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The Zuiderdam is the first of 5 "Vista Class" ships being introduced by Holland America. She is a break from the traditional design and format for Holland America ships and is designed to be more attractive to a wider demographic than former Holland America ships.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Keith & Diane Ballweg

    52 3 Western Caribbean

    Diane - 48 To avoid keeping you all in suspense as to our impression of this cruise let us just say, WOW. We are more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Paul and Amy Novak

    56/35 7 Eastern Caribbean

    My wife and I are long-time Holland America aficionados. Most of our previous cruises have been on the old Westerdam, more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Judy Purcell

    49 2 Eastern Caribbean

      Hi. It's Dan and Judy again (Judy writing). We went on our second cruise recently on the Holland America Lines more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Cathy Cole

    45 4 Eastern Caribbean

    This was my first cruise on Holland America. In the past, I’ve cruised Celebrity (my favorite) and Royal Caribbean. Every year my best friend Joan and I take a vacation in more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Sean Meehan

    33 1 Eastern Caribbean

    First Time Cruise. It was fantastic. I truly enjoyed the entire experience. Embarkation – Fast and more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Nancy Upton

    52 5 Eastern Caribbean

    My sister and I enjoy a Christmas Cruise. We did the Western Caribbean last year on the Amsterdam. That was my sister’s first cruise. I had cruised on the “Big Red Boat” when more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Carole Schuster

    40's 15 Eastern Caribbean

    We are a family of repeat cruisers on various lines, and decided to make the Zuiderdam our holiday family trip. After all I had read about this ship, mostly negative but more more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • George E Sturtevant

    75 five Eastern Caribbean

    We drove to the Holland America Lines pier located at Ft Lauderdale Fl. and parked at the Mid Port parking garage. We arrived about 11:30 am and were eating in the Lido by more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • John Seebock

    55 7 Eastern Carribean

    This past cruise was suppose to be a celebration of 4 generations. All eleven of us had balcony suites. All of our cabins were tastefully decorated. We had 3 cabins that were category more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Ed Schlenk

    50s Multiple Eastern Caribbean

    There have been quite a few reviews written about the Zuiderdam, Holland America’s first "Vista" class ship launched in December 2002. This review will add my (and some of my wife’s) more

    13 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Holland America Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:0
  • Inaugurated:200
  • Space Ratio:
  • Gross Tonnage:85,000
  • Crew:800
  • Length:951