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Customize Your Perfect Tour


Enjoy the Best of Oahu in One Day With Our Local Expert Guides

Make the most of your precious time in Hawaii with a private Oahu tour! North Shore Beach Bus is the only tour company that combines some of the most popular tours on Oahu into one amazing day that you can customize to your own interests. Whether you want to see beaches, go for a hike, or check out historical attractions, you can enjoy a day the way you want with a private guide. Possible things to see include Diamond Head, Manoa Falls, Hanauma Bay, Kualoa Ranch, a coffee farm, the North Shore, or downtown sites.


Skip the hassle of renting a car and see the highlights of Oahu’s North Shore from the comfort of a minibus or van. Along the way, a guide keeps you entertained and shares details about the island that you would likely miss if traveling on your own. At each stop, you can enjoy free time to swim, snorkel, shop, and get to know the island.

Our company can provide tours from 1-23 people comfortably in a single vehicle. All vehicles are comfortable and safe, and our guides are entertaining and experienced. You can bring your own food and drinks, or stop at some of the best local eateries on the island. Choosing to take a custom tour ensures that you are getting the best value for your time and money! Let us know what sites are a must, and our guides can help give you direction to maximize your day!

This tour is designed for visitors to leave the crowded and fast-paced environment of Waikiki and enjoy some of the most prized gems of Oahu. Honeymoon couples, adventurers of all ages, sightseers, bridal groups, large family groups, conventioneers and all else are welcome!

Plan Your Day


Departure Point

You will be picked up from your hotel in Waikiki or other preferred location near Waikiki such as airport or harbor.


Departure Time

Since it is a fully customizable tour, departure time is flexible depending on guests’ needs. Normally the tour starts between 7 am and 9 am and any changes in the duration and timing of the tour are welcomed.



Voucher and valid ID must be presented for admittance



* Malasada Donuts from the Famous Leonard’s Bakery on EVERY tour!
* Bottled waters
* Comfortable vehicle
* Professional guide/driver
* Entertaining and knowledgeable Narration



* Lunch
* Entrance fees to any paid attractions such as Waimea Valley Park, Kualoa Ranch, Pearl Harbor, Polynesian Cultural Center.


What to know before you book

All customers/participants are required to sign liability waivers before participating in the activities. Routes subject to change due to weather conditions, road blocks, etc.

Cancellation: All activities may be cancelled up to 24 hours before the start of the activity with a 10% cancellation penalty. Activities cancelled within 24 hours of activity time are non-refundable.



* Picture ID
* Light cover-up
* Camera
* Sunglasses
* Sunscreen
* Swim Suit and Towel
* Cash for buying souvenirs and gratuity

Possible Locations

Recommended for 4 Hour Tour

Honeymoon Couples, Sightseers

A. Honolulu City tour – Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head, Kahala Mansions, Manoa Falls, Pali Lookout
B. Downtown Historic Sites, Chinatown tour, Foster Botanical Garden, Tantalus Lookout
C. Pearl Harbor only

Recommended for 6 Hour Tour

Honeymoon Couples, Adventurers, Sightseers, Family weddings

A. Pearl Harbor + City tour.
B. North Shore focus: Sightseeing + activities like swimming, paddleboarding, or kayaking; Pipeline, Waimea Bay, Waimea Falls, Dole Plantation, North Shore Beaches, historic Haleiwa Town, Coffee farms, Shrimp trucks.
C. South & East Shore focus: Sightseeing – Koko Head, Hanauma Bay, Halona Blow Hole, Eternity Beach, Makapuu Trail/Tidepools, Lanikai Beach (#1 in America), Pali lookout, Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden. 

Recommended for 9 Hour Tour

Adventurers, Sightseers, Family weddings, Large groups and Conventioneers

A. Grand Circle Island tour: South & East shore + North Shore tour; Movie sites tour at Kualoa Ranch, Macadamia Nut Farms, H3 Highway a.k.a. Jurrasic Park Highway.
B. Combination of sightseeing and activities tour (swimming, snorkeling, paddleboarding, hiking, or kayaking)
C. Totally customized tour at your own interest and pace. 

North Shore, Oahu

North Shore Beaches (Pipeline, Waimea, etc)
North Shore Shrimp Trucks
Haleiwa Town
Tsues Farm
Waimea Falls
Dole Plantation
Green World Coffee Farm

East Oahu

Kualoa Ranch
Pali Lookout
Macadamia Nut Farms
Ho’omahulia Botanical Garden
H3 Highway

Southeast Oahu

Hanauma Bay (Closed)
Koko Head
Halona Blow Hole
Halona Beach Cove / Eternity Beach
Makapuu Trail / Tidepools

South (Central) Oahu

Pearl Harbor
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head Hike
Kahala Mansions
Manoa Falls
Downtown Historic Sites
Tantalus Lookout
Foster Botanical Garden