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27-Day Grand Africa Voyage

Ship: Zuiderdam  
Departure: Saturday, November 25, 2023
Nights: 27 nights
Departs: Cape Town
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
27
Nights
Days at Sea
16
Sea Days
Ports
11
Ports
Countries Visted
11
Countries
  • Itinerary

    27-Day Grand Africa Voyage

    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 25, 2023 Cape Town, South Africa Embark
    View of Cape Town, South Africa

    Located on the shore of Table Bay, Cape Town was the first European settlement in South Africa, and today is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Pristine beaches, sheltered bays and secluded coves encircle the majestic might of Table Mountain, a World Heritage Site and home to some 8,500 species of flowers. Be sure to get to the top of the mountain by taking the Table Mountain Cableway and absorb the fascinating views. Read more about Cape Town, South Africa

    2 Sunday, November 26, 2023 Cape Town, South Africa 11:00 PM
    View of Cape Town, South Africa

    Located on the shore of Table Bay, Cape Town was the first European settlement in South Africa, and today is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Pristine beaches, sheltered bays and secluded coves encircle the majestic might of Table Mountain, a World Heritage Site and home to some 8,500 species of flowers. Be sure to get to the top of the mountain by taking the Table Mountain Cableway and absorb the fascinating views. Read more about Cape Town, South Africa

    3 Monday, November 27, 2023 At Sea
    4 Tuesday, November 28, 2023 Luderitz, Namibia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Luderitz, Namibia

    Luderitz is a quirky town lodged in one of the best harbours on the least hospitable coast of Africa. Its appeal as a town lies in the fact that little hasn’t changed since the early 20th century. There are many historic buildings in Luderitz including the Deutsche Afrika Bank, the Railway Station, the Old Post Office, and the Church on the rocks. Read more about Luderitz, Namibia

    5 Wednesday, November 29, 2023 Walvis Bay, Namibia 10:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Walvis Bay, Namibia

    Walvis Bay, Namibia, lies on the Atlantic coast where the desert dramatically meets the sea, and has long been a haven for sea vessels because of its natural deepwater harbour protected by the Pelican Point sand spit. This is the only harbour along the 1350km Namibian coast, hence important historically to vessels rounding the Cape of Good Hope, discovered in 1485. Variously coming under British, German and South African control, The Republic of Namibia became independent in 1990, and Walvis Bay came under its control in 1994. Read more about Walvis Bay, Namibia

    6 Thursday, November 30, 2023 At Sea
    7 Friday, December 1, 2023 At Sea
    8 Saturday, December 2, 2023 Luanda, Nigeria 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Luanda, Nigeria

    Luanda, the capital and largest city of Angola, lies on the Atlantic coast. Its Portuguese-speaking urban population of 6 million is a major port, industrial and cultural centre. After 2002, with the end of the 27-year civil war, and strong economic growth from wealth provided by increasing oil and diamond production, major reconstruction began. Read more about Luanda, Nigeria

    9 Sunday, December 3, 2023 At Sea
    10 Monday, December 4, 2023 Cross Equator
    11 Tuesday, December 5, 2023 At Sea
    12 Wednesday, December 6, 2023 Takoradi, Ghana 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Takoradi, Ghana

    Takoradi is an important deepwater seaport situated on the gulf of Guinea in southern Ghana. Although older and larger, it actually combined with its sister city Sekondi in 1946, and today, known as Sekondi-Takoradi, is the capital of the Western Region of Ghana. It is also unofficially called the Oil City of Ghana, due to the massive oil discoveries in the western region of Ghana. Read more about Takoradi, Ghana

    13 Thursday, December 7, 2023 Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

    Abidjan is the biggest and most important city of Cote d’Ivoire, and has historically been the economic power base of the region. The city stands in Ebrie Lagoon, on several converging peninsulas and islands, connected by bridges, facing south to the Gulf of Guinea. It boasts a large selection of restaurants, as well as a range of fascinating places to visit. Read more about Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

    14 Friday, December 8, 2023 At Sea
    15 Saturday, December 9, 2023 At Sea
    16 Sunday, December 10, 2023 Banjul, Gambia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Banjul, Gambia

    Banjul, the capital of Gambia, is a seaport town located on St Mary’s Island where the Gambia River enters the ocean. The island is connected to the mainland to the west and the rest of Greater Banjul Area via bridges. There are also ferries linking Banjul to the mainland at the other side of the river. Read more about Banjul, Gambia

    17 Monday, December 11, 2023 Dakar, Senegal 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Dakar, Senegal

    Dakar, the western-most city on the African mainland, is a very French capital and the largest city of Senegal. A feverish city that brims with life, together with its beautiful tree-lined boulevards, results in it having the most European atmosphere of any city on the continent. To get an excellent view of the city visit Les Mamelles Lighthouse that was built in 1864 and located on a small volcanic hill. Read more about Dakar, Senegal

    18 Tuesday, December 12, 2023 At Sea
    19 Wednesday, December 13, 2023 Porto Grande, Cabo Verde 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Porto Grande, Cabo Verde

    The almost lunar volcanic islands that form the Cape Verde archipelago lie about 500 km off the Senegal coast. Although the isles may be African geographically speaking, they have retained a strong Latin flavour. Porto Grande, the port for the capital Mindelo, is on the windward isle of Sao Vicente and is home to over 90% of the island’s inhabitants. Read more about Porto Grande, Cabo Verde

    20 Thursday, December 14, 2023 At Sea
    21 Friday, December 15, 2023 At Sea
    22 Saturday, December 16, 2023 At Sea
    23 Sunday, December 17, 2023 At Sea
    24 Monday, December 18, 2023 At Sea
    25 Tuesday, December 19, 2023 San Juan, Puerto Rico 8:00 AM 11:00 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

    26 Wednesday, December 20, 2023 At Sea
    27 Thursday, December 21, 2023 At Sea
    28 Friday, December 22, 2023 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

    Zuiderdam Overview

    Zuiderdam

    4.6
    (from 16 verified customers)

    Taking her maiden voyage in 2002, the Zuiderdam can carry up to 1848 passengers with a 82,305 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

    Zuiderdam Inclusions

    • B.B. King's Blues Club
    • BBC Earth In Concert
    • Billboard Onboard
    • Lincoln Center Stage
  • Cabins

    Zuiderdam Cabins

    Interior

    Interior

    Interior on the Zuiderdam Interior on the Zuiderdam

    Cabin Types

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

    Average Cabin Size – 15.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 151-233 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

    Oceanview on the Zuiderdam Oceanview on the Zuiderdam

    Cabin Types

    C, D, DD, E, F, G, H, HH, Y

    Average Cabin Size – 15.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub or shower. Approximately 174-180 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

    Verandah

    Verandah

    Verandah  on the Zuiderdam Verandah  on the Zuiderdam

    Cabin Types

    VA, VB, VC, VD, VE, VF, VH, X

    Average Cabin Size – 16.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.2 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub or shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 212-359 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: •Our signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens •Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage •100% Egyptian cotton towels •Premium massage showerhead •5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer •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

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Zuiderdam Suite on the Zuiderdam

    Cabin Types

    PS, SA, SB, SC, SS, SY, SZ, W

    Average Cabin Size – 39.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 13.0 m2

    Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah with whirlpool, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, microwave, refrigerator, guest toilet, private stereo system, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 1,150 sq. ft. with verandah 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 Zuiderdam

    Legend

    • Triple (two lower beds, one sofa bed)
    • Quad (two lower beds, one sofa bed, one upper)
    • Shower only
    • Connecting rooms
    • Partial sea view
    • Fully obstructed view
    • Single sink vanity
    • Staterooms have solid steel verandah railings (instead of clear Plexiglass railing)
    • 2 lower beds do not convert to queen-size
    • Wheelchair accessible staterooms

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    27-Day Grand Africa Voyage

    Cruiseline: Holland America Cruises Ship: Zuiderdam Departure: Saturday, November 25, 2023 Nights: 27 nights Departs: Cape Town Returns: Fort Lauderdale

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