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Explore a tropical fruit & citrus farm
Discover what it's like to run an 8 acre tropical fruit farm in paradise! You'll use all our senses on a walking tour of Lokoea Farms. We'll give you some history of the farm and the area, and guide your exploration of our 3 orchards to learn about the ethnobotany and horticulture of Hawai‘i's unique fruit trees and harvest some fruits in season. Get ready to marvel at our vanilla plants and smell the aroma of our vanilla beans. You'll even get to help feed our hilarious chickens, and collect their rainbow-colored eggs. Then it's time for our picnic! We'll relax on the lawn or at the picnic table overlooking the gorgeous orchid-filled gardens while you eat your fill of farm-grown exotic tropical fruit and nuts - the freshest, most delicious, and perfectly in season delicacies. We'll teach you how to use our coconut husker to open up a coconut. Nothing store-bought can compare to the amazing flavor of coconut water and meat from a just-picked nut. You'll even use our special nutcracker to experience the rich flavor of our macadamia nuts. Other things to note Wear closed-toe shoes, a hat, and sunscreen. We have a composting toilet available at the farm. Starbucks or McDonalds in Haleiwa also have public restrooms. You may want to bring bug spray and water bottle.
SHARK TOURS with Island View Hawaii
SWIM WITH SHARKS aboard the Mo'o with the original shark boat crew. Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience as you swim freely in the deep blue ocean with sharks and other pelagic creatures. The cage-free excursion will allow you to see how sharks behave in their natural state and dispel many misconceptions about these beautiful creatures. Don't worry! This is a completely safe experience. A safety diver will escort you into the water where you will be able to safely watch as well as interact with sharks, dolphins, whales and other pelagic creatures. With nearly 40 species of sharks in the waters around the Hawaiian Islands, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the ocean and its inhabitants - disposing of the irrational fears of sharks and other ocean creatures. We pride ourselves on providing a comfortable experience with a small group of passengers (up to 5 people) to maximize water time in a secluded environment. As we enjoy our time amongst different species of sea life, our goal is to remain safe, respectful, and calm. Other things to note Get a good night's rest before your adventure! Leave behind any preconceived notions about sharks and experience this adventure with an open mind.
Discover coral reef creatures at night
The ocean is a wonderous and magical place with creatures that often seem more incredible than what we could conjure up in our own imaginations. Come with me and my Co-Host Levi as we search for and encounter the incredible creatures that make up Hawaii's nocturnal marine life. We will meet up in the evening at Sharks Cove on the North Shore of Oahu. Our exciting experience begins on the shore. We will talk story about the unique and wondrous marine ecosystems of Hawaii as well as give you some safety tips so we have an exceptional, fun and safe experience. When we are done talking story we will get our underwater lights, mask and snorkels, and reef shoes and head into the water to search for the nocturnal marine animals in the tidal areas of Sharks Cove. Most of these unique creatures we will be looking for can only be found after dark. We talk about every unique animal we encounter. After a wonderous time in the water we will head back to the shore and get cleaned up with a hot shower i provide on location. after our experience is concluded I will be providing previously captured photos of all the amazing animals we will see for your own keep sake. This experience is perfect for groups, families or individuals. No swimming experience needed but guests should be comfortable on uneven ground and being in shallow water.
Private Surf Lesson North Shore Oahu
Come surf the waves on the world famous North Shore of Oahu. I will make sure you get the best conditions at the best location for your skill level. Upon receiving booking confirmation I will contact you and give you the lesson location according to the ocean conditions for that day. On the day of the lesson we will have a short meet and greet then begin a 10-15 minute land briefing where I will go over surfing basics and ocean safety. After that we will get in the water and enjoy catching many waves as you improve your skills. It is also highly likely we will see many Hawaiian sea turtles throughout the lesson. All surf lessons are 2 hours long and all equipment is included. Contact me for custom lesson times, dates not listed or larger groups. 808-341-5996 for more details!
North Shore Private Surf Lessons
Come experience world-famous surf on legendary North Shore beaches. Whether you're new to the sport or need advanced coaching, we will guarantee a stress-free learning experience. At Island Style Surf School you will have a unique and relaxed surf experience that you can't find anywhere else. With safety first and detailed instruction, we make sure that you have the time of your life on the famous waves of the North Shore Oahu, Hawaii! With instruction from professional surfer, Sergio Lima, and lifeguard Guto Ventim, born and raised riding the north shores heavy surf, you can feel secure that you and your family are in good hands. Come and see why at Island Style you will have a lesson like no other! Other things to note We like to keep our lessons personalized, safe, and fun for all! Therefore, we keep the lesson size small and don't combine groups together. I am CPR & Water Safety certified and fully insured.

