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Amazon Explorer - V262

Ship: Volendam  
Departure: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Nights: 28 nights
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Duration
28
Nights
Days at Sea
12
Sea Days
Ports
15
Ports
Countries Visted
10
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Amazon Explorer - V262

    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 Saturday, November 19, 2022 Fort Lauderdale, USA Embark 5:00 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 Sunday, November 20, 2022 At Sea
    3 Monday, November 21, 2022 At Sea
    4 Tuesday, November 22, 2022 St Martin (Philipsburg), Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of St Martin (Philipsburg), Sint Maarten (Dutch part)

    The island is shared in two parts as: the northern part Saint-Martin (a French overseas collectivity) and southern part Sint Maarten (of the Kingdom of the Netherlands): hence its name St-Martin / St Maarten. It lies in the NE Caribbean, located 300 km E of Puerto Rico. This tiny island is an extremely popular holiday and duty-free shopping destination famous for its variety of 37 palm-treed beaches that include salt-water ponds. Read more about St Martin (Philipsburg), Sint Maarten (Dutch part)

    5 Wednesday, November 23, 2022 Castries, Saint Lucia 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Castries, Saint Lucia

    Castries is the capital of the volcanic island country of Saint Lucia, part of the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Its popularity stems from the tropical weather (the dry season runs from December through May), scenery, and numerous beaches. Saint Lucia's population is predominantly of African and mixed African-European descent, and while the official language is English, French-Creole is spoken by 95% of the population. Read more about Castries, Saint Lucia

    6 Thursday, November 24, 2022 At Sea
    7 Friday, November 25, 2022 Devil's Island, French Guiana 12:00 PM 6:00 PM
    View of Devil's Island, French Guiana

    Devil’s Island (14ha), along with Île Royale (28ha) and Saint-Joseph Island (20ha), form the Salvation’s Islands, lying 13km NE off the coast of French Guinana in the Atlantic Ocean. The islands were part of the penal colony of Cayenne from 1852 to 1953, that also included mainland sites. Most of the 80,000 prisoners never returned to metropolitan France, dying from tropical diseases and brutal conditions. Read more about Devil's Island, French Guiana

    8 Saturday, November 26, 2022 Amazon River, Brazil 3:00 PM 3:00 PM
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    8 Saturday, November 26, 2022 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    8 Saturday, November 26, 2022 Amazon River, Brazil 5:15 PM 5:15 PM
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    8 Saturday, November 26, 2022 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    9 Sunday, November 27, 2022 Macapa, Brazil 4:00 AM 10:00 AM
    View of Macapa, Brazil

    Macapa, Brazil, is a river port and capital of the territory of Amapa, lying on the northernmost and largest arm of the Amazon River delta, opposite the Marajo archipelago. The city lies exactly on the Equator, and the football stadium is the only one in the world where each half of the field is located in opposite hemispheres. Macapa retains some of the history of the region in its monuments. Read more about Macapa, Brazil

    9 Sunday, November 27, 2022 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    9 Sunday, November 27, 2022 Cross Equator
    10 Monday, November 28, 2022 Santarem, Brazil 12:00 PM 8:00 PM
    View of Santarem, Brazil

    Santarem in Brazil, some 800 km up the Amazon, is located on the southern bank of the clear emerald blue waters of the Tapajos River, a tributary of the Amazon. Not far from here these waters encounter the muddy waters of the magnificent Amazon River. A natural phenomenon, the two rivers flow side by side and are known as the ‘meeting of the waters’. Read more about Santarem, Brazil

    11 Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Boca da Valeria, Brazil 8:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Boca da Valeria, Brazil

    Located at the confluence of the Amazon and the Valeria rivers in Brazil, Boca da Valeria is a small remote Indian village consisting of a wharf, wooden homes on stilts, a school, a church and a bar that doubles as the village meeting place. It is hidden amid jungle lake lands where the screeches of colorful parrots fill the air and trees stand waist-high in water. Be sure to take your camera on the tender ride, because there is a very distinct line where the waters of the Valeria River meet the Amazon. Read more about Boca da Valeria, Brazil

    12 Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Manaus, Brazil 10:00 AM
    View of Manaus, Brazil

    Manaus is a main port on the banks of the Negro River 1450 km inland in the heart of the Amazon rain forest, and is the main transport hub for the entire upper Amazon Basin. It also attracts crowds of tourists who find a variety of land and boat trips into the jungle. Wildlife is plentiful, even within the city, and it is home to the Pied Tamarin, one of Brazil's most endangered primates. Read more about Manaus, Brazil

    13 Thursday, December 1, 2022 Manaus, Brazil 4:00 PM
    View of Manaus, Brazil

    Manaus is a main port on the banks of the Negro River 1450 km inland in the heart of the Amazon rain forest, and is the main transport hub for the entire upper Amazon Basin. It also attracts crowds of tourists who find a variety of land and boat trips into the jungle. Wildlife is plentiful, even within the city, and it is home to the Pied Tamarin, one of Brazil's most endangered primates. Read more about Manaus, Brazil

    14 Friday, December 2, 2022 Parintins, Brazil 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Parintins, Brazil

    Parintins is a major river port with a population of 114,000, situated on Tupinambarana Island amid the largest archipelago of the mid-Amazon. It is one of the most isolated medium-sized cities in the world, and is accessible only by air or boat. The community can trace its history back through two centuries and still proudly celebrates its traditional Indian culture. Read more about Parintins, Brazil

