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Sydney (Australia) to Transpacific Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews

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Very poor food and ship needs refurb.
"We chose this cruises from Sydney to Honolulu as we wanted to visit the islands and Hawaii. also to try out HAL for first time, we have done 27 other cruises mainly on Princess but also on Cunard, P&O, Celebrity,..."Read More
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Down Market & In Need of a Make-Over

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tv24

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our 33rd cruise and our fifth time on HAL. We chose this itinerary as a means to return to North America after a long adventure in Australia. First the things we liked: The BB King All Star Band was terrific every time they performed, playing excellent cover versions of classic pop, soul and funk songs The BB King club was a great place to relax and dance. Overall the food was good ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


Very poor food and ship needs refurb.

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NSWP

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruises from Sydney to Honolulu as we wanted to visit the islands and Hawaii. also to try out HAL for first time, we have done 27 other cruises mainly on Princess but also on Cunard, P&O, Celebrity, Carnival. Embarkation was ok. Had VD verandah cabin, aft near elevators, ok with cabin. Bed fine, settee a little hard. Shower ok. Ecko our steward was fine. Had various meals in ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


A great way to get from Australia to Canada

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big43rdkid

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This was our third HAL cruise and the first on the Noordam. It was an relocation cruise of 24 days from Sydney to Vancouver with stops in New Caledonia, Fiji, Vanuata, Pago Pago and Hawaii. There were numerous seas days but given the on board activities these days went quicker then expected. The cruise was blessed with good seas throughout and perfect weather except for a steady fog for the ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (partial sea views)


Excellent Itinerary, Poor Cabin

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LXstagehand

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We decided to take a slow and indulgent route back to Canada from Australia and this cruise seemed perfect...and in general it was. Embarkation was quick and easy and the crew very welcoming. The ports were excellent with a great mix of culture thrown in for good measure. The dining experience was very good, thanks mainly to 2 very attentive waiters and a section manager who really seemed ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)


Sailing past the Opera House in Sydney was truly a highlight.

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Gonegonegone

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was my celebration cruise for my retirement and it was the perfect way to celebrate! We were upgraded to a Neptune Suite upon embarkation and everything from there was amazing! The food was excellent and, even though we ran into some bad weather along the way, the captain did a great job of keeping us out of the worst of it. Plenty to do during time at sea and the islands we visited ...
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Sail Date: April 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


Wonderful Scenery and Tours but Ship was Disappointing

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celebrating seniors

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This cruise was on our "bucket list!" The ports in New Zealand and Australia that we did visit were good. We did run into a mechanical problem and were not able to sail to Auckland or Bay of Islands. This was unfortunate, but these things happen and I feel we were fairly compensated for the delay. We did spend an extra day in Napier and everything that could be done was done to make our extra ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Noordam, the Germ Machine!

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Experienced travelers

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We selected this cruise to see New Zealand, particularly Auckland, for the first time and to return to the USA via a transition cruise across the Pacific from Sydney to Vancouver. Our first impression was not too good as Noordam obviously needs a refit with dated and dirty passageway decoration and graffiti on our balcony door glass.The air conditioning system is of the old design which will ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


A Bucket List Cruise

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Bopster

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Bucket list cruise including Australia and New Zealand. We arrived in Sydney a week early so we could explore a bit of Australia before the cruise and we truly enjoyed every day. We spent most of our time in Sydney, but did take a train to The Blue Mountains to visit friends who live in that beautiful area. Our hotel was on Darling Harbour (PARKROYAL Darling Harbour....Club room was quite nice ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


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