1800 121 187 Connect with our cruise experts

30-DAY AMAZON EXPLORER

Ship: Volendam   
Departure: Friday, November 21, 2025
Nights: 30 nights
Departs: New York
+ Legendary Voyage
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
30
Nights
Days at Sea
12
Sea Days
Ports
15
Ports
Countries Visted
9
Countries
  • Itinerary

    30-DAY AMAZON EXPLORER

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Friday, November 21, 2025 New York, USA Embark 5:00 PM
    View of New York, USA

    New York is situated on the Atlantic coast of NE United States. With its world-class museums, big statues, even bigger buildings and being the most linguistically diverse city in the world, the Big Apple’s hyperactive rush keeps drawing more and more people to it. The City of New York is a densely packed mass of humanity and all this living on top of one another makes the New Yorker a special kind of person. Read more about New York, USA

    2 Saturday, November 22, 2025 At Sea
    3 Sunday, November 23, 2025 At Sea
    4 Monday, November 24, 2025 Fort Lauderdale, USA 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Fort Lauderdale, USA

    Fort Lauderdale is a city on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. in the state of Florida. As well as being a major yachting centre, it has a large and intricate canal system that results in its also being known as the ‘Venice of America’. Read more about Fort Lauderdale, USA

    5 Tuesday, November 25, 2025 At Sea
    6 Wednesday, November 26, 2025 At Sea
    7 Thursday, November 27, 2025 St Martin (Philipsburg), Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of St Martin (Philipsburg), Sint Maarten (Dutch part)

    The island is shared in two parts as: the northern part Saint-Martin (a French overseas collectivity) and southern part Sint Maarten (of the Kingdom of the Netherlands): hence its name St-Martin / St Maarten. It lies in the NE Caribbean, located 300 km E of Puerto Rico. This tiny island is an extremely popular holiday and duty-free shopping destination famous for its variety of 37 palm-treed beaches that include salt-water ponds. Read more about St Martin (Philipsburg), Sint Maarten (Dutch part)

    8 Friday, November 28, 2025 Castries, Saint Lucia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Castries, Saint Lucia

    Castries is the capital of the volcanic island country of Saint Lucia, part of the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Its popularity stems from the tropical weather (the dry season runs from December through May), scenery, and numerous beaches. Saint Lucia's population is predominantly of African and mixed African-European descent, and while the official language is English, French-Creole is spoken by 95% of the population. Read more about Castries, Saint Lucia

    9 Saturday, November 29, 2025 Bridgetown, Barbados 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Bridgetown, Barbados

    The city of Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of the island country of Barbados, a major tourist destination in the West Indies. The city has numerous attractions, landmarks, monuments, museums, and art galleries of an international standard. It is also a starting point for visiting many other popular cities on the island. Read more about Bridgetown, Barbados

    10 Sunday, November 30, 2025 At Sea
    11 Monday, December 1, 2025 Devil's Island, French Guiana 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Devil's Island, French Guiana

    Devil’s Island (14ha), along with Île Royale (28ha) and Saint-Joseph Island (20ha), form the Salvation’s Islands, lying 13km NE off the coast of French Guinana in the Atlantic Ocean. The islands were part of the penal colony of Cayenne from 1852 to 1953, that also included mainland sites. Most of the 80,000 prisoners never returned to metropolitan France, dying from tropical diseases and brutal conditions. Read more about Devil's Island, French Guiana

    12 Tuesday, December 2, 2025 Amazon River, Brazil 3:00 PM 3:00 PM
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    12 Tuesday, December 2, 2025 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    12 Tuesday, December 2, 2025 Amazon River, Brazil 5:15 PM 5:15 PM
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    12 Tuesday, December 2, 2025 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    13 Wednesday, December 3, 2025 Macapa, Brazil 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Macapa, Brazil

