A complete and free guide to prepare your trip to Hawaii
Follow the different steps and let us guide you!
Of all the places in the world that we have discovered, Hawaii remains our favorite destination, both for its beauty and its diversity! It is a small paradise where life is good, in the heart of a rich tropical vegetation and a protected ecosystem. You will have understood, we fell in love with Hawaii! We have been lucky enough to get married there and to spend more than a hundred days there since 2017.
But now let's talk about you, your travel plans to Hawaii. We will guide you through the different steps to help you design and prepare the trip of your dreams.
I learn about the destination
Let's start with a selection of articles to learn more about Hawaii…
Your trip to Hawaii is taking shape! All that's left to do is to plan your days. We have over 20 guidebooks and as many hikes articles that list everything you can see in Hawaii. You can use the clickable maps by selecting an area of your choice, or you can browse our list of guidebooks and hikes for each island.
Big Island is the newest and largest island in Hawaii. With its active volcanoes and peaks over 4200m, Big Island offers an incredible diversity of landscapes. It is also one of the few places in the world where you can swim with Manta Rays!
Kauai, also known as the Garden Island, is known to be the most beautiful of the Hawaiian Islands and its reputation lives up to what awaits you there! Vertiginous cliffs, lush jungle and wild beaches... Kauai is also a little paradise for hikers.
Maui is fascinating! With its lush jungle, dozens of waterfalls, countless beaches and a majestic volcano, Maui offers a beautiful range of diversity and scenery.
The most famous of the Hawaiian Islands is also the most urbanized. From Waikiki to Pearl Harbor, Oahu's fame is well known! It is also a very pleasant island to discover for its impressive relief and the many activities it offers.
I book my excursions and activities
Don't forget to book your activities in advance, and make them part of your program. For this we offer a selection of tours and excursions that you can enjoy. The excursions with a small thumb are the ones we have tested and approved. They are also the most popular. Don't hesitate to make your reservations directly from our site, the reservation form is the same as when you go directly to the company, except that we get a small commission which allows us to offer you all the content of this site for free and without advertising!
Manta rays snorkel or dive
The must-do Big Island excursion! Come aboard a comfortable boat (12p max) with Kona Ocean Adventures to observe the aquatic sweep of the manta rays (harmless) that come to brush against you at nightfall. An unforgettable experience to do at least once in your life!
More comfortable, less polluting and much less expensive than a helicopter, opt for a flight over Kauai with Wings Over Kauai in a small passenger plane that can accommodate 2 to 6 passengers. The Grand Deluxe Tour (65 minutes) will take you to the most beautiful landscapes, beaches and hidden waterfalls of Kauai. Cocooning on board with drinks, music and souvenir photo!
Fancy a romantic flight? Opt for a private flight over Kauai with Wings Over Kauai aboard a Cessna (3 passengers max). The program includes the Grand Deluxe Tour of Kauai (65 minutes) to discover the most beautiful landscapes, beaches and hidden waterfalls of Kauai. Cocooning on board with drinks, music, helmets to chat with the pilot and souvenir photo.
Take a relaxing exploration of Kealakekua Bay's marine life. Board a comfortable boat (8p max) to discover the most beautiful snorkeling spot on the Big Island and learn more about Hawaiian geology and history. On board, fresh fruits, snacks, drinks and hot shower!
Enjoy a private helicopter flight over Kauai with Ali'i Air Tours & Charters. You will be alone with the pilot, in a small and agile helicopter, each person facing a window with the possibility to choose a flight with or without doors! Duration 60 minutes, 3 passengers maximum.
I leave and use the interactive map to find my way
Don't leave without locating on the map all the points of interest that might interest you! This map will also allow you to identify the places around you. You can use the filters to refine your selection.
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