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Volendam

Volendam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,432
Crew Members:
615
Gross Tonnage:
61,214 grt
Length:
781 feet
Maximum Speed:
23 knots
Dedicated:
November 1999
Godmother:
Tennis Professional Chris Evert

Latest Post

Video: Melbourne to Sydney

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, sailed on a 34-day Volendam voyage from Sydney to Hong Kong late last year and shared with us this video from his trip. Come along with us and cruise the Tasman Sea and Bass Strait, from Melbourne to Sydney, via Burnie and Hobart in Tasmania on this…   read more of “Video: Melbourne to…”

Recent Posts

Cruise Diary: Hilo, Hawaii

Cruise Diary: Hilo, Hawaii

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy this post and photos from their call at Hilo, Hawaii. Al and I took a tour called “Waterfall Spectacular” to see the waterfalls in Hilo during our port call there. It…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Hilo,…”

Cruise Diary: Hobart, Tasmania

Cruise Diary: Hobart, Tasmania

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy this post and photos from their call at Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. We arrived in Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, on the afternoon of November 21st. We planned to take a short…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Burnie, Tasmania

Cruise Diary: Burnie, Tasmania

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy this post and photos from their call at Burnie, Tasmania, Australia. Burnie is the gateway to Northern Tasmania and a commercial seaport that ships out the mineral wealth of the island….   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Melbourne, Australia

Cruise Diary: Melbourne, Australia

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy this post and photos from their call at Melbourne, Australia. We docked at the Port of Melbourne and decided to wander around the city using hop-on-off transportation. Melbourne is a 20-minute…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Kangaroo Island

Cruise Diary: Kangaroo Island

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy this post and photos from their call at Kangaroo Island, South Australia. On November 17th the Volendam made a short 100-mile overnight sail from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island. We felt fortune…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Port Lincoln, Australia

Cruise Diary: Port Lincoln, Australia

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy these photos from their call at Port Lincoln, Australia. On November 15th, we were in Port Lincoln. We took a shore excursion tour called “Oceans and Oysters”. Port Lincoln is on…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Port…”

Congratulations, Graduates!

Congratulations, Graduates!

Here is a great photo of the certificate-awarding ceremony for the graduates of the Proficiency in Survival Craft Rescue Boats course recently conducted aboard Volendam. Anne Marie is Volendam’s human resources manager.