Star, Hawaii, Tahiti & Samoa ex Los Angeles Roundtrip

South Pacific & New Zealand

Details

28 Night Cruise sailing from Los Angeles roundtrip onboard Star Princess.

28 Night Cruise sailing from Los Angeles roundtrip onboard Star Princess.

Star Princess's impressive design and amenities include an entire deck of mini-suites, four different pools spread out over three decks and enough after-dinner options and showlounges to keep you entertained for weeks on end. The revolutionary ship design offers all the big ships choices, but you will never feel lost in a crowd.

Highlights of this cruise:

Los Angeles, California
The City of Angels always hovers between dream and reality. Once a near-forgotten colonial outpost, the pueblo metamorphosed into an agrarian paradise before reinventing itself as a movie colony. Perhaps no other city owes so much to the technological innovations of the 20th century, from the automobile to the airplane. Little wonder that LA is oft described as the "dream machine." In LA, reinvention is a way of life. Yet this talent for change has created a city with a rich ethnic diversity and a sizzling culture. LA is the source for trends that migrate across the country and then the world. Where else can you enjoy a Thai taco or munch on a kosher burrito? Or travel from downtown's high rises to the beaches of Malibu, shopping in Beverly Hills along the way?

Hilo, Hawaii
Welcome to the Big Island of Hawaii - a paradise of black-sand beaches, tropical rainforest and volcanic mountains. Mauna Loa, the largest mountain on the planet, soars above the bleak lava fields of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. In the heart of the Big Island's lush rainforest lies the remote and stunning Wai'po Valley (Valley of the Kings). Hawaii's history matches its incomparable landscape - it is a saga of mighty Polynesian kings, sugar barons, war and treachery. The landscape of the Big Island ranges from black-sand beaches to tropical rain forest to the alpine terrain of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. At 13,796 feet above sea level, the summit of Mauna Kea is the highest point in the entire Pacific basin.

Honolulu, Hawaii
Home to nearly half a million people, Honolulu is Hawaii's state capital and only major city. The city of Honolulu and the island of Oahu offer a wealth of historic, cultural and scenic attractions. Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head are two of the city's enduring symbols. Pearl Harbor, site of the USS Arizona Memorial and the "Punchbowl," are haunting reminders of the tragic events of December 7, 1941, when the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor forced America into World War II. Honolulu is also home to the historic Iolani Palace, the official residence of Hawaii's last royals. Beyond the city lie tropical rain forests, the Pali Lookout and the North Shore known for its surfing beaches. A draw card to visitors of all ages, from all corners of the globe, Honolulu's appeal ranges from it's magnificent beaches, countless well-stocked shops, tempting restaurants and a multitude of historic, cultural and scenic attractions.

Maui (Lahaina), Hawaii
Maui has always occupied a special place in the hearts of Hawaiians. The great warrior King Kamehameha, who united the islands under his rule, chose to make Lahaina his capital and Ka'anapali was once the favorite playground of Hawaiian royalty. And no wonder - Maui boasts stunning landscapes and superb beaches. Mt. Haleakala, a dormant volcano, rises 10,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean. Once hailed as "The Valley of the Kings," Maui's Iao Valley is a tropical paradise dominated by the Needle, a volcanic monolith towering over the valley floor. Then there is Lahaina, once home to a royal court and a raucous port-of-call enjoyed by 19th-century Yankee whalers.
Haleakala means "The House of the Sun." To the Hawaiians, it appeared that the sun both rose from and set in the depths of its massive crater. Today, the centerpiece of Haleakala National Park, it is one of Maui's major attractions.

Note: Lahaina is an anchorage port. Transportation from ship to shore is via the ship's tender service.

Pago Pago
Pago Pago Bay is one of the most dramatic harbors in the South Pacific, a region known for dramatic landscapes. Eons ago, the massive seaward wall of a volcano collapsed and the sea poured in. Today, dramatic mountain peaks encircle the deep harbor.
The capital of American Samoa, Pago Pago is more village than city. The town is dominated by looming Mt. Pioa, whose summit draws moisture-bearing clouds, earning it the nickname of "The Rainmaker." Indeed, Pago Pago draws more than its fair share of rain - the island of Tutuila is a vision of deep, verdant green. Pronounced "Pango Pango," this island paradise awaits exploration

Apia
The first Polynesians arrived in Western Samoa around 1000 B.C. Three millennia later, the islands formed one of the last bastions of traditional Polynesian culture. Apia, the capital of Western or Independent Samoa, is a city of 40,000 on the island of Upolu. Its picturesque waterfront is lined with public buildings, shops and trading companies. The town now comprises of modern  3-5 story buildings all along the waterfront.  Government has built some very modern buildings to house most of the government offices.  The village settings can only be seen in the outskirts of town within a radius of 15 miles. Western Samoa has long lured Westerners to its islands. The most famous expatriate of all was Robert Louis Stevenson, who lived at Vailima, and was buried near the summit of Mt. Vaea. Dress in light, comfortable clothing when visiting Apia. The dress code is quite casual. Shorts are appropriate for men. Dress for women is more conservative. The local women wear long skirts, dresses, lava lavas or muumuus.

