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  • Beauty and the Feast: a Circle Island Experience

    1. Beauty and the Feast: a Circle Island Experience

    •Light, local breakfast with a bottle of water: Leonard’s Malasadas served at Hanauma Bay Lookout –A 15-minute stop. •Halona Blowhole Lookout – 10-minute stop. One of Oahu’s natural wonders. •Nu’uanu Pali Lookout – 10-minute stop. Breathtaking ocean & mountains views •Tropical Macadamia Nut Farm •Lunch at a North Shore Shrimp truck. Choose from any of their signature entrees: butter garlic shrimp / spicy garlic lemon shrimp / & coconut shrimp. Non-shrimp and vegetarian options available. LUNCH INCLUDED •Kahuku Fruit Stand – Known for its fried local banana! Try their locally grown exotic fruits! •Visit historic Haleiwa Town: famous for surfing shopping and shave ice! Stroll the town and take in the North Shore ambiance and flavors- ask your guide his or her recommendations! •A stop at famous Matsumoto Shave ice- purchase optional •Dole Pineapple Plantation – A 30-minute stop, hom...

    I loved this tour ! Our guide was very knowledgeable and funny, experienced great food and a spectacular sites. Our group of seven all enjoyed!

  • Waikiki Trolley Hop-on Hop-off 1, 4 or 7-Day All-Line Pass

    2. Waikiki Trolley Hop-on Hop-off 1, 4 or 7-Day All-Line Pass

    Experience Hawaii from Waikiki Trolley. Cruise the streets, see the cliffs of Oahu’s east shoreline from the top of a double-decker or take an air-conditioned minibus up the Pali Highway to the Nu’uanu Pali Lookout. The Waikiki Trolley also takes you to some of the best sightseeing and scenic spots around the southeast part of Oahu. Hike up Diamond Head via the Green Line, or have an unforgettable dolphin experience at Sea Life Park via the Blue Line. And with the Waikiki Trolley’s unique hop-on, hop-off system, the possibilities for planning your stay in Honolulu are limitless. The Waikiki Trolley is a fun way to discover the highlights of Honolulu. Choose which attractions to explore with five different routes and 43 stops that allow you to experience the unique history and beauty of Oahu. Schedules and timetables can be found on WaikikiTrolley.com Blue Line highlights: Scenic drive...

    The Waikiki Trolley is a great way to get around town and learn a little history from the drivers. Visited in late January 2020...would definitely use again if I return!

  • Oahu: Majestic Full-Day Circle Island Tour

    3. Oahu: Majestic Full-Day Circle Island Tour

    Experience this majestic island tour. Join an adventure and discover all of Oahu’s majestic grandeur. Be captivated by the unique beauty and the dramatic history found at every turn. The morning sun slowly warms the sandy beaches of Waikiki as your guide takes you on a journey through the history of the island. History comes alive before your eyes as you weave up the Koʻolau Mountains to the Nuʻuanu Pali Lookout where King Kamehameha I battled to unite the Hawaiian Islands. Shortly after, gaze at the beautiful Byodo-In Temple, a replica of the Byodo-in Temple in Japan, built to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants in Hawaii. Cruise along seven miles of world-famous surfing beaches on Oahu’s north shore and sample the local flavors along the way. Waimea Valley and its waterfalls await you, discover this beautiful place steeped with history, spirituality ...

    Tour was good, a lot of visited places around the island. Tour guide with experience of island history. Lunch area not in compliance with Covid requirements.

  • Best of Oahu Island Tour

    4. Best of Oahu Island Tour

    Spend the day exploring Oahu’s most scenic sights, unique culture, and rich history. Travel from Diamond Head Crater along the southern coast to the famous surfing beaches of the North Shore. Get a complete overview of all the scenic points from your tour driver. Some of the featured sites include (an asterisk denotes a stop): • Diamond Head: Hawaii’s most recognized landmark • Kahala Estates: Hawaii’s Gold Coast • Hālona Blowhole lookout*: Where a volcanic lava tube propels water up to the sky • Waimānalo Town: Known for its local flavor and numerous plant nurseries • Nu‘uanu Pali lookout*: Offers panoramic views of the coastline to the sheer mountains veiled by the clouds • Byodo-In Temple*: Commemorates the first Japanese immigrants to Hawaii • Chinaman’s Hat: The basalt islet in Kaneohe Bay that’s shaped curiously like a hat. According to Hawaiian mythology, the island is for...

  • Honolulu: Oahu Sights and Bites Island Tour

    5. Honolulu: Oahu Sights and Bites Island Tour

    Discover the delicious cuisine and natural beauty of Oahu on a guided tour from Honolulu. Soak up the views and experience local flavors on a foodie sightseeing tour.

    Start your tour with pickup at selected hotels. Enjoy a scenic drive to the Diamond Head Lookout. Admire panoramic views and taste a fresh malasada (Portuguese donut) from Leonard’s Bakery.

    Continue along the coast to Hanauma Bay Viewpoint, to see the pristine white sands and clear blue waters of this protected cove. Visit the famous Halona Point blowhole, and keep an eye out for humpback whales and green sea turtles.