Dive into local beach life

Create A Beautiful Hawaiian Lei Po'o
We are excited to teach you you how to create your own unique lei po'o (flower crown). You will choose your own tropical flowers and create a unique and beautiful custom piece made with fresh flowers. All of our flowers are locally sourced from local gardens and we support local farmers. We also provide high quality local store bought flowers such as torch ginger, cymbidium orchids, anthuriums, etc. Our workshop is high end because we use high end flowers and natural materials sourced from Polynesia (Lauhala leaves from Tahiti). Your leis will last 3-4 days and will enrich your Hawaii experience tenfold. While making your lei, I will share the cultural meanings of our leis and why we wear them in Hawai'i. I am born and raised in Laie, Hawaii and have lived here for 27 years. I am passionate about my culture and I would love to share it with you. All of our lei po'os can be seen on our IG page, @oahuleis. Check it out and we look forward to meeting you!
Paddle in Hawaiian Sea Turtle Country
Begin your session with a brief lesson on land, then it's paddling time! Join a certified lifeguard, trained stand up paddle instructor on an experience you are guaranteed to love. Paddle across a beautiful calm bay and up a lush river, home of the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle. These amazing creatures are very passive, and also very big (up to 500 lbs!) Though we cannot guarantee sightings, it is very common to see them. Your friendly instructor will teach you stand up paddling techniques and skills as you travel along, so you can paddle like a pro! Copy and paste to take a look at some of the other activities we offer! GLOW Stand Up Paddle at Twilight : bit.ly/2VJetWU Yoga on Stand Up Paddle Boards: bit.ly/30lawGB Other things to note This activity is great for all ages and abilities. Children ages 4-6 share the board with an instructor. Paddlers 7+ may paddle their own boards. No max age limit. Board weight limit= 220lbs. All head instructors are certified lifeguards, so you are always in safe hands. Non-swimmers welcome.
Surfing with Sea Turtles, North Shore Oahu
The North Shore of O'ahu, has beautiful waves all-year round, nice for learning how to surf . Our approach to teaching makes the experience easier than you ever imagined. Make your reservation today.
Beginner Lei Making on the North Shore
This beginner lei making experience begins on the beach. Watch the waves, surfers, and rainbows as you create a beautiful flower lei. The lei will be created from: plumeria, puakenikeni, stephanotis, tiare, bougainvilla, pikake, orchid, crown flower, tuberose, lantern ilima, depending upon what flowers are in season. Most flowers are unique to Hawaii and are harvested the night before or the morning of your class. The lei will be created using the Kui(piercing) method. You can choose to make a traditional neck Lei or a Lei Po'o/flower crown. There is also a Hili style Lei Po'o/Flower Crown class available(advanced lei making). Other things to note: We are slightly flexible with the schedule, so let us know if different times work better for you. Class is on the beach so please bring your own beach towels or chairs.
Surfing Lesson north shore Oahu hawaii
All lessons include rash guard board rental and 1 and a half hour of fun! We also offer 2 hour lesson's and welcome all ages.Send us a message and we can make custom price's depending on group size and duration of lesson. Every lesson begins on the beach with a short tutorial on standing up then into the water we go, we have a 99.9% success rate on standing up. Visit us on the North Shore of Oahu and enjoy the 7 mile miracle!! The best 7 miles of surf on the planet, with the best local surf instructors in the world everyone has a blast with the Dirty Feet Crew Surfing Academy. All levels of experience can prosper from a surf lesson or a weeks package deal!! We have custom price and duration options . If you are just visiting and looking to enjoy the ocean you found the right place. Every surf instructor is born and raised in these island's and can give you the local knowledge every traveler desire's. Wether it is the best location to catch the sunset or a good place to eat! Other things to note Bring a good attitude and a positive spirit, water, towels sun screen .be ready to have the time of your life!! Learning to surf with professional instructors for a quality experience is going to be awesome.

