• On Sep 20, 2016
    Amy from CA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    We are traveling to Aulani for the First Time. I am super-Disney planner, but feel very unprepared for this. I want to make the most of our trip! What do I need to do in advance - I expect it to be VERY busy.


    Thank you for visiting us here at the Disney Parks Moms Panel! Since a visit to this fabulous Resort remains on my Disney "Bucket list," I checked with my friend and Aulani Expert, fellow Disney Parks Moms Panelist, Andrea H., for some fantastic tips. Here is where she suggests you begin:

    Explore and Reserve Your Excursions:
    With so much to see and do on this beautiful island, you will certainly want to team up with the professionals to explore. From a moving visit to O'ahu's WWII Memorials, to stand-up paddleboarding or zip line tours, there is something for every Guest in your party.

    Check the Daily 'Iwa:
    Spend some time getting familiar with the types of activities that interest you.

    Schedule Private Photography:
    Take a moment now to arrange a session with a private photographer to really capture some of the gorgeous moments of your vacation. You can even arrange a 20-minute sunset session with a Disney PhotoPass Photographer for the perfect balance of quality, attention, and value!

    Wishing you many magical memories,


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"To all who come to this happy place, welcome." I am the lucky wife to my brave Prince, a homeschool mom to two bold and brilliant daughters, and a wine educator. Joining the Disney Vacation Club meant that our family could travel to a "World of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy" as often as we could sneak away, so we do! I'm so glad you have joined us and would be thrilled to sprinkle a little Pixie Dust on your next unforgettable vacation! Learn More About Sally

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