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Port of Amsterdam Harbor Tour

€22.50
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2 hr.
  • This Port of Amsterdam is truly one of a kind, as you'll be privy to locations only accessible for commercial shipping.
  • Pass along cocoa warehouses, car terminals, the circular hub, and more while picking up intruiging insider information along the way.
  • Sail between the large cargo ships while drinking in the great panoramic views from the deck.
  • You'll learn all about the history, current affairs, and future of this port- how it aims to operate in a fossil-free and sustainable fashion not too far off in the future.
  • There is catering on board with a small menu for food and drinks. Feel free to buy yourself whatever you please during your cruise.
  • Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish & Italian
  • Children aged 3-13 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 1 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Zaanse Schans : The Windmill Village Boat Tour from Amsterdam

€39.50
Free Cancellation
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6 hr.
  • Your excursion begins with a 2-hour cruise on the river Zaan- you'll pass along one of the world's oldest industrial areas as you do.
  • Look out for the world's largest cocoa and petrol port: the Port of Amsterdam, as you're headed towards the Windmill Village.
  • From where you stand, you'll have grand panoramic views of striking Holland. The deck of the ship guarantees great sightseeing and photo opportunities.
  • Dock at the famous Zaanse Schans- a must-visit for all first-timers in the city. Discover the Windmill Village in all its glory at your own pace (for 2 hours).
  • Breathe in the smell of fresh cookies at the bakery museum, learn all about clogs at the clog warehouse, sample cheese at the cheese factory, and gaze out at the massive windmills of this village.
  • After exploring Zaanse Schans for 2 hours, your boat will be waiting to sail you back to Amsterdam.
  • Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish & Italian
  • Children aged 3-13 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Thanks to the extensive layout of Amsterdam Canals which stretches over a hundred kilometers, the capital city of the Netherlands has earned its name - ‘Venice of the North.’ The canals connect the heart of the city to the famous port which also happens to be the second-largest port in the Netherlands. With most of the canals being built on the Amstel and Zaan river, Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises is probably the best way to explore the magical city of Amsterdam and tour its unique harbor.

Why Explore The Amsterdam Harbor?

Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise Tickets

During the Dutch Golden Age, the Dutch East India Company used the Amsterdam Harbor as one of its main ports. Comprising of several harbor areas, today, the Amsterdam Port serves as the second-largest port in the Netherlands with over 1,500 acres of waterways and 4,930 acres of land. With a rich history that dates back to the 13th century, the Port of Amsterdam, which happens to be a seaport serves as the fourth busiest port in Europe as it is located on the banks of the North Sea Canal and IJ, a former bay, connecting the North Sea. The Port Of Amsterdam is connected to the Rhine river through the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal.

Why Go On An Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise?

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  • Get to enjoy the enchanting panoramic views of the Amsterdam harbor from the deck of the luxurious cruise and admire the world’s largest cocoa and petrol port. Get to learn about interesting details and future development plans of the port.
  • Get to explore the areas of Amsterdam port that are only accessible for commercial shipping and sail between large cargo ships.
  • Sail off the former historic NDSM yard and enjoy a luxurious long cruise ride with an amazing view from the deck as you enjoy the amazing food and drink choices available onboard.
  • Explore the historic town of Zaanse Schans and experience the Dutch cultural heritage on this amazing 4-hour excursion.

Sights Covered On Your Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise

Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise tickets

Amsterdam Canals

Dug up in the form of concentric circles, Amsterdam Canals are a key highlight of Amsterdam city. The Amsterdam Canal region is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage. The iconic structure attracts several tourists from around the world. Many monumental buildings are built along its banks, making Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises one of the best ways to explore the city.

Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise tickets

Port of Amsterdam

Built-in the 13th century, the Port of Amsterdam served as the main port for the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. Today it stands as the fourth busiest port in Europe and the second-largest port in the Netherlands. The Harbor Cruises offers panoramic views of the port, and Please check your ticket before purchasing for the world’s largest cocoa and petrol port from the deck.

Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise tickets

Zaan River

Originally a sidearm of the IJ Bay, the Zaan river runs about 13.5 kilometers and is an important part of the Netherlands’ geographical and cultural history as several towns and cities along the banks of the river are named after it including Zaanse Schans. It is an integral part of the Netherlands as the towns hold on to the cultural heritage.

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Zaanse Schans

Deriving its name from the Zaan River, Zaanse Schans holds on to the original Dutch cultural heritage with its well-preserved historic houses and windmills. It offers a unique experience for the original Netherlands with its bakery museum and other experiences that are exclusive to the Netherlands, making it a popular destination for tourists.

Know Before You Go on an Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise

Please note that there are multiple ticket options available for Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises. For information related to cruise details like timings, redemption center, boarding points, facilities, and inclusions, please check your tickets before purchasing.  

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Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise tickets

Zaanse Schans : The Windmill Village Boat Tour from Amsterdam

  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Tour Details & Timings:
    - 2-hr cruise from Amsterdam to the Zaanse Schans.
    - 2-hr free time at the Zaanse Schans.

Port of Amsterdam Harbor Tour

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Tour Details & Timings:
    2-hour Amsterdam port tour
Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise tickets

The boarding point of Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises are:

  • Boarding Point: Opposite dock of Ms. van Riemsdijkweg 45 (NDSM wharf)
  • Address: Mt. Ondinaweg 30, 1033 RG Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    Find it on the map.

How to Reach?

Take the free ferry to the NDSM wharf (purple line F4) from the Amsterdam Centraal Station.

Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise tickets

Zaanse Schans : The Windmill Village Boat Tour from Amsterdam

  • 2-hr cruise from Amsterdam to the Zaanse Schans
  • 2-hr free time at the Zaanse Schans
  • Entertainment tax
  • Downloadable multilingual audio guide
  • Free WiFi onboard
  • Small menu for food & drinks (to buy)

 Port of Amsterdam Harbor Tour

  • 2-hour Amsterdam port tour
  • Entertainment tax
  • Downloadable multilingual audio guide
  • Free WiFi onboard
  • Small menu for food & drinks (to buy)

Visitor Tips

  • For information regarding your cruise timings, inclusions and exclusions, facilities, ticket redemption center, and cruise boarding point, please check your ticket before purchasing. 
  • For a smooth experience, make sure to reach your boarding point before the scheduled departure time for the cruise. 
  • Amsterdam Canal Harbour Cruises operate by complying with all the government’s health and COVID safety guidelines. Make sure to practice social distancing and wear masks at all times. 
  • Guests might be subjected to temperature checks before onboarding.
  • You might experience a drop in temperature once you are onboard. Make sure to dress appropriately in warm clothes to enjoy a comfortable ride.
  • For Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise with audio guides, select your preferred language as they are available in Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish & Italian.

Frequently Asked Questions About Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise Tickets

Q. Are Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise tickets available online?

A. Yes, Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise tickets are available online.

Q. What is the cost of Amsterdam Harbor Cruise tickets?

A. There are multiple Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise tickets of various price ranges, each providing a one-of-a-kind experience. The prices for  Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise tickets start from €22.50.

Q. What are the timings of Harbor Cruise tickets in Amsterdam?

A. There are multiple ticket options available for  Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises. For information regarding your cruise timings, inclusions and exclusions, facilities, ticket redemption center, and cruise boarding point, make sure to check your ticket details before purchasing. 

Q. What is included in my Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise tickets?

A. There are multiple ticket options available for  Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises, each providing its guests with a unique experience. Along with other facilities, Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise tickets usually include a multilingual audio guide, free onboard WIFI, and a small menu of food and drinks that you can buy. For more information make sure to check your ticket details before purchasing. 

Q. What is the boarding point of my Amsterdam Harbor Cruise?

A. There are multiple ticket options available for  Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises. Please check your ticket before purchasing for information regarding your cruise timings, inclusions and exclusions, facilities, ticket redemption center, and cruise boarding point. 

Q. How to find the redemption center of my Amsterdam Harbor Cruise ticket?

A. There are multiple ticket options available for Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises. Please check your ticket before purchasing for information regarding your cruise timings, inclusions and exclusions, facilities, ticket redemption center, and cruise boarding point.

Q. What sights included are included in my Harbor Cruise ticket in Amsterdam?

A. There are multiple ticket options available for  Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises, covering highlights and sights of Amsterdam like Amsterdam Canals, Zaan River, Zaanse Schans, and Port of Amsterdam. Please check your ticket before purchasing for detailed information regarding your cruise timings, inclusions and exclusions, facilities, ticket redemption center, and cruise boarding point.

Q. Are Harbor Cruises in Amsterdam safe post-COVID?

A. Yes, Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise is safe post-COVID as adequate health and safety measures are taken for an enjoyable experience.

Q. Do the Harbor Cruises in Amsterdam have life jackets?

A. Yes, Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises operate with adequate safety measures, which include life jackets.

Q. Does my Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruise have an audio guide?

A. Yes, most Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises include a multilingual audio guide. For specific details, make sure to check your ticket before purchasing.