Top Adventures in Kahuku

  • Camp at Malaekahana State Recreation Area

    Want to visit the beautiful North Shore but on a tight budget? Camping is the trick. On my last two trips to Oahu this has been our primary base camp for our adventures. The campground sits only a 5 minute drive east of Turtle Bay resort, right ne...

  • Hike from Turtle Bay to Kawela Bay

    Once you get to the Turtle Bay resort, you just follow the signs to Kawela Bay/ the Stables. From there the signs are super easy to follow, with options ranging from 0.5mi to 3.0mi. and you can do this as a simple out-and-back or as a longer loop ...

    3 miles 0 ft gain

  • Bodysurf at Pounders

    Pounders is located just south of La'ie Beach Park. Pounders can get big during winter months, with waves bouncing and barreling off of the cliff to the south. Mostly though, the waves are much more mellow and fun for just about anyone. If you con...

  • Hike to Ehukai Pillbox

    This hike starts directly across from Banzai Pipeline, the famous barreling wave at Ehukai Beach.  It only takes half an hour to get to the pillbox so it's a great hike to do at sunset but bring a headlamp.  IF you don't hike at sunset it's still ...

    2 miles 300 ft gain

  • Watch the Surfers at Pipeline

    Getting There: Traveling along the north shore on the Kamehameha Highway you will see signs for the 'Ehukai Beach Park. There is a parking lot here but it is often full, especially in the winter months, so if you cannot find parking in the lot the...

  • Catch the Sunset at Pupukea Beach Park

    Pupukea is located on the North Shore of Oahu.  This beautiful spot is a great place to catch the sunset.  During the winter time there can be very large surf, so be extra careful not get too close to the water's edge. It's a popular spot for loca...

  • Snorkel at Shark's Cove

    Are you looking to get away from the crowds at Hanauma Bay? If you've got your family or it's just you and a few friends looking to do some snorkeling, free diving or exploring underwater caves, then Shark's Cove is your spot. There is no fee to e...

  • Relax at Three Tables

    Even though the North Shore of Oahu is known for big waves in the Winter, in the Summer months (northern hemisphere) there can be a ton of great beaches to relax at and spend the day. Three tables is one of those places that can be sometimes overl...

  • Mellow Day at Waimea Bay

    If you're looking to get away from the summer crowds of Waikiki, you should consider heading to the North Shore. Although the summer is considered the off-season on this side of the island, it simply means the North Shore transforms into a gentle,...

  • Visit Turtle Beach

    Laniakea beach or Lani’s, is a world-class surf break located on the North Shore. It is also referred to as “Turtle beach”, because this natural sanctuary attracts so many of the endangered Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle or “Honu”...making this the per...

  • Kayak Kahana Stream

    Start at Kahana Bay in Ahupua'a O Kahana State Park on Oahu's windward coast, between the towns of Kaneohe and Laie. Paddle for as long as you'd like! The current gets stronger further upstream.

  • Hike the Poamoho Ridge Trail

    Access: There are two options for accessing the trailhead:  (1) Get a permit from the Division of Forestry and Wildlife Oahu so you can drive the 6-mile dirt road to the true trailhead. The permit provides you car access through the locked gate an...

    6.6 miles 1968 ft gain

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