Team North America Update: Jules & Brock in Oahu

August 16, 2012 by

Dream Travel Job, North America, Photos & Videos, Things to Do

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Jules and Brock said adiós to sunny San Diego and aloha to Hawaii for the last portion of their trip! First they started in Oahu where they explored its famous landmarks, including Pearl Harbor, and took part in some adventurous activities.

Day 1

Pearl Harbor

Jules and Brock at Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor was the site of the December 7, 1941 bombing that pulled the United States into World War II. Now it still serves as a Navy base, but the memorial sites also attract visitors.

Oahu Sunset Dinner Cruise


After learning about some of the history of the island, the team took an Oahu Sunset Dinner Cruise that included a 5-course dinner and Hawaiian show and dancing, plus great views of the coastline.

Day 2

Hanauma Bay Snorkeling

Hanauma Bay

On a Hanauma Bay Snorkeling Adventure Half-Day Tour, Brock and Jules got to tour one of the most popular natural attractions in the world! Hanauma Bay is in the sunken caldera of an extinct volcano, with famously clear waters that make snorkeling a perfect activity.

Paradise Cove Luau


Then they enjoyed a night of Hawaiian culture and hospitality at the Paradise Cove Luau for a sunset dinner and show!

Day 3

Polynesian Cultural Center

Brock's debut as a ukelele performer

At the Polynesian Cultural Center, Jules and Brock learned about the daily adventures of Hawaiian and other South Pacific cultures at eight island villages. They could take a canoe ride on the lagoon, cook a meal in the Samoan village, get temporary tattoos, practice spear throwing, and take ukelele lessons.

Day 4

Oahu Helicopter Tour

View of Oahu from the helicopter

On a 45-minute Oahu Helicopter Tour the team flew over Oahu’s Keehi Lagoon, historic Honolulu Harbor, Aloha Tower, Ala Moana Beach Park, Magic Island and world-famous Waikiki Beach!

Oahu Atlantis Submarine

Jules, filming Oahu's underwater wildlife

Then the Oahu Atlantis Submarine Adventure took them below the surface, where they got the chance to observe marine life up close without getting wet.

Next stop: Maui!

Read more about Oahu in our Insider’s Guide to Visiting Oahu

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– Viator Travel Team

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