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11-Day Panama Canal Sunfarer Cruise

Aboard Holland America's ms Zuiderdam

Departing April 11th, 2018 from Ft. Lauderdale

* From as low as $1,529.00 pp

* Not including taxes or gratuities
**Estimated Gratuities: $13.50 for regular staterooms, $15.00 for suites per person per day**
**Estimated Taxes: $385.00 per person**

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Itinerary

Day Port/City Arrival Departure
Day 0 | Wed Apr 11 Fort Lauderdale, FL   4:00 p.m.
Day 1 | Thu Apr 12 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas 8:00 a.m. 2:30 p.m.
Day 2 | Fri Apr 13 At Sea    
Day 3 | Sat Apr 14 Oranjestad, Aruba 1:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m.
Day 4 | Sun Apr 15 Willemstad, Curacao 8:00 a.m. 11:00 p.m.
Day 5 | Mon Apr 16 At Sea    
Day 6 | Tue Apr 17 Cartagena, Colombia 7:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Day 7 | Wed Apr 18 Enter Panama Canal Cristobal 5:00 a.m.  
Day 7 | Wed Apr 18 Cruising Panama Canal and Gatun Lake    
Day 7 | Wed Apr 18 Gatun Lake, Panama 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Day 7 | Wed Apr 18 Cruising Gatun Lake and Panama Canal    
Day 7 | Wed Apr 18 Exit Panama Canal Cristobal   1:00 p.m.
Day 7 | Wed Apr 18 Colon, Panama 3:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Day 8 | Thu Apr 19 Puerto Limon (San Jose), Costa Rica 6:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Day 9 | Fri Apr 20 At Sea    
Day 10 | Sat Apr 21 At Sea    
Day 11 | Sun Apr 22 Fort Lauderdale, Fl 7:00 a.m.  
All itineraries are subject to change without notice.

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

A tropical island paradise, this private beach is the perfect vacation hideaway. The sands are pristine and the crystal waters perfect for wading, swimming and snorkeling. Horseback riding, kayaking and biking are also available. For families, there is a play area with water slides and shooting fountain. For those looking for a quiet retreat, visitors can easily find waiting hammocks and an unfettered view.

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Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Oranjestad, Aruba

Explore historic sights, dutch-colonial architecture and busy promenades in Oranjestad, Aruba's largest city. Beautiful beaches and resorts make Aruba a wonderful sightseeing destination Take a submarine ride through coral reefs, shipwrecks, and abundant marine life.

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Oranjestad, Aruba

Willemstad, Curacao

As the capital of Curacao, Willemstad has much to offer it's guests. Amazing and colorful colonial architecture lines the streets. There, you will find museums, shops and refreshment. The bay area offers hiking, exploring, diving and swimming with dolphins.

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Willemstad, Curacao

Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena is the pride of Colombia. It features a vibrant historic center encompassed by a 16th century wall created by Spanish colonialists to protect its treasures from pirates. Inside, you will find cafes, shopping and more. Take your time and tour the beautiful colonial architecture and other spectacular views.

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Shopping in Cartagena

Panama Canal and Gatun Lake

The most scenic spot between two great oceans, Gatun Lake is surrounded by greenery and spotted with tiny island towns. This giant man-made lake is buried deep within a pristine rain forest. If you've ever wanted to observe the natural behavior of Central American wildlife, this is the place to be.

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Panama Canal

Colon, Panama

Colon, Panama is the gateway to see the incredible workings of the Panama Canal. This is an absolute engineering marvel. Panama City or Gatun Lake is the fast growing capital.

Colon is a popular destination for those ready to stretch their legs and visit a lively Panamanian city. Museums, shopping, restaurants, world-class coffee and more can be found here.

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Fort San Lorenzo

Puerto Limon (San Jose), Costa Rica

Puerto Limón is overflowing with natural wonders - towering mountains once thought to house gold and silver, magnificent rain forests containing more than 2,000 varieties of orchids, and of course, seductive, sun-drenched beaches. Columbus discovered this land on his fourth voyage to the Americas and was so impressed that he named it Costa Rica, or the rich coast.

Limon is a bustling city port complete with open-aired markets and palm tree filled parks.

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Puerto Limon

Poker Room

Card Player Cruises proudly features a professional, fully staffed, non-smoking poker room. The poker room is usually open for play immediately after the first-seating dinner on your departure day. The poker room remains open throughout most of the cruise except when the ship is in port. Free beginner lessons for novices are offered, followed by a low limit hold’em game for beginners only.

