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Are Seeing Penguins on Your Bucket List? Take These Tours Down South

Are Seeing Penguins on Your Bucket List? Take These Tours Down South

Holland America Line cruises travel all over the world, and some of the most unique and exciting shore excursions are the many wildlife tours highlighting native species unique to an area. If you’re cruising to South America or Australia and New Zealand, keep your eyes peeled for an adorable little bird unique to the South…   read more of “Are Seeing Penguins…”

It’s #NationalLighthouseDay! Visit These 8 Unique Lighthouses on a HAL Cruise

It’s #NationalLighthouseDay! Visit These 8 Unique Lighthouses on a HAL Cruise

Today is National Lighthouse Day, a day that honors the beacon of light that, for hundreds of years, has symbolized safety and security for ships and boats at sea. On this day in 1789, U.S. President George Washington signed an act passed by the First Congress to protect explorers. Today, lighthouses not only mark the…   read more of “It’s…”

Evening Tours Capture the Energy of South America on Overnight Cruise Calls

Evening Tours Capture the Energy of South America on Overnight Cruise Calls

A cruise to South America is full of culture, history and exotic flavors. It’s the ideal adventure for travelers who like new experiences, beautiful scenery, varying climates, bustling cities and quaint villages. On longer cruises such as the upcoming 2016 67-day Grand South America & Antarctica Voyage, guests have even more opportunities to experience the ports with…   read more of “Evening Tours…”

Holland America Anniversary Sale Provides Perks for Shore Tours, Dining & More

Holland America Anniversary Sale Provides Perks for Shore Tours, Dining & More

Guests looking to set sail on their next Holland America Line vacation have until June 1, 2015, to book a cruise to take advantage of upgrades, special savings, onboard credits, dining packages and more during the line’s Anniversary Sale. Valid on numerous select voyages sailing from summer 2015 through spring 2016, the sale was launched to…   read more of “Holland America…”

Share Your Story: Picture-Perfect Memories from Cruise Guests and Crew

Share Your Story: Picture-Perfect Memories from Cruise Guests and Crew

Taking a cruise vacation is a social event full of memory-making moments both onboard and ashore. From mingling with guests around the ship to taking a fabulous shore excursion and visiting all of the fantastic destinations around the world, there are plenty of opportunities to capture the special moments and share them with friends, family…   read more of “Share Your Story:…”

Shore Excursion Collections Guide Travelers to the Perfect Tour

Shore Excursion Collections Guide Travelers to the Perfect Tour

When taking a Holland America Line cruise, you can expect incredible shore excursions, tailor-made to offer the best experience at every port. Holland America Line has grouped many of the tours into five distinct collections, so you’ll know exactly what to look for when booking your tours in advance or onboard. Each collection is centered…   read more of “Shore Excursion…”

Rounding Cape Horn: Take a HAL Cruise on the Ultimate South America Adventure

Rounding Cape Horn: Take a HAL Cruise on the Ultimate South America Adventure

There are a few destinations so iconic — even fabled — that they draw adventure-seekers from around the world. Cape Horn, the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile, fits the bill. The rocky terrain extends into Drake Passage, rising to a height of 1,391 feet. 150 years ago the trip…   read more of “Rounding Cape Horn:…”