Make the most of your time in port on Oahu with a shore excursion to the North Shore and the Polynesian Cultural Center. Stroll through Dole Pineapple Plantation, where you can try the famous pineapple whip. At Oahu's notorious North Shore, soak in the sunshine and stunning views of the world-famous surfing beaches. At the Polynesian Cultural Center, one of Oahu’s top attractions, eight island villages give you the rare chance to discover the unique cultures of Hawaiian and other South Pacific people.
- Includes free admission to top local attractions
- Excellent value for money
- Free port pickup and drop-off included
Your Oahu shore excursion starts with pickup at your cruise ship port. Your first stop is Dole Pineapple Plantation, where you’ll dazzle your senses with the sight of rows of pineapples, ready to be handpicked, and the smell of the freshly cut tropical fruit, ready to be eaten. Learn how pineapples are grown during the Plantation Garden Tour, and make sure to try the delicious Dole pineapple whip.
Wander the boutique art markets in Haleiwa before venturing to Hawaii’s quaint countryside and visiting Hawaii’s world-famous surfing beaches on the North Shore, where talented surfers from around the world show off their skills on huge waves.
At the Polynesian Cultural Center, eight villages showcase the indigenous Polynesian cultures of Hawaii, Samoa, Aotearoa, the Marquesas, Fiji, New Zealand, Tonga and Tahiti. Real Polynesians share their ancient cultural traditions. You can sit back and enjoy the show, or jump in and join the fun! Watch Samoans climb a 40-foot coconut tree, try some savory Tahitian bread and learn some basic hula moves. Kids will enjoy the spear-throwing demonstrations, getting temporary tattoos and watching the fire-knife dancing performances.
Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Honolulu Pier for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
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Departure Point:Pier 2 at Port of Honolulu. (Only Norwegian Cruise Line ship passengers may book this shore excursion)
- 5:00pm - airport
- 5:30pm - pier
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Polynesian Cultural Center
- Admission to Polynesian Cultural Center
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Professional guide
- Port pick up and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Lunch is not provided
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- This shore excursion can only be booked by Norwegian Cruise Line Pride of America passengers
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