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Australia & New Zealand Volendam Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 5 Australia & New Zealand Volendam Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

Holland America disappoints

Review for Volendam to Australia & New Zealand

wkpjr01 avatar


6-10 Cruises

Age 80s

Our cruise on the Volendam -- 22 November - 8 December 2014 -- from Sydney to Singapore was a serious disappointment on many levels. First, there were many annoyances, such as the cruise director choosing to make some routine public address announcements during scheduled church services on Sunday morning. The itinerary skipped major ports, except for Darwin, and chose to stop at isolated ports ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Verandah Suite


Review for Volendam to Australia & New Zealand

purplepeopleeater53 avatar


2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Have been on a few Holland America ships and was the most disappointed one wasVolendam We did not get on in Sydney but Darwin. We found the staff quite unfriendly at the start and only into the trip did they warmed up and much nicer and smile. Out cabin staff were excellent. Cabin placement for us was terrible found we were not taken serious by the front desk they seem to say nothing wrong but ...
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Sail Date: October 2013

tired old scow

Review for Volendam to Australia & New Zealand

liverpool62 avatar


6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Embarkation process in Sydney was well organised. Problems arose when we actually got inside the ship and saw the stained carpets, unswept areas under chairs and tables, dirty windows, clumps of old brasso stuck in the corner of the windows, chipped paintwork etc. The ship is overdue for a refit yet charges as though it was an Oceania or Silversea. Rotterdam dining room was disorganised on ...
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Sail Date: January 2011

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite

Holland America Volendam Christmas/New Year New Zealand

Review for Volendam to Australia & New Zealand

noddy54 avatar


10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This was our first time with Holland America, 16 days Christmas/New year trip to New Zealand. Overall I found the crew to be great, especially the waiters in the buffet were we ate most of our meals. The food was really good and well presented. Our cabin stewards were very nice, always polite and very helpful. The Captain was one of the best and very informative of what was going on. I ...
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Sail Date: December 2010

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom

New Zealand - Sydney Christmas & new year cruise

Review for Volendam to Australia & New Zealand

tropical avatar


First Time Cruiser

I'd like to give my comments on our recent Holland Anerica cruise round New Zealand & Australia. I started the cruise with no preconceptions about Holland America, or how they may compare to other lines.  We have been on several cruises before, all on different lines, to different continents. The cruise was 17 days and over the Christmas & New Year period Overview : Let me start off with my ...
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Sail Date: December 2009

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