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

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17 Days | 16 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 and dramatic volcanoes to poignant war memorials and sacred native traditions, Hawaii is rich with both natural and cultural wonders. Onboard lectures lay the groundwork for your Hawaiian discoveries as you voyage to the lush islands in the same relaxed style that preceded transpacific flights.


• Get exclusive access to an expert volcanologist at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
• Visit the USS Arizona Memorial, part of the World War II Valor at Pear Harbor’s Pacific National Monument.
• Discover the sacred and lush Iao Valley, home to the 1,200-foot Iao Needle rock outcropping.

Program Notes

This program sails on the Star Princess in 2016 and will follow a slightly modified itinerary. The order of ports is subject to change based on the program date.

Activity Notes

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

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Los Angeles, Calif., 1 night; embark Ruby Princess, 15 nights (ports of call include Hilo, Honolulu, Kauai, Maui, Ensenada (Mexico)); disembark Los Angeles, departure.

Coordinated by Hawaii Pacific University.

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You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
16 nights of accommodations
47 meals: 16 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 16 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips


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