Day 1: Travel to Hawaii
Depart for Oahu, HI on a night flight.
Day 2: Arrival in Oahu
Arrive at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu.
Breakfast on your own at the airport.
Transfer to your hotel where you will meet your Zoni Tour Manager and store your luggage.
Visit the Dole Plantation to learn about Hawaii's pineapple history and enjoy the pineapple-themed attractions, including the famous pineapple maze and the Pineapple Express train tour
Explore the plantation's gardens and gift shop for some souvenirs.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local Hawaiian restaurant near the Dole Plantation.
Check-in to your hotel in the afternoon and settle into your accommodations.
Enjoy a seafood dinner at a waterfront restaurant in Honolulu.
Take a leisurely stroll along the Waikiki Beachwalk.
Return to your hotel for a good night's rest.
Day 3: Historical and Cultural Exploration
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.
Visit the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and take a guided tour of the USS Arizona Memorial.
Explore the Pearl Harbor museums and exhibits, learning about the history of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Have lunch at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center's café.
Visit the Battleship Missouri Memorial, where World War II officially ended.
Explore the Pacific Aviation Museum to see vintage aircraft and learn about aviation history.
After visiting the Pacific Aviation Museum, head to the nearby USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park. Explore the submarine and its exhibits, gaining insight into underwater warfare during WWII.
Attend a traditional Hawaiian luau for dinner and entertainment.
Return to your hotel for a restful evening.
Day 4: Natural Beauty and Outdoor Activities
Have breakfast at your hotel.
Head to Diamond Head State Monument for a morning hike to the summit. Enjoy panoramic views of Waikiki and the Pacific Ocean.
Explore the Diamond Head Visitor Center and learn about the geological and cultural history of the area.
Have lunch at a nearby restaurant.
Visit Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve for snorkeling and marine life exploration.
Take a ride along the scenic Kalaniana'ole Highway to the Halona Blowhole Lookout.
Visit Makapu'u Point Lighthouse Trail for a short stroll and beautiful coastal views.
Enjoy a sunset dinner at a local seafood restaurant.
Return to your hotel for the evening.
Day 5: Cultural Immersion and Departure
Enjoy your last breakfast at the hotel and check-out.
Visit the Polynesian Cultural Center to learn about the cultures of Polynesia through interactive exhibits and performances.
Explore the center's lush gardens and take a canoe ride through its waterways.
Have lunch at the Polynesian Cultural Center's restaurant and enjoy a traditional luau buffet.
Transfer to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport for your departure flight, concluding your unforgettable student tour of Oahu, Hawaii.
Diverse and Engaging Activities: Our tour of Oahu, Hawaii, is thoughtfully designed to offer a diverse range of experiences. From historical and cultural exploration at Pearl Harbor to outdoor adventures at Diamond Head and Hanauma Bay, you'll have the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities that cater to different interests.
Educational and Cultural Enrichment: This tour provides a rich educational experience. You'll learn about the history of Pearl Harbor and World War II, explore the unique cultures of Polynesia at the Polynesian Cultural Center, and gain insights into Hawaiian traditions through luaus and cultural performances.
Natural Beauty: Oahu is known for its stunning natural beauty, and our itinerary allows you to experience it firsthand. You'll hike to the summit of Diamond Head for breathtaking views, snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of Hanauma Bay, and witness the beauty of the Hawaiian coastline at scenic spots like the Halona Blowhole and Makapu'u Point.
Delicious Hawaiian Cuisine: Discover the flavors of Hawaii with our carefully selected dining experiences. Enjoy traditional Hawaiian dishes, fresh seafood, and luau feasts at some of the island's best restaurants.
General information regarding student tours and field trips.
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We offer a wide variety of customized educational itineraries based upon your curriculum requests and budget.
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Tour inclusions vary depending on your itinerary, but all include transportation, accommodations, venue admissions, and most meals (as outlined in your proposal).
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Yes. All itineraries are fully customizable based upon your desired destination, curriculum requests, and budget needs.
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Because we fully customize every itinerary, we can offer tours to any and every age group.
No, Zoni educational tours are not limited to school students alone. They can be arranged for college students, adult learners, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, language organizations, home-school co-ops, cultural schools/organizations, businesses, or individuals with an interest in acquiring knowledge and exploring new environments.
Absolutely. We cater to various group sizes, including homeschoolers, with fully customizable itineraries.
We require a minimum of ten paying passengers per group. We have no maximum group size.
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Planning should begin as soon as possible. International travel is typically planned 12-18 months before departure.
Zoni Educational travel tours have trained Tour Managers and Tour Leaders accompanying the group. For domestic travel there will be one Tour Leader for every 10 students and for international travel, there will be one Tour Leader for every 6 students.
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The Tour Leader is a representative from your school. The Tour Manager is affiliated with Zoni Tours and is well versed in the destinations visited.
Yes, for domestic travel we offer one free tour leader per ten paying passengers. For international travel, we offer one free tour leader per six paying passengers.
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The itineraries listed on our website include examples of destinations that we travel to, but we are happy to customize a tour of any destination you wish to visit.
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While many of our domestic tours are two-night/three-day itineraries, we can customize a tour for any desired length of time.
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Your transportation needs will be provided by Zoni Tours, unless otherwise noted in your proposal.
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Full names, dates of birth, emergency contacts, dietary restrictions, and any other relevant information needed for your itinerary.
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Students and tour leaders will be responsible for securing traveler documents and information. Zoni will keep digital copies of passports and visas for international travel in case of emergency.
All forms are signed at registration along with terms and conditions. Documentation required by your school or organization may vary.
No. Group travel is secured under one booking.
No, seats will be assigned at the time of booking.
While not guaranteed, Zoni Tours will do everything possible to accommodate this request.
Flight changes are available at your own expense, subject to group leaders' approval.
Zoni Tours will accommodate special needs per ADA and section 504. We can secure accommodations in motorcoaches, hotels, and most eateries. However, elements of certain itineraries are not accessible to wheelchairs and other devices. Please make your Educational Group Tour Coordinator aware of any special needs when you begin your travel planning.