Panama Canal

10 May - 27 May 2018

Duration

17 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

9 Ports

10 May

Setting sail from Fort Lauderdale

These days Fort Lauderdale is a sophisticated place awash with upmarket hotels and excellent restaurants. The glorious weather and swathes of golden beach are still a huge draw, but there are also plenty of cultural attractions, such as the Museum of Art and the Museum of Discovery and Science. The city also boasts 300 miles of navigable waterways and canals, meaning there's plenty of space for the resident millionaires to park their yachts, and the cruise port is one of the busiest in the world.

Don't miss

Bonnet House Museum and Gardens is a great visit, with remains dating back to 2000 BC – in Florida - who knew there was anything so old there?! It’s a fascinating museum too, and the gardens are beautiful.

11-12 May

At sea

13 May

Colombia: Cartagena

14-15 May

At sea

16 May

Nicaragua: Corinto

17 May

Guatemala: Puerto Quetzal

18 May

Mexico: Huatulco

19-20 May

At sea

21 May

Mexico: Cabo San Lucas

22-23 May

At sea

24 May

United States: San Francisco

25 May

At sea

26 May

Canada: Victoria

27 May

Arriving in Seattle

Eclectic Seattle is a jumble of different neighbourhoods, each with its own distinctive character. Fremont, the self-proclaimed 'centre of the universe', is an arty, bohemian district where you'll find everything from trolls lurking under bridges to a statue of Lenin, while Capitol Hill is characterised by creaking mansions and trendy boutiques, and waterfront Ballard has a fascinating Scandinavian heritage. Seattle also enjoys a stunning natural setting, surrounded by forests, mountains and the broad sweep of Puget Sound, and boasts a wealth of green spaces.

Our tip

Wander through Pike Place market – make sure you visit the fish stall, a surprise awaits!

The Ship

Your home from home

Holland America Line cruises - MS Amsterdam at sea
Holland America Line cruises - MS Amsterdam Deluxe Verandah Suite
Holland America Line cruises - MS Amsterdam pool deck

Holland America’s Amsterdam features a stylish Dutch elegance and heritage, with all the facilities of a large ship, alongside the intimacy of quite a small one, with just 1380 guests.

What we love

Amsterdam is a real piece of history, with original art deco pieces and lots of intimate bars and lounges with fascinating artwork reflecting the company's 140 year marine heritage. At the heart of Amsterdam is an extraordinary sculpture which fills the three storey atrium - the Planeto Astrolabium.

Capacity 1,380 Guests
Crew 658 International Staff
Style

The ship may have a historical feel, but the facilities are as contemporary as they come with great technical workshops and lots of action on board.

Year Built 2000
LAST REFURBISHED 2013
Tonnage 60,874 grt
Length 780 feet
Breadth 106 feet
Cruising Speed 25 knots
More about MS Amsterdam

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Hyatt Regency Pier 66, Fort Lauderdale

Overnight in Fort Lauderdale

The Hyatt Regency Pier 66 has been THE hotel of choice for cruise passengers for as long as we can remember.

Florida Everglades

See more of Florida

Go out into the Florida Everglades and Sawgrass Recreation Park with native flora and fauna and reconstructed Seminole villages.

Inn at the Market, Seattle

Where to stay in Seattle

We love the Inn at the Market at Pike Place market – great location and a lovely welcoming hotel.

San Juan Islands, near Seattle

Excursions from Seattle

Seattle is at the centre of some extraordinary scenery. How to choose? If you’ve a little time, go for the San Juan islands.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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