enjoyed skipping the crowds and visiting the out-of-the way places that we never would have found our...more
It was our first time traveling with an infant and I'm grateful that we had Yolanda as our tour guide. She was kind, patient, and was prepated for the trip. We didn't feel rush and she ALWAYS assist ...more
Wow, what a view.  Get Yolanda to take you!
by: Ed, Jing @ Simin
Tour guide was kind, considerate and provided us with a unique tour experience. She was attentive to our needs, friendly, knowledgable and gave us a fun, exciting time. She provided us with special ...more

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