2018 Hawaiian Ukulele Music Cruise/Tour

Experience the spectacular beauty of the Hawaiian islands. Enjoy a 7 night luxury cruise plus 4 fabulous days & nights in Honolulu. Visit 4 islands: O’ahu (Honolulu & Pearl Harbor), Maui, Hawai’i, & Kaua’i. Enjoy concerts, ukulele workshops & ‘jam’ sessions, with Wayne Horsburgh, Sam Lemann, & local musicians. The cruise/tour has been designed to appeal to (1) music lovers in general, & (2) ukulele players, many of whom will appreciate the opportunity to visit Hawaii, the ancestral home of the ‘uke’.

Including Ukulele concerts, workshops & ‘jam’ sessions

The cruise/tour has been designed to appeal to:Caribbean Music Cruise

  • Music lovers in general
  • Ukulele players, many of whom will appreciate the opportunity to visit Hawaii... the ancestral home of the ukulele.

Visiting:Honolulu & Pearl Harbor (island of O’ahu); Kahului (island of Maui); Hilo & Kona (island of Hawai’i); Nawiliwili (island of Kaua’i)

Cruise dates: 7 November to 19 November 2018

Aloha! Step aboard Pride of America, Norwegian Cruise Lines’ only ship that sails out of Honolulu year-round. As you journey from one exotic island to the next, learn about Hawaiian culture through the eyes of native ambassadors on board our ship. Island hop Hawaii in style; Pride of America has more than 15 restaurants and 12 bars & lounges. In the evenings enjoy fabulous Broadway-style shows.

Click here to download 2018 Hawaiian Music Cruise/Tour brochure... (PDF 2.0MB)
Click here to download booking form (300KB PDF)

Wayne Horsburgh
Is one of Australia’s most successful country music entertainers. Influenced by Slim Whitman and Frank Ifield, his style of yodelling is a real crowd pleaser. Originally from Benalla, Wayne moved to Sydney in 1979 to expand his music career and also tour the world. For 25 years Wayne spent part of each year in the USA, sharing stages at Festivals and Fairs with some of country music’s biggest stars, including Merle Haggard, The Statler Brothers, and Mickey Gilley. Wayne has released 30 albums, including 3 albums of Hawaiian songs. Wayne is looking forward to sharing his passion for Hawaii, and Hawaiian music, with you on the 2018 Hawaii Ukulele Music Cruise

Sam Lemann
is a highly respected musician from Melbourne. His interest in the ukulele and Hawaiian music began in the 1980s. Since then he has developed a sweet jazzy island sound, helped along by frequent trips to Hawaii, where he’s picked up tips from many of Hawaii’s musical greats. Sam has been a regular performer & workshop presenter at festivals, including the Newcastle Ukulele Festival, the Melbourne Ukulele Festival, & the Fairbridge Folk Festival (WA). The ABC recently released an album, The Ukulele, featuring Sam on 8 tracks. Sam is also an outstanding lead guitarist. He will fill two roles on the 2018 Hawaii Ukulele Music Cruise....he will run the Ukulele Workshops and ‘jam’ sessions, and he will play lead guitar in the Music Cruise backing band.

Andy Toombs
Is an outstanding electric bass player, guitarist, and singer. He constantly tours Australia, as a backing musician (electric bass and backing vocals), with Australia’s top country music stars, including Adam Harvey, Beccy Cole, Bill Chambers and Catherine Britt. Andy has also done a huge amount of overseas travelling, much of it as a musician, but much of it because he is passionate about seeing the world. On this cruise/tour Andy will be the bass player in the Hawaii Ukulele Music Cruise backing band, but he will do quite a bit of individual performing as well.

Note: To be part of the Hawaiian Music Cruise/Tour, you must book through Travelrite International.

Click here to download 2018 Hawaiian Music Cruise brochure... (PDF 2.0MB)
Click here to download booking form (300KB PDF)

For detailed print brochure or further information call Travelrite International Pty Ltd. Toll Free 1800 033 436 or John Howie (03) 9816 3648 Mobile 0409 409 528. Email: johnhowiemusictours@hotmail.com