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Essential Waikiki

Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,284

FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: The magic of Oahu comes to life during an island sightseeing trip that cruises along the surfing beaches of Oahu’s north shore and to the gorgeous waterfalls of the Waimea Valley. Discover the highlights of Waikiki via trolley, and visit the USS Arizona Memorial to learn more about the events of Pearl Harbor.


Spend 5 fabulous days in Waikiki, 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 Cemetry of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater, and the monuments of the Hawaii State Capitol, including the statue of  King Kamehameha.

Ready to get out there and explore more? An all-day sightseeing tour of Oahu welcomes you into Hawaiian culture amid the island's natural beauty. Learn how Hawaiian traditions thrive in today's islands and visit Byodo-In, a hundred-year-old Japanese temple honouring the first Japanese immigrants to Hawaii.


 

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Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,284

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Day 1

Honolulu Airport to Waikiki Accommodation

Duration1 Hour

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. Oceanfront guest rooms and Oceanfront suites feature all glass railings with unobstructed views of the ocean. Our personalized guest registration is gracious and inviting. Fun is always on the menu at Legendary Duke*s Waikiki. The Hula Grill Waikiki is a favorite for dining at sunset with spectacular views of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head. Blue Note Hawaii with over 9000 square feet of showroom space to welcome Jazz and music talent from all over the world. Each guest room features a refrigerator / coffee maker /hairdryer and iron/board. The club-level rooms on the top three floors with dedicated express elevator include enhanced room amenities and exclusive access to Voyager 47 Club Lounge for daily continental breakfast and evening appetizers with select beverages including wine / local craft beer / signature cocktail. Guests can immerse themselves in an endless array of ocean activities / Surfing / Stand Up Paddle board / experience the island culture with the hotel*s regularly scheduled cultural activities including Paddle Board Yoga / Surf Tours / rejuvenate at the rooftop Spa / Infinity Wellness and Fitness /work out at the fitness center or simply relax on the beach or at the beachfront pool.

Meal Plan ROOM and ONLY
Duration4 Nights
Day 2

Waikiki Trolley Hop-on Hop-off 1-Day All-Line Pass

Experience Hawaii from Waikiki Trolley. Cruise the streets, see the cliffs of Oahu's east shoreline from the top of a double-decker or take an air-conditioned minibus up the Pali Highway to the Nu'uanu Pali Lookout.

The Waikiki Trolley also takes you to some of the best sightseeing and scenic spots around the southeast part of Oahu. Hike up Diamond Head via the Green Line, or have an unforgettable dolphin experience at Sea Life Park via the Blue Line. And with the Waikiki Trolley's unique hop-on, hop-off system, the possibilities for planning your stay in Honolulu are limitless.

The Waikiki Trolley is a fun way to discover the highlights of Honolulu. Choose which attractions to explore with three different routes and 43 stops that allow you to experience the unique history and beauty of Oahu. Schedules and timetables can be found on WaikikiTrolley.com

Blue Line highlights: Scenic drive around Diamond Head State Monument and the beautiful East Oahu shoreline.

Red Line highlights: Drive through historic downtown Honolulu and make time to visit the museums, eat local favorites in Chinatown, and get lost wandering around the wall art district.

Duration24 Hours
Day 3

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 4

Full Day Island Sightseeing Day Trip by Bus

Uncover Oahu's majestic grandeur on a full-day excursion. Ride in a spacious, air-conditioned bus and be captivated by the unique beauty and the dramatic scenery that is found behind every corner.
History comes alive before your eyes as you weave your way up the Koʻolau Mountains to the Nuʻuanu Pali Lookout where King Kamehameha I battled to unite the Hawaiian Islands.

Shortly after, gaze at the beautiful Byodo-In Temple, a replica of the Byodo-in Temple in Japan, built to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants in Hawaii.

Cruise along 7 miles of world-famous surfing beaches on Oahu's north shore and sample the local flavors along the way.

Waimea Valley and its waterfalls await you, discover this beautiful place steeped with history, spirituality, and island traditions. Your guide will take you through the botanical gardens of this vast and tranquil setting.

Learn how deeply embedded tradition is in today's Hawaiian culture. Around the corner is the historic Dole Plantation surrounded by rows of pineapples and fields of sugarcane. Learn from your guide the rich plantation history and describe how this famously sweet plant became a symbol of Hawaii.

Duration7 Hours
Day 5

Waikiki Accommodation to Honolulu Airport

Duration45 Minutes

Other Information

DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Shared arrival and departure airport transfers
  • 4 nights first-class accommodations in Waikiki
  • Shared Waikiki Trolley Hop-on Hop-Off Pass
  • Shared Pearl Harbour, USS Arizona, and City Tour
  • Shared Full Day Island Sightseeing Day Trip by Bus

PRICE EXCLUDES: 

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Meals and beverages not specifically mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Visa fees if applicable

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

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.

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17 Apr 2023
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