Can you imagine playing a round of golf amongst the palm trees, with endless ocean views from ocean cliffs, a light summer breeze and the sound of waves in the background? Hawaii has some of the best golf courses in the world and what better way to enjoy them then on a dedicated Hawaiian golf cruise. You can enjoy some of the best golf courses in the world whilst enjoying the Hawaiian island playground.
Onboard you will experience great food and wine, shopping and activities and you can take advantage of the many sights and shore excursions should you wish to have a break from golf (but you won’t want to).
Golfing is increasing in popularity every day and is popular worldwide. Hawaii has some of the most beautiful golf courses in the world spread over 4 islands and what better to enjoy them, then by a Hawaiian cruise ship. Many of the courses have won awards and also been used for international and PGA events.
Hawaiian golf cruises have many advantages over standard land bases Hawaiian golf vacations. On your Hawaiian golf cruise you will not need to worry about changing hotels, shuttle flights and transfers, rental cars on each island and all of that other stuff you don’t want to worry about. By combining a Hawaiian golf vacation and a Hawaiian cruise vacation, you will find it will be more affordable then the usual land based Hawaiian golf vacations due to minimizing of transport, flights and other logistical nightmares.
The beauty of a Hawaiian golf cruise is that you can enjoy your game of golf knowing the rest of the family is well catered for. There are many shore excursions and onboard activities that are sure to keep the whole family entertained for the duration of the Hawaiian golf cruise.
NCL (Norwegian Cruise Line) is the major operator of dedicated inter-island Hawaiian cruises and they offer 7 day dedicated Hawaiian golf cruises on their ships the pride of America and Pride of Aloha.
NCL have included some great features to make your Hawaiian golf cruise even more enjoyable. NCL will look after all aspects from advanced tee booking, transport, lessons, equipment and player pairing. NCL also offer a range of club hire options so you can use the same set of clubs for the duration of the cruise. Alternatively guests who bring their own clubs will automatically be enrolled in NCL's Club Valet program. The Valet service includes secure storage of clubs, daily club cleaning, and daily delivery to the pier and re-storage everyday that you play. This service comes at a fee of $40.
The golf courses you will come across on your Hawaiian golf cruise are rated as some of the most beautiful golf courses in the world. Many of them are world class courses catering for golfers of all experience levels. Many of the Hawaiian golf courses rank among the Golf Digest's Top 100 Courses You Can Play.
On your Hawaiian golf cruise you will have the selection of several Hawaiian golf courses spread over the four islands of Hawaii, Kauai, Maui and Oahu. Below are just a few of the most popular courses to get your mouth watering.
Poipu Bay Golf Course, Kauai. Poipu Bay Golf Course is probably Hawaii’s most popular golf course and a must play.
The course has been intricately inscribed along the cliffs of Kauai Island. The Poipu Bay Golf Course hosted the PGS Grand Slam event for a spectacular 13 consecutive years featuring some of the biggest names to walk its fairways. The challenging Poipu Bay Golf Course has some exciting high tech services such as the in-cart satellite navigation system, which shows your exact distance to the hole and pin placement.
Hapuna Golf Course, Big Island. The Princeville at Hanalei Prince Course is one of America’s top golf courses. The prince course was named as Golf Digest’s Golf Digest number 1 golf course in the State of Hawaii. Golf Digest also rated it Number 5 of the Top 75 Resort Courses in the world, and Number 66 of "America's 100 Greatest Courses."
Makaha Resort & Golf Club, Oahu. The course is renowned as Oahu’s number 1 golf course as rated by Honolulu Magazine.
Makaha Resort & Golf Club is a hidden secret. It enjoys a serene location, nestled between the surrounding Waianae Mountains overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The resort offers holiday makers with amenities such as the world class 18-hole golf course, pro-shop, swimming pool, corporate meeting rooms, banquet facilities, restaurant and many other features.
So, why not combine the best of both worlds and take a Hawaiian Golf Cruise Today?
Article By Cameron Porter