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#NOA0G07C 7 - Night Alaska Roundtrip Cruise from Vancouver On Holland America

Inside from $749
OceanView from $849
Balcony from $1199
Suite from $1499
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  • All fares are in U.S. dollars, for new bookings only, per guest, double occupancy, and subject to availability. Government Taxes & Fees are an additional : $235.00

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DATE PORT/CITY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE
Sunday Vancouver, B.C., CA -- 4:30 PM
Monday Scenic Cruising The Inside Passage -- --
Tuesday Juneau, Alaska, US 1:00 PM 10:00 PM
Wednesday Skagway, Alaska, US 7:00 AM 9:00 PM
Thursday Glacier Bay 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
Friday Ketchikan, Alaska, US 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
Saturday Scenic Cruising The Inside Passage -- --
Sunday Vancouver, B.C., CA 7:00 AM --

PORT INFORMATION

Vancouver, British Columbia

In Vancouver, you never lose sight of the spectacular mountains or the glimmering sea. It is a prosperous city, with flowers adorning the streets and the lush greenery of Stanley Park, the third-largest urban park in the world, beckoning to travellers and locals alike. Museums offer fine collections of dramatic Northwest Native arts. Vancouver's Chinatown is the second largest in the world. Gastown, the waterfront district, recalls the city's colorful past as a premier port since the days of the Clipper ships.

Come see the natural beauty of Vancouver, which captured the prestigous title of the 2010 Winter Olympics' Host City.

Glacier Bay, Alaska

Preserved as a National Monument, Glacier Bay exists as an extraordinary collection of glaciers in a contained region. Only two ships per day are permitted to enter the bay during the summer months, which is when whales come here to feed. Hundreds of years ago, the ice in Glacier Bay fell as snow on the icefields in the mountains above.

Compressed by its own tremendous weight, the ice slowly flows through valleys to the sea, where in some cases, it breaks off in great chunks, called "calves", to float free as icebergs and "bergy bits"

Inside Passage, Alaska

Stretching from the Canadian border in the south, to the start of the Gulf of Alaska in the north, the Inside Passage runs through the area known as Southeast Alaska, just below Glacier Bay National Park. In the spring, the passage is blanketed with wildflowers and the whales are migrating. Come fall, the landscape is ablaze with fall foliage and the bald eagles are gathering. No matter what time of the season you choose to cruise, one can expect to see spectacular scenery, bountiful wildlife, picturesque Native cultures, amazing history and exceptional hospitality.

Juneau, Alaska

Accessible only by air or sea, Alaska's capital is surprisingly urban and cultured for such a remote destination. When you arrive by sea, you will be greeted dockside by numerous flags and an abundance of summer flowers. For further insight into the Inuit culture and crafts, visit the museum. Take the short drive to Mendenhall Glacier, the only glacier inside city limits! Take a helicopter ride for an amazing aerial view of Juneau and area, or go fishing for silver salmon. Then, just kick back and relax with a cool one at the famous and colorful Red Dog Saloon.

Ketchikan, Alaska

Ketchikan is the salmon capital of the world. The canneries are busy and the stream below Creek Street's rustic boardwalk bustles with life. Visit the ancient grove of Totem Bight, the largest collection of authentic totem poles anywhere. Make a flight to nearby Misty Fjords--a breathtaking vista of Alaska's unspoiled wilderness and America's newest national monument; or try a little salmon fishing.

Skagway, Alaska

Skagway was born during the great Alaska gold rush. Those were the days when Skagway had 80 saloons and was known as "the roughest town on earth." The city's rip-roaring past will come alive when you walk down Broadway, a main street so authentic it is part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park! Special shore excursions explore Skagway's fascinating history. Take a train up to White Pass and follow the old path to gold and glory in the Yukon, or take a scenic flight to view the amazing wonders of Glacier Bay National Park.

STATEROOM INFORMATION

Please note that the staterooms shown below are samples only. Actual cabin decor, details and layout may vary by stateroom category and type.

  • Noordam Suites
    • Pinnacle Suites
      PS - Pinnacle Suites

      Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah with whirlpool, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, microwave, refrigerator, guest toilet, private stereo system, floor-to-ceiling windows.

