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Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a major hub for transport and travel and welcomes about 846.000 passengers annually. Considering that the Dutch have been a sea-faring nation for centuries, this is quite an appropriate gateway to the city.  Passenger Terminal Amsterdam is a unique premises on the banks of the IJ. The striking building, with an undulating wave-like roof, has a 600-metre-long quay, large reception halls, underground parking and hosts a large number of events. The glass façade has a magnificent view of the IJ-harbour and the city centre.

 

Below you will find just some of the wonderful attractions and activities Amsterdam has to offer.

Nederland

A pleasant 15 minute walk along the waterside will bring you to the centre of Amsterdam. But you can also take tram 26 or a taxi to bring you to the centre of Amsterdam. Amsterdam’s magnificent city centre is compact, which means that everything is within walking distance – from the diamond factories to the world-famous museums.

There are also many attractions and excursions in the surrounding areas. For complete information about activities in and around Amsterdam.

Attractions

Houseboat museum

Houseboat museum

At the Houseboat Museum, you get the chance to experience first-hand what it’s like to live in a houseboat on an Amsterdam canal. The museum is located in the “Hendrika Maria”, a former cargo ship built in 1914. The cargo hold is now a cosy living space featuring all the conveniences and a surprising amount of space and comfort

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Prinsengracht 296, Amsterdam, Kuzey Hollanda, Nederland

Accessability: Not accessible for wheelchairs Guided tours for group visits

Stromma Canal Cruise

Stromma Canal Cruise

Amsterdam really does have it all! With its impressive and authentic houses, romantic bridges and picturesque canals, the capital of the Netherlands is one of the most gorgeous cities in the world. Stromma puts the spotlight on Amsterdam’s breathtaking beauty, with a wide variety of boat tours, excursions, and attractions.
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Prins Hendrikkade 37a, Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: Depending on type of activity, however the majority of trips are not weelchair accessible

Heineken experience

Heineken experience

The historic brewery of one of the world’s most famous beer brands offers you a behind-the-scenes look at how the beer is brewed, and also a taste of the finished product. Who wouldn’t want to visit? Guided tour lasting about half an hour about the history, interactive exhibits that explain the brewing process and even an opportunity to sample and enjoy the beer itself

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Stadhouderskade 78, Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: Accessible for wheelchairs

Distance from harbor

4.5 km, 15 min

metro 52 from Amsterdam Central Station Open from Monday till Sunday from 10:30 am till 18:30 pm

Blue Boat Company

Blue Boat Company

Blue Boat Company offer a wide range of cruise related products in the Amsterdam canals.

Amsterdam Canal Cruises operates a fleet of 6 large canal boats . The docks are centrally located opposite the Heineken Brewery (Heineken Experience) and equipped with excellent coach facilities. 

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Stadhouderskade 501, Amsterdam, Nederland

Maximum amount of visitors: 100

Accessability: If there’s a wheelchair amongst your company, it is necessary to make a reservation beforehand.

Tuk Tuk Sightseeing

Tuk Tuk Sightseeing

Located right next to the Passenger’s Terminal Tuk Tuk Sightseeing offers private city tours and transfer/shuttle services for groups and individuals using it’s electric Tuk Tuks. The Tuk Tuk is a guaranteed fun and entertaining experience. It is the ideal way to get to know Amsterdam. TukTuk City tours can also be combined with a […]
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Piet Heinkade 11, Amsterdam, Nederland

Distance from harbor

500m, 5 min

Located right next to the Passenger’s Terminal Amsterdam

Délerium Café

Délerium Café

The place to beer! The Délirium Café offers an extraordinary drinks menu featuring more than 720 types of beer, plus Burgundian cuisine, a large pier for boats, service right at the boat, various offers for private hire (for large as well as smaller groups) and two small cafés that are available for private functions: Kootje […]
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Piet Heinkade 4, Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: Also accessible for wheelchairs

Distance from harbor

1 km, 13 min

walking distance from the ship

Eye

Eye

This national museum for film, located on Amsterdam’s IJ harbour, manages more than 40.000 films from all genres. The collection represents an outstanding sample of film history, from classics and blockbusters to cult films. But Eye does not only focus on the past: it also closely follows the latest developments in film by organizing new acquisitions, programmes, and debates

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IJpromenade 1, Amsterdam, Nederland

Maximum amount of visitors: Guided tours possible between the 10-40 people

Accessability: Eye's entire building is accessible to people in wheelchairs or with any other restriction.

