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Adventures Afloat: Hawaii on the Horizon: A Transpacific Voyage Into Island Culture and Nature

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19 Days | 18 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
From tropical beaches to volcanoes, Hawaii is rich in natural and cultural wonders. Onboard lectures lay the groundwork for your Hawaiian discoveries as you voyage to the islands in the same relaxed style that preceded transpacific flights.


• Get exclusive access to a volcanologist at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
• Visit the newly dedicated World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, visit the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, and learn about historic Hawaii when you visit the Bishop Museum.
• On Kauai, learn how this small island is home to the geological wonder that is called Waimea Canyon, the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific.”

Program Notes

This program sails on Princess Cruises in 2016 and will follow a slightly modified itinerary.

Activity Notes

Walking up to 1.5 miles per day, generally on paved walkways but occasionally over uneven terrain.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival San Diego, Calif., 1 night, embark ms Veendam, 17 nights (ports of call include Big Island of Hawaii, Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Ensenada (Mexico)); disembark San Diego, departure.

Coordinated by Hawaii Pacific University.

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You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
18 nights of accommodations
53 meals: 18 breakfasts, 17 lunches, 18 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips


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