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Zuiderdam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 39

Overall rating:

3.6 out of 5
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Zuiderdam

21 Night Southern Caribbean Seafarer & Wayfarer Holiday (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 16, 2018

Ship: Zuiderdam

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 6086

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Nice trip with the grandchildren. Islands didn't offer too much for us but grandchildren did their own thing such as scuba, snorkeling and beach work. We had some good tours. The sub to the ocean floor was great. We also did sightseeing trips giving us an overview. Excursions were expensive. I wouldn't recommend this trip to anyone. One section especially the last portion was enough. Virgin Island was the best island. After awhile the islands all look the same with the vendors selling the same things. Too much advertising for jewelry. Internet was expensive on the ship. Bed was terrible. Room as good. Food was OK.

Embarkation

3 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Lido never open when we wanted to eat there. Rudy's was not great the night we ate there.

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Evening shows. Cooking show

Entertainment

2 out of 5

Children's Programs

NA

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Always good

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Bed was terrible

Ship tip

Find a different ship as this one is tooo old

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

3 out of 5
Kids liked it

Grand Turk Island

3 out of 5
Kids loved it

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

3 out of 5

Kralendijk, Bonaire

4 out of 5
Kids liked good scuba

Willemstad, Curacao

3 out of 5
kids liked

Oranjestad, Aruba

3 out of 5
kids liked

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

4 out of 5
kids liked Maho beach

Castries, St. Lucia

3 out of 5
Rained all day.

Soufriere, St. Lucia

Bridgetown, Barbados

3 out of 5
kids liked

Fort-De-France, Martinique

2 out of 5
Didn't get off

Daylight Cruise Past Mount Pelee

Basseterre, St. Kitts

2 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

4 out of 5
Nice drive but expensive.

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
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