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Top 3 Reasons why you Should Go on A Hawaiian Cruise

August 16, 2012

Hawaiian Cruise

There is something so magical about Hawaii and every year thousands and thousands of people choose Hawaii as their number one destination spot for vacation. Some people choose to fly into Hawaii and explore on their own while others will choose to go an exotic Hawaiian Cruise. While both choices are great there are some benefits that can be only be found by choosing to take a cruise to Hawaii and being able to explore all Hawaii really has to offer. Let’s take a look at just a few examples of why you should choose to go on a Hawaiian cruise.

An Exotic Adventure Awaits Aboard This Exotic Pacific Cruise

A cruise to Hawaii is a thrilling and exciting adventure. Many people will often say that a Hawaiian cruise is a dream vacation for them. This is due to the fact that aboard a cruise ship there are many activities for you to enjoy. From dining under the stars, to (more…)

Cruise Lines Offering 7 Day Hawaiian Cruises

February 22, 2012

7 Day Hawaiian Cruises

The only current provider of 7 day Hawaiian cruises is Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) who offers cruises that depart out of Honolulu and visit various locations around the Hawaiian Islands including Hilo, Kuaui, Kona and Kahului. 7 Day cruises to Hawaii are offered  by Norwegian in months that include March, April and May which it circles through the islands and works its way back to the Port of Honolulu. The trip itself is offered on their Pride of American which is the only ship sailing under the US Flag, which it first started offering one week Hawaiian cruise vacations in 2005 and its is the first ship to sail under the US flat in order 50 years. Being that it is so new, cruisers will be able to experience  the most up to date accomidation, ammenities and activities, offering one of the best cruise ships to take your Hawaii cruise on.

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Activities On NCL’s 7 Day Hawaiian Cruises

The 7 day Hawaii cruises offered on the Pride of America consist of being docked for almost a 100 hours, meaning that half the trip is spent doing on shore activities equating to less time being on the water. The trip consists of visiting 4 islands in the following order; Maui on days 3 and 4, Hilo on day 5, Kona on day 6 and Kauai on Day 7 where you will either be on shore or sailing with 360 degree tropical views. As far as what you can expect to encounter on the boat, here is a list of details that ecompass a Pride of America 7 day Hawaiian cruise:

  • A welcoming round of champagne for the guests before they leave Honolulu.
  • USA themed ship with pictures and statues of all that represents freedom in America.
  • Live entertainment as well as a host of different restaurants and lounges.
  • Pools and hot tubs.
  • A butler at your service with certain cruise packages.
  • State of the art fitness ceneter with massage services.

A myriad of on shore activities are offered as well, some of which include: (more…)

Hawaiian Cruises From Honolulu

January 11, 2012

Hawaiian Cruises From Honolulu

Hawaiian cruises from Honolulu are pretty hard to come by as only one cruise line offers them, and that it, drum roll… Norwegian Cruise Lines! Not only do they offer Hawaii cruises from Honolulu, they also offer their cruisers the best deals, as they have their “Best Price Gaurantee” which states that when you buy your ticket, you have 48 hours to try and find a better price on the same type of trip, which if you do then you get to choose from either a re-price where you cruise vacation will be set at the lower cost, or get 110 percent of whatever the difference was between Norwegian’s price and the competitors price in the form of onboard credit!

Norwegian Hawaiian Crusies From Honolulu Itineraries

Norwegian cruises has desiganted their Pride of America cruise ship to be their tour ship for cruising the Hawaiian Islands from Honolulu, which prices as of 2012 range from; $999 for inside cabins, $1099 for oceanview rooms, $1519 for a balcony room as well as $2449 for the suites. All of the Pride of America’s itineraries consist of 7 day round trip cruises, which the departure port is Honolulu and the ports of call, or places they visit consist of Kona, Maui, Kauai as well as Hilo. The Pride of America Honolulu has at least one departure date and usually 4, every single month, offering a wide range of choices for when you want to take your cruise vacation, all of which depart from the Aloha Tower Market Place Pier.

The Pride of America offers guests an experience unlike any other cruise ship on the water, with their “Island Hopping” cruises of Hawaii. With a massive American flag-like design streaked down each side of the ship, you will know that you have arrived on the only ship that cruises “under th American flag”, the first ship to do so in over 50 years! The ship itself offers a guest experience the consists of: (more…)

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…)

Hawaiian Island Cruises from Honolulu

July 20, 2011

Hawaiian Island Cruises from Honolulu

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There are a couple differnt cruise lines out there to choose from if you are looking for Hawaiian Island Cruise from Honolulu itineraries. Whether you just moved into Hawaii and are looking to make yourself familiar with your new home, or have been a local since day one and want to explore the other island that are close to you, Hawaiian Island cruises from Honolulu are made possible by cruise companies out there for screaming deals because they are all competing against eachother to get your business, so you have the opportunity to get the same cruise vacation for a discounted cost! This article will show you each cruise company that is offering Hawaiian Island cruises from Honolulu and their departure dates as well as give you a little background information on each cruise line to help you narrow down you search even more for which one you want to cruise the islands with.

Cruise lines that offer Hawaiian Island Cruises from Honolulu

There are two different cruise lines that depart out of the Port of Honolulu and offer cruises at all different times of the year, here is the list of cruise lines you can choose from:

  • Norwegian cruise line is one of the companies that provides Hawaiian Island Cruises from Honolulu on their Pride of America cruise ship. Some of the best things about sailing with Norwegian is it’s ”free style cruising” which gives you the freedom to eat when and where you want without having to be assigned times and places to eat, and they also gauratees that they give you the lowest price. This ship is all about showing you all that Hawaii has to offer, provding over 60 cruises through Hawaii with four or more departure dates in each month of the year. The cruise dates are as follows:

All of these are 7 days cruises: JANUARY 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, FEBRUARY 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, MARCH 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, APRIL 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, MAY 7th, 14th, 21st, 28, JUNE 4th ,11th, 18th, 25th, JULY 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, AUGUST 6th, 13th, 20th, SEPTEMBER 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, OCTOBER 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, NOVEMBER 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, DECEMBER 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th.

  • Princess Cruises is also another line that offers Hawaiian Island cruises from Honolulu. They offer far less options compared to Norwegian but still give you a couple chances to cruise the islands of Hawaii with their one way trip from Honolulu to Papeete which is in Tahiti where you will visit three spots in Hawaii that are Hilo, Lahaina and Nawiliwili in Hawaii then carry onto Papeete while stopping in Raiatea, Bora Bora and Moorea. The Princess Cruises are smaller than most cruise ships giving you the feel of knowing where you are on the ship instead of feeling lost in the shuffle on bigger ships. They offer a very eleagant cruise experience with many things to do onboard ranging from large entertainment shows, playing cards in the casino to the 9 hole mini golf course which are some in the large list of activities.  There is one other option for Hawaiian Island Cruises from Honolulu that Princess offers although it carries on to as far as Austrailia. This is a 19 day cruise that ends up in Sydney but only has one stop in Hawaii and the is in Lahaina.

Conclusion to Hawaiian Island cruises from Honolulu

The best option out there to cruise from Honolulu to the Hawaiian Islands has to be Norwegian cruise line if you are only looking to stay within Hawaii. If you are looking to get more out Hawaiian Island cruises from Hawaii with the chance to stop at different locations, then Princess is a great line for that.