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Plastic Whale

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“fishing”(21 reviews)
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Plastic Whale is the first professional plastic fishingcompany in the world. A social enterprise with a mission: make the world’s waters plasticfree and create valuable new products from plastic waste. It started in 2011 with a single challenge to...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Le Mairekade 33A, 1013 CB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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+31 20 737 3049
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

We had a great experience on this tour! Otto, our captain, has extensive knowledge of the city and its history, and we learned a lot. He was quick to share a joke and a story and was an excellent guide from start to finish. We...More

1  Thank Adrienne_Ladd
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Fishing for plastic on a boat made from recycled plastic and have fun and explore the city at the same time - it is a great way to see the city, make friends and have a great experience, as well as raising awareness of the...More

Thank brushtailp0ssum
Reviewed October 17, 2017

This was a very fun boat-ride in the canals (grachten) of Amsterdam. Although let me be clear from the beginning: you pay to fish other's trash from the water. If that's not what you're looking for, there are many other nice canal cruises. When we...More

Thank Kaiserin A
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I enjoyed the idea of the plastic whale and watching others fish for plastic but I didn't like touching the plastic myself (!) I may be a little OCD because they give you gloves and help you in every way possible. I really enjoyed the...More

1  Thank SamT6300
Reviewed June 7, 2017

On the way to my work I always see the boats of the plastic whale. Being on the boat and fishing plastic from the Amsterdam's canals was a great concept

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed May 4, 2017

A trip on the plastic whale is a great way to see Amsterdam and also do some good in the process. Not only are you raising awareness about litter that ends up in the canal, but you get a lot of positive feedback from the...More

1  Thank seattletoamsterdam
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

I went on an hour and half Plastic Whale plastic boat plastic fishing trip through the Amsterdam canals with my fiancée on my birthday. It was great fun! We got to see a side of Amsterdam that was intimate and felt local while also helping...More

2  Thank Jacob V
Reviewed September 2, 2016

We are totally blown away. We had a great trip, with a very nice skipper (Thank you Mo!) who gave us many interesting insights and information. We can totally recommend a plastic whale tour to everybody. And we'll definitely return for another tour!

1  Thank Aleen481
Reviewed August 3, 2016

If you have the opportunity, I highly recommend joining the Plastic Whale and performing some canal clean up. Our boat captain was friendly and even took the time to tell us about some of the landmarks we saw while sailing the canals and collecting debris....More

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Enjoyed a fantastic time fishing garbage out of the canals and highly recommend it for visitors looking for a kick with meaning! Not only is your personal awareness of littering enhanced by peering into the waters in search for the prized litter, you'll also be...More

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