Fire and Ice Cruise on the Spirit

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Date: Saturday, 11 June 2022 - Wednesday, 29 June 2022

Venue: NCL's The Spirit

 
Inclusions: All motorcoach transportation, transfers between cruise / port / airport, cruise fare (port taxes and fees), overnight at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, overnight at the Hilton Vancouver Downtown, Flight out of Newark, all entertainment while on board the cruise, fitness center, ship amenities, beverage and dining gratuities, Amenity Package as listed below (pending cabin type), travel insurance, dinner and meeting approximately one month prior to discuss the tour and answer any questions, and hostess service.

 All prices BEGIN at: 
INSIDE CABIN:  $4,975 per person, based on Double Occupancy
OCEANVIEW CABIN:  $5,625 per person, based on Double Occupancy
BALCONY CABIN:  $8,195 per person, based on Double Occupancy
NOTE: Other occupancy rates are available upon request.
 
The AMENITY PACKAGE you receive is determined by the cabin category that you choose.
Oceanview & Balcony Guests : Premium Beverage Package, 5 Meal Specialty Dining Package, $50 Shore Excursion Credit Per Cabin, 250 Minute Internet Package Per Cabin, & $100 On Board Credit Per Cabin
Inside Guests : Premium Beverage Package, 5 Meal Specialty Dining Package, & $100 On Board Credit Per Cabin.
 

$250 pp deposit is due upon booking to confirm your reservation.
Balance is due February 1, 2022.

 
19 Days. 9 Ports. 1 AMAZING VACATION!
Hawaii 1 front                  Alaska Front
 
Saturday, June 11
  • Depart from Terminal for Newark Airport. Time as yet is unknown, as it will depend on flight time.
  • FLIGHT FROM NEWARK TO HONOLULU.
  • OVERNIGHT LODGING is included in HONOLULU at the HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE WAIKIKI BEACH RESORT, a luxurious 4-star hotel conveniently located near the center of Honolulu. You will have easy access to Waikiki and Ala Moana Beach Park. International Market Place,Hawaii Day 1 Ala Moana Center and Waikiki Beach are not far away.

Sunday, June 12

  • FREE MORNING to enjoy the area at your leisure. The big, blue Pacific and stunning Koolau mountains serve as a dramatic setting for Hawaii’s largest city. Your luggage will be picked up by NCL staff and taken to the ship to be delivered to your Cabin. TRANSPORTATION will be provided in the early afternoon to transport you from the Resort to the Cruise.
  • 7:00 pm - Embark on our 16-DAY CRUISE, onboard the SPIRIT! While on the ship, ALL MEALS are provided in their Main Dining Rooms, as well as 5 SPECIALTY RESTAURANTS and the PREMIUM BEVERAGE PACKAGE, and ENTERTAINMENT.

Monday, June 13: Kauai

  • 8:00 am-  Arrive in NAWILIWILI, KAUAI. While at this port, we will overnight which will allow you to enjoy any nighttime activities while on the Island if you choose. Named after the Wiliwili trees, which once lined its picturesque harbor, this lovely port of Kauai is your gateway to what many believe to be Hawaii’s most beautiful island. On “The Garden Island,” nature is truly the star, from the dramatic Mountains of Kokee to the cool rain forests of Haena. And the tradition of the luau adds lively entertainment unique to Hawaii. TONIGHT, we are offering a MUST-SEE while in Hawaii…LUAU KALAMAKU.Luau
    • LUAU KALAMAKU.  The luau is an essential part of the Hawaiian experience, and the cultural extravaganza at the historic Kilohana Plantation is a feast for all the senses.  You’ll gather around the traditional fire pit and watch the roasted pig emerge, a special treat to accompany the already lavish buffet of local delicacies and desserts.  While torches blaze, graceful hulas and energetic fire dances will entertain you, and the ancient sea voyages that brought the original Hawaiians to these islands from Polynesia will be brought to life in story and song.  This will last approximately 4 hours and includes, of course, a wonderful meal! This is an additional cost of approximately $155 to add this.  By booking with the group, we will have top seating, all will be transported in the same vehicle, and get a discounted price.  The final price will be confirmed at a later date.  Again, this is optional.

