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Noordam Review

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

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand
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Captain Camera
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Nov 2016
Cabin: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

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 passengers, I will try and keep realistic in my comments.

Firstly if you Google details about the Noordam like we did there are internet posts saying the Noordam was refitted in 2015, this is not true the refit was postponed until 2018 so Noordam is showing it’s age in relation to 2016 styles, fashion and technology. We bought this cruise for two reasons, first it is a bucket list worthy cruise if we had a bucket list. My Wife and I have never been to Australia and New Zealand and it’s about time we did, secondly this was a Holland America Top 10 offer, the price was a steal for a 14 day cruise in a Verandah state room, we paid Canadian $1600 each, just too good to pass up. A tip here Verandah state rooms on Noordam do not get the little extra touches that they do on a Vista class Holland America ship, so no slippers, flowers, binoculars and bigger balcony (six feet).

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Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

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