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A Destination that Inspires Discovery

Connect with the people, culture, and adventure of the North Shore.


The Spirit of Aloha washes over everything here. It’s the spirit of the islands, the people in our community, and the land that surrounds us. It’s what sets Hawaiʻi apart from the rest of the world. And makes our dreamlike location on the North Shore of Oʻahu a real standout. When there’s so much to explore, you have to go deeper. That’s where the fresh perspective is.

Soul-Stirring Experiences

For the curious. For those who seek adventure or crave the unexpected. We long to connect visitors and guests to the authentic experiences and to inspire ‘imi ola, to seek our best life.

  • Mom and Daughter

    Beach Picnic

    The sound of the sea, the breezy spray of the waves, the feel of the fresh salty air. A custom beach picnic on our legendary shore sets the stage for a moment you’ll hang onto forever.

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    Turtle Bay Exclusive Multi-Island Expedition

    If you’re looking for a new perspective, this is it. Soar along the coastlines of Oʻahu, Molokaʻi, Lanaʻi, Maui, Kahoʻolawe, and the Big Island. A cliffside champagne toast and a stunning waterfall picnic. Elevated, indeed.

     

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  • Stables

    Paniolo Pāʻina

    Delicious eats, live entertainment, fun activities for the keiki. At Turtle Bay, the highlight of any visit is experiencing a Hawaiian Paniolo Dinner, set against a backdrop of the stables and ocean.

     

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  • SUP dog

    Surf With A Pup

    Hop on a surfboard or stand-up paddle board with one of the pups from Hawaiʻi Surf Dogs for the surf session of a lifetime.

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  • Paint

    Paint Pāʻina

    In Hawaiian, pāʻina means party. Gather with friends and grab a paintbrush in one hand and cocktail in the other. 

     

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  • Jamie O'Brien Surf Experience

    Jamie O'Brien Surf Experience

    Catch the waves of your dreams on the world-famous North Shore with a professional surfer.

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  • Mountain Bike

    Cultural Bike Tour

    Learn about Hawaiian history and culture through the untold stories across our 1,300 acre resort. 

     

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  • Shark Diving

    Shark Snorkel & Marine Research

    Mesmerizing, magical, mystical. We don’t think you ever forget the experience or the trip that brings your face-to-face with a shark, locking eyes with this beautiful, misunderstood creature.

     

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Lady on White Horse

Private/Advanced Ride

This private one-hour trail ride is set to the ability of the least skilled rider. Walk, trot, and canter your way through the resort's extraordinary scenic trails.

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Horseback Trail Rides

Trail Ride

Enjoy a 45-minute guided horseback ride along the coast with spectacular ocean views on this leisurely paced group beach trail ride.

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Stables

Horsemanship 101

Looking to learn all aspects of horseback riding and equine care? With miles of oceanfront trails and seaside pathways, there's endless beauty to explore on and off horseback. 

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Group SUP

SUP Squatch Adventure

Come and experience stand up paddle boarding (SUP) in a whole new way. Your certified surf instructor will take you and your crew on a ride atop a XXL inflatable board. For groups of 3-4 people. 

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private surf lesson

Private Surf Lesson

Take a private lesson with Jamie O'Brien Surf Experience. If you're new to surfing or want to learn from a pro, your certified instructor will inspire you with confidence, motivation, and knowledge to ride North Shore's famed waves.

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Stand Up Paddling

Group SUP Lessons

The protected waters of Kawela Bay offers an ideal setting for stand up paddle boarding (SUP). Make new friends with a group lesson by our exclusive Jamie O'Brien Surf Experience.

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SUP dog

Dog SUP Experience

Try stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) in a new way. Rock and his friendly dogs take you a fun ride on the water. All ages welcome.

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Kayak with Turtles

Shaka Kayaks Tour

Take a kayaking tour with a local guide across the calm waters of Kawela Bay to spot honu (Hawaiian green sea turtles) and other marine life. Families, couples, and adventure-seekers are all welcomed. 

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Jr. Waterman Adventure

Jr. Waterman Adventure

The calm waters of Kawela Bay is the perfect spot for keiki (children) to play. For ages 7-17 years old, this epic adventure includes an outrigger canoe ride, swimming, tandem surfing, and stand up paddle boarding (SUP).

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live like a local adventure

Live Like a Local Adventure

Kids ages 7-17 can do as locals do. Venture on an outrigger canoe ride to see honu (Hawaiian green sea turtles). Take a beachside ʻukulele lesson. Go crab hunting. All within the spectacular setting of Kawela Bay.

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Ahu Markers

Cultural Bike Tour

Hear the untold stories that encompass the resort's 1,300 pristine acres. Take a bike ride with our local expert as they guide you to significant points of interest.

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Segway

Segway Tours

Tour the incredible grounds of our 1,300 acre resort on a Segway. Glide along the shoreline to Kahuku Point, the northernmost point of the island. Where you'll be treated to panoramic ocean views. There's plenty to discover along the way - native birds, coastal vegetation, and tide pools. 

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Group Surf Lesson

Ohana Surf Lesson

Gather your family and friends for a private group lesson with our exclusive surf school by Jamie O'Brien. Learn how to surf from a certified North Shore surf instructor and make memories you'll remember forever.

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Hawaiian Nene Goose

Shaka Kukakuka Bird Watching Tour

Kukakuka means talk story. In this enriching educational tour, you'll explore the resort's wilderness trails. Spotting native birds along the way and hearing stories of Hawaiian culture and the history of WWII. 

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Stand up paddle JOB

Ohana SUP Experience

Grab your crew and go stand up paddle boarding (SUP) in the calm waters of Kawela Bay. The perfect experience for families, friends, and small groups looking to enjoy the ocean together.

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Helicopter tour

Magnum P.I. Chopper Experience

See the best of O‘ahu from above in the only exact replica of Magnum P.I.'s Chopper. From the North Shore to Pearl Harbor, Lē‘ahi (Diamond Head), Kaliuwa‘a (Sacred Falls), iconic Waikīkī, and more. Breathtaking views await you at every turn.

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helicopter flying over a waterfall

Valleys & Waterfall Explorer

See places completely inaccessible by car, including the 1,000-foot Kaliuwa‘a (Sacred Falls), which has been closed to the public since 1999. This aerial expedition will take you along the dramatic ridgelines of Ko‘olau Mountains, above Kāne‘ohe Bay, and the famed surf breaks of the North Shore.

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Helicopter Ride

Extreme Doors Off

Ignite your senses with a Paradise Helicopters tour to discover hidden gems of Hawaiʻi. There's no better way to see the island's natural wonders. Make your helicopter tour an epic one with a doors off experience. 

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