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North Shore

North Shore, Oahu, HI
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Ranked #23 of 326 Attractions in Oahu
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Activities: Surfing, Dining
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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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Hulu Dog moved to the North Shore from the Market Place Waikiki and it still has the best dogs - don't miss out when on this side of the island!!!

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This is Hawaii, green, open, unfettered, unpaved, uncrowded, unhurried, clean. People who do not stray from them crowded, manicured pools of Waikiki or its crowded less than pristine beach are doing themselves no favors!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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78 reviews 78 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

Witnessing the huge waves at the North Shore each winter is epic! Wave heights often reach 40 feet in height, before crashing along the coastline. These waves are dangerous, stay back, and out of the water; as many people have drowned in past years!

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We ended up visiting the North Shore twice on our trip. It only took about 1 hr to get from Waikiki Beach where we stayed to the shore. We absolutely loved the beaches and country feel. We had a free day near the end of the trip and decided to visit one last time before we left. We loved Sunset... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The beaches in the North Shore were great - especially Turtle and Kailua Beach. At Turtle Beach we saw beautiful Green Sea Turtles and both beaches had pristine sand and beautiful views of the Mountains. I recommend going on a day trip here by car to have a look at all the beaches on the coastline. Also, we went of... More

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Canada
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We loved our drive on the nortg shore. The waves and coatline was beautiful and there is alot of scenic points along the way

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Colorado
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18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Must see beaches, shops, get shave ice, eat at Haleiwa Joe's. Wyland gallery is beautiful. Plan to return south on perimeter road down through Sunset beach and Pipeline. Bring swimsuits and cash for roadside coconuts.

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Surf season is from Nov to Mar. The town is sleepy during this time. Great place to drive around and see the shops, beach area and local restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

A little known walking tour is offered by the Visitor centre of the historical village of Hale'iwa. My husband and I decided to take up the 90 minute walking tour ($10 per person) that a local docent (Boyd) hosted. He was timely and had a wealth of local and island history. The tour started with the history of the importance... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Amazing beaches, friendly people, cliff diving,surfing...north shore has everything hawaiin you could ask for. Best part of my oahu vacation.

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