There is a beautiful land situated among the boundless Pacific Ocean — Hawaii. 8 big islands situated 2390 miles (waiting for Hawaii cruises) from California and are the most isolated islands on the earth (also ideal for cruises to Hawaii way of travel). Hawaii is the 50th state of United States of America since 20th of August, 1959. The widest state by territory, with the biggest formally city in the world (Honolulu), rich with pineapples (1/3 of all pineapples exporting around the world), orchids, macadamia nuts and beatiful nature, with the world’s biggest telescope and lot of observatories, the only state with coffee plantations, etc.
There are two main ways to get Hawaii. By the air and by the sea. If you are from East, you should go first to Los Angeles or San Francisco, flights from California are 6 hours long. It is better to stay for a night after 5-6 hours flight from east coast. There are some 8-9 hours direct flights form territory of west coast of USA.
But if you hate flying or like romantic traditional way of traveling, cruise to Hawaii is what you need. Usually Hawaii cruises from main land of USA last 8 days. So, when you plan your itinerary, don’t forget about this fact. It is possible also fly to Hawaii and book a cruise, that has start and finish point in Hawaii (mostly Honolulu). Norwegian Cruise Lines is the only company at the moment offering such Hawaii cruises.
It is possible to visit all Hawaii islands using services of NCL. Actually Pride of America at the moment is the only ship with US flag sailing among Hawaii islands with start point in Hawaii.
There are also some Hawaii cruises from US, Mexico, Canada. Such cruises usually are roundtrips and last longer, up to 15 nights. The ships are Holland America and Princess. There are some shorter one-way voyages from San Diego, Los Angeles, Vancouver and Honolulu by Celebrity, Royal Caribbean and Carnival. According to law, cruises from USA must stop in foreign harbor, Mexico, for example.
Twice a year you can book Hawaii cruises, which start in main US and finish in Far East, Australia and New Zealand. Usually you visit Oahu, Maui, Big Island of Hawaii and French Polynesia.
Hawaii cruise deals.
Mostly seven-nights Hawaii cruises are available from Honolulu. Price is from $949 by NCL with some bonuses. Cruise starts from Honolulu and you’ll visit Kahului (2 nights), Hilo, Kailua, Nawiliwili (2 nights) and finishes in Honolulu.
Eleven-nights cruise on the board of Celebrity Century starts from Ensenada, Mexico to Honolulu. Price is from $1499 per person. Some discounts or even free airfare included in this deal.
One more deal is 21-night Hawaii cruise from Vancouver on Crystal Symphony. You trip along Pacific Coast to Hawaii and return to Los Angeles. Outside cabin priced from $6305 per person for high-end cruise.
Holland America Line offers 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 28 and even 60 night cruises to Hawaii or with Hawaii as one of destinations. Price varies from $1499 for 14 night cruise and up to $6399-24999 for 60 night cruise through Hawaii. Some facts about 60 night cruise — Rotterdam ship, departs from San Diego visiting 2 ports of Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru (two stops here), Ecuador (2 stops), Costa Rica, again 5 stops in Mexico, Hawaii (4 islands and stops), Fanning Island, Kiribati, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Tahiti, and tow more times French Polynesia.