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This month's most popular Volendam cruises


1. 14 night Asian Adventure Cruise V519 ex Singapore on 16 Mar 2015, from $1,696
2. 14 night Far East Discovery Cruise V511 ex Hong Kong on 19 Jan 2015, from $1,606
3. 17 night North Pacific Crossing Cruise V527 ex Kobe on 27 Apr 2015, from $2,239
4. 16 night Great Barrier Reef Cruise V475 ex Sydney on 22 Nov 2014, from $1,575
5. 14 night Far East Discovery Cruise V510 ex Singapore on 5 Jan 2015, from $1,507

Volendam cruises for 2014-2015-2016

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Where she sails
Until September 2014 Volendam’s 7-night cruises leave Vancouver for the scenic Inside Passage of Alaska. In September 20124 she crosses the Pacific to Sydney (at an excellent fare!), then circumnavigates Australia and visits two ports in Indonesia over 34 nights. From December 2014 Volendam begins a series of 2- and 4-week cruises between Singapore and Hong Kong, stopping overnight at some of the key ports for onshore tours. Itineraries are very interesting: visit Myanmar, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, and South Korea. In March/April 2015 she crosses the North Pacific from Singapore, Hong Kong or Kobe to Vancouver. Holland America Line arranges excellent onshore tours, and pre- and post-tour packages.

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Volendam Cruises

Sold out Available OBC = Onboard credit
Date Route Cruise Ports From $/Day
2014 CRUISES

19

OCT

Volendam cruises

19

NIGHTS

Australia Circumnavigation Segment Cruise
Popular Cruise!

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Fremantle

Currently sailing

N/A

19

OCT

Volendam cruises

34

NIGHTS

Australia Circumnavigation Cruise
Up to $75 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

Currently sailing

N/A

19

OCT

Volendam cruises

50

NIGHTS

Australia Circumnavigation & Great Barrier Reef Cruise

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Singapore

Currently sailing

N/A

21

OCT

Volendam cruises

17

NIGHTS

Australia Circumnavigation Segment Cruise

Dep: Brisbane


Ret: Fremantle

Currently sailing

N/A

21

OCT

Volendam cruises

32

NIGHTS

Australia Circumnavigation Segment Cruise

Dep: Brisbane


Ret: Sydney

Currently sailing

N/A

7

NOV

Volendam cruises

9

NIGHTS

Dep: Fremantle


Ret: Melbourne

Sold out

N/A

7

NOV

Volendam cruises

15

NIGHTS

Dep: Fremantle


Ret: Sydney

Sold out

N/A

16

NOV

Volendam cruises

6

NIGHTS

Dep: Melbourne


Ret: Sydney

Sold out

N/A

16

NOV

Volendam cruises

22

NIGHTS

Dep: Melbourne


Ret: Singapore

Sold out

N/A

22

NOV

Volendam cruises

16

NIGHTS

14

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Singapore

$1,575

$98

22

DEC

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

8 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Singapore

$1,896

$135

22

DEC

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

1

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Hong Kong

$3,302

$118

2015 CRUISES

5

JAN

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Hong Kong

$1,507

$108

19

JAN

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Popular Cruise!

Dep: Hong Kong


Ret: Singapore

$1,606

$115

19

JAN

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

Dep: Hong Kong


Ret: Singapore

$3,040

$109

2

FEB

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Singapore

$1,591

$114

2

FEB

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Hong Kong

$3,043

$109

2

MAR

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Dep: Hong Kong


Ret: Singapore

$1,698

$121

2

MAR

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

Dep: Hong Kong


Ret: Singapore

$3,041

$109

16

MAR

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Popular Cruise! Up to $75 OBC

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Singapore

$1,696

$121

16

MAR

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Hong Kong

$3,543

$127

16

MAR

Volendam cruises

42

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Kobe

$6,588

$157

30

MAR

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Hong Kong

$2,019

$144

30

MAR

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Kobe

$9,403

$336

30

MAR

Volendam cruises

45

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Vancouver

$7,283

$162

13

APR

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Dep: Hong Kong


Ret: Kobe

$4,648

$332

13

APR

Volendam cruises

31

NIGHTS

Dep: Hong Kong


Ret: Vancouver

$7,898

$255

27

APR

Volendam cruises

17

NIGHTS

Popular Cruise!

