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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

Are We Seeing Double?

Are We Seeing Double?

Special thanks to Holland America Line guest Lester Hal for sending in this fun photo from his cruise on Zuiderdam.

Recent Posts

Shore Excursion: Snorkel by Boat

Shore Excursion: Snorkel by Boat

Crystal clear blue waters, sunny skies and 70 degree water. The perfect way to experience snorkeling in open water for the first time. Our guide, Tracy, went above and beyond in assisting a first timer during the Snorkel by Boat excursion. He not only gave clear instructions on what to do and expect but he…   read more of “Shore Excursion:…”

Stunning Sights of Bonaire

Stunning Sights of Bonaire

Thanks to HAL guest Kaylynn who sent in these gorgeous pictures of the Caribbean island of Bonaire from her recent sailing on Zuiderdam. Thanks, Kaylynn! We loved Bonaire! Could it go more green and blue?? Such a welcome change of scenery and color from our flat, dry prairie home. — Kaylynn

Children of the Embera Indian Village

Children of the Embera Indian Village

Big thanks to HAL guest Kaylynn for sending in these great pictures from her Authentic Embera Indian Village shore excursion in Panama. My husband and I were on Zuiderdam for the December 16 sailing to the Panama Canal. The absolute highlight of our trip was the Embera Indian Village. Every child in the village is…   read more of “Children of the…”

Happy New Year from the Zuiderdam Crew!

Happy New Year from the Zuiderdam Crew!

Here’s a fun photo of the Zuiderdam crew in Bonaire wishing everyone a Happy New Year in a very creative way. Myles Williams is Zuiderdam’s human resources manager.

Postcards from a Zuiderdam Cruise

Postcards from a Zuiderdam Cruise

Here are a few pictures from my most recent 11-day cruise on the Zuiderdam. This cruise visited the Panama Canal and Bonaire. I really had a blast and enjoyed all the technical/maritime operations in and around the Canal! – François Thivierge, HAL guest

Postcards from a Zuiderdam Cruise

Postcards from a Zuiderdam Cruise

Special thanks to HAL guests Sue and Dennis Rosenberg for sending in these beautiful photos from their recent trip on Zuiderdam to the ABC islands, Panama Canal and Costa Rica. It was our first cruise, and we definitely choose a winner! — Sue Rosenberg

Beautiful Sunsets Photos, Part 1

Beautiful Sunsets Photos, Part 1

We asked our Facebook fans for their favorite sunset photos, and we got some gorgeous shots. Enjoy! Taken aboard Westerdam on Alaskan inside passage cruise. — John and Mary Lincoski: