Do this because
Sail from the port area of Amsterdam, the second largest port in the Netherlands
Cruise up the river Zaan through the world's oldest industrial area
Enjoy views from the panoramic deck of the ship
Dock in Zaanse Schans for 2 hours and explore the Windmill Village on your own
What to expect
Sail from the port area of Amsterdam, the second largest port in the Netherlands towards Zaandam. Enjoy the panoramic deck of the ship or experience the comfort of the ship's luxurious interior, where the catering is also located.
Pass through the ‘Wilhelmina lock’ and cruise up the river Zaan through the world's oldest industrial area offers views on old warehouses and historic factories. Dock at Zaanse Schans where you will have 2 hours to walk around and explore the Windmill Village on your own.
The Zaanse Schans is a residential area in which the 18th and 19th centuries are brought to life. Stroll past the bakery museum and enjoy the smell of fresh cookies, or take a look at the warehouse where clogs are made. Be sure not to miss the cheese factory, pewter foundry and the various windmills. The Zaanse Schans is a unique part of the Netherlands, full of wooden houses, mills, barns and workshops.
After your visit to the Zaanse Schans, the boat is waiting for you. Today you have experienced our beautiful Dutch cultural heritage by boat and by foot, a fantastic experience!
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
The experience complies with government regulations
Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test may be required, please confirm the local requirements before your visit
Ms. van Riemsdijkweg 45, 1033 RC Amsterdam, Netherlands
Board your boat opposite Ms. van Riemsdijkweg nr. 45 at the NDSM wharf. Look for the ship 'Amsterdam Boat Cruises', next to the ferry dock.
From Amsterdam Central Station you can take the free ferry to the NDSM wharf (purple line F4). During business hours the ferry leaves every 15 minutes and the crossing takes ± 15 minutes.
Amsterdam Boat Cruises
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
Important to know
- Captain will provide commentary in Dutch and English
- Drinks, snacks and simple lunch items are available to purchase on board