There are so many hidden gems on Oahu’s west side. From snorkeling at the famous Electric Beach to indulging in farm-fresh cuisine, you’ll never run out of things to do during a visit to Leeward Oahu. Wondering how exactly you’ll get there? Opt for Royal Star Hawaii’s Create Your Own Tour option and explore west Oahu on your own time and at your own pace. Not sure where to start? Check out some of our favorite stops on the west side!
Known for its crystal-clear blue waters and rich fish population, Electric Beach is a very popular spot for snorkeling and scuba diving on Oahu’s west side. Featuring shallow shores and deep expanses for exploring Hawaii’s diverse marine life, Electric Beach is a favorite among visitors and locals alike.
Kaena Point State Park
Kaena Point is a remote state park featuring breathtaking ocean and scenic views. Comprising the majority of Oahu’s northwest shoreline, Kaena Point is a popular hiking destination, with the 2.7-mile trail fitting for children and adults alike.
Another favorite beach destination, Mermaid Caves has been dubbed one of the most “selfie-worthy” spots on Oahu. Mermaid Caves is situated in a cavernous area that’s partly submerged underwater, lending it a peaceful, relaxed atmosphere. You’ll often find visitors and locals alike posing for pictures in Mermaid Cave’s pristine waters!
For surf junkies, there’s no better place to see big swells on Oahu’s west side than at Yokohama Bay. Also known as Keawaula Beach, Yokohama Bay is situated on one of the most secluded spots on the island, and in the winter months, it’s a favorite spot for experienced surfers and body boarders to take on big waves.
Kahumana Organic Farms & Café
Situated in beautiful Lualualei Valley on Leeward Oahu, Kahumana Organic Farms & Café is a community dedicated to supporting homeless families and individuals with disabilities while appreciating Hawaii’s natural bounty. Here you can experience a tour of Kahumana Farms, learn about sustainable organic farming practices and indulge in a farm-to-table experience at the on-site café.
Of course, no west Oahu excursion would be complete without a visit with our friends at Dolphin Star! Enjoy an eco-tour experience with the whole family featuring guaranteed dolphin sightings, panoramic ocean views and expert narration by friendly certified Naturalists. Plus, take advantage of Dolphin Star’s exclusive Summer Child FREE Special! From July 1 through September 30, 2019, kids (ages 3 to 11) can cruise for FREE with each paying adult on the morning Wild Dolphin Watch cruise! To book your cruise, call Dolphin Star at (808) 983-7827 or visit www.Dolphin-Star.com/special-offers.
Create your own west Oahu adventure with Royal Star Hawaii! To book transportation today, call (808) 841-7827 or visit www.RoyalStarHawaii.com.