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Best of Hawaii First Class

10 Days 1 Country 6 Cities

Soak up panoramic views of the deep blue waters or marvel at idyllic golden beaches on this Hawaiian adventure.

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    • Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.
    • Intra-Air: Prices include economy inter-island airfares and all related charges as applicable as of 20 May, 2017 for Honolulu-Kona and Hilo-Kahului flights and are subject to change without notice. Inter-island airlines charge a baggage handling fee of USD$25 per first checked suitcase on each inter-island flight that is not covered in the prices and is the responsibility of the guest. Please reference the Terms and Conditions for more information.
    • Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.
    • Hotel Room Categories: CV: City View RV: Resort View POV: Partial Ocean View PV: Pool View OV: Ocean View DOV: Deluxe Ocean View LV:Lagoon View MV: Mountain View
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    • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
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    Oahu, USA

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    Maui, USA

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    i Flights available

    Early payment discount

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      • Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.
      • Intra-Air: Prices include economy inter-island airfares and all related charges as applicable as of 20 May, 2017 for Honolulu-Kona and Hilo-Kahului flights and are subject to change without notice. Inter-island airlines charge a baggage handling fee of USD$25 per first checked suitcase on each inter-island flight that is not covered in the prices and is the responsibility of the guest. Please reference the Terms and Conditions for more information.
      • Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.
      • Hotel Room Categories: CV: City View RV: Resort View POV: Partial Ocean View PV: Pool View OV: Ocean View DOV: Deluxe Ocean View LV:Lagoon View MV: Mountain View
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Develop an unforgettable connection with nature. From an effortless summit of the world's largest mountain to a leisurely lunch on the rim of Kilauea, walk through a real lava tube and wake to the peaceful sound of the Pacific-a tasty shaved ice and tropical time the only things on your mind.


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      Trip code: DHMF

      9 Nights

      accommodation

      14 Meals
      • 9 full breakfasts

      • 2 lunches (including Be My Guest)

      • 3 dinners

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

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        • Orientation of Honolulu, Kailua-Kona

        • See pineapple plantations, North Shore

        • Visit Pearl Harbor, Pali Lookout, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jaggar Museum, Maui Ocean Center, Thurston Lava Tube, a local farm on Maui, Waimea Canyon, Kilauea Volcano, Grove Farm Sugar Plantation


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 full breakfasts

        • 2 lunches
          (including Be My Guest)

        • 3 dinners


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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Aloha Welcome with a flower lei on arrival at Honolulu International Airport on Day 1

        • A Trafalgar Bonus - All inter-island flights: Honolulu-Hilo and Hilo-Kahului including all airport transfers

        • Your choice of three hotel categories: Moderate, First Class and Premier accommodation including two-bedded rooms with private facilities, all hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and local charges included

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Your Itinerary

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      Arrive Honolulu, Oahu – Waikiki (4 Nights)

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      Oahu Sightseeing

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      Honolulu

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      Pearl Harbor and Honolulu Sightseeing

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      Oahu – Kona – Keauhou Bay, Hawaii (2 Nights)

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      Kona

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      Keauhou Bay – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – Hilo – Kaanapali Beach, Maui (3 Nights)

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      Maui Sightseeing

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      Maui

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      Depart Maui

      Day 1

      Arrive Honolulu, Oahu – Waikiki (4 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive Honolulu, Oahu – Waikiki (4 Nights)

      Welcome to Hawaii. In the traditional Aloha spirit, you'll be greeted at the airport with a flower lei. At 6 p.m., gather for a Hawaiian-style Welcome Reception with your Travel Director and fellow travellers.

      Hotel

      Outrigger Waikiki Beach (Moderate – CV, First Class – POV, Premier – DOV)

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Outrigger Waikiki Beach (Moderate – CV, First Class – POV, Premier – DOV)

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

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      Day 2

      Oahu Sightseeing Day 2 - Oahu Sightseeing

      Begin your exploration of Oahu today. Traverse the island, passing through colourful villages, rainforests and pineapple plantations. See panoramic views from rugged cliffs like those at Pali Lookout, site of the historic Battle of Nuuanu in 1795 that united the island of Oahu under King Kamehameha I's rule. Marvel at idyllic golden beaches and look out on the world-famous surf along the North Shore. Back in Waikiki, your evening is free.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Honolulu Day 3 - Honolulu

      Enjoy a full day today to explore on your own or take part in one of the many optional activities offered. Tonight, join your travel companions for dinner featuring local fare, mai tais and sunset.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Pearl Harbor and Honolulu Sightseeing Day 4 - Pearl Harbor and Honolulu Sightseeing

      Begin your day with a visit to Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial, a moving tribute to the military personnel who lost their lives in the 1941 attack that launched the U.S. into World War II. After a drive through the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, located in Punchbowl Crater, return to downtown Honolulu to see the splendid Iolani Palace, the iconic King Kamehameha I Statue and the state capitol building. Spend the rest of the afternoon enjoying Waikiki.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Oahu – Kona – Keauhou Bay, Hawaii (2 Nights) Day 5 - Oahu – Kona – Keauhou Bay, Hawaii (2 Nights)

      Your morning begins with a short, scenic flight to the Big Island of Hawaii. Upon arrival, enjoy an orientation tour of the lively seaside village of Kailua-Kona. Kona is famous for its tasty coffee and you'll learn more about these fragrant beans at a local coffee plantation with a Local Specialist. Later, check in to your oceanside resort and meet your Local Specialist at the hotel's Manta Ray Learning Center for an exciting presentation about these large and graceful animals. In the evening, enjoy rich island flavours at Rays on the Bay with views of these resident sea creatures.

