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Grand Circle Island and Haleiwa 9 Hour Tour
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Grand Circle Island and Haleiwa 9 Hour Tour

By Royal Star Hawaii Deluxe Tours
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Ages 0-99, max of 50 per group
Duration: 9h
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Live guide: English
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Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best
2023

  • More Scenic Spots and Drive
  • Hard-to-Get-to Places
  • Historical Sites
  • Tropical Farms
  • Unparalleled Comfort aboard our Deluxe Bus Tour
  • Our Exceptional Driver Guide
  • Taste of Hawaii Poi Malasada with bottled water
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
    Pickup details
    • *IMPORTANT-Please refer to our image gallery for pick-up times and locations for each option. Pick Up Schedule: *Ala Moana - 6:30AM *Hotel La Croix Olohana Street - 6:50AM *Hale Koa - 6:45AM *Hilton Hawaiian Village Grand Islander Bus Depot - 6:40AM *Hokulani Waikiki - 6:55AM *Hyatt Regency Back Entrance on Koa Avenue under green awning- 7:05AM *Prince Waikiki at Main Entrance- 6:35AM *Seaside Avenue front of Ross Dress for Less - 7:00AM *Waikiki Beach Marriott Paoakalani Ave. Bus Depot- 7:10AM
    Hotel pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
      End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

        • Not wheelchair accessible
        • Stroller accessible
        • Infants must sit on laps
        If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 3961P37

        • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
        • Most travellers can participate
        • Products may be adjusted due to government COVID-19 guidelines.
        • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
        • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers

        • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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        If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 3961P37

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        PK
        1 contribution
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Aug 2021 • Family
        This tour was great for us as a family with 2 young children. Our first stop was hanauma bay/halona blowhole which was a quick stop. We were treated to some yummy malasadas (similar in taste to doughnuts)

        Since this is a timed tour, you might not have enough time to explore each place at leisure. We had long lines at gift shops at the byodo-in temple, the macadamia nut farms, but I did manage to get some souvenirs. We got a good 90 min break at Haleiwa which had good options for food. Nalu is a good place for vegan and vegetarian food. We dis not opt foe the soap/coffee factory tour.

        There were long lines for each tour and also the gift shop at dole plantation so we only walked around and enjoyed some grilled corn from a cart outside.

        Our tour ended with some sights of downtown honolulu and a view of the lolani palace.

        The best part of the tour was our Bus Driver Kalani who kept us entertained all through out the 9 hours. I was impressed at the number of stories he had to share about the culture of hawai'i.

        Overall, this was an experience that was worth it for us.
        Written 15 August 2021
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        Alex G
        1 contribution
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Aug 2021 • Family
        Honestly, I never write reviews but Kalani was the best tour guide I’ve ever had so there was no way I couldn’t. Despite the tour being 9 hours, he made the trip so interesting and constantly interacted with our group. He made this experience awesome with his personal stories and also the history of Hawaii. 11/10 recommend doing this tour, especially if you have the chance to do it with Kalani.
        Written 9 August 2021
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        Anna K
        Ghent, Belgium1 contribution
        1.0 of 5 bubbles
        May 2022
        We are very disappointed with this trip. We were spending 2 weeks in Honolulu for work and a small vacation. We wanted to travel around the island at the end of our stay. We booked this trip and had great expectations. We were given a pick up address of Marriott Hotel. We were there more than 30 minutes in advance and waited an extra 20 minutes after pick up time (7:20am). No bus showed up. We did not receive any other specifications besides hotel address which meant for us to gather at the front entrance of the hotel. We received no additional email with specifications where we need to be. We also received no phone call at 7:20am from the company to ask if we are joining.
        We are very upset with the missed opportunity as well as money. For the next day we booked a trip with another local agency. We got VERY clear information where to be (including photo of the spot), the bus showed up on time, driver called everyones name and even we saw that other drivers were phoning people if someone was not there on time to check if they should wait on them. All in all this company has very heavily disappointed us. I will never book any trip with them and advice against other people doing it. better book trips when you are already in Honolulu with a local agency. Works so much better. They have refused giving us any kind or refund without any explanation why our bus was not there. So additionally bad customer service.
        Written 19 May 2022
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        Nimi S.
        1 contribution
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Apr 2022 • Friends
        It was a great time. It’s a 9 hour tour but it didn’t even feel long, it went by so quick. (Which shows that I wasn’t bored at any point) Tony was the absolute sweetest guide and we adored him the whole tour! He made sure to make everyone on the ride laugh and kept telling us stories about Hawaii and other things we needed to know. He kept us entertained and taken care of. The poi donuts were also delicious!! Overall, the tour was great and the customer service was amazing. We 100% recommend this tour for anyone visiting Hawaii in the future, you won’t regret it!
        Written 17 April 2022
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        Tabbitha H
        Phoenix, AZ2 contributions
        4.0 of 5 bubbles
        Oct 2021 • Family
        We [family of 4] took our 2 young kids on the trip with us, not really knowing what to expect as far as kid friendliness. We were very happy that everything was able to be done by the kids and they were entertained and happy the whole trip. The lookout points were gorgeous and lots of tasty snack / meal options along the way [not included]. However, a hawaiian pastry and water were provided for breakfast.

