Touring Beyond with Globus
Price: $7,257 CAD Per Person
(Price per person, based on double occupancy.)
Offer: Save $900 CAD Per Couple on Select 2024 Globus Hawaii Tours
Departure Date: June 13, 2024
Return Date: June 25, 2024
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We’ve prepared everything you need for the perfect vacation—from transfers to and from your hotel to expert Local Guides and included VIP sightseeing access to the world’s iconic sites. Your Globus Tour Director is always there to help you make the most out of your free time!
Four Ways Globus Eliminates the Hassles:
- VIP Access. Skip the lines and get special treatment at the must-see attractions.
- Perfect Hotels. We’ve done the work to find just the right hotels in just the right locations.
- Tour Directors. Take your heads out of the guidebook and let expert guides make every destination fascinating.
- Transportation. Leave the navigating to us – and just sit back and enjoy the ride.
Photo: Map of Grand Hawaii Vacation itinerary
Day 1: Arrive in Honolulu
Welcome to Honolulu! Meet your Tour Director in the lobby between 3pm and 6pm.
History & tradition: Located on the south shore of Oahu, this capital city is known for its white-sand beaches, cosmopolitan shopping, eclectic dining, and famed sites. Once the home of Hawaiian royalty, Honolulu welcomes visitors from around the world to explore this tropical paradise.
Day 2: Honolulu. Excursion to Pearl Harbor
Heroes of the Sea This morning, meet with your Tour Director and travel companions for breakfast and a welcome meeting. Next, head out on a guided sightseeing tour that includes Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona Memorial and Museum, the Punchbowl National Cemetery, Chinatown, the Hawaii State Capitol, ‘Iolani Palace, and Kamehameha the Great statue. Tonight, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel.
Sacred Site: Visit the National Memorial and learn about one of the most pivotal moments U.S. history. Cruise over to the USS Arizona Memorial and pay your respects to the 1,177 crewmen that were killed here on December 7, 1941. To this day, over 900 crewmen are entombed in the ship’s wreckage 40 feet below the water here. You will also have an opportunity to visit the museum, an excellent way to learn about Pearl Harbor Day, the Japanese strategy and military craft, and the individuals involved in the attack.
Day 3: Honolulu
Island Treasures Today is free to relax, swim, enjoy water sports, or laze on the beach. Take the optional excursion to the Polynesian Cultural Center for authentic island arts, crafts, history, music, a dinner buffet, and a spectacular Polynesian show with more than 100 performers.
Explore more: Spend free time in Honolulu with an optional excursion on a sunset cruise featuring a dinner, show, and breathtaking views of Waikiki, Diamond Head, and the beautiful Kahala Gold Coast! This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO app.
Photo: Waikiki Beach, Oahu
Day 4: Honolulu - Hilo - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - Na'Alehu - Kona
Polynesian Pleasures Board a morning flight to the “Big Island” of Hawaii. Upon arrival in Hilo on the east coast, drive to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Here, see Kilauea Crater, rising 4,090 feet above a volcanic wonderland of steaming fire pits, lava tubes, and fern forests. Next, enjoy an included lunch followed by a stop at Punalu’u Bake Shop to sample the famous Hawaiian sweetbread introduced to the area by Portuguese sugar workers in the 19th century. This traditional treat is not to be missed! Continue on to Kona, your home for the next three nights.
Local tastes: Hawaiian sweetbread dates back to the 19th century with an influx of Portuguese sugar workers arrived in Hawaii. It continued in 1950 when a bakery was opened in Hilo by Robert R. Taira and his quest to replicate Portuguese sweetbread in Hawaii began. Since perfecting the recipe, the bread has grown in popularity and is a must try when on the Big Island!
Day 5: Kona. Excursion to Coffee & Macadamia Farm & Luau Hona
Feasts & Fire This morning, visit the Kona Coffee Living History Farm. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a festive luau. You’ll have the chance to learn to hula, try some traditional Hawaiian specialties, and see captivating performances by Polynesian musicians and dancers.
Local tastes: Something’s brewing in Kona in the form of a working coffee farm! Visit Kona Coffee Living History Farm for the opportunity to learn about the history of Kona’s coffee industry and the remarkable pioneers who established these farms. Experience the rich tastes and traditions of the islands where warm tradewinds and warmer traditions create the perfect beans.
Cultural gem: Join a spectacular cultural experience at tonight’s Feast & Fire Luau. Sit under the stars along the majestic Kona coast with breathtaking ocean and mountain views. Feast on island fares while dancers, musicians, and artists bring the stage to life through traditional dance, live theatrical performance, and music.
Day 6: Kona
Surf’s Up! Today is free for independent activities. Find a special place to relax poolside and enjoy the warm tropical sun and balmy breezes or enjoy an optional snorkel cruise to Kealakekua Bay.
