Makapuu Lighthouse & Halona Blowhole Tour

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Makapu'u Lighthouse Hike
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What you'll do

This two-hour self-guided hike brings you the best of Oahu.

Enjoy a Makapuu Lighthouse and Halona Blowhole Tour with Go City®

  • Two-hour self-guided hike of the Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
  • Views of the Halona Blow Hole
  • Transportation to and from Waikiki hotels


Makapu'u Point Lighthouse Trail

The Makapu'u Point Lighthouse Trail is a fairly easy hike that offers a beautiful and memorable experience. It's a well-paved pathway that's perfect for a casual and leisurely walk, yet it leads to some of Oahu's most breathtaking views. Along the way, you'll see native plants and the deep blue sea, and you might even spot some whales during their migration season. It's a great way to spend a morning or afternoon, suitable for all ages.

Lighthouse Hike Oahu - The Makapu'u Lighthouse Hike

The Makapuu Lighthouse Hike on Oahu is one of the most popular things to do on the Island of Oahu. The trail is relatively short, around 2 miles round trip, and isn't very steep. At the end, your rewarded with stunning views of the Windward Coast and the historic Makapuu Lighthouse, standing tall since 1909. Whether you're a professional hiker or just looking for an average traveler looking for a leisurely stroll, this hike will make your trip to Oahu memorable. And don't forget your camera; those views are worth a snapshot!

Note: Makapu'u Point trails are open to all visitors – your pass covers transportation to and from Makapu'u Point.

See stunning views of the Pacific, the shoreline, and nearby islands, stop at a historic landmark and keep your eyes peeled for humpback whales in the distance.

You’ll hike the windward side of Oahu via a beautiful two-mile paved trail, and take in the entire coastline. Your tour guide will lead you to the Halona Blow Hole for a 15-minute stop during which you'll marvel at a natural and breathtaking sea show. When wind and tide conditions are right, this blow hole shoots water up to 20 feet in the air. And, between December and April, you may also see the migratory Humpback whales at this stop.

Makapu'u Lighthouse is a 46-foot-tall active U.S. Coast Guard lighthouse and has over 100 years of history within its walls. Not to mention incredible views. From the top, you'll see sweeping views of the Pacific, Koko Head, Koko Crater, and the entire southern coastline of Oahu.


Did you know

  • The lighthouse was switched from manual function to automatic in 1974.
  • The lighthouse, now on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in the aftermath of an accident in which the steamship Manchuria ran aground in the early hours of August 20 1906 in the reefs of Waimanalo.

Experience Makapuu Lighthouse & Halona Blowhole Tour and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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Know before you go

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Booking required

This attraction requires advanced booking.

Pick up from your Waikiki Hotel. 

Shuttle Service included. Your pass covers the cost of transportation to and from the Makapuu Point trail.

For more information, please visit the Makapu'u Lighthouse Hike website.

How to get your Makapu'u Lighthouse Hike tickets

Follow the reservation instructions above and show your pass at the Makapu'u Lighthouse Hike Show admission counter and you're in – there's no need to purchase individual tickets at any of the Oahu attractions included on your pass. 

Where you'll be

Operating hours


Mondays and Tuesdays : 7AM - 10:30AM or 9AM - 12:30PM


Closings & holidays

Wednesday-Sunday. Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Please check the Kaimana Tours website for the most up-to-date opening times and closures.

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Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days from your purchase date.

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