Panama Canal

Zuiderdam Cruise Review to Caribbean

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5

10 Night Panama Canal Sunfarer (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 06, 2019

Ship: Zuiderdam

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Great cruise but something I can cross off my bucket list.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food was exceptional when it arrived at the right temperature. Unfortunately we had to send back some food at time.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
The number of entertainment venues for a smaller ship were outstanding.

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
We didn't t have any kids. hard to judge

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff from cabin stewards to dining room staff were gracious and accommodating.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Perfect size plenty of storage room bathroom was larger than on most ships and balcony was ample.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

4 out of 5
So so except for Aruba and Curacao

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

3 out of 5
Been there done that

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5

Enter Panama Canal At Cristobal

5 out of 5

Cruise Gatun Lake (Inside Panama Canal)

3 out of 5
Interesting but boring

Cruise Gatun Lake (Inside Panama Canal)

5 out of 5

Cruise Gatun Lake And Panama Canal

5 out of 5

Exit Panama Canal At Cristobal

5 out of 5
Again interesting seeing how the locks operate

Colon, Panama

3 out of 5
Not much to do other than shop

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

4 out of 5
Interesting but you must take an excursion to appreciate Costa Rica


5 out of 5
Couldn't have ben better.
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