Published on August 22nd, 2014 | by Art News
How to Choose the Best Tour Guide for Your Oahu Vacation
If you’re planning a trip to Oahu, don’t forget to look at the many different types of tour guides that can show you around Oahu. While the area is beautiful no matter who you see it with or how, the right tour guide can help you get the most of your experience.
Most tours will bring you to the same standard locations in Oahu. The Pearl Harbor Tour is an old favorite, along with the Dole Plantation and the various shopping centers. Since these tours are often so similar, the types of tour guides available are the main distinguishing factor that can transform your visit from good to unforgettable.
The best types of tour guides are from the area. They have the strongest ability to navigate the island and can show you the ins and outs better than more corporate group tours can. They also have a much richer understanding of Hawaiian history and can explain it to you with passion and showmanship.
Experienced tour guides are even able to craft the experience into a structured and enjoyable narrative, entertaining while they teach and creating an unforgettable experience for you and your family. There’s never a dull moment with a good tour guide, and you’ll leave the island feeling like you truly saw everything you wanted to. Even better, you’ll be eagerly awaiting the next time you can visit.
Small guided tours are often ideal for visiting the various locations around Oahu. With fewer people, tours often take on a more intimate and personalized feel. Tour guides regularly interact with their visitors, and the most passionate guides often remember each of them by name.
Oahu is an expensive trip to make for many people, so it’s understandable to balk at paying even more for a tour guide. But if you’re able to make the trip, why not pay a little extra and see the island in style?