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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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94 Holland America Sydney (Australia) Cruise Reviews

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First Time on HAL Mobi Cruiser
06/15
Our first HAL cruise, re-positioning from Sydney to Vancouver. The price was right and there were plenty of sea days ... Read more
05/15
My husband & i have recently returned from a 22 night cruise from sydney to vancouver, on holland america ... Read more
We have sailed on Holland America many times but this was the most disappointing. Firstly the same cruise a year ago ... Read more
We embarked in Sydney fron the new White Bay cruise terminal, which was ok but disappointed not to be in Circular Quay. ... Read more
This was our 9th cruise to date, all on Holland America. The weather was very nice, the ports were lovely & all in ... Read more

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This was meant to be a special trip but it did not turn out that way, nothing like the 'excellence' promised. The ... Read more
04/15
Before I begin, I want to make it clear that Holland America is an above average cruise company which I have travelled ... Read more
04/15
This was our second Holland America cruise in less than a year as last year we did a magnificent 24 day Mediteranean ... Read more
A cyclonic cruise hbr2@bigpond.com
03/15
An amazing experience, given that Pam and Nathan were in the vicinity. We were very fortunate to have a great captain ... Read more
Unlike our experience with a 30 day cruise on HAL's Statendam to Hawaii and French Polynesia in 2014, this vessel, its ... Read more

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02/15
I have just came back from a cruise on the ms Oosterdam with my sisters and we were mortified to say the least, This ... Read more
02/15
Wow, what a fantastic holiday my family of four had. Two 50 + parents and two older teenage boys all sharing a quad ... Read more
Took the South Pacific cruise out of Sydney, and were certainly not impressed with the ship. The Neptune suite was very ... Read more
LOVED OUR CRUISE phantomrose101
01/15
We are retired and decided to do a cruise on the Oosterdam. My fault that I didn't check the weather in January in this ... Read more
Stateroom and staff. During our cruise, our toilet broke (would not flush) three times for an extended period, ... Read more

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01/15
From the moment we stepped on board it was obvious that this was not going to be fantastic. No lanyards available until ... Read more
Very disappointed renegade5
01/15
In Short; Not likely to use this carrier in future. Where to Start for the cruise Oosterdam South Pacific Cruise ... Read more
We had heard that the food on the Holland cruises was very good. Check. Lots of options, beautifully presented and ... Read more
Embarkation was good although we were not introduced to our cabin stewards until a couple of days into the cruise. Beds ... Read more
Our cruise on the Volendam -- 22 November - 8 December 2014 -- from Sydney to Singapore was a serious disappointment on ... Read more

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12/14
We were a bit nervous about 32 days on a ship but we could not have been wrong. The Volendam crew made us feel welcome ... Read more
12/14
Recently returned from the Australia-New Zealand sailing. Boarding in Sydney was a nightmare and at an out of the way ... Read more
12/14
We have just returned from a 34 night Circumnavigation Cruise of Australia. We had a wonderful time after being a ... Read more
I have been on 60++ cruises to include many on Holland America so frankly I have semi "been there, done that". This 28 ... Read more
True Holiday Old Bulldog
04/14
After looking into various cruise lines, my husband and I agreed on Holland America as it seemed to offer accomodation ... Read more

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