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Guided tour Rotterdam and Harbour cruise

Learn more about Rotterdam and explore the city with a guide and board the boat on one of the largest harbours in Europe. Including private taxi.

Rotterdam is famous for having one of Europe's largest ports, however, this city has so much more to offer! Meet our local guide, stroll through the city and listen to the facinating stories about the newest architectural highlights such as Markthal, de Rotterdam, the Qubic Houses and Central Station. Admire the Erasmus Bridge and the skyline of Rotterdam. Rotterdam is a city with very modern buildings because the city was bombed during World War ||, however still some historic buildings remain and are treasured by the people of Rotterdam. This city with its' many museums, multicultural citizens and variety of neighbourhoods is worth a visit by every traveler. 

This guided tour is wheelchair accessible and so is the public transport in Rotterdam, which consists of metro's and trams. Lifts are present at every metro station and the entrance of the metro's and trams is on platform level. 

Bring a visit to these accessible museums of Rotterdam before or after your guided tour: 

  • Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
  • Kunsthal Rotterdam 
  • Het Nieuwe Institutuut Rotterdam 

 

Harbour Cruise

There is no better way than to explore Rotterdam by boat. Board one of the accessible modern ships to sail through the city and the  harbour of Rotterdam. You will pass by the famous Erasmus Bridge, which is also called 'the Swan'  and you will see Rotterdam's impressive skyline. You then get a unique view of the harbours shipyards, docks and the hypermodern transshipping of thousands of containers. Last but not least the tour will end with a view of the steamship 'Rotterdam', the former cruise flagship of shipping company Holland America Line. An exciting 75 minutes with clear descriptions of everything you see.

Kinderdijk windmills

If you want to expand your visit to Rotterdam, add a visit to the windmills of Kinderdijk. From the Erasmus Bridge you can take a Waterbus to Kinderdijk which will take approximately 20 - 30 minutes. At Kinderdijk, you can watch a movie on large screen that explains about the water management and history of the iconic area. After the movie, hop on one of the wheelchair accessible boats to sail past the beautiful windmills all lined up along the dikes. The windmill called 'Wipmolen' is accessible, but it's helpfull to anounce your visit in advance so they can put down a ramp at the entrance of the windmill. The path towards the windmill is flat, but made of tiny stones. 

Tour details

 

Highlights
  • Architectural highlights such as Markthal, de Rotterdam, the Qubic Houses and Central Station
  • Admire the Erasmus Bridge 
  • Cruise from one of the largest harbours from Europe
  • Extra option: windmills of Kinderdijk
Duration of the tour 8 hours
Vehicle Wheelchair accessible taxi van
Number of people maximum 7
Starting point Your hotel in Amsterdam or surroundings
End location Your hotel or location on request
Lunch Not included

 

Pricing

Type of tour Duration Price (total)
Guided tour including private taxi 8 hours €715,-
Harbour cruise tickets   €15,- p.p.

The above prices are the total costs for the tours. This total cost can be divided amongst the number of participants in the guided tour. The maximum number of participants, when one of the participants is using a wheelchair, is 6 people.

The prices for the Harbour cruise tickets are not included in the total price as this is per person. There will be an aditional €15,- per person for the tickets. 

The private taxi is calculated from Amsterdam if you stay closer to the tour the costs will be lower. Please contact us via email to receive the accurate prices. 

The price shown on top of this page is the price per person with 6 participants for the '8 hour tour with guide and private taxi'.

 

Guide dog allowed Bumps Wheelchair accessible toilet Accessible no steps 

Accessibility information

During the excursions the guides consider the physical accessibility of the streets, shops and museums. All excursions organized by Accessible Travel Netherlands make use of wheelchair accessible transport. The minivans are accessible for 2 to 7 people and a maximum of 3 wheelchair users.

The division of space in the private taxi van is as follows:

Division of space in an accessible minivan when including people using a wheelchair:

  • 0 wheelchair users: 7 other passengers
  • 1 person with a wheelchair (needs 2 seats): 5 other passengers
  • 2 people with a wheelchair (needs 4 seats): 3 other passengers
  • 3 people with a wheelchair (needs 6 seats): 1 other passenger

Division of space in an accessible minivan when including people using a mobility scooter:

  • 1 person with mobility scooter (needs 3 seats): 4 other passengers
  • 2 people with a mobility scooter (needs 6 seats): 1 other passenger

Combinations of people using a wheelchair and mobility scooter is possible as well.


To book this Guided tour in Rotterdam, please fill out the date on which you would like to board the ship and the number of people. You will receive an answer from Accessible Travel Netherlands within 48 hours. You will be able to ask questions and make changes in the booking once we are in touch by email.

City hall Rotterdam Erasmusbrug Delfshaven Rotterdam Qubic houses in Rotterdam The new Rotterdam Central Station

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