Hawaiian Islands

Price per person
from £3,402

Price based on
London Heathrow
1st Nov 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 14 days

  • Hawaii

  • Comfortable pace

  • Classic escorted tours

Leaving little to the imagination, the Hawaiian Islands are tropical wonderlands of emerald valleys, cascading waterfalls and volcanic fire pits. Combine unrivalled natural beauty with water sports in Waikiki and excursions to the summit of Mauna Kea Crater and Lao Valley.

At a glance


  • Pearl Harbor Visit the famous setting of the dramatic Japanese air attack in 1941.
  • Hilo Commonly known as the 'Big Island', see Volcanoes National Park.
  • Haleakala National Park Site of the huge volcanic Haleakala Crater.
  • Kona Explore the lively seaside townof Kailua-Kona.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
  • Single share option
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Single Share available

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

Customer Reviews

excellent value. itinerary allowed free time to decide on what...

18th November 2017
Trusted Customer

excellent value. itinerary allowed free time to decide on what options we preferred (including ones not offered by archers but available from local providers)

It was a brilliant holiday and everything was well organised....

22nd October 2017
Mrs Tonya Meers

It was a brilliant holiday and everything was well organised. Betsy our tour guide was great and worked hard to make sure everyone had a good time. It was also a well paced holiday with time to spend at leisure or to go on optional excursions if you wanted to.

lovely holiday brilliant experience great tour directer; hotels very good...

17th October 2017
Mr Raymond Curry

lovely holiday brilliant experience great tour directer; hotels very good accomadation and lovely surroundings flights experience very good hawaii was a good choice,

Hawaii - Paradise Islands, opportunity to swim, surf & snorkel...

6th July 2017
Trusted Customer

Hawaii - Paradise Islands, opportunity to swim, surf & snorkel with tropical fish, turtles, dolphin's and seals. Pearl Harbour visit - very moving and informative. Star gazing - the 'dark sky' give fantastic opportunity to view the stars, planets and milky way unlike anything you could see from the UK. The islands are all different and could be classed as paradise.

Overview

Leaving little to the imagination, the Hawaiian Islands are tropical wonderlands of emerald valleys, cascading waterfalls and volcanic fire pits. Combine unrivalled natural beauty with water sports in Waikiki and excursions to the summit of Mauna Kea Crater and Lao Valley.

Total meals included:

  • 1 dinner

UK - Honolulu

Day
1

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

Your tour starts today.

Waikiki, Honolulu

Day
2

Excursion to USS Arizona. Morning orientation with your tour director. Your sightseeing excursion features the sunken USS Arizona and its impressive memorial to the men still entombed there, as well as Punchbowl National Cemetery with its beautiful views of Honolulu. Other sites include bustling Chinatown, ‘Iolani Palace, and the statue of King Kamehameha the Great.

Waikiki, Honolulu

Day
3

Today is at leisure. Your tour director will have suggestions, including activities near world-famous Waikiki Beach or a full-day optional outing to the Polynesian Cultural Centre on the North Shore, where you’ll enjoy a dinner buffet and the colourful Ha: Breath of Life stage show.

Waikiki, Honolulu

Day
4

One last day in Waikiki, the world’s most famous beach. Your tour director has ideas to make your day memorable.

Honolulu - Hilo - Kona

Day
5

This morning, depart for Hilo on the “Big Island” of Hawaii with its spectacular scenery that includes 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.

Kona

Day
6

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

Kona

Day
7

Today is yours to relax and explore the resort area of Kailua, situated between Kailua Bay and the dormant Hualalai Volcano. Kailua is rich in history, and features the historic Hulihe’e Palace, former vacation home of the Hawaiian Royal Family, and Ahu’ena Heiau, the restored personal temple of King Kamehameha the Great. This area is renowned for its famous Kona coffee, one of the most sought-after coffees in the world.

Kona - Kauai

Day
8

Morning transfer to Kona International Airport for the flight to the “Garden Isle” of Kauai. Drive along the scenic southern shore via Poipu Beach to Waimea, once the Polynesian capital of Kauai and the site where Captain Cook landed on the islands in 1778. Sightseeing highlights include Waimea Canyon, known as the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” the lush and fertile Hanapepe Valley, and a photo stop at Spouting Horn, a dramatic blowhole on the ocean’s edge. Later, arrive at your Oceanside hotel in Kapa’a.

Kauai

Day
9

Kauai has a lot to offer, and your Tour Director will suggest several optional outings for the duration of your stay, including a trip to Hanalei Bay, the filming location of many Hollywood movies, such as South Pacific and The Thornbirds. Tonight, attend a Luau feast, considered one of Hawaii’s best. After dinner, sit back and watch a captivating international revue of dancers and musicians. NOTE: Depending on flight schedules, the luau may take place on an alternative day.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

Kauai - Maui

Day
10

This morning, fly to Maui, the “Valley Island.” On arrival, sightseeing begins with a visit to the ‘Iao Valley, the “Yosemite of the Pacific,” to view the ‘lao Needle. Then, head through lush farm country and along the shoreline via Maalaea Boat Harbour to Lahaina, once a whaling centre and capital of the Hawaiian monarchy. Free time to explore this colourful town.

Maui

Day
11

A full day at leisure to enjoy Maui’s splendid beaches or to relax by the pool at the hotel. A variety of optional outings include the Road to Hana, one of the world’s most spectacular scenic drives, with 54 bridges and many waterfalls. From January to mid-April, whale watching is offered.

Maui

Day
12

Excursion to Haleakala National Park. This morning is dedicated to Haleakala National Park, the volcano known to islanders as the “House of the Sun,” and its vast Haleakala Crater. The parkland is located in a setting of stunning natural beauty, ranging from a landscape of cinder cones to dense rainforest. Return to Ka’anapali in the early afternoon with the rest of the day at leisure.

Maui - UK

Day
13

Your tour ends today.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Land home in the UK.

Day
14

Things to note

Internal Flights: 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

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.

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Honolulu: Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
  • Kona: Royal Kona Resort
  • Kauai: Courtyard by Marriott Kauai at Coconut Beach
  • Maui: Kaanapali Beach Hotel

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