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romantic day trip for anniversary

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romantic day trip for anniversary

Hi everyone

My husband and I will be in Hawaii as part of a bigger trip to the US whilst we are in Hawaii it will be our wedding anniversary.

I am hoping to surpise my husband with a Luau at The Royal Hawaiian on the Monday night (our anniversary is on thetuesday and then a nice day trip somewhere on the tuesday. Ideally we would prefer to be alone just the two of us. we are both reasonably fit but my husband is far from the great adventurer!

Is there any tours or day trips anyone can reccomend for us I would be willing to spend up to about $650 USD for the perfect tour ideally less.

Also with the Royal hawaiian Luau how far in advance do we need to book we are coming in March?

Thanks for your time

Perth, Australia
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1. Re: romantic day trip for anniversary

You could fly to another island for the day.

Have a look at these websites.




The last two are booklets which are free in Waikiki on the sidewalk. But this is an online version, where you can click at the top right hand side to turn the pages.

There are some organised tours to other islands, or you can just fly yourself and hire a car.

The Big Island of Hawaii has the volcano ... Maui has its own special magic .. you could have a nice lunch at a "posh" restaurant ie the Four Seasons or Grand Wailea; or drive the Hana Hwy ... or go to Kauai, the garden island, and drive to the north shore, where many films are made. In the meantime go to the movies to see George Clooneys latest, the Descendants .. filmed on Kauai and Oahu.

You could do a helicopter tour on any island .. and most do a film of your ride, which you can purchase on a DVD format to take home with you.

There are numerous options .. or if you want to stay on Oahu, go to the north shore for a nice lunch at Haleiwa Joe's or Jamesons by the Sea.

I'd book the luau as soon as you can. You wont want to be disappointed.

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2. Re: romantic day trip for anniversary

I like eagles' idea, but if it seems like too much time/$ to see another island, you could do a shorter helicopter tour of Oahu. DH & I did one in Maui, on our honeymoon, and it was definitely our most unforgettable moment. Holding hands while zipping over cliffs & waterfalls.... amazingly romantic.:)

good luck!

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3. Re: romantic day trip for anniversary

You could pack a picnic lunch and head to the north shore via the windward side. Stop at a variety of beaches where you won't find a lot of people. You could hire a private catamaran for a sunset cruise or sail. You could go skydiving!! Couples massage at the Royal Hawaiian. Plenty of things to do without having to go off island.

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4. Re: romantic day trip for anniversary

Hi there,

My hubby and I had our photos taken by the wonderful Kai Photo (http://www.kai-photo.com) on our anniversary at STUNNING Waimanalo Bay. It was so much fun and the photos were absolutely gorgeous (Kyler of Kai Photo is fantastic!). It felt like we had the whole beach to ourselves. Afterwards we had a picnic and a swim. It was one of the best days of our trip and having the photos to document our day made it so much more special. For romance, I highly recommend heading to the Waimanalo/ Kaliua beach area, very secluded area with breathtaking beaches.

Have a great trip!

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5. Re: romantic day trip for anniversary

Cialis and a bottle of champagne, and anywhere will be good for a romantic day trip....

Edited: 10 January 2012, 23:59
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6. Re: romantic day trip for anniversary


A heli tour of the island is a good idea.

No great rush to book the luau, but they do fill up.

They have a nice " Timeline of Hawaii " show


Edited: 11 January 2012, 03:52
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