5-Day Oahu to Pearl Harbor, Waikiki Beach, North Shore Big Circle Island Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-HNL-103
Duration: 5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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5-Day Oahu to Pearl Harbor, Waikiki Beach, North Shore Big Circle Island Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Daily

Highlights :
  • Visit the highlights of downtown Honolulu and enjoy the island days!
 

  • During the period 12/28/2023-01/02/2024, a hotel peak season surcharge of $125/room/night will be charged for stays at Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Waikiki or OHANA Waikiki East by OUTRIGGER.
  • During the period 12/19/2023-01/02/2024, please inquire in advance for the peak season surcharges incurred when staying at hotels other than Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Waikiki or OHANA Waikiki East by OUTRIGGER.

Itinerary

Welcome to paradise on Earth! Shortly upon your arrival, your tour guide will be waiting for you at the airport. He or she will arrange for you to check in at the hotel.

Free pick-up airport: Honolulu International Airport (HNL)

Free pick-up time: 06:30-21:59, This time is the time for the guests to meet with our staff.
At 22:00-24:00, you need to pay $30/bill, and no pick-up service is provided at 24:00-6:30 (All above are local time in Hawaii).

Hotel: Waikiki Resort Hotel Or OHANA Waikiki East by OUTRIGGER Or Aqua Oasis Hotel Waikiki (Breakfast Included) Or similar.

Hotel: Reference Hotels During 12/19/2023-01/02/2024: Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Waikiki OR OHANA Waikiki East by OUTRIGGER Or similar.


At 07:45am we will depart from the hotel to visit Pearl Harbor located in the southwestern part of Oahu, Hawaii. Pearl Harbor overlooks the USS Arizona Memorial, which was sunk by the Japanese army, and the Missouri ship. Afterwards, we will pass by the Hawaii State Capitol and the Pacific National Cemetery for Soldiers and Martyrs, which was closed to sightseeing vehicles after the 9/11 incident. We will pass through Chinatown and overlook the bronze statue of Mr. Sun Yat-sen. We will visit the bronze statue of the first king of Hawaii, Kamehameha, the King's Palace, and the city government building. Finally, we will visit the unique emeralds, black pearls, and red coral shops in Hawaii and return to the hotel around 12:00.
 
Itinerary:
Pearl Harbor (including the USS Arizona Memorial) → Hawaii State Capitol (pass by) → Hawaii Chinatown (pass by) → Kamehameha Statue, Kapaau (outside visit) → Iolani Palace ( Looking in the distance) → Emerald, Black Pearl, Red Coral Shop

 

Hotel: Waikiki Resort Hotel Or OHANA Waikiki East by OUTRIGGER Or Aqua Oasis Hotel Waikiki (Breakfast Included) Or similar.


Attractions

Iolani Palace, HI

The royal residence of Hawaiian Kingdom Rulers opened in 1871 is known as Lolani Palace. It has been built on the area of four hectares.

King Kamehameha Statue, HI

There are several King Kamehameha statues that can be found all around Hawaii, he is a highly honored monarch and was the one who was responsible for establishing the Kingdom of Hawaii.

Pearl Harbor, HI

The Pearl Harbor has a huge historical significance due to the world war second incident which happened here. The Harbor is located in the Oahu Island. The region around the Harbor comes under the US navy base.

USS Arizona Memorial, HI

The Arizona Memorial has been established in the year 1962 after the attack of Japan on Pearl Harbor. Due to this attack, more than 1000 sailors and marines had died on board.

Join us on this beautiful day as we depart from the hotel! We will first pass the world-famous beach-Waikiki Beach, to see Diamond Head Volcano! This beach is also a hotspot surf center that has spectacular sea views. Following we will pass through the high-class residential area of Hara and stop at the Hanauma Bay. Shortly after, we will visit the natural wonders of the sea spring vents and pass Sauna Beach. Here, we will overlook Rabbit Island and Turtle Island! Take a look as we pass by the White Beach, the Hawaiian National Reserve, and the Dafengkou Scenic Area. Finally we will return to the hotel.
 
