Grand Hawaii Tour

February 22, 2018 to March 7, 2018

This tour is currently sold out. Please call 888.369.8785 to be added to our waitlist. Limited space is still available on our 3-island Best of Hawaii Tour!

grand-hawaii-mapWhether you’re snorkeling in Hawaii’s tranquil waters, admiring the spectacular beauty of Kauai, or just relaxing on the warm sands of Waikiki Beach, your Grand Hawaii Tour will enchant.

Feel the sand in your feet as the ocean waves roll over them, and marvel at the black-sand beaches on Hawaii’s Big Island. Watch the surfers attempt to master the waves in Waikiki Beach. Be mesmerized by the pineapple and sugar cane fields, and thoroughly savor Kona coffee, some of the best coffee in the world! Revitalize your spirit in Maui’s Haleakala National Park, with its volcanic landscapes and sub-tropical rain forest, and enjoy Hawaii’s laid-back atmosphere as you feel your senses come alive! The tropical paradise of the Hawaiian Islands awaits you!  Choose our air-inclusive package from Milwaukee or we can arrange your airfare from another departure city!

 

 

 

 

 

This morning depart from Milwaukee for the flight to Hawaii. Upon arrival in Honolulu, enjoy a traditional lei greeting, and you will be transferred to your hotel for the next three nights. After getting settled in, the afternoon and evening is at leisure.

Hotel: Sheraton Waikiki (or similar)

Today, begin with a tour of Pearl Harbor’s famous Battleship Row. Listen to a narration of the dramatic air attack of December 7, 1941, and visit the USS Arizona and the impressive memorial dedicated to the 1,102 men still entombed. You will also have an opportunity to visit the museum, an excellent way to learn about Pearl Harbor Day, the Japanese strategy and military craft, and the individuals involved in the attack. Then, on to Punchbowl National Cemetery with its beautiful views of Honolulu. Other sights include Chinatown, the Hawaii State Capitol, royal ‘Iolani Palace, and the statue of Kamehameha the Great. Tonight, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: Sheraton Waikiki (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today is free to relax, swim, enjoy water sports, or laze on the beach. Take the optional excursion to the Polynesian Cultural Center for authentic island arts, crafts, history, music, a dinner buffet, and a spectacular Polynesian show with more than 100 performers. This evening, enjoy an optional sunset cruise with dinner, Hawaiian cocktails, and splendid views of the glittering Waikiki coastline and Diamond Head.

Hotel: Sheraton Waikiki (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast

Board a flight to the “Big Island” of Hawaii. Upon arrival in Hilo on the east coast, drive to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and visit the Jagger Museum, where you will learn about this active volcano. Here, see Kilauea Crater, rising 4,090 feet above a volcanic wonderland of steaming fire pits, lava tubes, and fern forests. Next, enjoy an included lunch followed by a stop at Punalu’u Bake Shop to sample the famous Hawaiian sweetbread introduced to the area by Portuguese sugar workers in the 19th century. This traditional favorite is not to be missed! Continue on to Kona, your home for the next three nights.

Hotel: Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

This morning, visit the Kona Coffee Living History Farm, a working coffee and macadamia nut farm where you have the opportunity to learn about the history of Kona’s coffee industry and the remarkable pioneers who established these farms. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a festive Luau. You’ll have the chance to learn to hula, try some traditional Hawaiian specialties like poi, and see captivating performances by Polynesian musicians and dancers.

Hotel: Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today is free for independent activities. Find a special place to relax poolside and enjoy the warm tropical sun and balmy breezes, enjoy an optional snorkeling cruise to Kealakekua Bay, or join the optional helicopter flightseeing excursion.

Hotel: Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast

Enjoy a scenic flight to the “Garden Isle” of Kauai, whose lush landscapes featuring orchids, hibiscus, and plumeria are often used as a setting for Hollywood films depicting tropical paradise. Upon arrival in Kauai, proceed to Princeville and join your Tour Director, who hosts a special lunch while overlooking Bali Hai from the movie South Pacific. Afterward, view pretty `Opaeka`a Falls on the Wailua River and see Spouting Horn, the famous blowhole created from a lava tube. Continue to sunny Poipu Beach and your resort.

Hotel: Sheraton Kauai Resort (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Spend the day as you please! Take in refreshing ocean breezes from the beautiful white-sand beaches, or immerse yourself in the heart of the island’s beauty. No activities have been scheduled today to give you time to relax and enjoy your oceanfront resort. Optional tours include helicopter flightseeing or Hanalei Valley sightseeing.

Hotel: Sheraton Kauai Resort (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast

Today’s tour includes a drive to Waimea, once the Polynesian capital of Kauai and the site where Captain Cook landed in the islands in 1778. Sightseeing highlights include Waimea Canyon , the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” and Hanapepe Valley. Your stop at the largest coffee plantation in Hawaii, Kauai Coffee Company, includes time at the visitor center, where you can learn about coffee production and the history of the Kauai Coffee Company. Spend your last evening on Kauai relaxing at the resort, exploring further, or indulging yourself in some last-minute souvenir shopping.

Hotel: Sheraton Kauai Resort (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

A morning flight takes you to the “Valley Island” of Maui. Drive to the lush ‘Iao Valley to see the `Iao Needle, a spectacular volcanic spire. Visit Lahaina, then continue on to Ka`anapali, your home for the next three nights. The balance of the day is at leisure.

