Hawaii and the South Pacific
Lands of contrast with deep warm azure waters, soft white sandy beaches, lush tropical vegetation and rugged mountain peaks; the islands of Hawaii and the South Pacific welcome you in an embrace of extremes born in fire. Created from the underwater volcanoes that are still forming and changing these gems of the Pacific, the Hawaiian Islands, Tahiti and the Tuamotus Islands are a wonder to behold and make it near impossible to ignore these exotic locales as a destination for your next dream vacation.
Explore the Hawaiian Islands
Whether it’s on a cruise circling the Hawaiian Islands round trip form San Diego or Vancouver on Holland America, Princess or Windstar Cruises or as part of a land excursion exploring the wonderment of this isolated volcanic archipelago, the Hawaiian Islands have an abundance of beauty, culture and natural attractions to ensure you’ll remember your visit for a lifetime. Enjoy cliff diving, surfing the famed waters of the North Shore or take part in a traditional beach-side luau as you explore all of the eight main islands that make up this tropical paradise that include:
- Hawai’I (The Big Island)
- Maui (The Valley Isle)
- O’ahu (The Gathering Place)
- Kaua’I (The Garden Isle)
- Moloka’i (The Friendly Isle)
- Lana’I (The Pineapple Island)
- Ni’ihau (The Forbidden Isle)
- Kaho’olawe (The Target Isle)
Regardless of the type or duration of your Hawaiian adventure, you’re sure to come away with “Aloha nui loa”….very much love for the islands, people and culture that makes Hawaii such a magical place to visit.
Discover Exotic Tahiti and Tuamotus Islands
Very few places in the world conjure up feelings of mystery, excitement and the exotic as much as Tahiti and Polynesia. French influences abound in this land of emerald green islands surrounded by tranquil turquoise waters teeming with an incredible diversity of life including stingrays and lemon sharks that frequent the many lagoons that can be found on the areas numerous islands including Bora Bora. Let the famous Firewalkers of Fiji fascinate you with their intricate dance and immerse yourself in the stunning flora and fauna that inspired artist Paul Gauguin and attracted the likes of Lieutenant William Bligh in the search for exotic plants before losing his ship to a mutiny by Fletcher Christian in the famous Mutiny on the Bounty.