Discover HAL’s Exciting Australia Cruises for 2025-2026

The 1,924-guest Noordam will sail 14-night Australia cruises from November 2025 to March 2026, roundtrip from Sydney, or between Sydney and Auckland.

The programme will showcase the region’s top cities and scenic cruising in the Milford Sound.

Itineraries include:

‘Australia and New Zealand’, from Sydney to Auckland, with departures in November, February and March. Calling at Melbourne, Hobart and/or Burnie, Tauranga, Napier and Port Chalmers (Dunedin). Additional New Zealand ports include a combination of Picton, Wellington, Timaru, Lyttelton (Christchurch) and Waitangi.

‘New Zealand Discovery’, sailing roundtrip from Sydney, departing December 7, 2025. Calling at Auckland, Waitangi, Tauranga, Gisborne, Napier, Wellington, Lyttelton (Christchurch) and Port Chalmers (Dunedin).

‘South Australia Discovery Holiday’, this Australia cruise is roundtrip from Sydney, departing December 21, 2025. Calling at Melbourne, Phillip Island, Eden, Adelaide, Penneshaw, Burnie, Port Arthur and Hobart (late departure).

All New Zealand itineraries include scenic cruising in the Milford Sound, located within the Fiordland National Park.

Holland America Line is also offering five Collectors’ Voyages, which combine back-to-back, non-repeating itineraries, on Noordam.

These range from 28 to 50 days and merge two 14-day Australia and New Zealand cruises, or one 14-day Australia and New Zealand cruise with a ‘Legendary Voyage’ to the South Pacific.

It includes a 50-day ‘New Zealand & South Pacific Crossing’, from Auckland to Seattle, departing March 1, 2026.

Karen Farndell, Director Sales & Marketing for Holland America Line, said: “Australia and New Zealand are ideal options for travellers looking for global destinations, iconic cities and wild wonders.”

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