Included 4 days of sailing in Antarctica . Highlights- 1- Food selection: The food selection on this cruise was one of the highlights for us. We usually like to have dinner in the Main Dining room, but the selections in the Lido usually included everything that was offered in the Main Dining room and more. 2- Holland America Happy Hour- Liked the happy hour sessions. The 2nd drink only cost $2. The pool deck had 2 for 1 beer during the day. 3- Buenos Areas- One of our highlights was visiting the oldest coffee shops in Argentina called Tortoni's. Another highlight was visiting Recoleta Cemetery. 4- Montevideo- In port on a Sunday. Walked through the old town. 5- Puerto Madryn- We rented a car and went to Punta Tumbo where we saw many Magellanic Penguins. 6- Faukland Islands- Went to Volunteer Point with Patrick Watts Tours. Highly recommend this tour. Saw thousands of King Penguins up close. Also saw Gento and Magellanic Penguins.

Great Itinerary -South America and Antarctica

Zaandam Cruise Review by savoie.tx@gmail.com

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: January 2020
  • Destination: South America
  • Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom
Included 4 days of sailing in Antarctica .

Highlights-

1- Food selection: The food selection on this cruise was one of the highlights for us. We usually like to have dinner in the Main Dining room, but the selections in the Lido usually included everything that was offered in the Main Dining room and more.

2- Holland America Happy Hour- Liked the happy hour sessions. The 2nd drink only cost $2. The pool deck had 2 for 1 beer during the day.

3- Buenos Areas- One of our highlights was visiting the oldest coffee shops in Argentina called Tortoni's. Another highlight was visiting Recoleta Cemetery.

4- Montevideo- In port on a Sunday. Walked through the old town.

5- Puerto Madryn- We rented a car and went to Punta Tumbo where we saw many Magellanic Penguins.

6- Faukland Islands- Went to Volunteer Point with Patrick Watts Tours. Highly recommend this tour. Saw thousands of King Penguins up close. Also saw Gento and Magellanic Penguins.
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Cabin Review

Large Ocean-View Stateroom
Cabin EE
Good outside cabin. Good location (Lower Prom Deck) and although it was listed as fully obstructed view, the view was minimally obstructed.
Lower Promenade Deck Inside Cabins, Outside Cabins