Be Astounded by Natural Splendor Aboard These Hawaii Cruises
Hawaii via Carnival Cruises’ Carnival Legend
Carnival Cruises offers incredible value when traveling to Hawaii aboard their exciting Carnival Legend ship. From luaus to whale watching, you’ll enjoy plenty of shore excursion options averaging $100 per person. Those five days at sea will fly by when you also consider all the entertainment options offered with the Carnival Legend.
Kids or no kids, the onboard water park will instantly add a little extra fun to your vacation. Even if you need a little me-time, or one-on-one with your significant other, take a break and relax in a hammock at the Serenity adults-only retreat.
While every cruise ship has some form of entertainment, not every Hawaiian cruise can boast both a comedy club and their own interactive version of “Lip Sync Battle” for guests to enjoy.
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Princess Cruises’ Star Princess 15-day Hawaiian Islands Cruise
Travelers who choose Princess for their Hawaii cruise do so because of the unique variety of on board experiences to choose from. Cruises from January to September include the Matariki Festival, which celebrates Maori cultural traditions, and where you might even learn to fire dance.
Both kids and adults will benefit from the Discovery at Sea program, an educational experience full of enrichment activities inspired by programs like “Shark Week” and “Deadliest Catch.” Depending on how much you’re willing to spend on shore excursions, you can do things like explore a botanical garden on the low end or view volcanoes from a helicopter on the higher end.
Although most Hawaiian cruises depart from Vancouver or stay amid the Hawaiian islands, Princess has a round-trip cruise departing from Los Angeles, with a stop in Ensenada, Mexico before returning to the States.
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Holland America Westerdam 18-Day Circle Hawaii
If you’re looking for more of a luxury experience while cruising to Hawaii, consider Holland America’s Westerdam ship. Even the most basic interior stateroom includes amenities like a Sealy mattress, terry cloth bathrobes and Elemis Aromapure bath products. Explore the ship’s culinary workshop offerings and learn cake decorating or how to craft your own wine blend.
As you journey between the Hawaiian islands, take a full- or half-day shore excursion to one of Hawaii’s natural wonders like the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” Waimea Canyon. Small group options are available for an even more in-depth experience from local tour guides or hire a private car and create your own overland itinerary.
Plus with Holland America’s Explorations Central program, you can dive into the local culture before you even step foot on one of the islands, learning lei-making or getting insider info on the hottest nightclubs.