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Hawaiian Discovery

Operated by: Trafalgar

11 Days from $4,324 per person
JAN 2022 - APR 2023 MODERATE
Usa Hawaii Beach Scenic

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Honolulu, Kona, Lahaina, Volcano (HI), Naalehu, Wailuku, Kaanapali, Lihue (Kauai) ...more Honolulu, Kona, Lahaina, Volcano (HI), Naalehu, Wailuku, Kaanapali, Lihue (Kauai)
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  1. Day 1 A Warm Welcome To Honolulu

    Embrace a tropical state of mind on this uplifting encounter with the best Hawaii has to offer. Your first brush with traditional Hawaiian hospitality begins this evening when you join your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a local-style Welcome Reception with magnificent Waikiki beach as your backdrop.

    meals Welcome Reception
    hotel Aston Waikiki Beach - Moderate (City View), First Class (Partial Ocean View), Premier (Ocean View)
  2. Day 2 Discover The History Of Honolulu

    Today we will visit Pearl Harbor National Monument and the USS Arizona Memorial as well as drive through the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Also today in downtown Honolulu we will see Iolani Palace, the King Kamehameha I Statue and State Capitol Building. The rest of the afternoon is free.

    meals Breakfast
  3. Day 3 Journey To The Big Island

    The next stop on our island hop through Hawaii is the Big Island. Following a flight, enjoy an orientation tour of the lively seaside village of Kailua-Kona, once the holiday playground of Hawaiian royalty. Breathe in the rich aromas of coffee during a visit to a local coffee plantation where your will Connect With Locals. Then, meet our Local Specialist at our oceanside resort, whose Manta Ray Learning Center we will have an opportunity to explore before indulging in rich island flavors at Rays on the Bay.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa
  4. Day 4 Play Your Way In Kona

    Take a moment and savor the calming sounds of the sea as you decide how best to indulge in a free day to explore Kona’s beautiful landscapes. Relax in sun-kissed surrounds or ask your Travel Director for suggestions on how to tackle the great outdoors.

    meals Breakfast
  5. Day 5 Delve Into Hawaii's Unique Environment

    Today we arrive at Punalu'u Beach Park, famous for its black sand and Hawaiian green sea turtles which swim off the coast on the black sand to sun. Then journey to the UNESCO-listed Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and gain a deeper understanding of how the molten earth has shaped these volcanic islands. After, enjoy lunch at a historic plantation. Later, travel to Hilo where you board your flight to Maui.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa - Moderate (Resort View), First Class (Partial Ocean View), Premier (Ocean View)
  6. Day 6 Dive Into Maui

    Prepare for a full day of sightseeing on the Valley Isle, travelling along the tropical coast to the Maui Ocean Center. Meet the center's conservation naturalists who will reveal secrets of the underwater wonderland that preserves and protects such species as Pacific corals, Hawaiian green sea turtles and sharks. We leave the coast behind and journey deep into the countryside to visit a local farm and MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience as you learn about the sustainable agriculture on the island. Connect With A Local and toast to a traditional Be My Guest experience lunch serving up Hawaiian specialties made with the freshest local ingredients. Spend the evening at leisure.

    meals Breakfast, Be My Guest
  7. Day 7 Entice Your Senses In Maui

    Warm your heart and soul in paradise, spending the day at leisure exploring Maui on your terms. This evening, sip a Mai Tai and sway to the tunes of authentic Hawaii during a traditional Luau.

    meals Breakfast, Regional Dinner
  8. Day 8 Onwards To Lihue, Kauai

    Enjoy a leisurely start to your day before heading to the airport for your short flight to the natural wonderland of Kauai. Set your watch to island time and get settled in at your beachfront hotel.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort - Moderate (Mountain Garden View), First Class (Lanai/Ocean View), Premier (Pool/Ocean View)
  9. Day 9 Uncover The Wonder Of Waimea Canyon State Park

    Drive through the island's famous Tunnel of Trees and continue to Waimea Canyon State Park, one of the Hawaiian Islands most awe-inspiring sites. Dubbed the "Grand Canyon of the Pacific" you will drive all the way up the canyon. The result of thousands of years of erosion, the canyon walls offer a canvas of brilliant shades of red, brown, green, blue, gray and purple, with shadows and light producing a never-ending show.

    meals Breakfast
  10. Day 10 Find Your Island Adventure

    Enjoy a free day discovering Kauai and its many natural wonders. Consider a helicopter flight over the Na Pali Coast and Manawaiopuna Falls or immerse yourself in the laidback lifestyle of the locals. Our island hop through Hawaii almost at its end, we join our Travel Director and travel companions for a Farewell Dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
  11. Day 11 A Fond Farewell

    For now it's a fond a hui hou... until we meet again. Take a transfer to Lihue Airport or consider extending your stay on Kauai.

    meals Breakfast
Hawaiian Discovery Moderate
Price Includes

Dining Highlights

  • 1 Be My Guest
  • 1 Dinner
  • 1 Farewell Dinner
  • 1 Lunch
  • 1 Regional Dinner
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • 10 Breakfasts

