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  • 71-day
    Grand Africa Voyage

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Madeira, Lanzarote ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Holland America Line
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    71 Night Rotterdam Cruise to Africa Route (Holland America Line)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Cruising
    • Day 8
      Cruising
    • Day 9
      Madeira (Funchal)
    • Day 10
      Lanzarote
    • Day 11
      Agadir
    • Day 12
      Casablanca
    • Day 13
      Cruising
    • Day 14
      Cruising
    • Day 15
      Tunis (La Goulette)
    • Day 16
      Cruising
    • Day 17
      Chania
    • Day 18
      Cruising
    • Day 19
      Suez Canal
    • Day 19
      Ribbon Reef
    • Day 20
      Sharm-el-Sheikh
    • Day 21
      Aqaba (Petra)
    • Day 22
      Aqaba (Petra)
    • Day 23
      Safaga
    • Day 24
      Cruising
    • Day 25
      Cruising
    • Day 26
      Cruising
    • Day 27
      Cruising
    • Day 28
      Cruising
    • Day 29
      Equator (Cruising)
    • Day 30
      Seychelles
    • Day 31
      Seychelles
    • Day 32
      Cruising
    • Day 33
      Cruising
    • Day 34
      Zanzibar
    • Day 35
      Zanzibar
    • Day 36
      Cruising
    • Day 37
      Mayotte
    • Day 38
      Nosy Be
    • Day 39
      Cruising
    • Day 40
      Cruising
    • Day 41
      Maputo
    • Day 42
      Richards Bay
    • Day 43
      Cruising
    • Day 44
      Cruising
    • Day 45
      Cape Town
    • Day 46
      Cape Town
    • Day 47
      Cruising
    • Day 48
      Luderitz
    • Day 49
      Walvis Bay
    • Day 50
      Cruising
    • Day 51
      Cruising
    • Day 52
      Luanda
    • Day 53
      Cruising
    • Day 54
      Equator (Cruising)
    • Day 55
      Cruising
    • Day 56
      Takoradi
    • Day 57
      Abidjan
    • Day 58
      Cruising
    • Day 59
      Cruising
    • Day 60
      Banjul
    • Day 61
      Dakar
    • Day 62
      Cruising
    • Day 63
      Mindelo (Sao Vicente)
    • Day 64
      Cruising
    • Day 65
      Cruising
    • Day 66
      Cruising
    • Day 67
      Cruising
    • Day 68
      Cruising
    • Day 69
      San Juan
    • Day 70
      Cruising
    • Day 71
      Cruising
    • Day 72
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Rotterdam - Holland America Line

    Pros

    Pool deck never feels overcrowded

    Cons

    Older ship showing signs of age, particularly in non-suite cabins

    Bottom Line

    Simple ship with a laidback atmosphere

    Reviews

    Rotterdam Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.0/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Launched in 1997, Rotterdam VI is the sixth in a line of Holland America flagships and it shows...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    St Pete Cruiser
    Sail Date Sep 2014
    African Explorer
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    willrey
    Sail Date Nov 2014
    West Africa on the Rotterdam Nov. 12 to Dec. 20
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    Fare Includes

    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 44-day
    Grand Africa Voyage

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Madeira, Lanzarote ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Holland America Line
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    44 Night Rotterdam Cruise to Africa Route (Holland America Line)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Cruising
    • Day 8
      Cruising
    • Day 9
      Madeira (Funchal)
    • Day 10
      Lanzarote
    • Day 11
      Agadir
    • Day 12
      Casablanca
    • Day 13
      Cruising
    • Day 14
      Cruising
    • Day 15
      Tunis (La Goulette)
    • Day 16
      Cruising
    • Day 17
      Chania
    • Day 18
      Cruising
    • Day 19
      Suez Canal
    • Day 19
      Ribbon Reef
    • Day 20
      Sharm-el-Sheikh
    • Day 21
      Aqaba (Petra)
    • Day 22
      Aqaba (Petra)
    • Day 23
      Safaga
    • Day 24
      Cruising
    • Day 25
      Cruising
    • Day 26
      Cruising
    • Day 27
      Cruising
    • Day 28
      Cruising
    • Day 29
      Equator (Cruising)
    • Day 30
      Seychelles
    • Day 31
      Seychelles
    • Day 32
      Cruising
    • Day 33
      Cruising
    • Day 34
      Zanzibar
    • Day 35
      Zanzibar
    • Day 36
      Cruising
    • Day 37
      Mayotte
    • Day 38
      Nosy Be
    • Day 39
      Cruising
    • Day 40
      Cruising
    • Day 41
      Maputo
    • Day 42
      Richards Bay
    • Day 43
      Cruising
    • Day 44
      Cruising
    • Day 45
      Cape Town
    Ship Details

    Rotterdam - Holland America Line

    Pros

    Pool deck never feels overcrowded

    Cons

    Older ship showing signs of age, particularly in non-suite cabins

    Bottom Line

    Simple ship with a laidback atmosphere

    Reviews

    Rotterdam Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.0/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Launched in 1997, Rotterdam VI is the sixth in a line of Holland America flagships and it shows...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    Ronniegiants
    Sail Date Nov 2014
    A More Relaxed HAL Experience
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    Fare Includes

    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 27-day
    Grand Africa Voyage

    Leaving:
    Cape Town
    Visiting:
    Cape Town, Luderitz ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Holland America Line
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    27 Night Rotterdam Cruise to Africa Route (Holland America Line)
    • Day 1
      Cape Town
    • Day 2
      Cape Town
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      Luderitz
    • Day 5
      Walvis Bay
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Cruising
    • Day 8
      Luanda
    • Day 9
      Cruising
    • Day 10
      Equator (Cruising)
    • Day 11
      Cruising
    • Day 12
      Takoradi
    • Day 13
      Abidjan
    • Day 14
      Cruising
    • Day 15
      Cruising
    • Day 16
      Banjul
    • Day 17
      Dakar
    • Day 18
      Cruising
    • Day 19
      Mindelo (Sao Vicente)
    • Day 20
      Cruising
    • Day 21
      Cruising
    • Day 22
      Cruising
    • Day 23
      Cruising
    • Day 24
      Cruising
    • Day 25
      San Juan
    • Day 26
      Cruising
    • Day 27
      Cruising
    • Day 28
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Rotterdam - Holland America Line

    Pros

    Pool deck never feels overcrowded

    Cons

    Older ship showing signs of age, particularly in non-suite cabins

    Bottom Line

    Simple ship with a laidback atmosphere

    Reviews

    Rotterdam Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.0/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Launched in 1997, Rotterdam VI is the sixth in a line of Holland America flagships and it shows...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    rlauder
    Sail Date Feb 2020
    Panama 2020
    Read More
    dhaslett87
    Sail Date Jan 2020
    Mostly great service and a relaxed, uncrowded ambiance
    Read More
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    Fare Includes

    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

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