Designed to carry fewer guests while providing more space for maximum comfort, Ms Zaandam is a prize in the mid-size ship category.
On the musically themed Zaandam, you’ll find musical instruments such as Bill Clinton’s saxophone and signed guitars from Queen, Iggy Pop, Eric Clapton and the Rolling Stones throughout the ship. In her soaring three-story atrium: a Baroque-style Dutch pipe organ, inspired by the traditional barrel organs still found on the streets of The Netherlands.
While on-board, choose from an array of on board activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and salon services. The fully equipped Fitness Centre includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight machines, as well as classes in Yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and more.
On deck enjoy two outdoor pools, along with basketball and practice tennis courts.
New York-Dig into the Balck Label Burget at Minetta Tavern, many burgers have been hyped as the worlds best burger. Man v Food recommends this one, and I completely agree!
New York-Don't just confine yourself to the shopping meccas of SoHo and Fifth Avenue, though each does have its own New York charm SoHo for its beautiful 19th-century cast iron buildings and Fifth Avenue for its elegant department stores and proximity to Central Park.
Icy Straight Point
Victoria, British Colombia
New York Stay
New York Stay
New York Stay
Day 1 Seattle Stay
Day 2 Seattle, WashingtonArrive at 2018-09-10 00:00Depart at 2018-09-10 18:00The Emerald City of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is known for its stunning waterfront. "Catch" a salmon at Pike Place Market, ride to the top of the Space Needle, sample a local microbrew in funky Fremont, or down a cup of java in the coffee capital of the world.
Day 3 VancouverArrive at 2018-09-11 00:00Depart at 2018-09-11 00:00Galleries, boutiques, colorful public markets, restaurants of every ethnicity: this vital port city has them all. Visit vibrant Chinatown and Stanley Park, with its 1,000 acres of forests, gardens, lakes and lawns in the heart of the city. Sample shore excursions: Highlights of Vancouver & Granville Island; Stanley Park & Scenic Grouse Mountain.
Day 4 KetchikanArrive at 2018-09-12 08:30Depart at 2018-09-12 17:00Built out over the water and climbing weathered stairways, Ketchikan clings to the shores of Tongass Narrows and drapes the mountains with a cheerful air. Besides the main attractions - Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village, try a flightseeing trip to breathtaking Misty Fjords National Monument--a transformational adventure not to be missed. These deep water fjords left by retreating glaciers left granite cliffs towering thousands of feet above the sea and countless waterfalls cascading into placid waters. The souvenir photos you'll take from the pontoons of the plane are worth the trip alone.
Day 5 Scenic cruising Tracy ArmArrive at 2018-09-13 00:00Depart at 2018-09-13 00:00
Day 6 JuneauArrive at 2018-09-14 08:30Depart at 2018-09-14 17:00Located at the foot of grand mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel, the town of Juneau has the massive Mendenhall Glacier and the immense Juneau Icefields at its back door. Juneau is the place to let your imagination run wild. Explore the lush Tongass National Forest. Visit the rustic shops in town. Or get out and kayak, dogsled, raft, hike, whale watch, flightsee or fish. There s no end to the adventure because of the long daylight hours. Climb aboard the Mt. Roberts Tramway for a great spot to hike and shoot a souvenir photo.
Day 7 Icy Straight PointArrive at 2018-09-15 07:30Depart at 2018-09-15 14:00Immerse yourself in secluded beaches, old-growth forests and Alaskan adventure - the best of Southeast Alaska is yours, including some of the best whale-watching and bear viewing opportunities anywhere. Rich with authentic native Tlingit culture and near the historic settlement of Hoonah, the area is home to Dall's porpoises, seals, sea otters and bald eagles.
Day 8 At SeaArrive at 2018-09-16 00:00Depart at 2018-09-16 00:00
Day 9 Anchorage (Seward)Arrive at 2018-09-17 08:30Depart at 2018-09-17 23:00Scenic Cruising Orkney Islands
Day 10 Homer, AlaskaArrive at 2018-09-18 10:00Depart at 2018-09-18 18:00On southern Kenai Peninsula, Homer is located on the pristine waters of Kachemak Bay and Cook Inlet, in the shadow of the Kenai Mountains. The second largest city on the peninsula, Homer boasts the geographical anomaly that locals call The Spit. 15,000 years ago, a glacier covering Kachemak Bay pushed a five-mile long gravel bar toward Cook Inlet. After the glaciers retreated, this bar remained. Today, it is a bustling port where visitors can stroll its beaches and boardwalks. Visit Pratt Museum, where you can learn the natural history of the bay and the southern Kenai Peninsula. Start a tour of the harbor by exploring the galleries of local artists or rest for a spell at the Salty Dawg Saloon, which dates back to the late 1800 s. At low tide, walk the sand and marvel at the life in the tide pools. If you re lucky, you may just spot an eagle soaring overhead or catch seals, otters and sea lions enjoying the view along with you.
Day 11 KodiakArrive at 2018-09-19 07:30Depart at 2018-09-19 00:00
Day 12 Hubbard GlacierArrive at 2018-09-20 08:30Depart at 2018-09-20 23:00Come face to face with a gigantic wall of ice that fills your view and extends for miles in either direction. It s a titan on the move, advancing faster than almost any other glacier on the continent. When it reaches saltwater at Disenchantment Bay, the imposing architecture of this behemoth measures five miles in width and 40 stories in height, dwarfing even the largest ships. As you glide along this sparkling blue marvel, watch for seals basking on ice floes, listen for the loud, deep rumble and wait for the mighty crack and thunderous crash. At any moment, you could be witness to an eternal drama as nature s hand sculpts icebergs before your wondering eyes.
Day 13 SitkaArrive at 2018-09-21 00:00Depart at 2018-09-21 00:00The onion domes of St. Michael's Cathedral are your first clue that Sitka was once a Russian settlement - the colonial headquarters of Count Baranof, no less. Discover the echoes of its heyday at a performance by the New Archangel Dancers. Be greeted by Tlingit native people, then stand on the spot where the United States took possession of Alaska in 1867 for $7.2 million, less than two cents per acre. The dramatic setting in the shadow of Mt. Edgecumbe is one of the lovliest in the Great Land. Take a stroll through old growth forest in Sitka National Historical Park, shop the downtown district, and poke around the Sheldon Jackson Museum for a close-up look at some of the city's most prized arts, crafts and Russian relics.
Day 14 At SeaArrive at 2018-09-22 13:00Depart at 2018-09-22 00:00
Day 15 Victoria, British ColombiaArrive at 2018-09-23 00:00Depart at 2018-09-23 00:00A touch of England awaits: afternoon tea, double-decker buses, the famed Butchart Gardens - a brilliant tapestry of color spread across 50 blooming acres. Sample shore excursions: A Taste of Victoria: City Lights with Wine & Chocolate; Ale Trail & Pub Tour.
Day 16 Seattle, WashingtonArrive at 2018-09-24 07:30Depart at 2018-09-24 00:00The Emerald City of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is known for its stunning waterfront. "Catch" a salmon at Pike Place Market, ride to the top of the Space Needle, sample a local microbrew in funky Fremont, or down a cup of java in the coffee capital of the world.
Day 17 New York Stay
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Day 19 New York Stay