        We had the pleasure of riding with Kalani. He was very friendly, funny and made sure to make the trip engaging and fun. I most appreciated that he took the time to give recommendations and tips for each stop. This made me feel like I was able to make our experience the best.

        My only real qualm was that I felt like it was pretty overpriced. We paid $400 for 2 kids and 2 adults and for perspective that is the same as a day at Disney.

        Overall it was a very enjoyable experience and I feel like I have a whole new appreciation for the Hawaiian culture, language and history.
        Written 8 October 2021
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        Gruvinpinoy
        1 contribution
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        July 2021 • Family
        It was a delightful experience. Patrick was very entertaining with his jokes and also very knowledgeable about the history of the island. My whole family had a wonderful experience. Also enjoyed the malasada 😉 Bus was very comfy. I highly recommend if you want to tour the island of Oahu without driving your own vehicle.
        Written 22 July 2021
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        Frequent Travelers
        10 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Oct 2022 • Couples
        This tour company is first rate. I can see the reason for the consistency of reviews. Our tour guide Marlon was super professional and treated our tour bus of about 50 of us with personalized attention. Great narrative during this full day tour that gave us a well informed briefing of the island landmarks as well as cultural and culinary highlights, including some lessons on the Hawaiian language. We took a private tour with another company yesterday, but had far superior service on this larger group tour today. The Grand Circle Tour is an excellent high value option to see the island in one day.
        Written 3 October 2022
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        Erica Lyane Manansala
        2 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Since this was my family’s first time in Hawaii, we made sure to sign up for many excursions and tours that could give us a better experience of all that Hawaii has to offer. With Tony as our tour guide, not only did we feel safe in his vehicle, but also learned so many facts about Hawaii in a very engaging and comedic way. Tony made our full day tour so amazing!
        Written 3 February 2022
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        Weilin Z
        Glendale, AZ1 contribution
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        July 2021 • Family
        Kalani is a great driver and tour guide. He always the first arrived at attractions so we avoided the tourists crowds and had more time and space to enjoy the attractions. He also gave great tips about local food and tricks to avoid lines. He is also very funny and kept telling good jokes to keep us entertained along the whole trip. He also told us a lot about the local history and cultures. He also brought local snacks and waters for us to enjoy. Definitely highly recommend!
        Written 1 July 2021
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        Kyle N
        Sackets Harbor, NY3 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        My wife and I booked the grand circle tour as part of our honeymoon. Kalani was our a tour guide and he ensured we received a excellent and authentic experience. His absolute mastery or hawaiian history, language and culture made this trip worth every dollar. You will walk away with a real understand for how the hawaiian people view their homeland. Kalani genuinely enjoys every interaction he has with his customers and it overall makes the trip enjoyable for everyone on his bus. This trip allowed my wife and I to cover alot of Oahu fast with relatively low stress compared to doing this route ourselves in a rental car. I would 100% recommend this trip to anyone who visits Oahu. If you are on a time crutch you get the most bang for your buck. If you spend a week or more in oahu this trip will provide you with plenty of hidden gems to return to on other days of your travel.
        Written 8 September 2022
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