All activities near North Shore, Waialua

Explore a tropical fruit & citrus farm
Discover what it's like to run an 8 acre tropical fruit farm in paradise! You'll use all our senses on a walking tour of Lokoea Farms. We'll give you some history of the farm and the area, and guide your exploration of our 3 orchards to learn about the ethnobotany and horticulture of Hawai‘i's unique fruit trees and harvest some fruits in season. Get ready to marvel at our vanilla plants and smell the aroma of our vanilla beans. You'll even get to help feed our hilarious chickens, and collect their rainbow-colored eggs. Then it's time for our picnic! We'll relax on the lawn or at the picnic table overlooking the gorgeous orchid-filled gardens while you eat your fill of farm-grown exotic tropical fruit and nuts - the freshest, most delicious, and perfectly in season delicacies. We'll teach you how to use our coconut husker to open up a coconut. Nothing store-bought can compare to the amazing flavor of coconut water and meat from a just-picked nut. You'll even use our special nutcracker to experience the rich flavor of our macadamia nuts. Other things to note Wear closed-toe shoes, a hat, and sunscreen. We have a composting toilet available at the farm. Starbucks or McDonalds in Haleiwa also have public restrooms. You may want to bring bug spray and water bottle.
PaddleBoard Hale'iwa with Rescue Dogs
We'll begin at Blue Planet Hale’iwa, where everyone will meet Phoenix, our lead SUPDog! She's a lovely four-year-old Lab who loves people and swimming. We'll do a quick stand-up paddleboard training, covering the basics of paddling: Equipment, Balance, How to Paddle, Conditions, and Safety. Then we'll head out on the water. The Haleiwa River on the North Shore has glassy smooth water, perfect for entry-level stand up paddling. Phoenix and her friends will hop on everyone's board, joining them for photos during their unique and entertaining paddleboarding experience amongst the Pacific. We'll paddle for an hour, and then head back to the beach to shower, share stories and take a group photo. This experience includes a certified Stand-Up Paddle Instructor (PSUPA), ALL necessary equipment, and live-action photos and videos shareable through airdrop or Google drive. All equipment will be prepped and maintained by the instructor. It's a joy to be around dogs and the ocean. Come join our SUPDog Wolfpack today! All dogs are super friendly and love being around people.
SHARK TOURS with Island View Hawaii
SWIM WITH SHARKS aboard the Mo'o with the original shark boat crew. Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience as you swim freely in the deep blue ocean with sharks and other pelagic creatures. The cage-free excursion will allow you to see how sharks behave in their natural state and dispel many misconceptions about these beautiful creatures. Don't worry! This is a completely safe experience. A safety diver will escort you into the water where you will be able to safely watch as well as interact with sharks, dolphins, whales and other pelagic creatures. With nearly 40 species of sharks in the waters around the Hawaiian Islands, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the ocean and its inhabitants - disposing of the irrational fears of sharks and other ocean creatures. We pride ourselves on providing a comfortable experience with a small group of passengers (up to 5 people) to maximize water time in a secluded environment. As we enjoy our time amongst different species of sea life, our goal is to remain safe, respectful, and calm. Other things to note Get a good night's rest before your adventure! Leave behind any preconceived notions about sharks and experience this adventure with an open mind.
Surfing with Sea Turtles, North Shore Oahu
The North Shore of O'ahu, has beautiful waves all-year round, nice for learning how to surf . Our approach to teaching makes the experience easier than you ever imagined. Make your reservation today.
Painting Party on Oahu
Guests will be welcomed onto my beautiful ocean view deck where they will experience a class in creating watercolor art. They will have a selection of 3 different images to produce: a surfboard car, a seahorse or an octopus. Images will be traced onto watercolor paper using graphite paper and then painted. Each guest will get their own set of supplies to use. The cooler will be stocked with delicious beverages and Hawaiian music will be playing softly in the background as guests create their own beautiful Hawaii keepsake.
Discover coral reef creatures at night
The ocean is a wonderous and magical place with creatures that often seem more incredible than what we could conjure up in our own imaginations. Come with me and my Co-Host Levi as we search for and encounter the incredible creatures that make up Hawaii's nocturnal marine life. We will meet up in the evening at Sharks Cove on the North Shore of Oahu. Our exciting experience begins on the shore. We will talk story about the unique and wondrous marine ecosystems of Hawaii as well as give you some safety tips so we have an exceptional, fun and safe experience. When we are done talking story we will get our underwater lights, mask and snorkels, and reef shoes and head into the water to search for the nocturnal marine animals in the tidal areas of Sharks Cove. Most of these unique creatures we will be looking for can only be found after dark. We talk about every unique animal we encounter. After a wonderous time in the water we will head back to the shore and get cleaned up with a hot shower i provide on location. after our experience is concluded I will be providing previously captured photos of all the amazing animals we will see for your own keep sake. This experience is perfect for groups, families or individuals. No swimming experience needed but guests should be comfortable on uneven ground and being in shallow water.
