Hawaii Expedition & Adventures
Hawaii Expedition and Adventures offers a scenic air tour and informative ground tour of the original Leper Colony. They are devoted to bringing people who are truly interested in knowing about the history of Kalaupapa and the legacy of the work that Father Damien left behind. Tour is conducted in one of the old school buses escorted and narrated by one of the residents of Kalaupapa. To visit Kalaupapa and Kalawao today is truly a unique experience.
Description: Enjoy a scenic flight between Kapalua and Kalaupapa, with breathtaking views of the tallest sea cliffs in the world, cascading waterfalls and rugged terrain. Once on the ground, you will be met by your tour guide for a fully escorted and narrated tour of this humbling place. Visit historic Kalaupapa and Kalawao and learn about the dedication of Father Damien to his patients, providing nursing help, spiritual care and consolation to the living, and burying his parishioners when they died. Father Damien was a religious missionary, a skilled carpenter and an able organizer who relieved many of the sufferings of the residents believed to have leprosy (now called Hansen's Disease) that were exiled to Kalaupapa.
Departure Point: Kahului Airport Commuter Terminal.
Operates: Monday - Saturday at 9:00am. Tour times may vary.
Duration: 5 hours.
|Adults 16 and Up||$389.00||$389.00|