Explore the North Shore
Nani Kai Ocean Adventures is 32-foot “Ocean Traveler” Lightning Power Catamaran departing from the Haleiwa Harbor and offering incredible ocean experiences. Explore the coastlines of Hawaii’s most famous North Shore, including Ka’ena Point, Waimea Bay, Banzai Pipeline and Sunset Beach.
The beaches on the North Shore are among the best on Oahu thanks to their white sand, vivid sea life and crisp, clear waters. Even better, they are located only a short drive from your room at Turtle Bay Resort. Check out these 5 North Shore beaches we recommend visiting.
Learn our history and discover all the fruits and veggies the country has to offer. Ride through our commercial fields and see what it takes for farmers to put fresh food on our local supermarket shelves. Tours are offered Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 2pm and typically lasts about 1 hour. Includes a sampling of our farm fruits.
Hawaii Ocean Adventure Tours offers the only exclusively private fishing charters on the North Shore of Oahu. Enjoy half-day and full-day fishing excursions out of the Haleiwa Harbor located in Historic Haleiwa Town on Oahu's North Shore.
If you want to taste several unique flavors of the North Shore, you only need to drive 5-7 minutes from your hotel, Turtle Bay Resort to the town of Kahuku, where you will come across the roadside food court. Sure, it’s home to the famous Giovanni’s shrimp truck. But the food court is a smorgasbord of several other local food trucks and stands.
Surfer Magazine named Haleiwa the #1 Surf Town in the world. With sandy white beaches and legendary surf, it’s no surprise the quaint and historic town received such an honor. But it’s not just the surf that makes the town so special. Throw in the residents oozing aloha, one-of-a kind mom and pop shops, art galleries plus unique restaurants and you’ll see the whole amazing picture.
North Shore Bike Path
The famous North Shore bike path is about 3 miles long one way. It starts near the famous Ted's Bakery, passing many famous beaches, food trucks and sites before it ends at Three Tables, which is a beach right before Waimea Bay.
North Shore Eco Tours
North Shore EcoTours represents the absolute best in Hawaiian nature & cultural tours. Youʻll enjoy breathtaking views and lush tropical forests all without the noisy Oʻahu crowds.
Polynesian Cultural Center
Turtle Bay Resort is located a short 10-minute drive from the Polynesian Cultural Center. Known for it's spectacular exhibit of polynesian villages, famous show "Ha: Breath of Life" as well as the most authentic Hawaiian Luau. For more information contact our Guidepost at (808) 293-6020, or email them below.
Puʻu O Mahuka Heiau
Puʻu o Mahuka Heiau is the largest heiau (religious site or temple) on Oʻahu, covering almost 2 acres. This sacred site is located about a 15 minute drive from Turtle Bay Resort and is situated on a ridge with a commanding view of Waimea Valley and the northern shoreline of Oʻahu.
Shark Cage Diving
You will leave from the quaint Haleiwa Boat Harbor and travel 2 miles out to sea to cage dive with these beautiful sharks in their natural habitat. Often on the way you may also encounter Dolphins, Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, and magnificent Humpback Whales (November through May).
The North Shore is known for its beautiful beaches, epic surf and friendly residents. But did you know it’s also known for its world famous shrimp farms and shrimp trucks? Check out these North Shore shrimp trucks and shacks we recommend you take a stop at. All of them are only about a five minute drive from your hotel room.
Explore Oahu’s North Shore in style and see the why National Geographic calls it "one of the wonders of the world - one of Earth's most awesome places." Head North toward Haleiwa and discover the 7-mile stretch of white sand beaches and epic waves.
Waimea Valley & Falls
Waimea Valley is a 10 minute drive from Turtle Bay. It is a 150 acre botanical collection that contains more than 5,000 kinds of tropical and subtropical plants including native and endangered Hawaiian plants. Take a casual 1/2 mile walk on a paved path through the botanical garden and historical sites to a 45-foot waterfall and swimming area.
CLIMB Works Keana Farms is located 10 minutes from Turtle Bay Resort. Get the thrill of guided zipline tour that includes Oahu’s longest ziplines ranging from 500 feet to nearly half a mile long. You'll get to explore a working agricultural farm on 8 world class dual lines, 2 rappels, 3 sky bridges, a fun ATV adventure to the ridgetop, and other unique surprises. For more information contact our Guidepost at (808) 293-6020, or email them below.