Honolulu Island Tour Excursion Reviews

Honolulu Island Tour cruise excursion
Overall Rating
You're in store for the ultimate excursion when you go on an island tour of Honolulu (translated as "sheltered bay"). The infamous capital has countless unforgettable sites to take in. There is so much to see and do, you may consider a return visit!
Member Image CobraJet
2 reviews
Apr 2017
Took a while to get clear of Honolulu but then we had beautiful scenery, and an informative tour. Stopped at several famous beaches and other noted sites including a Shinto shrine. The Dole Plantation was crass commercialization.
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Provider: Princess Cruises
Member Image Alohacriser
1 review
Oct 2016
See above. We drove around the eastern side of Oahu
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image Jhc456
1 review
Oct 2016
Brilliant trip to Oahu's North shore - places visited included a beautiful Japenese temple, two beaches and a shrimp truck for lunch. Great for photos. One of the best excursions we have ever done.
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Provider: Princess Cruises
Member Image Born2birdie
1 review
May 2016
Very rushed. The tour guide was constantly reminding everyone of the time crunch. Only had 20 minutes at the Dole Pineapple facility.
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Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Member Image RetiredNTraveling
4 reviews
Apr 2016
This was a fabulous tour! Really good guide!
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Provider: Princess Cruises
Member Image nolanativeinATL
1 review
Oct 2015
Do your tours on your own. Rent a car. busses are too crowded and much too chatty. all you do is hop on and hop off. annoying.
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image Utjim
1 review
Aug 2015
Overall trip around the entire island. Saw many different sights. Our driver was excellent. You make lots of short stops to take pictures, etc. so you may feel rushed at times but you see so many different sights this way.
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Provider: Polynesian Cultural Center
Member Image kxb7662
1 review
Jun 2015
Dwight the best
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Provider: Gray Lines
Member Image bestnana2007
6 reviews
Not Rated
Feb 2015

We bought our USS Arizona tickets online (before we left home) so we would be sure to get to go. After touring Pearl Harbor and the Arizona, my friend picked us up and gave us a private tour of Oahu. She is Hawaiian and grew up here and now winters here. We went to the Punchbowl Cemetery and then almost all the way around the island. She showed us places where she had lived and things she had done when she was a kid. A very special tour.

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Provider: My retired co=worker
Member Image AnnMimi
1 review
Not Rated
Nov 2014

This was a 1/2 day trip on Saturday before we boarded the cruise ship. Our guide, Cody, took us to the Nu'uanu Pali Lookout. Very beautiful & many chickens all over. He told us how in 1992 a hurricane knocked over chicken coops & the chickens were set free on the island. There are no predators for the chickens. As a joke he told us we could take home as many as we wanted. We then went to the Kualoa ranch. Learned about the ranch & Hawaiian history. took a short walk thru trees to a beach & had a boxed lunch. Very relaxing. On Saturday, after the cruise was over we choose the South Shore Sea Cliffs trip before going to the airport. This was on a Double Decker bus. Mistake! NCL was disorganized & the trip started late. The scenery to the South Shore & Diamond Head was nice, but the final stop was at the Sea Life Park. We saw a nice Dolphin show, but would have preferred to have spent the time, 1 & 1/2 hours, seeing more scenery. This was not mentioned in the description of the excursion. Do not recommend this trip.

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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image Cruiseman64
1 review
Not Rated
Mar 2014

Once again a first class tour with Roberts of Hawaii Hanauma bay and Pali Outlook
Too late for tickets to Pearl Harbor. Took the free bus to Hilo Hatties and the free shuttle to Waikiki

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Provider: Roberts Of Hawaii
Member Image SunshineDawn
1 review
Jun 2013

A beautiful island! Roberts HI bus.

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Provider: WMPH HI Cruise Outlet
Member Image mrfviews
11 reviews
Not Rated
Mar 2013
Overall very nice, it covered a large portion of the Island and only took up 3 1/2 hrs.Great driver, good personality & very knowledgeable.
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Provider: Princess Cruises
Member Image RetiredNTraveling
4 reviews
Mar 2013

We caught a tour bus for The South Shore of Oahu Sightseeing Tour! I love tours where I get to set back and relax and not drive. This was a spectacular tour of Oahu and we really got to see a lot of the island. However we will never book another excursion where you join another excursion halfway through. Several seats were occupied by a single member (young kids) of a family of 6 and we were stuck with the only seat left which was over a wheel well. That is reason for the low rating, not the beautiful scenery that we saw.

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Provider: Discover Hawaii Tours
Member Image SpendingTheirInheritance
3 reviews
Dec 2012
I took this tour primarily because it was the only one that went to the Byodo In Temple. The temple is stunningly beautiful; great for photos. We stopped at the tourist trap that is the Dole pineapple plantation and we stopped at a family-run macadamia farm. The tour is basically a long bus ride, looking at the countryside and shore. We did get a bonus, though. We were there during the triple crown surfing championship, and our driver was accommodating enough to stop for a bit so we could watch. Really neat experience.
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image BrnBrok
7 reviews
Oct 2012
Went on a limo tour of island covering Pali Lookout, North Shore,Dole Plantation. Keith our driver was professional and friendly and gave us a trip around the island that we were looking for. We wanted to get outside of Honolulu. One neat part was having lunch at a Shrimp Truck on North Shore and sampling shaved ice. What a great day.
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Provider: Platinum Limo
Member Image Cruising Montrealer
1 review
Oct 2012
Covered the East shore, Byodo-In temple (wonderful), Chinaman's hat, the north shore; also enjoyed a shrimp lunch. Great tour: beautiful sceneries.
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Provider: Holland America Line

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