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Auckland Holland America Line Volendam Cruise Reviews
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Auckland - Australia Christmas cruise 2009.
"I will not go into too much detail, just list the likes and dislikes and overall opinion of the ship. Embarkation & disembarkation is one thing that HAL do very well. Always quick and well organised. Only negative,..."Read More
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Auckland - Australia Christmas cruise 2009.

Review for Volendam to Australia & New Zealand

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Allawah

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

I will not go into too much detail, just list the likes and dislikes and overall opinion of the ship. Embarkation & disembarkation is one thing that HAL do very well. Always quick and well organised. Only negative, they need more signs in Auckland so you know exactly where to go. The Volendam has everything you need but is starting to look a bit tired in places. A huge amount of restaurants to ...
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Sail Date: December 2009

Departure Port: St. Thomas

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom

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Volendam: a 4 star experience

Review for Volendam to Australia & New Zealand

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Magout

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

The Volendam was chartered on this cruise by Atlantis Events, a US based gay and lesbian travel operator, and timed to arrive in Sydney on the day of the Mardi Gras parade. Accordingly, I haven't included any comments about entertainment as this was specific to this cruise. Summary: an acceptable 4 star experience (even though my comments below look more critical than that) but overpriced for ...
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Sail Date: February 2010

Departure Port: St. Thomas

Cabin Type: Verandah Suite


Crew member sees it from the other side!

Review for Volendam to Australia & New Zealand

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vanders

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

This cruise I travelled solo, as I was cruising just to surprise some friends/coworkers who were on the ship. My regular job is as a Musician in the entertainment department. I flew from Adelaide to Auckland via Melbourne with Qantas and Jetstar. I thought the combined Qantas booking, and Jetstar being a subsidiary of Qantas, would have let my baggage be checked through, but it wasn't, I had to ...
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Sail Date: January 2009

Departure Port: St. Thomas

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


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