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Amsterdam Tourist Ferry

Krijn Taconiskade 124 | next to cafe NAP, 1087 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 427 8888
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Very Practical

Practical way to get around or across the water. Simple and cheap, useful if you need it, somewhat... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
Perfect day out to Pampus

Travelled from Ijberg (as it was closer to where we stayed) to Pampus. Very chilled trip out to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Martyn125
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Bampton, United Kingdom
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Escape the hustle and bustle of the city center, and sail with our historical boats to Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot or Fortress Island Pampus! We are the only company that offers this adventurous and interesting tour, to some of the best kept secrets of Amsterdam. Did you know that Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot is already 700 years old, and the best kept medieval castle of Holland? Or visit fortress Island Pampus, where soldiers lived untill world war I. Both destinations offer ample activities to discover the unique Dutch water defence works, and military history. Or just relax and enjoy the sunny ride! The ferry service is carried out with a traditional barge, built in 1899, and is named Sailboa. On board you'll find a fully equipped bar, toilets, a flush deck with tables and chairs and for cold and wet days the interior is heated!
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  • Average7%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Krijn Taconiskade 124 | next to cafe NAP, 1087 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Practical way to get around or across the water. Simple and cheap, useful if you need it, somewhat popular.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled from Ijberg (as it was closer to where we stayed) to Pampus. Very chilled trip out to island. Old fort nicely restored and lots of multimedia information. Delightful lunch on the terrace. Then bonus of boat trip to Muiden to pickup other passengers before...More

Thank Martyn125
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great ferry crossing, albeit the windy weather (21/06) meaning our journey was a bit more rocky/took a little longer than usual! Take the 26 tram from Centraal to get to the ferry (get off at Lumierestraat, walk east and the ferry is docked at the...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was a nice ride. Leaves on time and has a nice bar inside as well as a toilet. Is very fun for little ones. My only issue is that the Falcon show didn't end and we had to run to catch the boat. Isn't better...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

The ride was pleasant and the crew was very informative. The included your odd the castle was great and the guide very personable.

Thank ScottFreeVT
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

If you chose to ride a bike out, It’s very nice ride out to the ferry departure site. You pass by some very nice parks and ride through the very modern IJbug. The ferry ride itself is pleasant and enjoyable. 2.5 hours is the perfect...More

Thank Caitlin V
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Great trip to Muiderslot castle on the Amsterdam Tourist Ferry. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Easy to get to the marina by taking tram 26 from Central Station. Highly recommend!

Thank Annette C
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Amsterdam tourist ferry is a great way to see the city from a different perspective,there are innumerable tours boats that depart from here but to me the ferry is superb ,it's location near Central station is superb and it's quick and efficient. The views of...More

1  Thank Neil K
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CaptainImre, Eigenaar at Amsterdam Tourist Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

I am sorry to inform you that your review is for a different company. Our ferry service only goes to Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot and Fortress Island Pampus. Would you mind deleting your review? Thank you!

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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Swam the first time but friends convinced me to get the ferry and I never looked back, regular service, quick crossing, nice.

Thank trevorstone1
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CaptainImre, Eigenaar at Amsterdam Tourist Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

I am sorry to inform you that your review is for a different company. Our ferry service only goes to Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot and Fortress Island Pampus. Would you mind deleting your review? Thank you!

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Tour was extremely thorough. Everyone seemed so engaged in the information and sites. The city was easy to learn geographically and public transportation was awesome. What does seven bridges in a row mean? I guess you will have to visit Amsterdam!

Thank Nancy B
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CaptainImre, Eigenaar at Amsterdam Tourist Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

I am sorry to inform you that your review is for a different company. Our ferry service only goes to Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot and Fortress Island Pampus. Would you mind deleting your review? Thank you!

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LindaValentine50
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Response from CaptainImre | Property representative |
Our ferry service runs to Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot and Fortress Island Pampus. The public transport ferries to Amsterdam North are run by the city council. These ferries leave from the back side of the central Railway... More
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muncherMillomCumbria
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Ticket prices depend on possible discounts and range from e 6,75 to e 20,- You can get an overview of all prices on our website. Please send us message through our website if you need more information. See you on board!
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