Rotterdam is a real water city with its impressive harbour and skyline. Notice that Rotterdam has the biggest harbour in Europe. You can discover the harbours (most of them are outside the city these days) and enjoy riverbanks and skyline from the big river Maas (official: Nieuwe Maas). There are many possibilities for sailing in Rotterdam: cruises, fast boats, the waterbus or the lovely watertaxi.
Cruises in Rotterdam
Eat and drink on the water
Brunch, lunch, dine of picknick, while you enjoy the beautiful views during a cruise in Rotterdam.
Special water attractions in Rotterdam
Attractions on the water
With the bus in the water? That’s possible with Splashtours. The amphibious bus will show you Rotterdam both on land and water. If you prefer speed you can consider RIB-experience. With more thant 100 km per hour you will rush through the Rotterdam waters.
Sail by yourself in Rotterdam
There are many possibilities to sail by yourself. You can hire a boat and sail on the big river Maas or you choose the more quite option Kralingse Plas based in the lovely park Kralingse Bos. You don’t need a navigation licence.
Transport on the water in Rotterdam
De river flows right trough Rotterdam. How to go from north (centre) to south? Simple, use the water. Travel with the fast watertaxi or the eaven cheaper waterbus.
The Waterbus is a cheap option and you can bring your bike on the boat. If you are looking for something special consider visiting the isolated Heijplaat. The neighbourhood was created for workers around 1914 based on the concept ‘tuindorp’ (garden village).