Tickets for Kinderdijk: Roundtrip by Boat from Rotterdam

Visit 19 authentic windmills on a UNESCO site

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Opening hours
Today:  09:00 - 17:30
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 17:30
Saturday:  09:00 - 17:30
Sunday:  09:00 - 17:30
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday:  09:00 - 17:30
Starting time
4 hours
  • Board the sailing ship Nehalennia, built in 1908, for a fun guided cruise up the Nieuwe Maas from central Rotterdam
  • Walk at your own pace about UNESCO World Heritage Site Kinderdijk and learn about the intricate systems long used by the Dutch to harness wind and stop flooding
  • Enter a real mill and photograph the other 18 from as many angles as you like!

Sailing and sails, all in one day! Step on board a beautiful ship for a guided cruise up the Nieuwe Maas from Rotterdam, into UNESCO World Heritage Site Kinderdijk. Explore the collection of 19 Dutch windmills, learn about the history of harnessing wind, and return to Rotterdam truly cultured.

Sail on to 19 windmills at UNESCO World Heritage Site Kinderdijk!

Hop on board the good ship Nehalennia, built in 1908, for a leisurely cruise up the Nieuwe Maas from central Rotterdam. It'll take about 90 minutes, and you can buy drinks and snacks as you soak up the city views and skyline. Your guide will explain the highlights as you pass them, including those impressive bridges.

Once you reach Kinderdijk, walk about at your own pace and photograph the 19 windmills. Step inside a working mill, learn about the intricate system that keeps the seawater from flooding the Netherlands, and then board the Nehalennia for a relaxing cruise home.

It's escapism at its best. And if you enjoy a couple of beers on the boat, you might learn even more about the wind.

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What's included
Trip to Kinderdijk and back
Food and beverages (available on board, cash only)
Entrance fees for paid windmills (visit optional)

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The Nehalennia
Boompjeskade 123, Rotterdam
Key info
Live guide
English, Dutch and German
Additional info

Getting There

  • Metro: D to Leuvehaven
  • Tram: 23 or 25 to Leuvehaven
Sep 7, 2018
Great boat, though not clear about how much time would be spent at Kinderdijk.
Jun 13, 2018
The boat ride is very pleasant and the employees extremely helpful and friendly. However this tour does not allow near enough time to enjoy the windmills at Kinderdijk. If you are an older person or have any mobility issues you may not have enough time to get to the windmills site and back let alone actually get up close to them.
Jun 8, 2018
we would wish for more time in town to see windmills, visit shops & drink coffee.
May 27, 2017
Easy booking and easy journey!!
Jul 6, 2019
Ein schöner Ausflug, der Landgang war super, es wäre schöner 2h Zeit dafür zu haben, da 1,5h etwas schnell rum sind. Sehr freundliche Besatzung 👍 gerne wieder
Jul 1, 2019
Ein schönes Schiff mit viel Platz hat uns die Wasserseite von Rotterdam gezeigt. Freundliche und aufmerksame Besatzung machten die Fahrt extra schön.
Bier und Wein kühl und lecker.
Dies Fahrt ist zu empfehlen!
Jun 10, 2019
Schöne, entspannte Schiffahrt mit gutem Service und humanen Essens- & Getränkepreisen auf dem Schiff.
Leider war die Aufenthaltszeit vor Ort im Vergleich zur Schiffahrt - auch aufgrund des Fußwegs zu den Mühlen hin und zurück - recht knapp bemessen.
Jun 9, 2019
Gezellig, alleen jammer dat het weer niet mee zat.
Jun 3, 2019
dommage pas de commentaires français mais bonne croisière
May 1, 2019
Sehr nette Crew.
Gut verständliche Erklärungen in deutsch.
Ein schöner Ausflug.

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