Today is New Zealand’s Independence Day, and to celebrate we’re highlighting Holland America Line’s unique cruise itineraries, EXC Tours and our Signature Experience in Auckland that give our guests an in-depth exploration of a remarkable destination. From October 2018 though May 2019, Noordam sails regular itineraries Down Under, while Maasdam’s EXC In-Depth Voyages provide immersive… read more of “Lush Landscapes and…”
Are you a destination collector and experience seeker? Are you looking to meet new people, become immersed in different cultures and find tailored experiences in every port? Holland America Line offers a shoreside adventure to fit every level of interest, comfort and desire. Our EXC Tours are carefully crafted to exceed guest expectations no matter… read more of “Set Your Sights on…”
Holland America Line’s Signature Experiences are specially curated pre- and post-cruise encounters currently available on select 2018 itineraries in Canada/New England, Europe, South America and now… Australia & New Zealand and Asia. These unique experiences are available on select Australia, New Zealand and Asia itineraries prior to departure and include two-night hotel accommodations and complimentary… read more of “Holland America…”
Whether you live in a place where the snow leaves a powdery blanket on the ground or the sun shines bright, the winter holidays are a time of good tidings and yuletide cheer. From family gatherings and grand feasts to presents under the tree and a visit from Santa, Christmas is a special holiday for… read more of “‘Deck the…”
Today, Jan. 5, 2015, ms Amsterdam departs on the Grand World Voyage — the experience of a lifetime! The cruise goes around the world in 114 days, transiting the Panama Canal, making its way to the South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, India, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Jordan. From Jordan it’s a… read more of “Want More Time…”
Cruises to Australia and New Zealand are increasingly popular. The region is extraordinary in its blend of rugged terrain, unique wildlife and urban beach communities. As you cruise into Sydney Harbor you’re immediately met with iconic sights like Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. However, other major landmarks require a bit of travel inland…. read more of “Pre- and…”
If you thought Ireland’s landscape was as green as it gets, pack your bags for a cruise to New Zealand and see why this beautiful island country should earn the name Emerald Isle as well.
In celebration of our 140th Anniversary this month, we’re dedicating a post a day to the wonderful destinations and attributes that make a Holland America Line cruise so special. Today’s post is about: Auckland, New Zealand There is a point on the North Island of New Zealand where the land narrows to a thin strip… read more of “Celebrating 140…”