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Oude Haven: Our most recommended tours and activities

Rotterdam: City Center Electric Boat Rental

1. Rotterdam: City Center Electric Boat Rental

Discover Rotterdam from the water with an electric boat rental from a jetty in Oude Haven. Enjoy the use of life jackets and get detailed instructions on how to use the boat without needing a boating license. Choose from a 1 or 2-hour rental period. Head to the jetty next to the iconic yellow cube houses in Oude Haven and check in at the front desk. Listen as a staff member explains how to operate the electric boat. Embark on a self-guided adventure from the jetty aboard the boat. Make your way to see the stunning architecture that lines the city's waterways with time to visit districts like Scheepsmakershaven, Leuvehaven, Wijnhaven, Haringvliet, Boerengat, and Buizengat. Return your boat to the jetty at the end of the rental period.

From Amsterdam: Rotterdam and The Hague Tour in Spanish

2. From Amsterdam: Rotterdam and The Hague Tour in Spanish

Depart Amsterdam and journey by bus to explore the seat of power in the Netherlands in the elegant city of The Hague, where highlights include the royal Noordeinde Palace and the government buildings of the Binnenhof. Continue to the Mauritshuis Museum, where art by Rembrandt and Vermeer is on display and then see the headquarters of the International Court of Justice at the Peace Palace. You then journey to Rotterdam, known for its innovative architecture. On arrival, look at The Man without a Heart sculpture by Ossip Zadkine, built to reflect on the destruction of the city during World War II. See the only medieval building still standing in the city, admire the interesting Cube Houses by Piet Blom and go to the old port area of Oude Haven. Marvel at the food on display in the historic Markthal and stroll along the banks of the River Meuse to get a panoramic view of the city's skyscrapers. Get some free time in Rotterdam for lunch and before making your way back to Amsterdam.

Rotterdam: Open Boat Sightseeing Cruise in the City Center

3. Rotterdam: Open Boat Sightseeing Cruise in the City Center

Sail thorugh the heart of Rotterdam on this open boat tour from the Oude Haven district. Have the option to purchase acholic and non-acholic beverages as you admire the waterside sights. Go past attractions like the City Grain Elevator 19, the last working grain elevator in the world.  Head to the pier close to the iconic cube houses and hop aboard the comfortable boat. Capture a picture of cube houses from the water as you embark on your cruise through the city center. Get facinating insights into the sights that you see along the route from your skipper.  Take in the unique architectural environment as you glide by the Art Nouveau-style, towering White House and the City Grain Elevator 19. Expereince going under historic bridges. Return to the starting point at the end of your cruise. 

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What people are saying about Oude Haven

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 93 reviews

The tour was well planned, the guide was a nice guy, very knowledgeable and made the visit truly enjoyable. I recommend the tour

Passei legal, mas tudo muito rápido, pouco tempo pra aproveitar os lugares.... Não faria novamente.

Our guide Facundo was very pleasant with great sense of humor. The tour was a learning experience.

Facundo es un crack, gracias por hacernos pasar tan buen día