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  • Traditional cruising experience with modern touches
  • Around-the-world sailings offered
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92 Holland America South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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lungalonga
3 Reviews
Member Since 2012
After having cruised with various lines (20 times) My wife and I decided to try the Holland America line (Oosterdam) ... Read more
gravla
1 Review
Member Since 2014
3/14
Did not know what to expect as we are first time cruisers, but did a lot of research on the net to get an idea of what ... Read more
R & C Cruisers
2 Reviews
After a very uncomfortable flight from Australia, considering the time difference, we finally neared the cruise ... Read more
Nattl3s
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
Sailed away to the South Pacific for Christmas and New Year on the Oosterdam. It was my third cruise, previously sailed ... Read more
Traveltroupe
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Just arrived back today (19 January 2014) from a South Pacific Cruise departing Sydney. Firstly, the cabin upgrade from ... Read more

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philreamon
5 Reviews
Member Since 2009
The HAL Amsterdam is a midsize ship carrying 1380 passengers and 615 crew. She is 62,735 gross tons, 760 feet in length ... Read more
Bpatt
1 Review
Member Since 2014
I and my husband were another two of the unfortunates that chose the Xmas new year cruise. Dirty towels in our cabin ... Read more
Calpespain
7 Reviews
Member Since 2010
15 Forum Posts
Quick synopsis: Old ship in need of total refurbishment to bring up to today’s standards. Crew at times were ... Read more
ANSalberg
3 Reviews
Member Since 2000
1,296 Forum Posts
We traveled on the Amsterdam on several Grand cruises after we retired. We live in Colorado and both had full time and ... Read more
Fear-the-turtle
6 Reviews
Member Since 2001
1,058 Forum Posts
We are a married couple in our early 60s, veteran cruisers, and partial to HAL. This was our longest cruise, although ... Read more

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wombat52
1 Review
Member Since 2012
56 Forum Posts
From embarkation to disembarkation this cruise was fun and easy. There were no hassles at all.Being a smaller ship it ... Read more
cruiseaholic10
3 Reviews
Member Since 2009
1 Forum Post
Having had a poor experience on Holland America HAL at New Year I doubt we would have taken this cruise except that we ... Read more
weldon31
1 Review
Member Since 2010
1 Forum Post
We have over 260 sea days with Holland America and after this last cruise it will remain at that number. This was the ... Read more
fogchase
1 Review
Member Since 2011
21 Forum Posts
We greatly enjoyed the 2013 HAL Grand World Voyage (115 days) on the ms Amsterdam. It's a little sad getting back to ... Read more
Wanderlust 2
1 Review
Member Since 2013
We just returned from a 35 day cruise of the South Pacific and were left with mixed feelings about the overall ... Read more

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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
CruiseMan37
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
I do not write many reviews but I feel compelled to add my comments about our recent cruise on the Oosterdam from ... Read more
Annie.P
1 Review
Member Since 2013
We were an extended family group which included 6 children between 3 - 11 and 8 Adults 35 - 65, across 5 cabins. Oh ... Read more
Wastegirl
1 Review
Member Since 2012
647 Forum Posts
Emabarkation Late embarkation due to previous cruise being a charter but as we arrived early we were on board before ... Read more
marinating
1 Review
Member Since 2004
136 Forum Posts
A little about us first, my husband is in his sixties and I am 55, we have cruised over 20 times on numerous lines from ... Read more

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Trentham
1 Review
Member Since 2011
3 Forum Posts
This our most recent cruise was in an Superior Verandah (SY) Suite stateroom on Holland America Line's 'Oosterdam' to ... Read more
jenno10388
1 Review
Member Since 2008
402 Forum Posts
Firstly about me. I am a cruise ship & ocean liner buff! I can't even count how many books, DVD's and other nick nacks ... Read more
CentralCoastie
1 Review
Member Since 2013
We had a lovely first time cruise with our disabled daughter on the Oosterdam. But like any holiday there were problems ... Read more
mezza
16 Reviews
Member Since 2007
780 Forum Posts
We are Australian,frequent cruisers, now that we are in retired. As such, we can choose to travel whenever and on ... Read more
Gall
1 Review
Member Since 2012
10/11
We always wanted to go to the south pacific and this was an affordable cruise with Holland America an round trip from ... Read more

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