    Macapa, Brazil, is a river port and capital of the territory of Amapa, lying on the northernmost and largest arm of the Amazon River delta, opposite the Marajo archipelago. The city lies exactly on the Equator, and the football stadium is the only one in the world where each half of the field is located in opposite hemispheres. Macapa retains some of the history of the region in its monuments. Read more about Macapa, Brazil

    13 Wednesday, December 3, 2025 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    13 Wednesday, December 3, 2025 Cross Equator
    14 Thursday, December 4, 2025 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    15 Friday, December 5, 2025 Santarem, Brazil 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Santarem, Brazil

    Santarem in Brazil, some 800 km up the Amazon, is located on the southern bank of the clear emerald blue waters of the Tapajos River, a tributary of the Amazon. Not far from here these waters encounter the muddy waters of the magnificent Amazon River. A natural phenomenon, the two rivers flow side by side and are known as the ‘meeting of the waters’. Read more about Santarem, Brazil

    16 Saturday, December 6, 2025 Boca da Valeria, Brazil 8:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Boca da Valeria, Brazil

    Located at the confluence of the Amazon and the Valeria rivers in Brazil, Boca da Valeria is a small remote Indian village consisting of a wharf, wooden homes on stilts, a school, a church and a bar that doubles as the village meeting place. It is hidden amid jungle lake lands where the screeches of colorful parrots fill the air and trees stand waist-high in water. Be sure to take your camera on the tender ride, because there is a very distinct line where the waters of the Valeria River meet the Amazon. Read more about Boca da Valeria, Brazil

    17 Sunday, December 7, 2025 Manaus, Brazil 10:00 AM
    View of Manaus, Brazil

    Manaus is a main port on the banks of the Negro River 1450 km inland in the heart of the Amazon rain forest, and is the main transport hub for the entire upper Amazon Basin. It also attracts crowds of tourists who find a variety of land and boat trips into the jungle. Wildlife is plentiful, even within the city, and it is home to the Pied Tamarin, one of Brazil's most endangered primates. Read more about Manaus, Brazil

    18 Monday, December 8, 2025 Manaus, Brazil 4:00 PM
    View of Manaus, Brazil

    Manaus is a main port on the banks of the Negro River 1450 km inland in the heart of the Amazon rain forest, and is the main transport hub for the entire upper Amazon Basin. It also attracts crowds of tourists who find a variety of land and boat trips into the jungle. Wildlife is plentiful, even within the city, and it is home to the Pied Tamarin, one of Brazil's most endangered primates. Read more about Manaus, Brazil

    19 Tuesday, December 9, 2025 Parintins, Brazil 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Parintins, Brazil

    Parintins is a major river port with a population of 114,000, situated on Tupinambarana Island amid the largest archipelago of the mid-Amazon. It is one of the most isolated medium-sized cities in the world, and is accessible only by air or boat. The community can trace its history back through two centuries and still proudly celebrates its traditional Indian culture. Read more about Parintins, Brazil

    20 Wednesday, December 10, 2025 Santarem, Brazil 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Santarem, Brazil

    Santarem in Brazil, some 800 km up the Amazon, is located on the southern bank of the clear emerald blue waters of the Tapajos River, a tributary of the Amazon. Not far from here these waters encounter the muddy waters of the magnificent Amazon River. A natural phenomenon, the two rivers flow side by side and are known as the ‘meeting of the waters’. Read more about Santarem, Brazil

    21 Thursday, December 11, 2025 Cross Equator
    21 Thursday, December 11, 2025 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    21 Thursday, December 11, 2025 Amazon River, Brazil 11:15 PM 11:15 PM
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    21 Thursday, December 11, 2025 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    22 Friday, December 12, 2025 Amazon River, Brazil 2:15 AM 2:15 AM
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    23 Saturday, December 13, 2025 At Sea
    24 Sunday, December 14, 2025 At Sea
    25 Monday, December 15, 2025 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