Distance from harbor

500m, 5 min

When arriving at Amsterdam Central Station, take the exit to IJzijde (IJ bank) to take a ferry for free.

A'dam Tower

A'dam Tower

An absolute must-see and a spectacular lookout over the city. The former Shell Building has been transformed into a bustling 24/7 music temple, with clubs, cafes, a hotel offices and eateries to boot

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Overhoeksplein 1, Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: Is accessible for wheelchairs

Distance from harbor

500 m, 5 min

5 min by ferry from the Amsterdam central station

Smidtje luxury Cruises

Smidtje luxury Cruises

Smidtje Luxury Cruises specializes in 1hr private boat rentals for groups from 2 till 2.000 persons. We have a diverse range of open-, classic-, luxury saloon boats or design ships in different sizes, all silent and 100% electrically powered, a healthy and environmental friendly way of transportation in style. We have a wide range of […]
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Prins Hendrikkade 77, Amsterdam, Nederland

Maximum amount of visitors: Ranging from 2-2000

Distance from harbor

1 km, 10 min

Located very close to the Amsterdam Central station and appointments can be made for pick up at the ship All our boarding locations are easily accessible by public transport.

City of diamonds Gassan

City of diamonds Gassan

The city of Amsterdam and diamonds have been inextricably linked for more than 400 years. The history of Amsterdam as Diamond City begins in the 16th century and continues to date. The Dutch capital still houses a number of diamond traders and diamond polishing factories of which GASSAN Diamonds and Royal Coster Diamonds are the […]
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Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 173, Amsterdam, Nederland

Distance from harbor

16 min

5 min

2,5 km 13 min

From the central station in Amsterdam you can take metro 51, 53 and 54 to Waterlooplein from their it is a 4 min walk to Gassan

Amsterdam Museum

Amsterdam Museum

Amsterdam: a world city? Yes, but also small, quaint and strong-minded. Home to Johan Cruijff, Rembrandt, Ajax, the Red Light District, the Dutch East India Company and marijuana. The capital of the Netherlands. A 1000-year-old trading city that has a special relationship with water and a strong focus on entrepreneurship, creativity, citizenship and free-thinking.
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Kalverstraat 92, 1012 AB Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: You may, however, make use of our loan wheelchairs.

Distance from harbor

2 km 20 min

2 km 6 min

2 km 14 min

Tram: 1, 2, 5 (get out at Spui), or 4, 9, 16, 24 and 25 (get out at Rokin). With metro 52 (4min) exit at the Rokin and a 2 min walk

Artis

Artis

One of the oldest zoos in mainland Europe, with more than 900 species of animals, including the incredibly rare Scimitar Oryx and Black Wildebeest.

Every Saturday and Sunday, tours depart from the Monkey Island at 2pm and on most weekend days, you can join a 'Guided tour of ARTIS'.

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Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: The ARTIS grounds are mostly wheelchair accessible. A limited number of wheelchairs are available at the ticket desk, subject to a € 1,00 security deposit

Distance from harbor

2 km, 24 min

2 km, 9 min

4 km, 13 min

Tram 14 from Amsterdam Central Station stops at ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo.

The National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum houses one of the world’s biggest collections of nautical art and artifact, including paintings, ship models, navigation instruments and world maps. Discover 500 years of Dutch maritime history and how strongly this is connected to modern day society and of the future.
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Kattenburgerplein 1, Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: Accessible for people with disabilities.

Distance from harbor

2 km, 20 min

2,3 km, 6 min

From Amsterdam central station take bus 22 or 48.

Rijksmueum

Rijksmueum

The Rijksmuseum is the museum of the Netherlands. The finest masterpieces and most exciting stories can be found here. A total of 8,000 treasures spread over 80 galleries tell the story of 800 years of Dutch art and history, from the Middle Ages to the present day.
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Museumstraat 1, Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: The museum is wheelchair accessible

Distance from harbor

2,6 km 31 min

2,6 km 10 min

3,4 km 16 min

From Central Station: trams 2 and 12 or metro 52 (stop: Vijzelgracht)

City of Diamonds Coster

City of Diamonds Coster

The city of Amsterdam and diamonds have been inextricably linked for more than 400 years. The history of Amsterdam as Diamond City begins in the 16th century and continues to date. The Dutch capital still houses a number of diamond traders and diamond polishing factories of which GASSAN Diamonds and Royal Coster Diamonds are the […]
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Paulus Potterstraat 2, 1071 CZ Amsterdam, Nederland

Distance from harbor

2,8 km 34 min

3,2 km 14 min

3,8 km 20 min

From the Amsterdam Central station you can take metro 52 or tram 2 and 12 to the Rijksmuseum from their it is only a 1 minut walk

TropenMuseum

TropenMuseum

The Tropenmuseum is a museum of world cultures, housed in one of the most impressive museum buildings in the Netherlands. From the monumental Great Hall there is a wide view of what the museum has to offer.

