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Experience a Local Expert Private Tour in Oahu, Hawaii

A Better Way to Sightsee

Local Expert Private Tour

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Make the most of your precious time in Hawai’i with a private tour of O’ahu that you can customize to your own interests. Give us your bucket list of places to visit or create an itinerary based on our recommendations. Whether you want to see beaches, go for a hike, or check out historical attractions, know that you’ll enjoy the day the way you want with a Local Expert as your guide.

  • Create your own itinerary which allows you to visit locations that large groups can’t
  • Explore with a guide that shares stories of Hawaiiana, folklore & offers a local’s perspective of the island
  • Try delicious foods & fresh fruit from the island. Indulge in some locals treats like a malasada donut from the legendary Leonard’s Bakery
  • Enjoy an activity-based tour, a sightseeing tour, or other attractions including Diamond Head, Manoa Falls, Hanauma Coast, Kualoa Ranch, the North Shore, coffee & macadamia farm, fruit stands & food trucks, or downtown Honolulu sites.

Full day exploring North Shore Beaches with Swimming, Paddle boarding, Kayaking, Waterfall Hiking & Island Tour.


Tour Itinerary Recommendations: (Pick from this list or let us help you)

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  • 8:00 am – Waikiki Hotel Pickup Starts
  • Kualoa Ranch Movie Site Tour 2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Diamond Head State Monument – Enjoy a beautiful moderate hike up to the crater 1 hour 30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Manoa Falls Enjoy a moderate hike up to a beautiful waterfall 1 hour 30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Koko Crater Railway Trail Enjoy a beautiful hike up to Koko Head Crater 1 hour 30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free
  • Halona Blowhole Majestic scenic look out with a natural blow hole! 20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free
  • Makapuu Lighthouse Trail Nice paved hike to a beautiful light house 2 hours • Admission Ticket Free
  • Nu’uanu Pali Visit a historical ancient Hawaiian battle ground nested in the mountains. 30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free
  • Tropical Farms Macadamia Nuts Visit a local Macadamia Nut Farm and learn about the unique process of macadamia nuts. 1 hour • Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Green World Coffee Farms Enjoy a cup of local grown coffee 30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Tour Itinerary Recommendations: (Pick from this list or let us help you)

  • Banzai Pipeline Visit the World Famous Pipeline Beach where the World
  • North Shore Enjoy the lush scenery of the North Shore of Oahu. 2 hours • Admission Ticket Free
  • Stand Up Paddle Board or Kayak afterwards. 2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Haleiwa Town Center Visit the historical town of Haleiwa on the North Shore of Oahu. 1 hour • Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Waimea Bay Swim during the summer months at the beautiful Waimea Bay on the North Shore of Oahu. During the winter season watch the professionals surf up to 30 ft waves! 1 hour • Admission Ticket Free
  • Waimea Valley Enjoy a moderate hike through a botanical garden up to a waterfall on the North Shore of Oahu 2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Dole Plantation Enjoy a delicious Dole Whip and pineapples at the Dole
  • Pearl Harbor National Memorial Visit the historical site of Pearl Harbor National Memorial 1 hour • Admission Ticket Not Included
  • 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm – Waikiki Hotel drop off
    Note: These are estimated times, actual times & stops may vary due to weather, traffic and/or driver’s discretion.

What’s Included:

  • Local Expert narration
  • Malasada Donuts from the famous Leonard’s Bakery
  • Cooler (Eskey) and bottled water
  • Comfortable vehicle
  • Waikiki Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off

Confirmation will be received at time of booking. Not wheelchair accessible. Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark. Near public transportation. Free Infants must sit on the lap of adults. Most travelers can participate.

Duration (9 Hours)

  • 8:00AM hotel pickup
  • 5:00PM hotel return

Operational Days (Closed Sundays) Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

*Customers will receive a full refund within 72 hours notice of cancellation.

*Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather, or other unforseen circumstances. No-shows will be charged the full price.

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
Waikiki Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
Fully narrated tour

Lunch (additional)
Paddle Board or Kayaking activity (additional)
Admission – Waimea Valley Hike & Waterfall (additional; closed Mondays Jan-May)
Dole Ice Cream (additional) Gratuities / Tips (optional)

Waikiki Hotel Pickups

  • 8:00AM – Various Waikiki Hotels

Aulani Resort & Ko’olina Hotel Pickups 

  • 8:00 AM – $150 additional fee

Enjoy Private Tours of Oahu

Ask anyone who has been on a guided private tour of Hawaii and they will tell you that it is one of the best ways to experience the islands. And for good reason. Private tours are fun, comfortable, and immensely convenient. They are also a great choice for people visiting Hawaii for the first time who want to take in the beauty and all that this place has to offer at their own pace.

North Shore Beach Bus is the #1 Oahu tour on TripAdvisor. We offer private group tours of Oahu that can be customized to suit your interests. You can create an itinerary based on our recommendations or provide us with your bucket list of places and we will create it for you. Our private Oahu tour recommendations include some of the most iconic tourist destinations, such as Kualoa Ranch Movie Site, Diamond Head State Monument, Manoa Falls, Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, Banzai Pipeline Beach, North Shore, Dole Plantation, Waimea Bay, and so much more. Some of these are places that are not included in our regular bus tours. So, if you are looking to visit hidden gems on the island, a private tour of Oahu is the way to go. What’s more, our tours are guided by local experts who will entertain you and provide you with information about all the things you see and the places you visit.

Private Honolulu Tours

In addition to the tourist attractions, you can also partake in a range of thrilling activities, such as paddle boarding or kayaking at extra costs.

When planning a trip, whether with family, friends or on their own, most people rarely consider booking a local private tour. But we believe this mostly happens due to a lack of sufficient information. So, if you want to go on a private Hawaii tour, feel free to reach out to us at North Shore Beach Bus to know all about our services, tour itineraries, recommendations, and so on. We are one of the top Oahu private tour providers. And if you are worried that a private tour in Hawaii is going to cost you a lot, don’t be because we offer the most premium services at highly affordable prices. Now you can also enjoy exciting discounts when you book online. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and get your bookings done today!

(Please Note: The admission tickets at some of the tourist attractions aren’t included in our tour packages.)

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