The Big Island is pure adventure. Fly helicopters over steaming volcanoes, go snorkeling and diving along some of the world's most productive reefs, hike in private reserves, explore cavernous lava tubes, and star gaze from the peak of Mauna Kea. Get connected with local sustainability efforts on a joyful celebration of Hawaii’s culture, landscape and generous spirit.
Atop mighty Mauna Kea, on a private VIP visit to its world-famous observatory, you’ll see more stars than you ever thought possible. Flying low on a private helicopter ride over the dramatic, molten landscape of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, you feel a connection to this magical place, grateful for all the Island of Hawaii has to offer.
Our Hawaii is for anybody who loves culture, and plenty of island adventure. Spice up a beach vacation with VIP access to parts of the island not open to the public.
The Big Island is a year-round destination, with consistent temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s. Our favorite times of year to visit are April thru May and August thru October.
More snorkeling and diving, surf lessons, a day of deep-sea fishing, golfing or mountain biking—or slow down at an oceanside spa. We can curate a Big Island experience to to suit your interests.
White-sand beaches and black-lava landscapes, an idyllic retreat and perfectly situated for our Big Island adventures.
A microcosm of Hawaiian landscape and spirit, our hotel resort gets its name from a Hawaiian Queen—and makes you feel like royalty. Lava fields spill into lush tropical grounds that lead to an immaculate white sand beach shared by Hawaiian green turtles. Fresh, locally sourced food, music that speaks to your heart and hospitality that nurtures your soul, the spirit of Hawaii from its long-held traditions to its inspired art informs every detail of our idyllic retreat.
We can plan a custom, private departure for any group size. Our custom trips are perfect for a couple wishing to travel on their own, a family, or a multi-generational group. If you’re looking to travel on one of our group departures on a private basis, a minimum number of travelers may apply.
Yes, we can craft an unforgettable milestone celebration or company retreat for groups as large as 40 or more.
Our level of curation, care, and in-country connections. We handle everything, overseeing your experience from beginning to end with the highest levels of ownership and responsibility. We support you every step of the way with comprehensive itineraries, detailed day-by-day descriptions, insider destination info, and 24/7 dedicated support.
Preferably six to nine months in advance and earlier for holiday travel. We stay in unique, in-demand boutique and luxury hotels where advance reservations are important to secure the best accommodations possible. We can help with last-minute travel planning, however availability may be limited.
We curate your MO/AD Private Departure to ensure the experiences are authentic, immersive, and included in your trip price. Your itinerary typically includes accommodations, airport transfers, private transportation for all day trips and excursions, privately guided tours with local guides, exclusive VIP access and activities, and meals as detailed in your itinerary.
MO/AD Private Departures typically cost $750 to $1,500 per person, per day, and vary by destination, time of year, number of people in your group, and types of activities you prefer.
MO/AD Private Departures do not include roundtrip airfare to/from your destination, travel insurance, gratuities for local guides, hotel incidentals, and any activities and meals not included in your itinerary.
After learning more about you, your interests, preferred style of travel, dates, and budget, we will present you with initial ideas and examples of what we can plan for you. In order to design a detailed itinerary and check availability, there is a $500 non-refundable planning deposit due. This will be applied to your final trip cost. Once your itinerary is perfect, we require a 25% non-refundable confirmation deposit to start confirming all of your arrangements. Many of our local partners and hotels require additional advance deposits to secure the best accommodations. The balance of your trip cost is due 90 days prior to travel.
See our Terms & Conditions for complete details about our policies regarding your MO/AD Private Departure booking.