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Sailings
28 Night Australia
departing from Sydney, Australia
Cruise Line Holland America Line
Ship Maasdam
Departing Mon, Jan 06, 2020
Return Port Auckland, New Zealand
Ports of Call Sydney, Australia | Mare, New Caledonia | Lifou, New Caledonia | Luganville, Vanuatu | Port Vila, Vanuatu |...
Holland America Line
Sydney, Australia | Mare, New Caledonia | Lifou, New Caledonia | Luganville, Vanuatu | Port Vila, Vanuatu | Mystery Island Vanuatu | Noumea, New Caledonia | Norfolk Island, Australia | Tauranga, New Zealand | Waitangi (Bay of Islands), NZ | Auckland, New Zealand | New Plymouth, New Zealand | Nelson, New Zealand | Kaikoura, New Zealand | Christchurch, New Zealand | Complimentary Ensemble Experience in Wellington | Napier, New Zealand | Gisborne, New Zealand
Prices starting from
  • Inside
    Oceanview
    Balcony
    Suite
  • $2,278 USD $81.36 USD per day
    $2,468 USD $88.14 USD per day
    $5,229 USD $186.75 USD per day
Port charges of $600 included. Taxes and fees of $620 are not included.
Itinerary
  • Date Date Location Location Arrival Arrival Departure Departure
  • Mon, Jan 06, 2020 SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA CHECK IN STARTS AT 1230P VISA REQUIRED 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM -- 4:00 pm
    Tue, Jan 07, 2020 AT SEA -- --
    Wed, Jan 08, 2020 AT SEA -- --
    Thu, Jan 09, 2020 TADINE, MARE, NEW CALEDONIA TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED TIME SUBJECT TO DAYLIGHT HOURS 10:00 am 8:00 pm
    Fri, Jan 10, 2020 EASO, LIFOU, NEW CALEDONIA TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED TIME SUBJECT TO DAYLIGHT HOURS 8:00 am 3:00 pm
    Sat, Jan 11, 2020 LUGANVILLE, VANUATU 9:00 am 6:00 pm
    Sun, Jan 12, 2020 PORT VILA, VANUATU 8:00 am 6:00 pm
    Mon, Jan 13, 2020 MYSTERY ISLAND, VANUATU TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED 7:00 am 4:00 pm
    Tue, Jan 14, 2020 NOUMEA, NEW CALEDONIA 8:00 am 11:00 pm
    Wed, Jan 15, 2020 AT SEA -- --
    Thu, Jan 16, 2020 CASCADE, NORFOLK ISLAND, AUSTRALIA TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED VISA REQUIRED 7:00 am 3:00 pm
    Fri, Jan 17, 2020 AT SEA -- --
    Sat, Jan 18, 2020 TAURANGA (ROTORUA), NEW ZEALAND TIMES SUBJECT TO TIDAL COND VISA REQUIRED 8:15 am 7:15 pm
    Sun, Jan 19, 2020 WAITANGI (BAY OF ISLANDS), NEW ZEAL TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED VISA REQUIRED 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Mon, Jan 20, 2020 AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND VISA REQUIRED 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6:00 am 10:00 pm
    Tue, Jan 21, 2020 WAITANGI (BAY OF ISLANDS), NEW ZEAL TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED VISA REQUIRED 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Wed, Jan 22, 2020 AT SEA -- --
    Thu, Jan 23, 2020 CASCADE, NORFOLK ISLAND, AUSTRALIA TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED VISA REQUIRED 7:00 am 3:00 pm
    Fri, Jan 24, 2020 AT SEA -- --
    Sat, Jan 25, 2020 NEW PLYMOUTH, NEW ZEALAND VISA REQUIRED 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Sun, Jan 26, 2020 NELSON, NEW ZEALAND VISA REQUIRED 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Mon, Jan 27, 2020 KAIKOURA, NEW ZEALAND TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED VISA REQUIRED 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Tue, Jan 28, 2020 AKAROA (CHRISTCHURCH), NEW ZEALAND TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED VISA REQUIRED 7:00 am 6:00 pm
    Wed, Jan 29, 2020 WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND VISA REQUIRED 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Thu, Jan 30, 2020 NAPIER, NEW ZEALAND VISA REQUIRED 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Fri, Jan 31, 2020 GISBORNE, NEW ZEALAND TENDER REQUIRED WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED VISA REQUIRED 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Sat, Feb 01, 2020 TAURANGA (ROTORUA), NEW ZEALAND TIMES SUBJECT TO TIDAL COND VISA REQUIRED 8:00 am 11:00 pm
    Sun, Feb 02, 2020 CRUISING BAY OF PLENTY CRUISING ONLY -- --
    Sun, Feb 02, 2020 CRUISING COROMANDEL PENINSULA CRUISING ONLY -- --
    Mon, Feb 03, 2020 AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND VISA REQUIRED 7:00 am --
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Holland America Line
General

For 145 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea, award-winning service, exquisite dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you''ve come to the right place.