Bora Bora
Majestic mountains sculpted by ancient volcanoes, a shimmering lagoon and a barrier reef dotted with tiny motu, or islets - welcome to Bora Bora, perhaps the most stunning island in the South Pacific. Only 4,600 people live a seemingly idyllic lifestyle in the main villages of Vaitape, Anau and Faanui. No wonder those generations of travelers - including novelist James Michener - regarded Bora Bora as an earthly paradise.
Connected to its sister islands by water and by air - the landing strip sits atop Motu Mute, one of the reef's islets - Bora Bora remains relatively unspoiled by the modern world.

Note: Bora Bora is an anchorage port. Transportation from the ship to shore will be via the ship's tender service.

Papeete
Tahiti is not just an island - Tahiti has always been a state of mind. The bustling capital of Tahiti and her islands, Papeete is the chief port and trading center, as well as a provocative temptress luring people to her shores. Immortalized in the novel "Mutiny on the Bounty," who could blame the men of "HMS Bounty" for abandoning their ship in favor of basking in paradise? And what would Modern Art be without Tahiti's influence on Gauguin and Matisse? Today the island is a charming blend of Polynesian "joie de vivre" and Gallic sophistication. But venture out from Papeete and you find a landscape of rugged mountains, lush rainforests, cascading waterfalls and deserted beaches. Contrasting with other French Polynesian ports, Papeete's coastline initially greets you with a vista of commercial activity that graciously gives way to both black and white-sand beaches, villages, resorts and historic landmarks.

Moorea
To discover the storied Polynesia of Melville, Gauguin and Michener, you have to travel to Tahiti's outer islands. Moorea, the former haunt of Tahitian royalty, is one such island where you still see fishermen paddling outrigger canoes, pareo-clad women strolling along the roads and children fishing from island bridges. Moorea is an island of vertiginous mountains - most of its 18,000 people live along the narrow coastal shelf. Behind tin-roofed wooden houses lie lush green mountains rushing up to fill the sky. French Polynesia comprises some 130 islands, of which Tahiti is the best known. Just 12 miles across the lagoon from Tahiti lies Moorea.

Note: Moorea is a tender port. Transportation from ship to shore will be via the ship's tender service.

Pricing (per person)

  • All (24)
Quad Triple Twin Single

IF - Interior Cabin

AU$ 3,829 AU$ 4,254 AU$ 5,105 AU$ 10,210

IE - Interior Cabin

AU$ 3,861 AU$ 4,297 AU$ 5,170 AU$ 10,340

ID - Interior cabin

AU$ 3,894 AU$ 4,341 AU$ 5,235 AU$ 10,470

IC - Interior Cabin

AU$ 3,926 AU$ 4,384 AU$ 5,300 AU$ 10,600

IB - Interior Cabin

AU$ 3,959 AU$ 4,427 AU$ 5,365 AU$ 10,730

IA - Interior Cabin

AU$ 3,991 AU$ 4,471 AU$ 5,430 AU$ 10,860

OZ - Obstructed Oceanview Cabin

AU$ 4,186 AU$ 4,731 AU$ 5,820 AU$ 11,640

OY - Obstructed Oceanview Cabin

Request Request AU$ 5,905 AU$ 11,810

OW - Obstructed Oceanview Cabin

AU$ 4,271 AU$ 4,844 AU$ 5,990 AU$ 11,980

OV - Obstructed Oceanview Double

AU$ 4,314 AU$ 4,901 AU$ 6,075 AU$ 12,150

OF - Oceanview Cabin

Request AU$ 5,207 AU$ 6,535 AU$ 13,070

OE - Oceanview Cabin

Request Request AU$ 6,665 AU$ 13,330

OC - Oceanview Cabin

AU$ 4,739 AU$ 5,467 AU$ 6,925 AU$ 13,850

BF - Balcony Cabin

Request Request AU$ 8,512 AU$ 17,024

BE - Balcony Cabin

Request Request AU$ 8,702 AU$ 17,404

BD - Balcony Cabin

Request Request AU$ 8,892 AU$ 17,784

BC - Balcony Cabin

AU$ 5,917 AU$ 6,972 AU$ 9,082 AU$ 18,164

BB - Balcony Cabin

Request AU$ 7,099 AU$ 9,272 AU$ 18,544

BA - Balcony Cabin

AU$ 6,107 AU$ 7,225 AU$ 9,462 AU$ 18,924

B2 - Premium Balcony Cabin

AU$ 6,297 AU$ 7,479 AU$ 9,842 AU$ 19,684

B4 - Premium Balcony Cabin

Request AU$ 7,479 AU$ 9,842 AU$ 19,684

ME - Mini Suite With Balcony

AU$ 7,367 AU$ 8,905 AU$ 11,982 AU$ 23,964

MD - Mini Suite with Balcony

AU$ 7,607 AU$ 9,225 AU$ 12,462 AU$ 24,924

MB - Mini Suite With Balcony

Request AU$ 9,865 AU$ 13,422 AU$ 26,844

Please note, while prices and inclusions are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to changes in cruise line policies and pricing and due to currency fluctuations. Currency surcharges may apply. Please check details of price and inclusions at time of booking.

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