    Located on the western tip of the island of Trinidad, between the rainforests and mountains of the Northern Range and the Gulf of Paria, Port of Spain is the country’s cultural, commercial and governmental centre. It is a busy and vibrant city with the tall buildings, neon lights and crowded streets, as well as a multicultural Caribbean character and a home-grown calypso soundtrack. Maracas Bay is a beach that fulfils the fantasy of the ideal Caribbean beach, but is just as famous for the scenic rainforest drive that must be made to reach it. Read more about Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

    26 Tuesday, December 16, 2025 At Sea
    27 Wednesday, December 17, 2025 Willemstad, Curaçao, Curaçao 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    28 Thursday, December 18, 2025 Oranjestad, Aruba, Aruba 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Oranjestad, Aruba, Aruba

    In the southern Caribbean, Oranjestad is the capital of the small island of Aruba, and an island territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is an attractive and historic harbour town just 27 km north of Venezuela. It can be divided into Upper and Lower Towns. Read more about Oranjestad, Aruba, Aruba

    29 Friday, December 19, 2025 At Sea
    30 Saturday, December 20, 2025 At Sea
    31 Sunday, December 21, 2025 Fort Lauderdale, USA 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Fort Lauderdale, USA

    Fort Lauderdale is a city on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. in the state of Florida. As well as being a major yachting centre, it has a large and intricate canal system that results in its also being known as the ‘Venice of America’. Read more about Fort Lauderdale, USA

  • Ship

    Volendam Overview

    Volendam

    4.2
    (from 18 verified customers)

    Taking her maiden voyage in 1999, the Volendam can carry up to 1440 passengers with a 61,214 GT. Hallmarks of HAL include spacious staterooms and public areas, rich timber furnishings set with museum-quality paintings and antiques, discreet personal service, and artful itineraries that allow for overnights in key cities.

  • Inclusions

    Volendam Inclusions

    • BBC Earth In Concert
    • Billboard Onboard
    • Lincoln Center Stage
  • Cabins

    Volendam Cabins

    Premium Suite

    Premium Suite

    Premium Suite on the Volendam Premium Suite on the Volendam

    Cabin Types

    PS, SB, SA

    Average Cabin Size – 52.4 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 17.4 m2

    Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath shower, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, guest toilet, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 1,296 sq. ft Include all the suite amenities, plus: #8226;Neptune Lounge: A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Verandah Suite or Penthouse Verandah Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Volendam Suite on the Volendam

    Cabin Types

    A, AA, B, BB, BC

    Average Cabin Size – 21.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 5.8 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath or shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. All A-category staterooms also have 1 sofa bed. Approximately 297-379 sq. ft. Include all the stateroom amenities, plus: bull;A variety of firm, medium and soft pillows bull;No-host mini-bar for easy entertaining bull;Personalized cruise stationery bull;Oversized bath towels bull;One-touch telephone concierge service bull;Fresh flowers bull;Complimentary DVD library

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Volendam Oceanview on the Volendam

    Cabin Types

    CA, C, D, DA, DD, E, EE, F, FF, G, H, HH

    Average Cabin Size – 18.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around Lower Promenade Deck. Approximately 196#8211;240 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: #8226;Direct access to the Lower Promenade Deck #174; The signature Mariner#8217;s Dream#8482; bed featuring a plush Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens #8226;Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage#8226;100% Egyptian cotton towels #8226;Premium massage showerheads #8226;5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers #8226;Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure #8226;Complimentary fresh fruit on request #8226;Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages #8226;Flat-panel TV and DVD player #8226;Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turn-down service

    Interior

    Interior

    Interior on the Volendam Interior on the Volendam

    Cabin Types

    I, J, K, L, M, MM, N

    Average Cabin Size – 16.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed. Bathroom offers a shower. Approximately 182-293 sq. ft Stateroom amenities include: bull;Luxurious beds featuring Sealyreg; Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens bull;Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage bull;100% Egyptian cotton towels bull;Premium massage showerheads bull;5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers bull;Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure bull;Complimentary fresh fruit on request bull;Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages bull;Flat-panel TV and DVD player bull;Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Volendam

