The gentle tropical breeze will kiss your skin as you gaze out over the lush volcanic interior and sparkling white-sand coastline of O’ahu from your vantage point high above the volcanic jungle at Nu’uanu Pali Lookout.
You’ll feel like you’re at the top of the world as you traverse the slopes of Diamond Head Crater and peer out over Hanauma Bay on the beautiful island of O’ahu. Visit Halona Blowhole and a serene mountain temple, and take a scenic tram ride through Ko’olau Mountains. You’ll also embark on a stunning helicopter flight over the Scared Falls, Turtle Bay and the world-famous surf beaches on O’ahu’s north shore. Pay your respects at Pearl Harbor and gain a telling insight into the historic event with a guided battleship tour, then head out on the water to spot dolphins, whales, green turtles and flying fish as you snorkel in the pristine waters of O’ahu’s western coastline.
From shopping in bustling Honolulu to exploring the remote wilderness of O’ahu’s lush interior, this incredible trip showcases the many faces of Hawaii. You’ll learn about the island’s colorful myths and legends at the renowned Polynesia Cultural Center as an experienced team of local guides and private drivers lead you on a series of authentic cultural experiences that dig deep below travel-brochure clichés. Of course, you’ll also have plenty of time to experience Honolulu’s many adventure activities and rest and recharge in the luxury surrounds of your beach resort.
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You will be met at the Honolulu Airport and provided with a private transfer to Kahala.
You will be provided with a pre-departure package which will include all necessary information that you will need for your trip including materials such as vouchers, maps, train tickets (if relevant) etc.
The Kahala Hotel & Resort is Hawaii’s reigning luxury resort, set on a white sand beach just ten minutes from the world-class shopping and entertainment of Waikiki. The Kahala Hotel & Resort is renowned throughout the islands for the sheer opulence of its newly refurbished 338 spacious guest rooms and suites. The resort offers sumptuous dining options for all epicurean tastes ranging from a la carte buffet options to traditional island cuisine in its four world-class restaurants. Visit the leisure facilities including; CHI Health & Energy Fitness Center, lush tropical gardens and the private lagoon with the resort's own resident dolphins.
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!
Paradise Cove is one of the largest and most respected luau shows in Hawai'i. Located at the beautiful Ko Olina Resort on the leeward coast of O'ahu, Paradise Cove features brilliant sunset views from 12-oceanfront acres. Celebrating the culture and history of their island home, Paradise Cove has always taken great care to preserve the special qualities that make Hawaii so unique. Designed to give you an authentic Hawaiian experience from the exciting daytime activities, to the delicious food and your spectacular Hawaiian Revue. The tour`s price include: Fresh Flower Lei Greeting upon arrival, Mai Tai Greeting Plus Two (2) Standard Drinks & One (1) Premium Drink Tickets, Orchid Luau Seating, Hawaiian Luau Buffet Menu, Arts & Crafts Demonstrations, Hawaiian Storytelling, Games of Skill and Daring in the Hawaiian Village, Shower of Flowers, Hukilau on the Beach, Royal Court Procession, Imu Ceremony, The Paradise Cove Extravaganza. Return to Waikiki.
Enjoy a full day shared tour in the company of a professional Guide as you are taken around the island by coach to see the many places of interest. Enjoy the scenic drive along the slopes of famous Diamond Head Crater. See O’ahu’s prestigious Kahala residential area. Marvel at the views from the lookout over Hanauma Bay (closed Tuesdays), see the Halona Blowhole, the legendary body surfing spots at Sandy Beach, and Makapu’u Lighthouse Point. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture one of O’ahu’s most scenic vistas over Windward O’ahu at Nu’uanu Pali Lookout. Visit Byodo-In Temple (admission included) set amidst a picturesque mountain backdrop (admission included). Visit the Kualoa ranch to learn about its history and legends where you will take a scenic tram ride and drive into the Ko’olau Mountains to a spectacular lookout overlooking Chinaman’s Hat and Kaneohe Bay. See the world famous North Shore surfing beaches of Sunset, Banzai Pipeline, and Waimea Bay. At day's end, visit Dole Plantation villages 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 (admission included). Then sit back and relax on the return journey back to your hotel in Waikiki.
Learn unique insights about the Polynesian Cultural Center with your personal guide. Treat yourself to one of the finest meals on the North Shore with your choice of four fine entrees at the exclusive Super Ambassador dining area. And throughout the day you'll enjoy the special Kukui Nut Lei greeting, VIP reserved seating at all island demonstrations, a private canoe tour, IMAX(TM) theater and front row center section seats and a backstage tour at the "Horizons" Night show. Curbside minicoach transportation from Waikiki is also included. You will choose your meal upon arrival to the Center.
Time permitting, Oahu's varying landscapes make it ideal for sports and adventure activities which range from bicycling, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, skydiving, hang gliding, triathlons and more.
If you would like, you can book certain activities in advance or sign up for activities on the ground through your lodging (not included in tour price).
This helicopter tour is one of the finest offered, and most popular aerial tour of the island. This grand adventure tours visits all the beautiful scenic locations around the island including the Sacred Falls, the Polynesian Cultural Center, one of Hawaii’s most popular visitor attractions, and the Mormon Temple in Laie. You’ll also see Turtle Bay, the aquaculture farms and Kahuku Point. Don’t be surprised if you see humpback whales offshore here during the winter months. The tour continues along the storied North Shore, with a dramatic view of world-renowned surfing spots including Sunset Beach, Pipeline and Waimea Bay. On your way over Oahu’s Central Plain, you’ll see the Dole Pineapple maze and the “birthing stones” of Hawaiian royalty. Your tour concludes with a panoramic vista of Pearl Harbor.
Journey to where the war began and ended for the United States. This 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.
Get your video and still cameras ready, because you're joining a wildlife spotting cruise where you’ll see Dolphins, Whales [in season], Green Sea Turtles, and Flying Fish along the way! When you do meet up with the dolphins and whales, they’ll stop the boat, and sit with them as your knowledgeable crew will tell you everything you want to know about these amazing and beautiful creatures. After an exciting ride up the coast, you’ll enjoy an hour of snorkeling in the pristine waters off Oahu's western coastline. Let the cool Hawaiian breeze relax your soul as you make your way back down the coast.
Time permitting, Hawaii is home to many ocean sports for those looking for an active adventure. Spend the day surfing, boogie boarding, parasailing, kayaking, boating, water skiing, sailing, snorkeling, diving or big game fishing.
You will be met at the hotel for your private transfer to Honolulu International Airport
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December 19, 2011
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December 19, 2011
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May 31, 2011
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