Oahu North Shore Adventure Tour from Waikiki

Roberts HawaiiHotel Pick-upHonolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
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Embark on an exciting Oahu North Shore tour with lunch and hotel pick-up. Hike the 20-acre YMCA Camp Erdman and learn its history while preserving its beauty, followed by a picnic lunch at an exclusive beach. Afterwards, explore Haleiwa Town's shops and restaurants, or select the optional tour with kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding on the Anahulu River.

up to 7 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Honolulu, Oahu Travel Experts
  • Get ready for an exhilarating 7-hour adventure on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii.
  • Visit a famous coffee farm, go on a guided nature hike on a 20-acre sanctuary near Kaena Point, and enjoy an exclusive beach with a delicious picnic lunch.
  • The tour offers two admission options: 1) visit the boutique stores and surf shops of historic Haleiwa Hawaii, or 2) kayaking/paddleboarding on the Anahulu River.
  • Includes hotel pick-up and transportation, picnic lunch, and knowledgeable guide.
  • This family-friendly tour is enjoyable for all ages. Plus, lap children ages 3 and under who do not require a seat can join for free.
  • After booking, call to confirm your pick-up location and arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up.
  • Bring your camera, sunscreen, a towel, and cash for shopping, dining, and tipping your guide.
  • Dress in comfortable weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes.


from North Shore Adventure Tour
Experience the North Shore of Oahu, its towering mountains and picturesque beaches, on this full-day Oahu North Shore Adventure Tour provided by Roberts Hawaii.

Enjoy a guided nature hike on the exclusive hiking grounds at YMCA Camp Erdman, and learn about the history of Kaena Point of the North Shore on your way up. You'll have the opportunity to participate in Camp Erdman’s efforts to restore and preserve the environment by planting trees or removing invasive plants.

At the end of the hike, the Camp Erdman team will have a relaxing picnic lunch ready and waiting to be enjoyed at an exclusive beach at Kaena Point reserved just for tour guests. Take time to look for whales during whale season (Dec – Apr) or stroll through the miles of white sand.

Afterwards, visit the historic Haleiwa Town, where you can indulge in refreshing shaved ice, and strolling through the many local eateries and shops. If shopping isn't for you, select the admission with the kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) option to visit Tsue Farm where you can enjoy a water activity on the Anahulu River.

Don't miss out on this Hawaii adventure that promises to be both impactful and satisfying!

  • Greenworld Coffee Farm: A flavorful detour for a quick coffee sampling or for your breakfast smoothie and pastry fill.
  • Camp Erdman, YMCA: Guided Nature Hike at the exclusive hiking grounds at Camp Erdman, YMCA. On your way up, learn about the history of Kaena Point of the North Shore, the mission of Hawaii’s YMCA and how this tour contributes to the YMCA’s mission and its reforestation and sustainability initiatives.
  • Exclusive Secret Beach: Only with this tour will guests be able to access the exclusive beach at Kaena Point. Sometimes you’ll get lucky and find a seal or turtle making a visit on the beach or during whale season (Dec-Apr), you may see a whale breaching from a distance.
  • Local Lunch: Tantalize your taste buds with a sumptuous picnic lunch catered by the YMCA and take this time to look for whales during Whale season (Dec – Apr) or stroll through miles and miles of white sand.
  • Old Haleiwa Town: A charming step back into Hawaii’s sugar plantation era. Wander through boutique shops, surf stores, and savor iconic shaved ice if you choose, in this quaint historically rich town.
  • Anahulu River Fun: (For NSAT Admission with Kayak or SUP only): Visit Tsue Farm where you can kayak or Stand-Up paddleboard (SUP) in the Anahulu River, a safer environment especially for those that are new to this water activity.

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Frequently Asked Questions about North Shore Adventure Tour

Where does the North Shore Adventure Tour depart from?

The North Shore Adventure Tour includes pick-up from one of the following locations. Please call the number on your e-ticket to confirm your pick-up location and time. Arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time. 7:10 AM Ala Moana Hotel (Mahukona Street) 7:15 AM ABC Store #83 (Ala Moana Blvd next to Grand Waikikian) 7:25 AM Seaside Avenue (In front of Ross Dress for Less) 7:30 AM Hyatt Regency Waikiki (Koa Avenue entrance, green awning) 7:35 AM Waikiki Beach Marriott (Paoakalani Avenue tour bus depot) 7:45 AM The Kahala Hotel & Resort (Front entrance)

How long is the tour?

The tour lasts approximately 7 hours, not including the pick-up and drop-off time. The easy hike lasts 20 to 30 minutes each way.

Is the tour recommended for children?

Absolutely! The tour is enjoyable for all ages. Plus, lap children ages 3 and under can join for free. If the guardian requires a seat for the child age 3 and under, the regular rate will be applicable.

What should I wear?

Please wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes.

What should I bring?

Bring a camera or smartphone for pictures, a towel, sunscreen, and cash for the shops, restaurants and gratuities. Also bring a change of clothes if you chose the upgraded option that includes kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

No, sorry. Due to uneven terrain like dirt, sand, and gravel that guests will encounter, the tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Does the tour vehicle have an onboard restroom?

There are no restrooms on the tour vehicles. Scheduled restroom stops are made for guest comfort and smooth operation. If needed, inform your driver, but understand there are limited permitted stops.

Are car seats required for children joining the tour?

According to Hawaii law (HI Rev Stat section 291-11.5), emergency, commercial, and mass transit vehicle operators are not required to use child passenger restraints.

Can I smoke inside the tour vehicle?

No, smoking is not allowed on the bus per Hawaii State Law HRS328J. Additionally, as of July 1, 2015 (Act 123, SLH 2015), smoking, including electronic cigarettes and all tobacco products, is banned in all Hawaii State Parks, covering beaches, picnic and camping areas, trails, and roadways.