Ultimate Circle Island Adventure With Waimea Waterfall - Honolulu

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
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  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    7:30 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    For all our adventures you can select from nine centrally located and convenient meeting points in Waikiki. In addition to the listed hotels, we also pick up at the Army .. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Join us on this exciting journey of discovery to see the beautiful Hanauma bay, Kaiwi coastline, the famous Halona Blowhole,From Here to Eternity beach, Makapuu Lookout, world-renowned Pali Lookout, visit Valley of the Temples, colorful Byodo-in Temple, scenic Chinamans Hat and Kahana bay. We stop for lunch at Fumis Shrimp Stand on the North Shore where you'll be served your choice of nine different sauteed shrimp plates with steaming rice and a delicious shave-ice treat.World famous Sunset Beach and Waimea Valley, the Arboretum and Waterfall are next, followed by the Dole Pineapple Fields and Plantation.
Throughout your journey of discovery around the island of Oahu your nature guide will provide a fascinating narration about Hawaii's bird and plant species, geology, history and culture.Tour includes admission fees to all visited locations, includes the lunch and shave-ice, and each party also receives a 152-page Gift Book Guide to Nature on Oahu as a souvenir.

Highlights

  • A la carte lunch included
  • All entrance fees included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Several menus to choose from

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Oahu nature tours, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

Join us on this exciting journey of discovery that will satisfy your senses and provide exceptional photo opportunities. Our first stop is near the world-famous icon of Hawaii, Diamond head Crater, where we stop at the Amelia Earheart monument which overlooks the Pacific Ocean as the 100.000 year old volcanic crater towers above you.
Our island discovery continues with the beautiful Hanauma bay, a pristine marine eco-system with colorful living coral reefs and beaming fish and marine life.
Travelling along Oahus spectacular southeast coastline we arrive at the famous Halona Blowhole and From Here to Eternity beach where Green Sea Turtles can often be spotted in the emerald green waters of the cove made famous by the only Oscar-winning movie made in Hawaii.
Our next stop is Makapuu Lookout where you will see the island's most recent lava flows, and enjoy incredible panoramic views of offshore islands, turquoise and Azure ocean water and breathtaking lava cliffs above.
Driving North we arrive at the Valley of the Temples and visit the colorful Byodo-in Temple, a photographer's dream.
Continuing on the relaxing windward coast we also visit scenic Chinamans Hat, a picturesque islet located in the warm, tropical waters of Kaneohe Bay.
Laie Point is our next stop. Here you can see native Hawaiian coastal plants and birds and Kukuihoolua, the famous puka island with a hole in its center.
We stop for lunch at Fumis Shrimp Stand on the North Shore where you will be served your choice of nine different sauteed shrimp plates with steaming rice and a delicious, shave-ice treat.
World famous Sunset Beach is next on your itinerary. This is the legendary big-wave surfing location where towering, giant waves arrive between November-April.
Next we visit Waimea Valley and Waterfall. This enchanting location showcases over 5,000 species of tropical flowering plants, ancient archaeological sites, and one of the most scenic waterfalls on the island.
Our last stop is the historic Dole plantation where you will find many colorful varieties of pineapple species from all over the world.
Throughout your journey of discovery around the island of Oahu your nature guide will provide a fascinating narration about Hawaii's bird and plant species, geology, history and culture.

Duration: 11 hours

Stop At: Diamond head State Monument, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

Our first stop is on the outside slopes of the world-famous icon of Hawaii, Diamond head crater, where we stop at the Amelia Earhart monument which overlooks the Pacific Ocean and Shangri-la as the 100,000-year-old volcanic crater towers above you.
*This tour does not include an entry inside the crater, but makes a photo-stop on the outer flanks of it. Hiking to the top of the crater from inside is included in our Diamond head hiking tour.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hanauma bay nature preserve, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

Our island discovery continues with the beautiful Hanauma bay, a pristine marine eco-system with colorful living coral reefs and beaming fish and marine life.
(*Hanauma Bay is closed by the State on Tuesdays to give the bay recovery time from sunscreen pollution and protect the reef's species.)

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Halona Blowhole, Oahu, Hawaii

This is an intriguing geographical spot where the ocean has undercut the lava and drilled a hole through to the top.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Eternity Beach, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

Green Sea Turtles can often be spotted in the emerald green waters of the cove made famous by the only Oscar-winning movie made in Hawaii.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Makapu'u Point, Oahu, Hawaii

Driving along a beautiful, scenic coastline overlooking the Makapuu Peninsula.

Stop At: Sandy beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii

We continue to visit Sandy beach, a beautiful sandy-bottom beach that looks peaceful and serene but is known for its notoriously powerful shore-breaks, pounding waves and body-surfing opportunities.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Nuuanu pali, Oahu, Hawaii

The Nuuanu pali State Wayside is a lookout above the Pali Highway tunnels where youre treated to a panoramic view of Oahu's Windward side with sweeping views of Kaneohe, Kaneohe Bay and Kailua. Its also well known for strong tradewinds, forming a natural wind tunnel of sorts. It was here in 1795 that Kamehameha The Great conquered the island of Oahu in one of the bloodiest battles in Hawaiian history. Led by Kalanikupule, the defenders of Oahu were driven back up into the valley where they were trapped above the cliff. More than 400 of Kalanikupule's soldiers were driven off the edge of the cliff to their deaths 1,000 feet below.
**Important Notification:
A recent landslide and the subsequent shutdown/ closures of nearby roads by the State of Hawaii is currently making it impossible for us to visit one of our stops on your Ultimate Circle Island Adventure.
The affected location is the Pali Lookout. We can still offer you eleven scheduled stops around the island though because we are adding a replacement location: Haleiwa Bay, where we will look for endangered Green Sea Turtles and see a Baywatch Hawaii filming location. The State is planning extensive repairs for the next two months until about August this year. This period of course can be shorter or it can be extended by the State but as soon as they open the roads again we are reverting to the original itinerary. The tour price remains unaffected by this itinerary change.

Stop At: Byodo-In Temple, Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii

The Temple grounds are a lushly landscaped paradise nestled in a cleft of the pali and are home to wild peacocks and hundreds of Japanese koi carp. The beautiful grounds include a large reflecting pond, meditation niches, and small waterfalls. Visitors describe this destination as beautiful, peaceful, and restful.
The TV series Hawaii Five-O and Magnum, P.I. featured several episodes where the temple is incorporated into the plot. The temple and its gardens also appeared in an episode of the ABC series Lost, "House of the Rising Sun" in season one as the home of Sun's father.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chinaman's Hat, Oahu, Hawaii

This is one of Oahus offshore islands that can be reached on foot at low tide.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Malaekahana Bay, Oahu, Hawaii

We will visit another beautiful spot and local favorite, Malaekahana Bay and Beach Park

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kahuku Farms, Kahuku, Oahu, Hawaii

*LUNCHSTOP! continuing north toKahuku, we visit ashrimp farmand one of the locals' favorite shrimp trucks, Fumi's, where you will be served a delicious garlic shrimp, fish, or chicken plate and Hawaiian-style shaved ice (*vegetarian options are also available). After lunch, you can observe endangered wetland birds, and learn about Hawaiian aquaculture from your tour guide.
*Lunch is included in the tour price!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Sunset Beach Park, Haleiwa, Oahu, Hawaii

World famousSunset Beachis next on your itinerary. This is the legendary big-wave surfing location where towering, giant waves arrive and surfing contests are held between November-April.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Waimea Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Oahu, Hawaii

Next we visitWaimea Valley and Waterfall. This enchanting location showcases over 5,000 species of tropical flowering plants, ancient archaeological sites, and one of the most scenic waterfalls on the island.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dole plantation, Wahiawa, Oahu, Hawaii

Dole plantation, located on the North Shore of Oahu, provides enjoyable activities for the entire family, including the Pineapple Express Train Tour, the Plantation Garden Tour, and the Pineapple Garden Maze. Also popular are the informational displays and presentations, as well as the plantation country store offering a wide variety of Dole plantation gifts, local favorites, foods and refreshments including DoleWhip. Fresh pineapple is also available for purchase.

Duration: 25 minutes

Inclusions

Local taxes

Lunch

Live commentary on board

Professional guide

Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)

a 152 page book Pocket Guide to Nature on Oahu (Value $11.50) that details other unique places on Oahu to see and enjoy nature. (One book per party)

Entry/Admission - Oahu Nature Tours

Entry/Admission - Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

Entry/Admission - Byodo-In Temple

Entry/Admission - Kahuku Farms

Entry/Admission - Waimea Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Minimum age required is 3-years old

Traveler Reviews

  • 09-Mar-2020

    Pe was great! You can definitely tell she loves her job! The tour is long but well worth it. Go from the beach to the mountains in one day!

  • 06-Mar-2020

    Kiki was the absolute best tour guide ever! Great personality, lots of stories, always kept us entertained. Was a long day, basically covered the whole island. The waterfall was very underwhelming, more like a stream, but overall would recommend this tour.

  • 02-Mar-2020

    Great educational tour, pe is an excellent guide , the Waimea waterfall was beautiful and the Dole pineapple plantation was a fun last stop on the tour

  • 28-Feb-2020

    Eric did an outstanding job. The lunch at Fumi’s was awesome. Unfortunately we did not see any sea turtles.

  • 24-Feb-2020

    We enjoyed not only the scenery, which included beaches (of course), the waterfall, the flora, and others with this tour. We also listened to the history of the various parts of the Oahu, legends of areas of the island, but Kiki's personal experiences of growing up within the Hawaiian cultural background. We would not hesitate to recommend this experience. We all were treated as an integral part of the tour and not as though we were just his job.

  • 14-Feb-2020

    We had Kiki for our driver and he had amazing stories to tell us. He kept us pretty well entertained throughout the day.

  • 11-Feb-2020

    Unfortunately, much of our trip in early January was marred by bad weather, but taking this trip around Oahu was enlightening. Our tour guide was humorous and a happy woman. The outdoor lunch on picnic tables that were mostly soaked by rain, was not so great. We spent a little too much time at a park called Waimea Valley K Komo Mai in Haleiwa, whose restrooms were not functioning. The Dole Plantation stop was short but just enough time to enjoy a "pineapple whip."

  • 11-Feb-2020

    Kiki our tour guide was informative and personable. Kiki created many natural stops for our comfort food

  • 03-Feb-2020

    It was a great tour! The only negative is that it was New Year's Day and some of the sites were closed.

  • 31-Jan-2020

    Our tour guide PE did a great job she was very knowledgeable about all of the different areas and sites