Cleaning and safety practices
Tour of Oahu's famous North Shore towns & beaches
Chance to snorkel with Hawaiian green sea turtles
See famous surf spots Sunset Beach, Waimea Bay & Pipeline
Shopping & exploration in the historic town of Haleiwa
Snorkel, Kayak/SUP, Waterfall, Bike Ride & Surf Options
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of Oahu's North Shore
Equipment rental (Snorkels, Bicycles, Kayaks, Stand-up-Paddle board, Bodyboards, Surfboards)
Roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel
Lunch (in lieu of one activity)
Admission to Waimea Falls Park
Meals not listed as Inclusions
Beverages, bottled water, and snacks
Know Before You Book
Children 3 and younger are complimentary as long as they do not take up a seat. You just notify The Surf Bus if you're bringing infants.
Weather and ocean conditions determine whether you may surf, boogie board or snorkel.
Pickup is 30–45 minutes prior to tour time from select Waikiki hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
What you can expect
Explore amazing local nature and scenery on a tour of Oahu's famous North Shore with your choice of outdoor activities. Snorkel at The Cove, swim at Waimea Valley Waterfall, bike the Tree Tunnel Path, stand-up paddle board or kayak in the protected ocean waters of Haleiwa Bay and up the Anahulu river, and surf or boogie board the North Shore.
The day-long adventure starts with a 1/2 circle island tour through the lush windward side of the island. Learn a bit of Hawaii's history on the way to the North Shore, then tour Oahu's famous surfing coastline. Visit the aptly named Sunset Beach, the swells at Banzai Pipeline, and Waimea Bay, where the brave jump off “The Rock.”
In the morning, you arrive at an ideal Hawaiian beach, where you can choose one or two of several exciting activities. Snorkel with Hawaiian green sea turtles at one of Oahu's marine sanctuaries, swim at Waimea Falls or bike the lush, shaded Tree Tunnel Path. Surfing and boogie boarding are also available depending on the ocean conditions, which are assessed on a daily basis.
On your way to the location for your afternoon activities, make a quick stop where you can see and take photos of the huge Hawaiian green sea turtles basking in the sun at Turtle Beach. Head to your last stop at the historic town of Haleiwa for lunch, shopping, and exploration. Choose between kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding or exploring Haleiwa for the afternoon. If you don't want to take any activity, you can have a plate lunch of shrimp or steak from the famous North Shore Shrimp Truck.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Protective shields in place at main contact areas
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Temperature checks given to staff
- Masks required
- Hand sanitizer provided