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  • Ship Noordam
  • Duration 43 NIGHTS
  • Departure 21 December 2024
  • Cruise type Cruise & Stay
  • Cruise code AUS2291

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Complimentary
Oceanview to Verandah upgrade

Christmas in Thailand and New Years Eve in Vietnam

Celebrate Christmas in Bangkok and New Year in Da Nang before witnessing striking coral reefs and steaming volcanoes with this fabulous Holland America Line voyage.

Following a night in Singapore, embark Holland America Line’s striking Noordam and set sail on a sensational 41-night voyage through Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Celebrate Christmas with a night in port in Bangkok before sailing to Da Nang, on the outskirts of historic Huế, in time for New Year’s Eve.

Cruise towards Indonesia to explore the vibrant landscapes and cultures of Bitung and Jayapura before arriving in enchanting Papua New Guinea. In Cairns, you could take a tour of the Great Barrier Reef before your ships sails past its stunning Ribbon Reef section and the vibrant Torres Strait. Witness Mount Krakatau’s smoking caldera and fiery Batu Tara before you ship arrives back in Singapore.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

41 night full-board cruise on Noordam

*Complimentary Oceanview to Verandah upgrade

Hotel Stay

2 night four-star stay in Singapore at the Oasia Hotel Novena with breakfast

All Flights, Taxes & Transfers

Overnight flight

Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.
The arrival date is subject to change based on flight times specified during the booking process.
*Prices shown include discount and savings based on two passengers sharing an Inside Cabin, booking directly with Imagine Holidays.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Singapore: Hotel Stay

Arrive in Singapore to embrace the city-state’s captivating blend of modernity and tradition. Explore the stunning architecture, diverse cuisine, lush gardens, and cultural gems that make it a must-visit destination for travellers.

Overnight: Oasia Hotel Novena

Day 2
Singapore: Embark Ship

Embark the beautiful Noordam and discover museum-quality paintings and furnishings. This remarkable ship complements its sumptuous lounges, sun-soaked decks and delicious restaurants with one of the best art collections at sea.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 3
Relax At Sea
Day 4
Nathon

Nathon, the capital of Koh Samui, offers a blend of Thai charm and modern convenience. Its bustling markets, vibrant street life, and picturesque waterfront make it a hub for both locals and tourists, embodying the island’s dynamic culture and stunning scenery.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Days 5 - 6
Laem Chabang: Overnight in Port

Over Christmas Day and Boxing Day, spend a night in port near Bangkok. You could choose to celebrate with bubbles and brunch at a riverside hotel or join in with the festivities on board your ship.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 7
Sihanoukville

Experience the coastal charm of Sihanoukville, Cambodia. With its pristine beaches, vibrant culture, and tropical ambiance, it’s a destination that invites you to relax, indulge in fresh seafood, and embrace the allure of the Cambodian coastline.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 8
Relax At Sea
Day 9
Phú Mỹ

Indulge in the mesmerising beauty of Phú Mỹ, Vietnam. Let its serene landscapes, vibrant culture, and warm-hearted locals captivate your senses. Discover a hidden gem where unforgettable experiences and cherished memories await your arrival.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 10
Nha Trang

Escape to Nha Trang, Vietnam’s tropical paradise. With white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and vibrant coral reefs, this coastal gem offers a blissful retreat where you can immerse yourself in natural beauty and warm hospitality.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Days 11 - 12
Da Nang: Overnight in Port

Da Nang in central Vietnam sets an unforgettable stage for New Year’s Eve celebrations. You could visit Huế, a majestic Imperial City and UNESCO World Heritage site, or enjoy Da Nang’s beautiful beaches.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Days 13 - 14
Relax At Sea
Day 15
Singapore

Arrive in Singapore to embrace the city-state’s captivating blend of modernity and tradition. Explore the stunning architecture, diverse cuisine, lush gardens, and cultural gems that make it a must-visit destination for travellers.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Days 16 - 17
Relax At Sea
Day 18
Puerto Princesa

Embark on a journey to Puerto Princesa, Palawan, where turquoise waters meet lush jungles. Dive into the beauty of the underground river, island-hop through pristine islets, and bask in the serenity of this tropical paradise.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 19
Relax At Sea
Day 20
Bitung

Dive into vibrant coral reefs, encounter mesmerizing marine life, explore lush rainforests. Let Bitung’s natural wonders and warm hospitality ignite your adventurous spirit, creating unforgettable memories in this exotic paradise.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Days 21 - 22
Relax At Sea
Day 23
Jayapura

Jayapura, Irian Jaya’s cultural heart. Immerse in Papua’s traditions, witness tribal diversity, and connect with nature’s raw beauty. Let this city’s authenticity and allure ignite your sense of wonder.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 24
Relax At Sea
Day 25
Rabaul

