North Shore Circle Island Adventure Including Snorkeling with the Turtles

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Honolulu, USA

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8 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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Circle most of the island of Oahu on a full-day tour by minibus limited to 24 (possible to go over 28) passengers, a smaller group than typical island coach tours. With an informative guide, you’ll make about a dozen stops, including the chance to see Hawaiian green sea turtles in their natural habitat during an hour of snorkeling on Oahu’s North Shore. Get a comprehensive overview of top attractions such as Diamond Head, Makapu’u Beach, Halona Blowhole and the Dole Plantation. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Waikiki is included.


  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Family friendly
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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1409 reviews

Average 4.86 out of 5 stars based on 1409 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Christine_W, Nov 2022 Verified
Great tour guide. Nice small group. Appreciate having less than 25 people on the tour. Tour guide extremely knowledgeable (Justin).
santitap8, Nov 2022 Verified
This was a fantastic way to experience a taste of the island, literally and figuratively. Nevin was our tour guide and he did an amazing job introducing us to the culture and history of Oahu! We were able to photograph spectacular views, swim where the turtles swim and enjoy foods along the excursion native to the island. Thank you for an amazing day!
Cynthia_T, Nov 2022 Verified
Justin was an awesome guide and even went snorkeling with us to point out sealife! Swimming and snorkeling with sea turtles wa amazing! Justin was very thoughtful and considerate of guests at all times and continued to give pointers to make the tour efficient for all! Great job. Can’t wait to come again!
BigAng411, Nov 2022 Verified
We had a great day with Johnny Aloha! He was entertaining and taught us a lot about the island. We enjoyed all the stops and enjoyed the beach. We didn’t snorkel with turtles since the water was murky but we did see them in the water from the land. We loved having lunch at Tsue’s - delicious! It was an awesome time!!!!
AndrewFindlay71, Nov 2022 Verified
Ann and I had a great day out.Kurt is very knowledgeable and engaging with just the right balance of legends, facts and fun.The turtle beach had just the right ratio of sand to crushed shell on the shore, and the alkalinity balance of the ocean was bang on - not too salty just right.Bus was spotless and Harry got us safely around in good time.Thanks to everyone on our trip especially our neighbours from the Illawarra NSW Australia for keeping it local 5,000 mi from home.Recommended.Andrew (not Andy)
Alissa R, Nov 2022 Verified
Harry was a great driver, Justin a wonderful guide- full of knowledge, respect and enthusiasm for his local community and culture. We saw some amazing island sites, swam with sea turtles, and ate some yummy treats. Would recommend. Only note for future bookers- we booked through Cool Destinations, and some of the mentioned stops we didn’t visit. For us this was no issue, but if you are a little picky with things like this, this is your heads up to relax and enjoy the adventure.
Kelly a, Nov 2022 Verified
We had an excellent day traveling around Oahu with Johnny and Victor! We learned a lot about the island and some of the history. Mahalo!
Conrad F, Nov 2022 Verified
This circle island tour was great. It covered many of the highlights of Oahu such as the Halona Blowhole, Eternity Beach, Chinaman's Hat, and the Dole Plantation. We also had a chance to buy fresh fruit at farm stands, eat a fabulous shrimp lunch, and sample macadamia nuts and coffee. The tour also included a stop to snorkel and swim with turtles.Harry our driver was great. He had the tour bus promptly at our hotel pickup location at the scheduled time. He checked the bus frequently to ensure it was safe. It rained briefly during one of our stops but Harry squeegeed all the bus windows to ensure we could still get a good view.Kurt our tour guide was very informative and answered all our questions. He kept us entertained with his many anecdotes. With some encouragement from Kurt, one of the passengers performed a hula to some music played over the bus sound system. The bus was truly"rocking".
William P, Nov 2022 Verified
The tour was absolutely phenomenal. The tour guide Justin was a great guy. He was very knowledgeable about the islands history and about the animals and wildlife that lives on it. The tour was a blast with very memorable photos and experiences. I would definitely recommend it to family and friends.
N6057GRsamanthap, Nov 2022 Verified
Awesome day. Our guide Justin was knowledgeable and entertaining. Comfortable and clean transportation which ran on time. Great to see and swim with the turtles. Highly recommend.

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