36th Annual Hawkeye Cruise

Dates: February 5-12, 2023
Duration: 8Days

Join Celebrity Hawkeye Great Tavian Banks and set sail  for the 36th Annual Hawkeye Cruise in the Caribbean! Embark in Miami and make stops in the Bahamas, both the  British and US Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic.









Special Inclusion:

  • FREE Drink Package, 250 FREE Wi-Fi minutes per cabin, & $50 of Shore Excursion Credit per cabin.

Arrive in Miami and enjoy the day at your leisure before your cruise begins the next day. Optional Pre-Night hotel arrangements available.

Tour Miami's amazing medley of cultures and flashy urban settings makes it a scene to be seen. Visit the trendy Art Deco district of South Beach, Calle Ocho in Little Havana, the super-upscale neighborhoods of Coconut Grove and Coral Gables and the unique ecosystem of the Everglades.

Enjoy time in Miami prior to boarding the Norwegian Encore. (D)

All cruises to the Bahamas feature a whole day visit to Great Stirrup Cay, Norwegian Cruise Line's idyllic island paradise reserved just for its guests. Stroll along soft, white-sand beaches and enjoy the many activities offered. Snorkel and see underwater delights, kayak in crystal-clear water, then get revved up on a WaveRunner® adventure. The fun is endless here. Grab a bite at the new 8,500- square foot beach buffet and simply relax in your private beachfront cabana. This tropical paradise is just for you. Take advantage. (B, L, D)

Never a boring moment on this ship!  The Aqua Park has two multi-story waterslides on board, you can slide into fun over and over again. Or get your heart pumping with over 1100 feet of pedal-to-the-metal action, the largest race track at sea where you zoom around high-speed curves suspended 13 feet off the side of the ship. Or enjoy cutting-edge technology in the high-tech world of laser tag where adults can be a kid again. (B, L, D)

The town of Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking harbors in the world. Once home to pirates of long ago, today visitors find treasures of a different kind, for now beautiful beaches and bountiful duty-free shopping are truly its claim to fame. (B, L, D)

Discovered by Christopher Columbus himself in 1493, this exotic, peaceful island is home to both towering mahogany trees and white-sand beaches. The region offers a challenging hike that extends 1,780 feet up Sage Mountain. A great spot for great birdwatching and breathtaking views of Tortola and neighboring islands. (B, L, D)

Puerto Plata (or officially known as San Felipe de Puerto Plata) is the ninth largest city in the Dominican Republic and the capital of the province of Puerto Plata. For spectacular city views, take a ride up the Pico Isabel de Torres mountain which stands over 2,600 feet high. History buff? Visit Fortaleza San Felipe, which was built in the 16th century and served as a prison under the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo. Or head to the Amber Museum, a museum filled with a unique collection of valuable Dominican amber which is semiprecious tree sap that has hardened for millions of years capturing many fossils of plant and insect life. (B, L, D)

Enjoy a final day at sea where you can relax after a week of excitement in ports throughout the Caribbean! Explore the ship’s 13 lounges with your Hawkeye friends - check out the Brew House, Mojito Bar, Wine Bar, Whisky Bar or one of the many others! (B, L, D)

Disembark the ship and return home after a fantastic trip in the Caribbean with fellow Hawkeye fans. (B)






Inside Stateroom $1,299
Balcony Stateroom $1,699
Mini Suite $1,999

*Fares are per person only, based on double occupancy, subject to availability and capacity controlled. Single rates can be quoted upon request.


Deposit:  A $500 deposit per person is required to confirm your reservation.

Final Payment: Due on or before September  16, 2022.

Cancellation Policy: After September 16, 2022 upon final payment receipt, trip cost is non-refundable. Travel insurance is recommended and available.

Pre-Night Hotel Accommodations + Transfers to Ship
Pre-Night accommodations in standard room, including resort taxes, plus transfer from hotel to ship. Call for pricing.


  • Fully Escorted by Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited
  • (2) Special Hawkeye Football Seminars at Sea

Not included:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Airfare
  • Airport and hotel transfers
  • Pre-Night hotel (package available)
  • Optional tours
  • Gratuities
  • Government taxes and port fees ($509.94 per person)


Roundtrip airfare is available upon request.


Travel insurance is highly recommended and available through Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited. If the insurance premium is paid within 14 days of deposit, pre-existing conditions are covered, some limitations apply. If you decline the insurance offered by the agency, we strongly advise the purchase of travel insurance through another broker.

At this time, no new restrictions/requirements have been announced for this cruise.  Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited is continually monitoring the situation.  At time of departure, it may be required by the cruise line to provide proof of vaccination.  All travelers will be alerted as more information is made available by Norwegian.

All passengers are required to have a passport valid through August 14, 2023. Non-US citizens must have a valid passport and advise Travel Leaders/ Destinations Unlimited of your nationality at the time of deposit.

Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited reserves the right to take photos during any part of the tour and to use them for promotional purposes. By booking a reservation with Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited, group members agree to allow their images to be used in such photos. Group members who prefer that their images not be used are asked to advise their group escort at the beginning of the tour.

Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited, escorts and hosts, selected air carrier, selected hotel, ground operators, cruise line, the shipowner, and their affiliates, shall have no liability for loss or damage to baggage and property, or for personal injuries or delay due to the acts or omissions of any carrier, hotel operator, restaurant, or any other supplier of services or facilities caused by weather, strike, war, quarantine or for any other reason or by the ship owner, and is governed by the terms and conditions printed on the cruise contract which is issued to all guests. Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited acts only as an agent for suppliers in selling travel-related services, accepting reservations, and booking services that are not directly supplied by this travel agency (i.e. air and ground transportation, hotel accommodations, meals, tours, cruises, etc).

The itinerary, as published, will be followed as closely as possible. If, it is rendered necessary to make changes in this itinerary, the above named providers will not be responsible for any loss or expense caused guests by reason of such change. The above named providers reserve the right to decline to accept or retain any person, whether with or without cause, at any time. It is understood and agreed that a refund may not be made to guests who do not complete a cruise for any cause whatsoever. Please note that information on this flyer is based on details available at the time of printing and is subject to change. Please read this contract carefully. Any payment constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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