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HAL Zaandam

HAL Zaandam Cruise Ship

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6 Night Canada & New England Discovery
Starting in Montreal with stops in Quebec City, Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence, Sydney, Halifax, Bar Harbor, Boston
2020 Sails: Oct 3


7 Night Canada & New England Discovery
Starting in Boston with stops in Bar Harbor, Halifax, Sydney, Charlottetown, Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence, Quebec City, Saint Lawrence River Cruising, Montreal


7 Night Canada & New England Discovery
Starting in Montreal with stops in Quebec City, Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence, Charlottetown, Sydney, Halifax, Bar Harbor, Boston
2019 Sails: Jul 27, Aug 10, Aug 24, Sep 7, Sep 21


7 Night Canada & New England Discovery
Starting in Montreal with stops in Quebec City, Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence, Charlottetown, Sydney, Halifax, Bar Harbor, Boston


7 Night Canada & New England Discovery
Starting in Boston with stops in Bar Harbor, Halifax, Sydney, Charlottetown, Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence, Quebec City, Saint Lawrence River Cruising, Montreal


7 Night Historic Coasts
Starting in Boston with stops in Portland, Saint John, Halifax, Sydney, Bar Harbor
2020 Sails: Aug 22


8 Night Canada & New England Discovery
Starting in Boston with stops in Bar Harbor, Halifax, Sydney, Charlottetown, Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence, Baie-Comeau, Quebec City, Saint Lawrence River Cruising, Montreal
2020 Sails: Oct 9


10 Night Southern Caribbean Seafarer
Starting in Fort Lauderdale with stops in Kralendijk, Willemstad, Oranjestad, Amber Cove, Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay
2021 Sails: Jan 2


11 Night The Atlantic Coast
Starting in Montreal with stops in Quebec City, Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence, Charlottetown, Sydney, Halifax, Bar Harbor, Gloucester, Port Canaveral, Fort Lauderdale
2019 Sails: Oct 5


11 Night The Atlantic Coast
Starting in Fort Lauderdale with stops in Newport, Boston, Bar Harbor, Halifax, Sydney, Charlottetown, Quebec City, Montreal
2020 Sails: Apr 21


11 Night Southern Caribbean Wayfarer
Starting in Fort Lauderdale with stops in Philipsburg, Castries, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Bridgetown, Fort-de-France, Daylight passing Mount Pelee, Basseterre, St. Thomas, Half Moon Cay
2021 Sails: Jan 12


14 Night South America Passage
Starting in San Antonio with stops in Puerto Montt, Puerto Chacabuco, Chilean Fjords, Canal Sarmiento, Strait of Magellan, Punta Arenas, Cockburn Channel, Beagle Channel, Daylight cruising Glacier Alley, Ushuaia, Scenic Cruising Cape Horn, Stanley/Falkland Is/Islas Malvinas, Montevideo, Buenos Aires
2019 Sails: Dec 4, 2020: Feb 22


14 Night South America Passage
Starting in Buenos Aires with stops in Montevideo, Stanley/Falkland Is/Islas Malvinas, Strait of Magellan, Punta Arenas, Cockburn Channel, Beagle Channel, Daylight cruising Glacier Alley, Ushuaia, Scenic Cruising Cape Horn, Canal Sarmiento, Chilean Fjords, Puerto Montt, San Antonio
2020 Sails: Mar 7


14 Night The Atlantic Coast
Starting in Montreal with stops in Quebec City, Baie-Comeau, Charlottetown, Sydney, Halifax, Bar Harbor, Boston, New York, Charleston, Fort Lauderdale
2020 Sails: Oct 17


14 Night Southern Caribbean
Starting in Fort Lauderdale with stops in Half Moon Cay, Amber Cove, San Juan, Philipsburg, Castries, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Bridgetown, Fort-de-France, Willemstad, Oranjestad
2020 Sails: Oct 31, 2021: Jan 23


14 Night Panama Canal Holiday
Starting in San Diego with stops in Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, Puerto Caldera, Fuerte Amador, Enter Panama Canal Balboa, Cruising Panama Canal, Exit Panama Canal Cristobal, Cartagena, Fort Lauderdale
2020 Sails: Dec 19


