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  1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam

Amsterdam: Half-Day Zaan Windmill Dinner Cruise

Product ID: 119551
From Amsterdam, you will be met and brought to a boat at the Zaan River. Enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner while you pass the majestic windmills and beautiful villages along the Zaan River.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Dutch, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See windmills along the Zaan River
  • Enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner from the best local restaurants
  • Relax during a evening boat ride
  • Taste some typical Dutch treats on the boat
Full description
Opposite of Amsterdam Central Station at 18:00, you will be met and driven to the Zaan region, a 15 minute ride away from Amsterdam. Here, you will board a boat that will take you to the Zaan River while enjoying the beautiful sights and a drink.

After passing the locks of Zaandam, you will stop at a restaurant to pick-up a starter from your choice. From here, your local skipper will bring you towards the world-famous Zaanse Schans, where you will be able to see the amazing industrial windmills from the water. The evening light will make the sights and your pictures even more idyllic.

After seeing the windmills, your skipper will bring you back to the restaurant to enjoy your main course of choice, which has a meat, fish and vegetarian option, together with a complementary drink. Afterwards, head back on the boat where you will enjoy some typical Dutch treats while your skipper brings you back to the city center of Zaandam, where you will stop to have a dessert and a coffee at another restaurant. Your driver will meet you there afterwards to bring you back to Amsterdam after your 4-hour experience.
  • 3-course dinner
  • Drinks
  • Boat ride on Zaan River to see the windmills at Zaanse Schans
  • Pick-up from central Amsterdam
  • Drop-off at central Amsterdam
What’s Not Included
  • Extra and/or other drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of Hotel NH Barbizon Palace, Prins Hendrikkade 59-72. Look for the orange umbrella.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Dress to the weather, on the water it can feel colder
• If you have any food allergies, please inform the local tour operator about this in advance
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Definitely recommend, we had an absolutely spectacular time.

August 22, 2019

I think the trip is expensive for what you get. The food was average as was the standard of the boat. The guide was knowledgeable

June 3, 2019

Our favorite tour!

Fantastic fun, great food, wonderful guide!

September 9, 2018

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Zaan Tours

Product ID: 119551