An Exploration and Introduction to the Island of O'ahu's Historic Sites and Natural Wonders
Kirk's Shore Excursion on the Island of O'ahu is an eclectic tour for up to 3 travelers with a local guide well versed in the history, architecture, and culture of Hawaii. This tour will bring you to must see destinations such as the Nu'uanu Pali Lookout, Iolani Place, Kamehameha Statue, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Historic Haleiwa, Waimea Bay, and a few "secret spots" along the way. The tour will include a scenic drive along the island's spectacular Southeast Coast with brief stops at certain locations to take photos and enjoy O'ahu's natural wonders and beauty. Due to the popularity and high ratings of Kirk's other tours offered on ToursByLocals, he recently began offering this special Shore Excursion. The itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to suit the travelers' interests at any point and time.
*Pick-up travelers at their hotel, airport, cruise ship terminal, or other location to be determined.
*Scenic drive of the Southeast Coast and a stop at the Pali Lookout.
*Visit the State Capitol Historic District (Iolani Place, Kamehameha Statue, and more).
*Lunch. The guide will offer several options.
*Drive to the North Shore and visit Historic Haleiwa.
*Visit famous locations on the North Shore such as Waimea Bay, Pipeline, and Sunset Beach with other stops along the way.
*Return travelers to their hotel, airport, cruise ship terminal, or other location to be determined.
The tour is offered every day and can be begin anytime between 8am and 10am (Note: It is recommended to select the earliest starting time possible so that as much as the above-described itinerary may be completed as possible. In addition, the itinerary may be modified depending on weather and traffic conditions).
Note: The itinerary is flexible and can be modified to suit the travelers' interests at any point and time.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Traveler's hotel, airport, cruise ship terminal, or other location to be determined.
End location: Traveler's hotel, airport, cruise ship terminal, or other location to be determined.
Duration: 8 hours
The guide provides transportation in a 2017 Audi Q5. The Q5 is comfortable for 3 adult passengers. The Q5 has cargo space for 2 large suitcases, 2 carry-on size bags, and 2 small items. If you will be carrying additional luggage on the tour, please send a message to the guide to request a vehicle upgrade before booking. If you are traveling with more than 3 adult passengers, please send a message to the guide for a quote before booking.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 USD - Lunch and incidentals. This is an estimate per traveler.
The guide's vehicle has cargo space for 2 large suitcases and 2 carry-on size bags. If you are carrying additional luggage or traveling with more than 3 adult passengers, please send a message to the guide to request a quote BEFORE booking.
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A wonderful full day tour highlighting history, scenery and architecture. Kirk was very knowledgeable and accommodating to tour changes. (Plus nice car and great playlist). Highly recommended!