Water activity

Zaanse Schans: 4-Hours Boat Rental

Activity provider: Dutch Boat Tours - Cruises

Zaanse Schans: 4-Hours Boat Rental

Activity provider: Dutch Boat Tours - Cruises

From US$ 278.87 per group up to 12

Rent a luxury licensed sloop and explore the Zaan area in all freedom. Admire a panoramic view of the centuries-old windmills.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Sail along the centuries-old windmills at your own pace
  • Park the boat and have lunch at one of the many bars and restaurants on the riverside
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the UNESCO protected Zaan area
  • Explore scenic Wormerveer and its centuries old warehouses
  • Discover the beautiful widespread Uitgesteer Lake
Full description
Explore the beautiful Zaan area on a boat at your own pace. Start the journey at the main dock of the Zaanse Schans. Get on a boat and hear the explanations of the friendly staff to sail safely. After the introduction, you can either sail north, towards the scenic village of Wormerveer or south towards Zaandam. In both ways, you will come across multiple bars and restaurants on the water. Don't miss the chance to park the boat and go for a drink. In case you decide to go north, you will arrive at the Uitgeester Lake after Wormerveer. This is a beautiful widespread lake, where you can easily go for a swim. You can also visit Alkmaar, known as the Dutch city of cheese with a traditional market held every Friday.
  • Boat rental with gas
  • Safety equipment
  • Fridge
  • Deposit (€500)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at the main dock of the Zaanse Schans, next to the toilets. Look for the Dutch Boat Tours sign. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Deposit

Know before you go

  • No license is needed. Maximum capacity of 8 people.
  • For the rent of the boat, a €500 deposit is required (card or cash).
  • In case of rain, you can change or cancel the booking free of costs

Product ID: 401154