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Southern Caribbean Seafarer / Panama Canal Sunfarer - Y470A

Ship: Rotterdam   
Departure: Friday, November 8, 2024
Nights: 21 nights
Return Trip
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trip
Duration
21
Nights
Days at Sea
8
Sea Days
Ports
14
Ports
Countries Visted
12
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Southern Caribbean Seafarer / Panama Canal Sunfarer - Y470A

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Friday, November 8, 2024 Fort Lauderdale, USA Embark 3:00 PM
    View of Fort Lauderdale, USA

    Fort Lauderdale is a city on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. in the state of Florida. As well as being a major yachting centre, it has a large and intricate canal system that results in its also being known as the ‘Venice of America’. Read more about Fort Lauderdale, USA

    2 Saturday, November 9, 2024 At Sea
    3 Sunday, November 10, 2024 At Sea
    4 Monday, November 11, 2024 Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

    Charlotte Amalie is the capital and largest city of the US Virgin Islands, located on the island of Saint Thomas. It is famous as a deep-water harbor that was once a haven for pirates. Indeed, Blackbeard's Castle, named after the notorious pirate of the same name, is one of five National Historic Landmarks in the U.S. Read more about Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

    5 Tuesday, November 12, 2024 St John's, Antigua and Barbuda 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of St John's, Antigua and Barbuda

    St John’s, the capital of the nation of Antigua and Barbuda (two islands) in the Caribbean, sits on the NW coast of the tropical island of Antigua that is home to magnificent beaches. St John's was hit significantly by Hurricane Irma (Sep 2017) but tourist infrastructure remained intact. St John’s reflects its British heritage with such edifices as Fort Barrington overlooking the shoreline, and 17th C Fort James. Read more about St John's, Antigua and Barbuda

    6 Wednesday, November 13, 2024 Tortola, Virgin Islands (British) 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Tortola, Virgin Islands (British)

    Tortola is the largest and most populated of the British Virgin Islands, a group of islands that forms part of the archipelago of the Virgin Islands. Its capital is Road Town, situated on a pleasant harbour. Interestingly, Columbus noted the island during his second voyage. Read more about Tortola, Virgin Islands (British)

    7 Thursday, November 14, 2024 San Juan, Puerto Rico 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of San Juan, Puerto Rico

    San Juan, the capital and most populous city of Puerto Rico, is the oldest city on US territory. It is the Caribbean commercial hub, best known for its beautifully restored historic district of Old San Juan. It is situated on a rocky peninsula girded by thick walls jutting into the crashing Atlantic surf. Read more about San Juan, Puerto Rico

    8 Friday, November 15, 2024 Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands 12:00 PM 7:00 PM
    View of Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

    The British Overseas Territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands lies SE of Florida. The capital, Cockburn (‘Co’burn’) Town, is located on the largest island in the Turks Islands archipelago, Grand Turk Island. It is known for tourism as well as being an offshore financial centre. Read more about Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

    9 Saturday, November 16, 2024 At Sea
    10 Sunday, November 17, 2024 Fort Lauderdale, USA 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Fort Lauderdale, USA

    Fort Lauderdale is a city on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. in the state of Florida. As well as being a major yachting centre, it has a large and intricate canal system that results in its also being known as the ‘Venice of America’. Read more about Fort Lauderdale, USA

    11 Monday, November 18, 2024 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

    Half Moon Cay is a protected bay located on a private island about 1160 km south of Nassau, in the archipelago of the Bahamas. Visiting ships anchor in the cay and tender passengers to the pier. This exceptional cruise destination offers miles of crescent-shaped beaches dotted with coconut palms and surrounded by pristine blue waters. Read more about Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

    12 Tuesday, November 19, 2024 At Sea
    13 Wednesday, November 20, 2024 At Sea
    14 Thursday, November 21, 2024 Willemstad, Curaçao, Curaçao 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    15 Friday, November 22, 2024 At Sea
    16 Saturday, November 23, 2024 Cartagena, Colombia 7:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Cartagena, Colombia

    Cartagena is a large beach resort city on the northern coast of Colombia in the Caribbean Coast Region. While in recent years many new skyscrapers have been constructed, Cartagena's colonial walled city with its amazing architecture, such as The Vaults that were originally built as dungeons and from the top of which the Caribbean Sea is visible. There is also the Castillo de San Felipe, a fortress built in 1657 by the Spanish for protection against pirates. Read more about Cartagena, Colombia