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Linnaeusstraat 2A, Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: The Tropenmuseum is easily accessible to wheelchair users

Distance from harbor

2,9 km, 36 min

3.2 km, 13 min

4km, 14 min

From the central station you can easily take tram 14 to the museum. From the water: Canal Bus and Artis Expressboat

Wester Wijnfabriek

Wester Wijnfabriek

This place takes the wine experience to the next level. There are 70 types of wine to taste, a lab where you can blend your own, and wine on tap that you can bottle for your picnic in the park

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Pazzanistraat 10, Amsterdam, Nederland

Distance from harbor

3 km, 14 min

3 km, 11 min

From Amsterdam central station take bus 21 or 22. Open from Tuesday till Sunday

Albert Cuypmarkt

Albert Cuypmarkt

With 260 stalls operating six days a week, you’ll find everything from Vietnamese spring rolls to freshly made stroopwafels at this famous market

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Albert Cuypstraat, Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: Accessible for wheelchairs

Distance from harbor

3 km, 12 min

4,5 km, 15 min

With Metro 52 from Amsterdam central station

Dappermarkt

Dappermarkt

Some 250 stalls sell everything from tulips and textiles to fish and soft furnishings. A melting pot of cultures, this is the place to source hard-to-find ingredients

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Dapperstraat, Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: Accessible for wheelchairs

Distance from harbor

3.6 km 14 min

4,4 km, 15 min

From central station: By tram: lines 3,7,9,10,14 By bus: 22, 37, and 41. By train: station Muiderstation

Hermitage Amsterdam

Hermitage Amsterdam

The Dutch brand of the worldfamous State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, with constantly changing exhibitions.

During the tour you are given additional information about the current exhibition. Depending on what you want, our specialized guides will take you on a tour of one of our exhibitions

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Amstel 51, Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: Is fully accessible to wheelchairs.

Distance from harbor

3 km, 10 min

with metro line 51 from the Amsterdam Central station you arrive within 10 min

The Royal Concertgebouw

The Royal Concertgebouw

The Royal Concertgebouw (Het Concertgebouw) is one of the world’s most famous concert halls renowned for its exceptional acoustics. With over 700 concerts a year Het Concertgebouw offers a varied programme featuring leading international musicians, orchestras, and conductors.
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Concertgebouwplein 10, Amsterdam, Nederland

Distance from harbor

3,3 km, 40 min

4,7 km, 15 min

4,1 km, 20 min

4,1 km, 20 min

The Concertgebouw is easily accessible from the Central Station: - tram 2 and 12 - metro 52 (Noord/Zuidlijn) up to station De Pijp, transfer to tram 3 or 12

Verzetsmuseum/ resistance museum

Verzetsmuseum/ resistance museum

The Dutch brand of the worldfamous State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, with constantly changing exhibitions.

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Plantage Kerklaan 61, Amsterdam, Nederland

Accessability: Both the permanent exhibitions and changing exhibitions are wheelchair accessible

Distance from harbor

4 km, 19 min

The museum offers guided tours through its permanent exhibition and through the neighbourhood, providing much additional information and interesting details. Tram From Amsterdam Central Station take tram 14. Stop ‘Plantage Kerklaan’,

Schiphol

Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the primary international airport in the Netherlands, is located about 20 kilometers from Amsterdam. Ninety airlines fly to and from Schiphol and have offices at the airport or in Amsterdam. It handles over 48 million passengers a year traveling to 260 destinations worldwide. Schiphol is Europe’s fifth largest passenger airport. You can […]
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Schiphol Boulevard, Schiphol, Nederland

Distance from harbor

25 km, 20-40 min

25 km, 25 min

17 min by train from Amsterdam central station

Keukenhof

Keukenhof

The most beautiful spring garden in the world. Keukenhof is the perfect place to enjoy millions of flowering tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and other bulb flowers
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Stationsweg 166a, Lisse, Nederland

Accessability: Our park offers excellent access for (electric) wheelchairs and has plenty of disabled toilet facilities.

Distance from harbor

50 km, 45 min

Coach Parking Coaches can be parked for free in the carpark adjacent to the main entrance.

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