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Oosterdam

Oosterdam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,916
Crew Members:
817
Gross Tonnage:
82,305 grt
Length:
936 feet
Maximum Speed:
24 knots
Dedicated:
July 2003
Godmother:
HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

Latest Post

Snapshots of Alaskan Wildlife

Snapshots of Alaskan Wildlife

Thanks to Steve from Simi Valley, CA for sending in these great excursion pictures from his Alaska cruise on Oosterdam last year. For many more pictures, Steve detailed his trip on his travelogue website www.yellowstonecaz.com/alaska. Thanks Steve!

Recent Posts

Superstar Features On Holland America’s Oosterdam

Superstar Features On Holland America’s Oosterdam

Travel blogger Chris Owen recently sailed aboard Oosterdam throughout Alaska. He documented the experience at Chris Cruises, his personal travel blog. Enjoy! Every ship has its share of sour apples, be they passengers or crew. They are those people who choose to have a lousy time doing their jobs or “enjoying” their cruise no matter…   read more of “Superstar Features…”

Exploring Juneau’s Icefields and Taku Lodge in Alaska

Exploring Juneau’s Icefields and Taku Lodge in Alaska

Special thanks to Oosterdam’s Manager Onboard Marketing Astrid van de Ven for sharing this fun post with our blog. On a beautiful day in Juneau, Alaska, we went on a Taku Glacier Lodge, Feast & Five Glacier Seaplane Discovery tour. Traveling in a floatplane seating eight passengers, all window seats, we enjoyed a 25-minute narrated…   read more of “Exploring…”

Postcards from Tracy Arm

Postcards from Tracy Arm

Thanks to HAL’s Web Content Project Manager Randy Oblich who continues to send photos from his Oosterdam cruise. The fog that shrouded the ship all day lifted just as we turned into the cut leading up to the Tracy Arm Fjord. Within a few minutes we were in bright sun, warm and beautiful. We made…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Excitement Builds for Reunion with Oosterdam

Excitement Builds for Reunion with Oosterdam

Big thanks to HAL’s Web Content Project Manager Randy Oblich, for sending us this post and pictures from his first day back on Oosterdam. Thanks Randy! Sunday morning came early as my excitement was building. I knew that day we would be on Oosterdam and back home on Holland America Line. It has been 10…   read more of “Excitement Builds…”

Oosterdam Hosts Annual Director’s Circle Summer Luncheon

Oosterdam Hosts Annual Director’s Circle Summer Luncheon

Special thanks to Kelsey Differding, Holland America Line’s corporate giving coordinator, for submitting this post and photos. HAL welcomed the Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s Chorus on board Oosterdam last Sunday for their annual Director’s Circle Summer Luncheon. More than 200 chorus supporters were invited on board to enjoy a four-course meal in the…   read more of “Oosterdam Hosts…”

Oosterdam’s Water Volleyball Showdown

Oosterdam’s Water Volleyball Showdown

On August 4, staff aboard Oosterdam took on a game of water volleyball with the guests. The competition was tough and the score was very close at all times. A great time was had by all; needless to say that between the ooooohs and aaaaaahs from the guests, there were comments that ranged from amazement…   read more of “Oosterdam’s…”