Water activity

Port of Amsterdam Tour

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Activity provider: Amsterdam Boat Cruises

Port of Amsterdam Tour

Activity provider: Amsterdam Boat Cruises
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From US$ 23.59 per person

Learn about the history and future of the Port of Amsterdam with a 2-hour cruise.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian
Audio guide included
Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian
Wheelchair accessible


  • Embark on a cruise through the Port of Amsterdam
  • Sail between large cargo ships in areas usually reserved for commercial shipping
  • Discover more about the primary imports and exports of the port
  • Learn how the Port of Amsterdam will develop in the future
Full description
Set sail and discover the port of Amsterdam on a 2-hour cruise. Sail between the large cargo ships and discover areas of the port that are usually only permitted for commercial shipping. Learn about the history of the port with downloadable audio commentary, as you explore the port in its current form. Learn more about current primary imports and exports, namely petroleum and cocoa beans. See the warehouses where over 600,000 tonnes of cocoa beans are stored each year. Hear about the important role of the port internationally as the largest petroleum port in the world. Hear more about the future of the port area and the efforts to transition away from fossil fuels and to become more environmentally sustainable. Discover the "Circular Port" as you learn about recent and future developments in the field of energy transition. In good weather, enjoy the views from the panoramic deck of the ship. In less favourable weather, relax in the comfort of the ship's luxurious interior, with food and drinks available for purchase.
  • Entertainment tax
  • 2-hour Amsterdam Port Tour
  • Downloadable audio guide
  • Free WiFi on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

You will find the boat at the dock opposite Ms. van Riemsdijkweg 45 (NDSM wharf) Arrive 15 minutes before the cruise starts. 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.) You will find the ship next to the ferry dock. Please present a printed or electronic voucher to the captain/staff member.

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Very interesting! Unfortunately the audio guide didn't work in German. In English, he was available in both voice and writing. In order to use the guide, the Amsterdam Boat Cruises app must be loaded.

April 24, 2022

Interesting tour, everything went smoothly. Top

April 17, 2022

No working audio guide on board. Info only in Dutch.

September 10, 2021

Product ID: 396960