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Polynesian Adventure Tours Mini Circle Island with Scenic Shores Tour

Please be advised the Nu'uanu Pali Lookout will not be accessible until further notice due to landslides caused by recent heavy rainfalls. This tour takes place as scheduled and goes to all the attractions, except Nu'uanu Pali Lookout.

The Mini Circle Island with Scenic Shores Tour provides a fun-filled day seeing the beautiful scenery of Oahu, along with historically significant landmarks from the life of President Barack Obama.  History lovers will also enjoy seeing and learning about Polynesia’s history and culture on this Waikiki land tour.  Guests will enjoy a driving tour that includes stops at President Obama’s birthplace and other childhood homes, along with schools Obama attended, and the Baskin Robbins where Obama held his very first job! Also included on this Waikiki land tour are some of Oahu’s most famous natural landmarks -- including the Amelia Earhart Lookout, Nu’uanu Pali Lookout, Makapu’u Point, Halona Blowhole, Hanauma Bay, Sandy Beach, and Punchbowl Cemetery. Operated by Polynesian Adventure Tours, this fully guided and narrated Waikiki land tour is a great opportunity for families and friends of all ages to enjoy Oahu’s spectacular beauty and learn about President Obama’s unique and interesting childhood.

The Mini Circle Island with Scenic Shores Tour is a fully guided, narrated land tour 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 drive to Barack Obama’s birthplace.  Enjoy seeing Waikiki and Honolulu as you ride by some of Obama’s early childhood homes and schools.  Learn about Hawaii’s special history and unique culture that emphasizes family values, neighborly respect, and diversity. See the special places that shaped Obama’s childhood and learn about the role Hawaii’s unique culture had in his upbringing. Guests on this Waikiki land tour will also get to see some of the most spectacular and famous natural sites of Oahu. Enjoy panoramic views of Waikiki’s Diamond Head from the historic Amelia Earhart Lookout, before continuing on through the lush Ko'olau Mountains to the famous Pali Lookout for beautiful views of Kailua Town and Kaneohe Bay. This Oahu day tour also includes stops at Halona Blowhole, Hanauma Bay, Makapu’u Point, Punchbowl Cemetery, and Barack Obama’s favorite bodysurfing spot – Sandy Beach. Guests of all ages will enjoy this relaxing and educational afternoon land tour that includes both historical landmarks and beautiful natural sites of Oahu.

These Oahu Land Tours include the following sights: The Birth Place of Obama, The President's First Home, Amelia Earhart lookout on the slopes of Diamond Head, Punahou School Location of Obama's first job - Baskin Robbins, Nu'uanu Pali Lookout, Punahou's Circle Apts where Obama was raised from 1971-1979, La Pietra School for Girls, Drive by Makapu'u Point, Waiola Shaved Ice, Halona Blowhole, Hanauma Bay (closed on Tuesdays), Sandy Beach - Obama's favorite bodysurfing spot and Punchbowl Cemetery

This Waikiki land tour operates daily.  Polynesian Adventure Tours’ Mini Circle Island with Scenic Shores Tour is perfect for families, couples, friends, and children of all ages.  This Oahu day tour begins with local hotel pick-up at 1:00 p.m., and drop-off at your hotel by 5:30 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, while 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 Mini Circle Island with Scenic Shores Tour, plus all your Waikiki vacation activities, through WaikikiTours!

Tour Highlights

  • Diamond Head lookout
  • Drive by some of Oahu’s most impressive homes for awesome photo shots
  • See Hanauma Bay, Oahu’s prime snorkeling destination and marine preserve
  • See a stretch of Oahu’s lush windward coast
  • Halona Blowhole
  • Nu'uanu Pali Lookout – see towns of Kailua and Kaneohe and all the way to Chinaman’s Hat Island
  • View Queen Emma Summer Palace and surrounding rainforest
Where and When:
Pick-up from your Waikiki hotel.
This tour departs Waikiki around 1-1:15 pm and returns at 5-5:30 pm. Exact pick-up time will be emailed to you.
There are no specific restrictions for this activity
Please contact us if anyone in your party has special needs.
Special Notes:
Operation Days:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Polynesian Adventure Tours
Air-conditioned mini-coach with large vista view windows
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