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Zuiderdam Cruise Review to Caribbean

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 68

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
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11 Night Panama Canal Sunfarer (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 30, 2019

Ship: Zuiderdam

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 5006

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

The Panama Canal and Costa Rica are both fabulous and make the cruise worthwhile. Other than that most ports are similar and nothing very special.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
After 11 nights the food seems the same at most meals

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Lots of movies in the room that were free. Entertainment was ok, not great or terrible.


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
very friendly

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Most cabins are small but this one was comfy. Having a balcony was great.

Ship tip

Nice but not spacious ship.

Ports of call

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

3 out of 5
Private stops are always the same.

Oranjestad, Aruba

3 out of 5
OK if you like the beach. Nothing special.

Willemstad, Curacao

3 out of 5
Nothing special.

Cartagena, Colombia

4 out of 5
Should have taken taxi to old town and stayed there the entire time.

Enter Panama Canal At Cristobal

5 out of 5
This is what made the cruise special

Cruise Gatun Lake (Inside Panama Canal)

5 out of 5
Very nice.

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

Colon, Panama

2 out of 5

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
Banana plantation,, canal cruise, monkeys, crocs, sloths. Terrific.


5 out of 5
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