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Hawaii's Circle Island Tour Photo Experience

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    Stop At: Halona Blowhole, Kalanianole Highway, Oahu, HI 96825

    Watch the Sunrise from Sandy Beach. A great vantage point for the Halona Blow and the sun lighting up the morning sky.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Makapu'u Beach, 41-095 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1808

    Capture photo of this landscape on the high cliffs overlooking the bay. Ask your guide to point out turtles and whales when here.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Waimanalo Beach, 41 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1299

    Walk a deserted beach that will take your breath away. Lined with old Australian pines, you will ask to stay here all day.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Koolaus Mountains, Oahu, HI

    Photograph majestic mountains not seen by many travelers. We found a great spot to stand in awe while viewing the cliffs of the Ko'olaus.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kalapawai Historic Market, 306 S Kalaheo Ave, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3162

    Sit down and enjoy a local spot for coffee and the best breakfast burrito in town at this 85-year-old market.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Byodo-In Temple, 47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-4562

    A wonderful place that you should not miss while on Oahu. Built to commemorate the first Japanese immigrates to Hawaii, you will be able to photograph this template with its amazing backdrop.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kualoa Regional Park, 49-479 Kamehameha Hwy, Oahu, HI 96744-5133

    Check out Chinamans Hat. This island has been used in countless films. Ask your guide to snap a photo of you wearing the hat. It's hilarious!

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Kahana Bay Beach Park, Oahu, HI

    We take a drive up the coast looking for sleeping monks seals on the beach. If we spot one, we will make sure to get some photos of this rare marine mammal.

    Stop At: Laie Point State Wayside Park, Laie, Oahu, HI

    A great location to see how powerful the ocean can be. Watch the waves crash upon the sea cliffs and witness the destruction on the 1946 Tsunami that hit Hawaii.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kahuku Farms, 56-800 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2302

    Grab a locally grown snack. Pineapples, Mango, Coconut and of course the Banana Lupia are must try at this side road stop on the North Shore.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Kawela Bay, Kahuku, Oahu, HI

    A secret bay with the largest Banyan tree on Oahu. Play Tarzan on the vines of this magnificent tree.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Banzai Pipeline, Sunset Beach Park, Pupukea, Oahu, HI

    Watch the most dangerous wave in the world and photograph the surfers risking their lives trying to tame this beast.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sharks Cove, 59-711 Kamehameha Hwy between Waimea Bay and the Banzai Pipeline, Pupukea, Oahu, HI 96712-9404

    A great part of the landscape, sharks cove has many different faces. Depending on the time of year, you might capture massive waves crashing on its cliffs or you could see clear into the water and thing you could touch the reef below.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Laniakea Beach, 574, 61-574 Pohaku Loa Way, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712

    Lets find some turtles!!! This is where we will have the greatest chance to find turtles.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: 64-1550 Kamehameha Hwy Dole Plantation, Wahiawa, Oahu, HI 96786-2915

    As we head back into town, we make a stop at the Dole Plantation to taste the famous Dole Whip. Your guide will ask you trivia questions about your day, and if you answer correctly, you will get a free Dole Whip.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please contact us 24 hours prior to your pick up time. We need to confirm your pickup location and time.

    Aloha Tower Market Place Pier 10
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    • Live commentary on board
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Tripod rental
    • Gifts for Everyone
    • Professional photographer guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Byodo-In Temple
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Dress code is tropical
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I can't explain how well worth the money this tour is! Kurt took us to so many hidden gems that we would've never found on our own, while also taking us to the spots everyone has on their bucket list. His timing was impeccable! We arrived at most locations before the big groups
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    Response from De-JayHanssen, Manager at Hawaii's Circle Island Tour Photo Experience
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Aloha, Thank you so much for writing such a thoughtful and insightful review about your experience with us here at Oahu Photography Tours! Kurt really is a solid guide with a ton of experience and he always only wants what is best for his guests. The ten hours that goes with the Circle Island Sunrise Tour really flies bye and you are done before you even know it! If you come back to Hawaii let us know so we can all hang out again!
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    We did the circle island tour with DJ and it was an absolutely fabulous day. DJ has a wonderful knowledge of the island and some of its beautiful treasures as well as a clear knowledge and respect of the culture of Hawaiian peoples. On top of this, he showed us some great
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    Response from De-JayHanssen, Manager at Hawaii's Circle Island Tour Photo Experience
    Responded Sep. 24, 2019
    Aloha Janni, I can't describe to you how much your review means to me, thank you so much for taking the time to write it! I really have enjoyed learning as much about the culture here in Hawaii as I can, and there is still so much to go! I really do hope that you come back to Hawaii so we can spend another day together! Mahalo!
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    If you want to see Oahu with a guide who keeps you entertained, knows the “secret” places to go, is friends with a lot of locals, knows a ton of information about Hawaii and is also fun and personable...this is the tour for you! We started our tour watching a gorgeous sunrise
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    Response from De-JayHanssen, Manager at Hawaii's Circle Island Tour Photo Experience
    Responded Sep. 19, 2019
    Aloha, Thank you so much for taking the time out to write a review about your experience on our Circle Island Sunrise. I had a BLAST with you on the tour and really didn't even want the tour to end. On behalf of Oahu Photography Tours thank you again, and please let us know when you come back to Hawaii so we can hang out again! Mahalo!
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    Dee-Jay was a phenomenal guide! He made every effort to make sure everyone was having a great time and shooting wonderful photos. In addition to the photo stops, he introduced us to a truly local cafe for breakfast - great Hawaiian coffee! In the afternoon, we encountered a
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    Response from De-JayHanssen, Manager at Hawaii's Circle Island Tour Photo Experience
    Responded Sep. 21, 2019
    Aloha Rachel, I had a blast with you on the Circle Island Sunrise Tour. It was nice to enjoy the breakfast with you guys and catch up with the regulars and pups at Kalapawai Market! The issues in the afternoon were very unfortunate and a rare occurrence. Thank you and to the rest of the group for being understanding about the whole thing and making the tour that much more fun!
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    I did the sunrise circle Island tour with Dejay last week. My whole Hawaii trip was quite spontaneously planned and I managed to get onto this tour the day before. It was the PERFECT way to spend my one day in Oahu, and I'm sure that even if I had more time in Oahu, this still
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    Response from De-JayHanssen, Manager at Hawaii's Circle Island Tour Photo Experience
    Responded Sep. 30, 2019
    Aloha Tammy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us! It really helps us grow as a company and helps others in choosing the best company to spend their time with while in Hawaii. Our tour did fly by so fast! I had such a good time with that whole group, your enthusiasm was infectious and you and I even convinced one of the other guests to have her pictures taken during the tour! I hope you come back and have enjoyed watching your adventures of your journies on FB! Stay in touch! Mahalo!
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