(HawaiiNewsNow)- The AlohaBus rings in the holiday spirit with the return of its "Honolulu
Holiday Lights Tour 2012". The open-topped double-decker bus will be decked out in twinkling Christmas lights while giving Oahu visitors and kama‘aina an exciting way to view the Honolulu City Lights this season. From now until December 30, 2012, the nightly "Honolulu Holiday Lights Tour" will continuously run every 30-45 minutes between 6:00 – 10:00 p.m., picking up and dropping off riders at stops along Aloha Tower Marketplace, Ward Centers and Downtown Honolulu, including Honolulu Hale, site of the City's magnificent Christmas tree and holiday displays.
It's a jolly Christmas outing for the whole family, the best way to enjoy a view of the stunning Honolulu City Lights display," said Frank Among, vice president of sales and marketing for Gray Line Hawaii/Polynesian Adventure Tours, which operates the AlohaBus. "We encourage our passengers to hop off at Honolulu Hale, take their time exploring the magical Christmas displays with their keiki, and hop back on when they're ready to leave." Passengers will also be able to enjoy the spirit of the season by listening to the holiday music channel onboard through complimentary ear buds.
General prices are $23 for adults, $15 for children (4-12 years), and free for children 3 and under. Kamaaina and military pricing, with valid identification, is available Mondays – Thursdays from now until December 20, 2012 at $15 for adults and $10 for children (4-12 years).
Conveniently purchase tickets any of the following ways:
Online by clicking HERE
By telephone at 808-457-4300
On board any double-decker AlohaBus (credit card only).
At numerous tour and travel desks and concierge located throughout Waikiki.
At the AlohaBus kiosks located at the Nordstrom stop and Princess Kaiulani Hotel (cash and credit cards are accepted).
The entire Holiday Night Loop duration is approximately 2 hours with opportunities to hop on and off at any of the following locations: Buca Di Beppo, Honolulu Hale, Ward Warehouse, Ala Moana Shopping Center, Illikai Hotel, Hilton Hawaiian Village, Eggs N Things, Duke's Statue, Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel, Hilton Waikiki Prince Hotel, Ohana Waikiki West, and the Aqua Palm Hotel. AlohaBus encourages riders to hop off at either of the two stops nearest the Honolulu Hale Area, located on Punchbowl Street, for a close up view of the Honolulu Hale and Civic Ground decorations and festivities
Gray Line Hawaii / Polynesian Adventure Tours specializes in charters, transfers and tours of the Hawaiian Islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island of Hawaii. The company has provided reliable sightseeing land tours for over 34 years and continues to grow and explore new ways to bring the excitement and beauty of Hawaii to visitors. A division of Norwegian Cruise Line, Polynesian Adventure Tours/Gray Line Hawaii offers high quality, informative Oahu excursions including the double-decker sightseeing AlohaBus tours in and around Waikiki, Pearl Harbor tours, Pacific Aviation Museum tours, USS Missouri tours, USS Bowfin tours, and Circle Island tours. The company also offers tours of the neighbor islands, including Big Island Volcano tours, Road to Hana tours on Maui, Maui eco tours, and the Waimea Canyon tours on Kauai. The company operates a fleet of more than 200 buses in the Hawaiian Islands and transports more than 1.5 million customers a year. For more information, please visit the website by clicking HERE.
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