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Grand World Voyage - U309

Ship: Zuiderdam  
Departure: Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Nights: 128 nights
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Duration
128
Nights
Days at Sea
65
Sea Days
Ports
60
Ports
Countries Visted
29
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Grand World Voyage - U309

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, January 3, 2023 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 Wednesday, January 4, 2023 At Sea
    3 Thursday, January 5, 2023 Falmouth, Jamaica 10:00 AM 6:00 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

    4 Friday, January 6, 2023 At Sea
    5 Saturday, January 7, 2023 Puerto Limon, Costa Rica 8:00 AM 5:00 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

    6 Sunday, January 8, 2023 Panama Canal, Panama 5:00 AM 5:00 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

    6 Sunday, January 8, 2023 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

    6 Sunday, January 8, 2023 Panama Canal, Panama 7:00 PM 7:00 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

    6 Sunday, January 8, 2023 Fuerte Amador, Panama 8:00 PM
    View of Fuerte Amador, Panama

    Fuerte Amador (Fort Amador, located at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, is part of an artificial peninsula jutting out into the Pacific from Balboa, which connects four small islands to the mainland. On the west side of Fuerte Amador is the Pacific entrance to the Canal, and on the east side is Panama Bay facing Panama City. The surrounding ocean is always filled with vessels patiently awaiting their turn to transverse the Canal, while on the skyline a few kilometres to the north are the skyscrapers of Panama City. Read more about Fuerte Amador, Panama

    7 Monday, January 9, 2023 Fuerte Amador, Panama 5:00 PM
    View of Fuerte Amador, Panama

    Fuerte Amador (Fort Amador, located at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, is part of an artificial peninsula jutting out into the Pacific from Balboa, which connects four small islands to the mainland. On the west side of Fuerte Amador is the Pacific entrance to the Canal, and on the east side is Panama Bay facing Panama City. The surrounding ocean is always filled with vessels patiently awaiting their turn to transverse the Canal, while on the skyline a few kilometres to the north are the skyscrapers of Panama City. Read more about Fuerte Amador, Panama

    8 Tuesday, January 10, 2023 At Sea
    9 Wednesday, January 11, 2023 At Sea
    10 Thursday, January 12, 2023 At Sea
    11 Friday, January 13, 2023 At Sea
    12 Saturday, January 14, 2023 At Sea
    13 Sunday, January 15, 2023 At Sea
    14 Monday, January 16, 2023 Cross Equator
    15 Tuesday, January 17, 2023 At Sea
    16 Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

    Nuku Hiva is the largest of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France. The Marquises lie 1400 km NE of Tahiti. The island is about 25 km across, with a high inland plateau and the highest peak Tekao at 1224 m. Read more about Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

    17 Thursday, January 19, 2023 At Sea
    18 Friday, January 20, 2023 At Sea
    19 Saturday, January 21, 2023 Papeete, French Polynesia 7:00 AM
    View of Papeete, French Polynesia

    The city of Papeete (Tahitian Pape'ete; pop. 27,000) is the capital of Tahiti, the largest of the French Polynesian Islands. With its pleasant warm tropical climate, city-lovers will enjoy Papeete's chic shops, specialist stores and boutiques, together with the lively mix of French, Polynesian, and Chinese cultures. Read more about Papeete, French Polynesia

    20 Sunday, January 22, 2023 Papeete, French Polynesia 5:00 AM
    View of Papeete, French Polynesia

    The city of Papeete (Tahitian Pape'ete; pop. 27,000) is the capital of Tahiti, the largest of the French Polynesian Islands. With its pleasant warm tropical climate, city-lovers will enjoy Papeete's chic shops, specialist stores and boutiques, together with the lively mix of French, Polynesian, and Chinese cultures. Read more about Papeete, French Polynesia

    20 Sunday, January 22, 2023 Moorea, French Polynesia 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Moorea, French Polynesia

    Mo'orea is French Polynesia's second-most popular tourist attraction after Tahiti. Located a mere seven kilometres west of the island of Tahiti, Mo'orea is distinctive for its jagged peaks cloaked with lush greenery, its white and black sand beaches that are among the finest in the world.The island is encircled by a lagoon of translucent green, fringed by the deep blue of the ocean and light blue sky. Then there are the fascinating threads of waterfalls that tumble down fern-softened cliffs, all of which sets one in awe of the majesty of nature. Read more about Moorea, French Polynesia

