TRAVEL IS OUR TRADITION
ON 18 APRIL 1873, the Dutch-American Steamship Company was founded by three Dutch entrepreneurs in the Netherlands’ City of Rotterdam.
In the century and a half since, we’ve introduced guests to new places and cultures the world over and witnessed the transformative power of travel.
We’ve seen firsthand how it opens minds, builds connections and fosters an appreciation of the shared humanity that unites us.
We invite you to join us for an unforgettable experience. Because travel is more than an itinerary; it is something which has the power to change both us and our world, journey by journey.
Carefully Crafted Journeys
Balance. Depth. Authenticity. These are the values we incorporate into our voyages.
When you cruise with Holland America Line, you can explore your own backyard in Australia & New Zealand; call on island nations in the South Pacific or Indian Ocean; or discover African or North American wonders right from your doorstep.
A simple drive or domestic flight to one of our convenient Australia ports unlocks a world of destinations, cultures, and experiences without the challenges of international air travel.
Our itineraries call on nearly 400 ports in 114 countries, with 52 ports in 13 countries accessible from either Adelaide or Sydney.
Perfectly Sized Ships
Our spacious, mid-sized ships are small enough to reach ports that the megaships cannot, yet large enough for the wealth of choices our guests have come to expect.
On board our fleet, you’ll find classic nautical lines, beautiful appointments, hospitable service, and an array of world-class dining and entertainment options.
With their modern design and innovative offerings, our ships hold true to the timeless elegance of ocean travel.
Each of our ships’ elegant staterooms and suites features refined amenities. In addition to daily housekeeping and complimentary 24-hour room service, you’ll find generous storage space, a safe for your valuables and our signature Mariner’s Dream™ beds topped with plush Euro-Top mattresses.
In the bathroom, slip into deluxe bathrobes, unwind with premium massage shower heads and pamper yourself with luxurious Elemis Aromapure toiletries.
Available on select ships, our serene Spa Staterooms and Suites are spacious havens of peace and quiet, conveniently located steps away from the Greenhouse Spa & Salon.®
The majority of our vessels’ accommodations are ocean-facing, with many of them boasting teak-lined verandahs perfect for alfresco dining, sunbathing or taking in stunning sea views.
Immersive Culinary Experiences
When you sail on board a Holland America Line ship, you’ll find everything from grab-and-go options and casual meals to exquisite fine dining.
Our award-winning menus and culinary programming have been guided and developed by our celebrated Culinary Council,® a cadre of world-class chefs who bring their collective experience, passion, and creativity to the dining venues across our fleet.
Locally sourced ingredients reflect the cuisine of the regions in which you cruise. We offer everything from specialty coffee and craft cocktails to fresh seafood, pasta, and desserts.
Enjoy a poolside burger and fries at the Dive-In, tuck into a perfectly cooked steak at Pinnacle Grill, or savor breakfast in bed or a late-night snack with our included 24-hour room service.
Whether you’re relaxing on your private verandah, raising a glass to Holland America Line’s 150-year history at our upscale Ocean Bar, or taking in panoramic views from the Crow’s Nest, our award-winning dining and beverage options offer something for everyone.
Complementing the onboard culinary experience is our extensive fleetwide wine list, developed by renowned wine critic and official Holland America Line Wine Curator James Suckling.
Master Mixologist and two-time James Beard Award winner Dale DeGroff has partnered with us to bring his signature flair to a menu of innovative cocktails sure to please every palate.
The Best Entertainment at Sea
Sing along to chart-topping hits at Billboard Onboard. Rock out to the classics at the Rolling Stone Lounge. Hear enriching lectures or watch cutting-edge music, film, and dance performances on our World Stage.During Days at Sea, explore our duty-free shopping options, try your luck in the Casino or simply enjoy a recently released movie from the comfort of your stateroom or suite.
At night, explore our renowned Music Walk,® a collection of live music areas featuring electrifying performances from accomplished artists across multiple genres, with each venue just steps away from its neighbours.
Whatever your pleasure, our dedicated crew members are ready to meet your every need. Their goal is always to establish a genuine connection with our guests that’s both authentic and meaningful.
When you sail with Holland America Line, you can expect a level of hospitality akin to welcoming you into our home. We’ve been nurturing our service culture for years (150 of them, to be exact).
Rejuvenate Your Senses
The Greenhouse Spa & Salon® nourishes every aspect of your well-being. Revitalise your appearance at our Medi-Spa, where you’ll find a variety of aesthetic treatments for the face and body featuring naturally sourced ingredients and time-honoured techniques from across the globe.
Relax as you enjoy our safe and effective acupuncture therapy. Restore your hair’s vibrance at our beauty salon, featuring a menu of treatments designed to address a variety of concerns.
Take in breathtaking views from our tranquil treatment rooms while you enjoy skin, body, and hair treatments ranging from hot stone massages and pedicures to hairstyling and facials.
Invigorate your journey at our professionally staffed Fitness Center, offering the latest cardio and weight machines as well as fitness classes, wellness seminars, and more.
On deck, start your day with gentle Tai Chi before enjoying our pools, sport courts and plenty of fresh sea air. From functional fitness to suspension exercises and body composition analysis to one-on-one training sessions, our classes and seminars are designed to suit the needs of every body.
Fun for the Whole Family
No matter where you’re travelling, a Holland America Line cruise is sure to delight children, parents, and grandparents alike.
For cruisers between three and 17 years old, there’s Club HAL,® our comprehensive onboard youth program offering a variety of activities sure to please teens and little ones alike.
Our onboard specialty restaurants feature complimentary kids’ menus and half-price meals for cruisers under 13, while our spacious staterooms or suites come in an array of sizes and configurations including sofa beds and adjoining rooms.
Those travelling on board Oosterdam can unleash their competitive spirit at our new family game room, High Score!
By day, this secret hideaway allows kids and teens to engage in a fast-paced flurry of four-person air hockey or contend for bragging rights in the video arcade. At night, the entire family is welcome to bond over board games, Skee-Ball,® a tilting labyrinth and other family-friendly activities.
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