Australia Cruises Aboard the MS Volendam

Posted on Monday, September 14, 2009 |
Australia CruisesThe MS Volendam will set sail from Hong Kong to Auckland in late 2009, taking in Singapore, Darwin, Cairns, Sydney, Melbourne and many other smaller ports. In 2010 she'll sail around Australia and New Zealand, the Pacific and even from Sydney to Vancouver. If you're looking for a cracking deal on Australia Cruises check out

The Volendam has a tasteful floral theme throughout her spacious public areas and staterooms. In addition to fresh flowers throughout the ship, there's a great collection of artwork adding to the interior of the ship -- from sculptures to Renaissance-era Italian fountains. And an elegant kaleidoscope-inspired sculpture by Luciano Vistosi greets visitors in the three-story atrium.

Some facts about the Volendam:
  • Passenger capacity: 1,432
  • Crew members: 615
  • Gross Tonnage: 61,214 grt.
  • Length: 781 feet
  • Beam: 105.8 feet
  • Maximum speed: 23 knots
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Video: Amateur Traveler takes a tour of the Volendam -- funniest line 'I would advise that in high seas you use one of the bikes and don't try the treadmills...'

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