Tuesday, June 14: Kauai

  • FREE MORNING in KAUAI
  • 2:00 pm - Set sail and depart Kauai

Wednesday, June 15: Hilo

  • 8:00-6:00 - HILO, HAWAII.Hilo
    The entire city of Hilo is like one giant greenhouse with spectacular tropical flowers at every turn. Visit the town’s well-preserved historic buildings, which date back to the turn of the century and showcase Hawaii’s unique architecture. Just 30 miles away, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is home to the active Kilauea Volcano.

Thursday, June 16: Maui

  • 7:00-6:00 - Enjoy KAHULUI, MAUI. A surplus of natural splendor and the genuine hospitality of its people have helped to make Maui Hawaii’s second most popular island. Explore the fascinating history of the town of Lahaina. Plant yourself on a pristine beach, or play one of the world’s most beautiful golf courses.

Friday-Tuesday, June 17-21 : At SeaShip slide

  • At Sea. Enjoy all the amenities, entertainment, and dining while
    on board, more information is listed below.

Wednesday, June 22: Juneau

  • 8:00-6:00 JUNEAU, ALASKA. Juneau has been called “Alaska’s peak experience,” certainly due in part to its unparalleled glacier viewing from such places as Tracy Arm Fjord, the Juneau Icefields and Glacier Bay National Park. Kayak up one of the area’s most protected waterways, go flightseeing, tour historic downtown, or try your hand at panning for gold. The majestic Mendenhall Glacier lies nearly 12 miles outside of Juneau, a trek worthwhile!

Thursday, June 23: Icy Strait Point

  • 8:00-8:00 - ICY STRAIT POINT, ALASKA Venture “where the north wind doesn’t blow.” Known for this famous saying, Icy Strait Point is the ideal landing spot for adventurers seeking a new experience. Breathtaking and exciting, Icy Strait Point truly takes you where the wild things can be found. It’s one of the few places in the world where wildlife outnumbers the human population. A trip here certainly satisfies your taste for adventure. Take a cruise from Icy Strait Point and enjoy Alaska’s awe-inspiring scenery and the many excursion options that are offered.

Friday, June 24: Cruising Glacier BayGlacier Bay

  • Enjoy the beautiful views while we sail GLACIER BAY. Sail to Glacier Bay National Park and Reserve, a United Nations World Heritage Site. Comprised of 3.3 million acres of natural wonders, it is home to magnificent glaciers, snow-capped mountains and abundant birds and wildlife.

Saturday, June 25: Skagway

  • 7:00-4:00 - SKAGWAY, ALASKA. In a single year, from 1896 to 1897, this remote town along the Inside Passage grew from a few tents to a city of 20,000 gold seekers. Today, travelers come in search of other riches – to experience yesteryear along Skagway’s charming boardwalk lined with buildings that replicate those Gold Rush Days.

Sunday, June 26: KetchikanKetchikan

  • 11:00-6:00 KETCHIKAN, ALASKA. Its Tlingit Indian name, Kach Khanna, means “spread wings of the eagle.” Chances are, you’ll see one of these magnificent birds perched atop a Sitka tree. Thanks to the abundant rainfall, Ketchikan is surrounded by some of the world’s most lush wilderness.

Monday, June 27 : At Sea

  • At Sea; Relax and enjoy all the entertainment and amenities!

Tuesday, June 28: VancouverVancouver

  • 7:00 Disembark in VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA. Positioned between the snow-dusted North Shore Mountains and the rich, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver blends big-city sophistication with small-town charm. Don’t miss Queen Elizabeth Park, a 130-acre civic arboretum accented with sculptures by modern artist Henry Moore. OVERNIGHT is included at the HILTON VANCOUVER DOWNTOWN, located at the edge of the vibrant Yaletown district. Surrounded by buzzing restaurants, boutiques, and bars, this beautiful hotel is the perfect way to end our vacation. Take in views of iconic Robson Street from their year-round rooftop heated pool and enjoy steam rooms, saunas and fitness center.

Wednesday, June 29

  • TRANSFER is included from hotel to the airport
    FLIGHT to return to NEWARK AIRPORT, where the motorcoach will pick us up to return home. 
 
 
SHORE EXCURSIONS
IMPORTANT: For all ports, there are many more excursions that are offered. Listed below are the most popular. All are subject to change until details are finalized. About 3 months prior to our departure, you will receive a complete list of all excursions, including pricing so you are able to plan what you would like to do in advance. It is highly recommended to purchase shore excursions in advance, either by yourself at NCL.com, or setting up an appointment at the office with Tammy or Emily. We are happy to assist you. 
 
Kauai
  • Zip & Splash: Soar high above towering trees and beside breathtaking mountains. Splash into a secluded, waterfall-fed jungle pool from Kauai’s only water zipline. Experience the wonder of Kauai’s tropical paradise on a series of unique and distinctly different ziplines, located at the private Kipu Ranch, made famous in films like Raiders of the Lost Art and Jurassic Park.Jewels of Hawaii
  • Jewels of Hawaii – Waterfall and Tropical Gardens: McBryde and Allerton Gardens are breathtaking wonders and part of the network of gardens and preserves that make up the National Tropical Botanical Garden. You’ll have an opportunity to explore both of these jewels and more on this tour.
  • Discover Jungle Falls by Kayak & Hike: This river kayak adventure takes you into the Huleia National Wildlife Refuge, home to many of Hawaii’s native wetland birds and plants, and not open to the general public.
  • Sea Fun Beach Snorkel: Hawaii’s tropical beauty is partly underwater. So put on your mask and fins and do some snorkeling inside a protected reef. Expert guides provide a personalized experience that is great for swimmers of all levels.
  • Journey to Waimea Canyon: Discover Waimea Canyon, the breathtaking gorge in the heart of Kauai that is one of the island’s most dramatic natural attractions.
  • Hidden Falls Kayak: Hike in the forest and paddle a kayak in the Huleia National Wildlife Refuge, home to native wetland birds and plants. Learn how ancient Hawaiians lived in harmony with nature and hear the local legends.
  • Kauai – The Director’s Cut: The tropical paradise of Kauai is a Hollywood star, long sought after by filmmakers. Enjoy the ride, as your guide takes you to these places, made famous by movies and TV.

Hilo

  • Jungle Falls Bike Adventure: Your exciting day begins with a scenic narrated drive along the beautiful Hamakua coastline from the cruise ship pier to the rain forest at Botanical World Adventures.
  • Secrets of Puna: Visit several landmark attractions throughout the district of Puna, many of them the result of periodic volcanic activity.
  • Volcanoes National Park: Spectacular volcanoes, craters and steam vents are waiting to be explored at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park that has recently reopened after a period of tumultuous volcanic activity.Best of Hilo
  • Best of Hilo: Start your tour with a leisurely drive through the “Hilo Walk of Fame” known for all the banyan trees that have been planted by celebrities. Drive by Liluokalani Gardens, the largest ornamental Japanese garden outside of Japan.

Maui

  • Seafood Feast & Tribal Dance Show: Watch a traditional tribal performance that reflects the long and fascinating history of the Tlingits as a prelude to a feast of fresh seafood and other classic Alaskan dishes.
  • Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Experience: Gain an understanding of the epic Polynesian migration to the Hawaiian Islands in canoes centuries ago and then paddle around the historic harbor in one of these iconic outrigger canoes.
  • Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure: Cruise through the National Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary in a Zodiac, a vessel that is ideal for speedy maneuvering and up-close viewing of marine creatures.
  • Authentic Taste of Maui: Savor authentic Hawaiian dishes and beverages at several establishments in the historical district of Wailuku, which nestles at the foot of the West Maui Mountains.
  • Haleakala Crater: Check out Maui's massive Haleakala volcano from bottom to top, as you journey from sea level to 10,000 feet. From the summit, you’ll view spectacular island scenery and the immense crater of volcanic rock.
  • Road to Hana: Sit back and enjoy the sights along the famed Hana Highway without having to navigate the twisting, curving road yourself.

Juneau

  • Mendenhall Glacier & Evening Whale Quest: First, a narrated motorcoach tour takes you to view and photograph Alaska’s most famous glacier—the Mendenhall. At the Visitor Center, you’ll have the opportunity to visit Forest Service interpreters and, through interactive exhibits, appreciate the landscape-carving force of glacial ice.Alaska Whales
  • Alaska’s Whales & Rainforest Trails: Juneau is a spectacular place of diverse, natural habitats from valley glaciers, to temperate forests and natural fjords. Whale sightings are guaranteed on this small group outing combining a marine exploration with a gentle hike on a secluded rainforest trail.
  • Self-guided Jeep Tour: Ride through the wilderness on the outskirts of Juneau in a Jeep with a retractable top that will offer unobstructed views of the extraordinary natural beauty. Along the way, you can relive the gold rush by panning for gold in the creek where prospector Joe Juneau struck it rich in 1880.

