Welcome to Holland America Line, the cruise line for explorers, foodies and music lovers who want to pursue these passions on perfectly sized ships, with service that attends to every detail, every day. Recognised for nearly 150 years as a leader in premium cruising, Holland America Line’s fleet of ships visit more than 400 ports of call in 98 countries connecting with all seven continents. They honour the timeless tradition of cruising while embracing new innovations for today’s travellers. Holland America Line’s hallmarks drive one of the highest guest repeat rates in the industry. Holland America Line guests are endlessly curious, looking to go beyond a standard experience. They are explorers who appreciate the one-of-a-kind experiences curated by the experts who manage the exclusive Explorations Central™ destination immersion programming, with local cultural insights, insider travel tips, and unique shore excursions for an authentic experience in each destination. They are foodies who want unrivalled experiences in food, wine and spirits, and enjoy the award-winning dining influenced by Holland America Line’s Culinary Council® of seven world-renowned celebrity chefs. They’re music lovers who appreciate the best in live music – exclusively on board at Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King’s Blues Club, Billboard Onboard, Rolling Stone Rock Room, Postmodern Jukebox, and more. And, they want to pursue these passions on perfectly sized, refreshingly uncrowded ships that combine classic design with contemporary elegance – all with service that attends to every detail, every day.

Top five reasons to cruise with Holland America

  1. Service
    Holland America cruises sail with almost one crew member for every two guests, ensuring a personal level of service and exceptional attention to detail.

  2. Grand Interiors
    You’ll be in awe of Holland America’s wraparound teak decks, elegant interior designs, luxurious accommodation and spacious private balconies.

  3. Art Collections
    A major point of difference for Holland America is the onboard artwork. All ships offer museum quality art collections to add that little something extra to your cruise experience.

  4. Shore Excursions
    Holland America offer a range of pre-planned day excursions at every port of call, ranging from exciting adventure activities to relaxed, leisurely sightseeing tours.

  5. Entertainment
    The range of entertainment options onboard will have you spoilt for choice. With everything from spectacular shows and live music to casino gaming and wine tasting, you’ll never be stuck for things to do.

Holland America Line is a premium cruise line with a rich heritage in luxury passenger sea travel, having first crossed the Atlantic in the late 1800s. A commitment to passenger comfort and excellence in service has allowed Holland America to maintain its impeccable reputation throughout its history.

The 15 strong fleet sails to destinations in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Alaska, Europe, Mexico, South America, Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand and Asia, plus speciality cruises to the Amazon, Antarctica and world voyages. Award-winning service and a company wide 'Signature of Excellence' policy confirms Holland America's commitment to providing an outstanding guest experience to match the destinations visited.

Who's On Board?

As a premium cruise line, Holland America has a mix of ages and families on board. Longer and more exotic itineraries attract a predominantly older crowd. Recently revamped children's facilities are appealing to families, especially during school holiday times.

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