19 Night Transpacific Cruise on Serenade of the Seas from Sydney, Australia Moorea, French Polynesia, Aerial view of Opunihu Bay
The 19 Night Transpacific Cruise from Sydney, Australia visits Picton, New Zealand; Wellington, New Zealand; Papeete, Tahiti; Moorea, French Polynesia; Bora Bora, French Polynesia; Maui (Lahaina), Hawaii; Oahu (Honolulu), Hawaii. Explore our cruise itineraries and choose from a variety of rooms depending on your needs and budget. Start planning your next cruise vacation by selecting a destination and departure port.
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19 Night Transpacific Cruise
Itinerary Overview
Explore Serenade of the Seas
Day 1 - Sydney, Australia
Day 2 - 3 - Cruising
Day 4 - Picton, New Zealand
Day 5 - Wellington, New Zealand
Day 6 - 7 - Cruising
Day 8 - International Date Line
Day 9 - 10 - Cruising
Day 11 - Papeete, Tahiti
Day 12 - Moorea, French Polynesia
Day 13 - Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Day 14 - 18 - Cruising
Day 19 - Maui (Lahaina), Hawaii
Day 20 - Oahu (Honolulu), Hawaii
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Moorea, French Polynesia, Aerial view of Opunihu Bay
Aerial view of Opunohu Bay in Moorea Island, French Polynesia
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19 Night Transpacific Cruise

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Leaving from
Sydney, Australia
Serenade of the Seas
Day Port
Sydney, Australia
Departs at 4:30 PM
2 - 3
Day at sea
Picton, New Zealand
From 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wellington, New Zealand
From 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6 - 7
Day at sea
International Date Line
Day at sea
9 - 10
Day at sea
Papeete, Tahiti
From 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Moorea, French Polynesia
Tendered from 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Tendered from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
14 - 18
Day at sea
Maui (Lahaina), Hawaii
Tendered from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Oahu (Honolulu), Hawaii
Arrives at 6:30 AM
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Your ship Serenade of the Seas

Your ship
Serenade of the Seas
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Serenade of the Seas Cruise Ship, Side View, European and Caribbean Destinations
Side View of Serenade of the Seas Cruise Visiting Bermuda, Norwegian Fjords, Scandinavia
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Serenade of the Seas
From poolside movie nights and jaw dropping entertainment, to game changing flavors prepared to please your palate, all paths lead to discovery onboard Serenade of the Seas®.


Panoramic vistas aren't all you'll find on this ship. Get active on the Rock Climbing Wall or with a game of mini golf. Head to Vitality℠ at Sea Spa and Fitness Center to break a sweat or indulge in some "me time." And a giant poolside movie screen means plenty of opportunities to unwind outside.


Craving something delicious? You've come to the right place. Serenade of the Seas® is brimming with far out flavors, like tantalizing Tuscan fare at Giovanni's Table, steaks seared to perfection at Chop's Grille℠ and five-courses of incredible at Chef's Table. For the perfect glass of wine, Vintages has your back.


As the day winds down, the night heats up with dazzling productions by world-class performers. Whether it's all the hits from Broadway and the Big Screen in Stage to Screen, or remixed classics in Vibeology, you're definitely in for a show.

Day 1: Sydney, Australia

Day 1
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Sydney, Australia, Circular quay and opera house
View of the Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay with the Skyline in the distance in Australia
Things to do in
Departs at 4:30 PM
You won't have any trouble filling up an itinerary in Sydney — there's a wealth of sights, sounds and activities here to delight adventurers of all stripes. Visit one or all of the city's three iconic landmarks: the Sydney Opera House, the massive arched Harbour Bridge and white-sanded, crescent-shaped Bondi Beach. Get your culture on at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, with works from ancient tribal Australia to medieval Europe to modern times. Cruise to Sydney and check out the North Head Cliffs at Manly Beach, which offer panoramic views of the bay and the skyline, or go snorkeling along the underwater nature trail at secluded Gordon's Bay to spot starfish and sea urchins.
Sydney, Australia, Harbour Bridge
The Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia

Go in Circles

Circular Quay is the perfect place to start exploring Sydney. You can find the Opera House here, and Harbour Bridge is within walking distance. Stride into one of the many walking and pub tours that leave from here. Just 20 minutes away, you can stretch your legs on the iconic Harbour Bridge walk, the first of its kind in the world.
Insider tip
Central Sydney is extremely walkable, so take the time to explore the little streets close to Circular Quay.
Sydney, Australia, Manly beach
People enjoying Manly beach in Sydney, Australia

