11 days in Hawaii Itinerary

11 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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11 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  13​h
Lihue, Kauai
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Melbourne

1
day
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): stop by Kapaia Stitchery, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, and finally stroll through Poipu Beach Park.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lihue travel itinerary planner

Melbourne, Australia to Lihue is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Melbourne to Lihue due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lihue when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Poipu
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Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn
Helicopter Tours

2
days
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maui Ocean Center and then stroll through Wailea Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kihei travel tool

Getting from Lihue to Kihei by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi. December in Kihei sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailea Beach, Maui Ocean Center
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Maui Ocean Center
Maui Ocean Center
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

6
days
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Bring the kids along to Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Waimea Bay in Haleiwa--about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument, take an in-depth tour of Iolani Palace, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary tool

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kihei to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. December in Honolulu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Nuuanu Pali Lookout
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

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