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North Shore

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The northern region of Oahu is a destination in itself, offering a wide variety of natural wonders and resort activities.
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North Shore, Oahu, HI 96712
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Reviewed today

The North Shore is where you can see big waves. Surfer competitions attract thousands of viewers, so if you are looking for peace and quiet, avoid those, or drive by them to find a quiet beach to relax.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eric G
Reviewed yesterday

Thanks to Ohana Nature Tours under the expertise of Linten, I had the amazing experience of driving with 8 other tourists from Wakiki Beach to the North Shore, and return. Although the tour was 7 hours long, it passed very quickly, thanks to Linten's comprehensive...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Happywanderer49
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

To my mind this is Hawai’i at its best. A little flavor of the island before it was overrun! Great little restaurants, bars and everyone friendly. Take a laid back break on the north shore.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited during the Winter so the surf was awesome. There during some competitions though we never made it to watch them. Family members took two surf lessons while there and loved the water; however, they said when you fall off, you’re falling into lava rock...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robinhP8958AT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not have long here but came to see the beach and watch some surfing. It is a good spot as there is parking very close by. The beach is clean and very picturesque. The views are lovely and we saw some big waves...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hevsy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was perfect and it was so nice to see professional surfers there with big waves. Aloha Jo.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank iSkydiveTheWorld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bus had issues to start with, however baby Mike and Matt were awesome from the the minute we stepped on the bus. These guys had amazing knowledge of the area, gave amazing tips on what to do for the rest of our trip and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wanderer04424169486
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you want a more Authentic Hawaiian experience, the North Shore is where it's at. You can be away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki and truly relax on the North Shore. In the Summer the water is smooth as glass and crystal clear!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank The F
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The North Shore was amazingly beautiful and home of the biggest waves in Oahu! Catch it at the right time and you will see Surfers hitting 20 ft plus waves!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Kjohannsen55
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The North Shore is rugged and picturesque . It is so different than Waikiki. We drove the entire coast and every bend in the road offered a different fantastic view. Beaches and coves were every mile with parking and rest rooms. Small towns every few...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Traci S
21 August 2018|
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Response from Sharon C | Reviewed this property |
We didnt have a problem with bugs where we stayed because the property has a full time manager who schedules routine maintenance. If you stay on a property that is not sprayed for bugs, you may have to deal with small... More
20 May 2018|
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Response from Lyle--Sportvictoria | Reviewed this property |
Summer tends to have smaller waves on the North Shore. You still do have to deal with a pretty good rip-tide so beware. Winter is when the waves are the best for the North Shore.
11 May 2018|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
Haleiwa Beach House for lunch or dinner....or the shrimp trucks gathered on the edge of town.