Whatever inspires your journey, a Grand Voyage or World Cruise invites you to truly connect with each destination, not merely observe. More ports. Longer stays. Luxurious overnights ashore. Experience more of everything on a Grand Voyage or World Cruise—from world capitals to iconic landmarks to hidden gems. These world cruises let travelers truly immerse themselves in both days at sea and ports of call.

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What Makes a Grand Voyage Grand?

Inspiring Days, Enchanting Nights

After days of exploring - both in port and on board through our Explorations Central (EXC®) programming - enjoy the best live music at sea, with your choice of exciting entertainment options.

A Gracious Home at Sea

With nearly one crew member for every two guests, service is warm and attentive. Over the course of the World Cruise, guests and crew become a community at sea and your spacious stateroom becomes a home.

A World Cruise is Your Culinary Passport

If you have a passion for cuisine, you'll love the variety in dining experiences aboard a Holland America Line Grand Voyage. No world cruise line is more committed to culinary excellence.

Legendary Voyages: World Cruises Designed with Explorers in Mind

Incan Empires

Explore Mexico's incredible marine life in the Sea of Cortez, Peru's vast Inca treasures and Costa Rica's amazing biodiversity. Spend the night in Callao (Lima) and enjoy a taste of Peruvian cuisine thanks to our partnership with FOOD&WINE, or find yourself on an overland adventure to the Lost City of the Incas - Machu Picchu.

Amazon Explorer

Follow the mysterious Amazon a thousand miles inland to an exceptional overnight in Manaus. Snorkel the crystalline waters of charming Dutch Aruba. Fish for piranha in Santarem and visit the stunning butterfly conservatory from Key West.

Australian Circumnavigation

Experience Australia from the cosmopolitan delights of Sydney and Melbourne to the Great Barrier Reef and wild Northern Territory. This Grand Voyage takes you deeper into local culture and offers optional outings on Holland America Line's own fleet of Zodiacs.

Hawaii, Tahiti and Marquesas

Roam the magical islands of the South Pacific on this Grand Voyage and discover friendly islanders, luminous lagoons and a blissful climate where good times are always in season. Watch for humpback whales in Lahaina. Make a rare visit to Christmas Island. Enjoy an optional over-water dining experience in Papeete in partnership with FOOD & WINE.

Grand Voyage & World Cruise Featured Ports

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town's spectacular setting on Table Bay seldom fails to take one's breath away, whether you are a local or a visitor this transatlantic cruise will leave you with vivid memories. If Johannesburg is South Africa's New York, this port city of four million, settled by traders from the Dutch East India Company in 1652, is its San Francisco.
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Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand

The curved shoreline of the Bay of Plenty—known in Maori as Te Moana-a-Toi—is home to incredible surfing, white-sand beaches and New Zealand's only active marine volcano. Tauranga, with 130,000 residents, is the largest city on the Bay of Plenty and fifth largest in New Zealand. The city offers visitors a number of water-focused activities, like sailing and kayaking, as well as drier alternatives such as shopping and people-watching at a café in the Historic Village. Tauranga is also a great jumping-off point for exploring nearby beaches and Te Puke, the kiwifruit capital of the world, as well as a wealth of Maori cultural sites.

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Sydney, Australia

If you want a snapshot of Australia's appeal, look no further than Sydney: The idyllic lifestyle, friendly locals and drop-dead natural beauty of this approachable metropolis.Our Australia cruises sail you to the famed harbor home to twin icons of the Opera House and Harbor Bridge.
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Phuket, Thailand

Thailand's largest island sits just off the country’s west coast, in the glittering Andaman Sea. Phuket offers both cultural attractions and natural beauty.
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Colombo, Sri Lanka

Scarred by decades of civil war, Sri Lanka and its commercial capital, Colombo, are relatively new to modern-day tourism.  But Colombo has been a crucial trading post for more than 2,000 years.
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Benoa (Denpasar), Bali, Indonesia

Indonesia is made up of more than 13,000 islands, but even with all that competition, Bali manages to stand out. Beautiful temples and shrines of all sizes are spread across the island, tucked down narrow alleyways, hidden within the jungle or serenely presiding over scenic locations.

Featured Shore Excursions