Holland America Line Cruises

Cruise among rich history & class while being taken to unique destinations all over the world.
Holland America Line

Holland America Line, one of the oldest cruise lines, has over 140 years experience in the cruise industry. Discover their 13 classic ships that offer captivating holidays around the world, which you can experience with our Fly Cruise Packages from Australia, or board the 'Maasdam', which spends most of her time in Australian waters.

As a Dutch company, they maintain their heritage and history while offering affordable, cost effective cruises with a elegant and sophisticated design. Holland America Line perfects the balance between their rich European roots, with modern design and entertainment.

Holland America Line, traditionally catered to older cruisers, now welcomes cruisers of all age demographic and cruising styles, including family cruising, with a broad range of activities for passengers to enjoy. Onboard a Holland America Line cruise, you can experience everything from video arcades to bingo halls, waterparks to wine tasting, ballroom dance classes and sports bars. This guarantees there is always something for each diverse member of your family or group.

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  Australia Cruises
Tasmania and Australia Interlude
Tasmania and Australia Interlude
12 Nights with the MS Noordam
 20.01.2018
p.p.from AU$ 2299
Discover the South from Perth to Melbourne
Discover the South from Perth to Melbourne
8 Nights with the MS Maasdam
 09.11.2017
p.p.from AU$ 2399
South Australia and New Zealand Discovery
South Australia and New Zealand Discovery
29 Nights with the MS Noordam
 20.01.2018
p.p.from AU$ 5499
Tasmania and New Zealand from Auckland to Sydney
Tasmania and New Zealand from Auckland to Sydney
13 Nights with the MS Maasdam
 05.01.2018
p.p.from AU$ 2599
Australian Explorer from Perth
Australian Explorer from Perth
13 Nights with the MS Maasdam
 09.11.2017
p.p.from AU$ 3899
  Mediterranean Cruises
 Majestic Mediterranean Rome Return
Majestic Mediterranean Rome Return
10 Nights with the MS Koningsdam
 11.04.2018
p.p.from AU$ 2199
Mediterranean Coasts from Barcelona to Rome
Mediterranean Coasts from Barcelona to Rome
12 Nights with the MS Westerdam
 June 2017 - October 2017
p.p.from AU$ 2399
Mediterranean Dream from Venice to Rome
Mediterranean Dream from Venice to Rome
12 Nights with the MS Westerdam
 May 2017 - October 2017
p.p.from AU$ 2008
Adriatic Dream from Rome to Venice
Adriatic Dream from Rome to Venice
10 Nights with the MS Westerdam
 15.08.2017
p.p.from AU$ 2098
Melodic Mediterranean Dream
Melodic Mediterranean Dream
10 Nights with the MS Koningsdam
 April 2018 - October 2018
p.p.from AU$ 2149
  Northern Europe Cruises
Norway's Legends from/to Amsterdam
Norway's Legends from/to Amsterdam
7 Nights with the MS Koningsdam
 June 2017 - June 2018
p.p.from AU$ 1498
Viking Sagas from/to Amsterdam
Viking Sagas from/to Amsterdam
7 Nights with the MS Koningsdam
 May 2017 - August 2017
p.p.from AU$ 1664
Baltic and Kiel Canal Voyage
Baltic and Kiel Canal Voyage
14 Nights with the MS Prinsendam
 02.06.2018
p.p.from AU$ 6199
Scottish Highlands and Icelandic Fjords Explorer
Scottish Highlands and Icelandic Fjords Explorer
14 Nights with the MS Prinsendam
 19.08.2018
p.p.from AU$ 6599
North Cape and British Isles Explorer
North Cape and British Isles Explorer
30 Nights with the MS Prinsendam
 16.06.2018
p.p.from AU$ 12299

