If you’ve got strong desire to wander or travel and explore the world, then the Dave Koz Cruise on Holland America’s ms Oosterdam is the cruise for you. The onboard atmosphere is highlighted by a dazzling giant Waterford crystal globe that hangs from the ceiling in the ship’s atrium, representing the travels this ship has and will carry out. Holland America also introduced a new program called On Location with activities and onboard experiences that feature traditions from the regions in which the ms Oosterdam is sailing.

Enjoy Oosterdam’s dining and entertainment venues, such as Music Walk™, with Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King’s Blues Club and Billboard Onboard. Guests can choose from among delectable specialty restaurants, hone culinary skills with EXC Port to Table and thrill to BBC Earth Experiences.


Passengers aboard the Dave Koz and Friends at Sea cruise can expect to be entertained by some of the world’s most talented musicians, many of whom will perform exclusive, intimate concerts just for the cruise attendees. In addition to these performances, guests can indulge in a variety of culinary delights, relax in the ship’s luxurious spa, or participate in a range of fun and engaging activities such as dance lessons, cooking demonstrations, and trivia contests. Whether you’re a seasoned cruiser or a first-time traveler, the Dave Koz and Friends at Sea cruise promises to be a truly unforgettable experience.

Signature and Theme Events

A significant aspect of enjoying a Dave Koz Cruise is getting familiar with the unique personalities on board. To help you make the most of your unforgettable vacation, we have arranged several intimate events. These include dress-up occasions, such as All-Star Formal Night, opportunities to meet and greet your favorite performers, master classes, one-on-one sessions, and events exclusive to either men or women like Just Us Guys and The Sisterhood. Additionally, you can enjoy uplifting experiences like “The Morning Show” and “Uplifted”: Gospel At Sea, or participate in the “So You Think You Can Jam!” Passenger Talent Search, and “Global Beat” Drum Circle, among many other exciting events.

Dining Experiences

Onboard Activities

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