Surfing, Volcanoes and Tropical Forest Adventure: Intergenerational Hawaii
Create memories with your grandchild through an interactive learning experience as you explore active volcanoes, coastal reefs and tropical rainforests on this land and sea adventure.
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Program No. 12426RJ
9 days
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At a Glance

Create memories with your grandchild on an interactive learning adventure that reveals Hawaii’s bountiful treasures on four different islands and at sea. Discover active volcanoes and tropical rainforests, roam coastal ecosystems, share the history of Pearl Harbor, soar among the tress on a tandem zipline, and celebrate your Hawaiian experiences at a fun-filled traditional luau.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Walking up to two miles daily over varied terrain in minimal shade. Some stairs getting on and off bus. Limited wheelchair-accessible rooms. Elevation up to 4,100 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover Hawaiian culture at a luau with traditional Hawaiian cuisine, music, dances and island crafts.
  • Visit a private lo`i (traditional taro farm) to understand the importance of this food to the Hawaiians.
  • Enjoy a lesson in surfing or outrigger canoe wave-riding from Waikiki's famous “beach boys.”

General Notes

This program is for grandchildren ages 8-12. This voyage combines Road Scholar’s trademark education and camaraderie with Norwegian Cruise Line’s many activities and dining and entertainment options. While you’ll spend much of your time with the Road Scholar group, please consider that you’ll be on a large ocean liner with passengers of all ages. Because of the special nature of this program, we request that you call us to enroll. Please call toll free at (800) 454-5768, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. ET.
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Andrew A Lockwood
Andrew Lockwood is the President of Pacific Islands Institute, an educational travel company specializing in cultural and eco-experiences throughout Hawaii and the Pacific for almost 25 years and has a great appreciation for the life-changing impact of global travel. He has been creating and coordinating Road Scholar programs since 1992 and carrying luggage for Elderhostel participants as a high school student in the early 1980s when his mother was the Hawaii Loa College Elderhostel Director. Andrew is an involved husband and parent of three children.
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