10 things to do on Oahu’s North Shore this Summer!

We all know that the North Shore of Oahu is pumping in the winter. The question is, once the surf dies down and the boards are packed away for the summer, what is there to do? Easy question. Check out our Top 10 North Shore activities! 10) Eat! – The North Shore is riddled with […]

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Break Bio: Banzai Pipeline

Hands down the most famous break in the entire world, ladies and gentlemen, Pipeline. Pipeline, Banzai Pipeline, Pipe, it doesn’t matter how you say it, the name conjures images of giant barrels breaking over shallow coral.  It has a reputation as one of the most dangerous waves in the world and many have ridden their […]

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Beach Bio: Waimea Bay

Ahh… Waimea Bay.  Rarely do you hear of the North Shore and not also hear of this iconic beach.  It became famous in the 1950’s as big wave riders like Greg Knoll travelled to Hawaii to surf the big-waves of the North Shore.  Waimea was the big-time for them…  and boom big wave surfing was […]

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Life On The North Shore (video)

This is a video I made of a typical day here on the North Shore of Oahu. Golfing, surfing, and hanging out with close friends and loved ones. What can I say we are truly blessed here! Enjoy! Sunny Days on the North Shore from Conner Wagner on Vimeo.

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Jumping from 12,000 ft with Skydive Hawaii

Ever been skydiving? Well I had never been until a few days ago. Here at Backpackers Hawaii you can easily experience this for hands down the best deal ever. I decided to take advantage of this and take a trip over to   Skydive Hawaii with a couple of friends. It was super easy to reserve […]

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Glider Rides Are AWESOME!

For those of you who dont like reading we made it simple for you and made a video. ENJOY!! Ever been on a glider ride? It’s essentially a big paper airplane that gets towed up into the sky and then let go at about 800ft in the air. Its a bit more durable than a […]

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North Shore Shark Adventures

Yesterday a couple friends and I got the opportunity to jump on board with North Shore Shark Adventures and go on a shark cage tour. It was sick! Everybody in the crew was great and really made it an awesome experience. Here is a run down of how it went. We arrived at the harbor […]

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Summer Time on the North Shore of Oahu

             The North Shore of Oahu is famous for its winters, which is when the biggest waves occur. However, summer is a different story. Although there are not much waves this time of year, summer is equally amazing here on the North Shore.  It’s a time marked by calm wind, […]

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Go Surf

  Here at Backpackers Hawaii anyone can test there skills at surfing! Wether you are a beginner or an expert it is the best place in the world to surf. This surfer was taking on a barrel at one of the most popular waves in the surfing world, Pipeline.    

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All I Want For Christmas is….THE EDDIE AIKAU CONTEST!

The Quicksilver Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational at Waimea Bay, is one of the most prestigious contest for big wave riders. In memory of the legend Eddie Aikau, the contest feels different than any other event. Only the best surfers are given the honor and chance to compete and prove themselves on the North Shore’s […]

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