Private North Shore Sunset Photo Tour

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  • Day Trip
  • E-Ticket
  • Private Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • 9.5 hr

Leave the hustle and bustle of Honolulu and see the real Hawai'i, the North Shore of Oahu offers a peak into the country side and the untouched wilderness of Hawai'i. Our tours are strictly private, we implement CDC guidelines through out the experience for safety while having fun, perfect for post Covid travel. This tour is an excellent opportunity for photographers who want to capture wildlife and undisturbed landscapes, North Shore also tends to have its own unique culture a part from the rest of the island. Here you can find Green Sea Turtles resting on pristine beaches, in it's own natural habitat, daring surfers who genuinely live and breathe surf culture clash with ferocious waves in the winter months, breath taking scenery untouched and unhindered and epic Hollywood film locations.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Nu’uanu Pali

We will first start our North Shore journey by visiting Pali Lookout at the edge of Nu'uanu Valley, one of the most breathtaking scenic places on Oahu, it's also where the epic battle of Nu'uanu took place, the final battle where King Kamehameha the Great and his forces gained the control of Oahu.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Byodo-In Temple

This enchanting temple is an excellent stop for photography enthusiasts providing beautiful photos.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tropical Farms Macadamia Nut Farm and Farm Tour

Enjoy locally grown macadamia's right from a macadamia tree and capture spectacular views of Kualoa mountain.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kualoa Regional Park

Next up we will journey over to Kualoa Regional Park where you can capture amazing photo's of Mokoli'i island, commonly known as Chinaman's Hat, and the awe inspiring Kualoa mountain of the Ko'olau Range that resembles a giant slain lizard as told in ancient Hawaiian folklore.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Chinaman's Hat

Check out Mokoli'i Island, also know an "Chinaman's Hat"

Duration: 10 minutes

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Explore this stunning beach that few travelers know about with white sand, emerald color water and stunning lush green mountains in the backdrop this beach provides all the qualities for an excellent landscape photo.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kahana Bay Beach Park

After that we will head over to Kahana Bay, a stunning beach surrounded by the majestic Ko'olau Mountains, another excellent spot for taking great photos.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Laie Hawaii Temple

We will then check out the Laie Hawaii Temple, the largest mormon temple in the Pacific right in the heart of Laie town home to one of the largest mormon communities in Hawaii, this scenic temple opens up to a grand entrance with royal palm trees and yellow hibiscus flowers that lead up to it.

Stop At: Kahuku

We will then cruise over to the small town of Kahuku for lunch famous for it's North Shore shrimp and home to the food trucks serving a variety of delicious North Shore cuisine including the famous Giovanni's Shrimp Truck.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kahuku Farms

Afterwards we will head over to Kahuku Land Farms, a local fruit stand where you can savor delicious locally grown exotic fruits and real ice cold coconut water straight from the coconut it self.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kawela Bay

Explore a secret hidden beach that is absolutely stunning, on the way check out a historic banyan tree where scenes from Pirates of the Caribbean and Lost where filmed.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sunset Beach Park

Check out the famous Banzai Pipeline and the iconic Sunset Beach, home of the big surf and where most pro surf competitions are held.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Banzai Pipeline

Watch daring surfers rip through the famous Banzai Pipeline as giant waves form into a barrel roll during the winter months.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sharks Cove

We will then cruise over to Shark's Cove, a crater of an extinct volcano semi submerged in water that's popular for Scuba divers in the summer months, a very unique landscape surrounded by lava formations that make up for stunning photos.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument

Explore the largest Heiau on the island, this ancient Hawaiian sacred site covers roughly 2 acres on a hilltop overlooking Waimea Valley and Waimea Bay.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Waimea Valley

Afterwards we will head over to Waimea Valley Park where you can hike through a Hawaiian rainforest surrounded by giant ancient trees with an abundance of native flowers and birds, this is an excellent opportunity for those who want to photograph birdlife.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Waimea Waterfall

At the end of Waimea valley lies Waimea Falls, a stunning waterfall deep inside the forest where you can take a dip if you like!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Haleiwa Town Center

Afterwards, we will head over to the historical town of Haleiwa, a small country town full of colorful local boutiques and restaurants that represent the laid back island life style, it also has a very big food truck scene offering a variety of different foods, a great experience for foodies who love food trucks! also feel free to grab some delicious "shave ice" from the original Matsumoto's Shave Ice.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Dole Plantation

Next stop we will head over to the famous Dole Pineapple Plantation where you can sample sweet Hawaiian pineapples, don't forget to try the pineapple whips, Dole's famous pineapple flavored ice cream, and check out the worlds largest outdoor maze!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Laniakea Beach

For our final stop we will explore Laniakea Beach also known as "turtle beach" where Green Sea Turtles like to swim up shore and rest upon the beach as the sun sets, you can admire these wonderful creatures basking in their natural habitat from a safe distance as well as a stunning sunset, a very memorable part of the trip.

Duration: 20 minutes
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