Our fleet of 14 modern classic ships offers more than 500 sailings a year visiting all seven continents. Cruises include both popular and less-traveled ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Mexico, South America, the Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand and Asia - as well as unique voyages to the Amazon, Antarctica and our extended Grand Voyages.

Holland America Line is proud of its environmental program. The company earned its initial ISO 14001 certification in June 2006. As the internationally recognized standard for environmental management, ISO 14001 encompasses virtually every aspect of our ships'' operations. Holland America Line has been recertified to meet that standard again and again - demonstrating our belief that the safeguarding of our guests, crews, ships and the environment in which we live and operate is not only the right thing to do, it is essential to the successful conduct of our business.

As part of our collective social responsibility, the company, employees, and guests have joined together to give back to communities and organizations around the world. Whether it''s donating shipboard items to an orphanage, cleaning up a neighborhood park, walking 5K onboard to raise funds for cancer research, or donating money to disaster relief, Holland America Line and our employees share time and resources to make a difference.

Every Holland America Line employee is committed to providing a truly extraordinary experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.

Ship
Maasdam
Overview

Named for the Maas River in the Netherlands, ms Maasdam is the fifth ship in Holland America Line's 140-year history to bear the name. Featuring an interior motif that pays homage to the historical Dutch East and West India companies of the 17th through 19th centuries, the centerpiece of this elegant ship features Luciano Vistosi's "Totem," a monumental sculpture using nearly 2,000 glimmering pieces of glass, prominently displayed in a soaring three-story atrium.

While on board, choose from an array of onboard activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. Guests on Maasdam will be able to "show and tell" their vacation memories through the Digital Workshop powered by Windows. Enjoy onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops in partnership with America's Test Kitchen. And explore the wonders of our world through exclusive BBC Earth natural history content through onboard activities, concerts and films. The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and a variety of salon services. Our fully equipped Fitness Center includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight machines, as well as classes in Yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and more. On deck enjoy two outdoor pools, along with basketball and volleyball courts.

Club HAL provides a wide variety of youth and teen-friendly activities for kids ages 3 to 17, supervised by qualified, full-time staff.

Enjoy an unforgettable cruise vacation aboard Maasdam as she travels the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Canada & New England and Europe.

Features

Digital Workshop, powered by Windows: Guests will be able to "show and tell" their vacation memories, learning how to share all their digital memories through email, blogging and social networking - so friends and family can see where they've been cruising even before they return home. Free workshops taught by Microsoft-trained "techsperts" make it easy and fun, even for novices

Rotterdam Dining Room: features impeccable service and an extensive wine list. Five-course menus include continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-carb options.

Pinnacle Grill: This intimate venue offers an elegant, sophisticated dining experience. Featuring premium Double R Ranch Beef, inspired seafood dishes and many select wines rated "Excellent" by Wine Spectator - as well as distinctive Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens.

Canaletto Restaurant: Named for a famous 18th-century Venetian artist, Canaletto is your destination onboard for an intimate Italian dinner. The evening begins with the chef's selection of antipasti with a taste of the delicious fare and personal, polished service to follow.

Lido Restaurant: offers a relaxed ambiance for all three meals and features a variety of fresh, cooked-to-order specialties.

The Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine magazine: our state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen for gourmet presentations, tasting events and intimate cooking classes.

Mix: an innovative meeting place featuring three specialty venues: Champagne, for mid-day mimosas or anytime celebrations; Martinis, for Grey Goose cocktails and martini flights; and Spirits & Ales for microbrews, single malts and sports updates.

Explorations Cafe, powered by The New York Times: a comfortable, coffee house environment where you can browse through an extensive library, surf the Internet and check email or simply read the morning paper.

Greenhouse Spa & Salon: features heavenly beauty and wellness rituals. Enjoy a facial, hot stone massage, steam in a thermal suite and have your hair and nails done for a special evening.

Rembrandt Show Lounge: features talented vocalists, dancers, illusionists, comedians and variety acts.

Crow's Nest: offers sweeping 270 degree views during the day, and a hip, fashionable nightclub each evening.

Club HAL: our dedicated youth facilities and activities for kids ages 3 - 12; activities are supervised and age appropriate.

The Loft: designed exclusively for teens (13 - 17) to have fun, socialize and hang out with people their own age.

Dining


Enjoy exquisite dining across a range of venues on Holland America Line cruises

We invite you to dine "As You Wish" To savor Italian cuisine one night and a perfectly grilled porterhouse steak the next. To take your place in the Dining Room at a specific seating time or be spontaneous, following your desires. On board, there are restaurants to suit every mood, along with the flexibility to choose the dining style you prefer.