Get Manly

Bondi Beach gets all the attention, but Manly Beach in the Northern Beaches is a bit more local. The Corso is lined with shops and restaurants, including local favorite, Hugo's. If surfing is your thing, this is the place to be. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is a fantastic way to soak in the city's coastline.
Insider tip
Taronga Zoo is filled with indigenous animals (and yes, you can pet a koala). This zoo's biggest secret is that it has one of the best views of the city.
Sydney, Australia, The Gap at Watsons Bay
The Gap at Watsons Bay in Sydney, Australia

Walk Watsons

Hop on the ferry or one of the regular buses that go to Watsons Bay to enjoy the scenic hike around South Head. During your journey, you'll enjoy views of Sydney Harbour, North Head, the historic Hornby Lighthouse and, of course, the sapphire-blue Pacific Ocean. The Gap offers breathtaking views of the sea from the rocky cliffside.
Sydney, Australia, Fresh Rock oysters
A plate of fresh Sydney rock oysters

Local Cuisine

With all the water surrounding you, it's no surprise seafood takes center stage on many plates in the city. Head to Sydney Fish Market for giant Sydney Rock oysters or classic fish and ships. Stop into a local pie shop for a traditional Australian meat pie, or explore Sydney's international side with udon or ramen noodles at a Japanese noodle bar, or seek out shrimp dumplings in Chinatown.
Sydney, Australia, Opal ring
An opal ring displayed on a stone


There are plenty of shopping malls in the heart of the city, including Westfield Mall, Pitt Street Mall and the wonderful Queen Victoria Building, which is now a shopping mall featuring top designers. Seek out cutting boards made from local camphor laurel — they're not only beautiful but also have natural antimicrobial properties. During your Sydney cruise vacation, look for jewelry made from opal, the national gemstone of Australia.

Day 2 - 3: Cruising

Day 2 - 3
At Sea
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Family Playing Mini Golf
Girl Learning to Play Mini Golf with her Father
Family Celebrating a Hole in One
Family Playing Mini Golf on Liberty of the Seas

Mini Golf

Hit the links on the high seas! Refine your mini-golf game on a green that overlooks a sea of blue. Included in your fare, no reservation required.
Young Woman Climbing
Young Woman Climbing Up the Rock Wall

Rock Climbing Wall

Rise to the occasion and take on the signature Rock Climbing Wall. From beginners to speed climbers, everyone can enjoy an unparalleled view from 40 feet above deck. Included in your fare, no reservation required.

Day 4: Picton, New Zealand

Day 4
New Zealand
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Picton, New Zealand Whatamango Bay
Boats in Whatamago Bay, in the vicinity of Picton, New Zealand
Things to do in
From 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Picton, on the northeast corner of New Zealand's South Island, provides access to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds and to New Zealand's most famous wine region, Marlborough, home to the world's best Sauvignon Blanc. Known as the sunniest place in the country, this small town of about 3,000 is named for Sir Thomas Picton, who fought at the Battle of Waterloo. The pretty harbor town has several cafes and shops, plus a market when cruise ships are in port. The area is home to five different types of dolphins, orca and rare birds.
Picton, New Zealand Marlborough Vineyards
View of the vineyards in the Marlborough district by Picton, New Zealand

Quaff the Elixir

Take a wine tour to learn more about the Marlborough region's distinctive wines. The area has over 35 tasting cellars so you can determine whether your favorites are the famous labels or the smaller boutique producers. Taste your way through three significant wine regions on the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail. Enjoy stunning scenery, beautiful forest parks, buzzing nightlife and indulgent food experiences as you journey from Hawkes Bay in the North Island to Marlborough in the South Island.
Insider tip
Kiwis pronounce Marlborough not like the cigarettes but more like "Mal-boro."
Picton, New Zealand Antique Canon
Barrel of antique ship canon on Marlborough Sounds in Picton, New Zealand

Tour the Edwin Fox

This teak sailing ship, built in 1853, is one of the world's oldest surviving wooden ships. It is now a museum at Picton's Dunbar Wharf. See artifacts and learn about the Edwin Fox's storied past, including carrying pale ale to India, convicts to Australia and perhaps even Florence Nightingale to the Crimean War.
Insider tip
Pick up a Picton self-guided walking map at the i-SITE Visitor Information Centre.
Picton, New Zealand Steam Train
Historic steam train in Picton, New Zealand

