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.
- Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
69 11 Southern Caribbean
Our 6th cruise on HAL and the best yet. What made it especially enjoyable were the fine food created by head chef Wolfgang Nasshausen and pastry chef Mario. The entrees offered in the...read more
51 to 60 3 to 5 Western Caribbean3 users found this review helpful.
My husband and myself were looking forward to sailing on a beautiful new ship for his 60th birthday. Our travel agent booked this trip and was not aware that the Zaandam has a...read more
31 to 40 3 to 5 Western Caribbean
Holland America's new Zaandam is a beautiful, clean ship and was a great compromise for our ages which range from 8 to retired. My parents, wife, daughter, and I went on the Western...read more
George and Marcia
Over 70 11 Western Caribbean2 users found this review helpful.
Upon our return from our April 1st cruise aboard HAL's Ryndam, we wrote a very comprehensive review that was posted on many of the web review sites. Being the Zaandam is very similar to the...read more
Larry and Linda Adams
41 to 50 6 to 10 Eastern Caribbean
We just returned from a wonderful cruise aboard Holland Americas's new ship, the Zaandam. This was our sixth cruise. Previously, we've been on the: Majesty of the Seas (RCCL) Viking...read more
40 8 Eastern Caribbean1 users found this review helpful.
One year ago I told my husband that we should plan a New Years cruise. While we have cruised previously (3 times on Celebrity, 3 times on Carnival and 1 time on Royal Caribbean) we have never...read more
John Paul & Sadie T. Picklesiemr
57 19 Eastern Caribbean
This was our third time on HAL, the first two were great, this one left something to be desired. The Debarkation at Port Canaveral is a joke.. no parking spaces, they haven't a clue as...read more
54 4 Panama Canal4 users found this review helpful.
Embarkation in San Diego: HAL has been called "God's waiting room". When we arrived at the embarkation facility, were given a boarding number and sat in a cavernous white room, I thought...read more
52 5 Coastal12 users found this review helpful.
Bill and I began cruising five years ago and consider it the most relaxing and romantic way to spend vacation days, which are considered “gold” in our “work-a-day” lives. Prior...read more
Patrick & Harriette Regan
n/a 5 Alaska8 users found this review helpful.
We just returned from a 7 day Alaska cruise, roundtrip from Vancouver. We experienced the good, the bad and the ugly or funky as the case was on the Zaandam. Our previous 2 cruises...read more