Secret Oahu North Shore Tour With A Local Guide

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Hawaii, Hawaii

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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If you’re looking to explore the North Shore of Oahu this is the perfect tour adventure. The attractions along the way are spectacular, but what’s special about the tour is the journey, which takes guests from Downtown Honolulu clear out to the North Shore along the amazingly beautiful Windward Coast. You’re sure to fill up your camera/phone’s memory with countless breathtaking views along the way.

What's Included

Bottled water

Local guide



What's Not Included


While our guides certainly have their favorites ... we prefer not to include lunch in the price of our tours, so that you can decide to eat whatever you're craving on the day of your tour!

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

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

Haleiwa Beach Park
A nice, safe place to picnic, play, wade and watch the bigger waves across the channel at Ali’i Beach Park. The beach is long, safe and sandy. The name means “home of the frigate bird.”

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Pua`ena Point Beach Park
A good place for beginners, where several surf schools sometimes take their classes. Usually smaller than elsewhere on the North Shore, the waves gently roll into the large southern end of Waialua Bay.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Laniakea Beach
A favorite stopping place for tourists, this beach isn’t particularly good for swimming because of its rocky bottom and strong currents, even on calmer days. But it does have a long, beautiful right-side break when there’s a big swell. It used to be less crowded than other spots, but these days there’s almost always a line of cars looking for roadside parking and dozens of people dashing across the adjacent highway, often to glimpse the turtles that lounge there.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Waimea Bay
The biggest, most historic, most famous of all the North Shore breaks, Waimea sometimes has rideable waves when all the other spots are closed out. Waves can reach 25 to 30 feet offshore and even the shorebreak can be a powerful, awe-inspiring site. Stay well clear of the water and enjoy the spectacle. When the big waves are here, though, so are the crowds. Be prepared to walk a mile or more from your parking space to a prime viewing site.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Pupukea Beach Park
Narrow and long, Pupukea is a popular place to stop on an around the island watch the big waves crash on the rocks. With few rideable waves, the site is known for it’s sublime sounds and sights. With a Foodland and Starbucks right across the street, it’s a good place to stock up on picnic supplies and safely dine in a place where you can feel the ocean’s spray on your face. In calmer weather, there are three swimming sites: Three tables, Kapoʻo and Shark’s Cove.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Ehukai Beach Park
When the conditions are right, this two-mile stretch of beach (the longest continuous stretch of wide beach on Oahu) features some of best surf-watching opportunities in the world: long, clean barrels so close to shore that you can feel the ground shake when the waves break on the shallow reef. The park, located across from Sunset Beach Elementary School, on the southern end of this beach stretch offers the only off-road parking and rest rooms in this area. To find the best viewing site at Pipeline, look for the public access lane about 100 yards north of the park.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Sunset Beach
The most famous of the North Shore beaches, “sunset has some of the most spectacular winter surf found anywhere on Oahu,” with steep and shift outside peaks reaching heights of 15 to 20 feet, according to John Clark, author of “Beaches of Oahu.” Bring your sunscreen, a bottle of water and your binoculars — the best breaks are well off-shore — and settle down for a couple of hours. You’re time will always be well spent.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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