In the early morning hours as day’s light first turns from blue to gold, you’ll see dark figures in the water; diehard surfers making their way out toward the whitecaps, thrusting their shoulders through sets of waves in an effort to catch a big one.
Immerse yourself in a sensual adventure as you explore some of the most beautiful scenery in the world! Tour Waikiki and enjoy all it has to offer, from world-class shopping and entertainment to gorgeous stretches of pristine beach to lush mountainsides that slide right down into the ocean below. In the evenings, relax in accommodations that offer fine décor and services all set in gorgeous tropical settings.
Enjoy a breathtaking drive along the slopes of famous Diamond Head Crater, then continue on to marvel at the sweeping views from the lookout over Hanauma Bay. Visit the world famous North Shore surfing beaches of Sunset, Banzai Pipeline and Waimea Bay. Stop in at the Dole Pineapple Plantation and discover the history of Hawaii’s pineapple industry before taking a stroll through the Plantation Gardens to see hundreds of varieties of pineapples and plants. Get out on the water on a wildlife spotting cruise and keep your eyes out for dolphins, whales, green sea turtles and flying fish, then dive into the water for some of the best snorkeling on the planet! There are a plethora of optional activities as well like attending a genuine luau, taking a scenic helicopter tour, and visiting the Arizona Memorial and Pearl Harbor. You’ll remember your time on the beautiful island of Honolulu for years to come.
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You will be met at the Honolulu Airport and provided with a private transfer to Waikiki.
Waikiki is a vibrant gathering place for visitors from around the world. Along the main strip of Kalakaua Avenue you'll find world-class shopping, dining, entertainment, and hospitality. From Hawaiian royalty to Hawaiian regional cuisine, Waikiki continues to be an evolving expression of the ancient spirit of aloha. On these famous shores, the past and the future are uniting in fresh and surprising ways. Top places to visit in Waikiki: Duke Kahanamoku statue - The legendary Duke welcomes you to Waikiki with open arms. Kuhio Beach - Take your first surf lesson on this golden stretch of sand. Kalakaua Avenue - Waikiki’s main strip is home to world-class hospitality and shopping. Leahi (Diamond Head) - This iconic landmark silhouettes the Waikiki skyline. Kapahulu - Just minutes from Waikiki, Kapahulu offers the best in local food.
Take a 120-mile adventure around the island of Oahu with the grand circle island tour, and then enjoy a visit to the historic Dole pineapple plantation. The ancient and colourful land of Hawaii offers plenty of surprises for visitors, and this action-packed tour takes in all the main sites of Oahu island in just a single day. Pass by famous surfing beaches, spot the Amelia Earheart Lookout, established on Diamond Head to commemorate the world's first solo flight from Hawaii to North America, and see the powerful blowhole at Hanauma Bay. Sandy Beach and Makapuu Point are both paradise beaches with incredible white sand and a turquoise ocean so clear it seems to glow. You will also get a chance to snap some pictures at the Nuuanu Pali Lookout, and visit the picturesque Byodo-In Temple located at the base of stunning 2,000-foot lush green cliffs, as well as the distinctly shaped Chinaman's Hat. Finally, enjoy a trip to the Dole Plantation, Hawaii's complete pineapple experience. Here you can take the Pineapple Express Train Tour, explore the lush plantation gardens and learn about the history of pineapple cultivation and agriculture in Hawaii. This colourful tour with a sweet twist is an ideal way to get to know beautiful Oahu.
Hop aboard the Kai Oli’Oli – Oahu’s only marine vessel designed exclusively for the best ocean activity experience. Come join the fun! Ocean Joy Cruises will take you to the unspoiled Waianae coastline on the island of Oahu where dolphins, turtles and other Hawaiian sea life play and flourish. Take a dive into one of Hawaii's most secluded snorkeling spots, watch dolphins as they glide through the cool waters of the Pacific, view the most stunning scenic vistas and perhaps, even watch the most romantic sunset on Earth. A cruise isn't just about where you're going snorkeling or how many dolphins you see. It's also about the boat you're on, and it doesn't get any better than being on the Kai Oli'Oli - one of the best tour vessels in operation today. With state-of-the-art equipment, you'll most likely find yourself snorkelling with the most colourful marine life you'll ever see.
Shop, dine and play on nearly eight acres along well traversed Lewers Street which has been completely rebuilt and transformed into a colorful and spirited showcase known as Waikiki Beach Walk. Spend the afternoon walking along the shops, grab a bite to eat, enjoy a free concert. There's always something going on at Wakiki Beach walk!
Journey to where the war began and ended for the United States. This shared 6hr tour will allow you to visit Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial. Then travel across the Ford Island Bridge to the Mighty MO for a very special guided tour of the most celebrated battleship. Following your visit to the Pearl Harbor area you will drive through historic Honolulu and on to Punchbowl for an exclusive personalized tour of the National Cemetery of the Pacific by a veteran from the American Legion. After the serenity of Punchbowl, enjoy the drive through more Honolulu highlights before heading to Waikiki where you can shop at the International Marketplace or relax on the beach. (Please note that a variation of this tour is also available on a private basis if you prefer. Please speak to your Destination Expert for more information if you are interested in this).
Take advantage of the many optional tours available to get the most out of your Honolulu visit! Attend a genuine Hawaiian Luau, take a Hawaiian Helicopter Adventure, or sit back and relax on the Grand Circle Island and Pineapple Plantation tour, visit the Arizona Memorial and Pearl Harbor or treat yourself with a half day city tour of Honolulu or a VIP Polynesian Cultural Center Tour. Alternatively, escape the crowds on Waikiki Beach and take the Secret Island Beach Picnic Tour. Please let your Sales Advisor if you are interested in any of these options.
You will be met at the hotel for your private transfer to Honolulu International Airport.
Situated steps from the Waikiki Beach, the Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel (4*) offers luxury and comfort on the Island of Oahu. The hotel has 601 guestrooms and the interiors include exotic woods and Hawaiian-print accents, 42-inch plasma HDTV multimedia monitors, premium mattresses and bedding. Facilities include complimentary access to the hotel's fully equipped Precor® by Hilton fitness center, a spacious sundeck which includes a pool bar, Jacuzzi, and heated outdoor swimming pool. High-speed Internet in guestrooms is available for a small fee and complimentary wireless Internet access in the lobby, public areas & pool deck.
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