16 Night South America Passage
Starting in San Antonio with stops in Puerto Montt, Chilean Fjords, Canal Sarmiento, Scenic cruising Amalia or Brujo Glacier, Strait of Magellan, Punta Arenas, Cockburn Channel, Beagle Channel, Daylight cruising Glacier Alley, Ushuaia, Scenic Cruising Cape Horn, Stanley/Falkland Is/Islas Malvinas, Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Santos, Rio de Janeiro
2019 Sails: Nov 2


16 Night South America Passage
Starting in Rio de Janeiro with stops in Santos, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Stanley/Falkland Is/Islas Malvinas, Scenic Cruising Cape Horn, Ushuaia, Daylight cruising Glacier Alley, Beagle Channel, Cockburn Channel, Punta Arenas, Strait of Magellan, Canal Sarmiento, Scenic cruising Amalia or Brujo Glacier, Chilean Fjords, Puerto Montt, San Antonio
2019 Sails: Nov 18


17 Night Inca and Panama Canal Discovery
Starting in Fort Lauderdale with stops in Oranjestad, Enter Panama Canal Cristobal, Cruising Panama Canal, Exit Panama Canal Balboa, Fuerte Amador, Manta, Crossing the Equator, Salaverry, Callao, General San Martin, Coquimbo, San Antonio
2019 Sails: Oct 16


17 Night Inca and Panama Canal Discovery
Starting in San Antonio with stops in Coquimbo, Callao, Salaverry, Manta, Fuerte Amador, Enter Panama Canal Balboa, Cruising Panama Canal, Exit Panama Canal Cristobal, Oranjestad, Half Moon Cay, Fort Lauderdale
2020 Sails: Mar 21


17 Night Voyage of the Vikings
Starting in Boston with stops in Bar Harbor, Red Bay, Qaqortoq, Cruising Prince Christian Sund, Reykjavik, Djupivogu, Geiranger, Cruising Geirangerfjord, Alesund, Bergen, Amsterdam
2020 Sails: Jul 18


17 Night Panama Canal
Starting in Fort Lauderdale with stops in Oranjestad, Enter Panama Canal Cristobal, Cruising Panama Canal, Exit Panama Canal Balboa, Fuerte Amador, Puerto Caldera, Corinto, Puerto Quetzal, Puerto Chiapas, Huatulco, Puerto Vallarta, San Diego
2020 Sails: Nov 14, 2021: Feb 6, Mar 13


18 Night Voyage of the Vikings
Starting in Amsterdam with stops in Dublin, Torshavn, Seydisfjordur, Akureyri, Scenic cruising Eyjafjordur, Isafjordur, Scenic cruising Isafjardurdjur, Cruising Prince Christian Sund, Nanortalik, St. Anthony, St. John's, Halifax, Boston
2020 Sails: Aug 4


18 Night Panama Canal
Starting in San Diego with stops in Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, Puerto Chiapas, Puerto Quetzal, Corinto, Fuerte Amador, Enter Panama Canal Balboa, Cruising Panama Canal, Exit Panama Canal Cristobal, Oranjestad, Kralendijk, Willemstad, Fort Lauderdale
2020 Sails: Dec 1


18 Night Panama Canal
Starting in San Diego with stops in Puerto Vallarta, Manzanillo, Huatulco, Puerto Chiapas, Puerto Quetzal, Corinto, Puerto Caldera, Fuerte Amador, Enter Panama Canal Balboa, Cruising Panama Canal, Exit Panama Canal Cristobal, Oranjestad, Fort Lauderdale
2021 Sails: Feb 23, Mar 30


21 Night Southern Caribbean Seafarer / Wayfarer
Starting in Fort Lauderdale with stops in Kralendijk, Willemstad, Oranjestad, Amber Cove, Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay, Philipsburg, Castries, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Bridgetown, Fort-de-France, Daylight passing Mount Pelee, Basseterre, St. Thomas
2021 Sails: Jan 2


22 Night South America & Antarctica Holiday
Starting in Buenos Aires with stops in Montevideo, Puerto Madryn, Stanley/Falkland Is/Islas Malvinas, Antarctic Experience, Drake Passage and Cape Horn, Ushuaia, Daylight cruising Glacier Alley, Beagle Channel, Punta Arenas, Strait of Magellan, Canal Sarmiento, Scenic cruising Amalia or Brujo Glacier, Chilean Fjords, Puerto Chacabuco, Castro, Puerto Montt, San Antonio
2019 Sails: Dec 18


