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North Shore

Address: North Shore, Oahu, HI
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Oahu North Shore Adventure Half-Day Tour
94%
Ranked #81 of 654 Activities in Oahu
Type: Other outdoor activities, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Surfing, Dining
Owner description: The northern region of Oahu is a destination in itself, offering a...
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Type: Other outdoor activities, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Surfing, Dining
Owner description: The northern region of Oahu is a destination in itself, offering a wide variety of natural wonders and resort activities.
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Detroit, Michigan
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is a road trip from Honolulu but you will see and experience the real Hawaii on the way. I don't recommend swimming there as there are no life guards and the waters are very dangerous even for experienced swimmers. If you decide to run down the huge sand dunes better be in shape and prepared for a very steep... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

If you have a car and can tear yourself away from the beach, a trip to the North Shore is worth your time. When we were there, surfing championships were in progress and it was fun to watch the world class surfers train. The waves are huge--the ones you see in surfer movies. There are some nice restaurants along the... More 

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94 reviews 94 reviews
44 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Drove with the family to go to the beach and do so shopping... Was a wonderful day. The beach, water and weather is awesome...

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Honolulu
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91 reviews 91 reviews
39 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

well it's the crowds the traffic and the beginnings of tackines starting to settle in when you spend a day on the North Shore .Hello Haleiwa? in the ceaseless pursuit of more and more tourist dollars Haleiwa is or has become a less than satisfying atttraction in my opinion It is a real shame too as my love affair with... More 

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Salem, Ohio
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135 reviews 135 reviews
54 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Ok this is what Hawaii is all about! This is the most beautiful part of the island, my husband and I both agree! We stayed 5 nights in Waikiki and 9 in Ko olina. Waikiki is busy but worth seeing, Ko Olina is absolutely stunning and the drive up to the North Shore was even more amazing if that's even... More 

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gold coast
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

North shore , sunset beach, Waimea bay ect.. Just beautiful, untouched by infrastructure, it was lovely to drive along sightseeing , we took a convertible mustang which I highly recommend.. Stop at historical village, best coffee we had in all of USA...

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Roanoke, Virginia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
29 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Famous spot for surfing and food trucks. Very crowded and this is not a busy season here. Don't think I would want to navigate here in the busy season.

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Frisco, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Beautiful beach with a lot of surfers to watch, the water is quiet strong so do not recommend swimming here....great place to sun tan and walk the beach!!!

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I rented a car when I was in Oahu- I was staying at a hotel in Waikiki and I wanted to visit the beaches on the North Shore since they are known for the best waves/surfing in the world so I visited a bunch of different beaches on the North Shore and let me tell you- it did not disappoint!!... More 

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Dundas, Canada
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186 reviews 186 reviews
41 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Big waves, big beaches, laid back and a truly great area. The beach at Waikiki is none of these things. In fact the beach is tiny or non-existent in places.

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