Hawaiian Islands

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Hawaiian Islands

A warm 'Aloha' welcome awaits you on the lovely islands of Hawaii, with their famously idyllic beaches and beautiful scenery.

15 days from

£2,871

per person, for 2 people

Based on departing 21/09/2017 from London Heathrow Airport

View Dates
  • Oahu Oahu
  • Kona Coast, Hawaii Kona Coast, Hawaii
  • Waikiki Beach, Oahu Waikiki Beach, Oahu
  • Spouting Horn, a blowhole in Kauai Spouting Horn, a blowhole in Kauai
  • Hanalei Bay, Kauai Hanalei Bay, Kauai
  • Pearl Harbour, Honolulu, Oahu Pearl Harbour, Honolulu, Oahu
  • Haleakala National Park, Maui Haleakala National Park, Maui
  • Waikiki Beach, Oahu Waikiki Beach, Oahu
  • Haleakala National Park, Maui Haleakala National Park, Maui
  • Iao Needle, Maui Iao Needle, Maui

Itinerary Map

DAY 1 : UK - Honolulu.

Fly to Honolulu where you will transfer to your hotel in Waikiki for 4-nights.

DAY 2 : Waikiki, Honolulu.

After a morning briefing with the Tour Director, the rest of the day will be at leisure. There will be plenty of suggestions to fill the day and familiarise yourselves with Waikiki Beach and it's surroundings.

DAY 3 : Waikiki, Honolulu.

Begin the day with a visit to Pearl Harbor, site of the dramatic Japanese air attack in 1941, which drew the USA into World War II. Visit the USS Arizona Memorial, a moving tribute to the 1,102 men who died when the ship was sunk by Japanese bombs. Continue to downtown Honolulu for a city tour featuring Punchbowl National Cemetery, Chinatown, the Royal Iolani Palace and Kamehameha's Statue. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore further or relax.

DAY 4 : Waikiki, Honolulu.

Waikiki offers a wide variety of activities to choose from, including swimming, surfing, snorkelling and sailing. Why not join the Oahu Grand Circle Island tour? Major sights include Hanauma Bay, Kualoa Ranch, the Dole Plantation, Pali Lookout and Boydo-In Temple.

DAY 5 : Honolulu - Hilo - Kona.

This morning depart for Hilo and the 'Big Island' of Hawaii with its spectacular scenery, including misty plateaus, craggy cliffs, tropical rainforests, bamboo groves and lava deserts. On arrival, tour Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. See Kilauea Crater, rising 4,090 feet above a volcanic wonderland of steaming fire pits, lava tubes, and fern forests. Arrive in Kona on the sunny side of the 'Big Island' in the early evening.

DAY 6 : Kona.

The following 2 days are free to explore the charming and historic town of Kailua-Kona. Optional activities include a snorkelling cruise to the coral reef to view magnificent tropical fish, or a helicopter ride along the Kohala coastline and over the famous Parker Ranch and an active volcano. For an unforgettable adventure, join the optional afternoon excursion to the summit of Mauna Kea Crater (13,796 ft) to view the sunset, and then visit the Ellison Onizuka Visitor Centre (9,200 ft) to stargaze in the evening.

DAY 7 : Kona.

Today is at leisure to relax and explore the resort area of Kailua, situated in between Kailua Bay and the dormant Hualalai Volcano. Kailua is rich in Hawaiian history and features the historic Hulihee Palace, a former vacation home of the Hawaiian Royal Family and Ahu'ena Heiau, the well-restored personal temple of King Kamehameha the Great. This area is also known for growing the famous Kona Coffee, one of the most sought-after coffees in the world.

DAY 8 : Kona - Kauai.

This morning transfer to Kona International airport for the scenic flight to the 'Garden Isle' of Kauai. Then drive along the southern shore via Poipu Beach to Waimea. Sightseeing highlights include the 10 miles long, 3,400 ft deep Waimea Canyon, known as the 'Grand Canyon of the Pacific', the lush, fertile Hanapepe Valley and a photo stop at Spouting Horn, a dramatic blowhole. The next 2 nights are in Kapaa.

DAY 9 : Kauai.

Kauai boasts glittering waterfalls, towering sea cliffs and rugged mountains. Why not join an optional excursion including a trip to Hanalei Bay, the setting for many Hollywood films such as South Pacific? Other activities include helicopter 'flightseeing' over the spectacular Na Pali coastline. Tonight attend one of Hawaii's best Luaus, including dinner and a captivating revue of dancers and musicians. NOTE: Depending on flight schedules, the Luau may take place on an alternative day. Includes Dinner

DAY 10 : Kauai - Maui.

