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Golden Sunrise Photo Tour

  • Golden Hawaii Sunrise Photo Tour
  • Capture iconic photos of the sun over the Pacific Ocean
  • Enjoy the personalized attention of a professional guide
Golden Sunrise Photo Tour
From US$ 83.72
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This sunrise photo tour ensures you'll leave the big island of Hawaii with the best pictures of iconic tropical sunrises around. Meet your friendly guide an journey to some of the top spots to catch epic images of the sun creeping up over the Pacific Ocean. It's a not-to-be-missed experience that's sure to be a memorable part of an Hawaii adventure.
What to Expect

Oahu Photography Tours offer a “Golden Sunrise” photo tour for those who are looking for a shorter time commitment but whom also wish to experience significant scenic locations on Oahu Island. We’ve put together an itinerary that guides you through gorgeous and dynamic scenes while also creating space for your freedom to explore to capture photographs that you’ll cherish on this sunrise tour.

We start the day on a high note, beginning our guided sunrise photo tour at the infamous Sandy Beach to capture the sun breaking over the horizon. Witness how the sun lights up the sky and the Pacific Ocean with pure brilliance, giving you the opportunity to capture interesting photos of its splendor.

After sunrise, we move on to the beautiful Makapu'u Lookout. These locations are mindfully chosen for the views of East Oahu’s stunning landscape. With an abundance of beautiful sights to soak in, we encourage our guests to capture panoramic photos of the area to capture the perfect picture of Hawaii’s natural landscape.

Continuing to Waimanalo Bay Beach Park, ranked as the #1 beach in America, you’ll visit the longest uninterrupted white-sand beach on Oahu. This famous Hawaiian destination is something you must do when visiting Oahu. Imagine it now: A beach lined with old growth and unique Australian ironwood trees, blending the elements of air, earth, and water. Your photographs will reflect the good health of this natural environment! Not to mention how amazing they will look printed out on your wall for everyone to enjoy.

Our next stop up the Windward Coast of Oahu is a view of the majestic Ko’olau Mountains. Behold the sight of ancient rock formations that were formed over 1 million years ago by the formidable forces of exploding volcanoes and massive earthquakes. It will surely take your breath away.

Next, we head off to a local treasure. The Kalapawai Market is the best stop for a delicious and truly satisfying breakfast. This market has been a part of Hawaiian life since 1932. The market offers an array of food and drinks options to please every pallet.

Our next stop on the Golden Sunrise Photo Tour lands us at the beautiful Ko’olau Mountains at the infamous and historical Pali Lookout. This site was chosen by Ansel Adams himself after he beheld the majestic qualities of these cliffs. We will end the morning enjoying a grand view of the Waikiki skyline on the tip of the famous Tantalus Lookout. Recognizing the enormous potential this location has for capturing beautiful photographs, we knew it qualified as a big send off of any memorable Oahu photo tour. Trust us, once you get there, you’ll understand! 

Reviews (10)
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Reviewed 26 June 2018
A Must!

Brian was a great guide through all of the stops and provided a wealth of tips in taking better photos. He also has an endless supply of jokes to keep you on your toes. If I had more time during my stay, I would've signed...More

2  Thank ericaw4159
Reviewed 21 June 2018
Brian was amazing

Brian gave so much technical information and also ended up telling us so much about Hawaii. I received so much more then I expected. He is so funny you just need to know when to laugh thanks Brian. It is like being out with a...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 March 2018
Wonderful Golden Sunrise Private Tour

My boyfriend and I traveled to Honolulu for President's Day Weekend and wanted an opportunity to see more of the island to take some scenic photos and practice our photography skills. Since we were only there for a few days, we decided to book the...More

1  Thank JennH887
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile
Great way to tour the island.

We took this tour to see the island and get great photos to take home. It did not disappoint. From a spectacular sunrise on Sandy Beach to surfers at Pipeline, we saw a lot. There was even lunch at a shrimp truck. Our guide stopped...More

3  Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 24 October 2017
One of the highlights of our trip!

My wifey surprised me with the Sunrise Photo Tour since I am a photography student at RISD (Rhode Island School of Design). She just started to get into photography herself but has been very hesitant to go off the auto settings on her camera. Well,...More

1  Thank Don G
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