3 Great Ways to See Oahu’s Famous North Shore

Oahu’s North Shore beaches are known for their beauty and for their waves. Surfers from all over the world come to the North Shore in order to face the challenging waves in competitions. Waimea Beach, Sunset Beach, Ehukai, and Laniakea Beach all sit along the North Shore, ready to welcome visitors. On a tour with Discover Hawaii Tours, you can take a guided tour to all of these beaches and learn about their history and why each is unique. Here are just a few options for tours that stop along the beautiful North Shore beaches.


On the North Shore and Polynesian Cultural Center Oahu with Luau and Show, you’ll drive past the scenic North Shore beaches and also perhaps stop in one of the small, rural towns along the North Shore such as Haleiwa Town, Waialua, or Pupukea. Haleiwa Town was founded in 1832 by missionaries to Hawaii and today is still one of Oahu’s most famous towns. This tour also makes a stop at the Polynesian Cultural Center on Oahu. Here you’ll be given a tour that will teach you all about the culture of Polynesian nations and then you’ll be treated to incredible show called Ha: Breath of Life, cultural Polynesian dance, and a delicious, traditional luau dinner.

Discover Hawaii Tours’ Ultimate Circle Island Eco-Adventure Tour is a great way to see the North Shore Beaches along with a number of other great natural sites in Oahu. Aboard a comfortable tour bus, you’ll drive past the beaches and make a few stops to enjoy the scenic lookouts. This tour makes a special stop at Laniakea Beach, or Turtle Beach, where green sea turtles live. You can get an up close look at the beautiful creatures. Then it’s back on the bus to finish the day with stop at Sunset Beach, the Byodo-In Temple—a replica of a 950-year old Buddhist Temple—and other lookouts such as the Amelia Earhart Lookout.

Along the North Shore Beaches sits Kualoa Ranch, a working ranch which is also open to visitors. You can visit this ranch on any number of Discover Hawaii Tours’ tour options that include both half day and full day tours. While you’re there, choose from lots of great activities such as ATV rides, movie site tours, and jungle expeditions.

These tours fill up quickly, so make sure that you book now in order to reserve a seat on one of Discover Hawaii Tours’ great tour options. The beautiful white sands of the North Shore beaches await; book online or call us at 808-670-3743.

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