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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 1 week ago

if you love surfing North Shore is the place. We were lucky to be in North Shore for the famous Pipe Line surfing contest from Jan 29 through Feb 10.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Denise D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our concierge suggested we drive the island of Oahu and this was one of the beautiful stops we were able to make along our drive. We chilled out, watched the surfers, ate shaved ice, walked the beaches and took amazing photos!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank fruitministry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have the time be sure to drive around the island and spend some time in the North Shore. The water is stunning and it is fun to surf watch, if you are not surfing yourself. The crowd is just pleasant also. Everyone is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank DrLN-FL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to Oahu twice, stayed along Waikiki but always made the time to rent a car and drive up to the North Shore. It's a stark contrast from the commercial Waikiki. You'll pass by smaller towns and food trucks as you get closer to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Aprilnguy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hook up with Steve for paddle board/ kayak up the river for the turtles and after get surf lessons from the pros at Clear Bottom Kayak Tours. Almost 2 1/2 hours of very professional , intuitive, personalized instructions with tips even experienced surfers might not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank rogerweiss90
Reviewed 17 January 2019

Fun to go watch the experts surf. Also a neat little town nearby with cute little shops and food trucks. Try the poke bowls

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kernalk67
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Drove up to the North Shore from our hotel for an afternoon/early evening visit after touring the Dole Pineapple Plantation. Was surprised at how non-built up the area we visited was. Not a lot of traffic and we found some great places to shop and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ronem2015
Reviewed 16 January 2019

We rented a car in Honolulu and went to North Shore after stopping by Kailua and Pineapple plantation. It was the best stop. We looked around the small town and went to a beach to see turtles around 2:00 p.m. Luckily there were not many...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eiko U
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Far away form the International tourists. Get back to the beauty of nature without the extreme tourism..

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank robinquentin
Reviewed 5 January 2019

If you are looking for surfing locations, north shore beaches are the place. You can't do much body surf on these beaches. Another place is turtle beach and where you can snorkel but in Dec we didn't see any turtles so was waste of time....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Traci S
21 August 2018|
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Response from tammy71 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few grocery stores on the north shore. As for bugs, it's fine. Grocery stores are a little expensive because it's being brought in via container barges and planes. Overall enjoy your time in Oahu! Maybe you... 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 713JohnF | Reviewed this property |
Haleiwa Beach House for lunch or dinner....or the shrimp trucks gathered on the edge of town.