Cruise Hawaii to experience a magical holiday combining history, culture, shopping and entertainment in the Aloha State. As portrayed in many different movies, Hawaii has many fantastic attractions, tropical weather and some of the friendliest people you’ll find. We love this balmy, seaside state and we know you will too, so get ready and start your cruise to Hawaii.
You can never get enough of visiting Hawaii, what more if you are to cruise it? With the many breathtaking landscapes and seascapes to behold, one can only wish to see more. Check out Cruise Sale Finder’s current cruises from Hawaii for a warm cruise escape like no other. Here are some famous routes for your visit to the islands of Hawaii:
Take a Hawaii cruise on the following lines which all offer departures from Hawaii at certain times of the year.
Carnival - Carnival cruise Hawaii prides themselves on offering the most FUN at sea. Perfect for families and offering a wide variety of entertainment and activities on Hawaii cruises.
Royal Caribbean - Offering a massive range of worldwide destinations on innovative ships RCI is a fantastic option for guests of all ages on a Hawaii cruise.
Norwegian Cruise Line - Known for their relaxed approach to ‘freestyle’ cruising, NCL will wow you with their famous Alaskan cruises as well as other major destinations. With lots of Hawaiian cruises aboard Pride of America, guests are truly spoilt.
Celebrity Cruises - Explore the seven seas with a little more luxury than your modern cruise lines. A sophisticated cruise line for older guests who want to relax and connect with their destinations.
Cruises to Hawaii: Vessels arriving Hawaii
Discover the waters and islands of Hawaii and beyond with one of these vessels. These cruise ships will make you want to stay longer and explore further in one of their Hawaii cruises.
Carnival Spirit - Every space onboard the Spirit has its unique look and feel and you’ll love the room designs ranging from French-inspired to Egyptian.
Ovation of the Seas - Ovation is Royal Caribbean's largest cruise ship yet, and the innovation onboard will blow you away. Don’t miss out on the ‘North Star’, a glass dome where guests can gently rise 330 feet above sea level and enjoy 360-degree views of the ocean.
Pride of America - Cruise the Hawaiian Islands year-round on this ship. A comfortable mid-sized vessel, Pride of America that (as her name suggests) celebrates everything American! This Hawaiian cruise ship docks in Hawaii year-round.
Celebrity Solstice - With sun symbols galore, this cruise ship takes its inspiration from sunshine, and you’ll find warm colour palettes and fresh grassy spots.
Cruises from Hawaii: Honolulu Port
Cruise ships dock at either Pier 10-11 at Aloha Tower or Pier 2 (nearby and primarily used by NCL’s Pride of America for Hawaiian cruises). Aloha Tower is right next to the downtown area and has almost 30 stores and restaurants to navigate. Port facilities are limited, but with Aloha Tower and the Marketplace located right next door, we recommend heading over once you’ve disembarked for everything you’ll need.
What Cruises Depart From Hawaii?
We’ve got a fantastic selection of cruises departing from Hawaii and Australia including the luxury Best Beaches of Bora Bora cruise. You’ll visit a variety of gorgeous locations. Perfect for those wanting sun-drenched beach days.
Seven-night Hawaii cruises are popular round trips where guests explore some of Hawaii’s most famous islands. Cruises within the Hawaiian Islands are a fantastic way to see the volcanic activity from afar and discover more of the incredible culture. If that is not enough, search for 10 night Hawaii holiday packages to satisfy your cruising thirst.
Tahiti and Hawaii cruises from Sydney are longer cruise holidays for those wanting an extended holiday at sea (and plenty of beach time).
Top Attractions to visit when you cruise in Hawaii
Frequent Hawaii cruise visitors enjoy coming back for more as there is plenty of fun, tropical activities to see and do during your stay here.
Waikiki Beach - This world-famous beach is one of Hawaii’s major drawcards. Perfect for people watching, getting surf lessons or wandering along the palm-fringed sand. This area also includes multiple restaurants, cafes, shopping malls and hotels. A truly must-see for those going on a cruise to Hawaii.
Pearl Harbour - Complete your Hawaii cruise by paying a visit to the historical memorial and wander around the exhibits, including the USS Arizona.
Diamond Head - Take a hike, quite literally! Head up the hill for spectacular panoramic views of Hawaii.
Bishop Museum and The Waikiki Aquarium - The Bishop features Hawaiian natural history and information about its people. While the Waikiki Aquarium has many of Hawaii’s most fascinating sea creatures to marvel.
There are two fantastic times of the year which are particularly lovely for visiting the islands of Hawaii. Again, it depends on which islands you want to visit as each area is different during certain times of the year so plan your cruise to Hawaii ahead of time.
Hawaiian cruises on April-May or September-October - The best temperatures are during these months.
Hawaiian cruises from November-January - The best months if you’d like to cruise Hawaii for surfing.
Hawaiian cruises from December-April - Usually considered the busiest months of the year and ‘high season’ for Hawaiian holidays. The islands can be a little more pricey around these months.
Transport in Hawaii
Hawaii has an extensive bus network called TheBus which navigates pretty much the entire island.
Taxi’s line up everywhere so you’re never far from hailing a ride in a cab. The Waikiki Trolley (cable car) operates more than 50 trolleys on three lines. The Red Line stops at 13 different and exciting sights in Honolulu, including Chinatown, Iolani Palace and the Aloha Tower Marketplace. Lyft and Uber apps operate in Hawaii if you wish to download the app before you disembark.
Palm-fringed Honolulu on Oahu is one of the major must-visit Pacific Islands. There’s no better way to explore than one of our cruises from Hawaii. Sail away or into this gorgeous harbour and discover everything this tropical capital has to offer.
Useful FAQs for Cruises from Hawaii
Which cruise line is best for Hawaii?
What ambience and jive would you like to feel? Depending on your preferences, it’s hard to say which is the best cruise line to cruise Hawaii as each of them has its own unique features to offer to different kinds of passengers.
How much does a Hawaiian cruise cost?
One can go on a cruise to Hawaii for $1000, and you’ll already have an amazing package. It can even be cheaper as Hawaii cruise deals are abundant so keep checking.
Can I fly to Hawaii and then cruise the islands?
Yes, this is possible. There are Hawaiian island cruises on offer. Check out Hawaii cruise 2020 and be amazed by the many options you can book.