11 Days: Cruise Tour

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11 Days: Cruise Tour

11 Day Cruise Holiday - Pride of America

11-Day Norwegian Cruise Line

11-Day Hawaii Cruise | 4-Day Pre-Cruise Land Tour | 7-Day Cruise |5 Ports.

Hawaii is a magnificent meld of lush rainforests, sky-high waves, ancient kingdoms, World War II history and beauty of volcanic proportions. And now Norwegian Cruise Line lets you explore Oahu’s top attractions in depth on a land-based tour before your 7-day cruise. Experience the traditions of some of Hawaii’s original habitants at the Polynesian Cultural Centre and Kualoa Ranch. Wander through the surfing town of Haleiwa, part of Oahu’s legendary North Shore where surfers hang ten. Honour the lives lost at Pearl Harbour’s USS Arizona Memorial, and walk in General MacArthur’s footsteps on the Surrender Deck of the battleship USS Missouri.

This is the time to discover what paradise means to you, whether it’s pounding the surf, exploring the mountains and untouched beauty of Kualoa Mountain Ridge, or learning an authentic hula dance. So much to see, do and experience. And it’s all from Norwegian, the only cruise line to sail year-round from Honolulu.

Sailing date: 14 April 2021, 21 April 2021, 18 August 2021 OR 08 September 2021 | Departs: Waikiki

Oceanview
$3826CAD
per person based on double occupancy
  • Departure dates:
  • 14 April 2021, 21 April 2021, 18 August 2021 OR 08 September 2021
  • Package Inclusions:
  • Cruise from Waikiki to Honolulu
  • All transfers to and from sites and ship
  • All taxes & fees
  • Prices do NOT include airfare.  Prices above are per person, based on double occupancy. 
  • Rates are subject to availability at time of booking.  Many other stateroom costs are available too, please ask your friendly Downunder Travel Destination Specialist for other options available.

Trip Details

Included in your trip

Cultural Experience
Airport Transfers
Luxury Experience
Taxes & Fees
Accommodations

EXCLUDED IN YOUR TRIP

Spa Services
Motor Sports
Flights/Airfare
Guided
Tips/Gratuities

WHERE WILL YOU VISIT?

  • Honolulu
  • Kahului, Maui
  • Hilo, Hawaii
  • Kona, Hawaii
  • Nāwiliwili, Kaua`i
  • Dole Plantation and Polynesian Cultural Center
  • Pearl Harbor & Downtown Tour
  • Scenic South Shore
  • Kualoa Ranch Experience

TRIP ITINERARY

11 Days: Waikiki to Honolulu

11 Day Adventure

DAY 1 – Arrive Hotel

Steps from the azure blue waters and soft sands of Waikiki Beach, Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa offers magnificent personalized services and luxurious amenities including world-class dining, award-winning spa, interactive cultural activities, 24-hour fitness centre, swimming pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and more than 60 on-site boutiques. The resort provides the perfect place for those who want to make the most of their island experience and connect with the heart of Hawaii.

DAY 2 – Dole Plantation and Polynesian Cultural Centre

Start your day off with a beautiful scenic tour of O`ahu’s famous North Shore. Stop at the Dole Plantation. You’ll also see famous surf spots, including Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach and Ehukai Beach (Banzai Pipeline). During winter, these spots are known for monstrous waves reaching 20 to 40 feet.

Enjoy the afternoon at the Polynesian Cultural Centre, and experience authentic island villages showcasing the traditional lifestyles of some of Hawaii’s original descendants from Samoa, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Tahiti. Go native with a variety of interactive experiences from island games and tantalizing dances during the festive canoe pageant.

DAY 3 – Pearl Harbour & Downtown Tour

Immerse yourself in history. As you travel from Waikīkī toward Pearl Harbour, you will visit the Punchbowl Crater, home of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and enjoy breathtaking city and ocean views. Travelling through downtown, you’ll see the state capitol building, the governor’s mansion, Iolani Palace (the only royal palace in the United States) and the imposing King Kamehameha statue.

From there, you will visit Pearl Harbour and enjoy observations from an expert tour guide. First, you’ll take a boat shuttle to the USS Arizona Memorial, a floating memorial built over the sunken hull of the Battleship USS Arizona, the final resting place for many of the ship’s crew.