    • Neptune Suites
      SA - Neptune Suites

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, floor-to-ceiling windows.

    • Neptune Suites
      SB - Neptune Suites

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, floor-to-ceiling windows.

    • Neptune Suites (Some Accessible)
      SC - Neptune Suites (Some Accessible)

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, floor-to-ceiling windows. Fully accessible rooms have bathtub and roll-in shower.

    • Signature Suites (Some Accessible)
      SS - Signature Suites (Some Accessible)

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person, floor-to-ceiling windows. Fully accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.

    • Signature Suites (Some Accessible)
      SY - Signature Suites (Some Accessible)

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person, floor-to-ceiling windows. Fully accessible rooms have bathtub and roll-in shower.

    • Signature Suites
      SZ - Signature Suites

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person, floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • Noordam Balconies
    • Verandah Staterooms (Some Accessible)
      VA - Verandah Staterooms (Some Accessible)

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Ambulatory accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.

    • Verandah Staterooms (Some Accessible)
      VB - Verandah Staterooms (Some Accessible)

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Fully accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.

    • Verandah Staterooms
      VC - Verandah Staterooms

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows.

    • Verandah Staterooms
      VD - Verandah Staterooms

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows.

    • Verandah Staterooms
      VE - Verandah Staterooms

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows.

    • Verandah Staterooms
      VF - Verandah Staterooms

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows.

    • Verandah Staterooms
      VH - Verandah Staterooms

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • Noordam Oceanview Staterooms
    • Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)
      C - Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Fully accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.

    • Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)
      D - Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Fully accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.

    • Large Ocean-view Staterooms
      DD - Large Ocean-view Staterooms

      Large Ocean-view Staterooms: 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

    • Large Ocean-view Staterooms
      E - Large Ocean-view Staterooms

      Large Ocean-view Staterooms: 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

    • Large Ocean-view Staterooms
      F - Large Ocean-view Staterooms

      Large Ocean-view Staterooms: 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

    • Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Partial Sea View)
      G - Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Partial Sea View)

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. G staterooms have more than one view type (full or partial).

    • Large Ocean-view Stateroom (Fully Obstructed View)
      H - Large Ocean-view Stateroom (Fully Obstructed View)

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All H-category staterooms have fully obstructed views.

    • Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Fully Obstructed)
      HH - Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Fully Obstructed)

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All HH-category staterooms have fully obstructed views.

  • Noordam Interior Staterooms
    • Large or Stand. Inside Stateroom (Some Accessible)
      I - Large or Stand. Inside Stateroom (Some Accessible)

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Fully accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.

    • Large Interior Staterooms (Some Accessible)
      J - Large Interior Staterooms (Some Accessible)

      lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Fully accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.

    • Large or Stnd. Inside Staterooms (Some Accessible)
      K - Large or Stnd. Inside Staterooms (Some Accessible)

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Fully accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.

    • Standard Inside Stateroom
      L - Standard Inside Stateroom

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

    • Standard Inside Staterooms
      M - Standard Inside Staterooms

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

    • Large or Standard Interior Staterooms
      MM - Large or Standard Interior Staterooms

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

    • Standard Interior Staterooms
      N - Standard Interior Staterooms

      2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

  • Noordam Other Staterooms

SHIP INFORMATION: NOORDAM

Ship Statistics

Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity: 1,924
Crew Members: 800
Gross Tonnage: 82,318 grt.
Length: 936 feet
Beam: 105.8 feet
Maximum Speed: 24 knots
Dedicated: February 2006, by actress Marlee Matlin

Dining Options:

    With the collective experience, passion and creativity of seven world-class celebrity chefs, the Holland America Line Culinary Council® brings global influence and expertise to dining venues across Holland America fleet. Onboard the ships, each of executive chefs is a member of the prestigious Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, an international food and wine society.

    The Dining Room - For an elegant breakfast, leisurely lunch or unforgettable multi-course dinner, The Dining Room is your destination. Behind the scenes, Culinary Council®, an elite team of seven world-renowned chefs, and talented onboard executive chefs have worked to bring each dish to perfection. For dinner, choose from classics such as Boneless Lamb Loin en Croute, Rosemary Roasted Chicken, as well as regionally inspired cuisine and artfully prepared vegetarian dishes. Enrich your journey with an extensive selection of wines, carefully selected by Wine Curator, world-renowned wine critic James Suckling.

