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EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Nouméa, Tadine and Mystery Island

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Nouméa, Tadine and Mystery Island

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage is back in the South Pacific island-hopping among some stunning locales! EXC In-Depth Onboard Exploration Leader Mark Read sent some Field Notes and excellent photos from New Caledonia and Vanuatu. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as the ship continues its exploration in the Pacific Ocean. Nouméa, New Caledonia Glorious weather…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Phuket, Thailand

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Phuket, Thailand

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage has arrived to Thailand! EXC In-Depth Onboard Naturalist/Zodiac Driver Kristy King sent some Field Notes and excellent photos from Phuket, Thailand. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as Maasdam begins its journey to across the Indian Ocean. After turning our clocks back one hour overnight to ensure and extra hours rest…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage has left Southeast Asia and arrived to Sri Lanka! EXC In-Depth Onboard Naturalist/Zodiac Driver Kristy King sent some Field Notes and excellent photos from Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as the ship continues its exploration of South Asia. This morning Maasdam made her way into the one…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Singapore & Malaysia

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Singapore & Malaysia

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage recently arrived in the mystic lands of Southeast Asia! EXC In-Depth Onboard Naturalist/Zodiac Driver Kristy King sent some Field Notes and excellent photos from Singapore and Malaysia. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as the ship continues on to visit Thailand & Sri Lanka. Singapore Exploring Singapore with Maasdam whilst docked…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Broome, Kuri Bay and Darwin, Western Australia

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Broome, Kuri Bay and Darwin, Western Australia

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage is off to Western Australia! EXC In-Depth Onboard Naturalist/Zodiac Driver Kristy King sent some Field Notes and excellent photos from Broome, Kuri Bay and Darwin. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as the ship begins its journey to Southeast Asia. Broome, Western Australia With Maasdam docking in the early hours of…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Tasmania, Adelaide, Port Lincoln and Albany

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Tasmania, Adelaide, Port Lincoln and Albany

Over the holidays, our EXC In-Depth Voyage was exploring Tasmania and Australia. EXC In-Depth Onboard Naturalist/Zodiac Driver Kristy King and Polar Historian/Naturalist Andrew Atkin sent some Field Notes from Hobart, Port Arthur, Adelaide, Port Lincoln and Albany. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as the ship continues this adventure. Hobart, Tasmania, Australia By Kristy King,…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”

Head Down Under to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in 2019 for the Ultimate Premium Experience

Head Down Under to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in 2019 for the Ultimate Premium Experience

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, New Zealand’s Milford Sound, the imposing volcanoes of Hawaii — all these spectacular natural wonders await on cruises to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. In 2019, Holland America Line is offering a variety of unique itineraries aboard Noordam that showcase the region’s must-visit ports, bucket-list locales and iconic sites….   read more of “Head Down Under to…”

Zodiac Shore Excursions on EXC In-Depth Voyages Offer Exhilarating Explorations of Remote Locales

Zodiac Shore Excursions on EXC In-Depth Voyages Offer Exhilarating Explorations of Remote Locales

As you’ve been reading about in our “Field Notes” posts, EXC In-Depth Voyages aboard Maasdam offer guests up-close Zodiac encounters in ports throughout the South Pacific, Australia and Indonesia. Led by a team of onboard experts and guides, these incredible expeditions allow guests to have an intimate view at locales that are little-known and often…   read more of “Zodiac Shore…”