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This is a unique opportunity to discover the breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage site Waddensea, while sharing a lovely time with your family or friends.
Through the Tour, you will discover the largest unbroken and undisturbed system of intertidal sand and mud flats in the World. While being sorrounded by a unique landscape, you will be able to spot the cute wild seals that live there, contemplate and listen to thousand of seabirds, and enjoy the views of the traditional towns along the coast of this amazing sea.
This 7-hour adventure will start from the center of Amsterdam in the morning. From there and aboard a luxurious coach you will take a sightseeing our along the beautiful Dutch countryside, where its land is claimed from the sea, and lovely villages and windmills can be observed. Then, you will board a ship that will sail the gorgeous Wadddensea World Heritage area during 2-2.5 hours.
The Waddensea has a unique tidal system and coastal wetlands that provides refuge for multiple animals. Its wetlands in particular are one of the most important ones on Earth, due to the seabirds that live and depend on them. Back in the harbour you will have the opportunity to visit and spend some time walking the narrow streets of the historic fisherman’s village of Harlingen. Then, on our way back to Amsterdam, you will stop at the well-known enclosing dike between Noord Holland and Friesland, which prevents the flooding of the country.
Meeting point address:
De Ruijterkade Oost, at the River Cruises Docks (In the center of Amsterdam, right behind the Central Train Station). Just take the IJ exit of the Central Station and then turn right. Please, make sure to arrive ar the meeting point 20 minutes before departure time.
The bus has a toilet and snacks, sandwiches and drinks can be purchased on board (only cash is accepted).
The ship has both indoor and outdoor seating areas and it is equipped with a bathroom. Please, bear in mind that wildlife is best spotted on the deck.
To fully enjoy the experience, please bring warm and comfortable clothes because the Waddensea area is always colder than in Amsterdam and you will be on the boat a for a large part of the journey. Gloves, winter hat and rain coat are highly recommended.
Please note that the trip is subject to weather & sea conditions and can be cancelled in case of severe weather.