The Christmas cruise departing from San Francisco in 2017 goes to Hawaii. It is on Princess Cruises and leaves December 18, 2017.
On December 23, the ship arrives at Hilo on the big island of Hawaii. This is the lush green side of the island and is also the gateway to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
On December 24 (Christmas Eve), you will be at Honolulu on Oahu, from 7AM to 11PM. The attractions of Hawaii's largest city include famous Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head, Pearl Harbor and historic Iolani Palace.
On December 25 (Christmas Day), you will be on the island of Kauai, from 8AM to 5PM. Sights to see on the "Garden Island" include Waimea Canyon, Fern Grotto and the dramatic Napali Coast.
December 26 will be at the island of Maui. See Haleakala National Park, the road to Hana, Iao Valley, or go whale watching.
On December 31 (New Year's Eve), the cruise visits Ensenada, Mexico. You will return to San Francisco on January 2.