Oahu Grand Circle Island Tour in Honolulu, HI

Hotel Pick-up Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
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A captivating adventure around the island of Oahu, Robert Hawaii’s Oahu Grand Circle Island Tour offers up-close views of some of the most stunning sights and awe-inspiring landmarks. Guests start at Diamond Bay and are guided through the renowned Hanauma Bay, the “Spouting Blow Hole,” Pali Lookout, the Koolau Mountains and the sacred Kualoa Ranch—complete with full narration throughout.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Honolulu, Oahu Travel Experts
  • Tour duration: approx. 9 hours.
  • It is recommended that guests bring a light jacket.
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and attire appropriate to the weather forecast.
  • BBQ, Vegetarian, and Vegan lunch included.
  • Tour includes stops at the Dole Plantation, Hanauma Bay, and Kualoa Ranch.


from Oahu Grand Circle Island Tour
Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned vacationer, this is the perfect way to experience Oahu’s most scenic sights. From Diamond Head Crater along the southern coast to the famous surfing beaches of the North Shore, you’ll take in a landscape that includes lush mountains and sparkling, turquoise waters. You’ll also learn about the unique culture and history of Oahu through tour narration and along the way you’ll stop at some fascinating locales.

At an altitude of 1,186 feet, the Nuuanu Pali Lookout offers unparalleled views of Oahu’s northeastern coast. On a clear day, you might see Diamond Head Crater and Chinaman’s Hat off in the distance. You’ll also have the opportunity to view these natural landmarks from a closer vantage point along with the Halona “Blow Hole” and other breathtaking scenery along your journey.

Experience Kualoa Ranch, one of the most sacred places on the island of Oahu, for a tram tour that journeys from the foothills of the Ranch to the base of the majestic Kualoa Mountains. This tour features an informative video, friendly guides, and terrific photo opportunities.

You’ll see a rural side of Oahu when visiting pineapple fields on the north shore and the Waikane Tropical farm on Oahu’s scenic windward side. You’ll be transported to another time and place at the Byodo-In Temple, a replica of a 10th-century temple in Uji, Japan. In contrast, Laie Hawaii Temple, on Oahu’s northeast coast, offers a 20th-century twist on the ancient temples of South America.

*Deluxe - includes lunch

Pick-up locations/times:
• Ala Moana Hotel (Mahukona Street Curb Side) - 7:00 am
• Aqua Ilikai Hotel & Suites (Ala Moana Blvd Flag Pole) - 7:05 am
• Waikiki Gateway Hotel (Olohana Street Entrance) - 7:15 am
• Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort (Front Curb Entrance) - 7:20 am
• Sheraton Waikiki (Aloha Landing Bus Depot) - 7:20 am
• Seaside Avenue (Front of Ross Dress for Less) - 7:30 am
• Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa (Koa Ave Entrance) - 7:35 am
• Pacific Beach Hotel (Aloha Center Cafe) - 7:40 am
• The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel (Curb Side on Kalakaua) - 7:40 am
• Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel (Paoakalani Ave next to Trolley Stop) - 7:45 am
• Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa (Paoakalani Avenue) - 7:50 am
• Return to hotels - 4:00 pm

NOTE: Moderate walking involved. Wear walking shoes and dress comfortably. Hanauma Bay is closed on Tuesdays.

Recent heavy rainfalls have caused landslides on Oahu requiring road closures on the Pali Highway. Please be advised the Nu’uanu Pali Lookout
will not be accessible, until further notice, due to the landslides.

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George C
Northfield, Minnesota
"A Must for First Time Visitors"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 02, 2020 NEW
We are first times to Oahu and this tour provided an excellent overview of the Island and some of its history. Our driver/guide was very knowledgable and entertaining - and an excellent driver too. We had a coach style bus that was very comfortable. Great experience - we thoroughly enjoyed it!
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"Great tour in Oahu!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 27, 2019 NEW
Ray is a great tour guide. He’s funny and knowledgeable and very sweet. The tour was perfect and would definitely recommend.
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Cliffwood, New Jersey
"Save your time and money"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed December 06, 2019
This was a horrible excursion. Our bus broke down twice. You spend the whole day driving and only spend minutes at each Destination. Avoid this
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Raihana A
Singapore, Singapore
"Great package for island tour."
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed November 05, 2019
The package was useful for us as we are first time tourists in Hawaii. Value for money as you will be able to enjoy few itineraries within a short period of your stay.
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Atlanta, Georgia
"Worth every penny"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 12, 2019
I booked this tour with Erik and he was very knowledgeable and proud of his culture. Made the whole experience worthwhile. I wanted to know so much more and he was always excited to tell me. This is a great tour to take as a family. My daughter is 15 and my son is 9 and they enjoyed themselves as well.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Oahu Grand Circle Island Tour

How long is the tour?
The tour begins at 7:15 am and returns guests to their Waikiki area hotel around 4:00 pm.

What should I wear for the tour?
We recommend that passengers wear comfortable and sturdy walking shoes along with weather appropriate attire. We suggest that guests bring a light jacket in the case of rain or chilly weather.

Can the tour accommodate wheelchairs?
If you require a wheelchair accessible vehicle, the type of wheelchair must be included in the comments section when booking. Due to limited availability, we require that ADA vehicle reservations be made a minimum of 48 hours prior to date and time of service.