Majestic Circle Island Tour in Honolulu, HI

E Noa Tours"Hotel Pick Up"Honolulu, HI 96819
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Offered by E Noa Tours, the Majestic Circle Island Tour features 10 magical hours of sightseeing and exploring some of Oahu’s most stunning points of interest. Guests can enjoy professional narration by certified tour guides while visiting Diamond Head Slopes and Kahala, Hanauma Bay, Halona, Nu’uanu Pali Lookout and Valley, Byodo-In Temple, Waimea Valley and more. Lunch is also included.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Honolulu Travel Experts
  • Transportation from Waikiki resorts and hotels available.
  • Tour duration: approx. 10 hours.
  • Bring cash to purchase lunch and snacks.
  • Wear closed-toe, sturdy shoes.


from Majestic Circle Island
As you set off for Oahu’s South Shore and the familiar outline of Diamond Head, enjoy stories and island history shared by your guide enhancing each stop and view: the tropical fish and reefs of Hanauma Bay; famous Halona Blowhole; scenic Sandy Beach; and spectacular Makapu’u Lookout on the island’s southeastern tip.

As you head towards Oahu’s Ko’olau Mountain Range, you'll also visit the peaceful, serene grounds of the Byodo-In Buddhist Temple, nestled in a green gem of a valley. Ringing the temple’s Peace Bell is said to ensure happiness and a long life.

Dropping down to Oahu’s North Shore, quaint towns and a laid-back local scene provide the backdrop to world famous surfing beaches – Banzai Pipeline, Sunset and Waimea Bay. The famous Waimea Falls lays behind lush rainforest, where you stroll among the thousands of varieties of exotic plants, unique species of Hawaiian birds, and archeological sites of Oahu’s historic Waimea Valley. This stop is a favorite because of “the beautiful scenery the valley has to offer and the peaceful sounds of birds and water flowing from the falls.”

Dole Plantation provides the day’s final stop on this ultimate Oahu Circle Island Tour. A cool frozen pineapple whip or sweet fresh pineapple – a real “Taste of Hawaii” – is hard to resist as you pick up a souvenir or two.

Complimentary Waikiki Transportation:
Approximate Pick-up Time: 7:30 am - 7:50 am
Available: Daily

Complimentary Ko`olina Transportation:
Approximate Pick-up Time: 7:30 am - 7:45 am
Available: Sundays & Thursdays ONLY

Note: Wear walking shoes and dress comfortably. This tour is moderately challenging and may be unsuitable for those with medical conditions. Please consult with your physician before going on this tour. Lunch stop en route, meal purchase on own.

Oahu Customer Reviews

June Bray
1 Review
"Not worth it, especially for single traveler"
December, 2015
I was bumped because they wanted to sell another ticket. Messed up my vacation schedule so I missed other things later. Two of the stops are just for you to buy things-nothing much to see. Since I had a day to kill on my own, I saw three of the major stops on the shuttle for a lot less money - I was hoping to have more time or better access on the more expensive tour but did not. Very dissatisfied.
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"Circle Island & Pearl Harbor"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 23, 2019 NEW
This tour is amazing for people who want to get out of Waikiki and see the rest of Oahu. We saw so many beautiful beaches, had a great complimentary lunch and got to try Dole Whip! Our tour guide Rockie was so kind and taught us so much more than we learned at the Pearl Harbor memorial, he is very knowledgeable. If you can, ask for Rockie to be your guide!
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Rodger P
Tacoma, WA, United States
"A Great Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 23, 2019 NEW
We had a wonderful, informative tour of Pearl Harbor, the Arizona and Missouri Memorials, the Punch Bowl Cemetery and the entire city of Honolulu! I would certainly recommend this tour to anyone interested in the sights add history of the area!
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Michael B
Rawlins, United States
"Circle Island Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 23, 2019 NEW
Cousin Fred was lots of fun and informative-really knew a lot about pearl Harbor. It was a misty day but still enjoyable. Loved the Dole Plantation stop/whip but took awhile as there was lots of high school or college kids there. Saw lots of beaches-loved Pounders for our lunch stop. Would definately recommend this company for tours
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"Tour Guide or Ohana?"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 23, 2019 NEW
Sometimes you meet people and leave grateful for the services they provided as they were professional and represented their employer's name beyond expectations. But, it's a rarity that someone can exceed this status to the extent that you meet them and leave grateful to know their individual name and to have felt you truly shared an experience together. Our guide, Anastasia, shared a great experience with our family as our guide/driver! Her Hawaiian knowledge was un-matched as a guide, she taught us some pidgin to help us better understand the locals, she informed us of both tourist and local spots with the best foods, and recommended fun things to do around Oahu. Furthermore, she helped a woman with her shopping bags and child stroller then gave up her seat so the woman would be more comfortable. In our relatively short experience together, Anastasia embodied aloha, and - above all else - introduced my family to the Hawaiian ideology of ohana. We left the bus as if we were leaving a great friend and that feels amazing when you're military and so far from everyone you know on the mainland. If you are lucky enough to have her as a guide, you'll definitely agree that it was an amazing experience surpassing your expectations of a simple bus tour.
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San Gabriel, California
"Great tour guide, disappointing attraction"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 22, 2019 NEW
With the USS Arizona Memorial being closed to visitors, the Pearl Harbor is still great, but I can’t help feeling disappointed. Don’t know when my family and I will be biding Oahu again. Our tour guide, Shannon O’Brien, was excellent, very knowledgeable, I learned a great deal of Hawaiian history from him.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Majestic Circle Island

When are tours available?
Tours from Waikiki are available daily with hotel pick-up beginning at 7:30 am. Tours from Ko Olina are available every Sunday and Thursday with hotel pick-up beginning at 7:30 am.

How long is the entire tour?
The tour is approximately 10 hours long, with hotel drop-off occurring around 5:00 pm.

What should I wear on the tour?
Due to the terrain and moderately challenging amount of walking, it is recommended that all tour guests wear sturdy, closed-toed walking shoes and layered, comfortable clothing.

Is lunch provided?
Lunch is not provided by the tour. However, the tour makes a stop at one of the following restaurants for guests to purchase their lunch of choice:

  • Fumi’s Kahuku Shrimp
  • Big Wave Shrimp
  • Honey’s