Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Hawaii cruises are some of the most popular cruises to the islands. The line features two ships built specifically for Hawaiian cruises and an additional two that travel to Hawaii and the remote, but fascinating Fanning Island. Norwegian Cruise Lines Hawaii cruises come in all shapes and sizes, so you will find plenty of itineraries to choose from. Before we move on to Norwegian Cruise Lines Hawaii cruises, hereâ€™s a bit of background on the line.
Norwegian Cruise Line is an innovative cruise line that offers freestyle cruising along with luxury amenities for those looking for a little something extra. â€œFreestyle Cruisingâ€? means that as a NCL guest, you will have the freedom to choose when you dine, if you want to dress-up or down, when you want to relax or party, and even when (and if) you want to disembark. What you do is up to you. There are no schedules and even the accommodations are flexible. This means, youâ€™ll have your pick of a wide variety of room types such as 3-bedroom rooftop Garden Villas, inside staterooms, and large family suites, to name a few. Not that you know the ins and outs Norwegianâ€™s Freestyle Cruising, itâ€™s time to get to know the ships, and everything else this cruise line is about.
Norwegian Cruise Line has 13 ships in itâ€™s fleet including: Norwegian Gem, Norwegian Pearl, Norwegian Jade, Norwegian Jewel, Norwegian Dawn, Norwegian Star, Norwegian Spirit, Norwegian Dream, Norwegian Majesty, and Norwegian Sun as well as Pride of America, Pride of Hawaii, and Pride of Aloha.
Norwegian ships are known for their numerous bars, restaurants, and lounges, as well as their large and luxurious staterooms, and varied onboard activities. A good example is Norwegianâ€™s newest ship, the Norwegian Gem. This sister ship to Norwegian Pearl features: 12 restaurants (24-hour room service too), 11 bars and lounges, a four-lane, mood-lit bowling alley, exclusive courtyard villas and garden villas, and inter-connecting staterooms (excellent for families or groups).
Besides mood-lit bowling, other onboard activities include: bungee trampoline, yoga, kick-boxing, swimming, spinning, shopping, relaxing at the spa, and jogging, to name a few. Depending on destination, excursions run the gamut from biking, diving, golfing, and hiking to horseback riding, snorkeling, surfing, and exploration.
Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Hawaii cruises will take place aboard the Pride of America, Pride of Aloha, Norwegian Wind or Norwegian Sun. Guests can choose from several Hawaii itineraries including â€œHawaiiâ€? and â€œHawaiian Escape.â€? Hawaii cruises are typically 7-day, 10-day, or 11-day sailings aboard the Pride of America or the Pride of Aloha. Voyages are usually round-trip from Honolulu. 11-day Hawaii cruises will include Fanning Island, which is 1,000 miles south of Hawaii. Hawaiian Escape cruises are either 10-day or 13-day cruises aboard the Norwegian Sun or the Norwegian Wind. These special Freestyle repositioning cruises typically travel from Vancouver to Honolulu.
In addition to Hawaii, Norwegian Cruise Line destinations also include: Alaska, Bermuda, Bahamas and Florida, the Caribbean, Canada and New England, Mexican Riviera, Pacific Coastal, the Panama Canal, and South America.
To book a Norwegian Cruise Line Hawaii vacation, visit the NCL website or contact the cruise line directly by calling 1.866.234.0292. You can also contact your local cruise travel specialist for the best deals.