South America & Antarctica Explorer, 27 January 2019 (28 nights)

Ship:
ms Zaandam
Line:
Holland America Line
Depart Date:
27th January 2019
Duration:
28 nights | View itinerary
Customer Rating:
View 7 reviews
Cruise Type:
Cruise and Stay
  • Hotel Included

This ship has sailed Don't worry we have a fantastic range of cruises available.

View alternative cruises

Holiday Features

  • 2 Nt hotel stay in Santiago + Winery Tour
  • 2 Nt hotel stay in Buenos Aires + Tango Show Tour
  • All overseas transfers
  • Return flights to UK
Signature of Excellence - a Holland America Hallmark
  • 22 Nts cruising
  • Overnight on board in Buenos Aires
  • Ensuite, spacious stateroom
  • Extra fluffy Egyptian cotton towels
  • Plush bathrobes
  • Televisions with DVDs
  • Complimentary 24 hour room service
  • All meals inc daily afternoon tea service
  • Fitness centre & sports courts
  • Award winning onboard entertainment
 
Show more

Cruise itinerary

Day Port Due Depart
1 Fly UK/Santiago
2-3 Santiago Hotel Stay - 2 Nights
3 Santiago - Winery Tour
4 Santiago (San Antonio) PM
5 At Sea
6 Puerto Montt AM PM
7 Castro AM PM
8 Puerto Chacabuco AM PM
9 Chilean Fjords (Tierra del Fuego)
Chilean Fjords (Tierra del Fuego)
The Chilean Fjords are a set of islands that are on the south western area of Chile. It is through these fjords that the Straits of Magellan pass. The landscape here is reminiscent of the Norwegian fjords but with a very different flora and fauna. This part of the country is exceptionally beautiful with lakes, snow-capped volcanoes, dense forests and thermal springs. The most exciting way to explore the fjords South of Puerto Montt is by cruise ship or cargo boat. The Chilean Fjords are a set of islands that are on the southwestern portion of Chile.
10 Amalia Glacier
10 Canal Sarmiento
11 Strait of Magellan
11 Punta Arenas AM PM
11 Cockburn Channel
11 Beagle Channel
12 Glacier Alley
12 Ushuaia PM PM
13 Drake Passage/Cape Horn - Cruising
14 At Sea
15 Antarctic Experience AM PM
16 Antarctic Experience AM PM
17 Antarctic Experience AM PM
18 Antarctic Experience AM PM
19 At Sea
20 Falkland Islands
Falkland Islands
The Falkland Islands are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean, located about 250 nautical miles (460 km; 290 mi) from the coast of mainland South America. The archipelago, consisting of East Falkland, West Falkland and 776 lesser islands, is a self-governing British Overseas Territory. The capital, Stanley, is on East Falkland.
AM PM
21 At Sea
22 Puerto Madryn
Puerto Madryn
Puerto Madryn is a city in the province of Chubut in the Argentine Patagonia.
AM PM
23 At Sea
24 Montevideo
Montevideo
Check out Independence Square, the focal hub of the compact Uruguayan capital of Montevideo. With a bustlin main boulevard, lined with shops and cafes, take time to explore.
AM PM
25 Buenos Aires - Overnight onboard AM
26 Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina, located in the South American continent. It is one of the largest cities in Latin America, with a lot of cultural offerings, and is the point of departure for travelling to the rest of the country.
AM
26-27 Buenos Aires Hotel Stay - 2 Nights
27 Buenos Aires Tango Show
28 Fly Buenos Aires/UK
29 Arrive in UK - Overnight flight

Cabins on the ms Zaandam

Updating results...

Customer reviews for ms Zaandam

  • ms Zaandam
  • Holland America Line
  • 09 Dec 2018

The fabric and layout of the ship was really good. This however was spoilt by other aspects of the cruise. The food wasn't startling and lacked variety. Service in the dining room was slow and the food was only tepid on arrival. Very little food in the lido was on a help yourself basis. Drinks were expensive with a 15% service charge on top. The excursions were also expensive and when tendering was in process it took up to 2 hours before independent travellers could disembark. The onboard activities were limited with one person delivering the majority of lectures. The house shows were however good as was the cabin service. With no laundrette on board you had to use their laundering service. Unfortunately this seemed to sum up he firms attitude of squeezing as much as it could out of people. A prime example of that was you had to pay for coffee if you wanted it at the end of your meal in the dining room.

Show more
  • ms Zaandam
  • Holland America Line
  • 24 Nov 2018

Thank you Iglu and HAL and all hotels and transfer's the trip was a fantastic experience. AWESOME is a word that these days is used all to frequently however in this case it is most appropriate. The captain of Zaandam sailed 20 miles off cause to sail by an Ice berg we tendered in the Falklands on remembrance Sunday and treated to a service and parade on a lovely sunny day that will live in our memory's for ever. All the ports were Iconic and rounding cape horn to eventually cruise to see a Glaser. Once again our most grateful thanks for the best cruise ever and our 32nd so we have many comparisons.

Show more
  • ms Zaandam
  • Holland America Line
  • 04 Apr 2016

We recently returned from a cruise around South America with a 2 night stay in Buenos Aires and a 2 night stay in Santiago at the end - all arranged by Iglu. From the moment we set off from Heathrow the whole holiday went superbly. We flew with British Airways and Iberia via Madrid to Buenos Aires and on our return Journey we flew via Sao Paulo with LAN and British Airways. All flights were good with plenty of time for transfers. Our hotel in Buenos Aires was very central within easy walking distance of many of the sights. The hotel in Santiago ( the Park Plaza ) was excellent although not central. It was in a very nice area with the stop for the hop on hop off tourist bus just outside. All our transfers were on time and in clean comfortable cars. Embarkation went very smoothly and our cabin was ready even at midday. The service was excellent in all areas without it being too familiar. We loved the Zaandam because we felt it looked like a real ship rather than a tall floating hotel. The food was very good in both the Lido and the more formal Rotterdam restaurant with plenty of choice. The range of activities provided on board was very good although we felt that there should have been one or two guest speakers talking about the area. There were plenty of quizzes, cooking demonstrations, tango lessons, a digital workshop and plenty more. The weather was superb so we were able to visit all ports. The port excursions were well organised and there was never any queuing to get off the ship. We enjoyed all ports, particularly the Falklands where we visited Bluff Cove and the penguins. The scenic cruising was wonderful. The bow was opened up and hot pea and ham soup was served on deck. The captain and his crew contributed greatly to our enjoyment. They tried very hard to ensure that we saw everything. The holiday could not have been better and we would definitely travel with Iglu and Holland America again.

Show more

Alternative Cruises on ms Zaandam

Updating results...

Terms and Conditions

All offers and prices are subject to change and availability at time of enquiry. Prices are based on two passengers sharing unless otherwise stated and are subject to the Tour Operator's terms and conditions. Cabin and Flight supplements may apply. Other supplements may apply in addition to the price shown above. Flight details, timings and routing may be subject to alteration. Other tour operator charges may also apply. Any Onboard Spending money or drinks package value shown will be per cabin, again based on two sharing.

Note: On 13 January 2018, new European legislation is being adopted in the UK which as result will mean that we may change our required method of payment at our discretion, irrespective of how any deposit or prior payment was made.

Speak to a Cruise expert 0203 848 3608