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North Shore Hiking Tour

Location: North Shore

If lush tropical valleys and pristine mountain pools is your thing – you cannot miss this tour! Hikers will board a military all-terrain vehicle in Hale’iwa town and off-road 7 miles mauka (mountain ward) to our exclusive trailhead, located on private land. This hiking tour starts off with a 7-mile off-road ride to our exclusive trail head on private land and continues with a hike through unspoiled natural beauty rarely witnessed by O’ahu visitors.


The Big Hawaiian Hiking Adventure (3.5 miles)

High in the Ko’olau mountains is a valley of unparalleled beauty with an abundance of exquisite freshwater pools and the best mountain swimming on the island! Possibly the most delightful hike on O’ahu, this trail includes 10 stream crossings and an amazing array of tropical flowers and fruits. See wild tangerines, liliko’i (passion fruit), ‘ohi’a ‘ai (mountain apple), mango, hau (sea hibiscus), and much more!

Enjoy the islands through Hawaiian eyes as your expert guide shares the history, language, and mo’olelo (stories) of Hawai’i and its fascinating environment. The hiking adventure tour however, is all about the wai (water), so get your swimsuit on and strap up the hiking boots North Shore EcoTours is taking you on an adventure – Hawaiian style! Space is limited, so reserve yours today.


The Little Hawaiian Hiking Adventure (2 miles)

This fun little adventure has it all: scenic views, exotic plants, and refreshing mountain streams.

Hikers will scale windswept ridges, forge freshwater streams, and trek through verdant tropical valleys. See wild bananas, guava, bamboo thickets, scented gingers, and other spectacular rainforest plants. Revel in Hawai’i's fascinating history, culture, and ancient mythology as shared by an expert Hawaiian guide.

If that’s not enough, how about a rejuvenating swim in a private mountain pool? End your hike with a light gourmet lunch and this experience will have you smiling all the way home. This is the best little trail on the island and the perfect way to experience Oahu.


Hiking Tour Caution: Although these trails are safe, please remember that it is an actual mountain trail. As such, hikers can expect exposure to: rain, sunshine, wind, and/or high humidity. Trail conditions can include: slippery stream crossings, loose gravel, slick mud, and cliffy sections. Be prepared for wet clothes/shoes and be mindful of personal electronics. These trails are not suitable for the elderly or people with: hip and/or knee ailments; vertigo; or an extreme fear of heights. All guests are required to sign a waiver and release form prior to the start of their tour.

No Children Under 10 years of Age


Included

  • Knowledgeable & friendly Native Hawaiian Guides
  • First Aid & CPR Certified Guide
  • 4x4 Off-Road Vehicle Ride to trailhead
  • Round Trip Mountain Hiking
  • Swimming in Freshwater Mountain Stream
  • Back Packs, Sunscreen, Bug Spray, Dry Bags, Water Shoes, Hiking Sticks
  • Hiking on Real Mountain Trails (bumpy, muddy, & fun!)
  • Multiple Stream Crossings
  • Lite Gourmet Lunches

Lunch Menu

Haleʻiwa Summer Rolls

Each hiker can choose one of the 3 different Asian style summer rolls for their lunch. If no selection is made, the default order is chicken.

  • BBQ Chicken: bean sprouts, lettuce, basil & mint leaves, carrots, cucumber, and vermicelli rice noodles all rolled in a rice-flour wrap. Served with a Thai peanut sauce (served on the side).

  • Shrimp: bean sprouts, lettuce, basil & mint leaves, carrots, cucumber, and vermicelli rice noodles all rolled in a rice-flour wrap. Served with a Thai peanut sauce (served on the side).

  • Tofu: bean sprouts, lettuce, basil & mint leaves, carrots, cucumber, and vermicelli rice noodles all rolled in a rice-flour wrap. Served with a Thai peanut sauce (served on the side).

Please state on the order form any food allergies you or anyone in your party might have. All ingredients are subject to seasonal availability and can be substituted without advance notification. Peanut butter sauce can also be substituted upon request.


What to Bring

  • Covered Shoes
  • Sunscreen, Hat, Sunglasses & Towel
  • Extra Water
  • Camera for all the beauty you will see

Address

Departs from the Aloha General Store at the North Shore Marketplace in Haleiwa - 66-250 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, HI 96712

There is ample parking at the mall and public restrooms. When entering the parking lot head to the right hand section and park in the rear – Youʻll see the 4x4 Off-Road Van near the Aloha General Store ready to go!

Cancellation Policy

Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Contact us anytime to inquire about cancellations or reschedule. No-shows will be charged the full price.