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North Shore, Oahu

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If you’re looking for the perfect wave, you might find it at the surfing mecca of North Shore. Clear blue water, white sand, and friendly animals attract tourists throughout the year. In the winter, though, especially in December, the surfers take over. For beginners, there are numerous surf schools; true professionals get an invitation to an exclusive competition, held every year when waves are 6.1 m (20 ft) or higher. Filmmakers have used the beach as the backdrop for a number of surfing movies, and the television show "Lost" shot scenes here as well. Plan to visit North Shore and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Haleiwa attractions using our Haleiwa vacation trip planner.
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  • Windows down, radio up. An absolutely beautiful drive with tons of stops along the way! Took us about 4 or 5 hours to do including all of our stops at many different beaches and stops.  more »
  • We went to North Beach on a tour, i swear our group of 22 were the only ones on the beach. Nice cliff for diving if you have what it takes to jump  more »
  • We did a tour on a Sunday from 7:40 to 4:30 and it was the most complete tour! With a lot of history, jokes an the view of the ocean most of the time. John Jr. is the guy that made this trip a beautif...  more »