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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The North Shore is a hidden gem on the Hawaiian Islands. Not only is there amazing surf along the coast known as the "7 Mile Miracle", the beaches are amazing and the food trucks along the road offer up fresh local food. If you are looking for a place to stay that is in the heart of everything in the North Shore, then you should stay at Backpackers Hawaii!
For the budget traveller, especially the budget surfer making a pilgrimage to the Mecca of Surfing on the North Shore of Oahu, BackPackers Hawaii is the perfect fit. We stayed in each of their 4 very different "Houses" and found charm and comfort in each.