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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. Our Haleiwa trip maker website makes visiting North Shore and other Haleiwa attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Small , relaxing. Waves are spectacular . Even if you don’t surf.. you can watch !!!!! Lots of restaurants, gift shops.  more »
  • Great places for photo ops. The "Seven Mile Miracle" is a nickname for the the various North Shore surfing locations where you will find the most concentrated stretch of world renown surf locations on...  more »
  • This is part of any tour of the Island and is a must see. Great beaches and waves, lots to see and do. I found it very interesting there, great clouds, surf and beach. I enjoyed taking a bunch of phot...  more »

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