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Amsterdam Tourist Ferry

Step on board one of Amsterdam Tourist Ferry's traditional boats and visit two unique Unesco World Heritage Sites close to Amsterdam: fortress island Pampus and the medieval Castle Muiderslot.

Amsterdam Tourist Ferry

Opening hours
Saturday
10:45 - 15:00
Sunday
10:45 - 15:00
Location
Amsterdam Tourist Ferry
Krijn Taconiskade 124a
1087 HV Amsterdam
Discount with the I Amsterdam City Card
Discover the I amsterdam City Card

Discover the Defence Line of Amsterdam

The Defence Line of Amsterdam is a circular defence around Amsterdam. Sail to two unique parts of the Defence Line: fortress island Pampus, built to defend Amsterdam against attacks from the entrance of the former Zuiderzee, and Castle Muiderslot, a medieval castle. Both these historic locations have guided tours and a restaurant.

Travel information

The boats leave from Amsterdam Tourist Ferry's jetty in Amsterdam's newest district IJburg. All boats are equipped with a bar, heating and toilets. You can even take your bike on board and discover the surrounding Amsterdam countryside, including the Vecht region. A return trip takes just over four hours.

Please note: During the May, summer and fall vacations, the ferry service operates 6 days a week, 2 times a day:

  • Departure time at 10:45 am & at 1:15 pm (closed Mondays)
  • Summer vacations from 10 July to 26 August"

The boat can be booked on the website.

Head to the Amsterdam Tourist Ferry website for more information, or download the Brochure Veerdienst Amsterdam.

How to use the Amsterdam Tourist Ferry with your City Card

In order to visit this venue with your City Card, you are required to book a timeslot in advance. Book a timeslot by following this link, reserve your timeslot and choose the 'I Amsterdam City Card' ticket during your checkout. Please make sure your City Card is valid at the time of your visit.

Amsterdam Tourist Ferry

Opening hours
Saturday
10:45 - 15:00
Sunday
10:45 - 15:00
Location
Amsterdam Tourist Ferry
Krijn Taconiskade 124a
1087 HV Amsterdam
Discount with the I Amsterdam City Card
Discover the I amsterdam City Card