The Card Player Cruises staff will be happy to spread any game and limit that enough players want to play. A general guideline regarding the games and limits on most cruises is as follows:

Limit hold’em: $2/$4 – $4-$8 and higher upon request
No–limit hold’em: $1/3, $2/5, and higher upon request
Omaha/8: $4/8 and often higher ($10/20 on up).
Mixed games: Mixed games upon request Tournaments will be announced.

Please contact our office for further details.

All poker games are open to anyone 18 years and older.

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Staterooms - ms Zuiderdam

Neptune Suites

2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower and additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 500–712 sq. ft. including verandah.

Show Amenities
  • NEW: Bose® Mini Soundlink II®
  • NEW: Complimentary mimosas with in-suite breakfast
  • NEW: Premium duvet
  • NEW: Expanded line of Elemis bath amenities*
  • NEW: In-suite coffee and espresso machine*
  • A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Neptune or Pinnacle Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and Wi-Fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.
  • Complimentary laundry, pressing and dry cleaning throughout your cruise
  • Complimentary sparkling wine served in the Neptune Lounge upon embarkation
  • Complimentary bottled water provided in suite at embarkation
  • Gorgeous corsages and boutonnieres for the first formal night
  • Cold hors d'oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request
  • Binoculars and umbrellas for your use on the cruise
  • Cocktail party with ship officers
  • Priority boarding for tendered ports of call
  • Special disembarkation service
  • Priority dining and seating requests
  • Exclusive daily breakfast service
  • High tea service in suite on request
  • Teak-lined private verandah
  • A variety of firm, medium and soft pillows
  • Oversized bath towels, cotton bathrobes and slippers
  • No-host mini-bar for easy entertaining
  • Personalized cruise stationery
  • One-touch telephone concierge service
  • Fresh flowers
  • Umbrellas for your use on the cruise
  • Our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed featuring a plush Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens
  • Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage
  • 100% Egyptian cotton towels
  • Premium massage showerheads
  • 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers
  • Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages
  • Video On Demand Interactive TV System
  • Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service

Signature Suites

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower and additional shower stall, large sitting area, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 372–384 sq. ft. including verandah.

Show Amenities
  • NEW: Premium duvet
  • NEW: Binoculars for use during voyage
  • Teak-lined private verandah
  • A variety of firm, medium and soft pillows
  • Oversized bath towels, cotton bathrobes and slippers
  • No-host mini-bar for easy entertaining
  • Personalized cruise stationery
  • One-touch telephone concierge service
  • Fresh flowers
  • Umbrellas for your use on the cruise
  • Our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed featuring a plush Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens
  • Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage
  • 100% Egyptian cotton towels
  • Premium massage showerheads
  • 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers
  • Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages
  • Video On Demand Interactive TV System
  • Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service

Verandah

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 212–359 sq. ft. including verandah.

Show Amenities
  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring a plush Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens
  • Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage
  • 100% Egyptian cotton towels
  • Premium massage showerheads
  • 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers
  • Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages
  • Video On Demand Interactive TV System
  • Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service

Ocean View

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower. Approximately 174–180 sq. ft. Some views are partially or fully obstructed. Please, call to request ocean view preferences.

Show Amenities
  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring a plush Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens
  • Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage
  • 100% Egyptian cotton towels
  • Premium massage showerheads
  • 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers
  • Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages
  • Video On Demand Interactive TV System
  • Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service

Interior 4x Options

  • I - Large with 2 lower beds, shower. Approximately 151–233 sq. ft.
  • K - Large or Standard with 2 lower beds, shower. Approximately 151–233 sq. ft.
  • L - Standard with 2 lower bed, shower. Approximately 151–233 sq. ft.
  • J - Wheelchair accessible Interior Staterooms
All 2 lower beds are convertable to 1 queen-sized bed. Show Amenities
  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring a plush Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens
  • Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage
  • 100% Egyptian cotton towels
  • Premium massage showerheads
  • 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers
  • Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages
  • Video On Demand Interactive TV System
  • Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service

All stateroom images are representative samples and actual staterooms may differ in appearance. Stateroom availability is subject to change without notice. Please contact us for more details.

Please join us for this exciting cruise.

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ms Zuiderdam Ship Highlights

There’s so much to see and do onboard. Hone your video-editing skills, rejuvenate at our Greenhouse Spa, visit our Blues Club, attend an engaging lecture, take a cooking class from a master chef, go to a wine tasting or simply relax and unwind.

  • Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
  • Guest capacity: 1,964
  • Gross Tonnage: 82,305 grt.
  • Length: 936 feet
  • Beam: 105.8 feet
  • Maximum speed: 24 knots