Fly High

See rare aircraft at the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre, located about 30 minutes from Picton. It's even possible to take a joyride on a Russian fighter or an open cockpit biplane. Ride there on the Passchendaele, a steam locomotive from 1915. Cruise to Picton to enjoy the rolling countryside from a whole new perspective.
Picton, New Zealand Oysters
Plate of fresh Oysters in Picton, New Zealand

Local Cuisine

You've got to drink the local wine in Marlborough during your cruise to Picton. Marlborough's Sauvignon Blancs are lush, herbaceous and often have a bit of grapefruit or lime zing. It's perfectly drinkable on its own, and pairs very well with the area's oysters, clams, king salmon and greenshell mussels.
Picton, New Zealand Maori Pounamu Jade Pendant
Maori pounamu jade Koru pendant in Picton, New Zealand


New Zealand Pounamu jade, greenstone, is found in the northern rivers of the South Island. It is handcrafted into beautiful jewelry, often into designs meaningful to the Maori culture. Picton also has a high concentration of potters, weavers, glass blowers and other artisans. Look for New Zealand blue pearls too, so you can feel like a princess.

Day 5: Wellington, New Zealand

Day 5
New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand, Bay of Wellington
View of the Bay of Wellington from Mount Victoria in New Zealand
Things to do in
From 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wellington, New Zealand's capital, sits at the southern tip of the North Island, roughly the middle of the country. According to Maori legend, New Zealand's two main islands are associated with the god Maui; the South Island is his canoe and the North Island is the fish he caught. Wellington sits in that fish's mouth. Wellington is New Zealand's second-biggest city, after Auckland. Despite its smaller size, it has an abundance of cultural attractions like the National Library, National Archives, theaters and excellent museums. The city is also home to the country's film industry and is nicknamed Wellywood.
Wellington, New Zealand, Wellington Cable Car
The Wellington Cable Car in New Zealand

See the Flowers on a Cable Car

Called a cable car, this red train is an on-the-ground funicular rather than a gondola. Take it up to the Kelborn Lookout over the harbor and the botanical garden, the planetarium at the Carter Observatory or beyond via free shuttle to the Zealandia wildlife sanctuary.
Insider tip
Wellington is the world's windiest city; bring a jacket.
Wellington, New Zealand, Docks near Te Papa museum
Docks near the Te Papa museum in Wellington, New Zealand

Treasures at Te Papa

Te Papa is New Zealand's national museum, with free admission. Its full name means "container of treasures" in Maori, and the museum has six floors of cultural and historical treasures with several interactive exhibits.
Insider tip
Volunteer Wellington City Ambassadors, dressed in yellow and black, are stationed at key spots to help visitors.
Wellington, New Zealand, Beehive parliament building
Beehive parliament building in Wellington, New Zealand

The Beehive

New Zealand's parliament buildings are nicknamed the Beehive, since the main building, Bowen House, looks like a skep beehive. Go inside for a free guided tour to see how New Zealand's government works with your cruise to Wellington. Does the building look familiar? It's on New Zealand's $20 bills.
Wellington, New Zealand, Maori Hangi
Aluminum containers with Maori Hangi

Local Cuisine

At Karaka Cafe, try traditional Maori foods like rewena sourdough bread and Hangi, which is cooked in a pit oven using heated rocks. Wellington is New Zealand's craft beer capital, so have a pint if you can tear yourself away from New Zealand's fantastic wines. Wellington has its very own wine country, just an hour's drive or a picturesque train trip from the bustling central city. Wairarapa is a charming rural wine area that's renowned for its world-class Pinot Noir and warm hospitality.
Wellington, New Zealand, Clothes on a rack
Clothes on a rack


The Golden Mile hosts lots of Wellington shopping, beginning at Lambton Quay and then along Willis Street. Lambton Quay also hosts David Jones department store. The historic Old Bank Arcade has the shops of several New Zealand designers. One of the main shopping thoroughfares in the capital, Cuba Street is famous for its bohemian spirit and quirky boutique shopping.

