Hawaiian Discovery

October 27 – November 7, 2024, 2024

Starting at $5999 per person, double occupancy

Hawaiian Discovery

October 26 – November 7, 2024

Highlights

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Flights from Honolulu-Kona, Hilo-Kahului and Kahului-Lihue

Itinerary

DAY 1: 27 OCTOBER 2024
A Warm Welcome To Honolulu Embrace a tropical state of mind on this uplifting encounter with the best Hawaii has to offer. Your first brush with traditional Hawaiian hospitality begins this evening when you join your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a local-style Welcome Reception.

Meal(s):Welcome Reception
Hotel(s): The Twin Fin Waikiki, First Class
(Partial Ocean View), Premier (Ocean View)

DAY 2: 28 OCTOBER 2024
Discover The History Of Honolulu
There’s no better place to learn about history on your Hawaii tour than visiting where events occurred. Today, pay homage to the thousands of brave soldiers who lost their lives in the surprise military strike at Pearl Harbor visiting Pearl Harbor National Memorial and the USS Arizona Memorial. Continue through the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, located in Punchbowl Crater, and to downtown Honolulu to connect with the spiritual epicenter of Hawaii. On your walking tour, see Iolani Palace, the former home of Hawaii’s last-reigning monarchs and the only royal palace in the United States, as well as the King Kamehameha I Statue and the State Capitol Building. Kick back in your hotel overlooking Waikiki Beach or get out and explore the shore.

Meal(s):Welcome Reception
Hotel(s): The Twin Fin Waikiki, First Class
(Partial Ocean View), Premier (Ocean View)

DAY 3: 29 OCTOBER 2024
Journey To The Big Island
Fly to the Big Island of Hawaii and arrive in the charming town of Hilo. Next, visit the UNESCO listed Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to learn about the geology of the island and the significance volcanoes have played
in the creation of the Hawaiian islands as well as the legend of Pele the Goddess of Fire. We continue along the coast to Punalu’u Beach park, famous for its black sand and Hawaiian green sea turtles. This evening as we arrive in Kailua Kona you are free to soak in the surroundings on your own terms.
Meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel(s): Outrigger Kona Resort & Spa First
Class (Partial Ocean View), Premier (Ocean
View)

DAY 4: 30 OCTOBER 2024
Play Your Way In Kona
Get ready to embrace your outdoor adventurer on an invigorating day on your Hawaii tour exploring the Big Island on your own or with an Optional Experience. Take in Kohala’s beauty and history on a fun, offroad
adventure and relaxed trail walk to a hidden waterfall and scenic overlook of Pololu Valley. You’ll love trekking across bridges and past bright green taro terraces. Finish the adventure cooling off in a waterfall. Or, discover what’s beneath these gorgeous waters with a snorkeling trip in the pristine Puʻuhonua O Honaunau (The Place of Refuge) and Kealakekua Bay (Captain Cooks Monument) featuring lava tubes and
sea caves or on a Night Manta Experience viewing the incredible feeding frenzy in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel(s): Outrigger Kona Resort & Spa First
Class (Partial Ocean View), Premier (Ocean
View)

DAY 5: 31 OCTOBER 2024
Experience The Sights, Flavours And Wildlife Of Hawaii
Dive into marine life learning about the second largest rays in the world, the mobula alfredi manta rays. On a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience, visit the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park’s Sea Salt farm to learn about the importance of salt in Hawaiian culture and how it’s produced from the deep ocean water,
drawn from 2,200 feet below the surface. Watch the salt production process and enjoy a curated tasting to explore the flavor profiles of this Hawaiian Sea Salt. Then, journey to the unique Kona Joe coffee plantation, discovering how some of the world’s best coffee is grown and roasted. This evening, lose yourself in the moment as we embrace the tradition of the Hawaiian Luau and enjoy a dinner featuring local flavors and tropical cocktails.
Meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel(s): Outrigger Kona Resort & Spa First
Class (Partial Ocean View), Premier (Ocean
View)

DAY 6: 01 NOVEMBER 2024
Explore The Natural Wonder Of Maui
Maui. An island where dormant volcanos, black sand beaches and whale watching lure explorers just like you. Start your discovery with a Be My Guest experience at O’o Farms, a local sustainable farm in the high country of Maui. Have a delicious and healthy farm-to-fork experience helping to gather fresh produce for your al fresco lunch. Then journey to our resort on stunning Kaanapali beach. As the sun sets over the Pacific, take a gentle stroll to nearby Whalers Village or enjoy a relaxing beach stroll.
Meal(s):Breakfast, Be My Guest
Hotel(s): Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
First Class (Partial Ocean View), Premier
(Ocean View)

