15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Bus:  14​h 15​min
1
Haleiwa, Oahu
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Hanalei, Kauai
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Kihei, Maui
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Haleiwa, Oahu

Haleiwa ©
Haleiwa is a North Shore community and census-designated place (CDP) in the Waialua District of the island of Oahu, City and County of Honolulu. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Skydiving and Sharks Cove. You'll get in some beach time at Turtle Bay Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Haleiwa: Kapolei (Ko Olina Lagoons & Dolphin & Whale Watching). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Waimea Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Laniakea Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and appreciate the views at Waimea Valley.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Haleiwa online travel planner .

Sydney, Australia to Haleiwa is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Haleiwa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, you will find days in Haleiwa are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are much warmer (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Haleiwa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pupukea, Turtle Bay Beach, Ko Olina Lagoons
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Ko Olina Lagoons ©
Ko Olina Lagoons
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park
Laniakea Beach ©
Laniakea Beach

4
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) and Anini Beach. Get in touch with nature at Hanakapiai Falls and Queen's Bath. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ke'e Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Tunnels Beach, and immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hanalei trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Haleiwa to Hanalei. In July, daily temperatures in Hanalei can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Princeville, Ke'e Beach, Na Pali Coast State Park
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Anini Beach ©
Anini Beach
Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

6
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wailea Beach Path and Ulua Beach. Visiting Keawakapu Beach and Honolua Bay will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Kihei: Kapalua Beach (in Kapalua), Lahaina (Maui On Metal, Napili Beach, & more) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Ka'anapali). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kamaole Beach Park II, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamaole Beach Park III, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and sample the fine beverages at Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kihei online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Hanalei to Kihei takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Lahaina, Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, Zipline, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Keawakapu Beach ©
Keawakapu Beach
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path

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