Discovering Hawaii's National Parks With Your Grandchild
Explore Hawaii’s National Parks with your grandchild, joining experts to learn about volcanoes, rainforests and island ecology. Plus, experience traditional culture at a backyard luau!
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Program No. 22299RJ
8 days
Starts at
8 days
7 nights
18 meals
7B 5L 6D
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At a Glance

Take your grandchild on a tropical learning adventure that includes water sports, experiential learning at historic sites, exploring National Parks, a service project and more! This intergenerational journey to Hawaii starts in Honolulu, where you’ll learn to surf with Waikiki’s famous “beach boys” and delve into U.S. history at iconic memorials and museums. Take a quick flight to Hilo, where expert-led nature walks bring you through lush rainforests and volcanic landscapes. Work together to help with a forest restoration project in Volcanoes National Park before venturing on to breathtaking Kona.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking two miles daily on varied terrain. Get on/off bus several times a day. At Thurston Lava Tube, navigate up/down 15-20 slippery stairs. Elevations up to 4,100 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn about U.S. history at iconic sites, including the USS Arizona Memorial and the USS Battleship Missouri.
  • Explore Hawaii Volcanoes National Park with an expert volcanologist and give back by participating in service work in the park.
  • Experience an authentic backyard luau with locals who will share traditions of old Hawaii.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-13. For a comparable family adventure for all generations, check out program #22817! Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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