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Hawaii: Oahu, the Big Island & Maui

11 days |  14 days with Kauai extension
11 days |  14 days with Kauai extension
Group size1535 travelers
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Find paradise on Earth amid Hawaii’s natural and cultural splendor.

Cross the Pacific to discover a state unlike any other. From the pristine beaches to the towering volcanoes, Hawaii’s natural beauty is spellbinding. Set foot on the shores of Oahu to pay tribute to those lost in Pearl Harbor, sip local coffee near historic craters in Kona, and discover Maui’s colorful aquatic life.

Your tour package includes

  • 9 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 3 lunches
  • 3 dinners with beer and wine
  • 1 tasting
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Included highlights

  • Pearl Harbor
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Pu‘uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
  • Kona coffee tasting
  • Halekala National Park
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Honolulu, Oahu3 nights
Day 1: Arrival in Honolulu
Included meal: Welcome dinner

Welcome to Hawaii! Arrive in Honolulu and transfer to your hotel in Waikiki.

Tonight, sit down to a welcome dinner with your group.

Day 2: Sightseeing tour of Oahu
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

This morning, explore Polynesian culture and visit Pearl Harbor, the site of the surprise military attack that led to the United States’ entry to WWII.

  • Stop by the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum to learn about Hawaiian culture.
  • View a short film on the site’s tragic history at the Pearl Harbor Memorial Theater.
  • Take a short boat ride to the USS Arizona memorial site for a one-hour guided tour (weather permitting).
  • Sit down at a local restaurant for an included lunch.

Head toward Oahu’s eastern shore for a guided sightseeing of the island.

  • Stop at Nu‘uanu Pali, where Kamehameha I fought to conquer Oahu.
  • Try to spot the island of Molokai in the distance from Makapu‘u Point.
  • Pass by beautiful Hanauma Bay to see Halona Blowhole and the surrounding natural rock formations.
  • Take in views of Diamond Head, the island’s towering volcanic ash cone.

Please note: The order of activities is subject to change. Due to dock damage and other on-site restrictions the boat taxi to the USS Arizona is not guaranteed.

Day 3: Free day in Honolulu
Included meal: Breakfast

Enjoy a full free day to explore Honolulu on your own, or add an excursion.

Honolulu Sunset Cruise & Dinner

From $239 per person

Hilo, Hawaii1 night
Day 4: Flight to Hilo & sightseeing tour
Included meal: Breakfast

This morning, board your flight to Hilo, the largest city on the Big Island.

Then, join your Tour Director to explore the city.

  • See Waianuenue Falls, a roaring waterfall where visitors can often spot a rainbow in the surrounding mist.
  • Walk through Liliuokalani Park and Gardens to see the Japanese style architectural elements.
  • View Coconut Island.
  • Walk through the local marketplace where you’ll have free time to visit some of the shops.

Enjoy a free afternoon to explore Hilo.

Kona, Hawaii2 nights
Day 5: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park & Pu‘uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park visits
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Tasting

En route to Kona, head south to discover some of the island’s most beautiful parks.

  • Peer into the Kilauea Caldera, the island’s most active volcano and is said to be the home of Pele, the Hawaiian Goddess of Fire.
  • Enjoy an included lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Stop at Punalu‘u Beach to try to spot turtles sunning themselves on the black, sandy shores.
  • Step into a local coffee shop for a tasting of the island’s famous coffee.
  • Enter the Pu‘uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, one of the most sacred heiau (places of worship) on the islands.
Day 6: Free day in Kona
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Spend a free day in Kona or add an excursion.

Sit down for an included dinner at an authentic Hawaiian luau this evening.

Kealakekua Catamaran Cruise & Snorkeling

From $255 per person

Ka'anapali, Maui3 nights
Day 7: Flight to Maui
Included meal: Breakfast

After a quick flight to Maui, transfer to Ka`anapali. Enjoy a free time for the rest of the day to explore the island at your leisure.

Please note: Depending on flight availability, the flight to Maui may take place in either the morning or afternoon.

