About Holland America Line

Fall in love with the world of travel as you embark on a cruise with Holland America Line. For 150 years they have been introducing guests to new places and new cultures. Born to voyage, Holland America Line carefully crafts all of their itineraries to offer a perfect balance of depth and authenticity, with a spark of adventure.

On a Holland America cruise, you will experience travel beyond an itinerary. You will have a truly transformative experience where you can immerse yourself in different cultures, participate in local traditions, and broaden your horizons exponentially. Embrace the call of the sea and adventure with Holland America Line, where every journey is the gateway to an unforgettable experience.

⚓ Your Passport to Exploration

With over 300 ports to explore, from Alaska to Australia, on a Holland America Line cruise you can explore majestic glaciers, breathtaking beaches, ancient ruins, and storied castles. A cruise with Holland America is your passport to the following regions across the world:

⚓ Alaska, Hawaii and Tahiti
Canada and New England
⚓ The
Caribbean and the Bahamas
⚓ The Panama Canal, S
outh America and Antarctica
Europe and the Mediterranean
⚓ Transatlantic,
Grand Voyages and World Cruises
Mexico and the Pacific Coast
Asia, Australia and New Zealand

Have the Time of Your Life

The Onboard Experience

Stateroom and Suites

Holland America Line’s refined staterooms are the epitome of ocean cruising luxury. With exclusive Mariner’s Dream™ beds offering unparalleled comfort, daily housekeeping, 24-hour room service, generous storage, deluxe bathrobes, Elemis Aromapure bath amenities, fresh fruit and ice service, all complimentary, your private oasis awaits you. Suite upgrades are also available, offering a host of luxurious extras, including a private roomy balcony and light-filled itneriors that offer more room to spread out and relax.

Dining, Bars and Lounges

Prepare your taste buds for an immersive culinary journey where Holland America Line’s renowned Culinary Council® of chefs will whisk your tastebuds away. From the complimentary flagship restaurant on each ship, The Dining Room, to casual eateries and exquisite fine dining and specialty options, prepare for a feast fit for royalty. And let’s not forget about the onboard lounges, bars and gathering places, where you can sip on a saketini, raise a glass of champagne with new friends, or indulge in the velvety smoothness of a 40-year-old Scotch. Bon appétit!


Enjoy outstanding entertainment options across the entire fleet, by day and by night. Each day, immerse yourself in any number of opportunities for exploration, entertainment and relaxation, from captivating lectures to decadent wine tastings. At night, discover captivating performances on the World Stage and live music performances that will get you in the mood to move. With venues that vary by ship, you’re sure to find something to love, day after day, night after night.

Facilities and Amenities

Holland America Line’s mid-sized ships abound with a wide array of onboard facilities that offer opportunities for exploration, entertainment and relaxation. Indulge in a rejuvenating massage at the luxurious Greenhouse Spa & Salon, stay fit at the state-of-the-art Fitness Centre or try a new exciting fitness classes. Discover the world at your fingertips with the free mobile-friendly Holland America Line Navigator. Immerse yourself in cinematic delights at the movie theatre, indulge in duty-free shopping, and master the art of Pickleball at Sea with complimentary lessons and tournaments. Expand your horizons with Explorations Central, offering an enriching journey with expert insights and local insider experiences. Unleash your inner gambler at the thrilling Casino, while the cruise line’s partnership with BBC Earth brings the wonders of the natural world to life. Embark on an extraordinary adventure and create unforgettable memories with Holland America Line.

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MS Noordam in Sydney

Pinnacle Suite on MS Rotterdam

Nieuw Amsterdam in Seattle's Elliott Bay

The Retreat

Neptune Suite Balcony

MS Noordam in Yakutat Bay, Alaska

MS Westerdam in front of the Hubbard Glacier

Prince Christian Sound in Southern Greenland

Balcony on a Pinnacle Suite Category Stateroom

Deck Walks on Nieuw Amsterdam

What's Included?

Luxury accommodations, mouthwatering dining options, an array of onboard activities, and mesmerising nightly entertainment are all included in your cruise fare. Relax and indulge in the ultimate holiday without worrying about added costs. 

What’s not included? The list isn’t long, but keep in mind that you may need to budget extra for gratuities, shore excursions, alcoholic (and some non-alcoholic) beverages, specialty dining, Wi-Fi, and spa services. Most of these are optional extras, which you can select individually, or you can opt to add on Holland America Line’s “Have it All” cruise package, which offers additional services and amenities beyond the standard cruise fare. Just ask your cruise consultant for more information today.

Insider Tip

Holland America Line is known for having gorgeous fresh flowers everywhere onboard. It’s one of those small touches that really adds a lot to the experience and makes Holland America unique. 

Flower arrangement in a Pinnacle Suite onboard MS Zuiderdam

More Information

Cruising with Children

Holland America Line’s staff will take care of your little cruisers aged three to 17, with an array of fun activities and entertainment on offer in age-appropriate Kids Clubs. On offer is a kids program for those aged three to six, a tween program for seven to 12 year olds, and a teen program for 13 to 17 year olds.

On Shore Experiences

Experience the world like never before with Holland America Line Shore Excursions. From wine tasting in Burgundy to zip-lining in Costa Rica, Holland America offers an array of amazing activities and experiences for everyone. Available through partnerships with local suppliers and guides, something is on offer for every interest, taste and capability level. Plus, with Holland America’s Best Price Guarantee, you can trust that you’re getting the best deal on your shore excursions.


HAL is dedicated to providing accessible accommodations for all, offering a range of features for guests who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, have low vision, have mobility limitations and other disabilities. From visual and tactile alerts in staterooms, to screen reader computer software in the Explorations Cafe, the Guest Accessibility Department will work with you to ensure all of your specific needs are met so that you can enjoy a relaxing and enjoyable voyage.

MS Rotterdam at Sea

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Worry-Free Promise program?


Holland America’s Worry-Free Promise Program gives you peace of mind, with full flexibility to change plans, protection before and during your journey, enhanced health and safety protocols on board and on shore, and a new COVID-19 Protection Program, designed to assist guests who may may be unable to travel due to COVID-19. For a full overview, ask your cruise consultant for more information.


What is “As You Wish®” Dining?


As You Wish® Dining lets you choose the dining venue and style that suits you. You can choose to dine at any time from 5.15 to 9pm, or you can have a traditional dining time with either early seating or main seating.


Does Holland America Line have any special or themed cruises?


Yes – Holland America Line offers a number of Holiday cruises, where you can leave the meal prep and party planning to them, and just enjoy time with your family. These include Christmas and New Year’s cruises. There are also a range of Specialty Cruises on offer, including Heritage Cruises, Grand World Voyages, and Culinary Cruises. Ask your cruise consultant for more details on themes that interest you today.


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