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.
The day begins with pick-up at 3:30 am via an exclusive 8-passenger luxury limo-van. To capture all the beauty that is the sunrise at Haleakala, you'll travel directly to Haleakala National Park and the crater summit. Start the day "on top of the world" at majestic Pu'u Ula Ula (Red Hill), the pinnacle of Haleakala, at 10,023 feet. Continental breakfast is served, prior to sunrise. First light reveals a pallete of golden pastel hues plus a 360-degree view encompassing the Big Island of Hawaii, West Maui, Lanai, Molokai and beyond. The House of the Sun Visitor's Center offers breathtaking panoramas from the rim of the crater. There are numerous photo opportunities while descending this mountain drive.
You'll learn, in-depth, about the native Hawaiian people, their culture and land from an entertaining and knowledgeable tour guide. Complimenting to this invigorating experience is a run-of the menu breakfast at a charming upcountry restaurant. Also, during this memorable day, you'll have a chance to visit an upcountry protea farm, to see these ancient and exotic flowers. There are 1,500 types of protea, 90 of which grow on Maui. Returning at a Maui-style pace, takes you through the vibrant agricultural region of upcountry Maui.
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.