Polynesian Adventure Tours - Oahu Grand Circle Island Tour
The Grand Circle Island Tour provides a fun-filled day touring all the best spots on Oahu! On this popular Waikiki land tour, you'll see lush tropical forests, beautiful overlooks and coastline, and world-famous surfing breaks, in addition to visiting Oahu's serene Byodo-in Temple and the Dole Pineapple Plantation. The Grand Circle Island Tour includes stops at Amelia Earhart Lookout, Hanauma Bay, Halona Blowhole, Nu'uanu Valley, Oahu's North Shore, and the famous Dole Plantation. Operated by Polynesian Adventure Tours, this popular Waikiki land tour is a great opportunity for families and friends of all ages to enjoy the vast and spectacular natural scenery of Oahu on one fun-filled, fully guided island tour. The Grand Circle Island Tour is a fully guided, scenic land tour of Oahu aboard one of Polynesian Adventure Tour's deluxe touring vehicles. This fully narrated Waikiki land tour begins with local hotel pickup. You'll start off with a stop at Amelia Earhart Lookout, enjoying panoramic views of famous Diamond Head Crater. Guests will then enjoy a drive through the prestigious Kahala area, home to the most magnificent mansions of Oahu. This Waikiki land tour continues as you travel up the coastline, with stops at Halona Blowhole, Sandy Beach, and Makapu'u Point. Enjoy lush rainforests as tour continues through the Nu'uanu Valley to Nu'uanu Pali Lookout's spectacular view of Oahu's Windward Coast. This tour continues on with a drive through the magnificent Kualoa Mountains to a panoramic lookout of famous Chinaman's Hat and Kaneohe Bay. Guests will then travel along the world-famous surfing breaks of Oahu's North Shore. Your final stop on this Waikiki day tour is the renown Dole Plantation. There guests can take a look around and do some shopping.
Gold Package: Upgrade your tour with the Gold Package. Enjoy a bento box.
- Amelia Earhart Lookout on the foothills of Diamond Head
- Drive through Kahala – Honolulu upscale neighborhood
- Hanauma Bay Lookout (except on Tuesdays when it is closed)
- Halona Blowhole
- Byodo-In Temple (admission included) - No visit on Memorial Day
- Nu'uanu Pali Lookout
- See Chinaman’s Hat Island, called this for its unique shape
- Oahu North Shore beaches
- Dole Plantation (have time to look around and shop)
- Pineapple and sugarcane fields of Central Oahu
- LUNCH - If you do not choose the Gold option, please know that there is
not time to order lunch at the usual stop. You can bring a bag
lunch/snacks or there may or may not be time to grab something quick in
- Expert narration by professional tour guide
This Waikiki land tour operates 7 days a week (excluding Christmas, New Years and Thanksgiving Day). The Grand Circle Island Tour is perfect for couples, families and children of all ages. This Oahu day tour begins with local hotel pick-up between 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. and hotel drop-off by approximately 6:00 p.m. Polynesian Adventure Tours has been in operation since 1977, and is known as Hawaii's premier island tour company. All tour operators are professional and friendly, fully trained and licensed.
A Waikiki land tour is a wonderful way to see all the beautiful sites of Oahu, enjoying the convenience of a fully narrated and guided tour. Waikiki-Tours offers several Oahu land tours -- choose from our wide selection of Waikiki day trips and land tours to plan your perfect Hawaii vacation. For the largest selection and lowest prices, book the Grand Circle Island day tour, plus all your Waikiki vacation activities, through Waikiki-Tours! Watch this short movie featuring highlights from the Grand Circle Island tour with Dole Plantation.
- Where and When:
- Round-trip hotel transportation is included from convenient Waikiki locations.
This tour departs Waikiki at approximately 7:00 am and returns at approximately 4:30 to 4:45 pm. The exact hotel pick-up time will be emailed in your confirmation.
Effective 9/13/21 on Oahu and 9/15/21 on Maui for 60 days, guests 12 and over are required to show proof of vaccination in order to visit restaurants, museums, and similar establishments or show proof of a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours. There are sights on this tour that may require this.
Acceptable Proof of Vaccination
-Either a hard or digital copy of a state-approved vaccination card AND photo identification with the same information as the proof of vaccination. Vaccines administered outside of the US are not accepted.
-Full vaccination means two weeks have passed after the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series.
Acceptable Negative COVID-19 Test
-Must be an FDA approved molecular or antigen test taken within 48 hours AND photo identification.
If you have additional questions about the vaccination mandate, please visit www.oneoahu.org/safe-access-oahu.
Please contact us if anyone in your party has special needs.
- Special Notes:
- Operation Days:
- Operates Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
- Polynesian Adventure Tours
- Air-conditioned luxury motorcoach with large viewing windows