Holland America Line in 2024 will shine a highlight on Canada and New England cruises, deploying two ships to the area through the April-to-October season. A particular expedition crusing provides visits to Greenland and a circumnavigation of Iceland.

29 Voyages on Canada/New England Roster

The 1,432-guest Volendam and the 1,964-guest Zuiderdam will anchor Holland America Line’s sequence of cruises to Canada and New England in 2024 with a mix of weeklong and longer, in-depth voyages to adventurous locations, together with Newfoundland, Greenland and Iceland.

A complete of 29 cruises, all of which start or finish in Boston, are provided below the road’s Canada & New England Discovery sequence that highlights the area’s maritime historical past, seafood delicacies and pure magnificence, the road introduced on January 23.

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Beth Bodensteiner, Holland America Line’s chief industrial officer, stated, ”A Canada and New England cruise has all of it for vacationers seeking to keep nearer to residence however expertise a style of Europe, lovely surroundings, wonderful meals, pure magnificence and unimaginable historical past.”

She added: “Our expanded season permits vacationers to discover the area from spring via autumn, together with the favored fall foliage, and by providing longer cruises we will lengthen as much as Greenland and Iceland for a very distinctive trip.”

Volendam to Circle Iceland in July

From mid-Might to early October, Volendam will function 7-day Canada & New England Discovery cruises between Boston and Montréal, Québec, calling at Bar Harbor, Maine, Québec Metropolis, Québec; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; and Sydney and Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Historic Coasts cruises, additionally seven days and crusing roundtrip from Boston, may have the Rotterdam-class Volendam calling at Portland and Bar Harbor, Maine; Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada; and Halifax and Sydney.

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Volendam additionally presents 10-day Newfoundland & New England Discovery cruises between Boston and Montreal, calling at Quebec Metropolis, Baie-Comeau and Havre-Saint-Pierre, Québec; Nook Brook, St. Anthony and St. John’s in Newfoundland; Halifax, and Portland. One 11-day departure calls at Portland, Saint John, Nook Brook, Charlottetown and Quebec’s Saguenay.

The ship will circumnavigate Iceland on a 24-day expedition roundtrip from Boston, departing July 27 and calling at six locations in Iceland and 10 ports in Greenland, Maine, and Nova Scotia, plus Labrador and Newfoundland.

Zuiderdam Joins the Cruise Collection in August

From late August via September, the Vista-class Zuiderdam will sail seven-day Canada & New England Discovery itineraries between Boston and Québec Metropolis, visiting Bar Harbor, Charlottetown, Sydney and Halifax.

Cruisers can also e-book Volendam’s 13-day repositioning cruise from Fort Lauderdale to Montreal, from April 21 to Might 4, and her 14-day repositioning cruise from Montréal to Fort Lauderdale from October 5 to October 19.

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Zuiderdam will sail a repositioning cruise from Quebec Metropolis to Fort Lauderdale in October, on a date not but proven on the cruise line web site.

Early reserving incentives for the Canada/New England/Newfoundland/Iceland cruise sequence embody Holland America’s Have It All premium bundle, which covers shore excursions, a beverage and specialty eating bundle, and pay as you go crew gratuities, amongst different providers.

Particular Packages on Each Ships

Holland America stated that unique Canada/New England shore excursions shall be operated in partnership with Meals & Wine journal and can spotlight the meals of the area, equivalent to “farm-to-fork” delicacies in Quebec Metropolis, and Prince Edward Island’s oysters, lobster sliders and home-grown mussels.

Onboard the ships, cruisers can make the most of new leisure packages, equivalent to a brand new Rolling Stone Lounge on Zuiderdam. It replaces the previous B.B. King’s Blues Membership and expands performances of blues, rock and pop.

Each Zuiderdam and Volendam will host performances by a touring ensemble, a part of the road’s partnership with Lincoln Middle for the Performing Arts, within the ship’s World Stage theaters.