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The Surf Bus

#6 of 45 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Haleiwa Features Animals
Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
+1 808-226-7299
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Great day on the North Shore

The Surf Bus was a great way to check out the North shore of Oahau. Unlike other island tours, the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rye, Australia
via mobile
Great tour!

We toured the North Shore with guides Bo and Paul on 7/3/17 and they were wonderful! So... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Willows, California
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Tours and Activities on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. Not only you get to see the most beautiful beaches in Oahu, but you also have a chance to do something fun! Either kayak, stand up paddle, snorkel, walk to a waterfall, swim, bike ride, bodyboard, learn to surf or just cruise on the beach. Visit historic Haleiwa town for lunch and shopping and get up close to the Hawaiian green sea turtles, all on this full day activities tour! FREEDOM TO DO YOUR OWN THING!
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
+1 808-226-7299

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Surf Bus was a great way to check out the North shore of Oahau. Unlike other island tours, the Surf Bus allows lots of free time to explore, providing opportunities and the gear to snorkel, kayak, bike ride and explore the beautiful beaches and...More

Thank aussienotcanadian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We toured the North Shore with guides Bo and Paul on 7/3/17 and they were wonderful! So entertaining and very knowledgeable about the area and history. The whole day was filled with fun activities like paddle boarding, snorkeling, swimming (saw turtles) and also stopped by...More

Thank jrake2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We swam under a waterfall! The canoe was awesome! We got very close to sea turtles. I didn't want to be trapped on a bus all day. This was perfect! Great activities! Lots of FUN!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was fantastic for showing us other parts of the island. ACE was a superb tour guide with humorous quips along the way. He was very informative as we passed through areas giving us local facts that we would not have known. There were...More

Thank maura k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic day. Our host Josh and driver BJ were brilliant and entertaining and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend this day and our only regret is that we left it to the final days of our trip as we would have returned to the north shore....More

Thank George V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out with an awesome driver BJ and guide Josh. Highly recommend to anyone. They were soo awesome, friendly and very helpful! Must do trip

Thank AponeTheSergeant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although having gone to the north shore a few times over the last number of years visiting Oahu, it was nice to do a tour. Found the surf bus through Expedia and then booked through our points on Veltra website. They pick you up from...More

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an awesome experience. Since it was our first trip to Oahu we wanted a way to see the sights. This was it! Ace was knowledgeable, friendly and professional. He knew the insider tips on getting around traffic, the activities were top notch (we...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great excursion. Driver was knowledgable and funny, snorkeling was awesome, swam with 5 sea turtles, among other fish. Lunch was unexpectedly delicious. Grilled shrimp from a food truck...best shrimp we have EVER had. Bring extra money than you would think. Water proof smart phone case,...More

Thank funforgrumpy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 16 & joined the Surf Bus to travel from Waikiki to the North Shore for the day. Our driver Mike was amazing, informative, professional & full of jokes :) We got to see beaches, turtles, swim in the waterfall &...More

Thank Patrice A
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17 January 2017|
Response from leila a | Property representative |
Aloha If you are staying on the North Shore, you really don't need to get on the tour. Our tour leaves from Waikiki and takes about an hour to get to the North Shore, you will be wasting a lot of time to go to Waikiki and... More
25 April 2016|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
They may be useful but not really necessary. I didn't use any as you can get to the cove walking on sand if you pick your way through the rocks. We took our own snorkelling gear & chose the bikes as our activity. Had plenty... More
Barbara M
29 March 2016|
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Response from leila a | Property representative |
Aloha, yes you can do one activity in the morning and one in the afternoon. You might also be able to go snorkeling and bodyboarding in the morning , if conditions are permitting. Usually, if you are able to go snorkeling it... More