The Hawaiian Islands offer a fascinating and rare opportunity to see nature’s powerful and stunningly beautiful creations. From lush valleys carved deep into the sides of extinct mountain ranges to newly born acres rising from steaming ocean waves, this suggested eco-focused itinerary from Roberts Hawaii highlights some of Hawaii’s most spectacular natural vistas.
Arrive in Honolulu, Oahu. Take the Express Shuttle operated by Roberts Hawaii from Honolulu International Airport to a hotel in Waikiki (advance reservations required). Arriving visitors are met by an Express Shuttle representative, escorted to baggage claim and assisted with luggage.
Among Hawaii’s main islands, Oahu is one of the older ones. The volcanoes that created it are now extinct and home to lush valleys that formed through natural erosion over millennia.
Hoku Hawaii’s Luxury Oahu Eco Adventure Tour is an all-day, upscale tour that begins in Waikiki. The tour includes a refreshing waterfall swim, a guided tour of the historic Waimea Valley, a chance to try stand-up paddleboarding on Anahulu River and/or shop in the quaint Haleiwa Town. The group will see sights like Oahu’s famed North Shore surfing beaches, Pali Lookout and Byodo-In Temple.
If Oahu is old, Hawaii Island is the opposite; the island is still under construction by two of the planet’s most famous active volcanoes: Kilauea and Mauna Loa.
Roberts Hawaii offers a thrilling, full-day experience, the Hawaii Island Hilo Volcano Tour, which includes inter-island air transportation between Oahu and Hawaii islands. There’s a guided tour to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, marked by massive craters, natural steam vents and vast lava beds.
Other sites and stops along the way include Hawaii’s famous black sand beach, Rainbow Falls and the Thurston Lava Tube. The group will be back on Oahu by evening.
After two full tour days, enjoy a relaxing morning exploring Waikiki. In the afternoon, take the Express Shuttle operated by Roberts Hawaii to Honolulu International Airport for a short flight to the island of Maui. From Kahului Airport, Roberts Hawaii’s Airport Express Shuttle can take the group to the hotel. Advance reservations are required for airport shuttles.
Deeply steeped in Hawaiian ways, Hana is truly a cultural treasure, accessible via a narrow, winding road marked by tiny bridges, wildly gorgeous foliage and numerous waterfalls. The one-day Heavenly Hana Tour includes a captivating narration by a Roberts Hawaii guide, with numerous opportunities to enjoy Maui’s spectacular natural vistas along the way. The tour includes stops at the Hookipa Beach Lookout, Keanae Lookout and Peninsula, Waianapanapa State Park, Hana Town and Wailua Falls.
Rising more than 10,000 feet above sea level, Mount Haleakala is classified as dormant and is home to the immensely popular Haleakala National Park. It’s an early morning wake-up call, but the breathtaking view of sunrise from the island’s highest peak is well worth it. The Haleakala Sunrise Tour also includes breakfast and a relaxing drive through Maui’s rural “Upcountry.”
Take the Express Shuttle operated by Roberts Hawaii back to Kahului Airport for the departure home.
Airport Express Shuttle