25-minute Zaanse Schans windmill cruise with optional tour
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25-minute Zaanse Schans windmill cruise with optional tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Dutch , Japanese , Chinese
Availability: Everyday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 25 minutes to 1 hour
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Sail by the Zaanse UNESCO World Heritage windmills
  • Discover the Dutch industrial past with its windmills, traditional houses and workshops
  • Upgrade your ticket to combine the cruise with a visit to a working mill
What to expect

Sail with this unique journey and be amazed by the Zaanse UNESCO World Heritage windmills during a 25-minute cruise. Without these ‘Dutch heroes’ the Netherlands would not have had a Golden Age and VOC.

Step back in time, to the old Dutch world of windmills at the Zaanse Schans, located 20 minutes north of Amsterdam. The Zaanse Schans offers a perfectly preserved glimpse into the Dutch industrial past with its windmills, traditional houses and workshops.

Upgrade your ticket to combine the cruise with a visit to an oil mill at the Zaanse Schans. Watch the mills from the water during the cruise then discover the secrets of one of the oil mills during a tour!

Onboard your cruise you will see the following mills, along with compelling stories that you will hear during your cruise:

  • De Ooievaar - Oil
  • De Bleeke Dood - Corn
  • De Huisman - Spices
  • De gekroonde Poelenburg - Wood
  • De Kat - Paint
  • De Zoeker - Oil
  • Het Jonge Schaap (Stop, approx. 30 min) - Wood
  • De Bonte Hen - Oil

The combination ticket includes:

  • Windmill Cruise (25 minutes)
  • Visit to wood mill ‘Het Jonge Schaap’
  • Offered in Dutch, English, German, French, Chinese, Italian, Japanese

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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
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Windmill cruise Zaanse Zchans ticket
    • Windmill visit (if option is selected at checkout)
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price
    • Children ages (4-12): reduced
    • Infants ages (0-3): free
    Where

    Kalverringdijk 21A, 1509 BT Zaandam

    Meeting point:

    Use your ticket to board the boat at any time during open hours.

    What to remember
    • Use your ticket to gain access to the boat. Onboard you will receive a separate ticket for your tour (if option is selected at checkout)

    The combination ticket includes:

    • Windmill Cruise (25 minutes)
    • Visit to wood mill ‘Het Jonge Schaap’ (30 minutes)
    • Offered in Dutch, English, German, French, Chinese, Italian, Japanese
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    When
    • Boat depart daily, every 30 minutes from 11.30am to 3.00pm
    • Check-in 5 minutes before ships departure
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    Provider
    WindmillCruises
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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