Private Surf Lesson North Shore Oahu
Come surf the waves on the world famous North Shore of Oahu. I will make sure you get the best conditions at the best location for your skill level. Upon receiving booking confirmation I will contact you and give you the lesson location according to the ocean conditions for that day. On the day of the lesson we will have a short meet and greet then begin a 10-15 minute land briefing where I will go over surfing basics and ocean safety. After that we will get in the water and enjoy catching many waves as you improve your skills. It is also highly likely we will see many Hawaiian sea turtles throughout the lesson. All surf lessons are 2 hours long and all equipment is included. Contact me for custom lesson times, dates not listed or larger groups. 808-341-5996 for more details!
North Shore Private Surf Lessons
Come experience world-famous surf on legendary North Shore beaches. Whether you're new to the sport or need advanced coaching, we will guarantee a stress-free learning experience. At Island Style Surf School you will have a unique and relaxed surf experience that you can't find anywhere else. With safety first and detailed instruction, we make sure that you have the time of your life on the famous waves of the North Shore Oahu, Hawaii! With instruction from professional surfer, Sergio Lima, and lifeguard Guto Ventim, born and raised riding the north shores heavy surf, you can feel secure that you and your family are in good hands. Come and see why at Island Style you will have a lesson like no other! Other things to note We like to keep our lessons personalized, safe, and fun for all! Therefore, we keep the lesson size small and don't combine groups together. I am CPR & Water Safety certified and fully insured.
Private Eco Snorkel Safari with Hawaiian Guide & Photos
Professional photography by (@keyana.poki) will be INCLUDED! -------- Are you tired of feeling like a tourist? Become a part of my extended 'ohana and join me on an educational adventure you'll never forget. Have you always wanted to see a Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle swimming freely in the ocean? Or watch schools of tropical fish work together in perfect harmony? Let's immerse ourselves in the famous underwater world of Hawaii as we learn about the unique environment and sea life we encounter. We will meet at a local favorite snorkel spot where I will map out our dive, go over ocean safety, equipment and answer any questions you might have. We'll spend the majority of our time in the ocean finding treasures of all sorts. Although wild animals are on no strict schedule, I can guarantee we will encounter sea-creatures of all shapes and sizes. Afterwards we will relax with local refreshments as we learn about the wildlife that we saw during our time in the ocean. -------- This is an intimate and educational experience that has a maximum group size of 3 people. (Up to 6 people on a private booking.) Other things to note- Life vests are provided upon request but you MUST be comfortable in open ocean if you plan to book this experience. Each guest is required to sign a Release of Liability prior to participation.
Create A Beautiful Hawaiian Lei Po'o
We are excited to teach you you how to create your own unique lei po'o (flower crown). You will choose your own tropical flowers and create a unique and beautiful custom piece made with fresh flowers. All of our flowers are locally sourced from local gardens and we support local farmers. We also provide high quality local store bought flowers such as torch ginger, cymbidium orchids, anthuriums, etc. Our workshop is high end because we use high end flowers and natural materials sourced from Polynesia (Lauhala leaves from Tahiti). Your leis will last 3-4 days and will enrich your Hawaii experience tenfold. While making your lei, I will share the cultural meanings of our leis and why we wear them in Hawai'i. I am born and raised in Laie, Hawaii and have lived here for 27 years. I am passionate about my culture and I would love to share it with you. All of our lei po'os can be seen on our IG page, @oahuleis. Check it out and we look forward to meeting you!
Learn to surf from a local big wave rider on the North Shore
Welcome to Haleiwa Surf School, The best surf school on the North Shore! I’m your teacher Chance King, I’m born and raised right here on the North Shore. I’m an avid big wave rider & waterman. With a lifetime of experience and ocean safety im sure you will have the time of your life out in the water with me! You are 100% garenteed to get up and riding on some super fun surf. Weather you are a total beginner or are looking to sharpen your skills as an advanced wave rider, i’ll be more than happy to teach you everything i know! We start our session with a short beach lesson, i’ll go over safety, how the currents of the ocean & lineup works, some surf etiquette, and finally some instructions on how to stand properly on your board. Then we hit the water! I’ll be right with you in the ocean the whole time assisting you on waves. If you are surfing with your family or a large group, i’ll have additional instructors there to help your group. All teachers for Haleiwa Surf School are Lifeguard CPR certified with a lifetime of experience in the ocean. Your in safe hands with us! Book with me today for the experience of a lifetime! Or improve your skills if you are an intermediate surfer! Feel free to send me a message if you have any additional questions! I hope to see you in the water! MAHALO!
