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The Surf Bus

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Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
+1 808-226-7299
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North Shore excursion

We loved this super-chill, small group tour of the north shore. Our guide, Sam, was very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michelle H
via mobile
Great day with lots of options

Sam was an awesome tour guide. His relaxed and laid back style and local knowledge made for a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Marez79
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Tours and Activities on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. Not only you get to see the most beautiful beaches in Oahu, but you also have a chance to do something fun! Either kayak, stand up paddle, snorkel, walk to a waterfall, swim, bike ride, bodyboard, learn to surf or just cruise on the beach. Visit historic Haleiwa town for lunch and shopping and get up close to the Hawaiian green sea turtles, all on this full day activities tour! FREEDOM TO DO YOUR OWN THING!
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“our tour guide” (86 reviews)
“bike riding” (45 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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+1 808-226-7299
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"our tour guide"
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"bike riding"
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"north shore tour"
in 46 reviews
"morning activity"
in 19 reviews
"great tour"
in 53 reviews
"stand up paddle boarding"
in 50 reviews
"activity options"
in 10 reviews
"choose your own"
in 10 reviews
"day trip"
in 39 reviews
"hiring a car"
in 8 reviews
"shrimp truck"
in 18 reviews
"waimea bay"
in 51 reviews
"haleiwa town"
in 29 reviews
"waterfall hike"
in 9 reviews
"sea turtles"
in 46 reviews
"would highly recommend this tour"
in 15 reviews
"garlic shrimp"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved this super-chill, small group tour of the north shore. Our guide, Sam, was very knowledgeable and helpful - and not at all boring or annoying in his narration (as many tour guides can be). He gave us lots of interesting observations about the...More

Thank Michelle H
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Reviewed yesterday

Sam was an awesome tour guide. His relaxed and laid back style and local knowledge made for a cruizy but informative trip. The tour itself provides several quality options to enjoy your day. We chose to go for a swim at Waimea Falls and go...More

Thank Marez79
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I stopped by Hawaii for a quick business trip and luckily got a hold of the Surf Bus flyer. It was an awesome and truly well planned tour at a great price, especially for everything you get from this all day event. Our tour guide...More

Thank Ashley M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Uncle Kevin is an excellent tour guide. Makes you feel like ohana. Great local knowledge. Uncle Kevin helped us all to get the most out of our day today. Mahalo for a great day Uncke Kevin

Thank lydsolibruce
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a fantastic day out with "uncle Kev". So much knowledge being a born local and recounted his years growing up and exploring the island with mates. Great pace and well coordinated with suppliers of snorkelling gear, bikes, SUP's & food etc. Perfect day...More

Thank Trevor M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

See the north shore. Snorkel and kayak or sup.the driver Sam is knowledgeable, gave clear instructions and made sure we had a really fabulous time. Really recommend it

Thank makbrel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Guide Sam was excellent- friendly, knowledgeable, fun, easy going, well organised. Good selection of sites and activities. We did snorkelling at shark cove- spectacular in the morning. Food trucks great for lunch - had Burgers from The Cove truck. Afternoon activity chosen was surf lesson...More

Thank itslouisehere
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a brilliant day, most excursions you’re herded like cattle all day. The set your day up and let you do your own thing, plenty of options and a excellent price. Our driver Sam was excellent, great local knowledge we sat down over lunch...More

Thank billybeale90
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best tour we had in Oahu!Sam was great and made sure we had tons of fun and made lots of memories. Would recommend the Surf Bus to everyone!

Thank Christy G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent tour for independent travelers. I chose biking as my morning activity, and actually ended up taking the bike to a short hiking trail. After a full hike, I had time to explore a few of the beaches and grab food at a food...More

Thank Anna C C
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lisac_0109
June 21, 2018|
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Response from Geoff d | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that’s right that te time is around 4:15 but like the answer above,it’s a great time and educational in a fun way so not really in a hurry for it to end. Our driver was so accommodating that if you have other things... More
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buffy72018
June 9, 2018|
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Response from Geoff d | Reviewed this property |
Yeah The Surf Bus is a great choice, excellent, informative tour. I can say for sure if they pick up at the Aulani but I’m pretty sure that you’re not more than 2 blocks from their pick- up points!
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Oz_RP
April 17, 2018|
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Response from TheSurfBus | Property representative |
Aloha You can leave it in the Bus or in some of the lockers at the Surf shop. Sorry for the late response.. Hope to see you soon! Mahalo
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