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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

Farewell Alaska: Bert’s Beauty Shots and San Francisco

Farewell Alaska: Bert’s Beauty Shots and San Francisco

As colder weather approaches, it’s time for some of the ships to start repositioning to their winter homes. Recently Zuiderdam, Westerdam and Statendam said good-bye to Alaska before heading to the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii/South Pacific, respectively. Hotel Director Bert van Mackelenbergh sent in photos of Westerdam at Vancouver, B.C., taken from his ship, Statendam….   read more of “Farewell Alaska:…”

Recent Posts

Cruising the Caribbean Beyond 7 Days

Cruising the Caribbean Beyond 7 Days

Many cruises to the Caribbean are seven days, making them fabulous week-long vacations. Those itineraries tend to focus on one region, whether it be eastern, western or southern. Each area has beautiful islands to explore with plenty of time for fun, sun, sand and surf. But did you know that Holland America Line also offers…   read more of “Cruising the…”

Cruise Diary: Juneau, Alaska

Cruise Diary: Juneau, Alaska

Mike Faust, blogger and editor of Cruise Currents, recently sailed on board Zuiderdam for a seven-night Alaskan cruise and chronicled his trip. Enjoy his latest adventure in Juneau! My morning began bright and early around 7 am as we continued to sail towards Alaska’s capital city. The morning was filled with slow sailing and expansive,…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Recipe: Chef Jeremy Langlois’ Pan Roasted Duck Breast with Whipped Sweet Potatoes & Praline Pecan Sauce

Recipe: Chef Jeremy Langlois’ Pan Roasted Duck Breast with Whipped Sweet Potatoes & Praline Pecan Sauce

Jeremy Langlois leads the culinary team at the Houmas House Plantation as executive chef of the award-winning Latil’s Landing Restaurant, named by Esquire magazine as one of the top 20 best new restaurants in America. Chef Langlois recently sailed on Zuiderdam as part of the Culinary Arts Center program and gave some tasty demonstrations. Pan…   read more of “Recipe: Chef Jeremy…”

Cruise Diary: Inside Passage Day 2

Cruise Diary: Inside Passage Day 2

Mike Faust, editor of Cruise Currents, recently sailed on board Zuiderdam for a seven-night Alaskan cruise and chronicled his trip for us. What’s your favorite Alaskan port? Let us know in the comments below! Day two aboard the Zuiderdam is coming to a close and it is still light as can be out. The sunset…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Embarkation

Cruise Diary: Embarkation

Mike Faust, editor of Cruise Currents, recently sailed on board Zuiderdam for a seven-night Alaska cruise and chronicled his trip for us. Have fun cruising with him on his journey! After a great couple of days at Cruise3Sixty, I’ve finally boarded the beautiful Zuiderdam in Vancouver, Canada. Embarkation was fairly easy and we were aboard…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Ketch of the Day in Ketchikan

Cruise Diary: Ketch of the Day in Ketchikan

Patricia Stone, Owner and Founder of Global Adventures, sailed on a 7-day Inside Passage Cruise visiting Alaska on Zuiderdam with her family. Enjoy reading about their adventure. This post was written by Jennifer M. It was the 4th of July when we arrived in Ketchikan and the Independence Day parade was rolling along Tongass street….   read more of “Cruise Diary: Ketch…”

Recipe: Chef Jeremy Langlois’ Chopped Salad

Recipe: Chef Jeremy Langlois’ Chopped Salad

Jeremy Langlois leads the culinary team at the Houmas House Plantation as executive chef of the award-winning Latil’s Landing Restaurant, named by Esquire magazine as one of the top 20 best new restaurants in America. Chef Langlois recently sailed on Zuiderdam as part of the Culinary Arts Center program and gave some tasty demonstrations. Chopped…   read more of “Recipe: Chef Jeremy…”