Dep: Kobe


Ret: Vancouver

$2,239

$132

20

MAY

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,471

$210

27

MAY

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,511

$216

3

JUN

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,607

$230

10

JUN

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,657

$237

17

JUN

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,669

$238

24

JUN

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,660

$237

1

JUL

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,664

$238

8

JUL

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,660

$237

15

JUL

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,719

$246

22

JUL

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,660

$237

29

JUL

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,669

$238

5

AUG

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,662

$237

12

AUG

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,620

$231

19

AUG

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,512

$216

26

AUG

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,470

$210

2

SEP

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,411

$202

9

SEP

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,409

$201

16

SEP

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Vancouver

$1,290

$184

23

SEP

Volendam cruises

25

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Sydney

$3,198

$128

23

SEP

Volendam cruises

58

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Sydney

$8,442

$146

23

SEP

Volendam cruises

75

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Singapore

$10,937

$146

19

OCT

Volendam cruises

33

NIGHTS

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$6,043

$183

19

OCT

Volendam cruises

50

NIGHTS

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Singapore

$8,087

$162

21

NOV

Volendam cruises

17

NIGHTS

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Singapore

$2,992

$176

8

DEC

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Singapore

$2,445

$175

2016 CRUISES

5

JAN

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Singapore

$2,595

$185

5

JAN

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Hong Kong

$4,292

$153

19

JAN

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Hong Kong

$2,596

$185

2

FEB

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Dep: Hong Kong


Ret: Singapore

$2,492

$178

2

FEB

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

Dep: Hong Kong


Ret: Singapore

$4,289

$153

16

FEB

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Singapore

$2,595

$185

16

FEB

Volendam cruises

30

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Singapore

$4,498

$150

1

MAR

Volendam cruises

16

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Singapore

$2,798

$175

1

MAR

Volendam cruises

30

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Hong Kong

$4,498

$150

1

MAR

Volendam cruises

46

NIGHTS

Dep: Singapore


Ret: Yokohama

$6,698

$146

Volendam — Ship Review Rating: 4.4 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.

Life aboard Volendam
Volendam’s extensive refit in 2005 added many features of HAL’s Signature of Excellence program: the Pinnacle Grill alternative restaurant, the Neptune Lounge for suite guests, and the Culinary Arts Centre with demonstration kitchen. Appealing to older guests are the traditional features – high tea, formal nights, antique displays and ballroom dancing – while contemporary features appeal to younger guests. You will appreciate HAL’s excellent service and onboard atmosphere, as attested to by the high rate of returning passengers. Tips and gratuities are added to your fare, and be assured your Indonesian and Filipino stewards and their families back home are greatly benefitted. Crew members are very loyal to HAL.

Accommodation
Staterooms are spacious, and include: Interior large and standard; Ocean-view, some with panoramic windows; and three levels of suites – Verandah, Deluxe Verandah, and Penthouse Verandah. Basic features include a flat-panel TV and DVD player (book your DVDs by phone), ample storage, personal safe, excellent twin/queen bedding and bath amenities, fresh fruit on request, and nightly turndown service. The décor is very pleasing and comfortable. Complimentary meals can be ordered for in-suite dining around the clock. Triple and quad cabins are available, as well as interconnecting cabins for up to six guests. Many staterooms are modified accessible and wheelchair accessible. There are no single cabins.

Suites are significantly larger, lavish, and come with a full-size bath. The sitting area has a double sofa bed. The Penthouse Suites and Deluxe Verandah Suites have the services of a personal concierge and access to the private Neptune Lounge with large screen TV, library, sofas, and socialising with other suite guests. Extra amenities include priority boarding and dining requests, complimentary laundry and pressing services, and a cocktail party with ship officers. Penthouse Suites have in addition a microwave oven, pantry for meal preparation, whirlpool bath for four, and of course so much extra space at 108 m2 plus balcony.

Food and Dining
The ship has seven formal to casual dining areas. The two-deck main Dining Room serves open-seating breakfast and lunch. For dinner chose between set-seating at first or second servings, or open seating on the upper deck. The Master Chefs’ three-course menus are excellent, and waiting staff are friendly Indonesian and Filipino stewards. Ask for a table for 2/4/6/8. Special dietary requests can be ordered pre-cruise. Two nights in seven are formal nights, perhaps preceded with pre-dinner drinks, then after your meal retire to the Showroom at Sea or a musical recital. There are two alternative restaurants, best to reserve in advance: The Pinnacle Grill for steaks and seafood, and the Italian-American-influenced Canaletto (with no service charge). Ask about wine packages.

The Lido Restaurant, with its floor-to-ceiling windows, has two serving lines during the day offering food cooked à la minute, and at night opens as a popular and casual bistro. Outside meal times it serves sandwiches, ice cream, and special late-night offerings. Additionally there are pool-side burgers, hot dogs, Mexican food, and a coffee bar. Relax in Explorations Café, a gathering place that mixes together a library and coffee bar where one can check email or read the morning paper. Afternoon tea, the occasional High Tea, and the ice cream bar provide in-between snacks.