    Drive into the Koolau Mountains and take in breathtaking views from the Pali Lookout, the site of a fierce battle in 1795. Head to the Tropical Macadamia Nut Farm, to sample coffee, chocolate, and macadamia nuts.

    This is a great tour to see the island and get nice treats. There are amazing views along the way. In addition, there are tasty bites: dole ice cream, Fumi’s shrimp, shaved ice, different flavors of mac nuts and coffee.

  • Waikiki: Oahu 120-Mile Full-Day Circle Island Tour

    6. Waikiki: Oahu 120-Mile Full-Day Circle Island Tour

    The popular Circle Island tour takes you on a scenic 120-mile trip around the beautiful island of Oahu. Enjoy a scenic drive along the slopes of Diamond Head and catch a view of some of Oahu’s most impressive homes in the Kahala area. The tour continues along the coastline to the famous Halona Blowhole, Sandy Beach, and Makapu’u Point. Get out that camera to capture the view of Windward Oahu from the scenic Nu’uanu Pali Lookout (subject to availability). Take a tram ride at Waimea Valley and swim in a waterfall-fed pool (weather permitting). Visit the Byodo-In Temple in the Valley of the Temples in Kaneohe, set against the majestic Ko’olau Mountains (admission included). Take a moment to meditate and take in the beautiful temple grounds, including traditional Japanese gardens and a koi pond. See the world famous North Shore beaches of Sunset, Banzai Pipeline, and Waimea Bay, home to ...

    We had a smaller sized tour bus (due to COVID) which is actually preferable as it allowed us to have more conversations as a smaller group and made the experience more enjoyable. Our guide Kimo was very engaging, inviting questions, making jokes, and knew a lot about Hawaii.

  • Oahu: Best of Hawaii Photography Tour from Waikiki

    7. Oahu: Best of Hawaii Photography Tour from Waikiki

    Take beautiful photographs of Hawaii on a photo tour from Waikiki. Capture the stunning colors of the island with the help of a professional photographer guide. Bring any camera you like on our tour and see the best of Hawaii on a photography tour Visit scenic locations to see the amazing blue waters of the ocean and skies of the east coast. Go to picturesque locations, such as the marine reserve of Hanauma Bay and the Halona Blowhole formed by molten lava tubes from volcanic eruptions that happened thousands of years ago. Visit Sandy Beach and the Makapu’u Point Lookout on Oahu's southeastern tip. Admire Waimanalo Beach and the Ko’olau Mountains, and capture the stunning views from the Nuʻuanu Pali Lookout. Make a stop at Kailua or Waimanalo for lunch. It's a great tour for anyone who wants to see beautiful locations and spend some time capturing them on their cameras as ever-lasting...

    Definitely a must do! Wish there was a part 2 to this trip. Big shoutout to the tour guides Malcolm and Cole, they know the prime spots and very genuine guys. Keep it up!

  • Oahu: Path to Pali 30-Minute Doors On or Off Helicopter Tour

    8. Oahu: Path to Pali 30-Minute Doors On or Off Helicopter Tour

    Take in the beautiful island of Oahu from thrilling heights on this 30-minute helicopter tour. Your tour begins on the island's South Shore where you can see the Waikiki skyline and beaches from a new perspective.

    After taking in the iconic Diamond Head, approach the magnificent Hanauma Bay and its glorious waters and cliffs. Makapu’u Point and its lighthouse will appear before you as you head down the Windward Coast, one of the world’s most scenic coastlines.

    Admire the island's crystal-clear waters and white sandy beaches before you turn inland for a jaw-dropping glimpse of Mt. Olomana. Next, see the Nu’uanu Pali cliffs, carved from the volcanic fires of the island, now lined with lush rainforest.

    Last, but most certainly not least, come home to the famous Pearl Harbor, home to the USS Arizona Mem...

    Very smooth flight. We didn’t know what to expect since it was our first helicopter ride. So we were very happy that we didn’t feel scared at all! The views of Oahu from up there were truly amazing! Unforgettable! Toby was very knowledgeable and we learned a lott. We highly recommend this tour of Oahu from the air.

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What people are saying about Nuuanu Pali Lookout

Very smooth flight. We didn’t know what to expect since it was our first helicopter ride. So we were very happy that we didn’t feel scared at all! The views of Oahu from up there were truly amazing! Unforgettable! Toby was very knowledgeable and we learned a lott. We highly recommend this tour of Oahu from the air.

We had a smaller sized tour bus (due to COVID) which is actually preferable as it allowed us to have more conversations as a smaller group and made the experience more enjoyable. Our guide Kimo was very engaging, inviting questions, making jokes, and knew a lot about Hawaii.

Definitely a must do! Wish there was a part 2 to this trip. Big shoutout to the tour guides Malcolm and Cole, they know the prime spots and very genuine guys. Keep it up!

Our guide was informative and humorous. We enjoyed the trip very much.

I enjoyed learning about the island and seeing the sights.