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BEST OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS (PARTIAL OCEANVIEW ROOM) - 2017

Tour Code - EW 10 days - HONOLULU to MAUI $4505 AUD
See the famous sights of Hawaii during this incredible island getaway. Your Hawaii holiday begins with a warm aloha greeting and lei of fresh flowers. Enjoy three nights in Honolulu, where a sightseeing tour includes Pearl Harbor, Chinatown, and the royal 'Iolani Palace. Then travel to Kona on the “Big Island” for a tour of the Kona Coffee Living History Farm, a visit to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and a lavish Hawaiian luau. Next, fly to Maui and enjoy spectacular natural sights such as the lush 'Iao Valley and Haleakala National Park, site of the huge volcanic Haleakala Crater and stunning natural beauty. With a perfect balance of guided tours to local sights and leisure time to enjoy the beaches of this tropical paradise, this Best of Hawaiian Islands holiday is filled with memories that last a lifetime.

  LOCAL FAVOURITES

Visit Punalu'u Bake Shop
Visit Kona Coffee Living History Farm

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Standard Features

Destinations

  • ACCOMMODATION
    Partial Oceanview rooms in Honolulu & Maui, Oceanview room in Kona.
  • HONOLULU
    Traditional lei greeting; guided sightseeing; visit Pearl Harbour and USS Arizona Memorial & Museum.
  • KONA
    Visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jaggar Museum, Punalu'u Bake Shop, and Kona Coffee Living History Farm; luau and Polynesian show.
  • MAUI
    Visit `Iao Valley, Lahaina, and Haleakala National Park; farewell dinner.
  • FREE WI-FI
    Available in most hotels.
  • INSIDE VISITS and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
  • MYACCOUNT
    Personalise your tour ahead of time with additional excursions. Visit our website for details and conditions.

Meals

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
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Breakfast (B) daily, 1 lunch (L), 4 three-course dinners (D) including a luau with Polynesian revue on Kona and a special farewell dinner on Maui.

Day by Day

  1. ARRIVE IN HONOLULU, HAWAII.
    Upon arrival to the island of Oahu, you are greeted in the traditional Polynesian way-with a warm aloha and a LEI of fresh flowers. Transfer to your hotel in Waikiki. The remainder of your day is at leisure.

  2. HONOLULU. EXCURSION TO PEARL HARBOUR.
    Start the day with a breakfast get-together with your Tour Director to review activities scheduled throughout your stay. Next, a tour of PEARL Harbour's famous Battleship Row. Listen to a narration of the dramatic air attack of December 7, 1941, and visit the USS Arizona and the impressive MEMORIAL dedicated to the 1,102 men still entombed. You will also have an opportunity to visit the MUSEUM, an excellent way to learn about Pearl Harbour Day, the Japanese strategy and military craft, and the individuals involved in the attack. Then, on to Punchbowl National Cemetery with its beautiful views of Honolulu. Other sights include Chinatown, the Hawaii State Capitol, royal `Iolani Palace, and the statue of Kamehameha the Great. Tonight, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel. (B,D)

  3. HONOLULU.
    Today is free to relax, swim, enjoy water sports, or laze on the beach. Take the optional excursion to the Polynesian Cultural Centre for authentic island arts, crafts, history, music, a dinner buffet, and a spectacular Polynesian show with more than 100 performers. This evening, enjoy an optional sunset cruise with dinner, Hawaiian cocktails, and splendid views of the glittering Waikiki coastline and Diamond Head. (B)

  4. HONOLULU-HILO-HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK-KONA.
    Board a morning flight to the "Big Island" of Hawaii. Upon arrival in Hilo on the east coast, drive to HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK and visit the JAGGAR MUSEUM, where you will learn about this active volcano. Here, see Kilauea Crater, rising 1,247 metres (4,090 feet) above a volcanic wonderland of steaming fire pits, lava tubes, and fern forests. Next, enjoy an included lunch followed by a stop at PUNALU'U BAKE SHOP to sample the famous Hawaiian sweetbread introduced to the area by Portuguese sugar workers in the 19th century. This traditional favourite is not to be missed! Continue on to Kona, your home for the next three nights. (B,L)

  5. KONA.
    This morning, visit the KONA COFFEE LIVING HISTORY FARM, a working coffee and macadamia nut farm where you have the opportunity to learn about the history of Kona's coffee industry and the remarkable pioneers who established these farms. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a festive LUAU, where you have the opportunity to learn to hula, try some traditional Hawaiian specialties like poi, and see captivating performances by Polynesian musicians and dancers. (B,D)

  6. KONA.
    Today is free for independent activities. Find a special place to relax poolside and enjoy the warm tropical sun and balmy breezes, enjoy an optional snorkelling cruise to Kealakekua Bay, or join the optional helicopter flightseeing excursion. (B)

  7. KONA-MAUI.
    A morning flight takes you to the "Valley Island" of Maui. Drive to the lush `IAO VALLEY to see the `Iao Needle, a spectacular volcanic spire. Visit LAHAINA, then continue on to Ka`anapali, your home for the next three nights. The balance of the day is at leisure. (B,D)

  8. MAUI.
    Activities abound and your Tour Director is on hand to help you plan your day. A full free day to swim and sunbathe at the beach or hotel pool. Another choice is the "Road to Hana," one of the world's most impressive drives, with 54 bridges and numerous waterfalls. From mid-December to mid-April, a humpback whale-watching cruise is available. (B)

  9. MAUI. EXCURSION TO HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK.
    The morning is dedicated to HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK, site of the huge volcanic Haleakala Crater, known as the "House of the Sun." In 1980, this native ecosystem of cinder cones and dense rainforest was designated an International Biosphere Reserve. There's plenty of time in the afternoon to relax and enjoy your hotel's facilities and beach. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. Wonderful conversation and cuisine make the perfect finale to a memorable Hawaiian holiday! (B,D)

  10. MAUI.
    Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. Transfer to Kahului Airport to connect with your homebound flight. (B)

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Pre/Post City Start Date End Date Single Price
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PRE HONOLULU 01 Jan 2017 31 Dec 2017 $429 AUD $222 AUD $211 AUD
POST MAUI 01 Jan 2017 31 Dec 2017 $455 AUD $251 AUD $222 AUD
Charge Type Name Price
INCLUDED Air Tax $40 AUD
OPTIONAL Gratuity $117 AUD

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