This morning fly to Maui, the 'Valley Island'. Then travel through lush rural countryside and along the shoreline via Maalaea Boat Harbor to Lahaina, once a whaling centre and capital of the Hawaiian monarchy. There will be time to explore this colourful town before heading to the charming resort area of Kaanapali.

DAY 11 : Maui.

A day at leisure to enjoy Maui's splendid beaches, play golf or pop into Whaler's Village for a bit of shopping. Alternatively, why not venture onto the 'Road to Hana', one of the world's most spectacular drives with its hundreds of curves, 54 bridges and countless waterfalls?

DAY 12 : Maui.

Half a day's outing is dedicated to a visit to Haleakala National Park, site of the huge volcanic Haleakala Crater, known to the islanders as the 'House of the Sun'. The stunningly beautiful scenery ranges from cinder cones to dense rainforest and in 1980 this fragile native ecosystem was designated an International Biosphere Reserve. Return to the hotel mid-afternoon and the rest of the day is at leisure.

DAY 13 : Maui - UK.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK or extend your stay in Maui and/or San Francisco.

DAY 14 : Land home in the UK.

The maximum elevation on this tour is 10,023 ft.

Hotels on Tour

  • Maui:Kaanapali Beach Hotel
  • NOTE:Accommodation is as stated or similar
  • Honolulu:Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
  • Kona:Royal Kona Resort
  • Kauai:Courtyard by Marriott Kauai at Coconut Beach

Whale Watching

Winter and early spring (January to mid-April) are ideal times to join an unforgettable optional cruise to see Maui's awe-inspiring humpback whales. Come aboard and discover the power and majesty of these mighty animals.

Internal Baggage Charge

Please note that there is a luggage charge of $25 per bag per flight levied by the airline on Hawaiian internal flights. This is payable at each Hawaiian domestic airport.

What's Included

  • VIP Private Home Pick-up Service (Terms & Conditions apply)
  • Flights
  • Accommodation on tour
  • Meals on tour - 1 dinner
  • Services of a tour director
  • Porterage
  • Transfers
  • All local and airport taxes/service charges

Holiday Highlights

  • Pearl Harbor
  • Kapaa
  • Waimea Canyon
  • Hawaiian Luau
  • Volcanoes National Park
  • Haleakala National Park

Why Book With Archers Holidays?

  • We've been part of the same family-owned company for 85 years
  • Great value holidays with no hidden costs
  • We have more touring holidays in North America and Europe than any other operator
  • Our expert Tour Directors have a 96% customer satisfaction score
  • Your holiday is fully protected through ABTA and ATOL
  • Private airport transfer included in your holiday
  • Great for single travellers
  • Save £50pp on your second holiday
Itinerary Map

DAY 1 : UK - Honolulu.

Fly to Honolulu where you will transfer to your hotel in Waikiki for four nights.

DAY 2 : Waikiki, Honolulu.

After a morning briefing from your Tour Director, visit Pearl Harbor, site of the dramatic Japanese air attack in 1941, which drew the USA into World War II. The USS Arizona Memorial is a moving tribute to the 1,102 men who died when the ship was sunk by Japanese bombs. A city tour of downtown Honolulu features the serene and dignified setting of the Punchbowl National Cemetery; one of the oldest Chinatowns in the United States; Kamehameha's Statue; and the Royal Iolani Palace - hallmark of Hawaiian renaissance architecture. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore further or relax.

DAY 3 : Waikiki, Honolulu.

Enjoy a day at leisure exploring Waikiki at your own pace.

DAY 4 : Waikiki, Honolulu.

Waikiki offers a wide variety of activities to choose from, including swimming, surfing, snorkelling and sailing. Why not join the Oahu Grand Circle Island tour? Major sights include Hanauma Bay, Kualoa Ranch, the Dole Plantation, Pali Lookout and Boydo-In Temple.

DAY 5 : Honolulu - Hilo - Kona.

Head to Hilo, commonly known as the ‘Big Island’, a captivating landscape of misty plateaus, bamboo groves and lava deserts. On a tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, see Kilauea Crater, rising 4,090 feet above a volcanic wonderland of steaming fire pits, lava tubes, and fern forests. Arrive in Kona on the sunny side of the 'Big Island' in the early evening.

DAY 6 : Kona.

