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North Shore

North Shore, Oahu, HI
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“sunset beach” (59 reviews)
“shrimp” (56 reviews)
“big waves” (40 reviews)
North Shore, Oahu, HI
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We wanted to visit the "north shore" and love driving the coast at that end of the island. Along with the famous beaches are many smaller ones, all very beautiful. Random places to stop and eat along the way.

Thank Kathleen830
Reviewed 5 days ago

OMG, This place was stunning. Blue waters everywhere. Sunshine was beautiful. Came here early morning water was so warm. Home of surfing and it feels like a surf place. Lovely people. A Must see.

Thank Rexy09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

North shore is a great place to visit. It's touristy and crowded. Go early to get a great parking spot. The food is all great and shops are quaint. Many are over priced but it's what you'd expect from a tourist area. The winds are...More

1  Thank RobynJ92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The surfing on the pipe of the North Shore is mesmerizing. You can sit on the beach with some delicious food from the trucks across the street and get lost in watching the surfurs all afternoon. It's a fun relaxing time.

1  Thank Heidi D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attention surfer dudes and dudettes. This is where it's at on Ohau. Huge waves, especially in the winder months. Championship competitions. Worth standing back and just watching in awe. Lots of nice villages on the drive.

Thank browncondo2102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We planned a stay In Oahu to see Pearl Harbor before heading to our final destination. We had several hours before we had to head to the airport so we drove to the North Shore. We were so glad we did!!! There are beautiful beaches,...More

1  Thank Loretta E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great stop especially if one is staying in Honolulu. Very scenic, much less crowded area. Has open areas which is very pleasant to see. Great beaches and great waves. A great place to get away from most of the tourists and explore.

Thank Randy2353
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually stayed in waikiki due to a conference but found our way to the North Shore 3 times in that week. It was wonderful there. Much quieter, less crowded, less touristy, and more beautiful beaches to be found there. We went twice when it...More

Thank Debra L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There is lots to see and do on the North Shore. Spectacular waves and surfing activity, beautiful beaches, gorgeous mountains, shrimp trucks and always a cooling breeze!

Thank BLM-AK
Reviewed 20 April 2017

My husband used to body board when he was stationed at Schofield Barracks, so he took me to place called Three Tables. I was able to capture amazing pictures. If you just want to put your toes in the sand and watch the waves, this...More

Thank Misty D
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Brett L
Is there waves on the nth shore in may ? If so what size boards do I bring?
21 February 2017|
Response from Ross M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and a long board is best
Tina C
Did you go by bus or car?
31 October 2016|
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Response from Michele Z | Reviewed this property |
Car. It was an easy 2 hour drive from Waikiki and I enjoy stopping when I want. Many busses head that way too, but not sure how much it is. I know PARKING the rental car was MORE EXPENSIVE than the CAR ITSELF! $40 a day at... More
we're a couple in our early thirties n will b spending 3 nights at the turtle bay resort late oct. we will be flying in from maui and returning back to the airport after the 3 nights to catch a midday flight back to Australia. is hiring a car at the airport and driving to North Shore the best option? if so how much can we expect to pay per day to hire a car ? … is it an easy drive from/to the airport? is there any other way we can get there apart from driving? the hotels shuttle bus is extremely pricey. thank you!
15 September 2016|
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Response from Michele Z | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't see this soon enough to help. Hope your trip was enjoyable. I flew into Waikiki and it was a splendid 2 hour drive to North Shore. There were many bus options but I do not know the pricing for them.