Sights And Bites Tour
Explore The Sites And Taste The Flavors Of Oahu
Finally, a circle island tour of Oahu was created for foodies! If you are someone who enjoys the breathtaking scenery on the island of Oahu, as well as its legendary cuisine then this is the tour for you. Over the course of the day, we will explore multiple sites like Diamond Head, the Halona Point blowhole, and the rugged Koolau Mountains. Additionally, prepare to have your tastebuds delighted by numerous food stops where you will get to enjoy local favorites like malasadas, exotic fruits, local coffee, macadamia nuts, and much much more. This is not an adventure you will want to miss!
Leonard’s Bakery has been a staple on the island of Oahu for over 60 years. It is known for its malasadas, a Portuguese deep-fried doughnut that is often coated in sugar and cinnamon. Malasadas are a popular snack item in Hawaii and Leonard’s Bakery is considered to have some of the best on the island. The bakery is also well-known for its pastries, cakes, and other assorted sweet treats. If you are looking for an authentic Hawaiian dining experience, Leonard’s Bakery is a must-visit.
The Koolau Mountains are a range of mountains located on the east side of the island of Oahu, in Hawaii. The mountains are some of the most rugged on the island and offer some beautiful scenery and hiking trails. The Koolau Mountains are also home to numerous waterfalls, including Manoa Falls and Sacred Falls. If you are looking for a beautiful and serene place to observe Oahu’s natural beauty, the Koolau Mountains are a great option.
Haleiwa Town is a historic town located on the North Shore of Oahu. The town was originally established in the late 1800s as a sugar plantation town and has since grown into a popular tourist destination. Haleiwa is well-known for its numerous art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants, as well as its beautiful beaches and lush mountain scenery. If you are looking for an authentic Hawaiian experience, Haleiwa Town is a chance for you to step into history.
Amelia Earhart/Diamond Head Lookout
Malasadas from Leonard’s Bakery
Hanauma Bay Lookout
Halona “Blowhole” Lookout
Nuuanu Pali Lookout
Macadamia Nut Farm
Lunch at the Shrimp Truck
Kahuku Fruit Stand
Historic Haleiwa Town
Dole Pineapple Plantation
Begin your adventure by boarding your air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy a narrated scenic drive along the south and east shore coastline of Oahu.
Our first stop is at the Diamond Head/Amelia Earhart Lookout, where our guests will enjoy a fresh Malasada (Portuguese donut) from the world-famous Leonard’s Bakery and panoramic views of the popular local surf beach.
As we continue on the East Coast, our next stop is at the Hanauma Bay Viewpoint, a curved bay formed when the side of a crater collapsed thousands of years ago. Boasting pristine white sands and crystal blue waters, this protected cove (which is also a marine preserve) features a large, rich coral reef that is home to an amazing array of sea life.
From here, guests will enjoy a scenic ride to the famous Halona Point blowhole where, when tide conditions are right, waves surging through a submerged lava tube erupt in a spectacular geyser of seawater! Keep a keen eye out from December through May for a glimpse of giant humpback whales that frequent the waters here and green sea turtles year-round.
Travel to higher altitudes to take in breathtaking views of the island’s lush windward side from the Pali Lookout in the rugged Koolau Mountains. This stunning lookout was the site of a bloody battle in 1795 in which King Kamehameha I forced hundreds of his opponents to jump to their deaths from the cliffs there in what was called the “Battle of the Leaping Fish.”
From the Pali, we head to the Tropical Macadamia Nut Farm where guests will have the opportunity to sample local coffee, chocolate & macadamia nuts.
As we make our way to the North Shore of Oahu, we stop for lunch at the Shrimp Truck and Kahuku Fruit stand where guests can get another taste of the island’s cuisine.
Continuing along the North Shore of the Island, we head to Historic Haleiwa Town for guests to experience local shopping, world-famous ice cream, shave ice, and other local ‘bites’.
Last but definitely not least we travel to the Famous Dole Pineapple Plantation where guests will have the chance to try the delicious Dole Whip, a dairy-free pineapple dessert.
8.5-Hour Sights And Bites Tour With Lunch From Waikiki Hotels
Any request for a refund 72 hours or more prior to the start of the tour or activity is honored with a full refund.
No refunds are issued for any cancellations inside the 72-hour period, prior to the start of your tour. There is no refund for no-shows. There is no charge for date change or tour change based on tour availability outside of the 72-hour cancellation period.