Discover Rabaul’s captivating allure: a town within a volcanic caldera. Witness active sub-vents, fuming Tavurvur, and a Volcano Observatory. Immerse in a history museum showcasing diverse heritage. Experience Rabaul’s extraordinary essence.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 26
Kiriwina Island

Embark on a journey to the pristine paradise of Kiriwina Island. Bask in its turquoise waters, explore its lush rainforests, and immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture. Let Kiriwina’s untouched beauty create lasting memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 27
Conflict Islands

Escape to Conflict Island’s pristine paradise. Immerse in turquoise waters, vibrant coral reefs, and secluded bliss. Let this untouched beauty ignite your wanderlust, offering a transformative escape into nature’s embrace.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 28
Relax At Sea
Day 29
Cairns

Experience the tropical wonders of Cairns, Queensland. With its stunning Great Barrier Reef, lush rainforests, and vibrant city life, it’s a destination that invites you to connect with nature’s beauty and indulge in unforgettable adventures.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Days 30 - 31
Great Barrier Reef: Scenic Cruising

Over the next few days you’ll pass by the beautiful string of coral reefs north of Cairns, known for their long, skinny shape. These remote ribbons stretch for 80 kilometres and offer incredible marine life sightings.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 32
Relax At Sea
Day 33
Darwin

Darwin, in Australia’s Northern Territory, is a vibrant gateway to the Outback. Tropical landscapes, multicultural markets, and indigenous heritage coexist, creating an adventurous blend of nature and culture.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 34
Relax At Sea
Day 35
Dili

Escape to the vibrant coastal city of Dili, where pristine beaches meet a rich cultural tapestry. Immerse yourself in turquoise waters, discover hidden treasures, and embrace the warmth of Timor-Leste’s hospitality. Unforgettable adventures await.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 36
Batu Tara Volcano: Scenic Cruising

Sail past the dramatic form of Mount Batu Tara, an Indonesian stratovolcano known for its frequent eruptions. Cruise the Flores Sea, marvelling at the volcano’s near-constant fiery displays reflected on the water’s surface.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 37
Komodo Island

Experience Komodo Island’s extraordinary adventure. Encounter majestic dragons, pristine beaches and vibrant reefs. Immerse yourself in untamed wilderness and ancient wonders.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 38
Benoa

Experience the enchanting allure of Benoa, Bali. With its tranquil beaches, vibrant local culture, and tropical paradise vibes, it’s an invitation to unwind, explore, and embrace the beauty of the Indonesian island.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 39
Relax At Sea
Day 40
Tanjung Priok

Tanjung Priok, Indonesia’s vibrant heart. Immerse in rich cultures, taste diverse cuisines, and experience dynamic city life. Let this metropolis inspire your exploration of Southeast Asia’s captivating tapestry.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 41
Krakatau Volcano: Scenic Cruising

Responsible for one of history’s most powerful eruptions, the imposing Krakatau Volcano presents an awe-inspiring display of nature’s raw power. Witness wispy steam rise from the caldera from the safety of your ship’s deck.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 42
Relax At Sea
Day 43
Singapore: Disembark & Hotel Stay

Disembark in Singapore to embrace the city-state’s captivating blend of modernity and tradition. Explore the stunning architecture, diverse cuisine, lush gardens, and cultural gems that make it a must-visit destination for travellers.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Oasia Hotel Novena

Day 44
Singapore: Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll disembark your ship and head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Noordam

Providing the utmost luxury for over 15 years, this majestic vessel offers an unforgettable experience. Featuring a unique blend of modern elegance and authentic Dutch heritage, this premium cruise ship was designed with comfort in mind, boasting plush cabins and spacious public areas that give passengers plenty of room to explore.

On board Noordam, you will have access to numerous high-end facilities, ranging from several world-class restaurants and a well-stocked library to alluring shops and an adult-only casino. And even when the sun goes down, there is still plenty to do on board Noordam, allowing you to curate your perfect vacation.

Noordam also offers a variety of unparalleled onshore excursions for guests wishing to make the most of the destinations they visit. From snorkelling and kayaking in the pristine waters of the Caribbean to tasting the fine wines of Europe, this remarkable vessel truly offers something for everyone.

  • Occupancy 1972
  • Tonnage 82,897 tons
  • Length 3,071 ft (936.00 m)

Life on board Noordam

Life on board Noordam epitomises luxury and provides the perfect getaway for travellers seeking the optimal balance between adventure and relaxation. On board, guests can participate in various physical activities, or relax and soak in the sunset on one of many decks before indulging in delectable dining.

dining

Noordam takes pride in offering truly exceptional cuisine and the finest wines at sea. With both sophisticated and more relaxed options available on board, there are gastronomic possibilities to suit the tastes of even the fussiest and most discerning guests.

