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Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Australia & New Zealand

Holland America Line
Noordam
Australia & New Zealand
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

4

Very Good

5

Average

1

Poor

2

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

26

Family Cruises

18

Romantic Cruises

12

Cruises for the Disabled

6

Repositioning Cruises

5

12 Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Australia & New Zealand


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Suz123

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise

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We chose this cruise mainly due to the Australian itinerary & to see Kangaroo Island. We had low expectations of the condition of the Noordam given the reviews I had read were not very complimentary about the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


joanm avatar

joanm

11 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

A ship lacking luster!

We sailed recently on this ship from Sydney to New zealand on a two week voyage. Unfortunately we found that it is in need of a major overhaul -not just in terms of the decor itself, but also with the ...
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Sail Date February 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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Rosita19

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Great experience

Christmas Cruise. Loved the ambiance of the ship - it was warm and cozy. The cabin was very clean, the steward excellent. The food was great! We had dinner in the dinning room every night and I thoroughly ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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mojo320

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Lowering of Standards

After sailing on Holland America Line (HAL), four times and the last on the Noordam in February 2017, we have come to the conclusion that HAL treats some places better than the south Pacific. 1. Ships meals have ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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debmac2

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A wonderful time

We like the size of the ship as well as the ports. We were pleased with our choice. We had a balcony room that gave us some added space. The rooms are not overly fancy, but comfortable. The ship is beginning to ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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ozcookie

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Romantic South Pacific cruise with an extended family of eight in three cabins

This was the third HAL cruise for me and second for my wife so we knew what to expect. We were travelling with our three young children (1,4 and 6) plus my parents and 11 year old niece so spread across verandah ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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FORSTERGADABOUT

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Good Value & Relaxing Cruise

We chose this cruise as it fitted in with our annual company closedown in January each year, when we must take most of our annual holiday leave. The price was great for this peak holiday time in Australia. Both the ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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JoliesParents

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First cruise: nice time but Noordam is a germ machine! With mean magician

we wanted to see Australia and New Zealand and also have some cruise days. We read a review The Noordam is a germ machine. It is true. My wife got a cold the firs day of the cruise and the last day. I got a ...
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Sail Date November 2016


mandy35 avatar

mandy35

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Christmas New Year Cruise

Our 7th cruise but the first with Holland America. We normally book a balcony room but as the choice was so limited when we booked we went for an ocean view and were very happy with the cabin. The bed was the ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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pwuchief

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great Trip, but Long

Ok - new Zealand was great - except for Akaroa where we were not able to tender because of high winds (do not book a tour called the Mail Run - they do not refund). All other ports were great and interesting. Fiji ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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sojourner 28

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

One of the best

We were very hesitate to go on this cruise after reading posts on this site. I am a 4 star mariner and was extremely surprised that the bad reviews were way out of line. This fall we sailed the Nieuv Statedam and in ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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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