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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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84 Holland America Sydney (Australia) Cruise Reviews

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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
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
01/15
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
01/15
Wow, what a fantastic holiday my family of four had. Two 50 + parents and two older teenage boys all sharing a quad ... Read more
Stateroom and staff. During our cruise, our toilet broke (would not flush) three times for an extended period, ... Read more

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Took the South Pacific cruise out of Sydney, and were certainly not impressed with the ship. The Neptune suite was very ... Read more
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
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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10/14
We have just returned from a 34 night Circumnavigation Cruise of Australia. We had a wonderful time after being a ... Read more
10/14
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
10/14
Recently returned from the Australia-New Zealand sailing. Boarding in Sydney was a nightmare and at an out of the way ... 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
great ship gravla
03/14
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

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Fantastic cruise Rtarraran
03/14
My wife and I just got back from our 1st cruise, we enjoyed the experience very much, we had an interior room which was ... Read more
Dissapointment lungalonga
03/14
After having cruised with various lines (20 times) My wife and I decided to try the Holland America line (Oosterdam) ... Read more
Background information - We are 'young', active 59 and 64 year olds. This was our 4th cruise with Holland America. Our ... Read more
A cruise to New Zealand was something my wife and I had wanted to do for a very long time, and having recently ... Read more
True Holiday Old Bulldog
03/14
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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More than pleased suetony2011@hotmail.com
03/14
1-CABIN My husband and I have just had cruise with H.A.L 14 nights, and we were more than happy. First we were upgraded ... Read more
My wife and I have cruised all over the world with a number of companies, so when we choose to book with HAL we where ... Read more
First, and most important, today's HAL is not the HAL of years past. It was once a gracious and elegant line that ... Read more
Just arrived back today (19 January 2014) from a South Pacific Cruise departing Sydney. Firstly, the cabin upgrade from ... Read more
12/13
Quick synopsis: Old ship in need of total refurbishment to bring up to today’s standards. Crew at times were ... Read more

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