Best Of Oahu: Grand Circle Island Small Group Tour From Waikiki

» Hawaii » Hawaii » Hawaii

From $169.00

13 reviews   (4.92)

Price varies by group size

Lowest Price Guarantee

Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: Hawaii, Hawaii

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Learn more


It startʻs with a morning pickup at your hotel or resort in Waikiki and off to all the stops we list but your guide will have more options in store for you.

Throughout the day, your local expert guide has stories, facts, restaurant information, tips and stops that will make your trip to Hawaii even better. Schedule your Grand Circle Island Tour of Oahu early in your trip so you can use all that info!

Our guides will learn about their guests and work to provide customized stops, throughout the day, possibly including extras like a malasada stop, changing lunch locations so you can enjoy some shrimp, making time to see some turtles, seeing an ancient heiau, or maybe even taking a quick dip in the ocean.

We encourage our guests to bring their reusable bottles and we make sure you are topped off with great clean water throughout the day.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Fuel surcharge

What's Not Included



Pick up From ANY Hotel in Ko Olina

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guests may be required to provide proof of a recent negative test (within 48 hours) or show their vaccination card to be seated at indoor restaurants or go inside certain venues over a certain length of time.
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Diamond Head Beach Park
Look out from this beautiful spot, posted high on the cliff. Your guide provides you time to take pictures from this iconic spot. Lots of history can be seen from this spot, including the islands of Molokai and Lanai. On a very clear day you may be able to see the top of Haleakala on Maui.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
When open, we will take a moment to see this beautiful bay with a stop at their overlook. This is not a swimming stop but you should take time to enjoy this on one of your mornings.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Halona Blowhole
This beautiful section of the coastline has a lot to see. The blowhole, the incredible landscape, even whales in the winter.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Makapu'u Point
The coastlines change dramatically as we circle around the island on this tour. Your guide will share local knowledge and history at each stop. This one is pretty cool. Like all our stops, itʻs absolutely beautiful.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Nu’uanu Pali
High up on the Koolau range, the Nuu Pali lookout is steeped in beauty and rich Hawaiian history. Epic battles fought and lost. Centuries of travel over this area and itʻs trails. We look out from here across the beautiful leeward areas, high above the towns of Kailua, Waimanalo and Kaneohe.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Valley of the Temples
We take a moment to reflect in this sacred valley full of shrines from the cultures that make up the population of the islands. This includes an amazing reconstruction of a 600 year-old Japanese temple. The landscaped grounds and building is something not to be missed.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Tropical Farms (The Macadamia Nut Farm Outlet)
We take a brief stop to check out the local family farm that includes great coffee and macadamia nuts. Get exposed to a local business and enjoy a drink. Look around the farm stand. Itʻs a cute little place.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Kualoa Regional Park
All along the way, your guide provides stories, facts and other bits of information you will sure to love. Including plenty of stories relating to the Pearl Harbor attack and what was done in response. We see a lot of that throughout the day and especially around Kualoa Ranch. We take a little bit of time to look out onto Chinaman Hat and the bay, with the Marine base in the background.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hukilau Marketplace
We stop at the Hukilau Marketplace to enjoy a little bit of lunch and some shopping. They have a lot of great little places to enjoy lunch on your own. From the restaurant led by a top-rated chef to the many food truck options around the courtyard, you wonʻt be disappointed with any meal you get here.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

North Shore
We make a number of stops to enjoy the views over the beaches on the North Shore of Oahu. See the famous stretches of sand, including top surfing spots like Pipeline, and Waimea Bay.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

We take a slight detour into historic Haleiwa town so you can see this wonderful beach town. The cute buildings, river bridge and surfer vibe makes you want to take up life on the North Shore. We drive through this town (your guide may make stops depending on the time).

• Admission Ticket Free

Dole Plantation
The world famous pineapple company still has plenty of fields around the plantation stop. We get out to enjoy a bit of shopping and a chance to try the tasty Pineapple Whip treats. Explore the grounds and learn all about Hawaiiʻs history with pineapples and what makes them so good.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

King Kamehameha Statue
The story of King Kamehameha is known by everyone who lives here. Learn all about it from your guide and why he was so important. We stop to check out not only this beautiful statue but the royal palace and the supreme court building which has been featured on many popular TV shows throughout the years, including Hawaii 5-O.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

« All Activities

Hawaii activities and shore excursions by group:

© Copyright 1995 - 2023 Hawaii Travel Guide