Home to the capital city Honolulu, Oahu is a well-loved Hawaiian Island that comes with a variety of natural, cultural and historic landmarks that are well worth a visit. Travelers to Oahu come with a vast number of reasons for being there in hand. Some come to make the most of North Shore surfing while others are in the mood for a world-renowned luau. Those with a passion for the beach are never disappointed by the long stretches of sandy beach while those with a heart for the underwater world will find snorkeling and diving abundant and satisfying in this part of Hawaii.

While there are plenty of activities that can be enjoyed, there’s something wonderful about taking advantage of the many tours in Oahu as well. Getting together with friends, family, and fellow travelers and letting a knowledgeable guide lead the way is a great route to insightful moments that might not otherwise be enjoyed. Here are a few of the tours that you’ll want to add to the itinerary when you arrive.

Paradise Cove Luau

Hospitality and Hawaiian culture are on full display for those that book a Luau experience at Paradise Cove. While this may not be a tour in the traditional sense of the word, every Luau on Oahu tours is a chance to be led through the various features that have long defined island culture. The Paradise Cove Luau begins at $102 per participant and lasts between 5 and 6 hours. Performances, music and an amazing buffet dinner are all a part of this important Hawaiian tradition for those that book their place in advance.

Oahu Tours of Hanauma Bay and North Shore

A great way to avoid the crowds at some of Oahu’s most iconic spots such as Hanauma Bay and North Shore during high tourism season is to book a tour with North Shore Beach Bus. Beginning at $130 per person, this tour takes visitors to these two captivating destinations in an air-conditioned vehicle while a friendly guide gives insider information about the island along the way. This day-long tour includes food stops and means you won’t have to hassle with a rental car. This tour can also be combined with kayaking, snorkeling and swimming excursions to make it a more customized experience from start to finish.

Shark Dive

Make the most of underwater tours that include encounters with some of Oahu’s most powerful sea creatures when you book a shark dive with the team at North Shore Shark Adventures. Beginning at $73 person, this shark dive happens alongside a knowledgeable and specialized team of experts who help you experience the best of cage diving in the area. Get an up-close look at these amazing predators during your tour. There’s no need to bring gear as all the necessary equipment is included in the cost.

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