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Essential Waikiki

8 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,048

FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Discover Waikiki, hopping on one of the trolleys to see the highlights at your own pace, including marvellous views from Diamond Head and other scenic spots. Enjoy a day visiting Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona Memorial, and the National Memorial Cemetery, contemplating an important time in history. The magic grandeur of Oahu comes to life during an island sightseeing trip that cruises along the world-famous surfing beaches on Oahu’s north shore and the gorgeous waterfalls of the Waimea Valley.

A week in vibrant Waikiki is the perfect base for exploring Oahu, the gateway to Hawaii.
Relax and settle in on your first day, then go exploring with an all-day, hop-on, hop-off pass on the Waikiki Trolley. Covering much of southeastern Oahu, the trolley takes you to some of the island's best hikes including Diamond Head, and the East Oahu shore. Three different lines offer you maximum flexibility. Then explore the sobering history of Pearl Harbour at the USS Arizona Monument, the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater, and the monuments of the Hawaii State Capitol, including the statue of King Kamehameha.


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8 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,048

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Day 1

Arrive Honolulu

Enjoy a convenient shuttle transfer from the airport to your hotel.

Accommodation:   Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort

If your vision of Hawaii is sun sand and riding waves Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort is a dream come true. Stroll warm sand soft as sugar. Skim rolling waves with world-famous surfers. Race an outrigger canoe right to shore. Legendary Dukes Waikiki hosts beach boys and guests alike with local-style comfort food Hula Pie and spectacular sunsets with Diamond Head in view. No other hotels capture Waikiki Beach excitement quite like this one. Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort welcomes you to Waikiki's best beachfront with 524 guest rooms designed in contemporary island style with every room boasting either a partial or full ocean view from the room's lanai.

Meal Plan Room Only
Duration7 Nights
Day 2

O'ahu: Waikiki Trolley Hop-on Hop-off All-Line Pass

Your Great Hawaiian Adventure is Just A Stop Away! There’s more to Hawaii than just the sights, and the Waikiki Trolley can take you to places beloved by locals and visitors alike. From soaring mountains that meet the sea to historic landmarks and even exciting shopping and dining venues, the choice is literally up to you.

Blue Line: Sights and Tastes of O'ahu.
With its coastal sceneries and delicious local dining stops, the Blue Line invites you to discover the best of Waikiki’s natural beauty and culinary delights. Take a breathtaking tour of O'ahu’s southwestern shore on the way to Sea Life Park and enjoy some of the island’s local favorites at Kahala Mall, Diamond Market & Grill, or the ever-popular Rainbow

Red Line: A Story of Hawaii's rich cultural past and modern present
Hawaii has its own story to tell those who are interested in listening. This is where the Red Line shines. This line takes you through Hawaii’s cultural and historical past, from the time of kings and queens through its importance in WWII and even the cultures that influence it to this day. Truly, a Hawaiian vacation is incomplete without jumping aboard the Red Line.

Green Line: Visit Diamond Head from Waikiki.
Our newest and most unique line takes you to Diamond Head and KCC Farmers’ Market from convenient stops around the Waikiki area. It’s the easiest way to visit this world-renowned landmark!

Pink Line: Hawaii's Iconic Shopping and Dining
Hawaii is the epicenter of the Pacific, and it shows: Asian cuisine mingling with popular American comfort food, high-end fashion alongside popular streetwear that suit everyone’s comfort and style.

You can find all these throughout Waikiki, but your Hawaiian vacation isn’t complete without a visit to Ala Moana Center–Hawaii’s Center–where all things shopping and dining collide into a truly Hawaiian experience. So much so that Ala Moana isn’t just for visitors–it’s a popular shopping mall for locals as well.

DurationValid for 24 Hours
Day 3

Day of Leisure

Your day hopping on and off the fun trolley cars will have given you lots of ideas of what to see again or where to spend more time. Today might be the day to do just that.

Day 4

O'ahu: Honolulu - Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona, and City Tour

Spend the day visiting the most important historical sites and landmarks of Honolulu, Hawaii. Visit Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial, Iolani Palace, Kawaiahao Church, the Hawaii State Capitol, Honolulu City Hall, and more.

Begin your tour with a visit to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Enjoy the exhibits, galleries, and displays before boarding a Navy boat shuttle for a tour of the harbor along "Battleship Row".

Step off the boat to explore the USS Arizona Memorial, then continue to the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater. See the historical landmark against a backdrop of rolling hills and lush foliage.

Wrap up your experience with a narrated tour of downtown Honolulu. Spot the impressive state buildings and learn about the Iolani Palace, the official residence of Hawaii's last reigning monarch and the only royal palace in the United States.

Make your way to the Hawaii State Capitol grounds. See the Eternal Flame, Korean and Vietnam War Memorials, Liberty Bell, the majestic statue of King Kamehameha, and Kawaiahao Church.

Duration5 Hours
Day 5

Day of Leisure

Shopping opportunities in Waikiki abound, and you can easily spend a day to explore open-air shopping at the International Market Place, the more upscale Waikiki Shopping Plaza, the 350+ shops at the Ala Moana Center or the fabulous designer places on Kalakaua Avenue. This is the heart of Waikiki with plenty of restaurants, coffee places and novelty shops to ensure a great day.

Day 6

O'ahu: Ka Moana Luau Dinner and Show at Aloha Tower

Get tickets to the oceanfront dinner theatre of Ka Moana Luau and enjoy an evening of Polynesian entertainment and a tropical-themed buffet dinner. Sip on a welcome Mai Tai with the celebrity option. Upgrade your experience by choosing hotel transfers from Waikiki.

After check-in, head inside the venue where you can take part in a number of cultural activities like lei making, temporary tattoos, hula, and drum lessons, coconut-headband weaving and a coconut tree-climbing demonstration.

Following dinner, enjoy an award-winning production highlighting the vibrant traditions of Hawaii and Polynesia. The show navigates through Polynesia on a way-finding adventure. Your experience culminates with the Polynesian Sword of Fire dance and don’t be surprised if you find yourself as part of the experience.

Day 7

Day of Leisure

Your day on the trolley car might have given you many ideas of places to re-visit, but just maybe your last day is spent by your pool, doing some more shopping and finishing with a delightful dinner.

Day 8

Depart Waikiki

A shuttle transfer will take you from your hotel in Waikiki to Honolulu International Airport (HNL) unless you decided to extend your stay in the area.

Duration45 Minutes

Other Information





  • Shared arrival and departure airport transfers
  • 7 nights first-class accommodations in Waikiki
  • Shared Waikiki Trolley Hop-on Hop-Off Pass
  • Shared Pearl Harbour, USS Arizona, and City Tour
  • Shared Ka Moana Luau dinner and Show at Aloha Tower



  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Entrances fees to sites not explicitly listed as included
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Road tolls
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Visa fees if applicable



Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

3 Nov 2024
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