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Zuiderdam

Zuiderdam

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:
December 2002
Godmother:
Journalist Joan Lunden

Latest Post

Postcards from a New Zealand Discovery Cruise

Postcards from a New Zealand Discovery Cruise

On a recent 14-day New Zealand Discovery cruise in November/December 2011 on the Zaandam, we went on a catamaran cruise excursion in the beautiful Bay of Islands. Whilst returning from the “Hole in the Rock” we were followed by a small pod of dolphins who had great fun diving though the wake of the catamaran….   read more of “Postcards from a…”

Recent Posts

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Thanks to HAL guest Doug Crawford for sending in this beautiful photo from his December cruise on the Zuiderdam. This photo was taken of the ms Zuiderdam from Half Moon Cay on December 4, 2011. It was the sign that it was going to be a magical day on the island, and it was. —…   read more of “Somewhere Over the…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Puerto Limon

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Puerto Limon

Welcome to the jungle! Myself and Alina Faustman, Youth Staff, were fortunate enough to enjoy the “Jungle Kayaking Adventure” in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. We were surrounded by the rich flora and fauna, birds, howler monkeys and a sloth! The colors are so vibrant and the sounds of the jungle … AMAZING! Diana Anglos Librarian…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Touring Alaska by Seaplane

Touring Alaska by Seaplane

HAL guest Regina sent in these great pictures she took during a seaplane ride in Alaska. Thanks Regina! I was on a seven-day Alaskan Cruise on board the ms Zuiderman that went to Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan. I flew on a seaplane from Ketchikan to Misty Fjords National Park and got these pictures which were…   read more of “Touring Alaska by…”