Day 6 - 7: Cruising

Day 6 - 7
At Sea
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Focaccia della Casa - Giovanni's Table
Flat Italian bread with potatoes and herb, marinated artichokes, olives & pesto. Cruise fine dining at Giovanni's Table.
Chops Grille Dinner Table Dishes
A top-down view of a couple enjoying dinner dishes at Chops Grille on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship

Chops Grille℠

For more than a decade, the chefs at Chops Grille have specialized in serving up quality, hand-cut meat. Dinner at this hallmark Royal Caribbean specialty restaurant goes far beyond the typical steakhouse experience, though, with reimagined classics like succulent Maine lobster, gruyere cheese tater tots, white truffle-scented mushroom soup, and of course, expertly prepared prime beef.
Giovannis Table Creamy Lasagna
Hot Lasagna

Giovanni's Table

Every meal at Giovanni’s Table is a family-style celebration of rustic Italian flavor. You’ll find all your favorite Old-World classics on the menu here, like house focaccia served with marinated artichokes, olives and pesto, fluffy gnocchi tossed in a thyme-scented sauce of lamb and root vegetables, traditional risotto finished with porcini and truffle mushroom tapenade, and veal osso buco paired with creamy cheese polenta, ripe tomatoes and sautéed green beans.

Day 8: International Date Line

Day 8
International Date Line
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Solarium at Sunset
Sunset at the Solarium Pool
Family Enjoying the Pool
Family Enjoying the Pool and Tanning


Soak up the sun or savor the shade on expanded pool decks, with complimentary loungers, live music, and the opportunity to enjoy a frosty cocktail.
Solarium Sunset Whirlpool
Solarium Sunset Whirlpool


Slip away to this adults-only indoor and outdoor retreat. The Solarium is your slice of paradise, with soothing whirlpools, warm sunshine and a refreshing water mist.

Day 9 - 10: Cruising

Day 9 - 10
At Sea
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Stage to Screen Cruise Show, Performers dressed Retro, Serenade of the Seas
Performers on stage dresses in Retro clothing during the Stage to Screen Cruise Show on Serenade of the Seas
Stage to Screen Cruise Show, Performers Dresses in Red on Stage, Serenade of the Seas
Performers on stage dressed in red during the Stage to Screen Cruise Show on Serenade of the Seas

Stage to Screen

From the world-revered theaters of Broadway to the star-studded studios of Hollywood, we bring you the greatest musicals to ever go from Stage to Screen.
Vibeology Cruise Show, Performers on Blue Stage, Serenade of the Seas
Performers on blue stage during the Vibeology Cruise Show on Serenade of the Seas


Listen up— all your favorites are getting a fresh new twist with remixes of the music that defined an era.

Day 11: Papeete, Tahiti

Day 11
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Papeete, Tahiti Tiki Huts Over Water
Tiki huts sitting on top of beautiful crystal turquoise waters with mountains in the background in Papeete, Tahiti
Things to do in
From 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Papeete is the lively capital of Tahiti — a figure-eight-shaped island formed by the eruption of two volcanoes, it's become a go-to spot for tropical adventure. A bustling urban center, Papeete feels more French than anywhere else in Tahiti. Head to the center of the city to see the vibrant Municipal Market, where you can pick up coffee and chocolate croissants, sample fresh produce or shop for hand-carved Tiki statues. See the waves crash against the volcanic black-sand beach at Plage du Taharuu. Cruise to Tahiti and hike through the verdant jungle at Fautaua Valley — don't miss the dramatic waterfall that cascades almost 1,000 feet down into a natural pool.
Papeete, Tahiti Garden
The lush landscape of the Paofai Gardens in Papeete, Tahiti

Gardens Galore

Escape the city heat at the botanical gardens of the French Polynesia Assembly Complex. Stroll past an herb garden, tiki statues and a tranquil moss-covered pond, where Queen Pomare of Tahiti used to bathe every morning. Or head to the beautiful Paofai Gardens, where the trails take you past the bay and through ornamental fish ponds.
Insider tip
Rush-hour sees traffic jams on the road, so leave plenty of time to get back to the port.
Papeete, Tahiti Snorkeling Fish
Up close view of a fish swimming while snorkeling in Papeete, Tahiti

Everyone Gets a Beach

Papeete is lined with picture-perfect beaches for every hobby. Go surfing at black-sand Papenoo Beach. Play a game of beach volleyball at Plage du Mahana Park. Or go snorkeling alongside tropical reef fish at Plage de Toaroto.
Insider tip
The Municipal Market is a morning affair, so be sure to visit there first.
Papeete, Tahiti Pearl Farming
Black pearl farming in Papeete, Tahiti

