After Successful Pre-Sale Period, Holland America Line Opens Bookings to the Public for 2025 Grand World Voyage and First-Ever Grand Voyage: Pole to Pole
The Grand Voyage: Pole-to-Pole aboard Volendam enables cruisers to visit five continents on a journey that travels south-to-north, while the Grand World Voyage aboard Zuiderdam covers six continents on an east-to-west route, each sailing roundtrip from
"We craft one-of-a-kind itineraries that resonate with our world voyage guests, as indicated by pre-bookings on these cruises," said
2025 Grand Voyage: Pole-to-Pole Highlights — Volendam
- 133 days. Departing
Jan. 25, 2025, roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale.
- Follows a south-north-south route through the
Panama Canal, down along the west coast of South Americato Antarctica, then up along Argentinaand Brazilto the heart of the Amazon River. The ship then crosses the Atlantic Oceanto Africa, sails north to Europeand up to the North Cape before heading west across the northern Atlantic Oceanvia Icelandand Greenland, and finally down the eastern shores of North America.
- Pole to Pole: Down south Volendam spends four days of scenic cruising in
Antarcticaand up north the ship crosses the Arctic Circleto the North Cape.
- 68 total ports across five continents and 28 countries.
- 8 overnight calls:
Fuerte Amador, Panama; Callao ( Lima), Peru; Buenos, Aires, Argentina; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Barcelona, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; and Reykjavik, Iceland.
- Memorable Moments:
Panama Canaltransit, Cape Horn, Antarctica, Falkland Islands, exploring the Amazon River, Strait of Gibraltar, Norwegian fjords, North Cape, Icelandand Greenland.
2025 Grand World Voyage Highlights — Zuiderdam
- 124 days. Departing
Jan. 4, 2025, roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale.
- Transits the
Panama Canaland makes way to Easter Islandbefore crossing the South Pacificto Australia. Explores the Great Barrier Reef en route to Indonesiaand Sri Lanka, then sails south to Cape Town, South Africa, by way of the Seychelles, back up along the eastern coast of Africa, through the Suez Canalto Portugalbefore crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
- 46 total ports in 32 countries across six continents.
- 9 overnight calls: Callao (two nights);
Easter Island; Papeete, Tahiti; Sydney, Australia; Singapore; Cape Town; Mombasa, Kenya; Safaga, Egypt; and Barcelona.
- 7 late-night departures:
Manta, Ecuador; Seychelles; Cape Townand Durban, South Africa; Aqaba, Jordan; Civitavecchia ( Rome), Italy; and Gibraltar, U.K.
- Memorable Moments:
Panama Canaltransit, two nights at Callao allowing time to visit Machu Picchu, Easter Island, scenic cruising in the Great Barrier Reef, two full days in Cape Town, the opportunity to visit Petra from Jordanand experience Luxor from Safaga.
The combined Grand Voyages will feature more than 4,000 live performances, 1,400 shore excursions and 5,800 pickleball games — more than any two simultaneous voyages for
Grand Rendezvous in
Early Booking Bonus Benefits
Guests who book the full 133-day Grand Voyage: Pole-to-Pole or 124-day Grand World Voyage by
Additional extras can include complimentary luggage delivery service to and from the
Cruise fares for the 2025 Grand World Voyage begin at
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Editors Note: Photos are available at https://www.cruiseimagelibrary.com/c/or6uqew0.
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