With up to six islands to explore, a trip to Hawaii requires careful planning so you can make the most of your time. Our specialists will work with your preferences to make sure each day of your journey includes the things to see and do that most pique your interest.
As a starting point, the itineraries below cover some of Hawaii’s main highlights and the best ways to experience them, from visiting Pearl Harbor to taking a boat trip along the Na Pali Coast and stargazing from the dormant volcano Mauna Kea. These trip ideas can be tweaked to suit you, whether you want to explore one or two islands in detail or hop between them on an all-encompassing trip.
Ideas for your trip to Hawaii
These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Hawaii, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.
Experience the glorious beaches of Maui.
Visit Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu.
Trek through lush rainforest and past waterfalls on Maui.
Swim and snorkel off the coast of Kauai.
Explore Maui's white sand beaches.
Experience the intense heat and vigour of Kilauea Volcano.
Snorkel with sea turtles, whales and dolphins.
Between January and March you can also take a boat trip on the Pacific Ocean to see majestic humpback whales at sunrise.
Some of our favourite travel guides
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