The Real Black Pearl

Head to the Robert Wan Pearl Museum to learn all about striking black pearls. The museum takes you through how black pearls were first created and what makes them so special. After learning about the process, you'll have the opportunity to take one of these Tahitian beauties home.
Papeete, Tahiti Traditional Tuna Salad
Traditional raw tuna salad in Tahiti

Local Cuisine

Lining the waterfront, you'll find an array of restaurants serving a mixture of Tahitian and French cuisine. Cruise to French Polynesia and taste the national dish of poisson cru — chunks of raw fish marinated in coconut milk. Make sure you also try coconut crab, a rich dish of salty seafood and sweet coconut.
Papeete, Tahiti Shopping
Closeup of colorful Pareus hanging on store rack in Tahiti


There is only one place you should be going to shop in Papeete: The Marche de Papeete is the hub of the city and the best place to buy delicacies and souvenirs during your Tahiti cruise. In over two stories, you'll find vendors selling exotic fruits and vegetables, intricate wood carvings, shark tooth pendants or pareos, the colorful sarongs unique to Tahiti.

Day 12: Moorea, French Polynesia

Day 12
French Polynesia
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Moorea, French Polynesia, Overwater Cabanas
Overwater cabanas in Moorea Island, French Polynesia
Things to do in
Tendered from 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Moorea is the picture-perfect vision of an ideal island paradise. Formed by volcanic activity, this heart-shaped island hidden a few short miles off the Tahiti mainland holds beaches that look out to the brightest blue waters you can imagine, and the soaring green peaks of the mountains here are the stuff of legend. Head to Tiki Village to experience a traditional Polynesian dance. Hike up to Belvedere Lookout for views of famous Cook's Bay and volcanic Mount Tohivea. Go snorkeling in the lagoon at Opunohu Bay, or check out the Moorea Dolphin Center to get up-close-and-personal with nature's cutest, most intelligent sea creatures.
Moorea, French Polynesia, Sting ray
A sting ray in the ocean

Lagoon Around the Island

Check out Lagoonarium de Moorea, an enclosed lagoon overlooked by Motu Ahi mountain. It's the lagoon of your dreams: warm waters glimmer with coral gardens and friendly floating turtles. Take a dip in its aqua waters and find out why the Polynesian Corals are worth the fuss.
Insider tip
The coconut milk you buy in a store is nothing like real island coconut milk — be sure to try some!
Moorea, French Polynesia, Dolphin
A dolphin sticking its head out of the water

Say Hi to Sea Life

Intercontinental Moorea Resort and Spa has designated a portion of their private lagoon as a rare natural refuge for sea creatures in need. Take a tour of the dolphin center, and swim with them in their natural environment. Before you leave, peek at the nearby turtle sanctuary — home to adorable growing baby turtles.
Insider tip
Head to the Belvedere lookout point before 10 a.m. to snap the best photo overlooking the island.
Moorea, French Polynesia, Jungle Landscape
The jungle landscape in Moorea Island, French Polynesia

Bird's Eye View

Soar through the deep green forests at the adventurous Tiki Parc. With varying levels appropriate for all ages, you can live out tales of island exploration along a series of rope courses, bridges and zip-lines. Remember to wear sensible clothes and close-toed shoes.
Insider tip
Taxis are moderately expensive here — book a tour to save on transport costs.
Moorea, French Polynesia, Pan seared fish filet
A pan seared fish filet on a white plate

Local Cuisine

In Moorea, you'll find plenty of the Tahitian signature dish, poisson cru — raw fish marinated in lime juice and coconut milk. You'll also encounter chicken fafa, baked in an underground oven with coconut milk and spinach. The island also offers higher-end spots serving innovative, regionally inspired fare like prawn curry or mahi-mahi with ginger and lemon sauce.
Moorea, French Polynesia, Tifaifai Quilts
Assorted tifaifai quilts


There is one must-have Moorea keepsake on the top of every visitor's list — a famous black pearl. You can find these pearls and other authentic crafts at the Moorea Marketplace or the charming Le Petit Village. Seek out tifaifai, traditional Polynesian quilts embroidered with geometric flower patterns.

