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North Shore Surfing Tour
"Beyond the sands and waves of Waikiki the thrill of the surf is only the beginning. Our island tours offer true adventurers a chance to experience much more than the ocean. Hike historic valleys kayak to remote islet shores and savor the tastes of the islands. If you’re looking for fun that many visitors don’t get to experience request your reservation today. Oahu’s north shore is well known for legendary surf breaks like Waimea Sunset and the Banzai Pipeline. People travel the world over for a glimpse of these breaks and we’ll get you there – up close and personal. This countryside tour offers a nostalgic version of Hawaii that any visitor should experience.2 Person Minimum Tour Size All tours are private and exclusive to your group Tour
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2-Hour Small Group Stand-Up-Paddleboarding - SUP - Experience
"An Experience You’ll Always RememberLessons You’ll Never ForgetYour lesson start on the sand with ocean awareness and safety. Then we get you right into the water for a true ocean adventure. No worries our licensed instructors are trained in first aid and lifeguard CPR. Once in the water we show you all the fundamentals of SUP. And if you're an experienced rider then our experienced instructors will help you perfect your SUP wave riding skills. Semi-Private Surfing LessonWhen you and your friends want to go big group stand-up paddle boarding lessons are the only way to go2 Person Minimum Class Size You must book at least 2 Paddlers for this lesson. We do not group together people from different parties so each lesson is private and int"""When you and your friends want to go big
From $100.00
 
East Side of Oahu Surfing Tour
"Find What Lies Beyond WaikikiBeyond the sands and waves of Waikiki the thrill of the surf is only the beginning. Our island tours offer true adventurers a chance to experience much more than the ocean. Hike historic valleys kayak to remote islet shores and savor the tastes of the islands. If you’re looking for fun that many visitors don’t get to experience request your reservation today!East Side TourTraveling east of Waikiki offers a scenic drive to views of Diamond Head the Halona Blowhole and Oahu’s windward side. You’ll see our island green with native plants and a panoramic view of the Koolau mountain range — a beauty that has even captured the lens of Hollywood films and T.V. Come along and encounter a lush vision of Oahu that many vis
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International Market Place

There's a stall or 2 that sell perfume. These look like name brand perfume (only slightly cheaper than Duty Free). We bought "John Gaulteir Le Male" for $50 yet on getting this home we found it was...
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Shopping

Notice that the high-end shops in Waikiki and Ala Moana (Hermes, Gucci, Prada, Chanel, Rolex, YSL etc.) are gorgeous and well-stocked. If you're from Japan or somewhere else where there are ridiculous...
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Waikiki

Watch out... I worked this out but my friend got hooked in. We were walking down the street and a guy had a parrot/ cockatoe and said "here hold this and I will take a photo of you with the bird', I...
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Much Over-priced! Shop around

Well I'm ashamed to say that I was sucked in big time by a lady selling crystal. It was my first ever visit to Waikiki and I guess I was high on the thrill of just being there! I went into a gift shop...
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Dole Pineapple

Ok, I guess I should have read VTers’ tips better. What can I say; this place is a ROYAL waste of time, especially the idiotic train that takes you on a 20 minutes plantation tour. Can you imagine how...
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Free Breakfast deals

One trap is the Free Breakfasts offered by tour companies. Because we were first-timers, we went, even though I read it was a tourist trap. It boils down to - you get what you pay for. The free...
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Polynesian Cultural Center

The Polynesian Cultural Center is a once in a lifetime experience (I hope!). If you're looking for an authentic taste of all the different nations of Polynesia, then visit all of the nations of...
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Waikiki

If you just slide up (north or maka) Kapahulu Ave within about a mile, you'll find a much more authentic Hawaii. Restaurants, coffee bars, surf shops, a couple of off-beat bars. Going even further...
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Waianae Coast

Be kind to the locals, and clean up your mess and you will have a great time here. I've done many adventures here including dolpin diving. I write about a lot of these activities on my fun blog...
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Taxi-cabs, Shuttles & Trollies

Honolulu Airport Shuttles is owned by someone who owns 3 other taxi companies. So they tell you you are getting a good deal as compared to other companies, which they own and offer you "VIP deal" just...
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Hanuama Bay

When it's your first time to the island, you have your dreams of escape. If getting away is your plan, plan on the other islands. Oahu with all its beauty is a tourist trap. There are a number of...
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Scenic Disappointments

Honolulu and Waikiki are nothing but one way streets so be sure to have a map handy AHEAD of time. Don't be stuck like we were driving around for two hours, trying to navigate all of the one way...
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Kahuku Sugar Mill

We were happily winding our way around the island and Valories sister was reading the upcoming destinations. Oh the Kahuku Sugar Mill is up here. So we decided to swing by and check it out. Well we...
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Package Deals or Steals!

Never leaves any value in your car. Thieves are watching for tourists-cars and are waiting until they are out of sight and in less than a minutes they will have broken into your car taking off all...
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Top Hotels in Oahu

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2169 Kalia Rd., Honolulu, Hawaii, 96815, United States
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2417 Prince Edward Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96815, United States
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1277 Mokulua Drive, Kailua, Hawaii, United States
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59-579 Ke Iki Rd, Haleiwa, Hawaii, 96712, United States
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47- 039 Lihikai Drive, (Formerly Schrader's Marine Resort), Kaneohe, Hawaii, 96744, United States
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57-091 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, Hawaii, 96731, United States
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Top Things to Do in Oahu

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Diamond Head

Hiking Diamond Head is one of the great outdoor activities around Honolulu. The hike takes just a few hours and it offers nature, geography, history, an scenic views of the ocean and Honolulu. We...
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Beaches

There is so much to and see in and around Waikiki but you can't forget or avoid the beaches. They are right there in your face no matter where you go in Waikiki. And they are beautiful. Nothing...
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Lanikai Pillboxes Trail

Lanikai Pillboxes is an easy hike even for unadvanced hikers. It is located on the eastside of the island of Oahu and is one of the favorite spots for locals. There is a spectacular view from all of...
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Pearl Harbour

I totally admit I am not a history buff and don't find it fun .. so this wasn't on my short list of things to do .. however my husband isn't crazy about beaches, snorkel and the ocean ... he really...
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Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbour and especially its WWII plight is so famous that once in Honolulu there is practically no chance of skipping it. The area where the unsalvageable sunken ships were laying was turned into...
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Diamond Head

I love taking photos of lighthouses and collect them whenever I travel. I have many lighthouse photos. But Diamond Head Lighthouse is one of my favorites. It is located on a steep cliff on the coast...
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"O'ahu ~ “The Heart of Hawai‘i”"
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"Captivating Oahu"
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AKtravelers

"Oahu: Home Sweet Home in Paradise"
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"Heaven on Earth"
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