Our festive shopping trips to Bruges or Brussels in Belgium and Cologne in Germany are also great options, adding a bit more magic and excitement to the festive season, and helping make sure you give the best presents! Shortly after Christmas, you can visit Amsterdam for New Year’s Eve on our 3 night mini cruise, which includes fireworks over the Dutch capital.
A hassle-free family holiday
Take the stress out of a family holiday and enjoy spending time together onboard our ferries. There’s so much to do onboard, from children’s play areas, to films, bars, restaurants, and cafes, we’re sure to keep everyone entertained.
We have a wide selection of comfortable cabins available, including 5-bed family cabins and spacious premium Commodore Class cabins, all with en suite shower and toilet facilities.
Along with our city destinations, we also have themed cruises such as our marine wildlife mini cruise, with officers from whale and dolphin charity ORCA there to take deck watches where you can see whales, dolphins, porpoises and more in their natural habitat. Animal lovers will also enjoy our Amsterdam Zoo mini cruise, where you can spend a day at one of Europe’s top zoos as well as 2 nights onboard. You could even take a day sailing along the north east coast soaking up the summer sun, enjoying an all-you-can-eat buffet lunch or afternoon tea and live onboard entertainment.
A romantic getaway across the sea
Our mini cruises are the perfect way to spend some quality time with your loved one, enjoying the stunning sea views and the wide selection of onboard facilities.
Enjoy a romantic meal in our à la carte Blue Riband, Little Italy or steakhouse restaurants while the scenery slips by outside, and make your trip that little bit more special by booking one of our Commodore De Luxe cabins, which include access to the Commodore De Luxe Lounge.
As well as the mini cruise experience onboard, you can enjoy exploring some fantastic European cities together, such as the Dutch capital Amsterdam, or the gorgeous cobbled streets of Haarlem. You could also extend your trip with one of our hotel breaks, and spend more time enjoying your romantic holiday.
Make it a memorable holiday with friends
Get together for a fantastic trip with your friends and enjoy a group mini cruise to any of our exciting European destinations. A mini cruise gives you a chance to spend time with your friends, enjoy the restaurants, bars and other entertainment available onboard.
Enjoy a holiday with a difference with one of our themed mini cruises, dressing up and having some frightful fun on our Halloween cruise to Amsterdam, and getting into the spirit with some lively onboard entertainment.
On a group mini cruise with DFDS Seaways, your holiday starts as soon as you step onboard, and our onboard facilities and amenities mean you can really enjoy travelling with your friends.