    21 Monday, January 23, 2023 Bora Bora, French Polynesia 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Bora Bora, French Polynesia

    Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia. The mysteries and romance associated with the words Bora Bora bring an almost mystical presence to the island; it is arguably the most famous island in the world. Part of the allure has to be its almost unbelievable beauty. Read more about Bora Bora, French Polynesia

    22 Tuesday, January 24, 2023 Raiatea, French Polynesia 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Raiatea, French Polynesia

    Raiatea is a South Pacific island in the west of French Polynesia. It is the second largest of the French Polynesian Archipelago. The same coral reef encloses both Raiatea and the smaller island of Tahaa just 4 km south. Read more about Raiatea, French Polynesia

    23 Wednesday, January 25, 2023 At Sea
    24 Thursday, January 26, 2023 At Sea
    25 Friday, January 27, 2023 Cross Dateline
    26 Saturday, January 28, 2023 At Sea
    27 Sunday, January 29, 2023 Nuku'alofa, Tonga 12:00 PM
    View of Nuku'alofa, Tonga

    Nuku'alofa Town is the capital of Tonga, sitting on a narrow isthmus facing the Pacific Ocean to the north, and the Fanga'uta Lagoon to the south. With a population of just 30,000 it is a quiet, sprawling and functional town with buses and internet cafes. It provides a window to a picturesque nation, where tradition and religion are paramount in everyday life. Read more about Nuku'alofa, Tonga

    28 Monday, January 30, 2023 Nuku'alofa, Tonga 5:00 PM
    View of Nuku'alofa, Tonga

    Nuku'alofa Town is the capital of Tonga, sitting on a narrow isthmus facing the Pacific Ocean to the north, and the Fanga'uta Lagoon to the south. With a population of just 30,000 it is a quiet, sprawling and functional town with buses and internet cafes. It provides a window to a picturesque nation, where tradition and religion are paramount in everyday life. Read more about Nuku'alofa, Tonga

    29 Tuesday, January 31, 2023 At Sea
    30 Wednesday, February 1, 2023 At Sea
    31 Thursday, February 2, 2023 Auckland, New Zealand 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Auckland, New Zealand

    The city centre of Auckland is perfect for shopping, discovering New Zealand arts, culture and challenging your adventure side. Wander through The New Zealand Maritime Museum or Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Sky Tower is a must-do, where you can experience 360 degree views on the SkyWalk or go for it and attempt the SkyJump! Read more about Auckland, New Zealand

    32 Friday, February 3, 2023 Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand

    Rotorua (Tauranga) is a centre of tourism and a place of extraordinary natural beauty. It is a smallish city on the shores of a lake of the same name, in the crater of an ancient volcano in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand. The entire area is thermally active, and the smell of sulphur, a 'rotten eggs’ smell that is never far, results in the nicknames 'Sulphur City' and 'Rottenrua'. Read more about Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand

    33 Saturday, February 4, 2023 Napier, New Zealand 11:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Napier, New Zealand

    Napier is a port city in Hawkes Bay on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is known as the 'Art Deco' capital of the world because following the earthquake which almost levelled the city in 1931 the rapid rebuilding was strongly influenced by Art Deco architecture. The building style of clean simple lines and bas-relief decoration was not only at its height of popularity, it also suited the needs of the city. Read more about Napier, New Zealand

    34 Sunday, February 5, 2023 Wellington, New Zealand 9:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Wellington, New Zealand

    Wellington, New Zealand's capital city, is situated on the SW tip of the North Island, and is set on the edge of a stunning harbour surrounded by rolling hills. As the political centre of New Zealand, it houses Parliamentary buildings as well as the bulk of foreign diplomatic missions. However, it is also renowned for its cafe-culture, as there are more cafes per capita than in New York City, and they rival the world’s top culinary destinations for flavour and variety. Read more about Wellington, New Zealand

    35 Monday, February 6, 2023 At Sea
    36 Tuesday, February 7, 2023 At Sea
    37 Wednesday, February 8, 2023 At Sea
    38 Thursday, February 9, 2023 Sydney, Australia 8:00 AM
    View of Sydney, Australia

