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Papua New Guinea, South Pacific & Australia Voyage

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Noordam
  • Duration 30 NIGHTS
  • Departure 02 January 2026
  • Cruise type Cruise & Stay
  • Cruise code AUS2235

Save up to $5,000 per couple*

Cruise the coast of Queensland before discovering the indigenous tribes and pristine islands of Papua New Guinea and Fiji on board Holland America Line’s Noordam.

Your holiday begins in Sydney, where you’ll check in for a two-night hotel stay in the heart of the city. Embark the stunning Noordam and familiarise yourself with your comfortable accommodation and an array of dining options as you sail up the Queensland Coast, visiting Moreton Island, Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns, your gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.

Next, embark on a voyage through the South Pacific, discovering ancient tribes and impenetrable jungles in Papua New Guinea, pristine beaches and vibrant coral reefs in Fiji and the Solomon Islands, and the welcoming culture of Tonga. Explore New Zealand’s Bay of Islands and Tauranga before disembarking in Auckland.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

28 night full-board cruise on board Noordam

Hotel Stay

2 night four-star stay in Sydney at the Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, an IHG Hotel with breakfast

Flight, Taxes and Transfers
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.
*Prices shown include discount and savings based on two passengers sharing a Signature Suite, booking directly with Imagine Holidays.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Days 1 - 2
Sydney: Hotel Stay

The vibrant capital of New South Wales captivates with its iconic landmarks, stunning harbour, and cosmopolitan atmosphere. The Sydney Opera House stands as a symbol of architectural brilliance, while the Sydney Harbour Bridge offers breathtaking views.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, an IHG Hotel

Day 3
Sydney: 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 4
Relax At Sea
Day 5
Moreton Island

Discover Moreton Island, Queensland’s pristine paradise. Immerse yourself in crystal-clear waters, wander endless beaches, and explore diverse ecosystems. Let Moreton Island’s natural wonders revive your soul and forge unforgettable memories to treasure forever.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 6
Brisbane

Embrace the lively energy of Brisbane, Queensland. With its sunny climate, riverfront beauty, and vibrant arts scene, it’s a city that invites you to explore the best of Australian urban and outdoor living.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 7
Relax At Sea
Day 8
Townsville

Embrace the tropical paradise of Townsville, Queensland. Bask in golden beaches, explore the Great Barrier Reef, and revel in a vibrant city life infused with local culture and natural wonders.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 9
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

Day 10
Relax At Sea
Day 11
Alotau

Welcome to Alotau, Papua New Guinea’s hidden gem. Immerse yourself in its rich cultural tapestry, pristine beaches, and vibrant markets. Let Alotau’s warmth and authenticity captivate your heart and create lifelong memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 12
Conflict Islands

Escape to Conflict Island Group’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 13
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 14
Relax At Sea
Day 15
Honiara

Honiara is the capital city of the Solomon Islands on the north-western coast of Guadalcanal Island. It is the hub of all activity in the archipelago which has recently undergone an ‘urban boom’. Discover the cities beautiful landscapes and the significance of the city in the World War II.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 16
Relax At Sea
Day 17
Luganville

Unveil the natural wonders of Luganville, Vanuatu. With its azure waters, coral reefs, and vibrant culture, this tropical paradise offers an escape into the heart of the Pacific, where adventure and serenity converge.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 18
Port Vila

Port Vila, Vanuatu: A tropical haven of turquoise waters, lush rainforests, and warm hospitality. Let this idyllic paradise captivate your soul, leaving you with cherished memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 19
Mystery Island

Embark on an extraordinary journey to Mystery Island (Inyeug). With its untouched beauty, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant marine life, this secluded paradise promises an enchanting escape where dreams become reality and memories are etched forever.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 20
Relax At Sea
Day 21
Lautoka

Escape to the tropical paradise of Lautoka, Fiji. Immerse yourself in pristine beaches, vibrant coral reefs, and warm Fijian hospitality. Let the waters and breathtaking sunsets create treasured moments that will stay with you forever.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 22
Suva

Experience the heart of Fiji in Suva. With its blend of Pacific island culture, bustling markets, and colonial history, it’s a city that invites you to embrace the vibrant spirit of the South Pacific.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 23
Dravuni Island

Escape to Dravuni Island, a hidden gem in Fiji’s archipelago. Immerse in turquoise waters, stroll along pristine beaches, and discover the warm hospitality of the locals. Unwind and create cherished memories in paradise.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 24
Relax At Sea
Day 25
Vava'u

Unleash your wanderlust in Vava’u, Tonga’s tropical gem. Dive into azure waters, uncover hidden coves, and marvel at majestic humpback whales. Surrender to pure paradise in this captivating destination of enchantment and natural beauty.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 26
Nuku'alofa

Indulge in the allure of Nuku’alofa, the vibrant capital of Tonga. Immerse yourself in its warm hospitality, explore its historical landmarks, and soak in the pristine beaches, creating cherished memories in this Pacific gem.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Days 27 - 28
Relax At Sea
Day 29
Bay of Islands

Experience the awe-inspiring Bay of Islands. Sail turquoise waters, explore secluded islands, and encounter diverse marine life. Let your wanderlust guide you to this breathtaking paradise for unforgettable adventures and everlasting memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 30
Tauranga

Tauranga, a vibrant harbour town where Pacific waves meet bustling streets. Embrace the rhythm of coastal life, forge connections, and chase dreams beneath the New Zealand sun.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Noordam

Day 31
Auckland: Disembark

Today you’ll disembark the ship, your cruise complete.

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

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 $6,999pp

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: AUS2235
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Ocean View Prices from $7,999pp

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: AUS2235
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Verandah Prices from $10,999pp

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: AUS2235
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Signature Suite Prices from $14,999pp

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: AUS2235
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Your Hotel Stay

Sydney

Included Hotel

Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, an IHG Hotel (Or Similar)

The Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, an IHG Hotel is a premier accommodation choice in the heart of Sydney, Australia. Located in the vibrant Darling Harbour precinct, this contemporary hotel offers a comfortable and convenient stay for both leisure and business travellers. The hotel features well-appointed rooms with modern amenities, ensuring a restful and enjoyable experience. Guests can take advantage of the hotel’s fitness centre, rooftop pool, and on-site dining options. With its central location, guests have easy access to popular attractions, entertainment venues, and dining establishments.

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