Change the way you see Hawaii with Shaka Guide. You’ll get the comfort of a guided tour with the freedom to explore at your own pace. The app features six GPS audio tours of the island. Each tour visits popular attractions, beaches, hikes, scenic spots, and cultural sites.
Along the way you’ll hear stories about the places you’re visiting, get important travel tips and listen to Hawaiian music. All tours are made locally, in Hawaii.
You’ll get hours of audio narration that plays automatically as your drive or walk.
The app works completely offline. This means that even in remote parts of the island without wifi or data, we’ll still get you where you need to go! Shaka Guide tours never expire - use them more than once or break them up into multiple days.
Change the way you see Hawaii with Shaka Guide! Check out the Oahu tours below.
BUY THE ISLAND BUNDLE, GET ALL 6 OAHU TOURS
When you buy the island bundle you’ll get ALL SIX Oahu tours for more than half off the retail price.
GRAND CIRCLE ISLAND TOUR, 6 hours, 23 stops
* Oahu’s North Shore
* Waimea Bay
* Sunset Beach
* Shark’s Cove
EAST OAHU SHORELINE DRIVE, 6 hours, 19 stops
* Kailua Beach
* Lanikai Beach
* Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden
* Diamond Head Crater & Hike
* Hanauma Bay
HONOLULU’S BACKYARD RAINFOREST TOUR, 3 hours, 11 stops
* Tantalus Lookout
* National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
* Manoa Falls
* Lyon Arboretum
LEGENDARY NORTH SHORE LOOP, 6 hours, 24 stops
* Dole Plantation
* Kawela Bay
* Oahu’s North Shore
* Kahuku Shrimp Trucks & Food Trucks
HEART OF WAIKIKI WALKING TOUR, 1 hours
* Waikiki Beach
* International Marketplace
* The Royal Hawaiian Hotel
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN HONOLULU WALKING TOUR, 1 hours
* Iolani Palace Grounds
* Kawaiaha’o Church
* Honolulu Hale
Check out a complete list of stops for each tour in the app!
WHAT CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING
- “Great way to see Oahu!”
- “Your own private bus tour!”
- “Forget pouring through guidebooks!”
- “Shaka won't steer you wrong!!”
- “Wonderful customer support”
- “Worth every penny!”
DOWNLOADING THE TOURS
It’s important that you download the tours (preferably in wifi) before you go. Make sure the tour is completely downloaded and you’ll have no problem using the tours offline.
The app uses your GPS only when necessary. Please remember that continual use of your GPS can dramatically deplete your battery. Be sure to pack a car charger for your tour.
You can use an iPad to take the tour, however, wifi-only iPads without GPS capability will not work.
ABOUT SHAKA GUIDE
At Shaka Guide our goal is to connect people with places. We love Hawaii. Not just for its beauty, but also for its rich history and culture. We believe that every destination has a story and we want to tell it. In Hawaii, we have over 20 audio tours that do just that - share the stories of the islands.
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Ratings and Reviews
Saved Oahu for us
We spent most of a month on the Hawaiian islands and Oahu was our last island and definitely our least favorite. Since my Husband permanently uses a wheelchair, regular tours and beaches are mostly unavailable to us, so we really rely on exploring on our own. The north shore circle tour was our favorite day on Oahu. You think of Oahu as just mostly Waikiki and Honolulu, which was too much city for us. This tour showed us that more natural side of Oahu and was,like every other Shaka app we’ve used, absolutely flawless. We also enjoyed the Honolulu city walking tour. We got a lot of great historical information. Interestingly, we had a private guided tour of the Missouri and Pearl Harbor and on the drive there and back, she was talking about Hawaiian history and culture and in my head, I kept saying, Shaka already told us that. So I will say, the information is spot on to what you would receive from even a highly rated tour. The Shaka apps are maybe my favorite apps ever in terms of how useful, interesting and easy to use. Worth every penny and then some. We used it on 4 islands and it greatly enhanced our trip. Now that we’re home, we find ourselves missing Shaka and his corny jokes and laugh.
“Uncle Shaka” was an Amazing guide!!
I don’t usually leave reviews (or buy apps) but this one is amazing. Our first time to Oahu and we purchased both. Perfect guidance and loved the little tidbits of info, suggestions and humor as we passed areas. (No constant talking though). We were so impressed by the easy to follow directions and I lost track how many times we said we loved the app and what a great purchase it was. We would never have been able to plan out the routes as well on our own. We usually take hop on/off buses in new cities and this was similar with the narration and ability to see all the hot spots (and some secret ones!) in a nice loop without a bunch of backtracking. We did the tours in 3 VERY full days but had we stopped and actually swam at the beaches and did the full tours at Dole etc. it easily could have been a week or more worth of activities. We would have spent $500+ on a couple days of tour buses to see the places we were able to go to on our own with this app plus we could do it in our own time. The app literally guided us from the road in front of our hotel to the destinations and back. Buy it- you won’t regret it.
Developer Response ,
So happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your Shaka Guide tour. Mahalo for your review and hope to see you all on more Shaka Guide adventures! 🤙😍🤙
Best app ever!
I purchased both the North Shore and the Circle Island tours in Oahu and 2 of the Hana Tours and the Haleakala tour in Maui. In would have given them 5 stars just on customer service, I had some questions and send them an email before we came to Hawaii and I was impressed by how Andrew replied to all my emails and how helpful he was. So 5 stars before I even used the app. Now that I actually did the tours I would give them 10 stars if it was available. This was our second time in Hawaii last time we used Gipsy Guide, it was ok but Shaka blew them out of the water. “Eddie” as we call it took us to places that you don't read about on blogs or find in Pinterest, there were a couple of places we went to that we were the only tourists, in some we were the only ones there. There was a lookout point at Haleakala (this is our second time there) that Eddie told us to stop at, again we were the only car in the parking lot, and this was the best look out in history, the view were breathtaking, and the pictures.. WOW, It was awesome! We keep saying, Hey, Eddie would go LOL.
Thank you Shaka Guide 🤙🏻🤙🏻
Developer Response ,
Shootz brah, so glad you enjoyed the tour! We work hard so that you can enjoy your vacation. Eddie would go. Aloha.
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- iPod touch
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- In-App Purchases
- Grand Circle Island Tour $19.99
- Oahu Full-Island Tour Bundle $29.99
- East Oahu Shoreline Drive $19.99
- Legendary North Shore Loop $19.99
- Oahu 2 Driving Tours Bundle $14.99
- Oahu Driving Tour Bundle $14.99
- Waikiki & Honolulu Tours $6.99
- Heart of Waikiki Walking Tour $4.99
- Downtown Honolulu Walking Tour $4.99
- Honolulu's Backyard Rainforest $19.99