• Location: Oahu, Hawaii
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Circumnavigate the island of Oahu on this full-day sightseeing tour. Aboard a comfortable coach with a local guide, depart Waikiki for scenic visits to sites like Nu'uanu Pali lookout, Diamond Head and Hanauma Bay. Visit the North Shore, a surfer's paradise that includes Sunset Beach, Waimea Bay and the Banzai Pipeline. Drive through the lush Waimea Valley, stop at the Dole Plantation and a stroll through the beautiful grounds of Byodo-In Temple. Round-trip transportation from Waikiki hotels is included.

Highlights

  • Full-day guided tour of Oahu, from Waikiki
  • Admire stunning views at Diamond Head, Hanauma Bay, Halona blowhole and Nuʻuanu Pali lookout
  • Visit Byodo-In Temple, an exquisite replica of an ancient Japanese temple
  • Get great photo ops of North Shore beaches, famous for big-wave surfing during the winter
  • Stroll through Waimea Valley to Waimea Falls
  • Includes transportation and hotel pickup and drop-off

What You Can Expect

Oahu Circle Island Mini Bus Tour Including Dole Plantation and Waimea Falls

The famed waimea falls, located at the end of your hiking trail in waimea valley

After morning pickup at your Waikiki hotel, board your comfortable, climate-controlled coach and set out on your 120-mile (193-kilometer) trip around Oahu. 
Drive past Diamond Head and stop at Hanauma Bay and the geyser-like Halona Blowhole. Pass Sandy Beach on the way to the Makapu’u lookout, then continue inland to the Nuʻuanu Pali lookout. This spot, where King Kamehameha I fought for control of the island in 1795, gives panoramic views out over Kailua Bay and Kanehoe Bay. 
Stop midday at a charming spot for lunch (own expense). Throughout the day, your guide provides entertaining commentary on Oahu’s history, culture and news. Stop along the way for plenty of rest stops and photo ops.
Drive to the Byodo-In Bhuddhist temple, located in the picturesque Ko'olau Mountains. Ring the Peace bell for happiness and a long life, then stroll through the gorgeous temple grounds and visit the 9-foot (3-meter) golden Buddha statue. Back on board the bus, head for the coast to see the island's famous beaches, loved by surfers worldwide: Banzai Pipeline, Waimea Bay and Sunset Beach. Walk through the Waimea Valley's verdant rainforest while your guide points out native flora and fauna, eventually arriving at Waimea Falls.

Leaving the falls, head to the Dole Plantation to see where the island's famous pineapples are grown. Take a leisurely walk through the plantation's gardens and enjoy a frozen pineapple treat before enjoying drop-off at your Waikiki hotel.

Customer Reviews

Joseph N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Great trip. Driver was quite knowledgeable about island and knew history.

Jabari W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Had a fantastic time. Our tour guide, cousin Fred was personable, friendly, knowledgeable and very funny. The tour itself was smooth, didnt feel rushed and the restaurant stop at the Polynesian Centre was great.

Sharon B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Beautiful

Tod R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

This tour was amazing. We had the greatest driver who was well versed on the history of the Island. The sights were breath taking. The Valley of the Temples was a personal highlight, as was out being fortunate to see whales when we stopped to see the blow hole.

Cinthia M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Our tour guide, Cousin Brandon was amazing! He made the tour so fun. Wonderful tour

Annette B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

This tour was excellent! Rocky was an excellent tour guide, very knowledgeable about the island, history of everything, very well read individual.

Michael P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

This is the only tour I found that included the Waimea Valley. In my opinion this is the most beautiful spot on the island and an absolute must see. The trip was well planed out to spend enough time at each spot to enjoy the tour.

Van T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

I did this tour last year round the Island and many of the stops were similar. But Rocky, our driver, was so good that it was fine doing it a second time. Very enjoyable.

karenh18

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This was awesome. Great tour. our guide Shorty was fantastic and really enhanced the tour and experience. Would highly recommend anyone coming to Hawaii to do this tour.

CARROLL M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

We were picked up at our hotel on time in a small van. Our driver, Noah, was very entertaining and provided a good background of history of the island and the sites that we visited. He was very accommodating while at the same time kept to schedule. There were many highlights to the day, including Waimea Falls and Dole Plantation. We thoroughly enjoyed the day and feel it was excellent value.

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