Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions
KEY NEARBY AMENITIES AND ATTRACTIONS:
Starbucks, think coffee! Just a short walk (about a block) up the road.
Supermarket - Foodland (also a block away) is a full
service supermarket with deli, bakery, flower mart, DVD rental, ATM
machine and Starbucks Coffee kiosk.
Turtle Bay Resort, is a 10 minute drive east and
features hotel, restaurants, boutiques, beaches, pools, 2 golf courses,
horseback riding and other resort amenities.
Historic Haleiwa Town is a 10 minute drive west
where you can enjoy restaurants, shop for souvenirs and try a cool local
treat - shaved ice!
Waimea Bay and Sunset Beach, are world famous
surfing beaches located just a half mile in either direction.
Sharks Cove, in the wintertime has some of the
largest waves in the world, but in summer time it is calm and boasts
some of the best snorkeling on the island. You will find reefs with
caves, lava tubes and fantastic coral outcroppings. This is a great
place in summertime for kids to play, explore tide pools and swim in the
Honolulu is just a 45 minute drive where the many
restaurants and nightlife venues offer something for everyone.
Honolulu International Airport is a 35 minute drive.
Gliding -AcroFlight International starting at $89 a flight 808 221 4140 Whether
you are a first time tourist or a seasoned pilot, no trip to Oahu would
be complete without a birds-eye view from the air! Be amazed by the sight of hidden waterfalls, ancient Hawaiian fishponds & many more treasures of Hawaii.
Waimea Bay Beach Park
Heart of board surfers' paradise - the largest surfable waves in
the world (30 feet not uncommon during winter months).
Famous board surfing beach - site of professional surfing
contests. Spectacular winter surf reaches heights of 20 feet.
Banzai Pipeline: Ehukai Beach Park
The Banzai Pipeline is a beautiful tubed surfing break. When it's
"cranking," the surf is some of the most spectacular in the world.
These powerful waves break savagely on the reef displaying their
massive power. Ehukai Beach Park has some of the best sandbar surf
on O`ahu during the Spring and Summer.
Waimea Valley Adventure Park
A historic nature park on 1,800 acres. Over 6,000 species of plant
life, 45 foot waterfall, bird sanctuary, hiking trails, swimming,
Includes: Cliff diving performances, hula shows, Hawaiian games,
guided walking tours, Butterfly encounter, Mountain biking, ATVs,
horseback riding, kayaking, archery, Jungle Trek for kids, Waimea
Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Shops and restaurants.
Hale'iwa Town (Historic)
A plantation town that has come of age - old general stores
co-exist with modern boutiques, art galleries and eateries. Former
summer playground of Queen Liliuokalani, Hawaii's last reigning
monarch. Largest marina on the north shore.
Dole Pineapple Plantation
The Dole Plantation, Hawaii’s "Pineapple Experience," is located
about 10 minutes away from historic Haleiwa town.
Hanauma Bay Nature Park
Crystal clear water, abundant marine life and a living coral reef
mean Hanauma Bay is one of the premiere snorkeling destinations in
the islands any time of year. A gently sloping beach fronts
directly on the horseshoe shaped bay, formed in the remains of
Koko Head Crater, an ancient cinder-cone volcano, now breached and
filled with sea water. Within this half-mile-wide bay are one of
the prettiest reefs and the most abundant fish life in Hawaii.
Family operation offering 6 passenger boat dive tours, and whale
watching & snorkel trips (seasonal) from a zodiac boat. Unique
shop in historic Haleiwa town with both an outdoor eco-gallery,
eco-driven world class photo gallery and maritime artifacts.
Offering rentals, classes and fills along with tech training.
Small diving groups, six or less, always.
Marine biologist team crew one of the few private sailboat
charters in Hawaii. Unique adventures range from cryptic coral
spawning or out-of-this-world meteor showers to intimate
whale/dolphin encounters on a sensitive, conservation-minded
journey. Their six passenger maximum makes this a don't miss
Shore Eco-Surf Tours
Surfing sessions and lessons along Oahu's North Shore - the most
famous stretch of surfing beach on earth. Windsurfing, mountain
biking, and hiking packages available.
Specializing in beginners who want to learn the sport of ancient
Hawaiian kings! Suzy is a lifeguard, professional surfer, and
stunt woman for the television series Baywatch Hawaii, and has
taught tourists from Ireland to New York.
Hale Nalu Surf
Quality products and services at fair prices. Sales, rental and
repair of surfboards, bicycles, skateboards, snorkeling and diving
gear, clothing and swim wear.
North Shore Country Market
Less than one block away, the Country Market has a selection of
fresh fruit, soaps, candles and local crafts.
North Shore Fishing
Unbelievable sport fishing experience right in Haleiwa visit chupu.com for details.
Paradise Cove Luau
Paradise Cove is one of the largest and most respected luau shows
in Hawai'i. Located at the beautiful Ko Olina Resort on the
leeward coast of O'ahu, Paradise Cove features brilliant sunset
views from our 12-oceanfront acres.
Polynesian Cultural Center
The Polynesian Cultural Center is a unique treasure
created to share with the world the cultures, diversity
and spirit of the nations of Polynesia.