Explore more: in Kona with an optional snorkeling cruise. This fantastic cruise and snorkel adventure shows you the Big Island’s most scenic sights and gives you plenty of time to explore its underwater side and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO app.
Photo: Palm Trees in Hawaii
Day 7: Kona - Kauai
Paradise Found A scenic flight to the “Garden Isle” of Kauai, whose lush landscapes featuring orchids, hibiscus, and plumeria are often used as a setting for Hollywood films depicting tropical paradise. Upon arrival, proceed to Kilohana Plantation and join your Tour Director, who hosts a special lunch. Afterward, enjoy a narrated train ride which takes you on a tour of the historic plantation that passes through fruit orchards, lush gardens, and tropical farmland. Next, view pretty `Opaeka`a Falls on the Wailua River before continuing to your resort.
Rugged beauty: Kauai is Hawaii’s fourth largest island and is also the oldest island in the Hawaiian chain. Known for its rugged lush landscapes, Kauai has areas that are only accessible by air or sea. This adventurer’s playground has activities for everyone!
Day 8: Kauai. Excursion to WaimeaCanyon & Kauai Coffee Plantation
Gifts from the Earth Drive to Waimea, once the Polynesian capital of Kauai and the site where Captain Cook landed in the islands in 1778. Sightseeing highlights include Waimea Canyon, the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” and Hanapepe Valley. Enjoy a stop at Kauai Coffee Plantation and learn about coffee production and the history of the Kauai Coffee Company. En route back to your hotel, see Spouting Horn, the famous blowhole created from a lava tube that sends plumes of sea water into the sky. Spend your evening on Kauai relaxing at the resort, exploring further, or indulging yourself in some souvenir shopping.
Culture & tradition: Kauai Coffee Plantation, the largest coffee plantation in the U.S. with over four million coffee trees! Learn why Kauai’s climate is perfect for growing coffee and produces some of the highest quality beans in the world. See how the coffee is grown, harvested, and roasted on the island.
Day 9: Kauai
Beaches & Breezes Spend the day as you please! Take in refreshing ocean breezes from the beautiful white-sand beaches, immersing yourself in the heart of the island’s beauty. Enjoy free time to relax and enjoy your oceanfront resort. Optional tours include helicopter flightseeing excursion to see the beauty from the air.
Explore more of Kauai up in the air! Get a close-up encounter with the wonders of the Garden Isle of Kauai including sites of many famous movies and TV shows on this incredible optional helicopter flightseeing adventure! This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO app.
Photo: Kauai, Hawaii
Day 10: Kauai - Maui
Maui Magic A morning flight takes you to the “Valley Island” of Maui. Drive to the lush `Iao Valley to see the `Iao Needle, a spectacular volcanic spire. Continue on to Wailea, your home for the next three nights. The balance of the day is at leisure.
Accommodation spotlight: Just steps from Wailea Beach, Marriott Wailea Beach Resort welcomes guests to enjoy spectacular views and stylish comfort along the water’s edge. Ignite your senses by sampling the diverse dining options, renting a private floating cabana and witnessing an occasional humpback whale. Refresh in the sparkling waters of the five resort pools or in the calm waters of the ocean. Punctuate a memorable day in Wailea Beach with a relaxing evening on your balcony or lanai; enjoy panoramic views of the vibrant Maui sunsets.
Day 11: Maui
Take the High Road Enjoy a free day in Maui. There’s plenty of time to relax and enjoy your hotel’s facilities and beach.
Explore more: in Maui with an optional Heavenly Hana tour. This cultural gem is accessible via a narrow, winding highway called the Road to Hana. A world famous 64.4-mile road, Road to Hana is marked by picturesque tiny bridges, gorgeous foliage, stunning waterfalls, lush rainforests and some of the best beaches in Hawaii. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO app.
Day 12: Maui Ocean Center
Today enjoy an included visit to the Maui Ocean Center, recognized as one of the top aquariums in the world. Isolated in the center of the Pacific Ocean, Hawai‘i’s coral reefs evolved over millions of years into a unique ecosystem populated by rare species that exist nowhere else. Plunge into the Pacific and connect with astonishing marine animals at this multi-sensory aquarium, which has been inspiring ocean enthusiasts for the past 25 years.
Natural wonders: Immerse yourself in the culturally rich history of Hawai‘i’ with your visit to the Maui Ocean Center. Explore the deep respect between the traditions and heritage of the island, its people and ocean life. From exhibits showcasing native marine species to programs highlighting the profound connection between the ocean and Hawaiian culture, you will celebrate the unique heritage of this beautiful island.
Day 13: Maui
Aloha, until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. Want to explore more on Maui? Additional nights are available for purchase.