Oahu Island Circle Tour | Full day Oahu Island Tour from Waikiki

Circle Island Tour of Oahu

Adults $179 Kids $109

Fun day trips from Waikiki 🏝️

On our small group Oahu island tours, we combine the must see's & do's with hidden gems — and all while avoiding tourist traps and commission stops 🤙🏽 

We'll cater to exactly what's best for your group by adjusting stops & times, suggesting lesser known spots, and by weaving in as many of your "Hawaii bucket list" items in as we can 🐢

You're going to get the perfect balance of what you came to see & do PLUS what you need to see & do but didn't know about ⚖️

Popular Route 🌴

8+ Stops 📍

📍=Guaranteed 🙋🏽‍♀️=Optional 👀=Pass

In addition to guaranteed stops marked with a📍we've listed optional stops you can request the day of your tour marked with 🙋🏽‍♀️ and places you'll see as we pass by marked with 👀.

👀 Diamond Head Lookout

Pass by one of Waikiki's most popular surf breaks off of Diamond Head Crater.

👀 Koko Head Crater

Pass by Oahu's famous "stair master" hike of 1,000+ stairs!

1️⃣ Halona Blowhole📍

Stop to watch water shoot from a volcanic lava tube pressurized by the ocean.

👀 Eternity Beach

See where the movie "From Here to Eternity" was shot & featured the "bikini" for the first time in cinema.

👀 Sandy Beach

Pass by Oahu's most famous shore break for local boogie boarders & body surfers.

👀 Pele's Chair

Pass by a historic rock formation that looks like a huge chair.

2️⃣ Makapu’u Lookout📍

Stop for a great photo at one of Oahu's most epic lookouts.

👀 Obama's Home

Pass by President Obamas new beachfront compound.

👀 Waimanalo

Drive through a coastal town so beautiful it's known as "God's Country."

🙋🏽‍♀️ Pali Lookout

Optional: This beautiful lookout (and historic battle ground) is a good option when south east traffic is heavy. Ask if interested!

3️⃣ Leonard’s Bakery📍

Stop to try Oahu's #1 bakery for "hot malasada" Portuguese doughnuts.

👀 He'eia Fish Ponds

Pass by a traditional Hawaiian fishery.

👀 Kaneohe Sandbar

See (from a distance) where locals hang out off the coast during the weekend.

🙋🏽‍♀️ Byodo-in Temple

Optional: A beautiful Buddhist temple commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants to Hawaiʻi. Ask if interested!

4️⃣ Macadamia Farm📍

Stop to sample local macadamia nuts, coffee, hot sauces & souvenirs.

🙋🏽‍♀️ Chinaman's Hat

Optional: Snap a fun photo of "wearing the island as a hat." Ask if interested!

👀 Kualoa Ranch

Pass by Oahu's "Jurassic Park" known for zip line, horseback riding, 4-wheelers, and Hollywood filming locations.

👀 Coastal Drive

Drive along Oahu's beautiful eastern coastline as we head up north for lunch!

5️⃣ Creative Photos📍

Stop for creative photos with unique coconut trees, swings & things.

👀 Crouching Lion Hike

Pass by one of Oahu's most scenic (but off limits) hikes known for it's "crouching lion"-like rock formation.

👀 Polynesian Culture Center

Pass by Oahu's #1 earner of tourism dollars and home to a full day experience of different pacific island cultures and evening luau.

6️⃣ Food Truck Lunch📍

Stop at Hawaii's largest food truck lot, featured in Man vs Food and Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.

👀 Turtle Bay Resort

Pass by the North Shore's only resort & filming location for 50 First Dates with Adam Sandler.

🙋🏽‍♀️ Fruit Stand

Optional: Taste fresh local fruit, baked goods, and fried banana lumpia. Ask if interested!

🙋🏽‍♀️ Surf Beaches

Optional: Check out Oahu's most famous surf beaches, like Sunset Beach & Banzai Pipeline. Ask if interested!

👀 Shark's Cove

Pass by one of the coolest snorkel-food truck combo locations.

👀 Waimea Valley

Pass by the North Shore's most beautiful valley, and home of Waimea Falls and Tao Luau.

7️⃣ Turtle Beach📍

Stop to see turtles swimming close to shore or sometimes even on the beach!

👀 Haleiwa Town

Drive through the North Shore's most famous and historic fishing village.

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8️⃣ Shave Ice📍

Stop for our favorite shave ice and local souvenirs—we get 15% off everything!

👀 Pineapple Plantations

Pass by 1,000s of acres of pineapple fields, and depending on the season, see tiny baby pineapples!

👀 Coffee Plantations

Pass by rows of coffee plants and see where we get our coffee.

Kid friendly Oahu sightseeing circle island tours for families with kid-friendly activities, like eating Dole Whip pineapple ice cream at Dole Plantation on North Shore Oahu, Hawaii.

🙋🏽‍♀️ Dole Plantation

Optional: See a variety of different kinds of pineapples up close and taste the famous "Dole Whip" pineapple ice cream. Ask if interested!

🙋🏽‍♀️ Coffee Farm

Optional: Sample fresh coffee and walk through a tiny coffee farm. Ask if interested!

👀 Pearl Harbor

Briefly see ships docked at Pearl Harbor at a distance as we head back to Waikiki (this is really zoomed in, have low expectations.)

🙋🏽‍♀️ Tantalus Lookout

Optional: View Diamond Head Crater, Waikiki, & downtown Honolulu from this epic hilltop lookout. Ask if interested.

⚠️ Expectations

📍In the case of bad traffic or road closures, we may swap out a stop(s) for something else equally fun.

🪑 Seats are chosen in order of pick-ups, and although we do our best to seat groups together, it's not always possible.

🙋🏽‍♀️ We do our best of accommodate your requested "optional" stops, but won't know until the day of.

📣 If you have any "must do's" or "day breakers," please list them in your booking comments, so that we know your priorities in advance, can set proper expectations, and prepare accordingly.

Knowledge is power.

Not only do we know where everything is AND how to optimize your day — we actually design & print Oahu's most popular visitor maps for Waikiki hotels!

You can't go wrong exploring Oahu with the tour company that literally "put Oahu on the map" 📍

Expert Guides

We'll give you a true Hawaiian experience from our perspectives as locals actively involved in promoting Hawaiian history, culture and respect for our land and people 🤙🏾

Best personalized oahu circle island tour for families with kids

Our Promise

We'll custom design a relaxing day that'll deepen your connections with your friends or family, you'll spend the day with a friendly guide who sincerely cares about surprising and delighting you throughout your day, you'll have the freedom to move at your own pace, and you'll visit breathtaking spots that'll leave you with meaningful memories forever!

...and there just might be some of Hawaii's best shave ice, garlic butter shrimp, and sea turtles along the way 🍧🍤🐢


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Circle Island Tour of Oahu, Hawaii 🌴