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Holland America Line's 2026 Grand Voyages: Explore the World

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Holland America Line has opened bookings for its 2026 Grand World Voyage aboard Volendam and its Grand Australia and New Zealand Voyage aboard Zaandam. These extended cruises offer immersive journeys with numerous port visits and exclusive experiences.

Key Points

  • Bookings open for 2026 Grand World Voyage and Grand Australia and New Zealand Voyage.
  • Grand World Voyage includes 48 ports in 25 countries over 132 days.
  • Grand Australia and New Zealand Voyage features 44 ports in 10 countries over 93 days.

Grand Australia and New Zealand Voyage

The Grand Australia and New Zealand Voyage on Zaandam departs from San Diego, California, on January 4, 2026. This 93-day journey will explore Hawaii, Fiji, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. The itinerary includes 44 ports across 10 countries, offering extended visits in places such as Papeete, French Polynesia; Tahiti, French Polynesia; and Raiatea, French Polynesia. With six overnight stays and four late-night departures, guests will have ample time to immerse themselves in the local culture and nightlife.

This voyage provides an intimate experience with access to smaller ports and unique destinations. Highlights include a two-day scenic Cruise of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia and overnight calls in Honolulu, Hawaii; Perth, Australia; Sydney, Australia; Hobart, Australia; Auckland, New Zealand; and Papeete, French Polynesia. The itinerary also features visits to rarely explored ports in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

Grand World Voyage

The 132-day Grand World Voyage aboard Volendam departs from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on January 4, 2026. This east-to-west journey will visit 48 ports across 25 countries, covering all seven continents. Notable destinations include Antarctica; Oslo, Norway; Singapore, the Maldives, Egypt, the Mediterranean, and Northern Europe.

Guests on this voyage will enjoy nine overnight port stops, including Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Bali, Indonesia; Singapore; Malé, Maldives; Luxor, Egypt; Alexandria, Egypt; Lisbon, Portugal; and Sydney, Australia The itinerary also includes five late-night departures and a rare Cruise through the Gironde Estuary to Bordeaux, France. This extensive route offers travelers the opportunity to explore diverse cultures and landscapes without the need for international flights.

Booking Benefits and Onboard Experience

Guests who book the full Grand World Voyage or Grand Australia and New Zealand Voyage by June 16, 2025, will receive onboard spending credits and amenities valued at up to $9,350 or $7,900 per person, respectively. Early booking perks include a $500 air credit per person, complimentary roundtrip airport transfers, a $500 Grand Mariner Discount for past guests, and a three percent pay-in-full discount. Additional benefits may include onboard credits, complimentary luggage delivery, prepaid crew appreciation, a free shore excursion, and laundry and dry-cleaning services.

Onboard, Holland America Line promises an exceptional experience with gracious service, superior amenities, and a variety of entertainment options. Guests can enjoy local cultural performances, special guest headliners, festive gala balls, and dressy nights. The Captain’s Grand Voyage Dinner and daily changing menus featuring regional cuisine further enhance the dining experience.

Final Thoughts

Holland America Line's 2026 Grand Voyages offer travelers unparalleled opportunities to explore the world in comfort and style. With immersive itineraries, exclusive excursions, and luxurious onboard experiences, these voyages are perfect for those seeking to discover diverse destinations and cultures. Early booking benefits add even more value to these extraordinary journeys.

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