ms Veendam

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The Netherlands
57,092 grt
719 feet
22 knots
January 1996
Actress Debbie Reynolds

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Dec 2015

Ring in 2017 on a New Year’s Cruise to Australia, Asia, the Caribbean and More

Submitted by: HAL Destinations Team

Dance the night away as you ring in 2017 on a Holland America Line cruise.
Dance the night away as you ring in 2017 on a Holland America Line cruise.

If you’re looking for something unique and exciting to do next New Year’s Eve, celebrate onboard a Holland America Line cruise. With options in Australia, Asia, South America, Mexico, the Caribbean and Panama Canal over the holiday, you can be sure you’ll welcome 2017 in grand style. When guests break into “Auld Lang Syne” at midnight and you clink glasses with friends old and new, or if you’re dancing the night away at a Black & White Ball or having a quite moment on deck under the stars with your loved one, there’s nothing more spectacular or unforgettable than being onboard for New Year’s Eve. Here are some incredible cruises around the world that allow you to usher in 2017 like never before. Ring in the New Year Down Under If you’re looking for an exotic destination to ring in 2017 while keeping the warm weather, we recommend a cruise to Australia and New Zealand. There is so much adventure to be found in this part of the world to start the year on a good note. Cruise through the awe-inspiring beauty of Milford Sound’s fiords, play with penguins at Auckland or encounter Aussie-native kangaroos and koalas at Sydney. The 28-Day New Zealand Discovery and Pacific Treasures Holiday itinerary departing Dec. 7, 2016, is a Collectors’ Voyage on Noordam sailing roundtrip from Sydney. Thoroughly exploring the coast of New Zealand, this cruise also takes guests to some islands of the South Pacific for a chance to experience a different culture. This itinerary is the perfect combination of small, charming ports and big, busy cities where 2017 is welcomed with adventure, relaxation and rejuvenation. For those with less time to spare, the 17-Day Australia and New Zealand Holiday is a great option. This cruise on Maasdam starts Dec. 16, 2016, at Sydney and ends at Auckland, New Zealand. It also visits a range of cities on New Zealand’s coast including a trip through the Milford Sound fiords. It includes stops in Australia including Melbourne and some highlights in Tasmania. Cruise To The Far East For A Unique Holiday The southern region of […]

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