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Volendam Cruise

6.699€

About this cruise

Go on a 37-day cruise in New Zealand, starting from Sydney and ending in San Diego on the Volendam ship. Discover enchanting destinations in Australia, New Zealand, Tonga, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, and the USA along the way.

Cabin Prices

The cruise price at the top of the page (6.699€) is listed for the accommodation of one person in a double cabin. To get the total cabin cost, multiply this price by two. All subsequent prices are listed for the entire cabin and do not require additional multiplication.

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Single Cabin Price

Cruise DateInterior CabinOcean View CabinBalcony CabinSuite
02/03/2024 - 06/04/2024 10.420€ 11.380€ - 29.950€

Double Cabin Price

Cruise DateInterior CabinOcean View CabinBalcony CabinSuite
02/03/2024 - 06/04/2024 13.400€ 14.600€ - 32.000€

Cabin Price for Two Adults with One Child

Cruise DateInterior CabinOcean View CabinBalcony CabinSuite
02/03/2024 - 06/04/2024 13.400€ 14.600€ - 32.000€

Cabin Price for Two Adults with Two Children

Cruise DateInterior CabinOcean View CabinBalcony CabinSuite
02/03/2024 - 06/04/2024 13.400€ 14.600€ - 32.000€

Cruise Route

Day 1: Sydney (New South Wales), Australia. Sydney is the capital of the state of New South Wales and is located on the east coast of Australia. With its 4.4 million inhabitants, it is the largest city on the Australian continent and serves as the industrial, commercial, financial, and tourism center of the entire state. The landmark of Sydney is the sail-shaped opera house as well as the world-famous Harbour Bridge in the largest natural harbor in the world. There are over 70 different beaches in the Sydney region, including the popular Bondi Beach, especially for surfers. Other attractions of the city include the Taronga Zoo, the old town "The Rocks," the 305m high Sydney Tower, or the Darling Harbour entertainment center. A special excursion destination in the surrounding area is the Blue Mountain National Park. The rock formations of the Three Sisters give visitors an insight into the vastness and untouched beauty that the unique continent has to offer.

Day 2: Sydney (New South Wales), Australia. Departure time: 17:00. Sydney is the capital of the state of New South Wales and is located on the east coast of Australia. With its 4.4 million inhabitants, it is the largest city on the Australian continent and serves as the industrial, commercial, financial, and tourism center of the entire state. The landmark of Sydney is the sail-shaped opera house as well as the world-famous Harbour Bridge in the largest natural harbor in the world. There are over 70 different beaches in the Sydney region, including the popular Bondi Beach, especially for surfers. Other attractions of the city include the Taronga Zoo, the old town "The Rocks," the 305m high Sydney Tower, or the Darling Harbour entertainment center. A special excursion destination in the surrounding area is the Blue Mountain National Park. The rock formations of the Three Sisters give visitors an insight into the vastness and untouched beauty that the unique continent has to offer.

Day 3 - 4: Sea day.

Day 5: Milford Sound, New Zealand. Arrival time: 07:00. Departure time: 08:00. Duration of port stay: 1 hours. The Milford Sound is a fjord on the South Island of New Zealand and is probably one of the country`s biggest tourist attractions. The most popular way to explore the fjord is by water. Numerous boats depart daily and take passengers out onto the water to enjoy the beauty and unique sight of this natural spectacle. A walk from the docking points leads directly to another attraction, the Lady Bowen Falls. From there, you can once again enjoy a breathtaking view of the Milford Sound and the most distinctive mountain in the area, the Mitre Peak.

Day 5: Fjordland National Park, New Zealand. The Fjordland National Park in the southwest of New Zealand is one of the largest untouched areas in the southern hemisphere. Your cruise will take you past a unique area of snow-covered mountains, frozen rivers, crystal-clear lakes, and untouched forests. The mountains rise steeply from the water, and protected waterways weave their way along the rugged coastline. Enjoy the dense rainforests with their special climate, which shape the wild, pristine landscape.

Day 6: Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 18:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. Dunedin, the Gaelic name for the port city of Edinburgh, is famous for its historical buildings. The cityscape is in Victorian, Edwardian, and Flemish style. The second largest city on the South Island, with almost 120,000 inhabitants, was founded by the Scots in the mid-19th century. The city center is located at the "Octagon," an octagonal square. Numerous cafes and museums are located around it. Major attractions include the oldest university in New Zealand with a stylistic clock tower, Dominican Priory, whisky distillery, and the Otago Early Settler Museum.

