Once you've booked your cruise, click on "Log In to My NCL" and enter your user name and password. If you are a new user, create an account. Once you're logged in, you should see a summary of your booked cruise(s). Click the button for "Shore Excursions". If this button is not clickable, you may need to wait at least 60 days prior to your vacation date. Once you get to the Shore Excursions shopping page, you should see each port city offering Shore Excursions for every day of your cruise itinerary. Click through each port city to get more info and pre-book excursions for each guest you’re traveling with. You can also call 1-866-625-1167 if you have any questions.
Flowers and Coffee showcases small farms in the district of Puna that constitute the agricultural backbone of Hawaii. If you’re a flower lover and coffee aficionado, this excursion is for you! First you’ll start with a visit to a colorful anthodium farm that is also a clearing house for other tropical flowers like Heleconias and foliage such as Ti leaf. Walk into shade houses where the anthodium’s are grown in beds on the ground and learn their history and lore.
Explore a modern orchid nursery with a great variety of spectacular orchids in bloom and learn about the biology, history and economics of orchids. Walk through greenhouses viewing thousands of potted orchids on benches and see the million-gallon reservoir of rain water. Last, savor the aroma at a coffee mill where local varieties of beans, recently rated the best in the world, roasted to different stages, will be tasted. Learn about processing methods and ask any questions you may have about coffee. The fragrance in the bean roasting room must be experienced to be believed.
Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.