***The order of the day by day itinerary may change due to scheduling of day tours
Start your trip with an airport pick-up on Day 1. Snorkel in famously crystalline Hanauma Bay on Day 2, teeming with marine life. Hike to a hidden waterfall on Day 3 and go for a sailing adventure on Day 4, passing stunning natural wonders. Learn about Hawaiian history on Day 5 with a Pearl Harbor tour. Enjoy a free day on the beautiful beaches of Honolulu on Day 6 before ending with a Honolulu Airport drop-off on Day 7.
Day by Day Itinerary:
Day 1: Honolulu Airport Pick-up
As you arrive at Honolulu International Airport today, you will be greeted at baggage claim to be transferred to your accommodation for check-in. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to get settled in and take in the amazing Hawaiian beach vibes and landscapes. Overnight in Honolulu.
Day 2: Hanauma Bay Snorkel Experience (B)
After breakfast, it is time to start enjoying the pristine Hawaiian waters. Today you will be picked up from your accommodation for a transfer to the amazing Hanauma Bay, one of the most visited natural attractions in the State of Hawaii. Located within an ancient volcano crater, its shallow, transparent and inviting waters, brimming with marine life, have been attracting millions of snorkelling and scuba diving enthusiasts for years. The bay is located on the east side of the island, within what is undoubtedly the most beautiful and scenic part of Oahu. A visit to Hanauma Bay is unforgettable. The shallow waters and abundance of fish have earned it a reputation as the epitome of the Hawaiian experience.
As you travel to this paradisiac place, your experienced driver will give a verbal tour of points of interest, tips, and instructions on adjustment of the equipment, snorkeling safety, and information about the Bay (including tips on where to see the most fish).
The tour allows for 2-2.5 hours of swim/snorkel time at the Bay, allowing you to discover its underwater beauties. With a free Fish Identification card, you can recognize and identify the many fish that live in these crystalline waters.
After the tour you will be dropped off at your accommodation. Enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure and overnight in Honolulu.
Day 3: Waterfall Hike (B)
After discovering Hawaii’s underwater gems, it’s time to explore the hidden hiking treasures of Oahu's lush volcanic rainforest. This morning you will begin this moderate 2-mile guided hike where you can explore 75 acres of private sacred land.
Experience the majestic beauty of a towering 200-foot private waterfall, cross through tranquil streams and picturesque pools, and view ancient lo'i (rock terraces) and lush tropical vegetation of Hawaii's paradise.
With average year-round temperatures of 80 degrees (cooler in the rainforest), refreshing trade winds, and two volcanic mountain ranges, Oahu is a hiker's paradise.
After this amazing jungle adventure, return to your accommodation and enjoy another evening at your leisure in paradise. Overnight in Honolulu.
NOTE: This is a mild to moderate hike over dirt trail. Hiking time is approximately 1.5 hours.
Day 4: Kualoa Ranch Ocean Experience (B)
Enjoy a day at sea to discover Hawaii from a different point of view. Ride across the historic Moli’i Fishpond to Secret Island, where you will board a very comfortable 49-passenger catamaran, which will take you to beautiful Kaneohe Bay and past the famous Mokoli’i Island (Chinaman’s Hat) and Hokule’a beach, the ceremonial home of the first modern replica of an ancient sailing canoe. The views of Kualoa and Koolau mountains from the ocean are unmatched. After the boat ride, you will be transferred back Honolulu to spend the rest of the day at your leisure and overnight.
Day 5: Pearl Harbor Experience (B)
Today you will experience the legacy of Pearl Harbor and learn about Hawaii’s critical role during this turn of events that reshaped world history. On this guided tour of Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona Memorial, and other historic Honolulu landmarks, you will see firsthand what happened on December 7, 1941 and how it greatly impacted the outcome of World War II. Overnight in Honolulu.
Day 6: Honolulu Free Day (B)
Enjoy a full day at your leisure to explore the island, relax on the beach, or take on one of the many fun optional activities that Honolulu has to offer. Overnight in Honolulu.
Day 7: Honolulu Airport Drop-Off (B)
All good things must end. Today you will be picked up from your accommodation for a transfer to Honolulu International Airport. We wish you a safe journey onwards!