Ohana Circle Island Tour


About our Oahu Circle Island Tour

Ohana Circle Island tour is a guided day tour of Oahu with pick up and drop off in beautiful Waikiki. Oahu is known for being a sightseeing paradise, full of spectacular lookout points, incredible white sandy beaches, colorful culture, outstanding surf and unique wildlife. Our local guide will spend the day with you on our semi-private shuttle escorting your ohana to some of Oahu’s Hidden Gems on our highly rated Oahu circle island tour that even has a special stop at the majestic Byodo-in Temple. Admission included in the cost of the ticket.

Ohana Circle Island Tour stops include:

Diamond Head, Halona Blowhole, Makapu’u Pt, Byodo- In Temple (admission included in ticket price), Macadamia Nut and Hawaiian Kona Coffee Shop, Lunch at Local Hawaiian Restaurant (Garlic Shrimp, Kalua Pork, Coconut shrimp and much more), North Shore Fruit Stand, Chinaman’s Hat, Sunset Beach, North Shore beach home to Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles for turtle spotting, and Dole Pineapple Plantation

What to Bring

Cash for lunch, souvenirs, and a camera 🙂


Waikiki Pickup (7:00 - 7:20 a.m.)

Our semi private shuttle will arrive at 7am for pick up in Waikiki with a local guide to help you prepare for a day of exploring the island of Oahu. Pick up times vary by hotel and will be automatically assigned when you input your information into our online booking platform.

Diamond Head Lookout

The first lookout we visit is an elevated view perched on the eastern side of Waikiki’s famous Diamond Head Volcano. This lookout grants us a great opportunity for pictures of the south eastern coastline of Oahu, with notable sights as far as Hanauma bay and Maui on a clear day. The location is more formally known as Amelia Earhart Lookout, known for where bystanders gathered to watch Earhart make her first solo aviation journey from Hawaii to North America.

Halona Blowhole

Molten lava tubes from volcanic eruptions that occurred from Oahu’s Koko Head crater formed the natural occurrence known as the Halona Blowhole. This lava tube extends into the ocean with a very narrow opening at the top, and when the surf is just right, water pressure builds up within the lava tube and erupts through the narrow opening creating a special Hawaiian geyser for your viewing pleasure.

Makapu’u Point

Witness Waimanalo’s dramatic sea cliffs as we turn into Oahu’s windward side as we begin our journey to the North Shore of Oahu. Look off into the azure blue waters of the bay and you will see Oahu’s famous Manana Island also known as Rabbit island due to its rabbit-like shape.

Byodo In Temple

Built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants to Hawaiʻi, the temple grounds are nestled on the foothills of Ko'olau Mountains and surrounded by a lush Hawaiian landscape which is home to wild peacocks and hundreds of Japanese koi carp. The beautiful grounds instill an out of body experience via a large reflecting pond, meditation niches, and small waterfalls. Admission included into the price of the tour.

Hawaiian Coffee and Macadamia Nut Tastings

After a beautiful drive along Oahu’s eastern coastline, our next stop is a local shop that finds itself tucked away under aged Banyan trees. This location provides macadamia nut and delicious Kona coffee tastings amongst other treats like tempting Hawaiian chocolates.

Chinaman’s Hat and Kualoa Valley Mountain Range

Chinaman’s Hat, also known as Mokolii, is nestled right next to the Kualoa Valley Mountain range. This location is known for its dramatic landscape filmed in a number of Hollywood movies; most notably and fan favorite Jurassic Park. The island has earned the nickname Chinaman’s Hat from its resemblance to the straw hats that the Chinese immigrants wore when working Oahu’s sugar plantations during the early 1900’s.

Famous North Shore Shrimp Lunch at Local Hawaiian Restaurant

We break for lunch at a local restaurant where you can have your pick of either a famous North Shore Garlic Shrimp plate or other local delicacies. Non-Shellfish and Vegetarian options are available. Please bring cash for lunch.

Tropical Fruit Stands

After lunch we make a stop at a North Shore tropical fruit stand which offers ice cold coconuts to drink from, fresh mangos, and other tropical treats.

North Shore Sunset Beach

A change of pace from the crowded beaches of Waikiki, the infamous Sunset Beach on the North Shore offers tranquility and is the epitome of a beautiful Hawaiian Beach. However don’t let the summer months fool you, during the winter months, swells of 30 to 40 feet can be seen from the safe confines of shore.

Hawaii Green Sea Turtle Spotting

Hono is the Hawaiian name for our beloved Green Sea Turtles. Our Honu are very Hawaiian in that they love to lay on the sand and bask under the warm sun. We take you to a beach where we hope to spot this incredible occurrence.

Dole Pineapple plantation

A historic pineapple plantation home to pineapple magnets, pineapple t-shirts, pineapple keychains and most importantly pineapple ice cream aka Dole Whip!! A great way to end the day and get some pineapple themed souvenirs for your friends and family back home.

Waikiki Return (3:30 - 4:00)

After a day of activities and fun, we return to Waikiki, just in time to make plans for the night. Mahalo for joining us!

Frequently Asked Questions

Our Oahu tour lasts approximately 8 hours, depending on where you’re staying in Waikiki. Pickups are anywhere between 7:00 am -7:20 am, drop-offs are between 3:30 pm – 4:00 pmV

Please bring extra cash for lunch, snacks, Dole’s pineapple ice cream, and gratuities for the tour if you see fit.

There will be many stops along the way, about every 30-45 minutes for restroom stops.

Cancel within 48 hrs no questions asked!

We don’t guarantee turtle sightings because we can’t control wildlife. However, it is highly likely because we work with the lifeguards on the north shore that do turtle spotting for us. If you don’t see turtles you may join the tour again for free until you see turtles!

Check out our Reviews on google and Tripadvisor

Erica Morrison
Erica Morrison
Fantastic tour and the best tour guide! Saw so many beautiful sights and felt like I got to see a part of the entire island. Even had a lot of turtle sightings. Worth the day trip. Thanks for a great time!
Trent Toller
Trent Toller
My wife and I enjoyed getting the tour of the island. Our tour guide Noah was awesome and shared a lot of info with us. And that shrimp restaurant? Great spot to take us tourists. If we ever come back ( already looking for another trip), we will definitely look into another tour with you! Highly recommend anyone wanting to explore the island to check this tour out! And hopefully you get Noah as your guide!
Carey Buth
Carey Buth
Rocky is a amazing tour guide. He threw in more information about the island and even showed us the Obama family house while passing by which wasn't part of the tour.
Gaylynne Price
Gaylynne Price
Gary is the best. We were on tour with him. And he was so entertaining. He will answer all your questions.
Debbie Aguilar
Debbie Aguilar
Cousin Cliff taught us a lot on our trip. This tour had all the best stops and was a lot of fun. Totally worth it!
luther kincade
luther kincade
Had James as my Tour guide. I highly suggest getting him as your guide. Very very knowledgeable and gives you the history of the true hawaii. I had so many questions about the Hawaiian culture and he answered them and more. Great guide!!! Great tour!! It was the highlight of my vacation.
Craig Kuhlman
Craig Kuhlman
Very good 👍
Michael Matyjewicz
Michael Matyjewicz
The island tour with Kanamu was excellent! Kanamu told us history of the island that came from her heart. She's a great guide and I loved every minute of it.

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