Hidden Gems of Oahu - Circle Island Tour with Waimea Waterfall

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Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Hawaii, Hawaii

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Oahu is world renowned for its spectacular lookout points, incredible white sandy beaches, vibrant culture, outstanding surf, delicious food, and unique wildlife.

Join us for the day and a Go Tours Hawaii local guide will take you and your family on our highly rated Hidden Gems of Oahu with Waimea Botanical Garden/Waterfall sightseeing tour to experience these visual and culinary highlights of Hawaii, all while learning about the history and culture of our incredible home.

The Hidden Gems of Oahu excursion is a full day Oahu circle island tour with daily pick up in Waikiki and includes admission to all locations on the itinerary. If you would like to go to Byodo-In Temple instead of the Waimea Botanical Garden contact us after the reservation is made and we change you to that tour option if you would like.

What's Included

Admission to Waimea Botanical Garden and Waterfall

Air-conditioned vehicle

Professional guide

Waikiki Pick-up and drop-off

What's Not Included

Guest should bring money for food and drinks

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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.
  • 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

Oahu is known for being a sightseeing paradise, full of spectacular lookout points, incredible white sandy beaches, colorful culture, outstanding surf and unique wildlife. Our local guide will spend the day with you on our semi-private shuttle escorting you and your family to some of Oahu’s Hidden Gems on our Oahu circle island tour.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Waikiki Pickup (7:15 a.m.)

Our semi private shuttle will arrive at 7am for pick up in Waikiki, with a local guide to help you prepare for a day of exploring the island of Oahu. Pick up times vary by hotel and will be automatically assigned when you input your information into our online booking platform.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Diamond Head State Monument
The first lookout we visit is an elevated view perched on the eastern side of Waikiki’s famous Diamond Head Volcano. This lookout grants us a great opportunity for pictures of the south eastern coastline of Oahu, with notable sights as far as Hanauma bay and Maui on a clear day. The location is more formally known as Amelia Earhart Lookout, known for where bystanders gathered to watch Earhart make her first solo aviation journey from Hawaii to North America.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Halona Blowhole
Halona Blowhole

Molten lava tubes from volcanic eruptions that occurred from Oahu’s Koko Head crater formed the natural occurrence known as the Halona Blowhole. This lava tube extends into the ocean with a very narrow opening at the top, and when the surf is just right, water pressure builds up within the lava tube and erupts through the narrow opening creating a special Hawaiian Geyser for your viewing pleasure.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Makapu'u Point
Makapu’u Point

Witness Waimanalo’s dramatic sea cliffs as we turn into Oahu’s windward side as we begin our journey to the North Shore of Oahu. Look off into the azure blue waters of the bay and you will see Oahu’s famous Manana Island also known as Rabbit island due to its Rabbit like shape.

• Admission Ticket Free

Tropical Farms (The Macadamia Nut Farm Outlet)
Hawaiian Coffee and Macadamia Nut Tastings

After a beautiful drive along Oahu’s eastern coastline, our next stop is a local shop that finds itself tucked away under aged Banyan Trees with macadamia nut and delicious Kona coffee tastings, along with very tempting Hawaiian chocolates amongst other treats.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mokoli’i Island
Mokoli'i Island and Kualoa Valley Mountain Range

Mokolii Island, is nestled right next to the Kualoa Valley Mountain range. This location is known for its dramatic landscape filmed in a number of Hollywood movies; most notably and fan favorite Jurassic Park.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Sunset Beach
A change of pace from the crowded beaches of Waikiki, The infamous Sunset Beach on the North Shore offers tranquility and is the epitome of a beautiful Hawaiian Beach. However don’t lets the summer months fool you, during the winter months, swells of 30 to 40 feet can be seen from the safe confines of shore.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kahuku Farms
We stop at a North Shore Fruit stand where you can gorge on local fruits such as mangos, dragonfruit, pineapple or quench your thirst on a fresh coconut.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Waimea Botanical Gardens, Oahu
The exceptional botanical collections at Waimea Valley feature dozens of distinct gardens representing flora from different parts of the world. Examples include the Ogasawara Islands, Central and South America, Fiji, Guam, and the Mascarene Islands. Stroll through the Hawaiian collection and enjoy an assortment of plants found only in Hawai'i, many of which are rare and endangered. Many were brought here as seed or cutting from the places where they evolved. Waimea Waterfall is also a splendid highlight of the park. Guests can swim in the waterfall if they want. Lifeguards are on duty.

Admission included in the cost of the ticket.

Swimming is allowed at the waterfall. Please bring a bathing suit and towel if you wish to swim. Lifejackets are provided and lifeguards are on duty at all times.

Guest should be advised it is a 1.5 mile roundtrip walk to and from the waterfall. There is a $10 tram but that is not included into the cost of the tour.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Dole Plantation
A historic pineapple plantation home to pineapple magnets, pineapple t-shirts, pineapple keychains and most importantly pineapple ice cream aka Dole Whip!! A great way to end the day and get some pineapple themed souvenirs for your friends and family back home.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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