From avantgarde speciality restaurants to casual and modern marketplaces, you can be sure of only the most alluring eateries and the most utterly rewarding culinary experiences on board this impressive Vista-class ship.

  • The Dining Room
  • Lido Market
  • Pinnacle Grill
  • Canaletto
  • Dive-in
  • Explorations Café
  • 24-hour room service

Facilities

Noordam offers a complement of on-board facilities that has very few rivals for breadth, depth, and sophistication. When you don’t want to compromise with your choice of luxury cruise, and wish to be satisfied whether you are in the mood for active sports or relaxing spa treatments, you can scarcely hope to make a finer choice of cruise ship than Noordam.

  • Library
  • Greenhouse Spa and Salon
  • Explorations Central
  • Wi-Fi
  • Sport
  • Two pools
  • Whirlpools
  • Jacuzzis
  • Nursery
  • Kids Club
  • Holland America Line Navigator
  • Youth Area
  • Shops
  • Laundry

entertainment

Whether you’re on the lookout for the finest in live music and shows, casino action, a sports bar, or interactive games, you can be sure of the remarkable Noordam having the amenities to satisfy you. Noordam offers a practically peerless array of on board entertainment, even after the sun sets, so your days and nights will rush by even quicker than you expect.

  • Casino
  • Step One Dance Company
  • BBC Earth in Concert
  • Billboard Onboard
  • World Stage
  • Pickleball at Sea
  • Theatre
  • Night Club

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Cabins and Suites

Accommodation on board Noordam offers every inch of luxury that you would expect from a high-end cruise. So, the only challenge you will have is selecting the stateroom that is perfectly suited to you and any other members of your travelling party. The ship’s world-class suites are equipped with the finest amenities so that you can truly pamper yourself during your downtime on your cruise.

Inside Prices from $8,699pp

Holland America Noordam Inside Stateroom

These pleasant and cosy staterooms are equipped with modern and generous amenities so that you can truly spoil yourself during your time on board Noordam. They have ample room for two to four people, and incorporate every feature and perk you could really need for a luxury cruise.

  • Private bathroom with a shower, toilet, and basin
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds convertible to a queen-size bed
  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
Cruise Code: AUS2291
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Oceanview Prices from $12,999pp

Holland America Noordam Outside Stateroom

For views of the sea that will utterly entrance you at every stage of your journey, there’s only one thing for it: booking one of Noordam’s Ocean View cabins. Choose between an expansive ocean view, a partial view, or a fully obstructed view in your comfortable and spacious suite.

  • Private bathroom with a shower, toilet, and basin
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds convertible to a queen-size bed
  • Window
Cruise Code: AUS2291
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Verandah Prices from $12,999pp

Holland America Noordam Balcony Stateroom

Benefitting from plenty of light thanks to their floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook a private verandah, these undeniably luxurious staterooms include a comfortable sitting area and two lower beds which can be converted into one queen-size bed.

  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Private bathroom with a shower, toilet, and basin
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds convertible to a queen-size bed
  • Sitting area
  • Private veranda
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
Cruise Code: AUS2291
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Signature Suite Sold Out

Holland America Noordam Suite Stateroom

Offering approximately 372 to 384 square feet of space, Noordam’s Signature Suites simply epitomise luxury. Featuring spacious cabins and contemporary decor, this cabin offers its own private verandah, enabling you to enjoy breathtaking views of the sea every morning, noon, and evening – not a sight you will ever get bored of. The large bathroom includes a dual-sink vanity, a full-size whirlpool bath and shower, and an additional shower stall.

  • Private bathroom with shower, dual vanity, additional shower, and toilet
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds that convert to a queen-size bed
  • Sitting area
  • Private veranda
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
Cruise Code: AUS2291
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Singapore

Included Hotel

Oasia Hotel Novena (Or Similar)

The Oasia Hotel Novena offers a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Its distinctively elegant guestrooms are decorated in soothing tones and are blessed with plenty of natural light. Located in the charming Novena district, it has direct basement access to the Novena MRT Station so you’re minutes away from popular attractions such as the world-famous Orchard Road and the spectacular Singapore Botanical Gardens. Popular for its signature modern bistro cuisine, The Marmalade Pantry at the hotel lobby serves quality comfort food to guests including a sumptuous breakfast spread and head up to the 8th floor come evening for a dip in the stunning pool with stunning views of the sunset.

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