Experience Collette's Hawaiian Adventure
All-in Price: $4,849CAD**
Savings: $100CAD Per Person
*Price based on March 10, 2022 departure.
Embrace the spirit of “Aloha” on a leisurely 3-island tour of Hawaii featuring 3-night stays each in Oahu, Big Island (Kona) and Maui. Remember Pearl Harbour and visit the USS Arizona Memorial. Embark on a wonderful journey along Oahu’s famous North Shore. Take in the natural beauty of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island. Admire the hula dance, an ancient Polynesian art form. Visit a coffee farm in Kona and learn about the coffee bean’s journey from tree to cup. In Maui, visit the old royal capital of Lahaina where you can stroll through historic streets. Uncover the beauty, culture and traditions of all three islands.
Photo: Local People performing cultural dance - Hawaii
Upgrade to a larger Ocean Front Premier room. These are the hotels finest rooms on higher floors with expansive views of the Pacific, surfing, and sunsets.
Day 1: Honolulu, Oahu - Tour Begins
Aloha! Your adventure in the sun-drenched Hawaiian Islands begins in Oahu. Upon arrival you'll be welcomed with a traditional Hawaiian floral lei before transferring to your Waikiki Beach hotel. Relax and “hang loose” — you are in Hawaii!
Day 2: Honolulu
Remember Pearl Harbor with a visit to the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, viewing artifacts from the attack and a short documentary on the "Day of Infamy." Travel by naval launch to view the white marble-clad USS Arizona Memorial, honoring those who lost their lives in the Pearl Harbor attack. After, take a city tour of Honolulu, highlighting the historic Iolani Palace, the impressive state capitol building, King Kamehameha’s statue, and the National Cemetery of the Pacific. The remainder of the day is yours.
Day 3: North Shore - Waikiki
Start your journey along Oahu’s famous North Shore, known for its big wave surfing. Several television series and movies were filmed in this area. A stop in the surfing town of Haleiwa will surely be a highlight as you learn why surfers gather from all over the world to ride these waves ranging from 2 to 40 feet! You may find surfers fueling up at the town's food trucks or restaurants in plantation-era buildings before hitting the famous beaches of Waimea Bay, Ehukai (Banzai Pipeline) and Sunset Beach. Return to Waikiki and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.
Photo: Waikiki Beach - Hawaii
Day 4: Honolulu - Kona, Big Island
Board your flight to the “Big Island” of Hawaii. True to its name, the island itself is larger than all of the other Hawaiian Islands combined. Although the island’s official name is the archipelago’s namesake, the Big Island is also famous for its volcanoes. The remainder of your day is at leisure.
Day 5: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park - Kona
Tour the South Coast and see the crystal clear waters of Kealakekua Bay. See the iconic black sand beaches and then discover Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park to learn about Kilauea – the world’s most active volcano. Make your way along steam bluffs, a fern tree jungle, and the Thurston Lava Tube. Pass waterfalls on the Hamakua Coast, pausing at the iridescent mist of Rainbow Falls. End your day with a visit to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory.
Day 6: Kona - Honaunau Bay - Kona
Start the day at Bay View Farm, which has been harvesting coffee beans since 1984. Tour the farm with a local before enjoying a tasting of the local brew. Visit St. Benedict’s Painted Church, built in the 1800s and adorned with vibrant frescos. Continue to Pu’uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park on the rugged coast, once the place of refuge for those that broke the Kapu (sacred law) in old Hawaii.
Day 7: Kona - Kahului, Maui - Lahaina - Ka'anapali
Board an inter-island flight to the “Valley Isle” of Maui, one of the most beautiful and popular outer islands. Visit the stunning Iao Valley and view the 2,000-foot-high Iao Needle, one of Maui’s famous natural landforms. Visit the old royal capital of Lahaina, once home to the world's largest whaling fleets, where you can stroll through historic streets. Travel through sugarcane fields to the resort area of Ka'anapali and arrive at your deluxe beachfront hotel. Tonight, enjoy dinner Hawaiian-style, at a traditional Polynesian Luau featuring endless tropical drinks and a sumptuous feast.
Photo: Maui Forest - Hawaii
Day 8: Maui
Spend a day at leisure to see for yourself why locals say Maui no ka oi (Maui is the best). Perhaps you will take an optional cliff-side drive on the legendary Road to Hana. Or you may choose to take a stroll along the beach, shop for souvenirs or simply relax at your luxurious Maui resort. There is no limit to the adventures you can have on this gorgeous island!
Day 9: Maui
Enjoy another day in paradise. Perhaps you will join an optional excursion to view the sunrise from the summit of Haleakala. Tonight, complete your wonderful trip with a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers.
Day 10: Maui - Tour Ends
Bid Aloha to Hawaii as your memorable tour ends in Maui.* Now, wherever your home is, you’ll always be part of the Hawaiian ohana (family).
Photo: Hibiscus flower - Hawaii