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Holland America Line believes in the adage, "It's not just the destinations, but the journey that counts." Of course our cruise destinations are amazing, our shore excursions are unique and memorable, but your perfect journey is made complete by the special onboard amenities that have consistently made Holland America Line the world's highest-rated premium cruise line. All manner of delights await you as you step aboard our five-star fleet of premium cruise ships and into a world of gracious, unobtrusive service, elegant accommodations, spacious public areas, fine dining, comforting spa and salon treatments and glittering entertainment

Shore Excursions

See and experience more while in port. To make your vacation even more memorable, Holland America Line offers an extensive shore excursions program. Choose from city tours, shopping outings, athletic expeditions, cultural activities and more.

Holland America Shore Excursions

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How better to enhance your onboard cruise vacation experience than to provide incomparable cuisine in a variety of wonderful ways. Bountiful buffets and dress-up dinners, hors d'oeuvres on your verandah or a picnic on the beach are just a few of the dining options awaiting you aboard a Holland America Line premium cruise vacation.


Choose to relax in one of the many sophisticated bars or lounges available on each cruise ship. We offer everything from wine and cocktails to espresso and hand-dipped chocolates. Whether you enjoy a quiet candle-lit corner or a rollicking good time, you're sure to find something to suit your taste.

Holland America Cruises Lounges

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Choose the blissful pampering of a facial. Let the trained fingers of a massage therapist sooth your muscles while working fragrant oils into your skin. Enjoy therapeutic water treatments as you steam in a thermal suite or bathe in exotic herbs. All this while cruising to exotic destinations and enjoying other Holland America Line onboard experience indulgences.


In our dramatic, multi-tiered show lounges you'll enjoy dazzling Las Vegas- and Broadway-style entertainment created by more Emmy®, Grammy®, Tony® and Oscar® nominees than any other cruise line. These spectacular shows feature vocalists, comedians, illusionists and variety performers. Colorful costumes, extraordinary music and talented performers all combine to create memorable evenings of dazzling entertainment.

Holland America Cruises Shows

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Aboard each premium cruise ship in the Holland America Line fleet, you can enjoy the latest in Las Vegas style gaming in our friendly casinos. The casino offers a wide range of slots, from nickels to five-dollar machines, including video poker and the Megacash jackpot, the biggest progressive jackpot on the seven seas linked to over 50 cruise ships worldwide. Table games include favorites such as Blackjack and Craps as well as the latest games of Fun 21 and Three Card Poker. You can join in the fun of a slot tournament and Blackjack championship with a $20 entry fee that could let you win a huge cash prize! Our friendly dealers provide complimentary gaming lessons for novices, and credit lines for high rollers can be established prior to cruising.

The Holland America Cruises staff is dedicated to your complete care and comfort. Holland America Cruises is committed to providing the ultimate onboard cruise experience.