Boat tour to Zaanse Schans Windmill Village from Amsterdam
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Boat tour to Zaanse Schans Windmill Village from Amsterdam

Free cancellation
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 6 hours
Safety measures applied
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!

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COVID-19 information
The 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
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Cruise
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 3-14)
    • Infants (age 0-2): Free admission
    Where

    Ms. van Riemsdijkweg 45, 1033 RC Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Meeting point:

    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.

    What to remember
    • Captain will provide commentary in Dutch and English
    • Drinks, snacks and simple lunch items are available to purchase on board
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Amsterdam Boat Cruises
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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