22 Night S. America & Antarctica
Starting in San Antonio with stops in Puerto Montt, Castro, Puerto Chacabuco, Chilean Fjords, Scenic cruising Amalia or Brujo Glacier, Canal Sarmiento, Strait of Magellan, Punta Arenas, Cockburn Channel, Beagle Channel, Daylight cruising Glacier Alley, Ushuaia, Cape Horn And Drake Passage, Antarctic Experience, Stanley/Falkland Is/Islas Malvinas, Puerto Madryn, Montevideo, Buenos Aires
2020 Sails: Jan 9


22 Night S. America & Antarctica
Starting in Buenos Aires with stops in Montevideo, Puerto Madryn, Stanley/Falkland Is/Islas Malvinas, Antarctic Experience, Drake Passage and Cape Horn, Ushuaia, Daylight cruising Glacier Alley, Beagle Channel, Punta Arenas, Strait of Magellan, Canal Sarmiento, Scenic cruising Amalia or Brujo Glacier, Chilean Fjords, Puerto Chacabuco, Castro, Puerto Montt, San Antonio
2020 Sails: Jan 31


25 Night Southern Caribbean
Starting in Fort Lauderdale with stops in Philipsburg, Castries, Scenic cruising Soufriere Bay, Bridgetown, Fort-de-France, Daylight passing Mount Pelee, Basseterre, St. Thomas, Half Moon Cay, Amber Cove, San Juan, Willemstad, Oranjestad
2021 Sails: Jan 12


31 Night S. America, Inca & Panama Canal Discovery
Starting in Buenos Aires with stops in Montevideo, Stanley/Falkland Is/Islas Malvinas, Strait of Magellan, Punta Arenas, Cockburn Channel, Beagle Channel, Daylight cruising Glacier Alley, Ushuaia, Scenic Cruising Cape Horn, Canal Sarmiento, Chilean Fjords, Puerto Montt, San Antonio, Coquimbo, Callao, Salaverry, Manta, Fuerte Amador, Enter Panama Canal Balboa, Cruising Panama Canal, Exit Panama Canal Cristobal, Oranjestad, Half Moon Cay, Fort Lauderdale
2020 Sails: Mar 7


33 Night Panama Canal, Inca & S. America Discovery
Starting in Fort Lauderdale with stops in Oranjestad, Enter Panama Canal Cristobal, Cruising Panama Canal, Exit Panama Canal Balboa, Fuerte Amador, Manta, Crossing the Equator, Salaverry, Callao, General San Martin, Coquimbo, San Antonio, Puerto Montt, Chilean Fjords, Canal Sarmiento, Scenic cruising Amalia or Brujo Glacier, Strait of Magellan, Punta Arenas, Cockburn Channel, Beagle Channel, Daylight cruising Glacier Alley, Ushuaia, Scenic Cruising Cape Horn, Stanley/Falkland Is/Islas Malvinas, Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Santos, Rio de Janeiro
2019 Sails: Oct 16


35 Night Voyage of the Vikings
Starting in Boston with stops in Bar Harbor, Red Bay, Qaqortoq, Cruising Prince Christian Sund, Reykjavik, Djupivogu, Geiranger, Cruising Geirangerfjord, Alesund, Bergen, Amsterdam, Dublin, Torshavn, Seydisfjordur, Akureyri, Scenic cruising Eyjafjordur, Isafjordur, Scenic cruising Isafjardurdjur, Nanortalik, St. Anthon, St. John's, Halifax
2020 Sails: Jul 18

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Zaandam

The Ship. Built in 2000 and refurbished in 2010, the Zaandam is a member of HAL's Rotterdam or "R" class of cruise ships. She weighs approximately 62,000 tons, and accommodates about 1,400 passengers. Passengers will find the ship large enough to provide plenty of choices in onboard experiences, yet small enough to feel cozy and intimate

Designers chose "music" as Zaandam's theme, and the ship features artifacts and memorabilia from a variety of musical genres. Musical instrument on display include Bill Clinton's saxophone, and autographed guitars from Queen, Iggy Pop, Eric Clapton and the Rolling Stones.