    Lido Market - Explore a world of intriguing culinary possibilities in the Lido Market. Steps from the Lido pool, this modern marketplace includes a curated selection of delicious options that you can grab on the go or have made to order: Breadboard, with freshly baked breads and pastries; Wild Harvest, offering a bountiful selection of hearty salads; Homestead, serving up comfort classics; Distant Lands, featuring global; Sweet Spot, for ice cream creations and desserts; Roasting Pan, hand-carved meats, fish and other hearty entrees; Perk, freshly brewed beverages and chilled juices; Quench, premium coffee, beer, wine, and soda; Rise, savory quiches, croissants and sandwiches, and more.

    Pinnacle Grill - Reserve a table in the intimate Pinnacle Grill for lunch or dinner and celebrate the day’s adventures with cuisine inspired by the bounty of America’s Pacific Northwest. In this elegantly appointed room, service is warm and engaging, and a meal is an event. The menu focuses on premium ingredients expertly prepared—from wild-caught king salmon from Alaska to sustainably raised beef from Washington State’s Double R Ranch. And, every evening in this venue offers a chance for you to experience the signature recipes of Culinary Council Chef David Burke. Complementing your perfectly prepared meals are boutique wines from the Pacific Northwest and other celebrated vineyards from around the world.

    Rudi’s Sel De Mer (Pop Up) - Named for Master Chef Rudi Sodamin, Rudi’s Sel de Mer is an intimate brasserie featuring classic French dishes reimagined with contemporary flair. Menu selections include whole Dover sole meunière with shaved pink Himalayan sea salt, oysters on the half shell, fruits de mer, and salt-crust baked branzino, as well as favorites such as steak frites, duck cassoulet and coq au vin. Conclude your dinner with a classic dessert and fine French cheeses.  (On Noordam m ship, the Rudi’s Sel de Mer menu is available on select evenings in Pinnacle Grill.)

    Canaletto - In Italy, there’s nothing more important than coming together to celebrate the joy of great food. This is the inspiration for the onboard Italian restaurant, Canaletto. Enjoy amazing Italian classics like braised chicken cacciatore al forno, branzino ai ferri or garlic shrimp ravioli. And for dessert: tiramisù, cannoli alla Siciliana, gelato, and more. Buon appetito!

    Dive-In offers a variety of casual culinary classics, using the highest quality ingredients. Enjoy a burger, grilled to perfection and served on a toasted brioche with Holland America’s own trade-marked secret sauce. Savor a succulent Nathan’s Famous gourmet hot dog with golden French fries. Or choose a grilled chicken breast sandwich or juicy portabella mushroom stack. Dive-In is the perfect spot to dine poolside on the best burgers at sea.

    At Explorations Café, presented by The New York Times, relax in a comfortable, coffee house environment where you can browse through one of the most extensive libraries at sea, view a wide array of audio and video programming, or simply read the morning paper. Guests can also enjoy fresh pastries and their favorite espresso drink.

    24-Hour In-Room Dining - Sleep in and have breakfast delivered. Enjoy an early dinner on your verandah before an evening excursion. Order a salad, sandwich or entrée any time. In-Room Dining is only a phone call away. All selections are included in your cruise fare unless otherwise noted on the in-room menu.

Bars & Lounges:

    Ocean Bar - Enjoy live music in this popular bar perfect for pre-dinner cocktails.

    Crow's Nest - Holland America Line offers you a wide selection of lounges onboard. The panoramic view takes center stage in The Crow's Nest at the top of the ship, where you can relax just about any time of day and enjoy your favorite drink.

    Lido Bar - Sip refreshments poolside in shaded seating around the bar or delivered to your sunny chaise lounge.

    The Explorer’s Lounge is an elegant and refined space to enjoy a glass of wine, a cocktail, or your favorite liqueur.

    Northern Lights Night Club is a disco with all the same great features you would find in an L.A. nightclub; a talented DJ, amazing décor and other fun patrons.

