Island Hop from Kona to Honolulu - 5 Days

Hawaiian Nature, Sights, and Culture

Program Highlights & Inclusions

  • Transportation throughout your trip
  • Free time in Kona
  • Kona Kayak Excursion in Kealakekua Bay
  • Visit to Punalu'u Black Sand Beach Park
  • Admission to Imiloa Astronomy Center
  • Guided tour of Volcanoes National Park
  • Hike through the Kilauea Iki trail
  • Visit to Puna Rainforest & swim in volcanic-heated pools
  • Enjoy the "Lava Glow" at the Halema'uma'u Crater
  • Hilo waterfall tour

  • Daily Itinerary

    Day 1

    Today you'll start your Hawaii adventure to make unforgettable memories. Upon arrival, you will meet your Tour Manager and head to your hotel. This afternoon you'll have free time to visit the beach or explore the area.

    Tonight you will enjoy a traditional Hawaiian Luau.

    Day 2

    This morning, you will enjoy a kayaking excursion! After your adventure, you will pack up your bus and journey to Hilo.

    This afternoon, you will visit Punalu'u Black Sand Beach, one of the most famous black sand beaches. The black sands come from the constant volcanic activity nearby. You'll see this amazing, palm frond shoreline and you may even glimpse some Hawaiian Green Turtles that bask on the beach.

    This evening, you will visit the Imiloa Astronomy Center which offers a fascinating bridge between science and culture and where the world's greatest collection of astronomical observatories are housed.

    Day 3

    You'll start your day by heading to Volcanoes National Park where you will see the world famous Kilauea Volcano which has been steadily erupting since the 1980's. You'll take a tour of the Park and then a small hike along a portion of the Kilauea Iki trail down through Thurston Lava Tube and back.

    Afterwards, you'll board your bus and head out to Puna Rainforest where you'll have an opportunity to swim in the volcanic heated pools.

    At night, you'll see the lava glow at the Halema'uma'u Crater if conditions allow.

    Day 4

    After breakfast, you will take a sightseeing tour north of Hilo including Rainbow Falls, Onomea Bay Scenic Drive and Akaka Falls.

    This evening your Hawaii adventures comes to a close as your head to the airport for your overnight trip home.

    Day 5

    You will arrive home today.


    We know how hidden costs can ruin a program. Our tours are fully inclusive; there are no hidden costs or surcharges.
    Once your group enrolls in a trip, the price will never change. Here is what you will get on every trip:


    Every single tour that we operate is unique and tailored for your group.

    Private Tours

    We do not combine your tour group with others.

    Online Planning

    Take advantage of our innovative tools to make organizing your trip a breeze.

    Flexible Payments

    We offer a variety of online, scheduled and recurring payment options.

    Affordability & Quality

    We focus on providing the best experience with the best value for your dollar.

    Chaperones travel for free!

    Just tell us how many free places you need.

    Medical & Trip Delay Insurance

    ETA includes up to $100,000 per person in medical coverage and insurance protection for travel delays.

    Optional Trip Cancellation Insurance

    This even includes a "cancel for any reason" option.

    24 Hour Support

    We have staff available 24/7 via phone for any emergency.

    Full-time Tour Manager

    ETA's professional Tour Manager will be with you throughout your trip.

    Air, Land & Water Transportation

    We include all transportation... to, from and during your trip.


    Hotel, homestay and/or hostel options are customized according to your preferences, itinerary and budget.

    Sightseeing & Entrance Fees

    If it is included in your itinerary, any fees and/or tickets are covered.


    You choose which meals are included in your program.

    Enhance the educational experience for your students by planning a group tour. Our experienced team can customize a program to suit your needs. Travel is a great diversion from the classroom and offers a unique and memorable learning experience...

    Read More »

    Get In Touch

    4400 Route 9 South, Suite 1000
    Freehold, NJ 07728