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HAWAII ‘INSIDER TIPS’
Polynesian Cultural Centre, ‘Bike Maui Sunrise Special’ – ‘Fern Grotto’ – Kauai
Oahu
Set on 42 acres of Oahu’s North Shore, the Polynesian Cultural Center showcases villages and exhibits representing the island cultures of Hawaii, Fiji, Aotearoa, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga, and Easter Island. The award- winning Ali’i Luau takes guests on a journey to learn about Hawaii’s royalty while enjoying traditional Hawaiian food and entertainment. a lagoon that hosts canoe tours through the day and an exciting Canoe Pageant in the afternoon. The day ends with the stunning ‘Ha: Breath of Life’ show, featuring over 100 performers and the thrill of Samoan fire knife dancing.
Haleakala Crater, Maui
This fabulous ‘double-edged’ excursion first transports you by coach to Haleakala’s 10,023-foot summit, where a guided tour of the park ends with the incredible sunrise at the crater, one of the most breathtaking sights imaginable. You will then be provided with mountain bikes, helmets, backpacks, lunch and all other necessary gear for your self-guided 23-mile bike ride down the beautiful mountain slopes, during which you will experience the remarkable change in temperature as you descend to sea level, to arrive back in mid-afternoon.
For an unusual Hawaii adventure, cruise on an open-air boat up the Wailua River, Hawaii’s only navigable river whose waters pour down from Mt. Wai’ale’ale’, one of the wettest spots on earth. During the 2-mile journey, you will learn stories and traditions of ancient Hawaii, then on arrival, you will encounter a fascinating lava rock grotto awash with tropical ferns. Here, you will be serenaded by Hawaiian musicians playing local island songs, with the remarkable acoustics within this natural amphitheatre amplifying the singing and guitar accompaniment.
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