      Hotel

      Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa (Moderate – MV, First Class – POV, Premier – OV)

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa (Moderate – MV, First Class – POV, Premier – OV)

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Kona Day 6 - Kona

      Wake to the sound of the sea and explore one of the most beautiful areas in the world on your own today.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Keauhou Bay – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – Hilo – Kaanapali Beach, Maui (3 Nights) Day 7 - Keauhou Bay – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – Hilo – Kaanapali Beach, Maui (3 Nights)

      Bid farewell to Kona as you make your way to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that's home to the world's largest volcano. On the way, see the immense stretches of black sand beaches the island is known for and enjoy a stop at the southernmost bakery in the United States. In the park, learn about the fiery geology of the islands and walk through a real lava tube followed by a visit to an interpretive museum. Afterward, enjoy lunch at The Rim restaurant, offering unparalleled views of the Kilauea caldera. Later, travel to Hilo where you board your flight to Maui, the Valley Isle. Formerly a royal retreat, magnificent Kaanapali Beach is often ranked as one of America's finest beaches. Check in to your beachfront resort and relax for the evening.

      Hotel

      Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa (Moderate – RV, First Class – POV, Premier – OV)

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Hotel

      Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa (Moderate – RV, First Class – POV, Premier – OV)

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Maui Sightseeing Day 8 - Maui Sightseeing

      This morning, travel along the coast to the Maui Ocean Center. Here you'll be introduced to the center's conservation naturalists who are passionate in sharing the underwater world with you. The center is home to the world's largest collection of live Pacific corals, elusive Hawaiian green sea turtles, sharks and thousands of vibrant tropical fish. Next, head into the countryside to visit a local farm and learn about the sustainable agriculture on the islands. Then toast your host with a glass of wine and indulge in a Be My Guest lunch serving up Hawaiian specialities made with the freshest local ingredients. This evening enjoy the sunset from your resort, stroll over to nearby Whalers Village or venture into old town Lahaina to try one of the many festive restaurants.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Maui Day 9 - Maui

      Enjoy a full free day in paradise as you chart your own course through Maui's wonderlands. Join your travelling companions this evening for a lively Hawaiian Luau and Farewell Dinner, featuring a Hawaiian feast and tropical cocktails with the songs and dances of old Hawaii and the South Pacific.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Depart Maui Day 10 - Depart Maui

      A hui hou... until we meet again. Take your transfer to the airport or extend your stay in Maui.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 10

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/nz/tours/best-of-hawaii-first-class for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Be My Guest
        Meet Ancil for an educational farm-to-fork experience and help gather fresh produce for your al fresco lunch

      • Hidden Treasures
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

      • Local Specialists
        Discover Kona coffee on a plantation tour and see a special presentation on the island's manta rays

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.


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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Orientation of Honolulu, Kailua-Kona

        • See pineapple plantations, North Shore

        • Visit Pearl Harbor, Pali Lookout, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jaggar Museum, Maui Ocean Center, Thurston Lava Tube, a local farm on Maui, Waimea Canyon, Kilauea Volcano, Grove Farm Sugar Plantation


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 full breakfasts

        • 2 lunches
          (including Be My Guest)

        • 3 dinners


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      What's Included

      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Aloha Welcome with a flower lei on arrival at Honolulu International Airport on Day 1

        • A Trafalgar Bonus - All inter-island flights: Honolulu-Hilo and Hilo-Kahului including all airport transfers

        • Your choice of three hotel categories: Moderate, First Class and Premier accommodation including two-bedded rooms with private facilities, all hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and local charges included

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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      The Trafalgar Experience

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      Enjoy the wonder of travel, crisscrossing the globe through the seasons. On effortless adventures in breathtaking new horizons, forge lifelong friendships and memories. Our lovingly crafted itineraries are a fascinating mosaic of cultures, flavours, festivals and local stories. We’re with you all the way, guiding you and ensuring you experience the real thing: the sheer love of travel, entirely hassle-free.


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      Once you've packed your suitcase, we take care of the rest, removing all your concerns so that you can be secure in the knowledge that an award-winning global company with an impeccable reputation has taken care of every little detail. We arrange everything you'll need along your journey - meals, accommodation and travel logistics, because we are with you all the way. Travel the world with peace of mind, knowing you’re in the hands of Trafalgar.


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 56 Reviews

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        Service:

        Service rating : Tour Director was excellent, but hotels weren't the best. The hotel on the big island, Sheraton, was old and rundown, plus it was in the middle of no where. Both the condition of the hotel and location were poor. I personally didn't like the farm visit since I have lived on a

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        Service rating : We seemed to have a lot of slow time. For example, it took all day to reach Kona for a flight of less than an hour. Time was geared to those spending money of side trips, which seemed very high priced.Product : We did see 3 Islands and got a flavor of what each has to offer.

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        Service rating : Our Trafalgar trip was excellent from the lei greeting at the airport to the very end with a luau celebration on the last night. Our tour guide, Michael was a wealth of knowledge on the islands and the people of Hawaii. The accommodations were excellent and the food at all of

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        yes we recommend,they need more time on beach tours

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        Service rating : The trip was well planned and the guide (Tom) was great. He kept everyone on time and had great knowledge of Hawaii, its culture and people.Product : The trip was well planned and the guide (Tom) was great. His vast knowledge of Hawaii, its culture and people added to the trip.

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