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Transportation Options

Honolulu Soaring can arrange for transportation from Waikiki most days,
but if you have planned to rent a car,
you are wise to include our activity with other North Shore sightseeing
on the day(s) you will be out and about touring Oahu.

Self Drive

Driving distance from Waikiki is about
 40 miles (one-way).

Drive time (each way) is
about one hour.

Please click one of the following:

Physical Location: 
69-132 Farrington Highway.
Waialua, HI 96791

Pick-up Service

*  Round-trip transportation cost is $45.00 per person (minimum 2-pax) (Available on flights of 20-minutes or more) 

*  This option is NOT available in our  “shopping cart”.  A request for  “transport” requires an email to [email protected] .

Please keep in mind the following:

  • Allow 3 to 4 hours to complete the activity from pick-up at your hotel to return to Waikiki 
  • About one hour before pick-up time we NEED to be in contact with you.  If you have NOT gotten a phone call from US, call us at (808) 677-3404.
  • Usual pickup time 9 AM, at your hotel
  • Driving distance from Waikiki is about 40 miles (one-way).
  • Drive time (each way) is
    about one hour.


* Transportation Cost:  
$6.00 all-day-pass on TheBus
(includes ALL routes-all day)

Please keep in mind the following:

  • Route # 52
  • Travel time from Ala Moana Shopping Center to the pick-up point in the North Shore town of HALEIWA is about 90 minutes.
  • We must know your plans IN ADVANCE of your getting on “TheBus”
  • Please call us at 677-3404 or   637-0207 BEFORE you plan to use “TheBus”.  
  • Pick-up fee from Haleiwa is
    $10. per person (including return to Haleiwa).
    (Airfield is 8 miles from Haleiwa) 

Our 53rd year !   Honolulu Soaring is known by two other familiar names:
The Original GLIDER RIDES ®  and   Mr Bill’s Original GLIDER RIDES ®

Operation Hours

Because of the excellent flying conditions in Hawaii, this soaring activity operates year-round. The hours of operation are 10 am to 5:30 pm (and sometimes past 5:30 pm, in the summer months when the days are longer).