13 days in Auckland & Hawaii Itinerary

13 days in Auckland & Hawaii Itinerary

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Auckland, New Zealand
— 1 night
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Honolulu, United States
— 4 nights
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Lahaina, United States
— 2 nights
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Kailua-Kona, United States
— 2 nights
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Hilo, United States
— 2 nights

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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
On the 14th (Sun), browse the eclectic array of goods at Clevedon Village Farmers Market, don't miss a visit to SkyTower, then stop by Pauanesia, and finally browse the different shops at LynnMall Shopping Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Auckland Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Of Hand & Heart, then browse the different shops at The Warehouse, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Strand Arcade.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Auckland vacation maker site.

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major aiports are Auckland International Airport and Hamilton International Airport. In June in Auckland, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

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Pauanesia ©
Pauanesia
Clevedon Village Farmers Market ©
Clevedon Village Farmers Market
Of Hand & Heart ©
Of Hand & Heart

4
nights
Honolulu, United States

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Your inner history buff will appreciate USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri Memorial. For shopping fun, head to Ala Moana Center or Ko Hana Distillers. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Pele's Chair, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip website.

Fly from Auckland to Honolulu in 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 22 hours. Traveling from Auckland in June, expect nights in Honolulu to be a bit warmer, around 27°C, while days are much warmer, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Lahaina.

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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

2
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Lahaina, United States

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Surf Ripper Shave Ice Co. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach, stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, and then kick back and relax at Wailea Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina trip builder site.

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Lahaina are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

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Kailua-Kona, United States

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
On the 22nd (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, look for gifts at Big Island Bees, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mauna Kea Beach and then kick back and relax at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4.5 hours. June in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©

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Hilo, United States

Hilo ©

America's Wettest City

One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
On the 24th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Hilo Farmers Market, then stop by Hilo Coffee Mill, then take in the exciting artwork at Volcano Art Center Gallery, and finally trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hilo trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Kailua-Kona to Hilo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Hilo, with lows of 24°C. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

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Volcano Art Center Gallery ©
Volcano Art Center Gallery
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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