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Lesley Keyter is the face of travel in the fast growing city of Calgary. Every week since 1997 she has has featured live on the Global TV Morning News.

Global Morning News – Cruising the Hawaiian Islands 

Posted on: January 13, 2024

It’s Viking cruises month and this is the time to score big because we have free airfare on some beautiful itineraries –

How about this one:

16 nights cruising the Hawaiian islands – let’s look at this a bit closer.

Cruise out of Los Angeles on 28 November next year (yes we are planning ahead!). On this cruise you get to visit the islands of Hawaii, Oahu, Maui and Kauai and while you visit each one a special shore excursion is included for you. Here are some examples –

In Hilo on the Big Island get to visit the rain forest and the massive waterfall there.

In Oahu a visit to Pearl Harbour is a must.

In Kauai, the Garden Island, more waterfalls and a visit to an historic sugar plantation with its magnificent 1930’s Tudor style mansion.

In Maui explore this lush garden island with a stop at Whalers Village on the way back to the ship.

On the second last day a quick pop into Ensenada where you get to visit the geyser.

From LA to Hawaii and Hawaii to Ensenada you have sea days – my favourite part of any cruise. This is where you get time to explore the ship and enjoy some of the amenities on board at no additional charge.

  • The Nordic Spa and fitness centre – entrance is complimentary on Viking and includes a steam sauna and a snow room. The idea is to do the sauna first and then spend some time in the snow room – very healthy apparently. Although with this weather outside it doesn’t seem to be!
  • The library – Viking is all about making you feel at home with a cozy library filled with books and comfortable chairs and big windows. A super place to relax.
  • The Wintergarden – Under a canopy of Scandinavian trellised wood in the serene Wintergarden, indulge in afternoon tea service, complete with freshly made finger sandwiches, richly textured scones and delightful desserts.
  • The Aquavit Terrace – a gorgeous outside area where you can have a bite to eat or just a coffee or tea.
  • The indoor pool with retractable roof and the jazz bar are also good gathering places.
  • There is a theatre and two cinemas on board and guest lecturers will entertain and educate with a range of interesting subjects.
  • The Explorer’s lounge – my favourite place. Comfy sofas, books, a bar, big windows and a musician in the evenings.

Hawaiian Islands Sojourn Viking Ocean Cruise

Duration: 16 Nights
Departure Date: November 28, 2024
Price from: $7,595 CAD per person


  • Roundtrip cruise from Los Angeles, California
  • Veranda stateroom
  • Specialty restaurants, wine and beer with lunch and dinner
  • 24 hour specialty coffees, teas and bottled water
  • Shore excursion in each port of call
  • Wifi, airport transfers, 24 hour complimentary room service

And the best thing – you can secure your space with just $25 per person deposit.

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