Aloha! Another great excursion in Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaii. First, a scenic drive to a World Wonders Collection shore excursion: “The Grand Canyon of the Pacific” that explores Waimea Canyon. From the lookout at 3,400 feet, we had views of the 2,857-foot-deep canyon.
Aloha from the Waterfall, Cave and Lagoon Trekking tour in Hilo, Hawaii! During this tour we ventured down into an area known as the “boiling pots” where the Wailuku River flows over the lava that forms the Rainbow Falls. Then we climbed into the fascinating Kaumana Cave and trekked through 2 to 3 feet of… read more of “Zaandam Crew Goes…”
Zaandam’s Assistant Shore Excursions Manager Rodrigo Rumjanek sent in these beautiful photos taken during the Helicopter Flightseeing & Glacier Extended Trek tour in Juneau.
Robert Vlaardingerbroek, Zaandam’s first engineer, sent us this note and photos from the ship’s recent donation in Sitka, Alaska. Thanks, Robert! This drill press has been collecting dust for years and could not find a good home inside the ship. After sitting another four months in the marshalling area, it found a new home at… read more of “Zaandam Makes…”
Laura Vlaardingerbroek and Antonio Tijerina, nurses on board Zaandam, sent us this note and photos from their recent donation to the Ketchikan Animal Clinic in Alaska. We were able to successfully connect with the Ketchikan Animal Shelter this morning and donated 45 lbs. of expired medicines, IV fluids and supplies that will help the shelter… read more of “Zaandam Donates to…”
Several Zaandam crew members recently took the Rain Forest Canopy and Zipline Expedition in Juneau. Kevin van Gorp, the ship’s art director, shared a couple of pictures with the following note. It exceeded expectations, and I am usually tough to thrill. I had no idea I was also going to go for rides on a… read more of “Zaandam’s…”
Lizabeth Knight, Zaandam’s cruise director, shared with us this note and fabulous photos from the ship’s recent On Deck for the Cure Walk. Thanks, Lizabeth! After a week of what seemed like endless rain during our Alaskan Explorer voyage, the clouds lifted and we were greeted with a beautiful sunny afternoon for our On Deck… read more of “Zaandam’s On…”
Here are more of your favorite shore excursion photos in response to our request on Facebook and Twitter! Keep them coming! On our last cruise we took a tour of St. Thomas that included a stop at Megan’s Bay for a couple hours. Before we got there, we stopped and took some pictures overlooking the… read more of “Shore Excursion…”