Explore the lively seaside town of Kailua-Kona and choose from optional activities of a snorkelling cruise to the coral reef to view magnificent tropical fish, or a helicopter ride along the Kohala coastline and over the famous Parker Ranch and an active volcano. Take a special excursion to the summit of Mauna Kea Crater (13,796 ft) to view a Hawaiian sunset, and end the day with a visit to the Ellison Onizuka Visitor Centre (9,200 ft) to stargaze in the evening.

DAY 7 : Kona.

Today is at leisure to relax and explore the resort area of Kailua, situated between Kailua Bay and the dormant Hualalai Volcano. Highlights include the historic Hulihee Palace, a former vacation home of the Hawaiian Royal Family and Ahu'ena Heiau, the personal temple of King Kamehameha the Great. Sample the area’s famous Kona Coffee, one of the most sought-after coffees in the world.

DAY 8 : Kona - Kauai.

This morning transfer to Kona International airport for the scenic flight to the 'Garden Isle' of Kauai. Then drive along the southern shore via Poipu Beach to Waimea. Sightseeing highlights include the ten-miles long, 3,400 ft deep Waimea Canyon, known as the 'Grand Canyon of the Pacific', the lush, fertile Hanapepe Valley and a photo stop at Spouting Horn, a dramatic blowhole. The next two nights are in Kapaa.

DAY 9 : Kauai.

Kauai’s impressive blend of towering sea cliffs and rugged mountains, give way to the swaying palm trees of Hanalei Bay, setting for the classic film ‘South Pacific’. There’s an optional excursion to the bay and also a helicopter 'flightseeing' trip over the spectacular Na Pali coastline. In the evening attend one of Hawaii's best Luaus, including dinner and an entertaining revue of dancers and musicians. NOTE: Depending on flight schedules, the Luau may take place on an alternative day. Includes Dinner

DAY 10 : Kauai - Maui.

This morning fly to Maui, the 'Valley Island'; then travel through lush rural countryside and along the shoreline via Maalaea Boat Harbor to Lahaina, once a whaling centre and capital of the Hawaiian monarchy. There will be time to explore this colourful town before heading to the charming resort area of Kaanapali.

DAY 11 : Maui.

Your day is free to enjoy Maui's splendid beaches, play golf or pop into Whaler's Village for a bit of shopping. Alternatively, why not venture onto the 'Road to Hana', one of the world's most spectacular drives with its hundreds of curves, 54 bridges and countless waterfalls?

DAY 12 : Maui.

Spend the morning exploring the Haleakala National Park, site of the huge volcanic Haleakala Crater, known to the islanders as the 'House of the Sun'. A stark but sacred landscape of volcanic drama and beauty and dense, luscious rainforest, now designated an International Biosphere Reserve. Return to the hotel mid-afternoon and the rest of the day is at leisure.

DAY 13 : Maui - UK.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK or extend your stay in Maui and/or San Francisco.

DAY 14 : Land home in the UK.

The maximum elevation on this tour is 10,023 ft.

Hotels on Tour

  • Maui:Kaanapali Beach Hotel
  • NOTE:Accommodation is as stated or similar
  • Honolulu:Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
  • Kona:Royal Kona Resort
  • Kauai:Courtyard by Marriott Kauai at Coconut Beach

Whale Watching

Winter and early spring (January to mid-April) are ideal times to join an unforgettable optional cruise to see Maui's awe-inspiring humpback whales. Come aboard and discover the power and majesty of these mighty animals.

Internal Baggage Charge

Please note that there is a luggage charge of $25 per bag per flight levied by the airline on Hawaiian internal flights. This is payable at each Hawaiian domestic airport.

What's Included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • 1 Meal
  • Services of a tour director
  • Porterage
  • Transfers
  • All local and airport taxes/service charges

Holiday Highlights

  • Pearl Harbor. Visit the famous setting of the dramatic Japanese air attack in 1941.
  • Hilo. An enchanting landscape of misty plateaus and lava deserts, known as the ‘Big Island'.
  • Kilauea Crater. Take a special sunset excursion to the summit of Mauna Kea Crater (13,796 ft) in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
  • Haleakala National Park. Site of the huge volcanic Haleakala Crater.

Why Book With Archers Holidays?

  • We've been part of the same family-owned company for 85 years
  • Great value holidays with no hidden costs
  • We have more touring holidays in North America and Europe than any other operator
  • Our expert Tour Directors have a 96% customer satisfaction score
  • Your holiday is fully protected through ABTA and ATOL
  • Private airport transfer included in your holiday
  • Great for single travellers
  • Save £50pp on your second holiday

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