Holland America Adds More Legendary Voyages in 2025-2026

Holland America adds more Legendary Voyages in 2025-2026, including a 45-day cruise from New York to the Mediterranean.

Holland America Adds More Legendary Voyages in 2025-2026

From South Pacific Paradise to a Rare New York Journey to the Mediterranean, Holland America Line Adds More Epic ‘Legendary Voyages’ in 2025-2026

Four new cruises offer unique and immersive travel experiences

Holland America Line adds more “Legendary Voyages” in 2025-2026, including a rare roundtrip 45-day cruise from New York to the Mediterranean and a unique 28-day exploration of the South Pacific Islands. As travelers’ interest in longer cruises grows, these region-centric journeys give guests the opportunity to foster deeper connections and engage more intimately with the destinations visited. 

Departing Oct. 7, 2025, the 45-Day “Ultimate Mediterranean & Atlantic Passage” Legendary Voyage aboard Volendam is a special sailing roundtrip from New York that spans the Med, inspired by a voyage operated by the line 100 years ago. Guests will visit 20 ports — many of which were visited in 1925 — in Portugal, Spain, U.K., Italy, Tunisia, Malta, Greece, Turkey, and Egypt. Overnights include Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Istanbul, Turkey; and Alexandria (Cairo), Egypt. Guests will enjoy late departures from Gibraltar, U.K.; Barcelona, Spain; Istanbul and Alexandria.

Holland America Adds More Legendary Voyages in 2025-2026

For a one-of-a-kind island-hopping adventure, guests can embark Noordam Jan. 4, 2026, for the 28-day “Islands of the South Pacific” Legendary Voyage. This itinerary sails from Sydney, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand visiting 20 ports across seven countries. The ship will sail along the east coast of Australia, with four calls in Queensland and an opportunity to snorkel at the famed Great Barrier Reef. The ship then calls at the Conflict Islands en route to Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, and Tonga, before three calls in New Zealand.

Other Newly Announced 2025-2026 Legendary Voyages:

Cruisers who like relaxing sea days combined with visits to some of the most beautiful islands in the world have two other Legendary Voyages to choose from in 2025 and 2026.

  • The 27-Day ‘South Pacific Crossing’ Legendary Voyage aboard Noordam departs Oct. 12, 2025, sailing from Seattle, Washington, to Sydney. The ship will traverse hemispheres with visits to nine ports across the Pacific Ocean, including four in the island nation of Fiji. An overnight and late departure from Honolulu, Hawaii, allow extra time for experiencing the city’s culture, cuisine and history.
  • The 36-day ‘South Pacific Crossing’ Legendary Voyage aboard Noordam departs March 15, 2026. Sailing from Sydney to Seattle, the ship explores 17 ports throughout New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga, Tahiti, the Cook Islands and Hawaii with overnight stays at Papeete, Tahiti; and Honolulu, along with late departures from Honolulu and Kona, Hawaii.

The four new Legendary Voyages join eight previously announced itineraries.

Additional 2025-2026 Legendary Voyages:

  • 28-Day ‘Alaska Arctic Circle Solstice’ Legendary Voyage: Departs June 8, 2025. Sails roundtrip Seattle aboard Westerdam.
  • 28-Day ‘Arctic Circle Crossing: Greenland and Iceland’ Legendary Voyage: Departs June 29, 2025. Sails roundtrip Rotterdam or June 28, 2025; roundtrip Dover aboard Nieuw Statendam.
  • 25-Day ‘Canada, New England, Greenland and Iceland’ Legendary Voyage: Departs July 12, 2025. Sails roundtrip from Boston aboard Volendam.
  • 35-Day ‘Voyage of the Vikings’ Legendary Voyage: Departs July 19, 2025. Sails roundtrip from Boston aboard Zuiderdam.
  • 28-Day ‘Glaciers & Volcanoes: Alaska to Hawaii’ Legendary Voyage: Departs Aug. 31, 2025. Sails roundtrip Seattle aboard Westerdam.
  • 56-Day ‘Tales of the South Pacific’ Legendary Voyage: Departs Sept. 24, 2025; from Vancouver to San Diego aboard Zaandam.
  • 30-Day ‘Amazon Explorer’ Legendary Voyage: Departs Nov. 21, 2025; from New York to Fort Lauderdale aboard Volendam.
  • 35-Day ‘Hawaii, Tahiti & Marquesas’ Legendary Voyage: Departs Feb. 14, 2026; roundtrip San Diego aboard Nieuw Amsterdam.

‘Have It All’ Early Booking Bonus

For a limited time, when guests book these four new Legendary Voyages with the Have It All premium package, the standard package amenities of shore excursions, specialty dining, a Signature Beverage Package and Surf Wi-Fi are included — plus the added perk of free prepaid Crew Appreciation, along with free upgrades to the Elite Beverage Package and Premium Wi-Fi.

What is a ‘Legendary Voyage’?

These lengthier cruises, which range from 25 to 59 days, combine the ceremony of Holland America Line’s Grand Voyages while focusing on a singular region. They visit some of the most interesting ports while offering guests extended exploration opportunities. Shipboard programming is specially curated to share insights into the history and culture of the destinations visited. Guests enjoy the “best of” Grand Voyages programming such as theme parties, memorable sailaways and classic cruise activities.

SOURCE Holland America Line


Are you happy to hear that Holland America adds more Legendary Voyages in 2025-2026? Do these longer itineraries interest you? Drop us an anchor below to share your experiences sailing with Holland America Line.

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Heidi is a physical therapist by profession, cruise enthusiast at heart, and Princess all the time! She is a self-confessed thrill seeker, obsessive planner, and over-packer. She is always looking for the latest and greatest adventures onboard and ashore, enjoys researching top things to do in ports of call, and loves dressing up for formal nights.
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