Day 13: Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Day 13
Bora Bora
French Polynesia
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Overwater bungalows
Overwater bungalows in Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Things to do in
Bora Bora
Tendered from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Loosely translated from ancient Tahitian, Bora Bora means "created by the gods" — and when you set foot on this heavenly island in French Polynesia, you won't have any trouble understanding how it got its name. Crystalline turquoise waters and a vibrant coral reef surround a string of motus — tiny islets around the main island, just across the lagoon. Relax in the powder-soft white sand of Matira Beach, and breathe in the fresh scent of Tiare Tahiti, the distinctive white gardenia that grows wild here. Dive or snorkel among the coral reef just off Sofitel Marara. Or hike iconic Mount Otemanu, the lushly forested extinct volcano at the center of the island.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia, View of Mount Otemanu
View of Mount Otemanu in Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Mountain High

Mount Otemanu towers 2,400 feet above the lagoon. Its jagged peaks are among Bora Bora's most distinctive sights, and locals have held it as sacred since time immemorial — the bodies of ancient Polynesian kings rest here. You can get to the summit by 4x4 jeep tour, helicopter or good old-fashioned hike.
Insider tip
Try saying mauruuru (pronounced ma-roo-roo) in Tahitian for "thank you," or merci in French — the locals will appreciate it.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Fish and Stingray
Fish and a stingray in the ocean

Get Friendly With Fish

Let a guided boat get you up close to the rainbow of underwater wildlife of Bora Bora. Observe black-tipped sharks via snorkel, or feed some of the friendly mantas while you enjoy the clear, calm waters.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Cannon
A World War 2 cannon in Bora Bora, French Polynesia

History on Wheels

Explore the island on a 4x4 tour to hear the fascinating history of Bora Bora, spanning its ancient Polynesian past to its role as a military base in World War II. Whether it's a champagne tour or a hearty jungle trek, you can learn at exactly your speed.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Tuna Salad
A traditional Tahitian tuna salad

Local Cuisine

Bora Bora's cuisine brings a mix of French, Asian and Tahitian flavors to the local seafood bounty. Looking for a breakfast fit to fuel a hike up Mount Otemanu. Try firi firi, a Tahitian donut that's also made with the ever-present coconut milk. Don't leave without trying the French Polynesian specialty, poisson cru, a ceviche of Tahitian ahi tuna in coconut milk and lime juice.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Tahitian pearl necklace
A Tahitian pearl necklace


Head to the shops of Vaitape for stunning pearl jewelry — one of the signature items of French Polynesia, with the pearls themselves plucked straight from the lagoons. Other treasures include Tahitian tapestries, colorful printed pareus (sarongs), monoi oils for the skin and island fragrances laced with vanilla and tiare.

Day 14 - 18: Cruising

Day 14 - 18
At Sea
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Vintages Small Bites
Vintages Small Bites with Chardonnay
Vintages Small Bites
Vintages Small Bites with Chardonnay


Whether you favor a bold Cab or the subtle nuance of Pinot Noir, Vintages has the perfect glass. From France to California, Chardonnay to Shiraz, the wide world of wine is well represented through extensive partnerships with top winemakers. This is the perfect setting for indulging your passion for wine, or igniting it. Vintages also offers a small bites menu.
R Bar
GR, R Bar, , Grandeur of the Seas,Public Spaces, Revitalization, Lounge, Couple Having Drinks,

R Bar

Vintage glamor comes alive at R Bar — serving classic cocktails, like gin martinis and Old Fashioneds, in a distinctly sophisticated setting.

Day 19: Maui, Hawaii

Day 19
Lahaina, Hawaii
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Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii Waves Beach Palm Trees
A beautiful vibrant beach with aqua blue water, rocks, and palm trees in Maui, Hawaii
Things to do in
Tendered from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Your Lahaina cruise arrives in a historic town that was a favorite spot of Hawaiian royalty. Now on the National Register of Historic Places, in the mid-1800s Lahaina was an important Pacific whaling port. Lahaina's Front Street is ranked as one of the top ten greatest streets. Today, lovely Lahaina caters to visitors with many museums, art galleries, shops and restaurants. Cruise to Maui and visit historic stops like the U.S. Seamen's Hospital, Hale Paaho (Lahaina Prison), the Pioneer Inn, Maui's oldest living banyan tree and other sites on the Lahaina Historic Trail. Approximately 55 acres of old Lahaina have been set aside as historic districts.
Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii Banyan Tree
The old and big banyan tree in Lahaina Town on the Island of Maui, Hawaii

