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GyPSy Guide Oahu

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Address: 2300 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 866 477 4171
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Description: If you plan to rent a car to explore Oahu you can turn your car into a...
If you plan to rent a car to explore Oahu you can turn your car into a tour guide for scenic self-drive sightseeing. There are 230 commentary points that activate automatically as you drive, playing interesting and entertaining commentary about the best things to see and do as they come into view. The content is prepared by professional tour guides. GyPSy Guide is a small device that you rent and plug into the car stereo or you can now download the app version of the tours on iPhone/iPad. The island is divided into 2 great tours, Beaches and Volcanoes which focuses on the South East corner including Diamond Head, Hanauma Bay, Kailua and more. The Island Circle route tours all the way around the island and a full day is recommended. It visits the North Shore surfing beaches, Chinamans Hat, ByodoIn and much more. The tour routes start right in Waikiki
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BEST app EVER!

This app made ALL the difference in our vacation. Without it we would have missed so much. I will tell EVERYONE I know about it thats how good it was. When we started around... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
linda s
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marysville ohio

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marysville ohio
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213 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This app made ALL the difference in our vacation. Without it we would have missed so much. I will tell EVERYONE I know about it thats how good it was. When we started around the island my kids (teens) were annoyed and wanted the radio on. After about 5 miles into it, they were like "Mom, so glad you got... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

We used this app two days on Oahu and it was awesome! It gave us detailed directions, interesting and engaging commentary and led us to sites we never would have seen if we did not have this app! I highly recommed it!

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Little River, SC
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Saw an ad for the app and figured I would test it. Did the south east Oahu tour for 3.99 and did it one afternoon. The next day did the grand circle island tour offered by a tour company. The island circle also did the south east and found that the Gypsy Guide was better than the paid tour. Wish... More 

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McLaren Vale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Loved this app, excellent commentary, stopped at places we didn't even now were there, Our kids have never been so attentive while we were driving, they loved the history stories told!!!!

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This app was a lot of fun. We did both tours and they were pot on. I wish there were more content along the route.

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I downloaded this app to my iphone on a whim. I synced it via bluetooth to the hire car radio. I read the instructions...and we were off! I found the commentary entertaining and informative. This was my first experience of a guide that used GPS to start the commentary and I was very impressed. Great value! I shall download similar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Best investment in an app I've ever made! We found it entertaining and very informative. T A great way to tour the island - I look forward to trying out some other tours some day.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We downloaded the full island app on our iPhone and absolutely enjoyed our experience. We divided the volcano & beaches tour and the north shore on two separate days as to have plenty of time to see everything. I have gone on various group tours and completely prefer this. We went through the attractions at our own pace and stopped... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Purchased this app for Oahu only to be disappointed. It was downloaded to a Motorola Xoom with Android operating system. The app plain just did not work, at least not on its own. The only way the commentary would play was if you continually hit the next arrow. This is not a safe option while driving anywhere let alone in... More 

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FromGypsyGuide, General Manager at GyPSy Guide Oahu, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for your review. We cannot remember the specifics of your situation. I believe the nature of the support call was that the traveler was driving in the opposite direction to the tour route - that's why it did not activate automatically. The marked arrows and tour description show the correct direction for the tours. We want all... More 

Metro Manila
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We bought the Oahu driving app and it worked perfectly! The app guided us around the island flawlessly and provided all the useful information needed top appreciate the different sights, I would highly recommend this app to anyone anytime!

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Address: 2300 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 866 477 4171
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki

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