Day 7: Timaru, New Zealand. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 18:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. Timaru ist eine Küstenstadt auf der Südinsel Neuseelands. Sie ist bekannt für ihre malerische Landschaft mit atemberaubender Küste und nahegelegenen Bergen. Die Stadt beheimatet auch mehrere Parks und Gärten, die reichlich Möglichkeiten für Outdoor-Aktivitäten bieten. Mit einer freundlichen und einladenden Atmosphäre bietet Timaru eine Vielzahl von Annehmlichkeiten, darunter Einkaufszentren, Restaurants und kulturelle Attraktionen. Es ist ein beliebtes Ziel für Einheimische und Touristen und vereint natürliche Schönheit und moderne Annehmlichkeiten.

Day 8: Akaroa (Christchurch), New Zealand. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. Akaroa is located near Christchurch on a natural harbor, surrounded by volcanic hills. A volcanic crater shapes the picturesque harbor of Akaroa with its many small bays. The special feature of Akaroa`s bay is its residents - the rare species of Hector`s dolphins, which can only be found in this part of the world. In 1840, French settlers came to Akaroa, so many streets still have French names today, and the city is characterized by French charm. Worth seeing is the picturesque Catholic parish church St. Patrick, which blends particularly well into the picturesque scenery with its green roof. The old customs house from 1863 is also worth a visit.

Day 9: Wellington, New Zealand. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, is surrounded by untouched hills. It offers excellent shopping opportunities, professional theater performances, cafes, and restaurants for every taste. Wellington is only two kilometers wide and can therefore be easily explored on foot. Te Papa, New Zealand`s national museum, is located right on the harbor. The city is home to both the parliament building and many historic buildings and museums that bring New Zealand`s history to life.

Day 10: Napier, New Zealand. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. Napier is located in the north of New Zealand and is one of the largest cities in the country. The city is well known for its Art Deco architecture, which is among the best preserved in the world. The city center of Napier is a protected historic area and offers visitors numerous opportunities to delve into the history of the city.

Day 11: Tauranga, New Zealand. Arrival time: 10:00. Departure time: 19:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. Located 200 km southeast of Auckland on the Bay of Plenty is the port city of Tauranga. It was built in the early 19th century on peninsulas connected by bridges. The bustling heart of the city is the beach promenade with the Coronation Pier, where excursion boats and ferries depart for the neighboring city of Mount Maunganui. In front of it is a 232 m high volcano that offers a fantastic view of white beaches and the harbor. Tauranga`s biggest attraction is the Tauranga District Museum and Historic Village, where 85 replica and restored buildings from colonial times, including a Maori village, a pioneer settlement, and military barracks from the time of the Land Wars, can be visited. 5 km east of Tauranga, Kiwifruit Country proves to be a tourist magnet, a fun park in the style of Disneyland.

Day 12: Auckland, New Zealand. Arrival time: 08:00. With over 1 million inhabitants, Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand. It is located between the Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea. Its nickname "City of Sails" is due to the "thousand boats" that dwell in its harbor. The metropolis spans an 11 km wide strait of volcanic rock and is a paradise for water enthusiasts. North of Auckland, the "Leigh Marine Reserve" offers abundant opportunities for underwater activities. A cultural attraction is the "Auckland Museum".

Day 13: Auckland, New Zealand. Departure time: 17:00. With over 1 million inhabitants, Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand. It is located between the Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea. Its nickname "City of Sails" is due to the "thousand boats" that dwell in its harbor. The metropolis spans an 11 km wide strait of volcanic rock and is a paradise for water enthusiasts. North of Auckland, the "Leigh Marine Reserve" offers abundant opportunities for underwater activities. A cultural attraction is the "Auckland Museum".

Day 14: Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. The "Bay of Islands" is one of the most beautiful areas in New Zealand and fascinates with approximately 144 islands and its rich flora and fauna. The attraction is the "Cape Brett" with the huge natural rock formation "Hole in the Rock". This is a massive rock in the sea with such a large hole that ferries can pass through during calm seas. From the main town of the bay, Paihia, you can take boat tours to the islands of the bay or to the northern tip of New Zealand. Other noteworthy places in the bay include Waitangi with the Maori meeting house, Kerikeri with the "Mission Kemp House", the whaling station "Russell" with the oldest surviving church in New Zealand, and Kawakawa with the "Waiomio Caves" and the Maori fortress "Ruapekapeka Pa".

Day 15 - 16: Sea day.

Day 17: Nuku`alofa (Tongatapu), Tonga. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. The capital city of the Kingdom of Tonga, with approximately 21,383 inhabitants. Especially worth seeing is the Royal Palace, located on the waterfront and built during the Victorian era. The Royal Tombs (Malaekula) can be found in the southern part of the business district. Not to be missed are the picturesque market hall and the Tongan National Centre, where you can learn various handicraft techniques. Also interesting is the bird park, located about 2 km off the main road, where employees strive to breed and preserve the native bird species, particularly the Pompadour Parakeets.

