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HONOLULU'S BACKYARD RAINFOREST TOUR

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$9.99

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HONOLULU'S BACKYARD RAINFOREST TOUR

Hawaii
4.9
15366 ratings
$9.99

About The Tour

See a rarely explored corner of Honolulu! Hawaii's bustling capital may be known for its beaches and high-rise buildings but did you know just a few minutes away there's a lush forest with hiking trails? On this tour, you'll visit a waterfall hike, a 200-acre garden, Honolulu's historic Chinatown district, and a lookout with stunning views of the city's skyline.

Here are just a few of the fun things you can do on the tour!

•⁠ Hike to Manoa Falls
•⁠ Visit Tantalus Lookout
•⁠ Try local Poke
•⁠ Stroll through Lyon Arboretum
•⁠ Take a walk through Chinatown

PLEASE NOTE: Round Top Drive, a major road on this tour, is closed intermittently due to construction (as needed).

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Recommended Start Time: Before 11:00 a.m.
Tour Starting Point(s): Waikiki
Direction: Loop, ending where you began

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Sample Tour Audio

Manoa Falls Intro
Lyon Arboretum Intro
Chinese Cemetery

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  • GRAND CIRCLE ISLAND TOUR
  • EAST OAHU SHORELINE DRIVE
  • HISTORIC DOWNTOWN HONOLULU TOUR
  • HONOLULU'S BACKYARD RAINFOREST TOUR
  • HEART OF WAIKIKI WALKING TOUR
  • LEGENDARY NORTH SHORE LOOP

Hawaii Tour Collection

$79.99 $159.98 50% off

  • SUNRISE AT HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK TOUR
  • CLASSIC ROAD TO HANA TOUR
  • LOOP ROAD TO HANA
  • REVERSE ROAD TO HANA
  • SUNSET AND STARGAZING HALEAKALA TOUR
  • WEST MAUI COASTLINE TOUR
  • HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK TOUR
  • NORTH ISLAND JUNGLE ADVENTURE LOOP
  • KOHALA COAST BACKCOUNTRY TOUR
  • SOUTH ISLAND EPIC COASTAL JOURNEY
  • KONA BIG KAHUNA TOUR
  • GRAND CIRCLE ISLAND TOUR
  • EAST OAHU SHORELINE DRIVE
  • HISTORIC DOWNTOWN HONOLULU TOUR
  • HONOLULU'S BACKYARD RAINFOREST TOUR
  • HEART OF WAIKIKI WALKING TOUR
  • LEGENDARY NORTH SHORE LOOP
  • NORTH SHORE KAUAI DRIVING TOUR
  • WAIMEA AND NA PALI DRIVING TOUR
  • WAILUA VALLEY AND WATERFALLS TOUR
  • POIPU AND KOLOA DRIVING TOUR

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4.9 (15366 Users)
  • Christin
  • 20 hours ago
  • Android

We did all the Tours on Kauai, Oahu and Big Island. It was really great, entertaining and most important all the information you need is provided. Worked perfectly in offline mode.

Awesome Adventures at your Pace

  • WalleyDee
  • 5 days ago
  • iOS

This app is well worth the cost, especially compared to bus tours. We got the Oahu tour bundle. You will need a vehicle, unless you plan to use the walking tours only. We used it on the Oahu’s Grand circle island tour, as well as Honolulu’s backyard tour. It was easy to load and directions were great. Especially enjoyed the history lessons and sights we probably would not have viewed otherwise. You go at your own pace, skip what you want, stop where you want. Can’t say enough about the value of this app. The only glitch I noticed was when using the iPhone camera to take photos, sometimes the app froze and a had to restart it, but it picked up where I had left off, so not too inconvenient. We plan to use again in a return visit. Thanks!

  • usctennis1993
  • 1 week ago
  • Android

ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL! Did the Oahu loop yesterday, will do Hana, Maui on Monday, and Kauai next week. Super informative, beautiful sites, great food along the way. Move at your own pace...

Where is Honolulu located?

Honolulu is located on the island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii, USA. Situated in the central Pacific Ocean, it is the capital and largest city of Hawaii. With its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and historical significance, Honolulu is a popu...

