Discover the excitement of a Hawaii Island cruise, another great way to explore the islands! This fascinating experience allows travelers to enjoy luxury resort accommodations and all the fabulous, fun activities of a theme park while exploring ports on the Big Island, Maui, Oahu and Kauai. Cruise to Hawaii from San Diego or Los Angeles, Vancouver, British Columbia or Ensenada, Mexico.
If you aren't flying or sailing your private yacht to the Big Island, a Hawaii Island cruise is a wonderful option. Cruises are more affordable than ever, with sailing options ranging from a week to as many as 18 nights.
The Norwegian Cruise Line ship Pride of America calls Hawaii home. 7-night cruises are available every week of the year, sailing from Honolulu to the Big Island ports of Hilo and Kona. Pride of America is in port in Hilo every Tuesday, and anchored in Kailua Bay outside of Kona on Wednesdays.
Other cruise ships that sail across the Pacific to the Big Island include Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Carnival Cruise Lines, Disney Cruise Line, and Holland America Line.
Royal Caribbean sails to Hawaii from Vancouver, British Columbia. Come aboard the Radiance Of The Seas for a 10-night cruise to Hawaii, or the Rhapsody Of The Seas for an 11-night cruise, including 6 nights at sea between Vancouver and the islands. Ports of call include Hilo and Kona with final destination in Honolulu.
Also sailing from Vancouver is Carnival Cruise Lines' Carnival Spirit. Carnival's Hawaii Island cruise is 12 nights, stopping in both Kona and Hilo with final destination of Honolulu.
Celebrity Cruises offers an 11-night cruise to Hawaii from Ensenada, Mexico aboard the Celebrity Millennium, with stops in Hilo and Kona, final destination Honolulu. Celebrity also offers a 15-night round trip cruise out of San Diego, California aboard the Celebrity Century.
Disney Cruise Line has a 14-night cruise to Hawaii out of Los Angeles aboard the Disney Wonder. It's the best of Disney, at sea. Designed to appeal to adults without children as well as families.
Holland America Line offers 3 cruises to Hawaii aboard their luxury cruise ship Zaandam: