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MS Zaandam

Capacity
1,432
Crew
615
Tonnage
61.396
Length
237 m (777.56 ft)
First voyage
2000
Decks
10

MS Zaandam is a cruise ship owned and operated by Holland America Line, named for the city of Zaandam, Netherlands near Amsterdam. She was built by Italy’s Fincantieri in Venice, and delivered in 2000. Zaandam is part of the 'R-Class' and a sister ship to MS Volendam, MS Rotterdam, and MS Amsterdam.

MS Zaandam has a musical theme and is decorated with artifacts and memorabilia from different musical genres. Items such as a Baroque-style Dutch pipe organ and guitars signed by the Rolling Stones, Carlos Santana and Queen can be seen.

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MS Zaandam

Capacity: 
1,432
Crew: 
615
Tonnage: 
61.396
Length: 
237 m (777.56 ft)
Beam: 
32.3 m (105.97 ft)
First voyage: 
2000
Decks: 
10

MS Zaandam is a cruise ship owned and operated by Holland America Line, named for the city of Zaandam, Netherlands near Amsterdam. She was built by Italy’s Fincantieri in Venice, and delivered in 2000. Zaandam is part of the 'R-Class' and a sister ship to MS Volendam, MS Rotterdam, and MS Amsterdam.

MS Zaandam has a musical theme and is decorated with artifacts and memorabilia from different musical genres. Items such as a Baroque-style Dutch pipe organ and guitars signed by the Rolling Stones, Carlos Santana and Queen can be seen.

One of the aft stairways also has a saxophone signed by former United States President Bill Clinton.

MS Zaandam was christened by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, in May 2000.

Several earlier vessels also bear the name Zaandam: A single-funnel steam ship known as SS Zaandam (1882–1897) and MS Zaandam (1938–1942). The latter was torpedoed by German submarine U-174 and sank.

Current Cruises

Zaandam sails out of Alaska during the summer and during the winter sails Mexico and Hawaii. In December and January, the Zaandam cruises the Antarctic and South America.

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Attractions on MS Zaandam


The Atrium

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This is the very heart of the ship, where you can admire masterpieces of art, relax, and fall in love with this magic cruise world.

Casino

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From perennially popular slot machines and blackjack tables to the latest in sophisticated gaming, the Casino offers games for all levels, staffed with professionals eager to help you learn new ski...

Men's Locker

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Basketball Court

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Playing tennis or basketball right in the oceans? That sounds alluring! Come here and give a taste of quality!

Mondriaan Lounge

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Talented performers take to the stage nightly in the ship’s magnificent theatre to plunge you into the world of entertainment.
Photo by Holland America Line

MIX

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Explore a lively mix of three specialty bars — Champagne, Martinis, and Spirits and Ales.

Sauna

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It's time to treat yourself and your body - you've deserved it.
Photo by Holland America Line

Club HAL

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Kids ages 3 to 17 can enjoy an array of exciting activities, supervised by full-time staff with professional degrees.

Photo Gallery

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What about careless enjoying some lovely pics? Maybe you'll find your own one among them!

Hudson Room

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This is a meeting room, which offers flexible and functional meeting facilities including full audio/visual capabilities. The room provide the ideal private settings for group meetings and other ga...

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