    Getting around Sydney is easy and accessible. You can jump on a train from Sydney airport to Circular Quay in approx.18 minutes, ride the hop on hop off bus around the city that offers multiple stops including Sydney Tower, Botanic Gardens, Australian Powerhouse and Maritime Museums, Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge or the Bondi bus. If travelling on the water is more your style, catch a ferry to visit Sydney’s amusement park, Luna Park, visit the buzzing Manly Beach wharf which is linked to the Corso mall or cruise west of the city to join a Haunted History, Crooked Character or Convict Precinct tour at UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, Cockatoo Island. Read more about Sydney, Australia

    39 Friday, February 10, 2023 Sydney, Australia 6:00 PM
    View of Sydney, Australia

    Getting around Sydney is easy and accessible. You can jump on a train from Sydney airport to Circular Quay in approx.18 minutes, ride the hop on hop off bus around the city that offers multiple stops including Sydney Tower, Botanic Gardens, Australian Powerhouse and Maritime Museums, Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge or the Bondi bus. If travelling on the water is more your style, catch a ferry to visit Sydney’s amusement park, Luna Park, visit the buzzing Manly Beach wharf which is linked to the Corso mall or cruise west of the city to join a Haunted History, Crooked Character or Convict Precinct tour at UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, Cockatoo Island. Read more about Sydney, Australia

    40 Saturday, February 11, 2023 At Sea
    41 Sunday, February 12, 2023 Port Arthur, Australia 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Port Arthur, Australia

    Take time to experience the scenery, the stunning and almost deserted beaches, bush walking trails and sea cliffs of the area. The most famous destination is the Historic Site where visitors may take a guided tour to Point Puer, the site of the first boys' reformatory in the British Empire. Here they were given some basic education and taught trade skills. Read more about Port Arthur, Australia

    41 Sunday, February 12, 2023 Hobart, Australia 8:00 PM
    View of Hobart, Australia

    Take a stroll along the waterfront and enjoy the view of the river lined with sailing boats, whilst admiring the sandstone architecture warehouses throughout the city centre. Make your way through the iconic and most visited Salamanca market which operates every Saturday showcasing Tasmania’s local artisans, designers and producers. Heading west of the city centre, Mount Wellington is a spectacular site to visit and one not to be missed! Read more about Hobart, Australia

    42 Monday, February 13, 2023 Hobart, Australia 4:00 PM
    View of Hobart, Australia

    Take a stroll along the waterfront and enjoy the view of the river lined with sailing boats, whilst admiring the sandstone architecture warehouses throughout the city centre. Make your way through the iconic and most visited Salamanca market which operates every Saturday showcasing Tasmania’s local artisans, designers and producers. Heading west of the city centre, Mount Wellington is a spectacular site to visit and one not to be missed! Read more about Hobart, Australia

    42 Monday, February 13, 2023 Cape Horn, Chile
    View of Cape Horn, Chile

    Cape Horn, the most southerly of the great capes is located on Isla Hornos in the Hermite Islands group at the southern end of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of South America. It marks the northern edge of the Drake Passage that separates South America and Antarctica. For many years it was a major milestone on the clipper route, by which sailing ships carried trade around the world. Read more about Cape Horn, Chile

    43 Tuesday, February 14, 2023 At Sea
    44 Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Adelaide, Australia 2:00 PM
    View of Adelaide, Australia

    The Port Adelaide Passenger Terminal is 22 km from Adelaide city centre. Access is via a vehicle drop-off zone, or a 200 m walk to Outer Harbour railway station. Park cars nearby, but note there is no long-term parking. Read more about Adelaide, Australia

    45 Thursday, February 16, 2023 Adelaide, Australia 11:00 PM
    View of Adelaide, Australia

    The Port Adelaide Passenger Terminal is 22 km from Adelaide city centre. Access is via a vehicle drop-off zone, or a 200 m walk to Outer Harbour railway station. Park cars nearby, but note there is no long-term parking. Read more about Adelaide, Australia

    46 Friday, February 17, 2023 Kangaroo Island, Australia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Kangaroo Island, Australia

    Cruise ships anchor off the town of Penneshaw and tender to the jetty. Kangaroo Island, named by Matthew Flinders in 1802, is Australia's third largest island. Situated 112 km SW of Adelaide, it is a pristine untamed wilderness where the koalas aren't being cuddled, they're relaxing at home in native trees. Read more about Kangaroo Island, Australia

    47 Saturday, February 18, 2023 At Sea
    48 Sunday, February 19, 2023 At Sea
    49 Monday, February 20, 2023 At Sea
    50 Tuesday, February 21, 2023 Fremantle, Australia 8:00 AM
    View of Fremantle, Australia

