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Keukenhof Gardens Entry & Windmill Sightseeing Cruise

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Enjoy a scenic boat cruise offering spectacular views of the fields and windmills. Explore Keukenhof, Holland's most beautiful garden, and visit an operational windmill.
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Duration: 7 hours
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  • Benefit from frequent and comfortable transportation to Keukenhof Gardens
  • Enjoy a sightseeing cruise in the heart of the windmill and bulb field region
  • Bypass the lines and stroll among the floral displays at your leisure
  • Marvel at the colorful Dutch landscape dotted with windmills
  • Explore the inside of an operational windmill
  • Amsterdam

  • 1 hour

  • Kaag Lakes (boat cruise, windmills)

  • Keukenhof (free time)

  • 1 hour

  • Amsterdam

5 hours

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Full description
Be inspired by the sights and smells of more than seven million bulbs in bloom at Keukenhof! Benefit from flexible and direct travel by bus to Keukenhof from Amsterdam. On the way, be entertained by a video presentation with interesting details about Holland and Keukenhof. Upon arrival, avoid the long queues and enjoy fast-track entry to this wonderful floral garden. Join the celebration of 70 years of Keukenhof. The 2020 theme offering a bright colourful display of flowers, will instantly inspire you.

Prior to your leisurely visit to Keukenhof Gardens, enjoy a relaxing and comfortable boat tour with spectacular views of the passing scenery, including colorful bulb fields, traditional windmills and authentic villages. The tour departs from the 'Ringvaart' Canal and takes you to the Amsterdam Kager lakes, which include ten unique islands. The live guide commentary provides interesting pointers about the history of this reclaimed land and its inhabitants, some of whom can only reach their house by boat! While travelling through narrower passages between the islands, marvel at amazing historical mansions. This 60-minute tour offers a unique experience right in the heart of the bulb fields.

After your boat tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the inside of a windmill in operation. Learn more about this typical Dutch structure. After your visit to the windmill, a shuttle bus will take you to Keukenhof Gardens within 10 minutes. You can then explore the gardens at your own leisure.
  • Round-trip transportation between Amsterdam and Keukenhof
  • Fast-track entry to Keukenhof Gardens
  • Roundtrip sightseeing cruise on the Amsterdam 'Kager' Lakes
  • Bus ride from the Windmill to Keukenhof
  • Entry and guided tour at an operational windmill
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Buses to the sightseeing cruise depart from next to THIS IS HOLLAND. Please take the free ferry from Central Station in the direction of "Buiksloterweg." It is only a 3-minute ferry ride to the opposite side, from where it's a 3-minute walk to THIS IS HOLLAND. Buses depart daily, every 30 minutes from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. After the cruise, the boat will drop you off at a windmill. Here you can visit a windmill in operation. After the visit to the windmill, the bus will take you to Keukenhof, a 10-minute drive from the windmill.

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • ID card, copy accepted
Know before you go
• From Amsterdam, the bus will take you directly to the sightseeing cruise
• After the sightseeing cruise, the boat will drop you off at a windmill in operation
• After the visit to the windmill, the bus will take you to Keukenhof Gardens, this is a 10-minute drive
• Visit at Keukenhof Gardens is at your own leisure and you are allowed to stay as long as you wish
• The last departure of the sightseeing cruise is at 1:30 PM (bus departure from Amsterdam at 12:30 PM)
• There are frequent departures for you to return to Amsterdam. The last bus from Keukenhof to Amsterdam departs at 6:30 PM.
• The duration of this excursion is flexible. Arrive and depart at your leisure
• For the Windmill Sightseeing Cruise: the bus from Amsterdam will take you to the departure point of the cruise

From US$ 65.41 per person

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