Icy Strait Point

  • Icy Strait Point Kayaking: Explore the protected waters of Port Frederick as you set off in your two person wilderness sea kayak. Humpback whales have been known to feed along the very same route that you’ll be paddling.
  • Whale and Marine Mammals Cruise: Journey to Point Adolphus, one of Alaska’s premier humpback whale watching destinations. You’ll travel through waters that support a wide array of marine life including orca, Steller’s sea lions, seal, Dall’s porpoise and of course the magnificent humpback whale.atv expedition
  • ATV Expedition: Meet your local guide in the Adventure Center and board the bus for your ATV expedition.
  • Coastal Exploration by Zodiac Boat: Get away from it all on a small group experience that explores the surrounding waterways by Zodiac.
  • In Alaska’s Wildest Kitchen: Your host will meet you at the Adventure Center for a short walk to Alaska’s Wildest Kitchen. Here you ‘ll experience a 1 ½ hour hands-on tasting session hosted by an experienced Alaskan fisherwoman, wilderness chef and storyteller extraordinaire.
  • Seafood Feast & Tribal Dance Show: Watch a traditional tribal performance that reflects the long and fascinating history of the Tlingits as a prelude to a feast of fresh seafood and other classic Alaskan dishes.

Skagway

  • White Pass Railway & Suspension Bridge: Ride the historic White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad Railway and traverse thesuspension bridge Yukon Suspension Bridge on foot for a true Alaskan adventure.
  • Ghosts & Good Time Girls Walking Tour: Step back in time with one of the sensational madams at the Red Onion Saloon. She’ll guide you through the streets and alleys and over to the Red Onion Saloon’s restored Brothel Museum.
  • Gold Panning, Sled Dogs & Exclusive Scenic Railway: From your ship, make your way to Alaska’s 360’s Dredge Town, located on the Skagway River. Upon arrival, the mushers will take you into their theater and narrate a short film about the Iditarod Race and the history of Alaskan sled dogs.
  • Chilkoot Horseback Adventure: Discover Alaska’s rugged beauty just as the original stampeders did, on horseback! Your ride will take you through the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park.
  • Gold Panning, Sled Dogs & Scenic Riverside Dredge Tour: Your adventure begins as you board the motorcoach for a ride through the historic streets of downtown Skagway to Alaska 360’s Dredge Town.
  • Musher’s Camp & Sled Dog Discovery: Discover the thrill of riding a sled pulled by a team of Alaskan Huskies. Cuddle up with the adorable puppies and learn about Alaska’s state sport!
Ketchikan
  • Saxman Native Village & Lumberjack Show: Discover the rich culture of Southeast Alaska’s Native Americans and witness a rip roaring lumberjack competition on this comprehensive tour of Ketchikan.
  • Ketchikan Highlights By Trolley: Travel through downtown Ketchikan and pass by bustling boat harbors, the lush city park and beautiful Ketchikan Creek. Photograph majestic totems up-close and shop at one of Ketchikan’s finest stores to purchase authentic Native made items.
  • Wilderness Exploration & Crab Feast: Explore Alaska’s wilderness by boat and enjoy a Dungeness crab feast at George Inlet Lodge. You’ll cruise up the inlet while exploring the natural beauty of the region passing snowcapped mountains, 2,000 foot waterfalls and more.fishing and wilderness dining
  • Bering Sea Crab Fisherman’s Tour: Join an adventure of a lifetime aboard the Aleutian Ballad, as see on Discovery Channel’s—The Deadliest Catch. Your seasoned crew will begin fishing and you’ll be up close to all the action! Crabs, octopus, eels, sharks, rockfish and prawns are all a possibility, as the crew demonstrates their expertise.
  • Alaska Fishing & Wilderness Dining: Perfect for serious adventurers or families seeking a personalized tour, this excursion is customized for your interest and skill level with just five or six guests per boat. Light tackle is their specialty, which ensures that even average-sized fish are exciting and rewarding to bring aboard.

 

PLEASE NOTE: All trips and schedules are subject to change, pending the effects of COVID-19.  

 

 

All Dates


  • From Saturday, 11 June 2022 to Wednesday, 29 June 2022