    Another 'must', is a visit to the delightful Fremantle Markets, a precinct providing local arts, crafts, jewellery, specialty foods, and dining halls. The area also hosts buskers and other street performers. Fremantle offers seven-day shopping, a fantastic array of food, and the welcoming Cappuccino Strip, all of which adds up to fun and entertainment for all ages. Read more about Fremantle, Australia

    51 Wednesday, February 22, 2023 Fremantle, Australia 5:00 PM
    View of Fremantle, Australia

    Another 'must', is a visit to the delightful Fremantle Markets, a precinct providing local arts, crafts, jewellery, specialty foods, and dining halls. The area also hosts buskers and other street performers. Fremantle offers seven-day shopping, a fantastic array of food, and the welcoming Cappuccino Strip, all of which adds up to fun and entertainment for all ages. Read more about Fremantle, Australia

    52 Thursday, February 23, 2023 At Sea
    53 Friday, February 24, 2023 At Sea
    54 Saturday, February 25, 2023 At Sea
    55 Sunday, February 26, 2023 At Sea
    56 Monday, February 27, 2023 At Sea
    57 Tuesday, February 28, 2023 At Sea
    58 Wednesday, March 1, 2023 At Sea
    59 Thursday, March 2, 2023 Mauritius
    60 Friday, March 3, 2023 La Possession
    61 Saturday, March 4, 2023 At Sea
    62 Sunday, March 5, 2023 Tolanaro
    63 Monday, March 6, 2023 At Sea
    64 Tuesday, March 7, 2023 At Sea
    65 Wednesday, March 8, 2023 Maputo, Mozambique 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Maputo, Mozambique

    Maputo, a port city on the Indian Ocean, is the capital and largest city of Mozambique. The centre of many cultures - the Bantu and Portuguese cultures dominate, but the influence of Arab, Indian, and Chinese cultures is also felt - it is often referred to as ‘The Land of Smiles’. It has some beautiful beaches such as Catembe and Ponta d'Ouro, and is also home to a plethora of landmarks. Read more about Maputo, Mozambique

    66 Thursday, March 9, 2023 At Sea
    67 Friday, March 10, 2023 Durban, South Africa 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Durban, South Africa

    Durban is the third largest city in South Africa and is its busiest port. Its subtropical climate and extensive beaches provide excellent opportunities for sun-worshippers, surfers and swimmers. The Golden Mile, a wide stretch of golden sands, is artificially separated by various piers. Read more about Durban, South Africa

    68 Saturday, March 11, 2023 East London, South Africa 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of East London, South Africa

    East London, affectionately called Buffalo City by the locals, is situated 1000 km from Cape Town on the SE coast of South Africa. Located at the mouth of Buffalo River, it is the only river port in South Africa. East London is a peaceful area surrounded by rolling hills and farmland. Read more about East London, South Africa

    69 Sunday, March 12, 2023 Port Elizabeth, South Africa 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    Port Elizabeth - or PE as it is fondly known - is South Africa's fifth largest city and is located on the Indian Ocean coast half-way between Cape Town and Durban. Also known as the Friendly City and the Windy City, it tends to live up to both names. The long stretches of white beach and its historical significance make PE a vibrant city, with shopping, flea markets, great restaurants and other entertainment on offer. Read more about Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    70 Monday, March 13, 2023 At Sea
    71 Tuesday, March 14, 2023 Cape Town, South Africa 7:00 AM
    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

    72 Wednesday, March 15, 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

    73 Thursday, March 16, 2023 At Sea
    74 Friday, March 17, 2023 Luderitz, Namibia 7:00 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

    75 Saturday, March 18, 2023 Walvis Bay, Namibia 9:00 AM 7:00 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

    76 Sunday, March 19, 2023 At Sea
    77 Monday, March 20, 2023 At Sea
    78 Tuesday, March 21, 2023 Luanda, Nigeria 8:00 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

    79 Wednesday, March 22, 2023 At Sea
    80 Thursday, March 23, 2023 At Sea
    81 Friday, March 24, 2023 Cross Equator
    82 Saturday, March 25, 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

    83 Sunday, March 26, 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

    84 Monday, March 27, 2023 At Sea
    85 Tuesday, March 28, 2023 At Sea
    86 Wednesday, March 29, 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

    87 Thursday, March 30, 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

    88 Friday, March 31, 2023 At Sea
    89 Saturday, April 1, 2023 At Sea
    90 Sunday, April 2, 2023 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

