Majestic Circle Island Tour (11)
The top sightseeing tour of O'ahu. Features Oahu's natural wonders, local foods, cultural sites, surfing spots and shopping experiences.
Highlight Tour Stops and Sights: Byodo-In Temple, North Shore Surfing Beaches, Waimea Valley, Historic Dole Plantation, Halona Blowhole & Cove, Hanauma Bay Lookout
- Highly recommended by TripAdvisor members
- Professionally narrated tour by a professionally certified tour guide
Availability, Pricing and Reservations
|pick-up-time:||7:30 ~ 7:50 AM from most hotels.
Free pick-up from most Waikiki resorts and hotels available (see pick-up locations list)
|drop-off time:||5:30 PM|
for Adult (12+ years old) $79.80
for Child (3-11 years old)
One-of-a-kind tour experience with an expert tour guide
|Tour Availability||Sunday and Thursday|
|pick-up-time:||7:30 AM ~ 7:45 AM from Ko Olina hotels. Pick-up from Waikiki resorts and hotels also available (Please select “From Waikiki” tab above for pricing and other information)|
|drop-off time:||5:30 PM|
for Adult (12+ years old) $89.80
for Child (3-11 years old) One-of-a-kind tour experience with an expert tour guide
Tour Stops and Sights
Diamond Head Slopes
Enjoy a Panoramic view of East Oahu with Kahala, Koko Head and Maunalua Bay in the background from the lookout high on Diamond Head’s slopes.
Hanauma Bay Lookout (Closed every Tuesday)
View one of the most photographed places in Hawai’i and where Elvis was filmed in Blue Hawai’i.
Halona Blowhole and Cove
See ocean geysers erupt and where From Here to Eternity and Pirates of the Caribbean IV were filmed.
Oahu’s Eastern Shoreline
Listen to stories of the rugged volcanic shorelines of Sandy Beach, Makapu’u and Waimanalo.
Nu’uanu Pali Lookout & Valley
View beautiful panoramas from high atop Pali Lookout, site of the ancient Hawaiian Battle of Nu’uanu.
Enjoy the exotic beauty of a Japanese Temple surrounded by koi ponds and lush gardens.
North Shore Surfing Beaches
Keep your camera nearby to capture fun images of Oahu’s famous North Shore surf spots including Sunset Beach, Pipeline and Waimea Bay.
Waimea Valley Tour led by E Noa Guide
Explore an ancient Hawaiian ahupua’a filled with tropical flowers, trees and birds. See historic sites and a short hike to a 45′ waterfall, where you can swim.
Historic Dole Pineapple Plantation
Enjoy a quaint country store that offers gifts, food and the world famous DoleWhip Frozen Dessert.
Experience Majesty of Oahu on Circle Island Tour
Come with us and discover Oahu’s breathtaking scenery on our Majestic Circle Island Tour. By doing so, you’ll be captivated by the the island’s unique beauty and dramatic history. We’ll handle all the admission fees on this excursion. So just sit back and relax.
You’ll begin the tour as the morning sun warms the sandy beaches of Waikiki. Soon the eastern shores of Oahu will appear as you circle Diamond Head Crater. Then you’ll pass through luxurious Kahala with its mansions and beach houses.
As we continue our tour, you’ll witness one of the most photographed places on Oahu. You’ve arrived at beautiful Hanauma Bay. This coral reef and marine sanctuary protects a wide array of sea creatures. Other natural wonders include molten lava tubes. They shoot ocean sprays 30 feet in the air as waves crash against the shoreline.
Pali Lookout Site of Fierce Battle to Unify Hawaiian Islands
Before long, we’ll weave up the Koʻolau Mountains to the Nuʻuanu Pali Lookout. This is where King Kamehameha battled to unite the Hawaiian Islands. Later, you’ll find yourself in a mountain cleft gazing at the Byodo-In Temple. This remarkable structure commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants.
Moving on, we’ll visit Waimea Falls and the surrounding valley. These places are rich with history, spirituality and island traditions. Your E Noa guide will take you through the botanical gardens of this vast and tranquil setting. Learn how deeply embedded traditions live on in today’s Hawaiian culture.
Agricultural History Preserved at Dole Plantation
Next, we’ll journey to Dole Plantation with its rows of pineapple and sugarcane. Your E Noa guide will share the rich agricultural history of Oahu. And you’ll learn how the sweet and prickly pineapple became Hawaii’s symbol of hospitality.