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Volendam Marken Express

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“the upper deck”(12 reviews)
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Since 1933, the Marken Express has been sailing, daily every 30-45 minutes starting at 10.30 am in Volendam between the two old fishing villages of Volendam and Marken. From the boat you have a great view of the fi shermen’s houses standing along...more
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Haven 39, 1131 EP Volendam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our Countryside & Windmills tour, we used this boat to transport us from Volendam to Marken--we didn't actually take a tour from this boat. However, staff was very informative and helpful and explaining the area's history. The boat was well furbished, clean and offered...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Denise V
victorvandenbos, Front Office Manager at Volendam Marken Express, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate the positive feedback, Denise! Hope to see you again very soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice clean ships, lovely staff . Our group was allowed to go into the steering hut and we were showed around.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank andischeef
victorvandenbos, Front Office Manager at Volendam Marken Express, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Nice to hear you had a good time! :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting Volendam this is a must do trip over to the quaint fishing village of Maarken, boat travels at a lovely gentle pace so all very pleasant.

Date of experience: September 2019
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victorvandenbos, Front Office Manager at Volendam Marken Express, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words, Stephen :)

Reviewed August 5, 2019

Good boat transportation between Voldendam and Marken. This is not a tour just a boat ride between two locations. Although there is a bar and bathrooms on the lower deck so it does have some nice extras. The boat is clean and the people are...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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victorvandenbos, Front Office Manager at Volendam Marken Express, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2019

Thank you very much for your positive feedback! ;) We hope to welcome you on our boat again soon!

Reviewed June 29, 2019

Although it was great to boat across the largest man made lake in Europe, it was a very hot day and we were travelling very slowly.Good thing there were drinks available on board.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

Well worth the money to take this tour which is run a few times per day out of the Central Station area of Amsterdam. Get to see lots of the countryside.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

We took the express while on our Amsterdam tour and the boat is nice and spacious. They have drinks for purchase and you can sit back and watch the water go by on the short trip across the lake. There are some nice views and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KBD87
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Poetic environment with locals. Great food seaside village and quality products. The blond people is very welcome and the flowers in the gardens flowers complete the science.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Superb harring by the roadside just for 2.50euros..a must try Dutch food... Don't missed it... Fresh fish fry for 4euros...finger licking good

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

Took the boat ride from Marken to Volendam. It was a hot day but everyone seemed to want the top deck, but I and handful of others chose the bottom deck so it was nice and empty. They served reasonably priced drinks and food onboard....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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KodochaNL
June 28, 2019|
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Response from Susanne412 | Reviewed this property |
Good Morning! I must be honest, I'm not 100% sure, but the ferry is also used by locals, so I presume to 98% yes. At all outdoor places people come with dogs.
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chefmakoto
May 29, 2019|
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Response from Farzdude | Reviewed this property |
No, you need to buy a separate ticket from the ticket counter just at the jetty.
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Jess2388_88
September 2, 2018|
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Response from _zakbaci | Reviewed this property |
I think so , there is enough room where you can put it. Trains also has a private part for strollers..
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