Experience the best the Pacific Ocean has to offer on board the ms Noordam. Whether you're interested in exploring the fascinating southern Pacific nations of Australia and New Zealand, or taking a summer trip up the Pacific coast of Canada into Alaskan waters, the Holland America Line and the ms Noordam will take you there in style for a vacation to remember.
Aimed primarily at an adult cruising market, the ms Noordam offers a range of workshops and demonstrations allowing guests to pick up new cooking tips, hone digital photography skills or simply relax in the salon, spa and fitness center. The ms Noordam is also famous for its nightly quality entertainment, with the on-board ship's band bringing the best of Memphis music to the Pacific. Choose from eleven different restaurants and snack bars on board where guests can sample everything from an artisanal burger to fine dining options inspired by the Pacific Northwest.
The ms Noordam has 986 staterooms, two thirds of which have an ocean view and a balcony. Pinnacle suites offer the largest accommodation at 1,150 square feet, with separate living, dining and sleeping areas. Neptune suites and Signature suites come with extras such as binoculars, Elemis toiletries and mini-bar. Veranda and ocean view staterooms allow guests to experience the ever-changing vista as the ship cruises, and interior staterooms offer the same range of Elemis products and flat screen televisions as other types of staterooms.
Dining & Gastronomy
The Holland America team of celebrity chefs, including David Burke and Elizabeth Falkner, have developed the restaurant experience on board the ms Noordam. One of the highlights of any stay on board is a visit to the Pinnacle Grill, where dishes from the Pacific Northwest such as salmon and beef are expertly matched with wines from the same region. At Canaletto Italian restaurant the emphasis is on sharing dishes of everyone's classic favorites. You won't even have to leave the pool if you get peckish; New York Pizza are located poolside with salads and freshly made pizzas.
Entertainment and Activities
You won't have a second of boredom on ms Noordam, with regular hands-on workshops and activities. See a cooking demo hosted by America's Test Kitchen to pick up new recipes. Or you can learn about the art of winemaking, or find out how to get the most of your vacation photography. Art enthusiasts will enjoy the high-quality collections on board, with self-guided walking tours through the ship's collection.
Casual clothing is the order of the day in the daytime, although you'll need covered shoulders and long trousers in the dining rooms. Smart casual is appropriate for evenings on most nights, although for Formal Nights you'll want to break out the tux or cocktail dress.