June 28, 2011

Wonderful Places to Go in North Shore of Oahu

The north shore of Oahu offers picturesque scenery of Tropical Island. In the north shore of Oahu, there are two places you can visit including Haleiwa Town and Waimea Bay. While at Haleiwa Town, tourists can participate in the guided tour provided by the North Shore Surf Bus tour company. You can carry out various types of activities while at the north shore of Oahu including camping, hiking, cycling, horse riding, snorkeling, scuba diving and etc. There are many camping sites at the north shore of Oahu. You must obtain permits from the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources if you want to camp at the area.

 

Dole Plantation is a popular family vacation destination. If you have children, you can let them ride the Pineapple Express Train. The Pineapple Express train ride will last for 20 minutes. Children will be able to gain knowledge about process involved in growing the fruit trees. The Dole Plantation has a maze that consists of twisting paths. The Dole’s World’s Largest Maze covers about 2 acres of the land.

 

If you like gliding, you can go to Dillingham Airfield. Dillingham Airfield offers tourists opportunities to participate in a scenic flight. You will enjoy the scenery while on the plane ride. You can take part in the hang gliding activities. The hang gliding activity aims to teach you the basics of hang gliding.

 

The North Shore of Oahu has a number of golf courses including Turtle Bay Resort, Arnold Palmer Championship Course and Tom Fazio Course. The golf courses offer breathtaking sceneries.  Besides, you can go hiking on the North Shore. You can rent a bicycle and explore the North Shore as well. There is a large network of bicycle trail at the region. When hiking, you can take the trail from Pupukea to Keaena Point. You can also take part in horseback riding while at the North Shore. You can ride the horses to visit several locations. The horses can be rented at affordable prices. There are plenty of horse stables at Waimea Valley.

 

The North Shore has several motocross tracks. Most of the motocross tracks are located in between the Sunset Beach and Turtle Bay. Recreational riders often visit the Kahuku Motocross Track during the weekend. Many people will come to watch the motorcyclist on the track. Another popular tourist attraction is the Polynesian Cultural Center. The Polynesian Cultural Center offers a large range of cultural shows that showcase the lifestyles of natives from Polynesian islands such as New Zealand, Fiji and etc. If you want to go to the Polynesian Cultural Center, be sure to bring along a camera. 

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