South Shore Sunset Photo Tour

8 hr

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See the Southern East Coast of Oahu with a different shade of color that the afternoon and early evening hours bring, this unique part of the island is a photographer's dream come true, from stunning white sand beaches to jaw dropping lush green mountain peaks and lava formations it has everything Hawai'i has to offer including a stunning sunset. Receive a free photo session with purchase.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Tantalus Lookout Puu Ualakaa State Park, Round Top Drive, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96822

Our first stop of this incredible journey will be at Tantalus Lookout, a spectacular lookout where you can capture all of Honolulu and the iconic Diamond Head crater, this place offers one of the best city views on the island!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Nu’uanu Pali, Oahu, HI

We will then head over to Pali Lookout at the edge of Nu'uanu Valley, one of the most breathtaking scenic places on Oahu, it's also where the epic battle of Nu'uanu took place, the final battle where King Kamehameha the Great and his forces gained the control of Oahu.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Waimanalo Beach, 41 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1299

Next stop we will visit Waimanalo bay (except for weekends), this beautiful bay has...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tantalus Lookout Puu Ualakaa State Park, Round Top Drive, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96822

Our first stop of this incredible journey will be at Tantalus Lookout, a spectacular lookout where you can capture all of Honolulu and the iconic Diamond Head crater, this place offers one of the best city views on the island!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Nu’uanu Pali, Oahu, HI

We will then head over to Pali Lookout at the edge of Nu'uanu Valley, one of the most breathtaking scenic places on Oahu, it's also where the epic battle of Nu'uanu took place, the final battle where King Kamehameha the Great and his forces gained the control of Oahu.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Waimanalo Beach, 41 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1299

Next stop we will visit Waimanalo bay (except for weekends), this beautiful bay has the longest stretch of sandy shoreline on Oahu, 5.5 miles of stunning white sand beaches and emerald color ocean water with the majestic Ko'olau mountain range as the backdrop surrounded by an iron wood tree forest.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Makai Research Pier, 41-305 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1806

We will then journey to Makai Research Pier, what could be so unique about this place you might ask, the answer lies under it's giant pier, from a photographers perspective under the pier of this institute provides very unique and artistic photographs.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Makapu'u Beach, 41-095 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1808

Afterwards we will head down to Makapu'u Beach, capture daring body surfers in action as they battle with ferocious waves, a spectacular sight for photos with Makapu'u mountain as the backdrop and Makapu'u Lighthouse perched above it.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Makapu'u Point, Kalaniana'ole Hwy turnout above Makapu'u Beach, Oahu, HI 96795

Next stop, Makapu'u Lookout, one of the highlights of the Blue Hawaii tour, this place will blow your mind! as it sits on top of Makapu'u mountain you will get a birds eye view of Makapu'u Beach, Rabbit island and Black island, and Waimanalo Bay off in the horizon, also a great place for watching hand gliders in action as they swoop down below, hands down one of the best scenic sights in all of Oahu.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Pele's Chair, Kalanianaole Highway, Oahu, HI

Explore the Kaiwi Shoreline trail that leads to a secluded beach and stunning rock formations dubbed the "Pele's Chair" the goddess of volcanoes from Hawaiian mythology, an excellent place for photos.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Sandy Beach Park, 8801 Kalanianaole Hwy, Oahu, HI 96825

Next up we'll check out Sandy Beach, popular for local body surfers this beautiful beach is full of lava rocks and formations, nestled at the bottom of Koko head crater.

Stop At: Halona Blowhole, Kalanianole Highway, Oahu, HI 96825

We will then head over to Halona blowhole, a lava tube that blasts out ocean waves that come crashing on shore.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Eternity Beach, Kalaniana'ole Highway, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815

Check out Halona Cove also known as Eternity Beach where the infamous kissing scene was filmed from the classic 1953 Hollywood movie "From Here to Eternity" starring Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lanai lookout, Oahu, HI

Next we will continue our journey to Lanai lookout, Lanai meaning "Terrace or Veranda", this is truly Oahu's backyard with breath taking hardened lava formations that cascade down to the ocean from Koko head crater, it's also a great place for whale watching during our winter months.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-2005

Afterwards we will head over to Hanauma Bay Lookout (closed on Tuesdays), an incredible marine sanctuary nestled inside a crater of an extinct volcano! It's also where the majority of one of Elvis Presley's most famous movies "Blue Hawaii" was filmed.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hawaii Kai Lookout, 7514-7538 Kalaniana'ole Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825

Our next stop will be at Hawaii Kai Lookout, one of the best spots on the island for capturing the sunset with panoramic ocean views of Diamond Head and the Southern East Coast of Oahu.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Koko Marina Center, 7192 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1800

As it gets close to noon and our stomachs start to growl we will stop by Sophie's Gourmet Pizzeria for lunch at Koko Marina (includes a 10% discount off your purchase), this is one of the best pizzerias in Oahu, enjoy a delicious stone oven pizza while taking in the beautiful views of Koko marina, there are also many other restaurants you can choose to eat from within the marina.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: China Walls, Hanapepe Loop, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825

Our final stop on this grand epic journey will be at China Walls, off the beaten path this unique hidden gem for local surfers provides breathtaking scenery of giant steep cliffs made from lava formations and offers panoramic ocean views with a stunning sunset, below the cliffs daring surfers take on ferocious waves that come crashing in, another great place for watching whales that come very close to it's shores in the winter months and absolutely one of the best spots for capturing the golden hour.

Duration: 20 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Tripod for your camera
  • Free photo session!
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We only provide pickup from Waikiki, if you are not staying in Waikiki you can meet us at the Honolulu Zoo parking lot and we can pick you up from there.

11:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.