    15 Saturday, December 3, 2022 Santarem, Brazil 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Santarem, Brazil

    Santarem in Brazil, some 800 km up the Amazon, is located on the southern bank of the clear emerald blue waters of the Tapajos River, a tributary of the Amazon. Not far from here these waters encounter the muddy waters of the magnificent Amazon River. A natural phenomenon, the two rivers flow side by side and are known as the ‘meeting of the waters’. Read more about Santarem, Brazil

    16 Sunday, December 4, 2022 Cross Equator
    16 Sunday, December 4, 2022 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    16 Sunday, December 4, 2022 Amazon River, Brazil 11:15 PM 11:15 PM
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    16 Sunday, December 4, 2022 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    17 Monday, December 5, 2022 Amazon River, Brazil 2:15 AM 2:15 AM
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    17 Monday, December 5, 2022 Cross Equator
    18 Tuesday, December 6, 2022 Belem, Brazil 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Belem, Brazil

    The Brazilian city of Belem lies 100 km upriver from the Atlantic Ocean and is the entrance gate to the Amazon River. The newer part of the city has modern buildings and skyscrapers while the colonial portion retains the rich history as reflected in the charm of tree-filled squares, churches, and traditional blue tiles. Then there’s the restoration project that has changed the area of the old warehouses of the Para Docks Company into a modern complex of 18,000 square meters of urbanised area, with coffee bar services, various restaurants, stores, travel agencies, banks, as well as an auditorium and two memorials. Read more about Belem, Brazil

    19 Wednesday, December 7, 2022 Cross Equator
    20 Thursday, December 8, 2022 At Sea
    21 Friday, December 9, 2022 At Sea
    22 Saturday, December 10, 2022 Bridgetown, Barbados 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Bridgetown, Barbados

    The city of Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of the island country of Barbados, a major tourist destination in the West Indies. The city has numerous attractions, landmarks, monuments, museums, and art galleries of an international standard. It is also a starting point for visiting many other popular cities on the island. Read more about Bridgetown, Barbados

    23 Sunday, December 11, 2022 At Sea
    24 Monday, December 12, 2022 Oranjestad, Aruba, Aruba 7:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Oranjestad, Aruba, Aruba

    In the southern Caribbean, Oranjestad is the capital of the small island of Aruba, and an island territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is an attractive and historic harbour town just 27 km north of Venezuela. It can be divided into Upper and Lower Towns. Read more about Oranjestad, Aruba, Aruba

    25 Tuesday, December 13, 2022 At Sea
    26 Wednesday, December 14, 2022 Falmouth, Jamaica 7:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Falmouth, Jamaica

    Falmouth is situated on Jamaica’s north coast about 29 km E of Montego Bay. Jamaica lies in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba and west of the Dominican Republic. Historically, Jamaica was involved with the Triangular Trade of slaves, sugar, and rum between the American colonies or Europe, and Africa. Read more about Falmouth, Jamaica

    27 Thursday, December 15, 2022 At Sea
    28 Friday, December 16, 2022 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas 8:00 AM 3:00 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

    29 Saturday, December 17, 2022 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

    Volendam Overview

    Volendam

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    Taking her maiden voyage in 1999, the Volendam can carry up to 1440 passengers with a 61,214 GT. Hallmarks of HAL include spacious staterooms and public areas, rich timber furnishings set with museum-quality paintings and antiques, discreet personal service, and artful itineraries that allow for overnights in key cities.

  • Inclusions

    Volendam Inclusions

    • BBC Earth In Concert
    • Billboard Onboard
    • Lincoln Center Stage
  • Cabins

    Volendam Cabins

    Interior

    Interior

    Interior on the Volendam Interior on the Volendam

    Cabin Types

    I, J, K, L, M, MM, N, Z

    Average Cabin Size – 16.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed. Bathroom offers a shower. Approximately 182-293 sq. ft Stateroom amenities include: •Luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens •Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage •100% Egyptian cotton towels •Premium massage showerheads •5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers •Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure •Complimentary fresh fruit on request •Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages •Flat-panel TV and DVD player •Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

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    Cabin Types

    CA, C, D, DA, DD, E, EE, F, FF, G, H, HH, Y

    Average Cabin Size – 18.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around Lower Promenade Deck. Approximately 196–240 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: •Direct access to the Lower Promenade Deck ® The signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring a plush Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens •Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage•100% Egyptian cotton towels •Premium massage showerheads •5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers •Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure •Complimentary fresh fruit on request •Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages •Flat-panel TV and DVD player •Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turn-down service

    Verandah

    Verandah

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    Cabin Types

    A, AA, B, BB, BC, X

    Average Cabin Size – 21.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 5.8 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath or shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. All A-category staterooms also have 1 sofa bed. Approximately 297-379 sq. ft. Include all the stateroom amenities, plus: •A variety of firm, medium and soft pillows •No-host mini-bar for easy entertaining •Personalized cruise stationery •Oversized bath towels •One-touch telephone concierge service •Fresh flowers •Complimentary DVD library

    Suite

    Suite

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    Cabin Types

    PS, SB, SA, W

    Average Cabin Size – 52.4 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 17.4 m2

    Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath & shower, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, guest toilet, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 1,296 sq. ft Include all the suite amenities, plus: •Neptune Lounge: A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Verandah Suite or Penthouse Verandah Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Volendam

    Legend

    • Triple (two lower beds, one sofa bed)
    • Quad (two lower beds, one sofa bed, one upper)
    • Two lowers beds (convert to queen size bed)
    • Shower only
    • Bathtub and shower
    • Connecting rooms
    • Stateroom with portholes instead of windows
    • Partial sea view
    • Fully obstructed view
    • 2 lower beds do not convert to queen-size
    • Wheelchair accessible staterooms
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