Sail away to Paradise on a trip-of-a-lifetime to the beautiful Hawaiian Islands.
Spend seven glorious days cruising while visiting four Hawaiian Islands.
1 Arrive in Hawaii
After a flight across the Pacific arrive at Honolulu airport where you
are warmly welcomed with a fragrant fresh flower lei. Tonight, join
your Tour Manager and traveling companions at a welcome dinner.
2 Honolulu, Oahu and Board NCL’s Pride of America
Your Hawaiian cruise adventure begins with a tour of cosmopolitan
Honolulu with its tropical ambiance and one of the world’s best
beaches, Waikiki. Your island touring today includes stops at Punchbowl
National Cemetery, the impressive Iolani Palace and the King
Kamehameha Statue. Later, board Pride of America
where a welcome aboard dinner awaits.
Meals: B, D
3 & 4 Port of Call: Kahului, Maui
Your first port of call is at Kahului on the Hawaiian island of Maui.
Known as “The Valley Isle,” Maui’s natural wonders will set your
spirit free. Optional excursions here include the lush Iao Valley,
where the famed “Battle of Kepaniwai” took place in 1790, or visit
Haleakala National Park with its 27,000 acres on the mountain of
Haleakala, a massive volcano that is at the heart of Maui’s torso. The
Observation Center located here provides a birds-eye view of the
enormous crater and the surrounding area.
Be sure to visit the historic
town of Lahaina which offers a wide variety of boutiques and
cafes along the famous Front Street. Meals: 2 B, 2 L, 2 D
5 Port of Call: Hilo, Hawaii
The Pride of America
brings you to the east side of the “Big Island” to the port of Hilo. Take an optional trip to the island’s most popular attraction, Volcanoes National Park where you’ll encounter the
earth’s most primal forces. See this active volcano spew plumes of
steam into the atmosphere and look for molten rock from ongoing
lava flows. You may also spend time in the city of Hilo or visit beautiful
Akaka Falls. Meals: B, L, D
6 Port of Call: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
The Kailua-Kona region is known for its beautiful stretch of bays,
fishing villages, tropical rainforests and coffee plantations. On an
optional tour you can explore the Kona Coast and snorkel the pristine
waters of Kealakekua Bay, visit the only seahorse farm in the
U.S., or climb aboard the Atlantis
submarine, the most technologically
advanced passenger submarine in the world. Meals: B, L, D
7 & 8 Nawiliwili, Kauai
Your cruising brings us to Kauai, “The Garden Isle.” Encompassing
roughly 550 square miles, Kauai is the oldest and most northerly of
the Hawaiian Islands. An optional excursion here will include a relaxing
scenic cruise on the Wailua River to visit Fern Grotto.
Another is a visit to Waimea Canyon. 10 miles long and more than
3,500 feet deep, Waimea Canyon was described by Mark Twain as
the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific.” Meals: 2 B, 2 L, 2 D
9 & 10 Return Flight Home
After disembarking in Honolulu, a group transfer brings you to the airport for flights home after 12:00 p.m.
For those who wish, you an make your own arrangements to visit the USS Arizona
Memorial en route to the airport through NCL while on board the ship. Please ensure your flights are booked out after 6:00 p.m. if you consider this excursion. Fly through the night and return home in the morning.