    Legend

    • Triple (two lower beds, one sofa bed)
    • Quad (two lower beds, one sofa bed, one upper)
    • Two lowers beds (convert to queen size bed)
    • Shower only
    • Bathtub and shower
    • Connecting rooms
    • Stateroom with portholes instead of windows
    • Partial sea view
    • Fully obstructed view
    • 2 lower beds do not convert to queen-size
    • Wheelchair accessible staterooms
  • Promotions

    Current Cruise Deals for Volendam

    Holland America - Advantage Fare

    Holland America - Advantage Fare

    Get the rate of the day with no added extras - a cruise only fare.
    Includes:
    - Cruise only including all main meals, entertainment and more*

    - Non-refundable deposit
    - Other prices available, offering your choice of:
    Wi-Fi / Drinks package / Shore excursion credit / Dining package.

    Terms & Conditions apply.

    Holland America's Legendary Voyages

    Holland America's Legendary Voyages

    To commemorate Holland America Line's 150th Anniversary in 2023 they introduced their Legendary Voyages program which continues growing each year with epic sea journeys!

    These lengthier cruises, which range from 25 to 59 days, combine the ceremony of Holland America Line’s Grand Voyages with itineraries that feature a comprehensive collection of ports that enrich the experience in each destination.
    Choose from cruise only or Have it all fares - speak to your consultant now for more details
    Plus ask your Clean Cruising consultant about our airfare options to join your cruise!

    Terms & Conditions apply.

    Holland America - Non Refundable Deposit

    Holland America - Non Refundable Deposit

    Get the rate of the day with no added extras - a cruise only fare
    Includes:
    - Cruise Only fare
    - Non-refundable deposit
    - Other prices available, offering your choice of:
    Wi-Fi / Drinks package / Shore excursion credit / Dining package ask your consultant for details.

    Terms & Conditions apply.

    Holland America's Have it All Early Booking Bonus

    Holland America's Have it All Early Booking Bonus

    Book a selected 2025/2026 departure as receive the Have it All Early Booking Bonus offer!
    • FREE upgrade to Elite beverage package
    • FREE upgrade to Premium Wi-Fi package
    • FREE Prepaid gratuities
    PLUS
    • Shore excursion credit
    • Up to 3 nights Specialty Dining
    Prices displayed reflect the best fare available, upgrade to Have it all from AUD$75pp/per day.*

    Terms & Conditions apply.

Cabin Availability

Hold a cabin or view live cabin availability aboard Volendam for this sailing

Interior at the Volendam

Interior

From $9249
Oceanview at the Volendam

Oceanview

From $9849
Suite at the Volendam

Suite

From $17749
Premium Suite at the Volendam

Premium Suite

From $30949

Why us?

  • Large team of cruise experts
  • Highly personalised service
  • Australian owned
  • 20 years in business
  • Family owned & operated
  • Multi-award winning
  • Highest rated booking service in Australia
  • Full service agency
Deb Galloway's profile

Speak to our team about your travel plans or book over the phone today!
1800 121 187

  • 30-DAY AMAZON EXPLORER

    Cruiseline: Holland America Cruises Ship: Volendam Departure: Friday, November 21, 2025 Nights: 30 nights Departs: New York Returns: Fort Lauderdale

    Your enquiry will be sent to one of our cruise experts.

    They'll be in touch shortly to assist further with your cruise enquiry

  • Select and Hold Cabin

    Continue through to hold a cabin:

    • View live cabin availability for this sailing
    • View interactive deck plans
    • Explore all available promotions
    • Hold a cabin for FREE instantly with no obligations
    • Or call 1800 121 187 to speak to a consultant now

    Once held, a cruise expert will be in touch to confirm your booking

Subscribe