Classic: Highlights of Hawaii Maui & Big Island (NUMB)
Countries Visited: United States Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 13, avg 10.
Meals Included: 1 dinner
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Chill out on Maui's beaches, Learn the meaning of hookipa (hospitality) at a luau, Heat things up at Volcanoes National Park, Explore Pusuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park
Ready to take a step beyond the typical relaxing vacations Well, Hawaii's here for you. Enjoy the best of the islands without the hectic resort crowds. On Maui, spend time discovering this island paradise before shaking those hips at a luau. The last few days take you to Big Island (also known as Hawai'i) to heat up your vacation (literally!) with a visit to Volcanoes National Park. We never said Hawaii was for the faint of heart.
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|Day 1||Kihei||Day 1 Kihei|
Welcome to Maui! There are no planned activities today, so check into the hotel and explore. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Kihei||Day 2 Kihei (1D)|
Today is the first of two free days to explore Maui. Opt to take a surf lesson, go whale watching (seasonal), snorkel, or just relax. Included Activities: Luau Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
|Day 3||Kihei||Day 3 Kihei|
Enjoy a second free day on Maui. Opt to travel the Road to Hana or take a sailing trip to the neighbouring island Lanai.
|Day 4||Hilo||Day 4 Kihei/Hilo|
Catch a flight to the island of Hawaii (aka the Big Island) and transfer to the town of Hilo. Transport: Private Vehicle Plane Private Vehicle
|Day 5||Hilo||Day 5 Hilo|
With free time in Hilo, opt to visit Wailuku River State Park to see the colourful mist of Rainbow Falls and the Boiling Pots, a series of pools carved by lava that give the appearance that theyre bubbling. Alternatively, check out the town of Hilo or go kayaking in Hilo Bay.
|Day 6||Hawaii Volcanoes National Park||Day 6 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park|
Take in the vast scenery and flowing lava from above on an optional helicopter flight. Included Activities: Volcanoes National Park Excursion Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
|Day 7||Kailua-Kona||Day 7 Hilo/Kailua-Kona|
Travel to the town of Kailua-Kona, stopping at Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park en route. Included Activities: Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 160km) Private Vehicle (0.50-1.00 hours, 37km)
|Day 8||Kailua-Kona||Day 8 Kailua-Kona|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.