Waikiki, movie wonders and Napa wine.
This once-in-a-lifetime tour has something for everyone! You’ll kick off in wonderful Waikiki - think sun, surf, sand, shopping and a myriad of dining and entertainment options at your fingertips - with a match against the local Hawaii Harlequins Old Boys. Then jet to LA and visit the world famous Universal Studios, before heading north along the Pacific Coast Highway to San Francisco. The icing on the cake - a wine tour of the Napa Valley!
Fly to Honolulu International Airport and enjoy a Golden Oldies Meet and Greet before transferring to either Queen Kapiolani Hotel, Waikiki or Aston Waikiki Beach Tower Hotel or similar.
A quiet day or rest and recreation with optional sightseeing tours, activities or just relaxing at the beach and the evening enjoying the Waikiki Restaurants, Bars and Entertainment.
An optional game of friendly Golden Oldies Rugby with the local Hawaii Harlequins Old Boys at Kapiolani Park followed by great social interaction with the locals at their favourite Rugby Bar. Plenty of time during the day for a swim at the beach area immediately opposite the park.
Another day of rest and recreation giving you time to enjoy one of the many wonderful tours or cruises available from your hotel. Another evening enjoying one or two of the Waikiki restaurants, bars and entertainment venues.
Relaxed and refreshed you fly to Los Angeles Airport with a guided sightseeing tour of the Los Angeles area upon arrival. Late afternoon pre-registered check-in at a Sheraton Universal City Hotel or similar. Free evening.
Free day to enjoy an optional tour of Universal Studios or to take one of the many tours available from your hotel or perhaps just explore the intriguing Universal Walk. Evening free to enjoy one of the many local restaurants.
Coach travel from Los Angeles to Monterey on the spectacular Pacific Coast Highway with a stop en-route at San Simeon for a tour of the Hearst Castle. Overnight in Monterey at the Monterey Hyatt Regency Hotel or similar. Free evening to enjoy Old Fisherman’s Wharf or Cannery Row.
Take the famed 17-Mile Drive followed by time at Carmel-by-the-Sea. In the mid-afternoon drive north along the Pacific Coast Highway to San Francisco with hotel accommodation at Zeppelin Hotel just off Union Square. Free evening to explore Union Square and enjoy one of the manly local restaurants or bars.
Guided sightseeing tour of San Francisco in the morning followed by a visit to Sausalito for a pleasant seaside lunch. Ferry back to San Francisco with the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in San Francisco.
Morning and afternoon tour to the Napa Valley with 2 private winery tours and traditional wine tastings. Overnight in San Francisco.
Transfer to SF International Airport (SFO) for the flight to Denver to be met on arrival and transferred to the Festival Hotel of your choice.
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We’ve done the miles.
You can be rest assured the team at VSL Travel have the experience and knowledge to make sure your pre or post tour is a real highlight of Golden Oldies Denver. After all, we’ve been preparing boutique tours for close to two decades – and we believe this expertise makes the world of difference.
We don't cut corners.
Over time we’ve grown an extensive network of travel partners – these are well-established, highly professional operators that we trust. Time and time again they’ve delivered a seamless tour experience, and they will do so again with Denver.
We bend over backwards.
Because we’re a smaller company, we can be a lot more flexible with the tours we prepare. Say you wanted to play an extra match or meet up with local rugby stalwarts, we’d simply get on the phone and make the arrangements. So even though we’ve put together sample itineraries, please come to us if you’d prefer something different!
One point of contact.
All your travel arrangements can be booked through the Golden Oldies office – which saves going backwards and forwards with an overseas tour operator or agent. Plus we can organise travel insurance and assist with any required documentation such as visas.