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  • Traditional cruising experience with modern touches
  • Around-the-world sailings offered
  • Extensive dining options and enrichment programs
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25 Holland America Auckland Cruise Reviews

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rs1150@telus.net
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Holland America by all accounts have dropped the service level and as we normally use Princess, this was our first ... Read more
diamus48
1 Review
Member Since 2013
47 Forum Posts
Where to start. Embarkation - Pouring rain when we got to the port. No cover we were soaked through dropping our ... Read more
Sharshebelle
1 Review
Member Since 2013
9 Forum Posts
We picked this cruise because of the itinery and dates matched our local school holidays, In hind site it was a ... Read more
gillesfrance
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my first cruise with Holland America Line and must say a very disappointing experience in comparison to other ... Read more
Badidea
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our experience was so bad, we disembarked in wellington after 4 days of the cruise. It was a floating nursing home and ... Read more

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marks969
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
While I have read mixed reviews about the Oosterdam and this particular cruise in November in New Zealand and ... Read more
CookGirl
4 Reviews
Member Since 2014
2 Forum Posts
This review is for the cruise from Auckland NZ to Sydney, embarking on November 7, 2014. First, the embarkation ... Read more
DGL
4 Reviews
Member Since 2011
This is our 6th cruise with HAL and as always a wonderful experience. The quality of service on this cruise line is ... Read more
Roncort
1 Review
Member Since 2014
After overcoming computer problems when boarding and finally finding our way around the ship, we settled into our ... Read more
psberg
1 Review
Member Since 2002
1 Forum Post
My husband and I travelled on a 37 day repositioning cruise which began in Auckland on March 30 and ended in Seattle on ... Read more

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dber
3 Reviews
Member Since 2012
We booked the cruise with our agent at home and everything was very well organized and handled professionally. We ... Read more
Steveoka
6 Reviews
Member Since 2005
7 Forum Posts
Long slow moving lines on embarkation was just the start of a very disappointing cruise experience. On boarding the ... Read more
GeoUSA
1 Review
Member Since 2012
10 Forum Posts
Overview: This was our first cruise with HAL, first time in the southern hemisphere, and first three week vacation. ... Read more
bushbaby52
2 Reviews
Member Since 2007
Oosterdam is out-dated with tacty decor. LOts of rust on balconies, pools need redone. Many problem was the food. ... Read more
oodles
4 Reviews
Member Since 2009
4 Forum Posts
Background Information My husband and I have cruised about 10 times, different ships, different parts of the world. ... Read more

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wrightsl
1 Review
Member Since 2010
For our first cruise we decided to travel in familiar territory (Australia and New Zealand) so that we could focus on ... Read more
Allawah
1 Review
Member Since 2010
1 Forum Post
I will not go into too much detail, just list the likes and dislikes and overall opinion of the ship. Embarkation & ... Read more
Magout
1 Review
Member Since 2010
2 Forum Posts
The Volendam was chartered on this cruise by Atlantis Events, a US based gay and lesbian travel operator, and timed to ... Read more
starTSM
1 Review
Member Since 2007
15 Forum Posts
Background DH and I have cruised on several other lines including Holland America Lines. This was our second cruise ... Read more
MRA311
2 Reviews
Member Since 2009
25 Forum Posts
First, I would like to mention that the Aussies & Kiwis are the nicest, friendliest and most outgoing people in the ... Read more

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Kiwi1
1 Review
Member Since 2006
126 Forum Posts
We decided to have a really relaxing Christmas and escape cooking the turkey etc., cruising in 'our own backyard' ... Read more
tropical
1 Review
Member Since 2003
I'd like to give my comments on our recent Holland Anerica cruise round New Zealand & Australia. I started the ... Read more
70notout
2 Reviews
Member Since 2005
317 Forum Posts
As the family were all doing their own thing we decided to take a Christmas cruise for a change around our own country. ... Read more
vanders
1 Review
Member Since 2006
64 Forum Posts
This cruise I travelled solo, as I was cruising just to surprise some friends/coworkers who were on the ship. My ... Read more
pjb1803
1 Review
SERVICE LEVELS VERY LOW, INCONSISTENT and WAY BELOW PRINCESS IN THIS MARKET ( The Christmas cruise on Sun Princess at ... Read more

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