Great way to see the Panama Canal

Zuiderdam Cruise Review to Caribbean

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
10 Night Panama Canal Sunfarer (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 18, 2016
Ship: Zuiderdam
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

This cruise is a great way to see the Panama Canal if that is on your bucket list. The Holland America Line takes good care of you, the facilities are nice even in the lowest price rooms, and the food is decent. The entertainment on the ship was top notch. We took excursions at the various ports, but on the Panama Canal we did not, as we could enjoy the Canal visit just fine from the ship. The captain said only 800 of the 1800 passengers got off in Panama, so many people had the same idea. Very good cruise.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


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Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

If you can get the direct baggage service with your airline, it works well. They pick up your bags from your room on the ship and the next time you see them is at your home airport. Only $20. Very nice.

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Cruise Gatun Lake (Inside Panama Canal)

5 out of 5

Cruise Gatun Lake (Inside Panama Canal)

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