Holland America Line Cruises

MS Amsterdam
This ship proudly carries the name of the Dutch capital, as well it should. Its state-of-the-art ship technology and artistic design paired with its first class service on board give the MS Amsterdam a royal reputation.
  •  2000
  •  238 m
  •  1380
  •  12
  •  5 out of 5
from  AU$ 1499 See Offer
MS Eurodam
The luxurious Eurodam can carry you to some of the most beautiful destinations on Earth. Take it easy in comfortable cabins, enjoy excellent culinary specialties and explore breathtaking landscapes.
  •  2008
  •  936 m
  •  2104
  •  13
  •  5 out of 5
from  AU$ 170 See Offer
MS Koningsdam
MS Koningsdam is the first ship in the Pinnacle class. The 2,650-guest ship has an interior that blends a fresh, contemporary styling in perfect harmony with the line's renowned classic elegance.
  •  
  •   m
  •  2650
  •  12
  •  5 out of 5
from  AU$ 1328 See Offer
MS Maasdam
Enjoy a relaxing and diverse cruise aboard the Maasdam. There are always plenty of entertaining activities being offered and the restaurants serve delicious, new culinary highlights each day.
  •  1993
  •  219 m
  •  1258
  •  9
  •  5 out of 5
from  AU$ 1798 See Offer
MS Nieuw Amsterdam
Newly built in 2010, the Nieuw Amsterdam offers her guests a multifaceted entertainment programme and wonderful cuisine. Come aboard and enjoy the great luxuries of this cruise ship.
  •  2010
  •  285 m
  •  2106
  •  11
  •  5 out of 5
from  AU$ 429 See Offer
MS Noordam
The Noordam is the newest ship in the Vista class. Despite her northerly name, she also takes her guests on unique journeys through the Caribbean and other warm and beautiful destinations.
  •  2006
  •  293 m
  •  1924
  •  11
  •  5 out of 5
from  AU$ 1198 See Offer
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Holland America Line

The Holland America Line, based in Seattle, has a long tradition as a cruise company. For more than 140 years the original Dutch shipping company has been one of the leading providers of cruises to dreamlike destinations around the world.

More than 500 journeys a year, the Holland America Line organises for curious travelers: whether it is in the Caribbean, South America, Alaska or in more exotic areas such as the Amazon or Antarctica – the Holland America line offers a breathtaking program even to less visited ports. Cruising with award-winning service, luxurious ships, 5-star gastronomy and a wide-ranging entertainment program are the highlights.

Holland America – From the emigration ship to the cruise star

The Holland America Line was founded in 1873 under the name Netherlands-America Steamship Company as a freight and passenger line. From Rotterdam, the rapidly growing fleet brought mainly European emigrants into a new life in the United States. The first cruise was already offered in 1895, before the HAL shipping company, which was called HAL in 1973, finally stopped its cargo operation in favor of the passenger business. At the end of the 1980s, Carnival Corporation bought the company and integrated it into its extensive cruise portfolio, where HAL is today a premium brand. As before, Rotterdam has still been dominated by its roots, not least by the Hotel New York in the harbor area, the former headquarters of the Holland America Line.

Explore the world on fifteen ocean giants

Fifteen ships are the fleet of the Holland America Line, including the more than 2,100 passenger giants Nieuw Amsterdam and Eurodam, one of the most modern ships in the world. A little bigger is the colossus of the Koningsdam, which has a population of 2,650. From indoor and outdoor cabins with a size of 13 square meters to luxurious suites with a lush 126 square meters of living space, everything is represented on the giant cruisers. There are a number of restaurants for the physical welfare of passengers, where international cuisine can be enjoyed at fixed times or even spontaneously. Italian pasta or a hefty steak from the grill – the “As you wish” food service is the right choice for every palate.

The varied stage program also serves every taste. Add a lively outfit to Livemusik in the lounge or learn new dance moves from the stars of the TV show “Dancing With The Stars: At Sea”. Then relax in the modern wellness area or indulge in the pleasure of shopping in the on-board shops. A casino and the ship cinema complete the entertainment offer. As a true highlight, you will be presented with an art collection with paintings by a wide range of national and international artists – there is no way around for passengers interested in art.

Environmentally conscious and sustainable to the most exotic places in the world.

The Holland America Line describes itself as an environmentally friendly company that meets the most modern environmental standards. The company is proud of its ISO 14001 certification, which guarantees international standards at all levels of ships. In doing so, the shipping company is significantly involved in the “Ship to Shelter” program, which collects reusable goods and objects on ships and distributes them to internationally recognized charitable organizations.

With the “On Deck For A Cause” program, the shipping company also supports cancer research. All passengers are invited to take part in a five kilometer race on deck, which will be donated to organizations in six countries. In addition, the line offers cruises at discounted rates to support charitable actions in the US and Canada.