Day 8: Haleakala National Park visit
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Tasting

Experience the culture and customs of Maui’s southeastern side.

  • Stop at the Haleakalā National Park Visitor Center, located 9,740 feet above sea level, to view the impressive crater.
  • Enjoy an included barbecue lunch.
  • Visit a farm on the slopes of Haleakala, where the higher elevation allows for a wider variety of crops and spectacular views of Maui and the ocean
  • Learn about the growing cycle of pineapples and cultivation techniques followed by a tasting of the delicious fruit.
Day 9: Free day on Maui
Included meals: Breakfast, Farewell dinner

Enjoy a full free day on Maui or add an excursion.

This evening, rejoin your group to celebrate your trip with a farewell dinner.

Maui Chocolate Tour & Tasting

From $189 per person

Overnight Flight1 night
Day 10: Departure
Included meal: Breakfast

Enjoy a free morning in Maui. Then, transfer to the airport for your flight home or continue your tour in Kauai.

Arrive Home
Day 11: Arrive home

Arrive home this morning.

Extension to Kauai
Nicknamed the Garden Island, Kauai is covered in lush rainforest and rolling volcanic landscapes that beg to be explored. It's also known as the most laid-back of all the islands and home to the breathtaking Waimea Canyon.
Kauai3 nights
Day 10: Flight to Kauai
Included meal: Breakfast

Fly to Kauai this morning and settle in to your hotel.

Day 11: Free day in Kauai
Included meal: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day to soak in the sun on Kauai's stunning beaches or explore the island at your leisure.

Day 12: Waimea Canyon & Hanapepe Valley
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Learn the incredible natural history of Kauai, Hawaii’s oldest and greenest island.

  • Visit Waimea Canyon, the “Grand Canyon of Hawaii,” and see its incredible valleys from multiple vantage points.
  • Stop in the historic town of Koloa where commercial sugar production got its start before spreading to the other islands.
  • After an included lunch, head to Hanapepe Valley Lookout for incredible views the lush valley and dramatic mountains.
Overnight Flight1 night
Day 13: Departure
Included meal: Breakfast

Enjoy a free morning in Kauai before transferring to the airport for your flight home.

Arrive Home
Day 14: Arrive home

Arrive home today.

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Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars

Overall rating 4.5 out of 5

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    5 out of 5 stars

    11/2/23 by 24th-time traveler Anonymous

    5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful trip and guide!
    4/4/24 by 1st-time traveler Darlene

    Ehitu was knowledgeable and the tour was exceptional. He gave so much to theMaui resort was the best, and so beautiful! The volcanos, the beautiful and professional tour makes this memories of a lifetime!

    EF Go Ahead Tours replied on 7/2/24

    It sounds like you had an incredible experience wi...

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    5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful Hawaii!!!
    5/16/24 by 3rd-time traveler Margaret

    This was a fabulous tour! Our guide Will McGough was a great guide! Informative, kind, patient and fun! The Islands were beautiful! We enjoyed everything on this tour! Swimming with sea turtles off the resort beach in Maui was amazing! Our fellow travelers couldn’t be nicer! I highly recommend this...

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    Hotels, flights & FAQ

    Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.

    Hotels

    We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
    Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach
    Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach

    This beachside hotel is located in the heart of Honolulu. Guests enjoy the outdoor pool, on-site cafe and market, and fitness center. Nearby you'll fi...

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    Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
    Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

    This oceanfront hotel is located in quaint Hilo Town. Guests enjoy a freshwater pool, views of the Pacific, and on-site restaurant and lounge. Nearby,...

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    Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
    Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel

    This beachfront hotel is located on Kamakahonu Beach on Kona. Guests enjoy the outdoor infinity pool, private balconies and beachside cabanas. Nearby ...

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    Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa
    Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

    This tropical themed hotel is located overlooking Ka'anapali Beach on the island of Maui. Guests enjoy on-site water facilities, several on-site resta...

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    Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay
    Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay

    This oceanfront hotel is located in Kauai Wailua Bay in the town of Hana. Guests enjoy an outdoor pool, private beach access, and on-site restaurant. ...

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    Flights

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