DAY 7: 02 NOVEMBER 2024
Entice Your Senses In Maui
Unlock the natural beauty of paradise, charting your own course through Maui’s landscapes. This evening, enjoy a dinner featuring local flavors. You’ll love making the most of your stay at Hyatt Regency Maui
Resort and Spa cooling off in their half-acre pool or Maui’s only oceanfront full-service spa and salon, rooftop stargazing or oceanfront golf.
Meal(s):Breakfast, Be My Guest
Hotel(s): Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
First Class (Partial Ocean View), Premier
(Ocean View)

DAY 8: 03 NOVEMBER 2024
Onwards To Lihue, Kauai
After a leisurely morning on the Valley Isle, jet off to Kauai where you’ll spend the next three nights admiring the natural surroundings. Kuai, at over six million years old, is the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands and boasts the only navigable rivers in the state of Hawaii. It is also the northernmost island in the Hawaiian chain, which is the most isolated inhabited land mass. Start this next leg of your journey relaxing in your hotel’s infinity-edge pool, kicking back with a Mai Tai in their oceanfront bar or dining at their onsite Moa
Moa Hawaiian Fish House.
Meal(s):Breakfast
Hotel(s): Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach
Resort – First Class (Lanai/Ocean View),
Premier (Pool/Ocean View)

DAY 9: 04 NOVEMBER 2024
Uncover The Wonder Of Waimea
Canyon State Park There’s no better place to learn about Kauai’s land than Grove Farm, a beautifully preserved one-hundred-acre homestead in the center of Lihue. Enjoy a private, guided tour of the original plantation main house, as well as other resident and plantation workers’ housing camp dating back to the 1870’s. Continue all the way up to Waimea Canyon State Park. The result of thousands of years of erosion, the canyon walls offer a canvas of brilliant shades of red, brown, green, blue, gray and purple, with shadows and light producing a never-ending show. Cap off your day driving through the island’s
famous Tunnel of Trees with a stop at Spouting Horn blowhole, one of the most photographed spots on Kauai.
Meal(s):Breakfast
Hotel(s): Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach
Resort – First Class (Lanai/Ocean View),
Premier (Pool/Ocean View)

DAY 10: 05 NOVEMBER 2024
Find Your Island Adventure
Kauai’s natural treasures are yours to explore during this full free day. Feel like you’ve stepped onto the big screen on an Optional Experience Kauai Movie Tour adventure. Your backstage pass will take you to many famous sites on Kauai where Hollywood Blockbusters and TV shows were filmed while viewing clips of those notable films. On your final night on Kauai on your Hawaii tour, toast to the incredible sights of the islands with your fellow travelers over a Farewell Dinner.
Meal(s):Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Hotel(s): Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach
Resort – First Class (Lanai/Ocean View),
Premier (Pool/Ocean View)

DAY 11: 06 NOVEMBER 2024
A Fond Farewell
For now it’s a fond a hui hou… until we meet again. Make your way to Lihue Airport
Guest are to depart out of Lihue at Lihue Airport (LIH).
Meal(s):Breakfast

PRICE based on double occupancy

First Class Room Category (Partial Ocean View) $5999| Single Supplement $1717

Premium Class Room Category (Ocean View) $6399 | Single Supplement $1953

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Roundtrip Flights from DFW on American Airlines
  • Internal Flights, including baggage fees
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • 10 Breakfasts
  • 2 Dinners
  • 1 Be My Guest
  • 1 Farewell Dinner

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • No early check in/late checkout included.
  • Travel insurance, visas and items of a personal nature.
  • Gratuities to Travel Director, Coach Drivers and Local Experts.

Sharon Carr Travel can help with your air reservations – please call our office at 972-233-3300 for assistance.

 INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

 

Payments: A deposit of $500 per person, is due at time of reservation and the balance is due on August 1st, 2024.  We accept MC, VISA, and AX.  This trip is non refundable and travel insurance is highly recommended.