    Gallery Bar (Oct 2019)- This sophisticated venue is adorned with an eclectic and whimsical mix of artwork including portraits, landscapes, still life and abstract pieces. Order your favorite cocktail or try one from the signature cocktail menu created in partnership with the Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff, a James Beard “Who’s Who” inductee.

    Pinnacle Bar - The Pinnacle Bar serves the Pinnacle Grill and is on the Lower Promenade Deck.

    Sea View Bar - Sip refreshments poolside in shaded seating around the bar or delivered to your sunny chaise lounge.

    In the Piano Bar, gather around and sing along as the pianist plays your favorites.

    Sports Bar - You can watch sporting events and socialize just like you would at home in this casual bar.

     Other bar:

    • Atrium Bar

    Meeting Rooms - offer flexible and functional meeting facilities including full audio/visual capabilities. The room provide the ideal private settings for group meetings and other gatherings.

Entertainment:

    Lincoln Center Stage – In an exclusive partnership with the world’s leading center for the performing arts, Holland America proudly presents Lincoln Center Stage, showcasing outstanding musicians performing multiple programs of chamber music most evenings, as well as afternoon recitals during leisurely days at sea.

    B.B. King's Blues Club - Direct from Beale Street, B.B. King's All Stars bring the best of Memphis music to sea. From funky and fast to soulful and smooth, this eight-piece band performs in the B.B. King's Blues Club in the Queen’s Lounge where you can enjoy specialty cocktails like the Lucille and Rock Me Baby.

    Billboard Onboard (Oct 2019) - Fifty years of chart-topping hits rock the house as two pianists play music that you know and love. It’s all part of Billboard Onboard, an interactive experience made possible by a partnership with Billboard, the leading global destination for charts, news, trends and innovation in music. Between nightly sets, guests are part of the show as they sing and play along with trivia questions presented on screens throughout the room.

    The Mainstage - Showcasing comedy, song, dance and more, the Mainstage presents myriad performances and presentations to entertain and inform throughout your voyage, including Holland America Line exclusives such as the BBC Earth Experiences live show Planet Earth II in Concert.

    Explorations Central - Transform Your Travel Experience. Discover the connections that unite us across borders and cultures. Explorations Central™ (EXC™) is immersive onboard programing designed to make your journey more engaging, vivid and meaningful. From EXC Talks™, to EXC Encounters™ to a chat with your EXC Guide™, you’ll feel the spirit of a region come to life.

    America’s Test Kitchen - Holland America Line guests can experience America’s Test Kitchen’s enticing array of live onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops. Learn foolproof techniques and user-friendly recipes for making delectable dishes with confidence. This new culinary programming is designed exclusively with Holland America Line.

    Digital Workshop - Drop by the Digital Workshop powered by Windows and learn new technical skills taught by Microsoft-trained hosts. These complimentary small-group sessions, designed for all abilities, translate the latest technology into useful tips everyone can use. Each stand-alone session takes place in the dedicated Digital Workshop, equipped with the latest technology. From photo editing and movie/slide show creation, PC organization, Cloud Storage and security, choose to attend all or drop in as you please. Each session is offered several times throughout your cruise.

    Onboard Wonder with BBC Earth Experiences – Holland America has partnered with BBC Earth to bring you unforgettable new ways to experience the world's natural wonders. Through the innovative and breathtaking programming, guests will be taken closer to the ocean and the natural world through a ground-breaking concert, films, game shows, trivia, children's activities, and feature cruises.

    Casino Action - Play perennially popular slot machines and enjoy blackjack tables and the latest in sophisticated gaming. The Casino is staffed with professionals eager to help you learn new skills.

    Onboard Shopping - Enjoy a wide variety of duty-free shopping in the Signature Shops such as Merabella, a luxury jewelry boutique featuring high-end watches and pieces from noted designers.

    Art Gallery – Holland America takes great pride in the onboard art collections. Now, fine art goes high tech. Take a self-guided walking tour highlighting your ship's eclectic collection, valued at tens of millions of dollars.

