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The Hawaiian Islands | Pre- or Post-Cruise Stay in Oahu

Sample Itinerary


Oahu, Honolulu

Trip Duration

2 nights / 3 days

Before or after your enchanting Hawaiian sea voyage, enhance your vacation further with an enriching pre- or post cruise stay on Oahu. With legendary surfing, a vibrant capital city and remarkable history, discover the ultimate tropical paradise on this enthralling island. Experience thrilling excursions, car rentals and more to compliment your once in-a-lifetime island getaway.

Below is just a sample of the immersive itineraries our Destination Specialists can create. Click on the experiences links in the itinerary to see other curated excursion choices offered by Journese. Our Destination Specialists are happy to book our hotels and excursions highlighted in the itinerary below or let them know if you would like something customized. And, feel free to offer our non-hyperlinked suggestions to your clients to further explore the destination.


Day 1: Oahu |

Upon arrival on Oahu, pick-up your pre-registered full-size rental car and be on your way to the new Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina. The ultimate tropical getaway, spend the next two nights in an oceanfront guest room along 642 acres of Oahu's sunny western coast. Immerse in signature elegance, sumptuous amenities and enriching activities including lively pools and lagoons, six-story spa and wellness center, championship golf, thrilling water sports and exquisite dining experiences including daily buffet breakfast in La Hiki Restaurant.

After you are settled intake off on an aerial exploration of the island on the Blue Skies Helicopter Excursion. Delight in captivating views as you soar over Waikiki's coral reefs, Diamond Head's extinct volcano, Sacred Falls, Hanauma Bay, Pearl Harbor, Waimanalo Beach and more. Don't miss the hidden rainforests, lush valleys and other countless wonders Oahu has to offer for a spectacular experience from the skies above. Then, savor feet-in-the-sand ambience at Fish House, featuring line-to-table chef-inspired offerings including Hawaiian-style lobster and buckets of iced fresh catch, paired with a local craft beer created exclusively for the Four Seasons.

Day 2: Oahu |

Following your delicious buffet breakfast, spend your day with the water sports available at the resort or explore the island on your own. Discover a royal evening at the Paradise Cove Deluxe Luau. After a fresh flower or kukui nut lei greeting, you'll be ushered to VIP royal box seating at a genuine Hawaiian luau feast and show. Indulge in decadent local cuisine and mai tais amidst friendly hosts, plus enjoy a demonstration of arts and crafts, imu ceremony, shower of flowers and more. You'll also receive an arrival souvenir photograph for an evening to remember.

Day 3: Oahu |

In the morning, following your delicious breakfast buffet, discover action-packed Waikiki. Explore Hawaiian history at the oceanfront estate at Lanikuhonua or relax on the beach. Sports enthusiasts will delight in stand-up paddleboarding in Ko Olina's calm lagoon, an outrigger canoe ride or a morning of golf on the Ko Olina Golf Course. After a morning of excitement, return your car rental and head to your cruise pier or homebound flight. Until we meet again ... Aloha!

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