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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

Shore Excursion: Veragua Rainforest, Aerial Tram & Research Center

Shore Excursion: Veragua Rainforest, Aerial Tram & Research Center

There’s no better way to experience the natural beauty of the largest park in Central America, La Amistad National Park, than on the Veragua Rainforest, Aerial Tram & Research Center tour. This tour is fun, informative and breathtaking. The highlight of this tour is being able to experience an open air gondola through the rainforest…   read more of “Shore Excursion:…”

Recent Posts

Zip-Lining in Puerto Vallarta

Zip-Lining in Puerto Vallarta

Thanks to Zuiderdam’s human resources manager who sent in a couple of fun photos of the crew enjoying a Canopy Adventure zip-lining tour in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Enjoy! Holland America Line offers more than 4,000 shore excursions in destinations throughout the world. Recently been on a Holland America Line tour? Give other guests the benefit…   read more of “Zip-Lining in…”

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Half Moon Cay

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Half Moon Cay

Yesterday was our first call at Half Moon Cay. Zuiderdam was at Half Moon Cay as well and thus a perfect opportunity to take some photos of both ships. No wind or waves and tons of clouds in the sky created a very tropical setting.

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Moonlight Serenade

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Moonlight Serenade

It so happened that we were docked next to Zuiderdam in Cartagena, Colombia, a few days ago. It gets dark extremely fast and early so I knew there were some opportunities to get some good night shots. It was a full moon that night and as Statendam left first, we passed our big sister. Since…   read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”

Bird’s-Eye View of Zuiderdam at Vancouver

Bird’s-Eye View of Zuiderdam at Vancouver

Thanks to Steve J. Garrod, HAL employee and webmaster for shipcafe.net, for sending in these great pictures of Zuiderdam from a unique point of view. I went to “great heights” to photograph Zuiderdam sailing from Vancouver, BC. I scaled the heights of Stanley Park up to the Lions Gate Bridge and photographed Zuiderdam setting sail….   read more of “Bird’s-Eye…”

Facebook Fans: Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Facebook Fans: Somewhere Over the Rainbow

We asked our Facebook fans for their favorite rainbow photos, and we got some gorgeous shots. Enjoy! This shot was taken from the lido deck just as the roof was opening over the pool. I believe it was just outside St. Thomas. My childhood friend and I (BFF) were celebrating 41 years of friendship with…   read more of “Facebook Fans:…”

A New Dawn, A New Day

A New Dawn, A New Day

We asked our Facebook fans for their favorite sunrise photo, and we got some gorgeous shots. Enjoy! Panama Canal Cruise on Zuiderdam. April 2-12, 2011. Taken between 6:45-7:15am, April 10, 2011 — John M. Campbell Taken from the Rotterdam on June 1, 2011, our last night on board, between Zeebrugge and Rotterdam. — Joyce Halee