Amsterdam Port Tour

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2 hours

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Culture Vultures, Family Friendly, First Timers, Uniquely Dutch

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Dutch, English, Espanol, Francais, German, Italian

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Did you know that the port of Amsterdam is the world’s largest gasoline and cocoa port? Join the Amsterdam Port Tour and disover places that are normally only accessible for commercial shipping. This two hour boat cruise shows you a different side of Amsterdam.

Enjoy a unique and comfortable cruise in one of the worlds’ largest logistic hubs. The Amsterdam Port Tour takes you past the cocoa warehouse, where cocoa for the tastiest chocolates such as Verkade, Droste and Tony Chocolonely is stored and shipped. And amongst other unique views, you will pass a car terminal that processes 200,000 cars per year. Discover how the port transforms into a circular hub, while listening to interesting stories and information shared by professionals.

After casting off the mooring lines, the Amsterdam Port Tour starts directly on the ‘IJ’. The boat sails along large cargo ships and you may even pass one of the giant cruise ships arriving at the Cruise Port Amsterdam. See the ‘circular port’and hear more about the recent and future developments. The port of Amsterdam is working hard towards a fossil-free and sustainable port.

In good weather, you can enjoy the panoramic deck and admire views of the world’s largest cocoa and petrol port. Inside, you have the comfort of the ship’s luxurious interior. Small bites and refreshments are available to purchase onboard. Enjoy a cruise like no other ! This unique tour shows a different side of Amsterdam.


Note: If you would like to discover more of Amsterdam in a unique way, why not rent a bike for a great experience.


  • See the port of Amsterdam from a unique perspective
  • Discover places that are only accessible for commercial shipping
  • Pass by the cocoa warehouse, where tasty chocolates like Verkade and Tony Chocolonely are stored
  • Hear more about recent and future developments of the port
  • Enjoy vast views from the panoramic deck of the boat
  • Taste some delicious food or have a drink during this comfortable cruise


  • 2-hour Amsterdam Port Tour
  • Multilingual audio guide


  • Food & drinks

Meeting Point


Is the boat wheelchair accessible?
Yes, this boat cruise is wheelchair accessible.
Are food and drinks available onboard?
Drinks, snacks and simple lunch items are available to purchase.
Where is the meeting point?
Ms. van Riemsdijkweg (opposite nr. 45), Amsterdam-North (NDSM warf)
You will find the ship next to the ferry dock.
From Amsterdam Central Station you can take the free ferry to the NDSM wharf (purple line F4).
During business hours, the ferry departs every 15 minutes. The crossing takes approx. 15 minutes.
Are evening tours offered?
On selected dates you can enjoy an evening boat cruise with Amsterdam Port Tour. This tour departs at 5.30pm. Dates: 6, 20 July | 3, 17, 25 August
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