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Vancouver to the South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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South Pacific

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12 Vancouver to the South Pacific Cruise Reviews

wanderlust 1950 avatar

wanderlust 1950

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

38 day cruise across Pacific starting 30th September from Vancouver


The Noordam is badly needing refurbished in certain areas. Rust on balconies, grubby corridors. It looks a bit tired and dated. The sitting area immediately outside the Lincoln centre really needs attention. The ...
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Sail Date September 2018

Steveoka avatar


21 Reviews Written

137 Helpful Votes

Noordam Beware!

We booked a signature suite on this cruise which showed on the HAL website as being a newly refurbished suite with new couch and chairs,marble top counters ,big screen TV on the wall and bright fresh interior but ...
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Sail Date September 2018

Stoertebecker avatar


1 Review Written

Exploring the SouthPacific from Vancouver/Canada to Auckland aboard the Noordam

My wife and I spent 42 days aboard the Noordam, a medium size cruiseship of Holland America Line for about 2000 passengers from Sept. 24 to Nov. 6, 2017. This was just trhe right time for us with pleasant ...
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Sail Date September 2017

queen bee 1 avatar

queen bee 1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever

We only took this cruise as our relatives from England had booked it and we wanted to surprise them. we saw our room stewart twice. I accidently got locked out of our room one morning and no one was in the hall for ...
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Sail Date October 2016

keithinoz avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good and bad

1. Loved the ship itself. 2. Crew Excellent. 3. Food extremely disappointing. Considering the French have a reputation for fine food, the food was boring, often tasteless unless it was the soup which was ...
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Sail Date September 2016

vanman1010 avatar


4 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Unforgettable 23 Day Princess Cruise to Hawaii & French Polynesia

We very much wanted to see French Polynesia. As we live in the Vancouver area we were thrilled to find a cruise that embarked from our home port and took us first to the Hawaiian Islands and then down to the French ...
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Sail Date September 2015



1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

No rating


My wife and I just returned from a 36 day cruises on the HAL Zandamm. This is the first time we travelled with HAL, however, we have done other trips with Celebrity, Voyages of Discovery, etc. As a general comment ...
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Sail Date October 2014

i love cats avatar

i love cats

1 Review Written

Upset Cruiser

First off I'm a 4star mariner very loyal to HAL until now .this ship had to be the coldest ship Ive ever sailedonand .so extremely cold in the crows nest on deck 9 u needed mukluks and a parka.no control over the ...
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Sail Date September 2014

wombat52 avatar


1 Review Written

Volendam : Vancouver to Sydney

From embarkation to disembarkation this cruise was fun and easy. There were no hassles at all.Being a smaller ship it was easy to make friends and after 24 days you start to get to know most faces. The food was ...
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Sail Date September 2013

sintacks avatar


1 Review Written

So this is the Flagship?

Did you notice the crowds in the Retreat? In the Mix bar? On the reserved lanai deck chairs? No, because there weren't any. The retrofitting of Rotterdam has resulted in a distinct departure for HAL, from a ...
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Sail Date September 2010

marinermari avatar


5 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Good in Parts

We chose to do this 38 day cruise from Vancouver to Auckland because it we had wanted to cross the Pacific and also visit New Zealand. We have cruised on Noordam about 5 times so we’re aware she is in need of ...
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Sail Date September 2018

Iris5383 avatar


7 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

A Dream of a Cruise

Our itinerary: 26-day Vancouver to Sydney, Oct. 13 to Nov. 9, 2019 We visited three ports in Hawaii, one in American Samoa, three in Fiji and three in New Caledonia. We explored Van Dusen Botanic Garden in ...
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Sail Date October 2019

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