Dining. The ship features a number of dining options:

The main dining room features impeccable service and an extensive wine list. Five-course menus include continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-carb options. You may opt for traditional cruise dining with assigned times and tables, or choose HAL's As You Wish Dining for more flexibility.

The Pinnacle Grill is an intimate, reservations-only venue that serves premium Double R Ranch Beef and as well as a variety of seafood dishes for an additional dining fee.

Canaletto is a classic Italian restaurant serving seafood, grilled meats and more in a relaxed setting for dinner. This venue features a selection of antipasti, salads, soups, pasta, seafood, grilled meats and more.

The Lido Restaurant provides a relaxed ambiance for all three meals and features a variety of fresh, cooked-to-order specialties.

Complimentary 24-hour room service is also available

Daytime Activities. The Zaandam features two pools (one indoor and one outdoor), plus two hot tubs and two kids' pools. The Zaandam offers HAL's Explorations activities program, where an experienced travel guide educates passengers about the culture, wildlife and history of the ports to be visited. A Digital Workshop, powered by Windows® - offers fun, free learning about digital photography, videos, scrapbooking, blogging and social networking. The Culinary Arts Center presents interactive gourmet cooking lessons taught by professional chefs. In addition to an Internet cafe, WI-FI is available throughout the ship.

Spa and Fitness. HAL's Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers all of the healthy and relaxing treatments one would expect at an upscale spa including massages, facials, and body wraps. Their signature treatment is the Hot Stone Massage, which they describe as “Harnessing the properties of volcanic basalt stones, guests are bathed in warm water and anointed with spicy, sensual aromas of the Orient. Deep penetrating heat from the stones massages the body using traditional techniques to release muscular tension and balance the spirit." The Greenhouse Retreat is a communal relaxation center that has an ambiance similar to a Turkish Bath. Different grottos and chambers release a variety of dry heat, steam and mists into the air with aromatherapy filled vapors. Relax on a heated ceramic lounge and allow the pressures of life to rinse away.

Tennis, basketball, and shuffleboard courts are available, as are a jogging track and ping-pong tables. A fully-equipped gym that features resistance and cardio equipment as well as regular fitness classes.

Nighttime Entertainment. Nightlife onboard the Statendam is elegant and plentiful. There are intimate, cabaret-style shows staged in the theater with professional performers. Mix is an innovative meeting place featuring three specialty venues: Champagne, for mid-day mimosas or anytime celebrations; Martinis, for Grey Goose cocktails and martini flights; and Spirits & Ales for microbrews, single malts and sports updates. Music and dancing in the various bars and lounges, a casino offering a variety of games when the ship is at sea. First-run movies are also shown in a theater setting.

Kids. The Zaandam offers a variety of supervised fun for kids.

For children aged 3-7, Club HAL® offers activities like pirate treasure hunts, hands-on pizza making, storytelling, “Little Artists” crafts, ice cream sundae parties and a farewell pajama party.

Teens and tweens ages 8-12 have even more options and can participated in Xbox and Wii tournaments, relay races, scavenger hunts, and karaoke disco parties. At this age, they can also become involved with the award-winning National Park Service Jr. Ranger Program in Alaska on Alaska cruises.

Club HAL also offer activities for children aged 3-12 between 8:00am and 4:00pm on port days.

Teens ages 13-17 can enjoy more mature pursuits like mocktail mixology classes, late night sporting competitions, cooking demos, and teen yoga. There are also hip hop classes, guys verses girls scavenger hunts, tech classes and teen only night club events. They also have dedicated teen spaces.

In addition, the line offers kid-friendly food, with menu items that include sandwiches, tacos, hamburgers, hot dogs and pizza. HAL also offers kid-friendly birthday parties with advance notice.

Babysitting services are available for a small surcharge for children 3 years of age or older, but is provided by staff on a volunteer basis, and may not always be available. Babysitting service is not offered while the ship is in port.

Club HAL® After Hours is from 10:00pm – 12:00am for children 3 years of age or older. The fee is US$5.00 per child, per hour.
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