    Santa Cruz de Tenerife (commonly known as Santa Cruz) is the capital the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands. The port is of great importance and is the communications hub between Europe, Africa, and the Americas, with cruise ships arriving from many nations. Not surprisingly, the city has a real cosmopolitan mix due to immigrants from Latin America, Africa and Western Europe. Read more about Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

    91 Monday, April 3, 2023 Lanzarote, Spain 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Lanzarote, Spain

    Lanzarote, the easternmost of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, lies about 125 km off the African coast. Due to its mild, dry climate it is regarded as a perfect year-round destination. Lack of erosion means that the volcanic landscape appears much as it did just after past eruptions. Read more about Lanzarote, Spain

    92 Tuesday, April 4, 2023 Agadir, Morocco 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Agadir, Morocco

    Agadir is a city in southern Morocco, surrounded by the Sahara Desert, natural parks and beaches. It is not typical of traditional Morocco as it has large buildings, wide roads, European-style cafés and modern hotels, because it was rebuilt after a major earthquake in 1960. The delightful beaches are extremely popular, while many visitors enjoy the local cuisine at restaurants that offer authentic Morrocan and French Moroccan fusion dishes. Read more about Agadir, Morocco

    93 Wednesday, April 5, 2023 At Sea
    94 Thursday, April 6, 2023 Casablanca, Morocco 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Casablanca, Morocco

    Africa’s second largest city and Morocco’s largest city and chief port, Casablanca (Portuguese for ‘white house’), is located on the Atlantic Ocean in the west of the country. The city has passed through Arab, Portuguese, Dutch and French control, and the famous 1942 film Casablanca reflects its colonial status in the 1940s. Today it is the largest city of the Maghreb (Barbary Coast), land of the Berbers and Moors. Read more about Casablanca, Morocco

    95 Friday, April 7, 2023 Tangier, Morocco 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Tangier, Morocco

    More than any other city, the likeable, lively and cosmopolitan city of Tangier has become Morocco’s face to the world. With a long history dating back to the Phoenicians, and a rich culture - an interesting mix of African and European influences - to explore, Tangier is a fascinating port of call. Of historical interest is the Medina, the old walled city that is home to alleyways filled with tea houses and shops selling trinkets. Read more about Tangier, Morocco

    96 Saturday, April 8, 2023 Malaga, Spain 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Malaga, Spain

    Malaga is a lively, prosperous city on Spain's fabled Costa del Sol aside the Mediterranean Sea, just 100 km east of the Strait of Gibraltar. The city’s warm winter temperatures (average daytime of 17 C) make it an ideal place to visit any time of year. The archaeological remains and monuments from the Phoenician, Roman, Arabian and Christian eras convert the historic centre into an ‘Open Museum’ displaying its rich history of more than 3,000 years. Read more about Malaga, Spain

    97 Sunday, April 9, 2023 Cadiz, Spain 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Cadiz, Spain

    Cadiz is a city and port in SW Spain. It is the capital of Cadiz Province, an autonomous community of Andalusia. Due to its small size one is never more than a few blocks from the sea, and this engenders a safe, relaxed, and easy-going atmosphere. Read more about Cadiz, Spain

    98 Monday, April 10, 2023 Lisbon, Portugal 10:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Lisbon, Portugal

    Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, lies in the western Iberian Peninsula aside the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River. As one of the oldest cities in the world, it is rich in Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque, Modern and Post-Modern constructions. The city is also crossed by historical boulevards and monuments along the main thoroughfares. Read more about Lisbon, Portugal

    99 Tuesday, April 11, 2023 At Sea
    100 Wednesday, April 12, 2023 La Coruna, Spain 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of La Coruna, Spain

    Located in the NW corner of Spain, La Coruna is part of the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia. It’s a region of vast green landscapes with a rich Celtic and Roman heritage that keeps, to this day, a mystic and magic allure. Once protected by walls on three sides and by the sea on the other, the lively streets of the early medieval town with good examples of preserved Romanesque architecture, make for a fascinating visit. Read more about La Coruna, Spain

    101 Thursday, April 13, 2023 At Sea
    102 Friday, April 14, 2023 Brest, France 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Brest, France

    Brest is a city of the Bretagne region in NW France, located on the western tip of Brittany. The city is an important port and naval base. The city of Brest does not have much remaining historical architecture, apart from a few select monuments such as the castle and the Tanguy tower. Read more about Brest, France