Sports & Activities:

    Fitness - Stop by the professionally staffed Fitness Center equipped with the latest cardio and weight machines. Try one of the classes on indoor cycling, Pilates and more or work out at your own pace. You can also head out for fresh air and exercise on deck, where you'll find basketball and volleyball courts, and refreshing pools. Some classes may have a nominal fee.

    • Sport Courts
    • Lido Pool - has 3 hot tubs and is protected by a retractable glass dome cover during inclement weather. It is served by the Lido Bar and Grill for light meals and has a bandstand for live entertainment.
    • Hydro Pool
    • Sea View Pool - the ship's open-air pool featuring two whirlpools and served by the Sea View Bar. The pool itself has a shallow area around the edge of it for sitting in to cool down. This pool is designated for adults only.
    • Lower Promenade deck walk
    • Retreat Cabanas

Spa/Welness:

    Greenhouse Spa & Salon - Refresh, Relax and Rejuvenate. During a leisurely day at sea, few places help you refresh, relax and rejuvenate like the Greenhouse Spa & Salon. This heavenly retreat nurtures every aspect of your well-being with renowned spa rituals and healing touches. In the spa, pamper your skin with facial treatments featuring premium, naturally sourced ingredients. Nurture your body, too, with massage treatments employing time-honored, hands-on massage techniques gleaned from around the world.

Children & Teens:

    Club HAL - Holland America Line's youth activities program, Club HAL, offers an array of entertaining events for kids and teens ages 3-17, supervised by a full-time, professionally trained staff. They'll have an opportunity to join other kids their age for arts and crafts, sports, video game competitions, scavenger hunts, challenging team games and themed parties.

    Kids Programs (Ages 3-6) - Highlights for kids ages 3 to 6 include “Painting Picassos,” and “Sing-Along Storytime,” as well as theme parties, such as “Dino-Mite Night” and “Ships Ahoy Pirate Treasure Hunt Adventure.”

    Tweens Programs (Ages 7-12) - From ice-cream eating contests to gaming tournaments and theme parties, tweens will have plenty to enjoy.

    Teens Programs (Ages 13-17) - Teen cruisers enjoy mocktail parties, karaoke and trivia contests, jewelry making, video games, staff vs. teens volleyball tournaments, themed events and more. Teens have their own places to hang out in The Loft for late-night sporting competitions, yoga and dance classes, cooking demos and teens-only nightclub events.

    Port Day Activities - Club HAL activities are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on port days. Lunch is available for participants between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Children must be registered and signed into and out of programming by a parent or guardian.

    Special Needs - Children with special needs are invited to attend Club HAL activities based on their chronological age; staff is trained to work with special needs children.

Other Facilities/Services:

    ·         Elevators

    ·         Duty-Free Shops/Boutiques

    ·         Dry Cleaning/Laundry Service

    ·         Concierge Desk

    ·         Safe Deposit Boxes

    ·         Business Center Services

    ·         Infirmary/Medical Center

Accessibility:

    Accessibility/Special Needs

    ·         Visual Assistance (Visually Impaired)

    ·         Auditory Assistance (TTY/TTD)

    ·         Assisted Listening Devices

    ·         Closed Caption TV

    ·         Braille Signage

    ·         Accessible Gaming (Casino)

    ·         Accessible Showroom Seating

    ·         Accessible Public Areas

    ·         Accessible Public Restrooms

    ·         Refrigerator in Staterooms

    ·         Sharps Disposal

    ·         Oxygen

    ·         Accessible Tendering 

     Wheelchair Accessibility

    ·         Wheelchair passengers accepted

    ·         Elevators accommodate regular wheelchairs

    ·         Elevators accommodate narrow wheelchairs

    ·         Staterooms with wide doors

    ·         Staterooms with low or no doorsills

    ·         Staterooms baths with hand rails

    ·         Staterooms available with ramps

    ·         Public rooms available with ramps

    ·         Public rooms accessible by wheelchairs

    ·         Decks with ramps

CRUISE LINE INFORMATION: HOLLAND AMERICA LINE

Youth Program:

Holland America’s youth program accommodates 4 different age groups from 3 to 17 years old. Children 3 to 12 years old have their dedicated center at Club HAL while teens 13 to 17 years old have their exclusive areas The Loft and the Oasis. All activities are hosted and supervised by permanent, full-time staff who hold degrees in education, childhood development, recreation, leisure studies or related fields. 