Beginner Lei Making on the North Shore
This beginner lei making experience begins on the beach. Watch the waves, surfers, and rainbows as you create a beautiful flower lei. The lei will be created from: plumeria, puakenikeni, stephanotis, tiare, bougainvilla, pikake, orchid, crown flower, tuberose, lantern ilima, depending upon what flowers are in season. Most flowers are unique to Hawaii and are harvested the night before or the morning of your class. The lei will be created using the Kui(piercing) method. You can choose to make a traditional neck Lei or a Lei Po'o/flower crown. There is also a Hili style Lei Po'o/Flower Crown class available(advanced lei making). Other things to note: We are slightly flexible with the schedule, so let us know if different times work better for you. Class is on the beach so please bring your own beach towels or chairs.
Surfing Lesson north shore Oahu hawaii
All lessons include rash guard board rental and 1 and a half hour of fun! We also offer 2 hour lesson's and welcome all ages.Send us a message and we can make custom price's depending on group size and duration of lesson. Every lesson begins on the beach with a short tutorial on standing up then into the water we go, we have a 99.9% success rate on standing up. Visit us on the North Shore of Oahu and enjoy the 7 mile miracle!! The best 7 miles of surf on the planet, with the best local surf instructors in the world everyone has a blast with the Dirty Feet Crew Surfing Academy. All levels of experience can prosper from a surf lesson or a weeks package deal!! We have custom price and duration options . If you are just visiting and looking to enjoy the ocean you found the right place. Every surf instructor is born and raised in these island's and can give you the local knowledge every traveler desire's. Wether it is the best location to catch the sunset or a good place to eat! Other things to note Bring a good attitude and a positive spirit, water, towels sun screen .be ready to have the time of your life!! Learning to surf with professional instructors for a quality experience is going to be awesome.
Guided Sunset Hike Ka'ena Point
Aloha and welcome! The islands provide so much natural beauty, from the mountains to the beaches. But few places compare to a Hawaiian sunset. If sunsets away from the crowded beaches of Waikiki sound like your kind of activity then this is for you! Kaena Point is a beautiful area that offers breathtaking coastline and an abundance of flora and fauna only found in Hawaii. To start, I'll meet you at the trailhead to Kaena Point. There is access from the westside or the north shore. We can coordinate which is convenient for you. Upon meeting, I'll provide you with backpacks to put your belongings in, so bring your camera, towel, favorite water bottle, or what ever else you want to bring. I''ll also provide water, snacks, sunscreen, bug spray, and flashlights so that you can focus on the beauty of experience. There will be places to get in the water if you'd like and definitely places along the way to take photos. The trail is primarily flat to the very end so this is definitely family friendly. Along the way, I'll point out some points of interest as well as share some of the cultural significance of the area to ancient Hawaiians. Once we get to the end, you can decide on the best view to watch the sunset, whether it is on the beach surrounded by water or up on a pill box overlooking the point. Once we finish I'll guide you back to the trail head under the stars!
Become a Farmer On a Native Hawaiian Organic Family Farm
Come to work on a native Hawaiian owned organic family farm! Please note that our sons are not available at this time to play music but guests reviews will mention this. Still you will learn a lot, give back to the island and do something unique! Enter an ancient volcano on Hawaiian Homestead & learn Agriculture & History. Help shape & tend this family-owned organic chocolate farm of exotic trees, flowers, miniature horses, pygmy goats, & silky chicks. The farm always needs tending, from pulling weeds to planting, to watering plants or trimming trees. We need help to water over 1,000 plants by hand every other day. We will provide you with plenty of filtered water. Join us to work hard together and we will end with a tour of the farm. You will need transportation as Lyft and Uber don’t come here or charge a lot to do so, buses are not reliable and biking is impossible as the roads are too narrow. Our family farm is located in a Rainforest and we work rain or shine as it is still warm & comfortable. Wear beach shoes & old clothes or beachwear is fine, there are outdoor restrooms where you can wash up when the work is done. You will work at your own pace and can rest or take shade as you need. Please note that online maps has this part of the island wrong so please Follow the directions given to you before the experience.
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