Honolulu Signature Adventure

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. ... Show More »

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.

Enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance. « Show Less

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Honolulu
    Honolulu
    • Honolulu - Kahala [Airport (with Meet & Greet) ] - Vehicle/Driver(3)
  • Day 2 Honolulu
    Honolulu
    • Self-Guided - Waikiki Beach Walk
    • Shared - Paradise Cove Luau - Orchid (with Dinner) (6hrs) - Coach/Guide
  • Day 3 Waikiki to Honolulu
    Waikiki to Honolulu
    • Shared - Island tour with Dole Plantation (9 hrs) - Coach/Guide
    • Continuation of day tour
  • Day 4 Waikiki to Honolulu
    Waikiki to Honolulu
    • Shared - Polynesian Cultural Center Tour - Coach/Super Ambassador Package
  • Day 5 Honolulu
    Honolulu
    • Optional Land Activities: Oahu
  • Day 6 Waikiki to Honolulu
    Waikiki to Honolulu
    • Shared - 1/2 Day Sacred Falls Helicopter Tour (1 hr) - Helicopter/Guide - First Class Seating
  • Day 7 Waikiki to Honolulu
    Waikiki to Honolulu
    • Shared - 1/2 Day Pearl Harbor, Arizona Memorial & Punchbowl Tour (6hrs) - Coach/Guide
  • Day 8 Waikiki to Honolulu
    Waikiki to Honolulu
    • Shared - Dolphin Cruise & Snorkel Adventure (3.5 hrs) - Coach/Cruise/Guide
  • Day 9 Honolulu
    Honolulu
    • Optional Water Activities: Oahu
  • Day 10 Kahala
    Kahala
    • Kahala - Honolulu [Airport ] - Vehicle/Driver(3)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Honolulu

 You will be met at the Honolulu Airport and provided with a private transfer to Kahala. 

Accommodation: Kahala Resort and Spa

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.

Honolulu
Honolulu
Kahala Resort: Bird's Eye View
Kahala Resort: Bird's Eye View

Day 2: Honolulu

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.

Accommodation: Kahala Resort and Spa
Fresh Flower Lei Greeting
Fresh Flower Lei Greeting
Waikiki Beach Walk
Waikiki Beach Walk

Day 3: Waikiki - Honolulu

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.

Accommodation: Kahala Resort and Spa
Dole Express
Dole Express

Day 4: Waikiki - Honolulu

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.

Accommodation: Kahala Resort and Spa
Polynesian Cultural Center
Polynesian Cultural Center

Day 5: Honolulu

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).

Accommodation: Kahala Resort and Spa
Maunawili Hiking Trail
Maunawili Hiking Trail

Day 6: Waikiki - Honolulu

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.

Accommodation: Kahala Resort and Spa
Sacred Falls - Helicopter Ride
Sacred Falls - Helicopter Ride

Day 7: Waikiki - Honolulu

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).

Accommodation: Kahala Resort and Spa
USS Arizona Memorial
USS Arizona Memorial

Day 8: Waikiki - Honolulu

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.

Accommodation: Kahala Resort and Spa
Dolphin Spotting
Dolphin Spotting

Day 9: Honolulu

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.

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).

Accommodation: Kahala Resort and Spa
Ocean Kayak
Ocean Kayak

Day 10: Kahala

You will be met at the hotel for your private transfer to Honolulu International Airport

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Kahala Resort and Spa: Honolulu

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.

Kahala Resort: Bird's Eye View
Kahala Resort: Bird's Eye View
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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