The Pinnacle Grill

Refined and luxurious, romantic and intimate, the Pinnacle Grill represents the pinnacle of exceptional dining. Make reservations for an intimate meal graced by luxurious appointments such as Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens.


Canaletto Restaurant

"Spartire" is the Italian word for sharing; our new menu is designed around this authentic Italian experience and offers a variety of dishes to enjoy and share with family and friends.


Tamarind Restaurant

Aboard the ms Eurodam and ms Nieuw Amsterdam, enjoy the Tamarind for food evoking the rich culinary traditions of Southeast Asian, China and Japan.


Main Dining

The two-tiered Dining Room with its sea views, white linens, sparkling crystal and Rosenthal china, elevates each dining occasion. Whether you choose a pre-set seating and dining time or the freedom each evening to dine "As You Wish".


Lido Restaurant

Lido Restaurant offers relaxed dining featuring a variety of selections. Breakfasts feature pancakes, fresh fruit, omelets and more. Lunch, choices include sushi, pizza, gourmet sandwiches and an extensive salad bar. In the evening, enjoy entrees from both the Lido and the main Dining Room.

Activities

Onboard activities abound, including exclusive BBC Earth Experiences: learn about the ocean and natural world through amazing concerts, films, shows, and children's activities. Hone video-editing, movie-making, and scrapbook skills in the Digital Workshop powered by Windows, rejuvenate at our Greenhouse Spa, go to a wine tasting or simply relax and unwind.

Activities offered on Maasdam:

  • Zodiac Tours
  • BBC Earth Experiences
  • Digital Workshop, powered by Windows
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • HAL Navigator
  • Culinary Experiences
  • Club HAL and The Loft
  • Two swimming pools
  • Cultural Performances
  • Fitness Center
  • Explore with Experts
  • The Oprah Magazine
  • Basketball & Volleyball courts
  • The Shops of Holland America Line

Entertainment


Spectacular Shows, Live Music, Diverse Lounges, Movies and Casino Gaming

Evenings on board glitter with choices. Arrive in a lounge to the strains of a lively dance band. Take in a thrilling show on stage. Share a martini flight in Mix; sing along in the Piano Bar. Stay up late into the night.

Dancing with the Stars: At Sea

Whether you like to Tango or Quickstep, or enjoy watching sizzling dance performances, you can experience the excitement of ABC's hit show Dancing with the Stars: At Sea on board Holland America Line.

Cruise guests can learn the steps, meet the stars, and join the fun. Six feature theme cruises offer an in depth Dancing with the Stars: At Sea experience with dance lessons from the pros, a question-and-answer session, photo opportunities and a dazzling production with the stars and glamorous costuming from the show.

In addition to the theme cruises, all 15 ships in the Holland America Line fleet will feature exclusive Dancing with the Stars: At Sea dance lessons developed by the show's professionals and lead by the onboard dance team. Select guests from these classes will be invited to dance center stage in the show lounge in an exciting dance-off performance.

BB King's Blues Club

Due to the tremendous popularity of the B.B. King's Blues Club on ms Eurodam, Holland America Line is pleased to welcome B.B. King's Blues Club to the ms Westerdam, ms Zuiderdam, ms Noordam, and ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Join these world-class musicians as they create a dynamic energy that will move you to sing and dance along.

Service


On Holland America Line cruises, your every wish is our pleasure to fulfill

Always at the heart of the Holland America cruise experience is our warm and award-winning style of service that is never in the way and never out of reach. We sail with nearly one crew member for every two guests, providing the intuitive, gracious service that has long defined classic cruising. Our extensive onboard services, from special dining requests to full service laundry and dry cleaning services, are designed with your comfort and convenience in mind. Our specially trained crew takes pride in anticipating and fulfilling your every wish. From our waiters and bartenders to our chefs and wine experts, our spa technicians and fitness instructors to our officers and housekeeping staff, everyone is dedicated to providing you with the gracious and personalized service that will make your cruise vacation memorable. On board the ships of Holland America Line you'll discover a cruise experience that is modern, fresh and appealing - in an ambiance that is timeless and refined.

