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North Shore

Address: North Shore, Oahu, HI
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Ranked #18 of 242 Attractions in Oahu
Type: Outdoors
Activities: Surfing, Dining
Owner description: The northern region of Oahu is a destination in itself, offering a...
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Type: Outdoors
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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Bunbury, Australia
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158 reviews 158 reviews
94 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

we got to see the beach just a few days after the Pipe Masters was completed but the waves were still great and many surfers still out trying to catch a good break. A Beautiful Beach and well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

The North Shore is a nice spot especially when the big waves are going and people are surfing. It's only then that you can truly appreciate the power and size of the waves and the ocean!

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Ponoka, Canada
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

We drove up the coast from Waikiki on a stormy day. The water was angry and though dangerous for swimming made for some great photographs. Lots of scenic spots on the way to stop for a picnic and more photo ops. Public transport via TheBus can get you there for $2.50 (and back if your transfer window is inside 2... More 

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Bristol, Tennessee
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5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The North Shore has it's own vibe...laid back locals with boards in tow to hit the day's surf action, newbies headed to the nearest surf school, trendy shops, Food Trucks that rival some of the best Island food and vacationers the enjoying it all!! The one thing that the North Shore will not give you is laid back solitude! It... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

If you grew up watching the World Surfing Championships on "The Wide World of Sports" like I did, and you always heard of the "Banzai Pipeline" and "Waimea Bay" and others, this is the spot. We went in summer, so the ocean was very calm and the swimming and snorkeling were awesome. Would like to go back in the winter... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It’s a drive from south or east sides of Oahu, but worth it. Since its winter and the waves/swells were big on the north shore its impressive to see. A major surfing event had just ended the day before and they were hoping for larger waves but they were still huge. Great to drive along, take in the sights, stop... More 

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Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stopped and watched the waves for several days as we drove by and they were amazing. Some of the most beautiful colors of blue against a tropical paradise I have ever seen.

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We went to the North Shore and I'm so glad we did! Make it a day and go to the Haleiwa Town and Beach Park. The you can go 10 minutes east to Waimea Valley and/or 20 mins west to Keana Point, which was AMAZING with the secluded beaches and huge waves. We were the only couple on the beach!... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The island is beautiful especially if you get out of Waikki We got lucky and watched the surfing compeition

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014- From Honolulu- Crown Princess cruise dock we took the local bus to the North Shore of Hawaii. For the best view, Try to get a seat on the Right side of the bus going to the North Shore and a seat on the Left side of the bus on the return ride. Go out the Honolulu... More 

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