You’ll then tour the USS Bowfin, the submarine known as the “Pearl Harbour Avenger,” and get a close look at its torpedo room, engine room and sleeping quarters. Then you’ll have the chance to explore the decks of the 60,000-ton battleship USS Missouri. Don’t miss the Surrender Deck on “Mighty Mo,” where General MacArthur accepted the unconditional Japanese surrender that ended World War II.

Your afternoon continues at the Pacific Aviation Museum, within former WWII airplane hangars on Pearl Harbour’s Ford Island. Experience exhibits showcasing the stories behind WWII fighter planes and bombers. Plus see planes like an authentic Japanese Zero as well as a B-25B bomber, the planes used in 1942 during the Tokyo Raid.

DAY 4 – Scenic South Shore / Kualoa Ranch Experience

Spend another day exploring O`ahu’s beautiful outdoors. After checking out of your hotel, your luggage will be taken directly to Pride of America.

Your day continues at Kualoa Ranch. Enjoy a scenic drive showcasing the mystical and dramatic cliffs along the Ko`olau Mountain Range and gorgeous ocean views, and you’ll see why this part of O`ahu has been the location for numerous television shows and Hollywood Motion Pictures.

During your time at Kualoa Ranch, step back in time and learn how ancient Hawaiians lived and thrived as a people. Enjoy interactive experiences showing the many uses of the taro plant, ti leaves and other plants that were brought to the Hawaiian Islands on double hulled canoes by the early Polynesian settlers. Witness the process of turning taro roots into poi, learn the cultural history of hula, and try your hand at learning an authentic hula dance as well as making leis out of native plants.

After lunch and movie tour, you’ll transfer directly to the Port of Honolulu. From there, you will board Pride of America for your amazing 7-Day Hawai’i cruise, a chance to journey through the rest of the islands and further explore the Aloha State in all its majesty.

DAY 4 – Honolulu, Oahu

07:00 PM Embark

The big, blue Pacific and stunning Koolau mountains serve as a dramatic setting for Hawaii’s largest city. Climb to the top of Diamond Head. Take a romantic sunset stroll on Waikiki Beach. Catch a glimpse of history by visiting Pearl Harbour and the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

DAY 5 – Kahului, Maui

08:00 AM

A surplus of natural splendour and the genuine hospitality of its people have helped to make Maui Hawaii’s second most popular island. Explore the fascinating history of the town of Lahaina. Plant yourself on a pristine beach, or play one of the world’s most beautiful golf courses.

DAY 6 – Kahului, Maui

06:00 PM

DAY 7 – Hilo, Hawaii

08:00 AM – 06:00 PM

The entire city of Hilo is like one giant greenhouse with spectacular tropical flowers at every turn. Visit the town’s well-preserved historic buildings, which date back to the turn of the century and showcase Hawaii’s unique architecture. Just 30 miles away the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the home of the active Kilauea Volcano.

DAY 8 – Kona, Hawaii

07:00 AM – 05:30 PM (Tender Port)

Kona offers the quintessential Hawaii experience. Sunny, warm weather and crystal blue waters entice visitors to partake in a variety of surfside fun. Snorkel amongst a kaleidoscope of tropical marine life. Take a surfing lesson, a kayaking trip or head out to deeper waters for some deep-sea fishing.

DAY 9 – Nāwiliwili, Kaua`i

08:00 AM

Named after the Wiliwili trees, which once lined its picturesque harbour, this lovely port of Kaua`i is your gateway to what many believe to be Hawaii’s most beautiful island. On “The Garden Island,” nature is truly the star, from the dramatic mountains of Kokee to the cool rainforests of Haena. And the tradition of the luau adds lively entertainment unique to Hawaii.

DAY 10 – Afternoon Cruise of the Napali Coast

DAY 11 – Honolulu, Oahu

07:00 AM Disembark

The big, blue Pacific and stunning Koolau mountains serve as a dramatic setting for Hawaii’s largest city. Climb to the top of Diamond Head. Take a romantic sunset stroll on Waikiki Beach. Catch a glimpse of history by visiting Pearl Harbour and the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

 

 

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