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Boat Tours, Rotterdam: 27 reviews and 46 photos

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If you want to see the harbour, you will get your 75 minute overview with Spido. Depending on the day of the week and time of the year, also longer tours are offered. The tour starts close to the Erasmusbrug and continues along the Nieuwe Maas through the harbour areas of Rotterdam. You will see big ships and containers and get your background information in four different languages. Structures along the Nieuwe Maas and older parts of the harbour close to the city center also for a part of the tour. On the spacious boat, you can seat inside or on the open deck, drinks and snacks are offered for sale.

Tickets are available at the Spido office (8 EUR). Once the tourist information at Coolsingel also had tickets for sale, but this was given up in the time they moved their office to another building at Coolsingel in 2006. Perhaps, this will be or was picked up again.

The tour is a little too ?touristy?, but if the weather is nice, it?s a good way to start a day in Rotterdam. For details and pictures about the sights along the Nieuwe Maas check out my tip called "Along the Nieuwe Maas with Spido"

Address: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Directions: Starts close to the Spido offices (where you also get the tickets), coming from the city center it?s on the right side of the Erasmusbrug. The nearest metro station is Leuwehaven.
Phone: 010-2759988
Website: http://www.spido.nl

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 3, 2007
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