Beneath the Banyan

Lahaina's famous banyan tree was imported from India and planted next to Lahaina Harbor in 1873, and now it's one of the largest banyans in the country — the size of an entire city block. Check out the art exhibits and other events beneath its shady branches.
Insider tip
Lahaina is fairly compact and easy to explore on foot.
Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii Kaanapali Beach
Kaanapali beach in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii with views of volcanos

Kaanapali Beach

Kaanapali Beach, just north of Lahaina, has been called America's best beach. It has three miles of crystal-clear water and perfect white sand, and its shallow waters are good for snorkeling. During winter, you often see humpback whales off the coast.
Insider tip
If you want to explore beyond the town, your best bet is to rent a car.
Hawaii Lahaina Heleakala National Park Dunes
Hawaii Lahaina Heleakala National Park Dunes

House of the Sun

The 30,000 acres that make up Haleakala, or "House of the Sun," National Park have stunning landscapes, amazing hiking trails, and guided horseback rides. Experience another side of Maui here. You can see the 10,000-foot Haleakala Crater from almost every point on Maui.
Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii Poke Bowls
A healthy poke bowl filled with ahi tuna, avocado, veggies, and rice in Hawaii

Local Cuisine

No matter your taste, you'll be satisfied in Lahaina. You can find everything from the finest Hawaiian Regional Cuisine to a local-style plate lunch with two scoops rice, mac salad and an entree such as teriyaki. During your Maui cruise, try a Hawaii-style shave ice dessert with tropical flavor syrups and azuki beans.
Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii Koa wood hats
Koa wood brimmed hats in Maui, Hawaii


Check out local arts, crafts and other Hawaii souvenirs such as t-shirts, Hawaiian music CDs and macadamia nuts along Front Street, Lahaina's main drag. For more commercial items, head to Old Lahaina Center, the Lahaina Cannery Mall and Lahaina Gateway.

Day 20: Oahu, Hawaii

Day 20
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii, Skyline
Aerial view of the Honolulu, Hawaii coast and skyline
Things to do in
Arrives at 6:30 AM
Honolulu packs a diverse culture and a laid-back attitude into a setting rich with beauty. Visit Pearl Harbor and tour Iolani Palace — the only former residence of a royal family in the U.S. — to delve deeper into the Hawaiian capital's unique history. Snorkel Hanauma Bay or hike the iconic Diamond Head volcano to get up close and personal with the natural wonders that keep people coming back year after year. If time allows during your Honolulu cruise, head to nearby Waikiki for a surf; the calm waters are perfect for any experience level.
Honolulu, Hawaii, Surfboards On Waikiki Beach
Various surfboards on Waikiki Beach

Ride a Wave

Vibrant Waikiki is known for its world-class beaches, designer shopping and restaurants focusing on Hawaii Regional Cuisine. Grab a surfboard and hit the gentle waves. Then, find an oceanside spot to indulge in pau hana, the local answer to happy hour and small plates.
Honolulu, Hawaii, USS Arizona Memorial
An aerial view of the USS Arizona memorial at Pearl Harbor

Don Your Learning Cap

Head to Pearl Harbor to learn more about what it was like on that fateful day of December 7, 1941. Visit the USS Arizona Memorial, which starts with a quick but informative documentary viewing followed by a memorable boat ride out to the historic ship.
Honolulu, Hawaii, Convict Tang Fish
Convict tang fish swimming in Hanauma Bay

Swim With Sea Life

Below Honolulu's crystal-clear waters lies a coral reef that's home to thousands of species of colorful and tropical marine life. Book a snorkeling tour and explore what's beneath the sea with your cruise to Honolulu. You can often see fish right from the snorkeling boat.
Honolulu, Hawaii, Shave IceA picturesque view of the Halifax cityscape
A cup of multicolored shave ice in Hawaii

Local Cuisine

Cool off at midday with some shave ice, a cold treat covered in flavored syrups. Try a traditional Hawaiian meal, such as laulau, a dish of pork and fish steamed in a taro leaf. Seek out Hawaii Regional Cuisine, a distinctive modern style that combines ingredients and techniques from the Pacific Islands, Asia and California.
Hawaii Oahu Honolulu Polynesian Shopping
Hawaii Oahu Honolulu Polynesian Shopping


Waikiki is a shopper's paradise, with high-end stores as well as boutiques selling local signatures. At Ala Moana, the world's largest open-air shopping center, you'll find everything from designer fashions to purveyors of specialties, like fine coffees and traditional handmade quilts.