We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

North Shore

Is this your business?
North Shore, Oahu, HI
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Oahu Shark Dive
More Info
and up
The North Shore Tour
More Info
and up
Shark Cage Diving In Oahu
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
The northern region of Oahu is a destination in itself, offering a wide variety of natural wonders and resort activities.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sunset beach” (59 reviews)
“shrimp” (56 reviews)
“big waves” (40 reviews)
North Shore, Oahu, HI
Write a Review
Reviews (912)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 607 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are ever on Oahu, you have to visit the north shore!! It has the best beach, food, shaved ice and people!

Thank wdee219
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you have time, definitely consider spending part of your vacation up here - a completely different feel from Waikiki. We only visited the area on the local bus (round island bus) but many lovely beaches to choose from. Next time we visit, we'll definitely...More

Thank Tripmode33
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just spent 4 days in the North Shore. Being July and summer here, there are NO waves! If you're planning on seeing big surf at all the beaches up here, forget it. It's a more relaxing side of the island. Better for family's I...More

Thank SimDiesel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family returns to Oahu once a year and one of our favorite activities is taking a leisurely drive around the North Shore. We love the shops and restaurants in Haleiwa, then continue around the island clockwise, stopping along the way at Shark's Cove, Laniakea,...More

Thank Tonya T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are staying in waikiki its a must that you rent a car and visit all the stunning beaches around oahu... and obviously north shore its not the exception... i went there with the hope of watching pro surfers and i really got a...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hired a car and spent 2 nights at north shore by myself. Oh my gosh it's stunning and so much quieter than Waikiki. I really recommend this, please don't come to Oahu and only see Waikiki. Just drive around and stop whenever you see...More

Thank Actual_mermaid
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Sensational beaches and fantastic views especially as you work your way along the perimeter of the island. If staying in Waikiki, grab a car and go for the day, there is a lot to see and do outside of the beaches such as the beautiful...More

2  Thank Steven C
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Windows down, radio up. An absolutely beautiful drive with tons of stops along the way! Took us about 4 or 5 hours to do including all of our stops at many different beaches and stops.

3  Thank Paige E
Reviewed June 2, 2017

We went to North Beach on a tour, i swear our group of 22 were the only ones on the beach. Nice cliff for diving if you have what it takes to jump

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

We did a tour on a Sunday from 7:40 to 4:30 and it was the most complete tour! With a lot of history, jokes an the view of the ocean most of the time. John Jr. is the guy that made this trip a beautiful...More

Thank panterita21
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
The Elephant Truck
149 reviews
1.26 miles away
Ted's Bakery
1,470 reviews
3.25 miles away
Haleiwa Beach House
254 reviews
4.11 miles away
Haleiwa Joe's Seafood Grill
1,046 reviews
4.29 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Waimea Bay
851 reviews
.82 miles away
Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
21 reviews
.67 miles away
Waimea Valley
1,067 reviews
.64 miles away
Waimea Falls Park
698 reviews
.60 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Brett L
February 21, 2017|
Response from Ross M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and a long board is best
Tina C
October 30, 2016|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from Michele Z | Reviewed this property |
Car. It was an easy 2 hour drive from Waikiki and I enjoy stopping when I want. Many busses head that way too, but not sure how much it is. I know PARKING the rental car was MORE EXPENSIVE than the CAR ITSELF! $40 a day at... More