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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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125 Holland America South America Cruise Reviews

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03/15
We eat all of our meals in the Lido as I don't like to change my clothes just for a meal. I must say the crew working ... Read more
03/15
2nd recent HAL cruise for my partner and myself. Boarding: We had inside information so we were quickly processed ... Read more
This is a review the Zaandam South America and Antarctic cruise that began January 30 in Valparaiso. The reason for ... Read more
03/15
This cruise is a must for anyone who loves animals and nature Of course we had cultire in mappworld capitals ... Read more
03/15
Words can not fully describe how wonderful this cruise was. The inclusion of the Antarctic experts enhanced this ... Read more

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Everyone on board agreed that this cruise was not only one of the most unusual cruises they have ever been on, it was ... Read more
Started out Jan 11, 2014, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. We went a couple of days early and saw a lot of Buenos Aires, but ... Read more
Spectacular! Cruise or Bust!
02/15
As a 4-Star Mariner of the HAL company, I have had the opportunity to sail on many of the ships in this fleet and can ... Read more
Perfect in every way! Aussie Battler
01/15
I have just completed the Christmas / New Year 20 day South America and Antarctica cruise aboard the Zaandam with my ... Read more
Because my husband and I live in Southern California the 31 day Incan Empires cruise round trip from San Diego appealed ... Read more

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My husband and I honeymooned on the Zaandam over Thanksgiving. We knew that HAL is known as a cruise line for an older ... Read more
My now wife and I did our honeymoon on the Zandaam and had an absolutely wonderful time! To start out with, we are both ... Read more
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12/14
This review and these opinions are based upon my cruise which originated in Ft Lauderdale on November 20th and ended in ... Read more
We found the cruise director and 31 days of entertainment to be excellent. Our ocean view room was very comfortable. ... Read more
I LOVED this cruise. The Chilean coast is like Alaska on steroids, and the ports of call are easy to enjoy on ... Read more

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We chose this cruise for the destinations, we are not cruise experts and have only been on a few cruises prior to this ... Read more
Would not use HAL again kirsten Somerset
12/14
We are a fit couple in our early 70s. Having had a great first cruise to Alaska with HAL we decided to take the South ... Read more
Holland America Statendam “Our First and Last Cruise with Holland America” The Good: Love the showers; ... Read more
60++ cruises so I have been there done that to include many Holland America Cruises. I found this Zaandam experience ... Read more
09/14
Many cruisers have written reviews of Antarctica's spectacular, otherworldly beauty. I second those. It was incredible ... Read more

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06/14
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our cruise on Zaandam from Valparaiso to Rio. Staff were always friendly, fun and ... Read more
Dam good cruise! lavenderrabbit1
05/14
We flew from Vancouver through Dallas, flying first class for the first time on the international portion... That was a ... Read more
04/14
Why This Cruise? The principal appeal of this cruise was the itinerary. Except for Cabo San Lucas, we had never ... Read more
03/14
We did our great adventure a year ago and have had time to reflect and take other cruises. Here are our highlights of ... Read more
Amazon Explorer Taggart69
02/14
Pre-Cruise : Booked private car transport (online from Australia) from Miami Airport via Holland Limousine Service. ... Read more

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