Ship Facts
  • Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
  • Passenger capacity: 1,258
  • Gross Tonnage: 62,735 grt.
  • Length: 719 feet
  • Beam: 105.8 feet
  • Maximum speed: 22.5 knots
Decks
Stateroom Legend
  • Stateroom Legend
  • A Vista Suite
    B Vista Suite (Some Accessible)
    BA Vista Suite
    BB Vista Suite
    BC Vista Suite
    BQ Vista Spa Suite
    C Large Ocean-view (Some Accessible)
    CA Lanai Stateroom (Some Accessible)
    CQ Large Ocean-view Spa
    D Large Ocean-view
    DA Large Ocean-view Stateroom
    DD Large Ocean-view Stateroom
    E Large Ocean-view
    EE Large Ocean-view (Some Accessible)
    F Large Ocean-view (Some Accessible)
    FF Large Oceanview (Some Accessible)
    G Large Porthole Ocean-view (Some Accessible)
    H Large Ocean-view (Partially Obstructed)
    HH Large Oceanview (Fully Obstructed)
    I Large Inside
    IQ Large Interior Spa
    J Large Inside
    K Large Inside (Some Accessible)
    L Large Inside
    M Large Inside
    MM Large Inside
    N Large Inside
    PS Pinnacle Suite
    SA Neptune Suite (Some Accessible)
    SB Neptune Suite
Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Connecting rooms
    Wheelchair accessible
    Fully accessible, roll-in shower only
    2 lower beds or converts to 1 queen-size
    Fully accessible with with single side approach to the bed.
    Fully obstructed view
    Partial sea view
    Shower Only
    Bathtub and shower
    Triple (2 lower beds, 1 sofa bed)
    Quad (2 lower beds, 1 sofa bed, 1 upper)
    Ambulatory accessible
Please select the deck plan you will like to see below

Sports Deck

Sports Deck
Destination
Australia
Cruising to Australia gives you the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of pleasures. From the Sydney Opera House to the Great Barrier Reef, you can see a variety of sites and sounds that range from metropolis to wilderness. Few locations on earth give you the opportunity to scuba dive in the world''s largest coral reef and go on a shopping spree the same week. Most sailings leave from Sydney or Auckland, New Zealand. Cruises in Australia may visit Hobart, Melbourne, Sydney, or destinations around the continent and New Zealand.
Ports of Call
Sydney, Australia

Sydney is Australia''s showcase: the oldest settlement, the largest and most thriving city, the cultural melting pot. It curves around idyllic Port Jackson, where sandstone cliffs and bright islands complement the Opera House and Harbor Bridge. Wander the cobbled colonial streets of the historic Rocks quarter, or tour the mansions of Watson''s Bay.

Mare, New Caledonia

Lifou, New Caledonia

Luganville, Vanuatu

Port Vila, Vanuatu
City Port Vila

Right on the south coast of the Efate Island is the capital city of Vanuatu. Port Vila holds the status of being the nation's center for economic and commercial wise. This town possesses this country's vital harbor and airport. The Bauerfield International Airport is located in Port Vila. This airport assists as the center for Air Vanuatu, Vanuatu's international airline.

Port Vila takes pride in their Cultural Centre that consists of collections of the most comprising artifacts in the South Pacific. This beautiful city also contains European-style restaurants and cafes, which is also a hot shot for visitors as well as locals. Port Villa is also the core for the upcoming diving scene, sparkling beaches, and resorts situated around the city, all less than 1 hr away.

Our visitors are known to spend their afternoons relaxing swim, snorkeling, and scuba diving or finishing in our well known sparkling waters. The activities that this city includes are virtually endless. One of the nightly activities consist of the most courageous adventures of our visitors gather for a shell of kava, South Pacific drink, variety of mind blowing forms of alcohol, and the natives all time favorites.

Mystery Island Vanuatu

Noumea, New Caledonia
City Noumea

A French owned country.

Norfolk Island, Australia
City Norfolk Island

Tauranga, New Zealand
City Tauranga

...It is no wonder why the region has become so popular, as it is safe, exciting, diverse, and warm.From touring in a four-wheel drive vehicle through the hills to swimming with the dolphins, Tauranga has it all.The hot springs are glorious, and you could spend an entire day and night lounging in the bubbling saltwater pools.They are truly magnificent, as are the restaurants and accommodations in Tauranga...

Waitangi (Bay of Islands), NZ
City Waitangi

Auckland, New Zealand
City Auckland

New Zealand's largest city is draped over seven volcanoes and wrapped around Waitemata Harbour (meaning "sea of sparkling waters" in Maori). Despite its British feel, it is the world's largest Polynesian city. Shop for Polynesian crafts on Queen Street, the main drag. Or from atop Mt. Eden, overlook the "City of Sails," which will host the America's Cup races in 2000.

New Plymouth, New Zealand
City New Plymouth

Nelson, New Zealand
City Nelson

Kaikoura, New Zealand
City Kaikoura

Christchurch, New Zealand
City Christchurch

Christchurch was founded in 1850 by members of the Church of England, who wanted a little bit of heaven on earth. They succeeded, and today the city takes great pride in its spacious layout and distinctive English-style buildings in elegant grey stone. The River Avon winds through Christchurch, along parks and gardens that cover one third of the city.

Complimentary Ensemble Experience in Wellington
City Wellington

...exquisite architecture, great museums, and fabulous dining establishments.The accommodations and amenities in Wellington are superb, and during the summer there are many hot beach spots...

Napier, New Zealand
City Napier

Gisborne, New Zealand
City Gisborne