Hotel: Sheraton Maui Resort (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today enjoy the included humpback whale-watching cruise. For the rest of your day, activities abound and your Tour Director is on hand to help you plan. You may want to swim and sunbathe at the beach or hotel pool. Another choice is the “Road to Hana,” one of the world’s most impressive drives, with 54 bridges and numerous waterfalls.

Hotel: Sheraton Maui Resort (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast

The morning is dedicated to Haleakala National Park, site of the huge volcanic Haleakala Crater, known as the “House of the Sun.” In 1980, this native ecosystem of cinder cones and dense rainforest was designated an International Biosphere Reserve. There’s plenty of time in the afternoon to relax and enjoy your hotel’s facilities and beach. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. Wonderful conversation and cuisine make the perfect finale to a memorable Hawaiian vacation!

Hotel: Sheraton Maui Resort (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy breakfast this morning before your transfer to Kahului Airport to connect with your flights home.

Meal: Breakfast


Air-Inclusive Package Transportation

  • Round-trip flights from Milwaukee to Honolulu and return from Maui
  • Round-trip airport/hotel motorcoach transfers including baggage handling when purchasing our air-included package

Sightseeing and Services

  • Inter-island air in Hawaii
  • Traditional Lei greeting in Honolulu
  • Professional  local Tour Director
  • Professional driver and guide for transfers and included excursions
  • Experienced Tour Manager from Fox World Travel to accompany the group*
  • Island tour on Oahu including Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial
  • Punchbowl National Cemetery and Honolulu City Tour
  • Tour on the Big Island of Hawaii including Volcano National Park
  • Tour on  Kauai including Waimea Canyon, Kauai Coffee Company Plantation and Spouting Horn
  • Tour on Maui including Haleakala, Iao Valley and Lahaina
  • Complimentary group whale watch tour in Maui
  • Customized, informative travel documents containing all trip details and helpful planning information

Included Dining

  • Daily breakfast
  • Two lunches
  • Five three-course dinners including a Luau with Polynesian revue in Kona (subject to change)

* A minimum number of passengers are required for the Fox World Travel tour manager to accompany this group. If the minimum is not met, the tour will still include a professional local guide in the destination. Hotels, tour itinerary and tour inclusions are subject to change.

  • Three nights partial ocean view room accommodations at the Sheraton Waikiki on Oahu
  • Three nights partial ocean view room accommodations at the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay on The Big Island
  • Three nights garden view room accommodations at the Sheraton Kauai Resort on Kauai
  • Three nights partial ocean view room accommodations at the Sheraton Maui Resort  on Maui

All hotel taxes, resort fees, baggage handling for one bag per person. Similar hotels may be substituted.

Hotel Info: Sheraton Hotels are smoke free properties.  No smoking is allowed in the rooms and on the properties. To protect the smoke free environment, the hotel will post a cleaning fee, currently a $200, to the account of any guest who smokes in their guest room.

Tour-Only

Book and deposit by November 22, 2017 and receive a $420.00 discount per person
Arrange your own airfare to/from Hawaii
Includes inter-island air
Based on double occupancy

Air-Inclusive

Book and deposit by November 22, 2017 and receive a $420.00 discount per person
Airfare from Milwaukee
Includes inter-island air
Based on double occupancy

Upgrade options and extra nights available. Call for details.  (Upgraded rooms are subject to availability)

Single Supplement: $1,790.00
Triple Reduction: $155.00
Initial Deposit: $600.00 per person.
Final Payment Due:
 No later than November 17, 2017

*Above base pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All air taxes and fees of $144.10 per person ARE INCLUDED and subject to change. The price outlined above does not include:  gratuities for the coach driver, tour director or guides; meals, other than those specifically mentioned; beverages, other than included dinners; airline baggage fees; items of a personal nature such as internet/phone, laundry, passport fees, optional trip insurance, anything not specifically listed as included in the package price.

Journey’s Club Discount: Past Passengers of Globus Family of Brands receive an additional $180.00 discount per person

Early Booking Discount: Book and deposit by November 22, 2017 and receive a $420.00 discount per person

Departing from Milwaukee General Mitchell

Departure on February 22, 2018

Depart Milwaukee on United 5228 (Operated by Skywest) at 5:55 a.m. and arrive in Chicago at 6:37 a.m.

Depart Chicago on United 219 at 9:15 a.m. and arrive in Honolulu at 2:15 p.m.

Return on March 6/7, 2018

Depart Maui on United 1728 at 2:00 p.m. and arrive in San Francisco at 9:00 p.m.

Depart San Francisco on United 995 at 11:19 p.m. and arrive in Chicago at 5:20 a.m (March 7 arrival).

Depart Chicago on United 5330 (Operated by Skywest) at 7:35 a.m. and arrive in Milwaukee at 8:21 a.m.

Inter-Island flights pending

Please note: Flight schedules are subject to change and FWT has no control over flight changes, delays or cancellations.  Tickets will be non-refundable once issued. Changes will be subject to a fee plus any fare difference. Additional restrictions may apply. Flight schedules are subject to change. Fox World Travel has no control over flight or equipment changes, seat assignments, delays or cancellations. A minimum of 10 passengers is needed for the group air. Checked baggage fees may apply.

Pricing and flight options from other cities available upon request.

Optional Insurance:

Cancellation and travel protection is strongly recommended. Fox World Travel offers several plans with Travel Guard Insurance. Details and rates can be obtained from your travel consultant.

Cancellation Penalties:

  • From date of deposit to November 17, 2017: Initial deposit non-refundable
  • November 18 to December 19, 2017: 50% package price cancellation fee + airline fees
  • December 20, 2017 to date of departure: No refund

Airline tickets are non-refundable once ticketed.