What to do in Honolulu?

Honolulu is located on the island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii, USA. Situated in the central Pacific Ocean, it is the capital and largest city of Hawaii. With its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and historical significance, Honolulu is a popu...

Which Hawaiian island is Honolulu on?

Honolulu is located on the island of Oahu, one of the major Hawaiian islands. Oahu is known for its diverse landscapes, including pristine beaches, lush mountains, and vibrant urban centers. Honolulu serves as the cultural, economic, and political...

What is an Audio Tour Guide?

Think of us as your personal tour guide in an app. Our tours provide everything a guided tour does, but with the freedom to explore on your terms. Here’s how it works:

  • GPS triggers audio narration to play automatically as you drive or walk.
  • Listen to stories, get local insights, visit must-see stops and get turn-by-turn navigation.
Self guided audio tour

Tour FAQs

This tour starts and ends in Waikiki and travels through the lush forests of the Makiki Valley before visiting Honolulu’s bustling downtown.

Here are some of the popular spots you can explore on the tour! 

  • Lyon Arboretum 
  • Chinese Cemetery 
  • Manoa Marketplace 
  • Tantalus Mountain 
  • Tantalus Lookout 
  • Tantalus Arboretum Trail
  • National Memorial of the Pacific 
  • Liliʻuokalani Botanical Garden
  • Foster Botanical Garden
  • Shimazu Shave Ice 
  • Chinatown 

For help planning your day check out our Honolulu Backyard Rainforest Tour suggested itinerary and here's everything you need to know before you go!

Here’s our packing list for this tour. It may seem a little long, but remember, what you bring depends on the activities you choose to do for the day. 

  • Sneakers 
  • Hiking Clothes 
  • Water Bottle 
  • Bug Spray (rainforest = mosquitoes) 
  • Towel 
  • Bathing Suit 
  • Sandals 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Sun Glasses and/or Hat 
  • Snacks 
  • Cash 
  • Car Charger *Very Important*
  • Phone Mount 

Yes! Feel free to join the tour along the route. If you don’t begin at one of the tour starting points you’ll miss a few stories, but you’ll still have a great experience.

No, this tour can only be done counterclockwise, beginning and ending in Waikiki. 

Still have questions? Send us an email at aloha@shakaguide.com or give us a call at (808) 201-8138.

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Oahu Driving & Walking Tour Bundle

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$59.98 50% off
  • GRAND CIRCLE ISLAND TOUR
  • EAST OAHU SHORELINE DRIVE
  • HISTORIC DOWNTOWN HONOLULU TOUR
  • HONOLULU'S BACKYARD RAINFOREST TOUR
  • HEART OF WAIKIKI WALKING TOUR
  • LEGENDARY NORTH SHORE LOOP

Hawaii Tour Collection

$79.99

$159.98 50% off
  • SUNRISE AT HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK TOUR
  • CLASSIC ROAD TO HANA TOUR
  • LOOP ROAD TO HANA
  • REVERSE ROAD TO HANA
  • SUNSET AND STARGAZING HALEAKALA TOUR
  • WEST MAUI COASTLINE TOUR
  • HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK TOUR
  • NORTH ISLAND JUNGLE ADVENTURE LOOP
  • KOHALA COAST BACKCOUNTRY TOUR
  • SOUTH ISLAND EPIC COASTAL JOURNEY
  • KONA BIG KAHUNA TOUR
  • GRAND CIRCLE ISLAND TOUR
  • EAST OAHU SHORELINE DRIVE
  • HISTORIC DOWNTOWN HONOLULU TOUR
  • HONOLULU'S BACKYARD RAINFOREST TOUR
  • HEART OF WAIKIKI WALKING TOUR
  • LEGENDARY NORTH SHORE LOOP
  • NORTH SHORE KAUAI DRIVING TOUR
  • WAIMEA AND NA PALI DRIVING TOUR
  • WAILUA VALLEY AND WATERFALLS TOUR
  • POIPU AND KOLOA DRIVING TOUR

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