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Sydney (Australia) to the South Pacific Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 14 Sydney (Australia) to the South Pacific Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews


Dave Koz

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Sheriee
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Thoroughly enjoyed Dave Koz and Friends and the entertainment package!! The actual cruise ship, Noordam, is pitiful. It is dated, worn out, and in need of complete remodeling. The furniture is tired, and the bathroom in our suite never looked clean. There is plenty of closet space in the suite which we appreciated. On other cruises when we had a suite, we had concierge like service. On ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


A very enjoyable cruise despite the lack of entertainment

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SY7DNEY CRUISER
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Noordam. Cruise to Pacific Islands On the 15/03/2018. Thirteen days The cruise was from Sydney at the overseas passenger terminal circular quarry Embarkation very very efficient. We receive a very good deal for a balcony guarantee cabin. We were assigned a BB cabin on 10004 deck ten. The Position near the Crows Nest lounge and the lido swimming pool was great. The cabin was ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


EXCEEDED ALL EXPECTATIONS

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JAG052
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We had read the reviews on Noordam prior to travel and a lot were not very complimentary so we went with low expectations. All I can say is that the type of complaint I read previously makes me think those people would not be happy with anything. Noordam far exceeded our expectations. We were delighted with practically everything on board. Our stateroom on verandah deck mid ship was roomy, ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Good itinerary, ship, crew. Terrible weather.

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slb1949
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chosen for the itinerary and Holland America excellent service. Embarkation was very well organized and done in a timely manner. Cabin was very clean and comfortable. Lots of storage. Cabin stewards did an excellent job. Always knew they were close to help , very friendly and very efficient. Lido for breakfast was always crowded and busy. Staff did a good job in helping you find a table. ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


First experience with HAL

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Pak59
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We choose HAL because we liked the Itinerary, as it was our first cruise to New Zealand and Australia. It was also our first time on HAL. The food on the Noordam was excellent, with a lot of variety, great presentation. We enjoyed all food areas the buffet was great, The Pinnacale was fantastic. The ship is an older ship as other reviewers indicated the staff does a great job keeping it clean ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Was a lovely winter escape

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Spillett
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Friend had recommended. A last minute decision to take a holiday following long wet winter. Purchased just a month ahead of sailing, online, and overall very pleased with cruise. Very good value. Prices were discounted at this time. Calm seas all the way from Sydney, Tasmania, NZ ports, disembarking Auckland. No rain, all sunshine. Met some lovely interesting passengers, mainly from Canada and ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Australia and New Zealand

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rogero44
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Heard good things about Holland America and we agree. Food and service was exceptional. Our room with a balcony was very comfortable. Only negatives were that the excursions were pricey, charging for water when going on excursions, and charging for very poor internet. The excursions were expensive and thought they could have had a better selection. However, most the stops were very accessible ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


A good cruise but not outstanding (my LONG review)

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Janet Savage
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We scored a great price on a 15-day HAL cruise from Sydney, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand. Perhaps the price was so affordable because a) November is a less popular travel window (our itinerary included Thanksgiving); and b) the Noordam is due for a significant refurb very soon, which is much needed because her passenger spaces are outdated and worn. The AC failed in our cabin the last four ...
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Sail Date: November 2017


Great service and staff attitudes but entertainment lacking

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oz cruiser 65
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have cruised HAL before. previously Trans Atlantic and Med with Noordam and Baltics , Scandnavia on Konningsdam, WE loved all before and were prepared to travel long distance from Oz but now figured a cruise close to home would ease the travel strain. We took the cruise for the ship/cruise not the destination. Another reason for the cruise was to compare HAL and Princess who we sailed the ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


HAL should take more care to prevent spread of viruses on board !!!!!

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normie616
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This review will not be lengthy but more to the point.Having completed our Sydney to Vancouver crossing from 8th April to 30th April ;I feel appropriate to comment on this ship Firstly the Noordam is a beautiful ship and we could not see any signs of wear and tear and the ship was meticulously maintained in all aspects.Perhaps a couple of carpet sections worn that's about all; but who ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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