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Cruising The Hawaiian Islands

January 3, 2012

Cruising The Hawaiian Islands

Cruising the Hawaiian Islands allows one to really get a feel for the heritage of Hawaii as well as enjoy and experience multiple different locations, instead of being coped up in a hotel room and only able to explore one island. On a Hawaiian Island cruise you won’t worry about lodging and itineraries as the cruise ship sets that all up for you, allowing you to sit back and enjoy a stress free vacation. Whether you are looking to getaway for a family vacation, honeymoon, spring break or other, cruising the Hawaiian Islands will make your vacation an experience of a lifetime. Below are all the cruise lines that offer Hawaiian Islands itineraries and what the boats have to offer!

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Cruise Lines That Are Cruising The Hawaiian Islands

Norwegian Cruise Lines

  • Pride of America - Offering 3, 4 and 7 day Hawaiian Island cruises, referred to as an “island hopping” cruise, where guests will be immersed in American culture, and themed rooms with American cars, California Gold Rush and Chigago Skyscrappers. Also offered aboard are 14 different different eateries like; Japanese, American Cusine, a steakhouse, Italian, French and more. Cruisers on the Pride of American will also enjoy recreation like; 9 different bars and lounges, live entertainment, magicians, unicycle jugglers, theatre acts at the Hollywood Theater, an aracde, card room, golf driving net, hot tubs and pools, a Mandara Spa, a gyrosphere and kids and teens clubs for parents looking to get some alone time! Ports of call for this Hawaiian Island hopper cruise are; Honolulu, Nawiliwili, Kona Coast, Hilo as well as Kahului. The ship is also near brand new, launched in 2006 making it the newest ship in the Norwegian Cruise ship line up, as well as the lone ship “sailing under the US flag” as NCL puts it, which is the first ship to have this status in over 50 years.

The Pride of American is the only cruise ship that departs in Hawaii, and allows its passengers to experience 4 major islands, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Big Island which then docks back in Hawaii. There are other cruise lines that offer Hawaiian Island cruises but depart from a different place in the United States other than Hawaii which below are those cruise lines.

Princess Cruises

  • Princess Cruises offers round trip cruises around the Hawaiian Islands that depart from both Los Angeles as well as San Francisco. Maui, Hilo, Honolulu and Kauai are the 4 islands that you get to visit when cruising with Princess Cruises. (more…)