Hawaii

Aloha!

Welcome to the fascinating Hawaiian Islands where surfing beaches contrast with volcanic vistas. Oahu is where the timeless radiance of the islands meets the modern luxuries of today, with its white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. The island is home to the sophisticated Honolulu and to the famous Waikiki beach where impetuous surfers ride the waves. Hawaii’s natural beauty is breathtaking: clear waters, golden sandy coves, tropical rainforests, verdant golf courses and snow capped mountains.

ITINERARY

6 DAYS
173 nm

ROUTE

Kailua Kona Harbor to Honolulu

HIGHLIGHTS

Beach
Diving
Wildlife Viewing
Golf

BEST PERIOD

April/May and September/October

DAY 1
Kailua Kona Harbor(departure) to Kawaihae(arrival)

  • Total distance40 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration3 hours

HIGHLIGHTS

Cultural sightseeing Visit the Puʻukohola Heiau National Historic Site and explore the stories of the war god, Kukaʻilimoku atop Puʻukohola.

Scuba diving Dive into the crystal clear blue water and discover the huge variety of fish and invertebrates, green sea turtles, white-tip reef sharks, manta and eagle rays, Hawaiian spinner dolphins, Humpback whales, and more.

DAY 2
Kawaihae(departure) to Maui(arrival)

  • Total distance47 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration3 hours

HIGHLIGHTS

Nightlife Soak up Hawaiian history and culture at the 3-hour Old Lahaina Luau in Maui. Enjoy hula dancing, an oceanfront setting and fresh island fillets, as well as other traditional dishes.

Scuba diving Dive or snorkel the waters of Molokini - Inside this ancient volcanic caldera that rises up out of the sea, over 200 different species of fish inhabit Molokini Crater including manta rays, sea urchins, eels, or even a harmless shark.

Wildlife viewing Visit the Haleakala Crater (Haleakala National Park) - A dormant volcano measuring 10,000 feet above sea level, it is Maui's highest point.

DAY 3
Maui(departure) to Lanai(arrival)

  • Total distance25 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration2 hours

HIGHLIGHTS

Beach On the northern coast, Polihua Beach and Shipwreck Beach offer secluded sands fit for romantics.

Golf Relax and play some golf at the Experience at Koele and the Challenge at Manele.

Hiking On a clear day, spend the afternoon on the Munro Trail - a circuitous path that offers the only chance to see all six Hawaiian islands at once.

DAY 4
Lanai(departure) to Molokai(arrival)

  • Total distance18 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration1 hour

HIGHLIGHTS

Hotspot Ride the mules to Kalaupapa and descend 1,700 feet down the world’s tallest sea cliffs on a mule.

Scuba diving Molokai’s southern shore is home to Hawaii’s longest continuous fringing reef at 28 miles long. Discover full of natural “finger” coral, stony coral and an abundance of reef fish when the water is calm.

Wildlife viewing From December to May, humpback whales call Hawaii home. Lanai offer some of the best whale watching in the world

DAY 5
Molokai(departure) to Waikiki(arrival)

  • Total distance36 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration2 hours

HIGHLIGHTS

Beach Waikiki has a series of beaches, almost all ideal for swimming and other types of water sports.

Cultural sightseeing Stopover at the Diamond Head Crater - known in Hawaiian as Le'ahi, is the extinct volcano on the east end of Waikiki and is often a symbol of the city.

Wildlife viewing Visit the Kapiolani Park and Queen Kapiolani Garden.

DAY 6
Waikiki(departure) to Honolulu(arrival)

  • Total distance7 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration1 hour

HIGHLIGHTS

Cultural sightseeing Visit the Honolulu Museum of Art – The museum has a permanent collection that includes 50,000 pieces spanning 5,000 years.

Restaurant Book a table at Haleiwa Joe’s - Take in the North Shore's relaxed lifestyle at this fantastic eatery and be sure to sample terrific seafood and steak entrees.

Shopping Ala Moana Center, commonly known simply as Ala Moana, is the largest shopping center in Hawaii. It is also the largest open-air shopping center in the world.

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