*If your child has special needs, please advise Holland America when booking your Alaska cruise reservation. They are welcome to attend activities based on their chronological age. Staff are trained to work with special needs children.

Club HAL®Kids: ages 3-6

  • Must be toilet trained.
  • Diapers and pull-ups are not permitted in the Youth Center. Note, youth staff cannot assist children in the restroom.
  • Activities include treasure hunts, sundae parties, storytelling, hands-on pizza making.

Club HAL® Tweens: ages 7-12

  • Activities include: Xbox and Wii tournaments, relay races, karaoke, scavenger hunts, and Holland America’s award-winning National Park Service Jr. Ranger program in Alaska. 

Teens: ages 13-17

  • Activities include sporting competitions, yoga, hip hop classes, mocktail mixology classes, cooking demos, and dance parties.
  • The Loft is a teens-only lounge available on all ships. In Alaska, the Oasis is a teens-only sun deck area available only on the Statendam and Zaandam. 

The Youth Program is offered at the following times:

Kids and Tweens

  • Sea Days: 9:00am – 11:30am, 1:00pm – 4:00pm and 7:00am – 10:00pm 
  • Port Days: 8:00am – 4:00pm and 7:00pm – 10:00pm 

Teens

  • Sea Days: 10:00am – 12:00pm, 2:00pm – 6:00pm and 8:00am – 12:00am 
  • Port Days: 8:00am – 8:00pm (non-hosted) and 8:00pm – 12:00am

Kids and Teens Culinary Arts Program

For kids ages three to seven and eight to fourteen. Teenagers 15 and older may participate in adult classes. All classes are complimentary and last about an hour. Kids learn the basics on cooking and receive copies of recipes they prepared. 

Babysitting Services

  • Check at the Front Office to schedule this service.
  • Only offered on sea days for a small surcharge for kids 5 years old or younger.
  • On port days, Holland America offers activities for children 3-12 between 8am and 4pm. 
  • After Hours babysitting is available from 10pm to midnight for children 3 years old or older for $5 per child, per hour. A late fee is charged if parents are late picking up children. 
  • Children must be toilet trained, out of pull-ups and 100% independent in the restroom. 

Alcohol Policy:

Holland America guests in Alaska must be 21 years of age or older for alcohol purchase and consumption. 

Guests 21 and older may each bring one bottle of wine (no larger than 750ml) onboard at embarkation. Additional bottles will incur a $18 US corkage fee. Beer, boxed wine, or other liquors and spirits are not permitted to be brought onboard. 

Violation will result in the following:

  • The beverage will be removed and returned on the last evening of the voyage. 
  • Guests will not receive any monetary compensation for alcoholic beverages that were removed from the luggage.
  • Wine or champagne purchased at ports of calls are subject to a $18 US corkage fee. You can choose to have these bottles stored and returned on the last evening at no charge. 

Gratuities:

Holland America automatically adds a hotel service charge to your shipboard account which are gratuities for the dining room wait staff, room stewards, and galley and laundry staff. The amount varies by stateroom and may be adjusted at your discretion at the end of your cruise. 

  • $14.50 per person per day in regular staterooms
  • $16.00 per person per day in suites. 

A 15% bar service charge is automatically added to bar charges and dining room wine purchases. You are welcome to give more for exemplary service if you wish.

Dress Code:

During the day, it’s relaxed and casual onboard. At port dress in layers in Alaska. For the evening, bring formal wear and smart casual. There are two formal nights on a 7-night Alaska cruise. T-shirts, swimsuits, tanks tops and shorts are not proper attire in the restaurants or public areas during evening hours. 

Pregnancy & Infant Policy:

Women are permitted to board if pregnant for 24 weeks or less on day of disembarkation. A physician's letter must be faxed to Access and Compliance (800-577-1731) for women in any stage of pregnancy.

Infant minimum age is 12 months of age for trans-Atlantic sailings or any other itinerary which in the opinion of the Medical Department present a significant risk to infants between 6 and 12 months of age; minimum age is 6 months for all other sailings.

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