Day 1: Thurs., Feb. 4 – Our tour departs from Stayner, Barrie, Bayfield Mall behind Canadian Tire Store and Tour Office. Times to be confirmed closer to the date. We will travel by motor coach to Pearson International Airport for our flight departing for Honolulu, Oahu. Tour Begins – Aloha! Your adventure in the sun-drenched Hawaiian Islands begins in Honolulu. Upon arrival you’ll be welcomed with a traditional Hawaiian floral lei before transferring to your Waikiki Beach hotel. Relax and “hang loose” you are in Hawaii!
Day 2: Fri., Feb. 5 – Oahu – This morning, “Remember Pearl Harbour” as you embark on a historic journey. Begin at the World War II Valour in the Pacific National Monument to view artifacts from the attack and a short documentary on the Day of Infamy. Travel by naval launch to view the white marble-clad USS Arizona Memorial, honouring those who lost their lives in the Pearl Harbour attack. After this poignant experience, take a city tour of Honolulu highlighting the historic Iolani Palace, the impressive state capitol building, King Kamehameha’s statue and the moving National Cemetery of the Pacific, known as the Punchbowl. The remainder of your day is at leisure to explore Oahu your way. (B & D)
Day 3: Sat., Feb. 6 – Oahu – Embark on a wonderful journey along Oahu’s famous North Shore. If there is such a thing as a perfect wave, you’ll likely find it here. The large waves of this legendary surf mecca attract the best surfers. Several television series and movies were filmed in this area. A stop in the surfing town of Haleiwa will surely be a highlight as you learn why surfers gather from all over the world with waves ranging from 2 to 40 feet! Rich with island history, Haleiwa is now the social and artistic hub of the North Shore. Here you will find surfers fueling up at the restaurants in its plantation-era buildings before hitting the famous beaches of Waimea Bay, Ehukai (Banzai Pipeline) and Sunset Beach. Return to Waikiki and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure. (B)
Day 4: Sun., Feb. 7- Oahu – Kauai – A short flight takes you to the “Garden Isle” of Kauai, the oldest island in the chain. Only here, on the outer islands, can you find the timeless world of ancient Polynesia. Upon arrival, travel to breathtaking Waimea Canyon. Carved thousands of years ago by rivers and floods, each of the lines in the canyon walls represent a different volcanic eruption or lava flow. At 10 miles long, 1 mile wide, and more than 3,500 feet deep, it is considered the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific.” Later, visit the largest coffee estate in Hawaii and discover the coffee bean’s journey from tree to your morning cup. Learn about sustainability practices and taste several of their coffees. (B & D)
Day 5: Mon., Feb. 8 – Kauai – The day is yours to enjoy this beautiful island at leisure. Stroll along the beach or take advantage of your resort’s activities. You may also choose to experience the island through the eyes of Hollywood with an optional tour of the island’s famous movie filming locations. (B, D)
Day 6: Tues., Feb. 9 – Kauai -Step aboard an open-air boat for a cruise along the tranquil Wailua River. Your captain will tell stories of days gone by before making a stop to disembark for a short guided walk to the lush, green Fern Grotto. On your return boat ride, hula dancers join you to demonstrate this ancient art form, originally performed for the volcano goddess Pele. (B)
Day 7: Wed., Feb. 10 – Kauai – Maui – Board an inter-island flight to the “Valley Isle” of Maui, one of the most beautiful and popular outer islands. Visit the stunning Iao Valley and view the 2,000-foot-high Iao Needle, one of Maui’s famous natural landforms. Visit the old royal capital of Lahaina, once home of the world’s largest whaling fleets, where you can stroll through historic streets. Travel through sugarcane fields to the resort area of Ka’anapali and arrive at your deluxe beachfront hotel. (B)
Day 8: Thurs., Feb. 11- Maui – Spend a day at leisure to see for yourself why locals say “Maui no ka oi” (Maui is the best). Perhaps you will take an optional cliff-side drive on the legendary Road to Hana. Or you may choose to take a stroll along the beach, shop for souvenirs or simply relax at your luxurious Maui resort. There is no limit to the adventures you can have on this gorgeous island! (B)
Day 9: Fri., Feb. 12 – Maui – Enjoy another day in paradise. To cap off your visit, you may decide to view the sunrise from the summit of Haleakala (optional). Tonight, complete your wonderful trip with a farewell dinner, Hawaiian-style, at a traditional Polynesian luau featuring endless tropical drinks and a sumptuous feast. (B, D)
Day 10: Sat., Feb. 13 – Maui – Tour Ends. Bid Aloha to Hawaii as your memorable tour ends in Maui. Transfer to the Airport for our flights home. (B)
Itinerary at a glance
Days 1 – 3 Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort, Honolulu,Hawaii
Days 4 – 6 Kauai Beach Resort, Lihue,Hawaii
Days 7 – 9 Sheraton Maui Hotel and Spa, Lahaina, Hawaii. On some dates alternate hotels may be used.
Tour includes: transfer to Pearson International Airport, Hamilton Tours Director, Direct return flights from Toronto to Hawaii, air taxes, 9 nights hotel & taxes, baggage handling for 1 suitcase each, Inter-flights from Honolulu International Airport, 9 breakfasts, 4 dinners, admissions as outlined, gratuity for the
Collette Tour Director & Coach Drivers & HST EXEMPT.
NOT Included: optional tours
Cost per person: Twin $7440.00 & Single $9540.00
Deposit schedule: $800.00 per person upon booking.
2nd deposit of $2000.00 per person due by July 30, 2020.
Balance due in full by December 1, 2020.
This tour requires that you need to be able to participate in physical activities such as longer walking tours, walking over uneven terrain, climbing stairs and periods of standing.
A valid Canadian Passport is required for this tour with a 6 month validity
past the return date of this tour.
Travel Insurance is available through our office at the time of booking at an