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Auckland to Australia & New Zealand Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Noordam
Australia & New Zealand
Auckland

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12 Auckland to Australia & New Zealand Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews


austinozz avatar

austinozz

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Most Enjoyable

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We chose this cruise because it fitted with the dates we were available, due to work commitments. We had been to NZ before on a different cruise line, but love the place so repeat was not a problem. Embarkation ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Greeneyze

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great cruise itinerary!

Loved this cruise itinerary. All ports were fantastic. Ship is okay. Needs some updating. I will say it has great stabilizers though because we hit rough seas crossing from New Zealand to Australia and it was ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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sunhat123

4 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Faded Elegance

Noordam has pleasant public spaces but much of the interior seems to be from a couple of decades back. This may be what HAL passengers are looking for given the rather older demographic. Our cabin was clean but ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Riverbound

2 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Great Service - On Board Activities Need Work

We chose this crew for the itinerary, and their "J" inside cabin rooms. Much about this cruise was amazing, but a few items need work. ITINERARY - Can't complain here. The time in shore was adequate on all but ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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AdelieGentoo

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Pleasant, as usual

We wanted to go to the Antipodes, and this schedule fit ours. We'd cruised on the Zuiderdam in 2016 and enjoyed it. Noordam is Zuiderdam's sister ship, with the identical layout, except for non-structural spaces ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Darwould

2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Noordam Vancouver to Auckland 43 days

This cruise was for the New Zealand Destinations... with a lot of great port stops along the way. Noordam is our fifth HA ship, and much the same facilities as the others. It seemed that the temperature control ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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DinkyDee67

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Bad weather in New Zealand but great fun for trivia tragics and boppers!

We booked this cruise to celebate my retirement and to visit ports we had missed on a previous driving holiday of NZ. We booked an inside cabin on an upper deck as we have found it difficult to sleep in lower ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Jaylaw2

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Noordam to New Zealand and Australia

We chose this cruise for the itinerary. We wanted to visit Tasmania and Melbourne, and this cruise went to both. In retrospect, an overnight in melbourne would have been good, Pros- The food in the Main Dining ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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emluheldaehc

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good rather than very good

We have previously cruised 4 times with P&O from Southampton,though we would prefer a Departure port in the North, but we had wanted to cruise New Zealand in particular to celebrate a number of personal landmarks ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Captain Camera

5 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

Great Ports of Call Holland America; We Know What to Expect

This is my review of the Holland America MS Noordam cruise from Auckland New Zealand to Sydney Australia departing on November 8, 2016. My review is intended to be honest and give some advice to future cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Mojolingum

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Director, Kieron

I've been on 5 cruises, 4 of them 13 nights or longer and Noordam has the best cruise director, Kieron Humphrey. Kieron could double up as on-board entertainer anytime. I dare say he was a better comedian than some ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Fofolle

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A comfortable way to discover New Zealand and Australia

We stayed 3 days in Auckland before embarking after our flight from Manila. The embarkation was easy and smooth. the ship docks in the middle of Auckland, so its easy and very cheap to reach by public ...
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Sail Date December 2017


Noordam Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.4
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation3.03.8
Family2.04.1
Enrichment4.03.5
Service4.04.3
Value For Money3.03.9
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