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Maasdam - Holland America Line

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Maasdam itinerary and upcoming sailing dates
Dec 21 2018 Southern Ocean and East Indies Holiday, 36 nights from $7831
Dec 21 2018 Southern Ocean Holiday, 16 nights from $4167
Jan 6 2019 East Indies and Coral Seas, 20 nights from $4406
Jan 6 2019 East Indies and Coral Seas and Indian Ocean Voyager , 40 nights from $7582
Mar 28 2019 Pacific Odyssey, 17 nights from $3778
Mar 28 2019 Pacific Odyssey and Polynesian Crossing, 40 nights from $8016
Jun 9 2018 Canada and New England Discovery, 7 nights from $1761
Jun 16 2018 Canada and New England Discovery, 7 nights from $1761
Jun 30 2018 Canada and New England Discovery, 7 nights from $1711
Oct 14 2018 Polynesian Idyll, 14 nights from $3208
Oct 28 2018 Polynesian and South Seas Sampler, 29 nights from $5711
Nov 11 2018 Outh Seas Sampler, 15 nights from $2879
Nov 11 2018 South Seas and New Zealand , 27 nights from $5336
Nov 26 2018 New Zealand and Beyond , 12 nights from $2444
Dec 8 2018 New Zealand and Southern Ocean Holiday , 29 nights from $6553
Dec 8 2018 New Zealand Panorama , 13 nights from $2592
Jan 26 2019 Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia Explorer, 40 nights from $7229
Jan 26 2019 Indian Ocean Explorer , 20 nights from $3954
Feb 15 2019 Southeast Asia and Spice Island Navigator, 41 nights from $7958
Feb 15 2019 Southeast Asia Highlights, 20 nights from $4054
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Maasdam Overview

Not to be confused with the delicious Dutch cheese, the Maasdam is a delightful cruise ship operated by the Holland America Line. She is named after a river in the Netherlands called the Maas and currently sails to destinations in Canada, the United States, South America, the Caribbean and more.

Specs: Maasdam at a glance
The Maasdam is a spacious mid-sized ship, weighing 55,575 tonnes and measuring 719 feet in length. She can accommodate 1,258 passengers and 580 crew members. Her cruise speed is 22 knots.

Accommodation: Maasdam rooms and suites
From comfortable staterooms to spacious suites, there is a good range of accommodation options onboard the Maasdam cruise ship. Staterooms start at 182 square feet (inside) and go up to 292 square feet (verandah room). Suites measure anywhere between 556 square feet and 1,159 square feet depending on the option you choose.

Entertainment: things to do on board the Maasdam
There's never a dull moment on the Maasdam - below are some of the entertainment highlights:
  • Learn something new at an enrichment class, from culinary skills to trivia tips
  • Relax with a good book in the stunning New York Times Explorations Cafe/Library
  • Treat yourself to some pampering at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Keep fit for fun, with a game of basketball, a lap around the jogging track or at the gym
  • Make a splash at one of two generous-sized pools, or enjoy a soak in a whirlpool
  • Catch a production show at the splendid theatre, named the Showroom at Sea
  • Dance the night away to a great DJ at the Crow's Nest nightclub

Food: Maasdam restaurants
Fresh, fast and delicious: these are three ways to describe the excellent food available onboard the Maasdam cruise ship. Whether you're in the mood for a casual bite or a three course extravaganza, there'll be a restaurant to suit your taste buds.

Dining included in your Maasdam fare:
  • Rotterdam Dining Room
  • Lido Buffet
  • Explorations Cafe (sponsored by the New York Times)
  • Room service

Specialty dining (not included in your ticket):
  • Pinnacle Grill: American steakhouse
  • Canaletto: Italian restaurant

Destinations: Maasdam itineraries
The Maasdam has an incredibly varied schedule and offers a good mix of both short and long sailings. She travels to destinations all around the world, including the United States, Canada, the Eastern and Western Caribbean, South America and the Panama Canal. No matter what your chosen itinerary, you can expect a good range of shore excursions to choose from, with tours to suit all interests. Some popular examples include a wine tour in Nova Scotia, an excursion to Sugarloaf in Rio de Janeiro and horseback riding in Barbados.

Things to remember: Onboard the Maasdam
Looking at booking a holiday on the Maasdam? Here are some helpful things to keep in mind as you plan your journey:
  • The dress code is smart casual, with approximately two formal nights per cruise.
  • A daily gratuity is automatically added to your onboard account every day.
  • Families are more than welcome, with a good range of activities for children and teens.

I have enjoyed visiting as much of the world as possible over the years. Europe and the Mediterranean are personal favourites, but there is so much to see very close to our little Australasian corner of the globe- one of my top travel experiences was snorkeling with tropical fish and turtles in New Caledonia! Cruising is a fantastic way to see it all, and we hope to make booking a cruise easier for both first-timers and old salts. From ship tips to destination news and views, we will keep you up-to-date. Happy cruising!

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Inside Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 182 sq. ft.

Stateroom amenities include:

  • Luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens
  • Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage
  • 100% Egyptian cotton towels
  • Premium massage showerheads
  • 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers
  • Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages
  • Flat-panel TV and DVD player
  • Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service


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Cost Included Dining Options

Rotterdam Dining Room

This elegant two-story dining room is Holland America's signature restaurant, with floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides of the room. New are two grand staircases on either side of the atrium.

Lido Restaurant

A relaxed dining area with fresh cooked to order selections and a choice of seating either indoors or al fresco .  Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner as will offering late evening snacks.

Explorations Cafe

A comfortable, coffee house environment onboard Noordam, where you can browse through an extensive library, surf the Internet and check email or simply read the morning paper.

Terrace Grill

For a perfectly grilled burger on brioche, gourmet hot dog, crispy French fries or a taco bar with all the fixings, there's no better place than Dive-In at the Terrace Grill, offering alfresco dining by the pool.

Cost Required Dining Options


Named for the famous 18th century Venetian artist, new menu is designed around this authentic Italian experience and offers a variety of dishes to enjoy and share with family and friends.
Surcharges apply at US$15.00 per person, per evening (subject to change and availability)

Pinnacle Grill Restaurant

Guests who dine at the intimate, reservations-only Pinnacle Grill enjoy a dining experience themed to reflect the Pacific Northwest. Candlelight and fine décor create a romantic ambiance that sets the stage for fresh Northwest dishes and select wines.
Surcharges apply from US$35.00 per person, per evening.  Lunch reservations may also be available.

Activites and Entertainment

Activites and Entertainment on Maasdam


Zingy and thrilling, the Casino offers slots, blackjack, roulette and poker for your evening's entertainment. New to the lively pulse of casino action? Start with a workshop to familiarize yourself with the ins and outs, and the friendly staff will show you to the games when you're ready.

America's Test Kitchen

Holland America Line is teaming up with America’s Test Kitchen to offer an enticing selection of live onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops where guests will learn foolproof techniques and user-friendly recipes to make delectable dishes with confidence.

BBC Earth Experiences

Enjoy exclusive BBC Earth Natural History content on board. Learn about the ocean and natural world through amazing concerts, films, shows, children’s activities and featured cruises.

Digital Workshop

Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows®

Dancing with the Stars

Cruise guests can learn the steps, meet the stars and join the fun. With prizes to be won Glamour, Enchantment and thrilling dancing awaits.

The Showroom at Sea

This two tiered theatre features talented vocalists, dancers, illusionists, comedians and variety acts

Other Activities Include:

Shopping Arcade, Movies in the Wajang Theater, Photo Gallery, Hudson (Cards) Room and a range of Classes, Shows and Activities throughout the cruise.