Turtle Snorkel and Circle Island Tour

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Welcome to our beautiful Circle the Island Hawaii Turtle Tour of Oahu with an emphasis on the majestic Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle. Sit back and relax as we chauffeur you out of the city and immediately immerse you into the real Hawaii. Our excellent guides will meet you and pick you up from your hotel in Waikiki in the morning and keep you informed and entertained the circumference of Oahu and back to Waikiki. Throughout the day as we circle Oahu, we will show you several wonderful island locations known to locals and visitors such as Kualoa Ranch, the Tropical Macadamia Nut Farm, and Dole Plantation. Our guides will introduce you to some of the most delicious stops along the North Shore for some fresh tropical fruits and also for lunch with some “ono” seafood dishes. (Vegetarian options available). The Island of Oahu offers a lot to explore and see, join us for a taste test as we leave the metropolis of Waikiki and drive through the country side of the island. Much of our route will take us along Oahu’s amazing coastline and it is a very beautiful scenic drive.

You will have a full day exploring some of Oahu’s most popular destinations. Enjoy a midday extended break at the beach where you can snorkel, just relax on the beach, or explore and see if you find any turtles. Enjoy a lunch break on the North Shore of Oahu at a beautiful location along the Haleiwa River. Public Restrooms and Beach Showers are available at your lunch stop and the beach we go snorkeling at so you can change into swimwear and rinse off. Enjoy an hour of snorkeling on a reef full of life on Oahu’s North Shore and see what fish you will spy along with turtles. Lastly before returning to Waikiki take a tour of the historic Dole Plantation where you can enjoy shopping and famous pineapple ice cream.

Do you have a specific location you would like to visit? Let us know. We are happy to do what we can to get you there. We also offer Private tours which are more customizable and ideal for private parties.

North Shore Hawaii Turtle Tours prides itself in providing custom client relationships through our boutique Ohana-style tours. We believe in bringing out small groups and providing incredible encounters with Oahu’s wildlife and natural beauty. If you are fortunate on your tour you may also get the chance to stop and see the Hawaiian Monk Seal along with the Green Sea Turtle. The Monk Seal is Endemic to Hawaii, is one of the oldest species still in existence, and is extremely endangered with less than 2,000 still in existence. These amazing creatures will sometimes come ashore to rest and sunbathe on the sand.

We are the only circle island tour that provides snorkeling as an option and the opportunity to swim with the noble Hawaiian green sea turtles on the north shore. Come with us to enjoy a full day of exploring everything Oahu has to offer.

Have you ever had the chance to snorkel with the all the magnificent creatures that fill the clear blue waters of Oahu? Here is your chance! Hawaii Turtle Tours recently purchased brand new snorkeling equipment to better accommodate our tour bus clients and would love for you to have a wonderful snorkeling experience!

Don’t worry, we are professionals and are here to help you if it is your first time or your fiftieth time. No pressure. If you would rather bask in the sun and hang with the turtles on the beach, that’s fine too. The Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle is an endangered and protected species. We ask that you please respect the creatures and the law by staying 10 feet away on shore and 3 feet away while in the ocean. Please do not touch or ride the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle. Public Restrooms and Beach showers are available at the beach for changing into beachwear.

Our 24 passenger vehicles are clean, quiet, and air conditioned. These modest sized vehicles allow us to journey to different special locations the larger buses ignore. We can also accommodate passengers with special needs, please leave a message in the comment box.

  • Diamond Head
  • Halona Blowhole
  • Makapu’u Point and Makapu’u Lighthouse
  • Secret Beach
  • Chinaman’s Hat
  • Tropical Farms
  • Laie Point
  • Shrimp Truck/Fruit Vendors
  • Tsues’s Lunch
  • Snorkeling on the North Shore
  • Visit the Dole Plantation

Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances such as road work or heavy traffic, etc.., some stops may be amended or not possible. Schedule is subject to change.

What to Know


Waikiki Hotel Pick ups: 7:00am – 8:15am

Return Estimate: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Included: Snorkel equipment

Please bring: Swimsuits, towels, water shoes, sunscreen, camera, hat, and cash/card for lunch and upgrades at stops.

Check In: Hotel pick ups beginning at 7:00am
Tour Duration: approxmately 8:15-5:00pm
Food Served: meals not included
End Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Duration: 8 or 9 hrs

(All times approximate and subject to change)

Includes: Professional Tour Guide, Snorkel Equipment, Transportation from/to Waikiki.
Bring: Towel, sunscreen, swim attire, water/beach shoes, camera, hat
Restrooms & Showers: Available at Lunch Spot and the Beach.
Transportation Free transportation
Notes: • Stops made along the way where you can purchase food.



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