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Address: North Shore, Oahu, HI
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The northern region of Oahu is a destination in itself, offering a wide...

The northern region of Oahu is a destination in itself, offering a wide variety of natural wonders and resort activities.

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US$73.30*
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Oahu Shark Dive
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US$68.00*
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Surf Lessons on the North Shore of Oahu
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US$114.95*
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The North Shore Tour

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Great for surfing

My friends and I rented a car to Narth Shore because we would like to see the surfing competition. It was the first time for me to see it. Nice.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Fullmoon46
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Carseland, Canada
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

North sure is about an hours drive from waikiki and there isn't a heap there, besides big surf. Id definitely recommend a car if staying in north shore. The beach wasn't good for just swimming, l had my ten week old and it was so windy that sitting on the beach was uncomfortable. It was stunning to sit on the... More 

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Carseland, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friends and I rented a car to Narth Shore because we would like to see the surfing competition. It was the first time for me to see it. Nice.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The North Shore of Oahu is known for monster waves in the winter. However, on the day we visited (Waimea Bay, Banzai Pipeline, Sunset Beach) there was practically flat calm, with only Banzai offering enough surf to get the locals off the beach. It's a nice day's outing, and you should plan a brief stop at the Dole Plantation and/or... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rented a car and made a whole day trip out of it. Beautiful part of the island away form the very touristy areas. Don't forget your camera!

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is great place to spend some time. Much quieter than Waikiki and it has lots of shops and restaurants in the town as well. The beaches are great to see. We went during winter when the waves were big and there were lots of surfers out which was awesome to watch. Well worth making the trip

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rent a car and make the trip. The drive is such an easy scenic drive. Great areas to stop and grab some cool local eats

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 685 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving to this part of the island was thrilling seeing crashing waves and stunning scenery. It's completely different from waikiki, it's relaxed with surfers doing their thing. Some of the biggest waves I've seen on my travels.

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Mahnomen, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took two different trips up the North Shore. One in the late afternoon after visiting Dole Plantation and one in the early afternoon to go snorkeling at Sharks Cove. The drives were both worth it to see the sites. To see the "real" Hawaii out of the city limits. We saw surfers, some of the most beautiful scenery, and some... More 

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The great North Shore never disappoints. Stopped at Sunset beach during the winter months to see the huge waves and surfers. Also, stopped at the famous shrimp trucks, it was great.

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Thank Stephan B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great stretch of road and beaches. Excited to see the historic places and all the stretches of beach that are surfing legend. The amazing shrimp shaks are a great atmosphere and you can eat yourself sick. Plenty to learn also with surfing lessons, boogie board lessons and so forth. Great trip and a great couple of days out... More 

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