First class travel Highlights

  • Flights from Honolulu-Kona, Hilo-Kahului and Kahului-Lihue
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Explore a local coffee plantation on the Big Island of Hawaii and wonders of Manta Rays in Keauhou Beach with a Local Specialist
  • Discover Honolulu, Kailua-Kona
  • Visit Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kilauea Volcano, Maui Ocean Center, a local farm on Maui, Waimea Canyon, and Grove Farm Sugar Plantation with a Local Specialist
  • See Oahu's spectacular North Shore, Punalu'u Beach, Hawaii's most famous black sand beach frequented by sea turtles basking in the sun, Kauai's magical Tunnel of Trees
  • Connect With Locals Relish an educational farm-to-fork experience and help gather fresh produce for your al fresco lunch.
  • Connect With Locals Visit the Kona Joe Coffee Farm. Kona coffee is one of the most expensive coffees on the planet. Currently, there are only about 3,000 acres of Kona coffee plants to supply the entire world, making it a very in-demand commodity
  • MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Help support the farm-to-table movement and learn more about bio-dynamic farming in Hawaii.

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Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. To request a personalized travel quote, click "Request Quote" and a Travel Specialist will send your custom quote including airfare if requested.

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Optional Add-Ons

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Big Island

Available on Day 4

Kohala Waterfalls Adventure

Immerse yourself in Kohala’s stunning beauty and rich history. On a fun off-road adventure and relaxed trail walk, experience dramatic views of Pololu Valley, charming footbridges, historic taro terraces and intimate waterfalls. With an opportunity to swim at a waterfall, this is the perfect tour for all ages. Lunch Included.
Adult Price: $204

Kona

Available on Day 4

Evening Manta Snorkel

Participate in a feeding frenzy in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean, in the darkness of night, with creatures as large as 16 ft. across and weighing 1,000 lbs. The Travel Channel named this particular tour one of the 10 things you must do in your lifetime, and for good reason. Our Night Manta Experience is a unique and singular experience and this is the only place on the entire planet you can do it at night. Features of experience: Snorkel with manta rays…at night; Hot chocolate and cookie; Wetsuits and flotation devices provided; Snorkel gear (including Rx masks) included.
Adult Price: $127

Premium Morning Snorkel

Inclusions: Snorkel gear, prescription masks, flotation devices, snacks, lunch, shade, nonalcoholic beverages.
Adult Price: $153

Maui

Available on Day 7

Premier Snorkel Sail with Lunch

For those that love adventure and a great BBQ, this is definitely the trip for you and your family. The day starts with delicious Kona coffee, tropical juices and a continental breakfast. You will experience two premier snorkel destinations (seasonal) as our helpful crew takes care of all your needs. After dropping the anchor to snorkel, we fire up the grill and prepare a delicious BBQ meal for you right on the boat! We then open up the bar and enjoy an invigorating trade wind sail (seasonal) back to Ka’anapali. Total duration approximately 4.5 hours. (No Minimum)
Adult Price: $159

Sunrise Haleakala

Set your alarm and get ready to dress warmly as we prepare to make the 38-mile trip up to the summit of the dormant volcano known as Haleakala. The temperature stays around 20 degrees Fahrenheit, but the sight of the sun rising from 10,000 ft above sea level will soon warm you up. Breakfast Included. Total duration approximately 6 hours. (No Minimum)
Adult Price: $215

Whale watch Lahaina with Transportation to Lahaina (November - March)

Informative and fun, each two-hour classic whale watch is led by a team of Pacific Whale Foundation's certified Marine Naturalists, who explain and interpret the social behavior of humpback whales. Listen to whale songs through underwater hydrophones, watch mothers and calves interact and see males compete for females. Every trip is different; you never know what you will experience! Total duration approximately 3 hours. (No Minimum)
Adult Price: $82

Available on Day 8

Holo Holo Sunset Sail

Sail off the coast of Maui to see breathtaking West Maui coastal views. Enjoy the thrill of sailing between the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai and experience another incredible Maui sunset. Pupus served along with an open bar. Total duration approximately 2 hours. (No Minimum)
Adult Price: $96

Kauai

Available on Day 10

Kauai Movie Tour Adventure

A Kauai Movie Tour adventure for young and old, movie buffs and nature lovers! You’ll visit many famous sites on Kauai where Hollywood Blockbusters and TV shows were filmed. Your backstage pass will take you to scenic locations with your film buff guide and you’ll even view clips of those notable films. Lunch is included at Tahiti Nui, where the George Clooney film “The Descendants” was filmed. You’ll enjoy this unique tour that truly showcases Kauai’s most beautiful locales and scenic locations.
Adult Price: $170

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Carolyn Dimig
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
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Rob Rainwater did his usual excellent job of planning our trip for us.
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Unfortunately I became sick and missed the Arizona Memorial and my husband had to be transported by ambulance for a choking and breathing problem.
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