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North Shore

North Shore, Oahu, HI
+1 808-226-7299
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The northern region of Oahu is a destination in itself, offering a wide variety of natural wonders and resort activities.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunset beach” (59 reviews)
“shrimp” (56 reviews)
“big waves” (42 reviews)
North Shore, Oahu, HI
+1 808-226-7299
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were exploring Oahu and wanted tho see the famous North Shore. While the waves were not as big as in the fall/winter, we came upon the town of Haleiwa and so glad we stopped. Lots of great shops, reassurance etc to just check out....More

1  Thank Chris E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great shopping spots and beautiful beaches. Fantastic food vans with yummy foods. All types of foods you could want.

Thank RegClaybrook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove up from Waikiki on Labor Day and were shocked it wasn't more crowded due to the holiday. We stopped at a few beaches and relaxed watching the surfers and chatting with locals. Also stopped in Haleiwa town. We walked around the shops, and...More

Thank SunFunSun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

North Shore is my absolute favorite part of the island. So much beauty behind every corner with a great laid back atmosphere. If you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Honolulu, escape to North Shore!

Thank kzb412
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is THE thing to see on Oahu. The waves are so big and powerful and the rocky shore makes this area so incredibly dramatic. Stunning views. This are absolutely made my visit to Oahu. Don't miss it.

Thank doglover20162016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I grew up town side (Honolulu) and used to come up here to go fishing and surfing. Nowadays when I come back to visit family (they still live town side) I always take a day to drive from town side through the north shore and...More

5  Thank Mastashen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is so wonderful! This beach is so different from everywhere else as the sand even is strange. Surfing is hotspot here. Sea turtles are roped on the beach for you to see. The beaches are not crowded. What else could you ask for....More

Thank martinrobert4
Reviewed 5 September 2017

this is the iconic drive around all the wonderful beaches with HIGH WAVES since beaches on the other side have low waves due to how the ocean hits the islands...all the famous surf spots are here ...as well as beaches with turtles ..... food trucks...More

Thank Paula O
Reviewed 1 September 2017

One superior beach after another, all around the north shore. You can stop at one beach and see turtles in groups, another with gentle waves, others are the famous beaches that attract world class surfers. Pipeline, etc. For the surfing competitions you need to travel...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous beaches (ranging from sandy and calm to rocky and sheltered for skin diving an snorkeling all the way to the famous big waves for championship surfing) all around and a much more native local culture of artists and ocean/sun-lovers make all the small towns...More

1  Thank Ray Q
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Sandra D
14 July 2017|
Response from Angela L | Reviewed this property |
Waikiki beach has some good shops. One across from Ohana East does good work
Brett L
21 February 2017|
Response from Ross M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and a long board is best
Tina C
31 October 2016|
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Response from Anthony J | Reviewed this property |
We went with a tour bus of maybe 10 people