Day 18 - 19: Sea day.

Day 20: Aitutaki, Cook Islands. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. Aitutaki is the main island of the eponymous atoll and the sixth largest in the Cook Islands, with an area of 18 km². The island is located on the edge of a lagoon. Sandy beaches invite you to swim and relax. The city is also home to the oldest church in the Cook Islands. One of the most popular and beautiful excursions that the atoll has to offer is to the small island of Tapuaetai, also known as One Foot Island.

Day 21: Rarotonga, Cook Islands. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. Rarotonga Island is the largest of the Cook Islands located in the South Pacific. Rarotonga is of volcanic origin and characterized by steep mountains and dense rainforest. The island is surrounded by an almost enclosed lagoon. Mangos, breadfruit, citrus fruits, and coconut palms are mainly cultivated on Rarotonga. Rarotonga is well-developed for tourism, with many shopping opportunities and interesting restaurants. In addition, Rarotonga has beautiful beaches that are perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

Day 22: Sea day.

Day 23: Moorea, French Polynesia. Arrival time: 08:00. Moorea, the pineapple island, is the remains of an extinct volcano. The island is well developed for tourism and offers a wide range of hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions. Moorea can be explored in a few hours, with a bike tour being recommended. Several diving schools offer interesting tours into Moorea`s underwater world.

Day 24: Moorea, French Polynesia. Departure time: 17:00. Moorea, the pineapple island, is the remains of an extinct volcano. The island is well developed for tourism and offers a wide range of hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions. Moorea can be explored in a few hours, with a bike tour being recommended. Several diving schools offer interesting tours into Moorea`s underwater world.

Day 25: Huahine, French Polynesia. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. The island of Huahine belongs to the Society Islands group and is located 175 km northwest of Tahiti. Huahine consists of two islands connected by a bridge, with a shared coral reef in front of them. The volcanic island is home to 5,000 inhabitants. The picturesque fishing village of Fare is considered the main town on the island. The airport is located on the North Island. At the southern tip of the South Island, there are stunning dive sites with abundant fish populations.

Day 26: Papeete (Tahiti), French Polynesia. Arrival time: 08:00. Papeete is the capital of Tahiti. The island is a mixture of beautiful bays, white sandy beaches, tropical flora and fauna, and French vanity.

Day 27: Papeete (Tahiti), French Polynesia. Departure time: 17:00. Papeete is the capital of Tahiti. The island is a mixture of beautiful bays, white sandy beaches, tropical flora and fauna, and French vanity.

Day 28: Fakarava, French Polynesia. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. Fakarava is the second largest atoll in Polynesia and is located in the Tuamotu Archipelago in the Pacific. The surrounding lagoon of Fakarava is particularly popular among divers and snorkelers, and the island itself is a true paradise for vacationers. This protected atoll has numerous beautiful sandy beaches and has been declared a UNESCO biosphere reserve.

Day 29: Sea day.

Day 30: Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. Nuku Hiva is part of the northern group of islands in the Marquesas Islands. The special attraction of the island lies undoubtedly in the dreamy bays that can be found all around the rugged coast. Taiohae is the administrative and archiepiscopal seat, and here you can find many sights such as the Cathedral Nôtre-Dame des Marquises, with extraordinary sculptures carved from precious woods, or the wooden sculpture dedicated to the writer Herman Melville. Just a few kilometers from Taiohae, in the valley of the same name, is the archaeological site Tohua Koueva. It was the headquarters of Chief Pakoko, who led an unsuccessful uprising against the French in 1845. A visit to the site is worthwhile not only because of the blooming bougainvillea and hibiscus shrubs in all colors, but also because of the ancient banyan trees.

Day 31 - 36: Sea day.

Day 37: San Diego (California), USA. Arrival time: 07:00. San Diego, the second largest city in California located in the very south of the country, is characterized by Spanish, Mexican, and American culture. The year-round consistently warm and sunny climate adds to the attractiveness of this palm-fringed trendy city. Matching the weather, the greater San Diego area offers a total of 112 km of beach. Mission Bay provides ample opportunities for fishing, sailing, motorboating, surfing, and swimming. Additionally, San Diego is surrounded by a beautiful landscape with mountains and large fruit and vegetable plantations. Attractions include: Old Town, San Diego Zoo, the upscale suburb of La Jolla, the Maritime Museum, Balboa Park, the Museum of Art, and the Science Center.