Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, our famous Oahu island tour is the ultimate way to soak up all the beauty and culture of Hawaii in just one day.
During this Oahu sightseeing tour, you will be swept away to the island’s most breathtaking landmarks and destinations, including the world-famous Hanauma Bay, the spouting “Blow Hole,” and the renowned Kualoa Ranch, which is nestled against the stunning Koolau Mountains.
(* denotes stops made, ** denotes stop if parking available)
Diamond Head – A 200,000-year-old defining volcanic structure formed the Honolulu Volcanic Series. It’s a worldwide symbol of the Hawaiian Islands
Kahala Estates – A large concentration of some of the most expensive real estate and beachfront properties in Hawaii. Many celebrities and business moguls vacation homes in this area.
Hanauma Bay Lookout** – Once a recreational area of the Hawaiian nobility, today this sheltered bay is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Island. Closed on Tuesdays, this tour does not include swimming.
Halona “Blow Hole” Lookout** – This volcanic lava tube propels water into the sky like a whale’s blowhole
Waimanalo Town* – This quaint, scenic town is known for its local flavor and numerous plant nurseries and agricultural lots that extend back toward the Koolau Mountains.
Nuuanu Pali Lookout* – The bewitchingly scenic lookout was also the site of the Battle of Nuuanu, one of the bloodiest conflicts in Hawaiian history. It was here that Kamehameha I conquered the island of Oahu on his quest to unite the Hawaiian Islands. Please note: Nuuanu Pali Lookout reopened on 11/4/19!
Byodo-In Temple* – This picturesque Buddhist temple tucked in the Valley of the Temples is a half-sized replica of the 900-year-old temple in Japan. It has been featured in the TV series Hawaii Five-O, Magnum P.I., Lost and the 2001 movie Pearl Harbor.
Kualoa Ranch* – Enjoy a tram ride around one of the most scenic places on any of the Oahu tours. The sacred hill of Kauakahi-a-Kahoowaha, found here, was the key to the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Oahu.
Laie Hawaii Mormon Temple – The first temple built by the Latter Day Saints Church outside the continental United States, this beautiful complex features breathtaking lush tropical gardens of Hawaiian foliage and flowers, cascading water features and more.
North Shore Surfing Beaches – Welcome to the surfing mecca of the world! Watch out for the massive waves that have attracted so many surfers to its shores. These beaches are also a popular area for filming.
Dole Plantation* – Visit Hawaii’s “Pineapple Experience,” see pineapples from all over the world and try the delicious Dole Whip ice cream. Approximate 20min stop.
Chinaman’s Hat – The basalt islet in Kaneohe Bay is shaped curiously like a hat. According to Hawaiian mythology, the island is formed from the remains of a Dragon’s tail that were chopped off and tossed to the ocean.
Duration: 9 hours
Time: 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Kualoa buffet menu: Kualoa field green salad, fresh pineapple wedges, kimchee, BBQ pork ribs, buttered corn, mango-pineapple teriyaki chicken, Kualoa chili, steamed white rice, chef’s choice of dessert.
Vegetarian/gluten-free menu: Guests can choose one of the following items from the buffet, which come with Kualoa field green salad, kimchee, and fresh sliced pineapple
VEG – Stuffed spinach mushroom roll-ups, garden burger, veggie wrap, or veggie sandwich
GF – Grilled mahi-mahi
- Includes a souvenir gift and a BBQ buffet lunch at Aunty Pat’s Cafe at Kualoa Ranch
- Kualoa Ranch is closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
- Lunch stop at Coral Kingdom will be provided as a substitute on these days
Change & Refund Policies
- Free cancellation at or before 16:00 at least 3 days before the date of use
- Cancellations made after 16:00 at least 3 days before the date of use will incur a cancellation fee of 100%
- Partial cancellation of this booking is not permitted
How to Use It
- With electronic voucher
Adult: Age 12+
Child: Age 4 to 11
Moderate walking – please wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately.
You may wish to bring a light jacket in case of rain at Kualoa Ranch. The Legends and Legacy Tram is included in the tour.
Dole Plantation’s maze, train, and garden tour are not included in the tour.
Hanauma Bay is closed on Tuesdays, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
Dole Plantation is closed on Christmas Day.
Kualoa Ranch is closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Lunch stop at Coral Kingdom will be provided as a substitute on these days (lunch included only in Deluxe Tour Packages).
Byodo-In Temple gift shop closed on Christmas Day.
Routes and time may be modified or restricted due to circumstances beyond the control of the project company