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Adventures Afloat: The Southern Caribbean and Panama Canal: A Journey Through History and Nature

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Program #15591RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Dec 9, 2013
Embarkation at Port Everglades, Florida starts at 11:30 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. Late arrivals will be denied boarding.
You will be staying at the M/S Zuiderdam that night.
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Nearest city or town: Ft. Lauderdale
Nearest highway: I-595 goes directly into Port Everglades
Nearest airport: Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
Transportation to site: Taxi services are available at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The fare from the airport to Port Everglades is typically about $15.

End of Program
Dec 20, 2013
Disembarkation at Port Everglades, Florida starts at 9 a.m. If flying from Ft. Lauderdale, book flights that leave after 12 p.m.
You will be staying at the M/S Zuiderdam the night before.
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Transportation to site: Taxi services are available for the transfer from Port Everglades to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: At the heart of the ms Zuiderdam, suspended in a three-story atrium, a Waterford Crystal Seahorse sets the mood for exquisite pieces of art to be seen throughout this elegant ship. On board the ms Zuiderdam, marvelous nooks and crannies contain priceless works of art. Guests will find a recurring Venetian theme throughout the ship; the most dazzling features figures in the time of Carnival in Venice, created by Daniel Ogier. Guests can also expect signature Holland America touches, such as a gracious and unobtrusive staff, gourmet meals, spacious accommodations and the very best in entertainment and activities. The ms Zuiderdam completed all Signature of Excellence enhancements to her public rooms and staterooms in Fall 2005.

Ship Information: Ship's Registry: The Netherlands, Passenger: capacity 1,848, Crew members: 800 Gross tonnage 82,000 grt. . Length 951 feet Beam 105.8 feet Maximum speed 24 knots

Contact info:
Holland America
300 Elliott Ave. West
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 206-281-3535
web: www.hollandamerica.com/fleet/stateroomHome.do?ship=vo

Facility amenities: Vista Dinning Room, Pinnacle Grill, Lido Restaurant, the Culinary Arts Center, The Greenhouse Spa and Salon, The Crow’s Nest

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: At the heart of the ms Zuiderdam, suspended in a three-story atrium, a Waterford Crystal Seahorse sets the mood for exquisite pieces of art to be seen throughout this elegant ship. On board the ms Zuiderdam, marvelous nooks and crannies contain priceless works of art. Guests will find a recurring Venetian theme throughout the ship; the most dazzling features figures in the time of Carnival in Venice, created by Daniel Ogier. Guests can also expect signature Holland America touches, such as a gracious and unobtrusive staff, gourmet meals, spacious accommodations and the very best in entertainment and activities. The ms Zuiderdam completed all Signature of Excellence enhancements to her public rooms and staterooms in Fall 2005.

Ship Information: Ship's Registry: The Netherlands, Passenger: capacity 1,848, Crew members: 800 Gross tonnage 82,000 grt. . Length 951 feet Beam 105.8 feet Maximum speed 24 knots

Contact info:
Holland America
300 Elliott Ave. West
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 206-281-3535
web: www.hollandamerica.com/fleet/stateroomHome.do?ship=vo

Facility amenities: Vista Dinning Room, Pinnacle Grill, Lido Restaurant, the Culinary Arts Center, The Greenhouse Spa and Salon, The Crow’s Nest

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


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Included
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11 nights of accommodations
32 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips

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