Snorkel at the famous Hanauma Bay! With daily departures from Waikiki, this is the best way to visit Oahu’s #1 snorkeling destination. Great for beginners and experienced snorkelers!
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): 10:45 a.m.
- Shuttle Departure Time (from Waikiki): 9 a.m.
- Shuttle Return Time (back in Waikiki): 12:45 p.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. Throughout the tour there will be several picture opportunities, the driver will first stop at the famous Hanauma Bay where you can take pictures and use the restroom. After the hike, we take you to a 15-minute stop at beautiful Halona Blowhole, where you can 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.
As a courtesy reminder please do not eat food in our shuttle and/or bring any drinks to be consumed inside.
Interested in other tours by Kaimana Tours?
Check out our “Combo Tours” section where you can do these tours together!
- Makapu’u Lighthouse & Hanauma Bay (Water Lovers)
- Diamond Head, Makapu’u Lighthouse & Hanauma Bay(Triple Play Package)
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. For parties 5 and more we REQUIRE 48 HOURS NOTICE. Failure to cancel in less than 24 hours before your scheduled tour will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount onto your CREDIT CARD. 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.
For the Makapu’u Lighthouse trip, wear comfortable clothing suitable for hiking and closed-toed shoes.
Yes, definitely, it’s a dry hike to a lighthouse overlooking the East Oahu coast.
Yes, but water is provided for you.