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 Zaandam

Holland America Line's second Volendam-class vessel, the Zaandam was launched in 2000. She spent her inaugural season in the Caribbean, but now joins her sister ship Volendam in Alaska during the summer months.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Donald Brenneise 75 6 Cruisetour

    Our cruise/land tour to Alaska was wonderful--we thoroughly enjoyed it. It proved not to be a super relaxing, cruise, though. While cruising, we booked excursions in Ketchikan, Juneau, and...read more

  • Mike 59 6 Alaska inside passage south

    Planned a wonderful land sea adventure in Alaska for our 25th wedding anniversary. The land portion was very nice, but the sea was the worst cruise I have ever been on. If you want something to...read more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • blimeylimey too old 5 Alaska

    Chose because of itinerary - ship in poor shape. Service appalling - food selection poor and line ups horrible. Rooms shabby - needs a good overhaul - bathroom was in very poor shape. The...read more

  • iowa cruiser 66 35 Cape Horn eastbound

    Zaandam Cape Horn Eastbound Nov.-Dec. 2014 I LOVED this cruise. The Chilean coast is like Alaska on steroids, and the ports of call are easy to enjoy on one's own. This is...read more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Janet 64 2 Chilean fjords

    The ship is tired. The staff were sullen and many did not understand English, the drinking water was putrid, therefore there was vomiting and diahrea on the ship for the whole 36-37day Chilean...read more

  • Amanda 45 2 Australia and Asia

    Zaandam has beautiful rooms which are comfortable. Cocktails are lovely and the gym is good (although they deliver the same "health" forum every day but just give it a different name, go once its...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Amanda 45 2 Australia and Asia

    Zaandam has beautiful rooms which are comfortable. Cocktails are lovely and the gym is good (although they deliver the same "health" forum every day but just give it a different name, go once its...read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Amanda 45 2 Australia and Asia

    Zaandam has beautiful rooms which are comfortable. Cocktails are lovely and the gym is good (although they deliver the same "health" forum every day but just give it a different name, go once its...read more

  • Amanda 45 2 Australia and Asia

    Zaandam has beautiful rooms which are comfortable. Cocktails are lovely and the gym is good (although they deliver the same "health" forum every day but just give it a different name, go once its...read more

    16 users found this review helpful.
  • Brenda 51 3 Alaska- southbound

    Loved our Alaskan cruise....but there were some drawbacks. This is not the cruiseline to take kids on. We still had fun, as it was a very pleasant way to travel. But for the kids,...read more

    35 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Holland America Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1440
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:1850
  • Inaugurated:2000
  • Space Ratio:42.3 / 32.9
  • Gross Tonnage:60,906gt
  • Crew:560
  • Length:778 ft. / 237 m



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