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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
  • margaretstewart 65 2 new zealand

    The cruise was okay the shore excusions were good apart from the taste of wellington it was absolutely disgusting and a complete waste of money and time. The cost was $159 each and for that we...read more

    11 users found this review helpful.
  • Vicki 55 1 Inside Passage Alaska

    Loved the ship Zaandam Great service Ate only in Lido all was very good Had suite on Navigation Deck very nice great service Loved library, Crow's Nest, walking around Deck 3 Do not...read more

    79 users found this review helpful.
  • Vicki 55 1 Inside Passage Alaska

    Loved the ship Zaandam Great service Ate only in Lido all was very good Had suite on Navigation Deck very nice great service Loved library, Crow's Nest, walking around Deck 3 Do not...read more

    20 users found this review helpful.
  • Terri Timberman 53 1 Alaska

    Excellent cruise, great shore excursions. Nice size ship, not overwhelming. Suite was very comfortable. Food in Pinnacle Grill was excellent, food in other venues was just ok. Suite was...read more

    41 users found this review helpful.
  • Dwayne 39 5 Interior Alaska

    This review is for the 40 year and younger crowd. Please listen when I say this cruise is not for you and your family . You will feel like you boarded the wrong ship and cruised on a senior citizen...read more

    57 users found this review helpful.
  • rod brammeier 60 4 alaska inside passage

    I booked this cruise 1 month before leaving. It was a beautiful ship with excellent service. The main dining room food was excellent, but the breakfasts were mediorce to poor. The frozen triangles...read more

    83 users found this review helpful.
  • Woody Wood 56 3 Alaska inside passage

    We enjoyed a two week Mexican 'Riviera' cruise on Celebrity's Mercury three years ago. It sailed from and to San Diego and we met many passengers from there. As we reviewed vacation ideas for this...read more

    65 users found this review helpful.
  • Chuck Reinhart

    51 to 60 6 to 10 Western Caribbean

    We recently returned from a Western Caribbean cruise on HAL’s new ship the Zaandam and are happy to report that the Zaandam is a fine ship. Our group included my wife, Rita, our...read more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • Anonymous

    41 2 Alaska

    I've just returned from a seven day cruise to Alaska on Holland America's Zaandam. It wasn't my first choice to go HAL but I had family visiting from Australia and their travel agent fixed...read more

    81 users found this review helpful.
  • Mark M. Rubin and Joanne Scheidt

    64 30+ outhern Caribbean/Panama Canal

    I wanted to post this review while the room still seems to be gently rocking back and forth. This will wear off in a few more days, I hope. With all the cruises I have taken, this was the...read more

    65 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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