Grand World Voyage

2 February - 9 March 2018

Duration

35 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

16 Ports

2 February

Setting sail from Auckland

Auckland offers a buzzing waterfront and a vibrant arts scene, and provides a fascinating introduction to New Zealand's proud cultural heritage. The centre is home to excellent shopping and a number of fantastic restaurants, while the north of the city has a distinctly more laid-back vibe, and to the west is the city's oldest wine region.

Our tip

Standing 328 metres tall, the Sky Tower offers the best view of the city from the observation deck or from its two restaurants.

3 February

New Zealand: Tauranga

4 February

New Zealand: Napier

5 February

At sea

6 February

New Zealand: Dunedin (Port Chalmers)

7 February

New Zealand: Fiordland National Park

8-9 February

At sea

10-11 February

Australia: Sydney

12 February

At sea

13-15 February

Australia: Hobart, Port Arthur (Tasmania)

15 February

At sea

16 February

Australia: Kangaroo Island

17 February

Australia: Adelaide

18-19 February

At sea

20 February

Australia: Albany

21-22 February

Australia: Fremantle (Perth)

23-25 February

At sea

26-27 February

Indonesia: Benoa (Bali)

28 February - 2 March

At sea

3 March

Philippines: Puerto Princesa

4 March

At sea

5-6 March

Philippines: Manila

7 March

At sea

8-9 March

Arriving in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a fantastic place to begin or end a cruise, a striking mix of ancient and modern, Chinese and British, and there is a lot more to the city than just skyscrapers and high finance. On Hong Kong Island itself you'll find the bustling financial centre of Central district, the more traditionally Chinese Western district and the shops of Causeway Bay, while on the mainland Kowloon Peninsula the district of Tsim Sha Tsui is where most of Hong Kong's best hotels are located, and the atmospheric markets of Mong Kok are just to the north.

Don't miss

The views from Victoria Peak. Accessible by the Peak Tram, a funicular railway which claims to be one of the oldest cableways in the world, the views across the city are excellent.

The Ship

Your home from home

Holland America Line cruises - MS Amsterdam at sea
Holland America Line cruises - MS Amsterdam Deluxe Verandah Suite
Holland America Line cruises - MS Amsterdam pool deck

Holland America’s Amsterdam features a stylish Dutch elegance and heritage, with all the facilities of a large ship, alongside the intimacy of quite a small one, with just 1380 guests.

What we love

Amsterdam is a real piece of history, with original art deco pieces and lots of intimate bars and lounges with fascinating artwork reflecting the company's 140 year marine heritage. At the heart of Amsterdam is an extraordinary sculpture which fills the three storey atrium - the Planeto Astrolabium.

Capacity 1,380 Guests
Crew 658 International Staff
Style

The ship may have a historical feel, but the facilities are as contemporary as they come with great technical workshops and lots of action on board.

Year Built 2000
LAST REFURBISHED 2013
Tonnage 60,874 grt
Length 780 feet
Breadth 106 feet
Cruising Speed 25 knots
More about MS Amsterdam

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
The Langham Auckland

Where to stay in Auckland

There are some great luxury lodges within easy reach of the city. In the city itself we like the Langham.

Kayaking in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Around Auckland

About 3 hours north of the city is the Bay of Islands, an area of pristine islands and turquoise water as well as small towns of historic and cultural interest.

Deluxe Harbourview Room at The Peninsula Hong Kong

Our favourite hotel in Hong Kong

The iconic Peninsula Hong Kong is, in our opinion, the city’s finest, and the Harbour View rooms offer picture postcard views of Victoria Harbour.

Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Explore Hong Kong

There’s more to Hong Kong than just the city, so explore Lantau Island, home to the Po Lin Monastery and its 34 metre high bronze Tian Tan Budda statue.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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