Sunrise Tours is a family owned and operated company that was started in 1993. The company has grown steadily over the years, and now consists of 20 fantastic employees and offices in St. Louis, Indianapolis and Kansas City. We pride ourselves on delivering extremely high quality tour experiences at a fair price, and we consider repeat Sunrise Tours customers our most important marketing “tool”.
Featuring Sunrise Tours exclusive stay at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel and a special visit to Pearl Harbor
Day 1: Royal Hawaiian Arrive in Honolulu to warm temperatures, endless beaches, lush tropical forests, and friendly faces. Check in for a 3 night stay at the historic Royal Hawaiian Hotel, the “Pink Palace of the Pacific.” Opened in 1927, the hotel was one of the first on Waikiki Beach, and features the best location and views of the iconic Diamond Head Volcano. Each room has been recently renovated for modern and comfortable accommodations – the perfect way to jumpstart your Hawaiian vacation! (D in flight)
Day 2: Pearl Harbor Take a very special visit to the Pearl Harbor National Memorial with instant access, no waiting, and a private guide. Explore one of the most consequential and pivotal events in world history, marked by tragedy and valor, and the subsequent entry of the United States into World War II. The USS Arizona Memorial and the Battleship Missouri tell the stories of the heroes who defended Hawaii’s shores. B, D
Day 3: Polynesian Culture Center Enjoy an outdoor, beach side breakfast at the Surf Lanai Restaurant at the hotel. Relax by the pool, take a walk on the private Royal Hawaiian Beach or enjoy a drink at the legendary Mai Tai Bar. Great shopping from luxury stores to souvenir shops are located within easy walking distance on Kalakaua Avenue. Immerse yourself in the Pacific Island experience at the Polynesian Culture Center, featuring eight simulated tropical villages and impressive Polynesian craftsmen and performers. B, D
Day 4: Embarkation Board Norwegian Cruise Lines’ newly refurbished Pride of America and embark on a round trip tour of the Hawaiian Islands. Island hop Hawaii in style, with more than 15 restaurants and 12 bars and lounges, spacious suites and balconies – perfect for whale watching, witnessing Kilauea Volcano or taking in the dramatic views of the Napali Coast. [Note: All meals included while cruising. Some activities listed are part of optional shore excursions at additional cost.]
Day 5: Kahului, Maui A surplus of natural splendor and the genuine hospitality of its people have helped to make Maui Hawaii’s second most popular island. Explore the fascinating history of the town of Lahaina. Plant yourself on a pristine beach or plan a shore excursion. Two favorite shore excursions in Maui are a scenic drive on the “The Road to Hana” and whale watching.
Day 6: Kahului, Maui Spend another glorious day in Maui before an evening cruise for Hilo on the big island of Hawaii.
Day 7: Hilo, Hawaii The entire city of Hilo is like one giant greenhouse with spectacular tropical flowers at every turn. Visit the town’s well-preserved historic buildings, which date back to the turn of the century and showcase Hawaii’s unique architecture. Just 30 miles away the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the home of the active Kilauea Volcano. This evening cruise to the other side of the island to Kona.
Day 8: Kona, Hawaii Kona offers the quintessential Hawaii experience. Sunny, warm weather and crystal blue waters entice visitors to partake in a variety of surfside fun. Snorkel the crystal blue waters amongst a kaleidoscope of tropical marine life. Take a surfing lesson, a kayaking trip or head out to deeper waters for some deep-sea fishing. This evening cruise to the island of Kauai. B, L, D
Day 9: Nawiliwili, Kauai Kauai is your gateway to what many believe to be Hawaii’s most beautiful island. On “The Garden Island”, nature is truly the star, from the dramatic mountains of Kokee to the cool rain forests of Haena. And the tradition of the luau adds lively entertainment unique to Hawaii. B, L, D
Day 10: Nawiliwili, Kauai Perhaps you’d like to book a shore excursion to visit two natural highlights of Kauai, Waimea Canyon and the Wailua River? Enjoy another day in Kauai, before cruising back to Honolulu on the island of Oahu. B, L, D
Day 11/12: Fly home (overnight) Disembark and transport to the airport for your journey home, having experienced the best of the American Pacific Paradise - Hawaii! D, B in flight
* Price includes round-trip airfare from STL.