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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

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Floating Homes

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Floating Homes

Today in Victoria, British Columbia, we saw these beautiful floating homes. Csaba Desvari Culinary Operations Manager ms Oosterdam

Recent Posts

Cruise Diary: Touring Ketchikan, Alaska

Cruise Diary: Touring Ketchikan, Alaska

Journalist Pat Woods sailed on Oosterdam’s seven-day Alaska Explorer cruise and chronicled her journey for us. The southernmost town of the Inside Passage, Ketchikan, is neatly laid out on a narrow strip at the base of the 3,100-foot Deer Mountain. The first inhabitants were Tlingit tribes who established a fishing camp on Ketchikan Creek. Their…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Dining at the Pinnacle Grill and Le Cirque

Cruise Diary: Dining at the Pinnacle Grill and Le Cirque

Journalist Pat Woods is currently on Oosterdam’s seven-day Alaska Explorer cruise and will be chronicling her journey for us. Pinnacle Grill Having dinner at the Pinnacle Grill on Oosterdam is tableside food theater at its finest. Servers lace lobster bisque with aged cognac, flambé entrees and desserts such as Baked Alaska. Creative chefs go beyond…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Mt. Roberts Tramway and Glacier Gardens

Cruise Diary: Mt. Roberts Tramway and Glacier Gardens

Journalist Pat Woods is currently on Oosterdam’s seven-day Alaska Explorer cruise and will be chronicling her journey for us. Alaska’s capital city has a friendly, small-town feel. Cruise ships dock downtown enabling passengers to walk to shops, the library (popular place for email), the Red Dog Saloon and the Mt. Roberts Tramway. Photo ops abound,…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Mt….”

Cruise Diary: Tracy Arm Glacier

Cruise Diary: Tracy Arm Glacier

Journalist Pat Woods is currently on Oosterdam’s seven-day Alaska Explorer cruise and will be chronicling her journey for us. A highlight of our seven-day Alaska cruise — the Tracy Arm Glacier. A scenic fjord with steep granite walls partially carpeted in green Sitka spruce. Within a one-hour time span, we had rain, snow, sleet and…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Tracy…”

Cruise Diary: Embarking on an Alaska Exploration

Cruise Diary: Embarking on an Alaska Exploration

Journalist Pat Woods and her husband are currently sailing Oosterdam and will be chronicling their seven-day Alaska journey for us. Here is her first entry, enjoy! May 13-14: At sea To celebrate my birthday, husband Rob and I are on an Alaska cruise on Holland America’s Oosterdam. Like our two previous Alaska cruises, we feel…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Csaba’s Aperture: Tracy Arm

Csaba’s Aperture: Tracy Arm

Oosterdam cruised throughout Tracy Arm yesterday for the ship’s first Alaska exploration of the season.