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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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.
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 […]
During the months of November and December it means one thing here on the North Shore; The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. The whole place comes to life as people from all over the world flock to the seven mile miracle to watch the greatest show on Earth. With so many people on the North […]
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.