Cancellation:

  • Over 60  days prior to departure will forfeit per person deposit. See brochure for details
  • 60 – 1 day(s) prior to departure cancellation penalties will mirror the penalties listed in the Trafalgar brochures and sometimes vary based on destination and itinerary
  • If additional services have been added to the booking (i.e. extra hotel nights, meals, group transfers, sightseeing additions) additional penalties may apply.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Please note that travel insurers are not offering Coronavirus/COVID-19 protection against destination closure.  However, covid illness is covered and Cancellation Insurance is highly recommended and must be booked within 15 days of your initial deposit in order for pre-existing conditions to be covered.  “Cancel at Any Time” insurance is available but must be booked at the same time as deposit (same day) and typically only covers 80%.  In the unlikely event that Canada closes due to covid, you will receive a full future travel credit from Rocky Mountaineer.

 A valid passport is required for this trip. 

Your passport cannot expire for at least 6 months after your return.  

PAYMENTS:   A deposit of ______ per person is due with reservation. We will need a copy of the inside of your passport and birthdates for each passenger.   Final payment is due no later than June 15, 2024. All fares are subject to fuel/tax increases. For all guests booking air travel with Uniworld, a separate non-refundable airfare deposit of $450 per person is required at time of booking. Upon receipt of air deposit your airfare, tax and fuel surcharges are final. Uniworld accepts MC, VISA, & AX.

CANCELLATIONS:    If cancelled before June 15, 2024, a $______ per person fee is assessed. If cancelled on or after June 15, 2024, trip is non refundable.   Please understand that vendors are very strict with regard to cancellation.  No exceptions can be made. If you are not an American Citizen, you are responsible to have proper documentation.  Failure to do so may result in being denied boarding.

FULL LEGAL NAMES: must be given as stated on passports. (No nicknames).  Name changes may be made up to 120 days prior to departure for $200 per name.  Please understand that vendors are very strict with regard to cancellation.  No exceptions can be made.

INSURANCE: Cancellation insurance is highly recommended.  Insurance information will be provided to you.  If for some reason you have not been given an insurance application, please call our office immediately.  Please read the information brochure carefully.  Please understand that insurance does not cover a pandemic.

RESPONSIBILITY: Sharon Carr Travel/Journey House offers retail travel services to customers, which are provided by separate and independent vendors of travel services. Sharon Carr Travel/Journey House does not operate, control, or otherwise provide the services of the independent travel vendors. Hence, customer agrees that Sharon Carr Travel/Journey House acts only as agent for the client in acquiring transportation, hotel accommodations, sightseeing, and other privileges, or services for the clients’ benefit, and on the express condition that Sharon Carr Travel/Journey House  shall not be responsible for any loss, accident, injury, delay, defect, pandemic, omission or irregularity which may occur or be occasioned, whether by reason of any act, negligence or default of any company or person engaged in or responsible for carrying out any of the arrangements, or otherwise in connection there with. The suppliers reserve the right to make minor adjustments to the itinerary.   Sharon Carr Travel /Journey House will not be held responsible should any of these suppliers fail to provide the travel services purchased, whether through default or any other cause.  Sharon Carr Travel/Journey House is not responsible for losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in air schedules or other causes.  All such losses or expenses will be the responsibility of the member of the tour.  Sharon Carr Travel /Journey House is not responsible for any loss or damage to luggage during the tour.  Also, Sharon Carr Travel /Journey House is not liable for any illnesses contracted during or after travel, is not liable for medical care or the adequacy of any care that may be rendered during or after travel.  Acceptance of the Tour Contract will serve as a Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk Agreement.  This agreement is binding on your heirs, legal representatives and assigns. If, for some reason, a trip must be rescheduled due to any of the above reasons, participants are bound by the new dates of travel, and can only obtain a refund if insurance has been purchased and insurer is contractually bound.  SHARON CARR TRAVEL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEATHER RELATED OR MECHANICAL DELAYS. 

NOTE TO TRAVELER: The traveler assumes and understands that there is a risk involved with travel and travel activities and/or excursions. The traveler is responsible for reading and abiding by all Health and Safety protocols of the vendor & the destination prior to travel, has reviewed the travel itinerary for accuracy, has been advised of all applicable fees imposed by Sharon Carr Travel/Journey House Travel and the suppliers, and has been offered the option of purchasing trip cancellation/interruption insurance. The traveler also understands that discounted fares and vacation packages typically involve restrictions and that changing any aspect of any travel arrangements may result in the payment of additional money.

Sharon Carr Travel will charge a fee commensurate with the trip cost if client cancels his/her trip and commission is not paid by the vendor.

 

 

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