    17 Sunday, November 24, 2024 Panama Canal, Panama 6:00 AM 7:00 AM
    View of Panama Canal, Panama

    Named one of the seven modern wonders of the world by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Panama Canal is a 77 km ship canal in Panama that joins the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. Built from 1903 to 1914, nearly 850,000 vessels have passed through the canal. Interestingly, the 8-10 hour journey from the Pacific Ocean in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the east is one from SE to NW. Read more about Panama Canal, Panama

    17 Sunday, November 24, 2024 Panama Canal, Panama
    View of Panama Canal, Panama

    Named one of the seven modern wonders of the world by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Panama Canal is a 77 km ship canal in Panama that joins the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. Built from 1903 to 1914, nearly 850,000 vessels have passed through the canal. Interestingly, the 8-10 hour journey from the Pacific Ocean in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the east is one from SE to NW. Read more about Panama Canal, Panama

    17 Sunday, November 24, 2024 Gatun Lake, Panama 11:00 AM 11:00 AM
    View of Gatun Lake, Panama

    Gatun Lake is a large artificial lake situated in the Republic of Panama that forms a major part of the Panama Canal. The lake was created between 1907 and 1913 by the building of the Gatun Dam across the Chagres River. At the time it was created, Gatun Lake was the largest man-made lake in the world, and the dam was the largest earthen dam. Read more about Gatun Lake, Panama

    17 Sunday, November 24, 2024 Gatun Lake, Panama
    View of Gatun Lake, Panama

    Gatun Lake is a large artificial lake situated in the Republic of Panama that forms a major part of the Panama Canal. The lake was created between 1907 and 1913 by the building of the Gatun Dam across the Chagres River. At the time it was created, Gatun Lake was the largest man-made lake in the world, and the dam was the largest earthen dam. Read more about Gatun Lake, Panama

    17 Sunday, November 24, 2024 Panama Canal, Panama 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
    View of Panama Canal, Panama

    Named one of the seven modern wonders of the world by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Panama Canal is a 77 km ship canal in Panama that joins the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. Built from 1903 to 1914, nearly 850,000 vessels have passed through the canal. Interestingly, the 8-10 hour journey from the Pacific Ocean in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the east is one from SE to NW. Read more about Panama Canal, Panama

    17 Sunday, November 24, 2024 Cristobal, Panama 5:00 PM 9:00 PM
    View of Cristobal, Panama

    Cristóbal lies at the northern entrance to the Panama Canal. It is part of the province of Colón, a port city at the entrance to Limon Bay, at the Atlantic (Caribbean) entrance of the canal. (Interestingly, Cristóbal Colón is the Spanish translation for Christopher Columbus.) The port, Old Cristóbal, was first built by the Panama Railroad Company in the 1850s, and dredged material became landfill for the present Cristóbal. Read more about Cristobal, Panama

    18 Monday, November 25, 2024 Puerto Limon, Costa Rica 7:30 AM 4:30 PM
    View of Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

    Puerto Limon - aka Limon - is the capital of Limón Province in Costa Rica. It is the country's main Caribbean port, and most of its citizens are of African descent. Originally from Jamaica, these workers were brought to the area in the late 19th century to build the railroad line from San José to Limón. Read more about Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

    19 Tuesday, November 26, 2024 At Sea
    20 Wednesday, November 27, 2024 George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

    George Town is located on the island of Grand Cayman, the largest of the three islands in the Cayman Islands of the British West Indies. It is the largest city and capital of the Cayman Islands. All three - Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman - are coral outcrops surrounded by healthy coral reefs and dramatic walls close to shore, creating ideal conditions for the best diving and snorkelling found in the Caribbean. Read more about George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

    21 Thursday, November 28, 2024 At Sea
    22 Friday, November 29, 2024 Fort Lauderdale, USA 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Fort Lauderdale, USA

    Fort Lauderdale is a city on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. in the state of Florida. As well as being a major yachting centre, it has a large and intricate canal system that results in its also being known as the ‘Venice of America’. Read more about Fort Lauderdale, USA

  • Ship

    Rotterdam Overview

    Rotterdam

    MS Rotterdam focuses on cruising northern Europe, North-East America, the Caribbean, and the Pacific coast of the Americas. In honor of some of the most memorable ships in Holland America Lines history, their third Pinnacle-class ship (and new flagship) will be named Rotterdam. This new addition to our fleet will fill your journey with a rhythm all its own, putting music front and center, creating the soundtrack to the discoveries you make every day.

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  • Southern Caribbean Seafarer / Panama Canal Sunfarer - Y470A

    Cruiseline: Holland America Cruises Ship: Rotterdam Departure: Friday, November 8, 2024 Nights: 21 nights Departs: Fort Lauderdale Returns: Fort Lauderdale

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