Itinerary:
Waikiki Beach (pass by, overlooking the Diamond Head Volcano) → Hala Premium Residential District (pass by) → Hanauma Bay Scenic Area (15 mins) → Hālona Blowhole → Sauna Beach (pass by) → Rabbit Island and Turtle Island (overlooking) → White Beach, Hawaiian National Reserve (pass by) → Nuuanu Pali Lookout

Hotel: Waikiki Resort Hotel Or OHANA Waikiki East by OUTRIGGER Or Aqua Oasis Hotel Waikiki (Breakfast Included) Or similar.


Attractions

Diamond Head Crater, HI

The volcanic tuff cone on the Hawaiian Island in Oahu is known as Diamond Head Crater. It has the elevation of 232 meters. It is located in Honolulu USA.

Diamond Head, HI

In the heart of Hawaiian Island, there is a volcanic tiff cone that seems like a hill. The tourists can enjoy visiting this place from 6 am to 6 pm.

Hanauma Bay Snorkeling, HI

Hanauma Bay is a famous snorkeling spot visited by thousands of visitors daily. The bay basically consists of a marine eco system providing amazing opportunity for snorkeling.

Hanauma Bay, HI

Famous for snorkeling the Hanauma Bay is located at the Oahu Island. The place will give you a good exposure to fish and marine life in general. People belonging to all ages can visit the place.

Waikiki Beach, HI

Waikiki Beach is an attractive ocean located in the Hawaiian state of America. Many public places are located at this place including AlaWAi Harbor, Kuhio Beach Park, Kahanamoku Lagoon, Fort DeRussy and Kapiolani Park.

Join us today as we take you through an unforgettable journey to the Big Circle Island Tour or the Polynesian Cultural Center. You may have the option to choose which you prefer best! Either way, we will take you through the highlighted scenes and have a day full of amazing memories. 

Big Circle Island Tour (optional, include dinner)

Today at noon, we will depart from the hotel to visit the scenery on the northern shore of Oahu! First, we will view Temple Valley from afar and to the cemetery of Mr. Zhang Xueliang and Ms. Zhao Si during the Xi’an Incident. Following, we will go to the Volcano Bean Farm and to Kahuku Town! Here, you must try the special Hawaiian sweet shrimp dish meal. Take a glance as we pass Turtle Bay! Along the way you can enjoy the sunset beach on the northernmost part of Hawaii's north coast. The last stop will be the Dole Plantation. Here, you can visit the pineapple plantation in Hawaii or experience the world’s largest maze at your own expense. After the itinerary, we will arrive in Chinatown around 18:00 for dinner, and to the hotel at around 19:00.

Itinerary:
View Temple Valley from afar → Volcanic Bean Farm → Kahuku Shrimp Farm Breeding Area (you can taste the special sweet shrimp meal at your own expense) → Sunset Beach → Dole Plantation → Hotel

OR

Polynesian Cultural Center (optional, include dinner)

We will depart from the hotel at 13:30 this afternoon and pass through the central mountain range of Oahu. We will walk north along the coastline and pass by: China Hat Island, Turtle Island and more! The sea view along the route is absolutely beautiful! Then, we will arrive at the 42- acre Great Polynesian Cultural Center. The Polynesian Cultural Center is a famous tourist and local attraction that waits for you! It is the perfect place to gather and try authentic foods! After dinner we will watch a grand Hawai

Hotel: Waikiki Resort Hotel Or OHANA Waikiki East by OUTRIGGER Or Aqua Oasis Hotel Waikiki (Breakfast Included) Or similar.


Attractions

Polynesian Cultural Center, HI

A Polynesian living museum and theme-park located in Laie is known as Polynesian Cultural Center. This Hawaii-based location remains open till 9 pm for the visitors.

Today will be the end to our amazing and unforgettable Hawaii trip. We will provide 06:30-21:59 airport drop-off services. 

Honolulu International Airport (HNL) 06:30-21:59 airport drop-off service.


  The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.

  The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.

  Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.

  You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.

  Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.

  Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.

  These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.

  Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.

Pricing


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What's Included

  Pick-up and drop-off to a chosen location will be provided. ( Note the locations and times of pick-up)

  A deluxe coach with air conditioning will be providing the transport. In case only a few passengers are there to take part in the tour a high top Mercedes 15 seat minibus may be used for this purpose.

  Professional escort for the tour will be provided.

  Hotel accommodation will be provided for nights.

  All taxes are included in the price of tour package.

  Free Airport pick up is available on this tour. The Tour Package price will not include Mandatory Tour Guide tips for Airport Pickup.


