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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

Cruise Diary: Komodo Island

Cruise Diary: Komodo Island

Al and I spent the morning on Komodo Island. We took a HAL shore excursion called “Komodo Island Trek” to see the Komodo Dragons. Everyone that exited the ship that day had to be on a tour with a Komodo Island National Park Ranger. It is too dangerous to wander around on your own. Surprisingly…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Recent Posts

Photo Diary: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Photo Diary: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Volendam’s voyage from Sydney to Hong Kong and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his visit to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Cruise Diary: Darwin, Australia

Cruise Diary: Darwin, 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 port call at Darwin, Australia. When we arrived in Darwin we knew it was going to be hot so I thought we should take a long tour….   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Day 2 at Cairns, Australia

Cruise Diary: Day 2 at Cairns, 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 second day at port in Cairns, Australia. On our second day in Cairns, Al and I took a tour called “The Kuranda Experience” to Kuranda, a funky…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Day 2…”

Photo Diary: Semarang, Java

Photo Diary: Semarang, Java

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Volendam’s voyage from Sydney to Hong Kong and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his visit to Semarang, Java. What a wonderful experience to see many families, in fact 900 come on board to see many of…   read more of “Photo Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Day 1 at Cairns, Australia

Cruise Diary: Day 1 at Cairns, 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 visit to Cairns, Australia. Cairns is pronounced like “Kaenz”. Al and I decided to have a leisurely morning on the Volendam taking photos from the ship today…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Day 1…”

Volendam Crew Trek Komodo Island

Volendam Crew Trek Komodo Island

Here is a photo of some of Volendam’s crew during the Komodo Dragon Adventure tour on December 5th. Anne Marie is Volendam’s human resources manager.

Volendam Makes a Generous Donation in Indonesia

Volendam Makes a Generous Donation in Indonesia

The Volendam made a donation of clothing, shoes and other items, including a guitar to the Komodo Village in Indonesia on December 5th. It was quite an adventure to get the items there. We first loaded them onto our tender and then transferred them to local boats on the pier. The local boats then took…   read more of “Volendam Makes a…”