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Amazon Explorer - X512

Ship: Zaandam   
Departure: Saturday, February 8, 2025
Nights: 27 nights
Departs: Miami
Returns: Miami
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Duration
27
Nights
Days at Sea
11
Sea Days
Ports
14
Ports
Countries Visted
9
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Amazon Explorer - X512

    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, February 8, 2025 Miami, USA Embark 3:00 PM
    View of Miami, USA

    Miami, located on the Atlantic coast at the southern tip of Florida, where outdoor sports are open all seasons and dress is casual, is a melting pot of cultures. Miami and Miami Beach are in effect two distinctly different cities, as Miami Beach is almost exclusively tourist orientated, while Miami is a cosmopolitan city with a distinctly Latin American flavour. Don’t miss the South Beach section where fashion designer Gianni Versace lived and died that is one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in the world. Read more about Miami, USA

    2 Sunday, February 9, 2025 At Sea
    3 Monday, February 10, 2025 At Sea
    4 Tuesday, February 11, 2025 St Martin (Philipsburg), Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 8:00 AM 3:00 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, February 12, 2025 Castries, Saint Lucia 8:00 AM 5:00 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, February 13, 2025 Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    In the SE West Indies is Scarborough, the chief town, administrative centre, and deepwater harbour of Tobago, one of the two islands of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Located on Rockly Bay and overlooking Scarborough Harbour, the town is steeply laid out on the bottom slopes of a hill 13 km from the island’s southwestern tip. On top of the hill is Fort King George (built by the British in the late 1700s), with a prison, barracks, officer’s mess, and many cannons. Read more about Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    7 Friday, February 14, 2025 At Sea
    8 Saturday, February 15, 2025 Devil's Island, French Guiana 8:00 AM 3:00 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

    9 Sunday, February 16, 2025 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

    9 Sunday, February 16, 2025 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, February 16, 2025 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

    9 Sunday, February 16, 2025 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

    10 Monday, February 17, 2025 Macapa, Brazil 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    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

    10 Monday, February 17, 2025 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

    10 Monday, February 17, 2025 Cross Equator
    11 Tuesday, February 18, 2025 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

    12 Wednesday, February 19, 2025 Santarem, Brazil 8:00 AM 5:00 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

    13 Thursday, February 20, 2025 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

    14 Friday, February 21, 2025 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

    15 Saturday, February 22, 2025 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

    16 Sunday, February 23, 2025 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

    17 Monday, February 24, 2025 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

    18 Tuesday, February 25, 2025 Cross Equator
    18 Tuesday, February 25, 2025 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

    18 Tuesday, February 25, 2025 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

    18 Tuesday, February 25, 2025 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

    19 Wednesday, February 26, 2025 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

    19 Wednesday, February 26, 2025 Cross Equator
    20 Thursday, February 27, 2025 At Sea
    21 Friday, February 28, 2025 At Sea
    22 Saturday, March 1, 2025 At Sea
    23 Sunday, March 2, 2025 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

    24 Monday, March 3, 2025 Roseau, Dominica 8:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Roseau, Dominica

    Roseau, a small, compact and most important urban settlement, is the capital and largest city of the island of Dominica, in the Caribbean. Dominica has been nicknamed the ‘Nature Isle of the Caribbean’ for its unspoiled natural beauty. Interestingly, it is built on the site of the ancient Kalinago Indian village of Sairi. Read more about Roseau, Dominica

    25 Tuesday, March 4, 2025 Tortola, Virgin Islands (British) 8:00 AM 5:00 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)

    26 Wednesday, March 5, 2025 At Sea
    27 Thursday, March 6, 2025 At Sea
    28 Friday, March 7, 2025 Miami, USA 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Miami, USA

    Miami, located on the Atlantic coast at the southern tip of Florida, where outdoor sports are open all seasons and dress is casual, is a melting pot of cultures. Miami and Miami Beach are in effect two distinctly different cities, as Miami Beach is almost exclusively tourist orientated, while Miami is a cosmopolitan city with a distinctly Latin American flavour. Don’t miss the South Beach section where fashion designer Gianni Versace lived and died that is one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in the world. Read more about Miami, USA

  • Ship

    Zaandam Overview

    Zaandam

    4.3
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    Taking her maiden voyage in 2000, the Zaandam can carry up to 1440 passengers with a 61,396 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

    Zaandam Inclusions

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

    Zaandam Cabins

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    Premium Suite

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    Cabin Types

    PS, SB, SA

    Average Cabin Size – 86.2 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: #8226;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

    Suite

    Suite

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    Cabin Types

    A, AA, B, BB, BC

    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. Approximately 297-379 sq. ft. Include all the stateroom amenities, plus: bull;A variety of firm, medium and soft pillows bull;No-host mini-bar for easy entertaining bull;Personalized cruise stationery bull;Oversized bath towels bull;One-touch telephone concierge service bull;Fresh flowers bull;Complimentary DVD library

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

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    Cabin Types

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

    Average Cabin Size – 18.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Interior

    Interior

    Interior on the Zaandam Interior on the Zaandam

    Cabin Types

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

    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: bull;Luxurious beds featuring Sealyreg; Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens. bull;Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage bull;100% Egyptian cotton towels. bull;Premium massage showerheads. bull;5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers. bull;Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure. bull;Complimentary fresh fruit on request. bull;Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages. bull;Flat-panel TV and DVD player. bull;Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Zaandam

    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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