    103 Saturday, April 15, 2023 Portland, Great Britain 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Portland, Great Britain

    Portland Harbour, dating back for thousands of years, is located beside the Isle of Portland off Dorset on the south coast of England. It is home to one of the largest man-made harbours in the world. Today the harbour is a popular location for wind surfing, diving and sailing, and it hosted most sailing events in the 2012 Olympic Games. Read more about Portland, Great Britain

    104 Sunday, April 16, 2023 Le Havre, France 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Le Havre, France

    Le Havre is a city in the NW of France, situated on the right bank of the mouth of the Seine River and 170 km from Paris. Best known for being the ferry terminal for the English Channel crossings, it should not be quickly dismissed. This city was devastated during WWII, but was rebuilt in modernist style and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. Read more about Le Havre, France

    105 Monday, April 17, 2023 Zeebrugge, Belgium 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Zeebrugge, Belgium

    The port city of Zeebrugge is a harbour town at the western end of the Belgian coast and a subdivision of the city of Bruges - one of the best preserved cities in Europe - for which it is the modern port. The new port has reinvigorated the city as an art and tourist centre for northern Europe. Upon visiting Bruges you will immediately notice that this city has always carefully cherished its architectural and artistic treasures from the past, but what makes Bruges so unique though is the way it deals with this past today. Read more about Zeebrugge, Belgium

    106 Tuesday, April 18, 2023 Amsterdam, Netherlands 8:00 AM
    View of Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Originally a dam in the river Amstel, Amsterdam today is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands, as engineered dams, sea gates, and the 19-mile dyke walling out the Zuider Zee prevent this low-lying country from being reclaimed by the North Sea. Interestingly, the 17th century canals of Amsterdam located in the heart of the city have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The main tourist attractions are undoubtedly the famous Museums such as the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, and the Stedelijk Museum. Read more about Amsterdam, Netherlands

    107 Wednesday, April 19, 2023 Amsterdam, Netherlands 5:00 PM
    View of Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Originally a dam in the river Amstel, Amsterdam today is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands, as engineered dams, sea gates, and the 19-mile dyke walling out the Zuider Zee prevent this low-lying country from being reclaimed by the North Sea. Interestingly, the 17th century canals of Amsterdam located in the heart of the city have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The main tourist attractions are undoubtedly the famous Museums such as the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, and the Stedelijk Museum. Read more about Amsterdam, Netherlands

    108 Thursday, April 20, 2023 At Sea
    109 Friday, April 21, 2023 Copenhagen, Denmark 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Copenhagen, Denmark

    Copenhagen, situated on two islands, is the capital and largest city in Denmark. It is perhaps best known for being the final resting place of the famous author Hans Christian Andersen, and also being one of the world’s most environmentally friendly cities. It has a very high quality of life. Read more about Copenhagen, Denmark

    110 Saturday, April 22, 2023 Oslo, Norway 11:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Oslo, Norway

    Oslo, the capital and most populous city in Norway, lies between the Oslo Fjord and the green hills of Oslomarka. The combination of city life and easy access to outdoor activities makes Oslo a unique destination. Oslo is built in a horseshoe shape on the shores of the Oslofjord and limited in most directions by hills and forests. Read more about Oslo, Norway

    110 Saturday, April 22, 2023 Oslo, Norway
    View of Oslo, Norway

    Oslo, the capital and most populous city in Norway, lies between the Oslo Fjord and the green hills of Oslomarka. The combination of city life and easy access to outdoor activities makes Oslo a unique destination. Oslo is built in a horseshoe shape on the shores of the Oslofjord and limited in most directions by hills and forests. Read more about Oslo, Norway

    111 Sunday, April 23, 2023 Kristiansand, Norway 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Kristiansand, Norway

    Kristiansand is the southernmost city in Norway and lies where the rivers Otra and Tovdalselva enter into Skagerak. It is an interesting city retaining many of the 17th century buildings from its founding days by King Christian IV. The city is home to some of the best beaches - such as Hamresanden Beach located just 10 minutes from the city centre - in Norway. Read more about Kristiansand, Norway

    112 Monday, April 24, 2023 Haugesund, Norway 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Haugesund, Norway

    Haugesund is a small municipality in the county of Rogaland, Norway. The port lies near the entrance to Hardangerfjord, and faces the North Sea. The town is situated on a strategically important sound, the Karmsundet, through which ships pass protected from heavy seas. Read more about Haugesund, Norway

