A COMPREHENSIVE CIRCLE ISLAND TOUR
- Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii
Our Best Of Oahu Circle Island Tour is your one-stop solution for a comprehensive and enjoyable exploration of Oahu's breathtaking beauty and rich history. Jump aboard our comfortable, window-lined mini-coach as we whisk you away for a day filled with awe-inspiring vistas, charming North Shore towns, and captivating historic sites. Our local guide will ensure that this day is not just a tour, but an immersive Hawaiian experience. With logistics taken care of, all you need to do is sit back, relax, and soak in the unmatched beauty of Oahu. Book now to embark on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure!
Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii
Best Of Oahu Circle Island Tour Features
Incredible Vehicle Sightseeing
Sightsee like never before in our mini-coach, an environment designed for ultimate comfort and enjoyment. Sink into the plush, over-padded seats while enjoying the ever-changing views from the large windows. The elevated seating ensures that every passenger has an unobstructed view of the island's natural wonders. There's more to the journey than just the destination, so why not travel in a vehicle that is spacious, comfortable, and air-conditioned?
The Byodo-in Temple
The Byodo-in Temple, nestled in the serene Valley of the Temples on Oahu, Hawaii, serves as a symbol of tranquility and harmony. This stunning piece of architecture replicates the original Byodo-In located in Uji, Japan, and is an exemplar of the Heian-era Buddhist pure land style. The temple is surrounded by lush, meticulously maintained gardens with peacocks roaming freely and koi swimming in the ponds—an idyllic scene inviting visitors to take a moment of reflection and peace. The centerpiece is a large statue of the Amida Buddha, covered in gold and lacquer, which adds to the temple's spiritual ambiance. Despite being a non-practicing Buddhist temple, Byodo-in is a place of beauty, tranquility, and historical significance that invites visitors from around the world to appreciate its charm.
Available Tour Add-ons
Looking to change or add a unique experience to your Circle Island Tour? Discover the perfect blend of Oahu's most sought-after attractions, tailored to your party's specific needs.
- See Pearl Harborʻs Arizona Memorial
- Explore Waimea Valley & take the Waterfall Stroll
- Spend half a day At the Polynesian Cultural Center
- Skip the group and Make Your Circle Island Tour Private
Best Of Oahu Circle Island Tour Details
Flexible pickup locations from the pier, airport, or Waikiki area
Family-friendly and fun for everyone
Ride aboard a comfortable, luxury mini-coach
Enjoy incredible views of the landscape
Explore various South Oahu scenic lookouts
Visit historic downtown Honolulu
Savor a refreshing treat at the Dole Plantation
Walk around the stunning Byodo-in Temple
Experience the enchanting beauty of Oahu with our exceptional circle island tour! This journey offers an eclectic blend of remarkable sites, each tailored to present the island’s unique charm.
Our journey starts in the heart of Honolulu, the longstanding hub of Hawaiian activity. There, we will admire the golden statue of the great King Kamehameha, draped in leis, before we set off to explore the North Shore. A stop at the Dole Plantation will allow you to savor a delicious treat within a tranquil garden setting.
As we traverse the island to reach the North Shore, your guide, filled with fascinating anecdotes and historical insights, will bring the trip to life. You'll be privy to incredible views from the comfort of your seat, as we make our way through charming coastal towns and past famous beaches, pausing at scenic spots whenever possible.
Our midday break is at Kahuku, a former sugar mill reinvented as a bustling marketplace where you can support local chefs and savor a variety of tantalizing dishes. No boxed lunches here; we celebrate local cuisine!
We then cruise down the leeward side of the island, treating you to stunning oceanic views. Rejuvenate with a refreshing beverage at a tropical fruit farm before we move on to the tranquil Byodo-in Temple, an exact replica of a six-century-old temple in Japan. This serene spot is a testament to Oahu's diverse cultural tapestry.
The tour is far from over! We'll ascend to the historic Nuʻuanu Pali Overlook, the site of a pivotal battle in Hawaiian history, offering panoramic views of our next destination - the leeward coast. As we circle the southern tip, we'll take in magnificent views, explore a blowhole, and end our journey with a scenic drive around Diamond Head back to Waikiki.
Price & Availability
8-Hour Oahu Circle Island Tour From Waikiki Hotels
|AdultAges 18 yrs+||$149.99|
|ChildAges 4-17 yrs||$139.99|
8-Hour Oahu Circle Island Tour From Kahului Airport On Maui
|AdultAges 18 yrs+||$419.99|
|ChildAges 4-17 yrs||$409.99|
- 6:45 AM Pier / Airport Pickup
- 7:00 AM Waikiki Pickup
- 7:10 AM Diamond Head Lookout / Earhart Marker Stop
- 7:50 AM Halona Blow Hole Stop
- 8:30 AM Nuuanu Pali Overlook Stop
- 9:00 AM Byodo-in Temple Stop
- 10:00 AM Macadamia Nut Farm (snacks) Stop
- 11:00 AM Kahuku Sugar Mill & Food Trucks (lunch on your own) Stop
- 1:00 PM Haleiwa Town & North Shore Beaches Drive By
- 1:30 PM Dole Plantation Stop
- 2:50 PM Historic Downtown Honolulu Stop
- 3:00 PM Waikiki Drop Off
- 4:00 PM Airport Drop Off
*Sample route & timing
- Pickup and return to your Waikiki hotel or nearby location
- Transportation in a comfortable mini-coach max 24 passengers
- Entrance fees to Byodo-in Temple
- Multiple stops for food & treats
- Live tour guide
- Elevated, extra-comfortable seat and secure storage of your belongings
- Any request for a refund 72 hours or more before the tour or activity starts is honored with a full refund.
- No refunds are issued for any cancellations inside the 72-hour period, prior to the start of your tour.
- There is no refund for no-shows.
- There is no charge for date change or tour change based on tour availability outside of the 72-hour cancellation period.
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