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Zaandam Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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7 Night Glacier Discovery Southbound (Seward To Vancouver)

Sail date: May 21, 2017

Ship: Zaandam

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: TBA

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

The scenery and location for this cruise are the highlights. The ship experience was fine, but nothing above average. The experiences we had with views and wildlife made this a memorable vacation. I was concerned with the lack of cultural diversity among the cruise guests. Perhaps Holland America needs to market to people of other ages, races, and backgrounds. This was a ship full of white-haired, white-skinned senior citizens.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
It would have been nice to have more activities on the days at sea. I was disappointed that some of the things I was interested in attending were on the days we were ashore.


5 out of 5
There was a nice variety.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ports of call

Seward (Anchorage), Alaska

3 out of 5

Haines, Alaska

5 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

5 out of 5
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