Escape to Paradise! Escorted Hawaiian Island Cruise
Nov 4, 2021 - Nov 14, 2021
Nov 4, 2021 - Nov 14, 2021
Escape to Paradise!
Escorted 7 Night Hawaiian Islands Cruise
Plus 2 Nights Honolulu, Sightseeing and Luau Included!
Norwegian Cruise Line
Includes Air & Sightseeing
November 4-14, 2021
11 Days / 9 Nights
Our visit to the islands would not be complete without a traditional Hawaiian Luau! The islands' one-of-a-kind experience for dinner featuring the best of traditional Hawaiian dishes and local favorites as well as entertainment highlighting Polynesian culture. Experience Polynesia through song and dance of different cultures. Share the traditions of our island home and become part of our Ohana (family).
USS Arizona Memorial
Today you’ll learn one of our country’s most valuable history lessons: how men and women gave their lives on December 7, 1941 - “The Day of Infamy”. Today’s experience will make you proud and thankful for the freedoms we enjoy today.
USS Battleship Missouri
Now that you have seen the reason for the United States’ entry into WWII, let’s go see where it ended. You’ll enjoy touring this enormous ship and walk on the surrender deck where General MacArthur signed the treaty to end WWII in Tokyo Bay.
Honolulu’s City Highlights - This Narrated Driving Tour of the city winds its way through The National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl), Washington Place (the Governor’s Mansion), The State Capitol Building, Chinatown, Iolani Palace, and the King Kamehameha Statue
Kahului, Maui - Today enjoy an included shore excursion – IAO Valley & Lahaina Town. Today you’ll visit a tropical rain forest in Maui’s beautiful Iao Valley. Standing on the valley floor you can only marvel the 200 foot stone pinnacle and all the flora, fauna and abundant native bird species. Then you are off to the historic whaling town of Lahaina, once the capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom. You will explore its rich history and culture by walking the Lahaina Historic Trail marked by bronze plaques on and around Front Street. You will also have time to explore the over 40 art galleries and multiple oceanfront restaurants for lunch (on own) featuring Hawaii’s regional cuisine. Your tour will return to the Pride of America in time for departure from Maui.
Kona, Hawaii – The Pride of America will sail around the Island of Hawaii to the other side of the island. Kona is famous for its coffee and amazing crystal blue water. Today’s included tour is Kona by land and Sea— Start out by motorcoach and follow the scenic western coastline of the Big Island, stopping along the way at a local coffee house to taste the famed Kona coffee. Enjoy views of beautiful Kealakekua Bay, and make a stop at St Benedict’s historic painted church, noted for its colourful murals. Next we’ll hop aboard a catamaran for a cruise through Kona’s history. Your guide will provide narration as you pass by noteworthy sites including temples, battlefields and more. Keep your eyes open for marine life like the spinner dolphin.
Nawiliwili, Kauai – We arrive in Nawiliwili, Kauai – named after Wiliwili trees, which once lined it’s picturesque harbour, this lovely port is the 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. Today our tour takes us to the Waimea Canyon and the Fern Grotto - Ride with us up the mountain to the 3,400 foot level and overlook Waimea Canyon, “the Grand Canyon of the Pacific.” We promise a visual history along the way – Old Koloa Town, circa 1834, heart of Hawaii’s first sugar cane plantation, and Waimea, the little town that grew up where Captain Cook first set foot in Hawaii in 1778. Take a few steps along this memorable Kaua'i tour. Take a leisurely cruise down the Wailua River to the botanical beauty of the Fern Grotto. Here, the “Hawaiian Wedding Song” is a natural match in this lush environment, so bring somebody you love. The overlook at Opaekaa Falls is another romantic stop that will surely secure your love of this Garden Island.
Honolulu, Oahu - Our ship arrives back in Honolulu after a wonderful 7 night cruise, but our adventure isn’t over yet! Today our included half-day tour highlights pristine sites that make people fall in love with Hawaii. Lush tropical rain forests, rocky cliffs and incredible views of the blue Pacific Ocean surround you as you travel through Oahu's eastern shoreline
Inside Staterooms / Per Person Twin / (Taxes Additional $227.pp) Starting from:
Balcony Staterooms / Per Person Twin / (Taxes Additional $261.pp) Starting from:
Airfare included is an ESTIMATED airfare. Until group air is secured, the cost is subject to change.
If cancelled after deposit and before Jun 20/21 fee of $450.pp; Jun 21-July 7/21 fee of 65% of total fare; Jul 8-Aug 1/21 fee of 85% of total fare; No refunds after Aug 1/21. Airline penalties are not included and additional.
Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed pecifically for members of the National Tour Association.
The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit.
Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid. Three ways to enroll:
Trip Protection Coverage with CANCEL FOR ANY REASON coverage is available through Travel Insured International when purchased within 14 days of your initial deposit—ask Friendship Tours/The Ship Shop for more information