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Circle Island Sunrise Photography Tour

Location: Waikiki, Oahu

Our celebrated Circle Island Sunrise Photo Tour will guide you through a 10 hour circuit of Oahu Island to experience and photograph ancient natural beauty, cultural hubs, Hawaiian wildlife and the mindful design of a temple shrine while gaining technique about your cameras setting, lighting, and photo composure.

What to Expect

We guide you through a perfect 10-hour circuit of Oahu. You get to take photos and experience Hawaiian natural beauty, extinct volcanos, Hawaiian wildlife, and a peaceful Japanese temple. The time flies when you’re having this much fun!

From sunrise on the east side of Oahu to the iconic North Shore, our Complete Island Tour brings you through enchanting locations like Makapu’u Beach Lookout, Waimanalo’s Ko’olau mountains, Local fruit markets, lush forests, hidden nature spots, and century-old marketplaces. One of our last stops is searching for turtles in the summer or daredevil surfers in the winter.

With our small group tours (7 passangers max) get ready to capture great content, have fun, and become an expert on the rich diversity and beauty that Oahu has to offer! You’ll create memories to cherish as well as personal keepsakes from your trip. Join us today!

You can bring any camera you want on this tour. We are here to have fun. Bring your smartphone, digital camera, or drone on this tour to capture it all! We have tripods for everyone to use so you can get your best Hawaii photography game on!

Private Tour Option

Make your photo tour private and for you and your family/group? Any of our photo tours can have a private tour option where you and your party can be at ease at each location. You will also have a professional guide taking candid photos of you and your group throughout the day which you can download after your tour.

We can fine-tune any of our main tours into something extraordinary for you and your group. The group size determines the price. We have two different packages 1-4 guests will go in our seven passenger van, while groups of 5-10 will go in our 12 passenger van.

Sites Visited:

  • Sandys’ Beach for Oahu’s Sunrise
  • Makapu’u Bay & Lighthouse
  • Ko’olau Mountains
  • Kalapawai Market (Lunch Stop)
  • Leonards Bakery (1 malasada included)
  • Byodo-In Temple (admission included)
  • Kualoa Beach Park (“Chinaman’s Hat”)
  • Kahuku Fruit Stands
  • Banzai Pipeline
  • Turtle Beach
  • Haleiwa Town
  • And Even More!

- Lunch and Snacks not included


  • Knowledgeable & friendly Photography Guides
  • Assistance and Feedback on camera settings and composure
  • Free Tripod Use
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rain Gear (if needed)

What to Bring

  • Your Camera (any camera works great, even your smart phone!)
  • Do not bring more than you can carry. Nothing is left in the van when we are out shooting to prevent theft.
  • We provide you with a tripod. You may bring your own.
  • Wear comfortable, closed-toed shoes.
  • Bring something to drink for yourself.
  • Bring Coffee. We will not be stopping for coffee until later in the day
  • Bring a light jacket if you get cold easily
  • Additional batteries and memory cards for your camera.
  • Cash and Credit Card for gift shopping and food stops along the way


10 hours


We pick you up at your hotel in Waikiki. If your hotel is outside of Waikiki, which is from the Ala Moana Hotel to the end of Kalakaua, we ask you to make your way to the paid parking area of the Honolulu Zoo.

Cancellation Policy

To receive a full refund you must contact us within 48 hours of your tour. Any time after that we will charge a $25 cancellation fee per person and it will take up to two weeks to refund the remaining balance, but we will work with you to reschedule. If you do not cancel by closing hours (5:30 HST) of the day before your tour no refund will be given.