    113 Tuesday, April 25, 2023 Eidfjord, Norway 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Eidfjord, Norway

    Eidfjord, a municipality in the county of Hordaland in Norway, has two townships: Eidfjord that is the ‘City Centre’ as well as the major cruise harbour, and Ovre Eidfjord. Eidfjord offers visitors two options, either the opportunity to take in the beautiful scenery - the fjord landscapes are luxuriant with green mountain sides and white mountain tops - or to actively explore the hiking trails that surround Eidfjord. Most visit the impressive Sima Power Plant that is built into the mountain itself, while many also travel or hike to the ‘historical’ mountain farm Kjeasen. Read more about Eidfjord, Norway

    113 Tuesday, April 25, 2023 Scenic Cruising Hard
    114 Wednesday, April 26, 2023 Bergen, Norway 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Bergen, Norway

    Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, is located in the county of Hordaland on the SW coast of Norway. Surrounded by seven mountains, Bergen is the starting point for fjord tours and cruises as it is located midway between the main Sognefjord and the Hardangerfjord. The city was one of nine European cities honoured with the title of European Capital of Culture in the Millennium year. Read more about Bergen, Norway

    115 Thursday, April 27, 2023 At Sea
    116 Friday, April 28, 2023 Portree, Great Britain 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Portree, Great Britain

    The largest town on Skye, located in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, Portree’s harbor is fringed by steep cliffs. The town's Gaelic heritage is evident in the local attractions that include the run of striking, brightly painted buildings down the south-west as well as the delightful natural stone and whitewashed buildings to the north. In addition the mountainous terrain provides breathtaking vistas from nearly every destination. Read more about Portree, Great Britain

    117 Saturday, April 29, 2023 Oban, Great Britain 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Oban, Great Britain

    The resort town of Oban, also well known as ‘The Gateway to the Isles’, occupies a beautiful setting in the Firth of Lorn in Scotland, UK. Climb the surrounding hills to absorb the panoramic views of the mountains, lochs and islands that have captivated artists, authors, composers, and poets for centuries. The scenery is as striking now as it was over 600 years ago when Dunollie Castle, now a ruined heap, stood sentinel over the narrow entrance to the sheltered bay. Read more about Oban, Great Britain

    118 Sunday, April 30, 2023 Dublin, Ireland 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Dublin, Ireland

    This capital and largest city of Ireland is situated on the mid-east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Dublin has more green spaces per square kilometre than any other European capital city, with 97% of city residents living within 300 meters of a park area. But Dublin’s greatest draw remains Dubliners themselves, both native-born and blown in. Read more about Dublin, Ireland

    119 Monday, May 1, 2023 Cork, Ireland 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Cork, Ireland

    Cork is the principal city and administrative centre of County Cork, situated in the SW of Ireland. County Cork has earned the nickname of ‘the Rebel County’, while Corkonians often refer to the city as the ‘real capital of Ireland’ and themselves as the ‘Rebels’. It began on an island in the swampy estuary of the River Lee, and gradually climbed up the steep banks on either side. Read more about Cork, Ireland

    120 Tuesday, May 2, 2023 At Sea
    121 Wednesday, May 3, 2023 At Sea
    122 Thursday, May 4, 2023 Ponta Delgada, Portugal 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Ponta Delgada, Portugal

    The largest town in the Portuguese Azores Islands and capital of the island Sao Miguel, Ponta Delgada is built on gently rising ground between green hills. With its many churches, its trim white houses and the lush gardens on its outskirts, it presents an attractive spectacle to visitors arriving by sea. The marina at Ponta Delgada also welcomes many yachts and private sailors from around the world. Read more about Ponta Delgada, Portugal

    123 Friday, May 5, 2023 At Sea
    124 Saturday, May 6, 2023 At Sea
    125 Sunday, May 7, 2023 At Sea
    126 Monday, May 8, 2023 At Sea
    127 Tuesday, May 9, 2023 At Sea
    128 Wednesday, May 10, 2023 At Sea
    129 Thursday, May 11, 2023 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas 7:00 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

    130 Friday, May 12, 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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    Cruiseline: Holland America Cruises Ship: Zuiderdam Departure: Tuesday, January 3, 2023 Nights: 128 nights Departs: Fort Lauderdale Returns: Fort Lauderdale

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