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Address: North Shore, Oahu, HI
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The northern region of Oahu is a destination in itself, offering a wide...

The northern region of Oahu is a destination in itself, offering a wide variety of natural wonders and resort activities.

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Drive a Dune Buggy and Snorkel In the North Shore

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Bigger waves and miles of beaches

We revisited the north shore to enjoy the more dramatic waves and the miles of beaches. There are beaches to suit every taste and I would recommend doing your research before you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We revisited the north shore to enjoy the more dramatic waves and the miles of beaches. There are beaches to suit every taste and I would recommend doing your research before you visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The day was perfect! From 8-430. We stopped several times along the way to the north shore for pictures, snack, time at the Secret beach, lunch at beautiful farm, Dole pineapple plantation (great ice cream/gift shop), and snorkling around the turtles (bring water shoes, lots of rocks/corals). Damián, our guide was amazing! Very knowledgeable of the Island and its history.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The North Shore is where the surfing championships take place. Bonszai Pipeline,Waimea Bay and Sunset Beach. Rent a bike, snorkel, paddle a long board or sit on the beach. Quaint small town with shopping and food. Best known food trucks are here. Must try the Garlic Shrimp,and Shave Ice at Matsomoto.

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Thank Stefan L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time with the beaches and also the shops. Got to see some turtles very close up and get some pics. Worth the gas or cost to get out there!

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Thank Jonathan S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed with a friend in Kapolei Hawaii (Oahu) during December several years ago. She drove me to North Shore which is where a lot of the movie 'Blue Crush' was filmed. I got a tattoo across the street (great tattoo artists, at least at that time.) North Shore is beautiful- with the ocean, sun, and rocks. Most of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You should definitely go to the North Shore. Even though the BIG waves happen in the winter, it is beautiful and there are so many different places to pull off and enjoy. Beautiful!

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Adair, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The majority of the people in the Hawaiian Islands live in and around Honolulu so if you get a chance to go to North Shore weather by car or a tour go for it!

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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The coastal area between Ka'ena Point and Kahuka Point on Oahu is commonly referred to as the North Shore. About an hour drive from Honolulu, this incredibly picturesque area of Oahu is so very different from busy Honolulu and Waikiki. During my business trip in February the Quicksilver Big Wave Eddie Aikua competition was held at Waimea Bay. This competition... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At North Shore the Surf is On! Waves in the winter average about 20 feet. Also near North Shore there is a little shopping town called Haleiwa. There are art galleries, and clothes shopping. Also there is yummy shaved ice ( Hawaiian Snow Cone). So if you are in Hawaii, I recommend you visit there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Hired a car from Waikiki and drove to the North Shore. This area is beautiful beyond words. From Sunset Beach to Haleiwa each corner was unique and stunning. North Shore has a very laid back relaxing mood to it and you can understand why. It is a surfers utopia. Along the way there are many little hamlets/towns and all are... More 

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