2 night Marine Wildlife Mini Cruise to Amsterdam
Enjoy our wildlife watching cruise as you sail overnight to Amsterdam from Newcastle. Learn about our oceans ecosystem and spot an array of animals that live in the North Sea. Fun for all the family - adults and children alike.
• 2 nights in an en suite cabin
• Deck watch as you depart Newcastle (weather dependant)
• Activities for kids, information for adults, latest sightings and news
• Short presentation in the Sports Bar / ORCA centre
• Coach transfers to and from Amsterdam
• Approx. 5 hours in Amsterdam
• Common wildlife en route: minke whale, dolphin, harbour porpoise, gannet, great skua, kittiwake and many more!
Departing from the International Passenger Terminal in North Shields you can either leave you car in the ports secure car park or take the DFDS Seaways bus from the centre of Newcastle (additional charges apply).
Once onboard the ferry our leading wildlife experts from the wildlife charity ORCA will teach you about the delicate balance of our oceans ecosystem, and the wildlife that lives within it, and provide you the opportunity to spot some of the fascinating creatures talked about as you go on deck as you depart Newcastle.
While sailing to your final destination, Amsterdam, you will enjoy a number of animated talks and presentations from ORCA members, about local ocean wildlife, including birds, whales, dolphins etc. and get the opportunity to touch a range of ‘sea specimens' such as bones, whale baleen, shells and seaweeds.
Your relaxing break doesn't stop there. With a range of great restaurants onboard you can enjoy a scrumptious meal, before heading to the Columbus Club to watch our new live entertainment.
On arrival in Amsterdam the following morning you will be transferred by coach to the city centre.
With so much to do and see in Amsterdam you will be spoilt for choice. With great attractions from Madame Tussauds to Anne Frank's House the hardest decision you will have to make will be where to head first.
No trip to Amsterdam is complete without a trip down Amsterdam's famous canals. Enjoy a unique and wonderful view of the city, before heading back the ship to continue your wildlife watching cruise as you sail back to Newcastle.
Amsterdam Travel Guide
Book 60+ days in advance and receive a 30% discount. Departures from April until September 2013.