Makapu’u Lighthouse Trail Hike & Halona Blowhole Sightseeing Tour

The most convenient and reliable shuttle service from Waikiki to Makapuu Hiking Trail.

Operation Days: Daily, except Tuesdays & Christmas & New Year’s Day.

Oahu Hiking & Sightseeing Tour time:

  • Shuttle Departure Time (from Waikiki): 7 a.m.
    • Shuttle Return Time (back in Waikiki): 11 a.m.

Hiking Distance: 2 miles round trip

Level of difficulty: Moderate

Trail Conditions: Paved, hot, dry slopes, and 500 ft. of elevation

Description / Overview: Get a shuttle from Waikiki and hike the beautiful Makapuu Lighthouse Trail. During this easy Oahu hike, enjoy magnificent views of the windward coast, on a clear day you may even see the Moloka‘i and Lana‘i islands. Don’t forget to take pictures of the historic Lighthouse! From November until April, keep an eye out for the humpback whales, this is one of the best whale watch places on Oahu. After the hike, we take you to a 15-minute stop at beautiful Halona Blowhole, where we watch the waves crash into the rocks and spray water up to 20 feet in the air!

Inclusions: Round-trip transportation from Waikiki and a bottle of water.

What to Bring & What to Wear: Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes, bring a hat, and sunscreen, and drink lots of water. Don’t forget your camera and bring your binoculars along if you have them!

Why book a shuttle? Parking is very limited, so it’s highly recommended to take a shuttle instead of driving there!

Terms & Conditions:

  • This Oahu hiking tour goes rain or shine.
  • This is a self-guided hike.

Cancellation Policy: Any changes or cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your reservation. Failure to cancel in less than 24 hours before your scheduled tour will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. To cancel, please call Kaimana Tours at (808) 392-2223 or (808) 230-0023, or email us at [email protected]. Every canceled tour will receive a cancellation confirmation email.

  • What should I wear to this activity?
  • For the Makapu’u Lighthouse trip, wear comfortable clothing suitable for hiking and closed-toed shoes.

  • Is this activity suitable for children?
  • Yes, definitely, it’s a dry hike to a lighthouse overlooking the East Oahu coast.

  • Can I bring my own snacks and drinks?
  • Yes, but water is provided for you.