Hawaii Cruise Guide: Voyages to suit all styles and budgets

All aboard the NCL American Pride cruise
All aboard the NCL American Pride cruise
Keen to embark on a cruise around Hawaii? Here's what you need to know.

Norwegian Cruise Line is the only cruise line to offer year-round seven-day inter-island Hawaii voyages.

Other lines visit Hawaii as part of itineraries that range from boutique yacht adventures to months-long world cruises.

If you’re considering a cruise around the beautiful islands of Hawaii, Norwegian Cruise Line stands out as the exclusive option for year-round seven-day inter-island voyages. While other cruise lines include Hawaii in their itineraries, ranging from boutique yacht adventures to extensive world cruises, there’s something for every traveler’s style and budget.

Let’s explore your options below.

Celebrity Cruises 

For those who enjoy the luxuries of cruising, Celebrity Cruises offers 9-12 night Hawaiian voyages on their ships Eclipse and Solstice. These journeys take you from Vancouver to Honolulu, with stops on the Big Island and Maui. With ample sea days to bask in relaxation and savor Celebrity’s renowned service, this option caters to travelers who adore life on the high seas.

Princess Cruises 

Princess Cruises offers an accessible way to combine your Hawaiian cruise with a mainland US holiday. They provide convenient round-trip departures from LA, San Francisco, and Vancouver. Immerse yourself in local Hawaiian culture with Princess Cruises’ Aloha Spirit on-board program. Learn to play the ukulele and sway to the rhythms of hula.

Carnival Cruises 

Carnival lives up to its name as the “Fun Ships.” On Carnival’s 14- and 15-day round-trip Hawaii voyages, departing from Los Angeles and San Francisco aboard Carnival Radiance and Carnival Miracle, families can expect endless joy. Unlimited soft-serve ice cream, 24-hour pizza, and even Dr. Seuss at sea? You’re in for a delightful Hawaiian adventure!

Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head Crater including the hotels and buildings in Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu island, Hawaii. Waikiki Beach in the centre of Honolulu has the largest number of visitors in Hawaii.


For those seeking a dream trip, Seabourn offers a 32-day Hawaii and South Pacific Discovery voyage, commencing in October 2023 from LA. This luxurious journey includes four days in Hawaii and ventures to ports in Tahiti, the Cook Islands, Niue, and Tonga before concluding in Auckland. It’s a truly enchanting exploration.

UnCruise Adventures 

If you appreciate a more intimate and leisurely pace, UnCruise Adventures provides a unique experience. Their boutique yacht, home to just 36 guests, sails between the islands of Molokai and the Big Island. This seasonal operation offers opportunities for whale watching, serene kayaking, and engaging conversations with local culture experts.

Norwegian Cruise Line 

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America is your ticket to the only year-round cruise departing from Honolulu. In addition, Norwegian Cruise Line offers another excellent choice, the Norwegian Spirit, which cruises the Hawaiian islands and even includes stops in Bora Bora and Moorea in French Polynesia. Embark on a Polynesian odyssey that might make you never want to return home. Hawaii is calling, and your cruise adventure awaits! 



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