When you sail the seas with Holland America Line on a Grand Voyage, you’re embarking on the experience of a lifetime.

Our 2026 Grand World Voyage is especially mesmerizing. Imagine visiting all seven continents with a special four-day Antarctica Experience that will have you soaking up Antarctica’s icy grandeur. With 25 countries and 48 ports on the cruise itinerary, you’re sure to have an unforgettable journey around the globe.

Holland America Line Grand World Voyage 2026 Map

The Extraordinary Experience of a Grand World Voyage

Uncover a world of extraordinary experiences as you cruise the seas, visiting spectacular cities and immersing yourself in cultures rich with history.

Every day is an opportunity to enjoy new discoveries, from Europe’s UNESCO World Heritage sites to Australia’s hard-to-reach western coast.

In addition to the timeless elegance of ocean travel, you’ll experience exclusive onboard events unique to the Grand World Voyage. And you can do it all without the need for international air travel.

Our 2026 Grand World Voyage Aboard Volendam

Are you ready to set sail on a world cruise that takes you as far south as Antarctica and as far north as Oslo, Norway?

Penguins in Antarctica
Penguins in Antarctica

Departing on Jan. 4, 2026, embark on a 132-day journey roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, and head south along the East Coast of South America.

You’ll then cross the equator and sail down to Antarctica. Next, make your way to Easter Island before traversing the islands of the South Pacific en route to Australia.

Explore the Great Barrier Reef, Singapore and the Maldives, then visit Alexandria, Egypt, for an overnight stay before soaking up the sights of the Mediterranean and northern Europe ahead of an Atlantic Ocean crossing.

Here are a few highlights:

  • Nine overnights: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Papeete, Tahiti; Sydney, Australia; Bali, Indonesia; Singapore; Malé, Maldives; Safaga (Luxor) and Alexandria (Cairo), Egypt; and Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Five late-night departures: Bahia d’ Opunoha, French Polynesia; Colombo, Sri Lanka; Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Oslo, Norway; San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Four-day Antarctica Experience, scenic cruising of Chilean fjords, a visit to Easter Island followed by scenic cruising of Pitcairn Island and a call at Bordeaux paired with scenic cruising of Gironde Estuary.

Journey to the Land Down Under on a 93-Day Grand Voyage

If you don’t have 132 days to explore the world on our Grand World Voyage, consider our Grand Australia & New Zealand Voyage that will take you to two continents, 10 countries and 44 ports.

Sydney Harbour, Australia
Sydney Harbour, Australia

Embarking on Jan. 4, 2026, this transpacific voyage aboard Zaandam takes you through the wonders of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

Here are some highlights:

  • Six overnights including Hobart, Sydney & Auckland
  • Two-day Great Barrier Reef Experience
  • Soaking up the sights of Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand & 20 South Pacific islands.

Early Booking Bonus Benefits

For a limited time, guests who book the 2026 Grand Voyages receive up to $2000 USD in onboard credit per guest, a 3% pay-in-full discount, a free Wi-Fi Surf package and more.

Additional perks for all guests who book early include a $500 USD air credit per person if booked through Flight Ease and complimentary roundtrip airport transfers from select airports.

Other extras can include complimentary luggage delivery service to and from the airport, prepaid crew appreciation and laundry and dry-cleaning service when booking certain stateroom categories.

Terms and conditions apply. Learn more about our 2026 Grand World Voyage and 2026 Grand Australia & New Zealand Early Booking Bonus cruise deals.

Source: Holland America Line Blog

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