What's Excluded

 Per Person: $120 for Sheraton Princes Kaiulani.

 Per Person: $280 for Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Alana - Waikiki Beach.

 Per Person: $500 for Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort.

 Per Person: $620 for Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort Waikiki Beach. (Historic Bayan).

 Per Person: $720 for Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort.

 Per Person: $880 for Sheraton Waikiki.

 Per Person: $920 for The Royal Hawaiian Waikiki.

 From 1/1/2024 Polynesian Cultural Center price update to adult  $160/person, child(2-11 years old)$130/person.

Must Pay Hawaii half-day tour service fee is $5 and one day Hawaii Tour $10 per person.

  Per person/$125 for Big Circle Island Tour (include dinner) & Polynesian Cultural Center $155 per person.

  Rates could alter without prior notice.

   Airport pickup service charges $10/person.

  Fee for all Optional Activities and entrance paid in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets for the whole group. Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Seasonal attractions will be closed after a certain time and itinerary will be changed based on it. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  Guide will arrange meals and drinks when requested as they are not included in the package.

  Daily Service charges for driver and the guide is $12 minimum per person.

  Such expenses as telephone services, alcoholic drinks, beverages and laundry services which are private room services.

  Services related to travel insurance.

  Other personal expenses.

Important:We never encourage customers to purchase admission packages from outside sources and try using them in this tour with discount. If they do, they must arrange transport on the same day. If you skip some attraction, you cannot do it on your own. You can sit near the bus or visit some nearby place, but you will not be allowed to sit in the bus.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior(65+ yrs)
Big Circle Island Tour, HI $110.00 $100.00 $110.00
Polynesian Cultural Center and buffet dinner, HI $160.00 $130.00 $160.00
Star Of Honolulu A, HI $129.00 $85.00 $129.00
Star Of Honolulu B, HI $152.00 $99.00 $152.00
Star Of Honolulu C, HI $192.00 $123.00 $192.00
Star Of Honolulu D, HI $230.00 $230.00 $230.00
Submarine, HI $165.00 $95.00 $165.00

  All the prices are listed in USD.

  Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.

  Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.

  Prices may change without any notice.

  Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.

  Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.

  Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.

  Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.

  There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.

  Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • Free Airport Pickup from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) between 6:30 AM to 10:00 PM. For Domestic arrivals meet the guide at the baggage claim area.
  • Between 10:00 to 12 PM customer need to pay $30 and no pick-up service is provided at 12:00-6:30.

Return Location

  • Free Drop-off service is available from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). For more detail see the last day Itinerary.

Important Notes

  Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).

  Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations

  There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.

  You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.

  Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.

  If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.

  If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.

  On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.

Policies

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Same Cancellation policy would apply even if the cancellation or reschedule request comes because of the COVID. We strictly follow the policy after COVID.
 
No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from our travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that are incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred.

Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.

Cancellation charges 

⇒  16 days or more prior to departure, 10% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  9 to 15 days prior to departure, 50% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  Within 8 days prior to departure, 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒ For orders during 12/19/2023 to 01/02/2024, if you need to cancel or reschedule, please make a request at least 37 days in advance, otherwise cancellation will not be possible.

Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.

There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show on the departure date and unable to join the tour for any reason including COVID.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason for cancellation is, the processing fee will be deducted on each refund.

In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained. We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirements or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour if the future travel plan suits you. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements like separate purchase of air tickets, visa cost, taxi fare etc. We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations. 

Note: More than 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds. Each Cancellation Request must be received in writing by email.

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection, COVID or any other serious issue. If you reschedule a tour and later decide to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.

Reservation, Booking & Redemption

Terms & Conditions

Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.

You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.


Tour Confirmation

You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.


Changes in Booking

You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.


Changes in Tour Itinerary

We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.

Reschedule

​If you want to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. No reschedule request will be entertained within 15 days before the departure date. 

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.

Pricing

1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.

2. If you can carry your child up to 2 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.

3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.

4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.

5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.

6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.

7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.

8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.

11. Gift coupons are available in limited quantity on first come first serve basis.

Child Rate:

Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.

Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets for same room.

Responsibility

1.We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance, you will be asked to join your hotel on the first day of tour at your own expense
 
2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.

3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy,  reschedule and refund policies.

4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.

5.Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.

6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.

    6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.

    6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.

    6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.
 
7.You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.

8.Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.

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