Entertainment
At night the two-deck Queen’s Lounge offers (twice nightly) musical productions, cabaret, and its features include three video screens. Alternatively, attend a musical recital in one of the lounges, dance to the backing of a band ensemble, watch sport in the multi-screen sports bar, or sip drinks while your request is sung by the pianist or guitarist. View recent movies in the Screening Room, unless you’d prefer to watch your choice of DVD in your cabin. Through the evening the disco and nightclub on the top deck will take you into the early hours of the morning, very inviting if the new day is a Sea Day and you’ve ordered breakfast in your cabin. The large casino has lots of playing options.

By day there are Bridge, Bingo, trivia games, Sudoku, cooking demos, movies and the like. Book early for the for-fee culinary workshops and wine tastings in the Wayang Theatre and Culinary Arts Centre. The Microsoft Digital Workshops include photography, creating web-sites and blogs, making a vacation video, and one-on-one coaching. The fresh-water Lido deck pool, flanked by two hot tubs, has a retractable cover. The giant Greenhouse Spa includes sauna, steam rooms, treatment rooms, and a fully-equipped gymnasium with circuit-training and fitness classes. There are also courts and a jogging course. Children are catered for at Club HAL (for ages 3-7 and 8-12 years), and teenagers socialise at The Loft and The Oasis. Sports include basketball and volleyball.





































Explore the decks

Volendam deckplans

Volendam deckplan

Cabins on Deck 11 (Aloha Deck)

AA
Suite with balcony
AB
Mini-suite with balcony
BB
Outside with balcony
CC
Outside
J
Inside
  • Sofa bed
  • Two pullman beds
  • Handicapped facilities
  • Four pullman beds
  • One pullman bed
  • Connecting staterooms
  • Sofa and pullman bed

Cabins

Staterooms are spacious, and include: Interior large and standard; Ocean-view, some with panoramic windows; and three levels of suites – Verandah, Deluxe Verandah, and Penthouse Verandah. Basic features include a flat-panel TV and DVD player (book your DVDs by phone), ample storage, personal safe, excellent twin/queen bedding and bath amenities, fresh fruit on request, and nightly turndown service. The décor is very pleasing and comfortable. Complimentary meals can be ordered for in-suite dining around the clock. Triple and quad cabins are available, as well as interconnecting cabins for up to six guests. Many staterooms are modified accessible and wheelchair accessible. There are no single cabins.

Suites are significantly larger, lavish, and come with a full-size bath. The sitting area has a double sofa bed. The Penthouse Suites and Deluxe Verandah Suites have the services of a personal concierge and access to the private Neptune Lounge with large screen TV, library, sofas, and socialising with other suite guests. Extra amenities include priority boarding and dining requests, complimentary laundry and pressing services, and a cocktail party with ship officers. Penthouse Suites have in addition a microwave oven, pantry for meal preparation, whirlpool bath for four, and of course so much extra space at 108 m2 plus balcony.

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Ship facts

Star rating: Volendam star rating
Maiden voyage: 1999
Number of decks: 10
Tonnage: 61214
Cabins: 716
Passenger capacity: 1432
Number of crew: 615

What's onboard? ▼

  • Staterooms
  • Atrium social centre
  • Art collections
  • Shops duty free
  • DINING
  • Dining venues (6)
  • Traditional & As You Wish
  • In-room dining 24 h
  • Formal dining nights
  • Late night chocolate, snacks
  • Ice cream bar
  • Wine packages
  • Afternoon tea, High Tea
  • Lounges and bars
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Show Theatre
  • Cinema
  • Live music, dancing
  • Casino
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Pools (2)
  • Sliding deck pool roof
  • Whirlpools (2)
  • Sauna, steam rooms
  • Fitness Centre
  • Classes, walking, jogging
  • Spa & Salon
  • Enrichment presentations
  • Digital Workshop
  • Culinary Arts Centre
  • Sports court, table games
  • Photo gallery
  • Shore excursion desk
  • Pre/post cruise tours
  • Wedding packages (value!)
  • Library
  • Single guests program (most)
  • UNDER 18
  • Club HAL (3-7, 8-12, 13-17 y)
  • OTHER
  • Medical centre
  • Laundry self-serve (pay/coin)
  • Special dietary requests
  • Internet, Wi-Fi (pay)
  • Mobile phone roaming
  • Telephone, fax ship-shore
  • 110/220V power
  • Wheelchair access
  • Daily newsletter

What's included? ▼

  • Accommodation as booked
  • Flight/s and/or transfers as specified
  • All main meals on-board
  • Open/anytime or traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
  • In-cabin dining at no charge
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Bridge director on select cruises
  • Kids clubs & teen programs (3-17 yrs) (Prinsendam 5-17 yrs)
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Special needs requests & service animals allowed
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Alternate specialty dining venues (unless specified)
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Customary land tour gratuities are welcome
  • Service charge: USD 11.50 pp/night (suites USD 12). Adjust wth Guest Relations Manager if service inadequate
  • Service charge: bar and Dining Room wine 15%
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges

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