- Hawaii (Big Island)
- Los Angeles
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.
What our specialists say...
The Hawaiian Islands are one of the world's most idyllic places, from the many climatic zones of "Big Island", to the pristine beaches of Maui, and the thriving epicentre of Honolulu on Oahu. Travel to Maui and Hawaii and see humpback whales, dolphins, sea turtles and seals, whilst relaxing in this Pacific paradise.
We recommend this trip for:
- Hawaii (Big Island)
- Los Angeles
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 Maui
International outbound flight , Maui
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Maui. On arrival in Maui pick up your hire car and make your own way to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to relax.
Day 2 Maui
Spend a full day exploring everything Maui has to offer. Take a tour to Haleakala National Park to see Maui's highest peak, or visit Iao Valley State Park, home to one of Maui’s most recognizable landmarks, the 1,200 ft Lao Needle. Alternatively, you could spend time in Lahaina, which is a historic whaling village and one of the most lively spots on Maui.
Day 3 Maui
This morning join a thrilling sunrise whale watching trip. The waters around Maui are some of the most prolific for whale watching, especially at dawn and dusk when the whales are most active.
Day 4 Maui
Day 5 Maui
Day 6 Maui
Day 7 Hawaii (Big Island)
Return you car at the airport this morning in time for your flight to nearby Hawaii Island. Once on this tropical volcanic island, pick up your hire car and drive to your ocean-front hotel where the remainder of the day is free to relax.
Day 8 Hawaii (Big Island)
Today you may wish to relax in Waikoloa and observe the strange volcanic beauty of the island. You can drive north to the small town of Hawi, or south to Kona. Make sure to visit a coffee plantation for some delicious local coffee.
Day 9 Hawaii (Big Island)
Today, we recommend you plan an early full day excursion taking the southern route to Hilo and enjoying Hawaii's Volcano National Park. From here we recommend a journey through Hilo and perhaps stop at an orchid nursery before travelling via the northern route, the Hamakua coastline.
Day 10 Hawaii (Big Island)
After a day at leisure, you have a truly incredible evening activity. After dark, you have a snorkelling trip that provides you with the opportunity of getting up close to some huge manta rays. The rays feed on plankton at night, which is attracted to light, and wearing underwater lighting gear, you will witness the feeding of these majestic creatures - a truly never to be forgotten experience.
Day 11 Hawaii (Big Island)
Enjoy a full final day at leisure on the Big Island. There is plenty to do such as visiting waterfalls, enjoying a short nature trail or just relaxing on the white sandy beach.
Day 12 Los Angeles
Return your car at the airport this morning as you fly back to the US mainland. On arrival in LA take a taxi to your hotel in West Hollywood.
Day 13 Los Angeles
Day 14 International return flight
Los Angeles , International return flight
Day 15 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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