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Explore Hawaii like never before on this getaway cruise, featuring: Honolulu, Maui, Big Island, Kona, and Kauai. Whether you are crossing Hawaii off your bucket list or returning to the unforgettable islands, this cruise tour will reset your mind, body and spirit.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Honolulu, Hawaii

Transfer to the airport and check-in for your flight to Honolulu, Hawaii. Upon arrival in Hawaii, we will be greeted and transferred to our Waikiki Beach Hotel in Honolulu.

Day 2 - Honolulu

This morning is free to explore Waikiki on your own or  take a stroll on the beach right across the street from the hotel.  Later, we will visit the Polynesian Cultural Center and explore the seven Polynesian Cultures to view the islands through native eyes.  Experience everything the center has to offer including a canoe pageant, hula lessons, and canoe rides.  Tonight, enjoy a traditional Hawaiian Luau. 

Day 3 - Embark on the Pride of America

This morning we will visit Pearl Harbor & U.S.S. Arizona Memorial before embarking on the Pride of America.

Departure: 7:00pm

Day 4 - Maui

Arrive in Maui this morning and you’ll immediately see why Maui is known as “The Magic Isle.” Actually, there are several! Discover them today with Tours of Distinction’s Private Island Excursion.

Shore Excursion: Enjoy a tram tour of the 60-acre working Maui Tropical Plantation. You’ll see where they grow all of their Tropical Fruits and Flowers and take in views of breathtaking scenery. Tour highlights include: Iao Valley and Lahaina Town.

Arrive: 8:00am | Overnight

Day 5 - Maui

Explore Maui on your own today! An incredible amount of natural splendor and friendly locals have made Maui Hawaii’s second most popular island. Discover the fascinating history of Lahaina, plant yourself on a white sandy beach, play one of the world’s most beautiful gold courses or discover ever climatic zone that exists on Earth.

Depart: 6:00pm

Day 6 - Hilo

“The Big Island” of  Hawaii is surrounded by natural wonders like black and white sand beaches, active volcanoes, cliffs, deserts and snow-caped mountains. Get a full taste of The Big Island on our private shore excursion.

Shore Excursion: Visit Volcanoes National Park walk through a lava tube, see the steam vents and visit the Jaggar Museum. The park highlights two of the world’s most active volcanoes. Tour highlights include: Liliuokalani Park, Macadamia Nut Factory, Rainbow Falls, the Famous Richardson Black Sand Beach.

Arrive: 8:00am | Depart: 6:00pm

Day 7 - Kona

Explore the west side of The Big Island if Hawaii today. Fabulous fishing, secluded hideaways, rain forests, deserts…its all here on the largest and most varied of the Hawaiian Islands.

Shore Excursion: Immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture at the national historic park of Pu’uhonua o Honaunau (Place of Refuge). The park remains one of Hawaii’s most sacred historic places. Tour highlights include: St. Benedict’s Painted Church, Kona Coffee Tour & Tasting at a local farm, Kealakekua Bay, and Keauhou.

Arrive 7:00am | Depart: 5:30pm

Day 8 - Kaua’i

“The Island of Discovery” is the earthly Garden of Eden. Here, you can see Waimea Canyon, the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, Wailua Falls, Fern  Grotto, and the Na Pali Coast – some of the most spectacular scenery in all of Hawaii. 

Shore Excursion: Take in Hawaii’s Waimea Canyon. Described as “The Grand Canyon of the Pacific”. Tour highlights also include: Waimea Town, Spouting Horn, Hanapepe Valley, (drive by) Port Allen, and Old Koloa Town (sight of Hawaii’s first sugar plantation), then board a boat down the Wailua River for a visit to the Fern Grotto.

Arrive: 8:00am | Overnight

Day 9 - Kaua’i

Enjoy free time on Kaua’I before departing for our afternoon Cruise of the Napali Coast. On a good day you can see towering sea cliffs, and cascading waterfalls. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity!

Depart: 2:00pm

Day 10 - Honolulu

Return to Honolulu this morning and disembark the Pride of America. After our shore excursion, we then transfer to the airport for the flight flight home.

Shore Excursion: The fun isn’t over just because the cruise is! Today we visit the Dole Pineapple Plantation and enjoy a narrated train ride around the plantation.  Opened in 1950 as a fruit stand, the working plantation opened to the public in 1989 and is now one of Oahu’s most popular  attractions. We continue our day  touring of Oahu’s Punch bowl, Diamond Head, Iolani Palace and much more!

Arrive: 7:00am

Day 11 - Transfer Home

Your flights arrives today, and we transfer home.


Tour Details

Hotel / Lodging

7-Nights NCL's Pride of America
2-Nights Waikiki Hotel

NCL Pride of America | Categories BA & OK

Aloha! Come aboard Pride of America, the only cruise ship sailing from Honolulu year-round. Journey from one idyllic Hawaiian island to the next in style, with more than 15 restaurants and 12 bars and lounges, excellent family accommodations, spacious suites and balconies – perfect for whale watching, witnessing Kilauea Volcano or taking in the dramatic views of the Napali Coast.

Transportation

Mini-coach
Cruise Ship

Meals

23 Meals: 9 Breakfasts | 6 Lunches | 8 Dinners
All Meals on NCL's Pride of America

Trip Highlights

Kauai & Nā Pali Coast
Oahu
Maui
The Big Island
Private Shore Excursions
Daily Entertainment
5 Amenities: Hawaii Beverage Package, Ultimate Dining Package (2 Meals), Internet Package (150 Minutes per person), $100 USD Onboard Credit (per cabin) & 10 Photos Package (per cabin)
Fern Grotto
Free-Time
Dole Plantation
Luau
*Travelers Departing from BDL Only


Upcoming Departures

Tour DatesAvailabilityDeparture Points Subject to Change 
Thu February 15, 2024 - Sun February 25, 2024
2/15/2024 - 2/25/2024
Available
  • Bradley International Airport, CT

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