Amsterdam Summer Savers - Zoo Mini Cruise ​offer

Amsterdam’s famous ARTIS zoo, already a DFDS customer favourite, is stepping up its game with a summertime festival lasting until late August. Zoomeravonden will see some fantastic entertainment for children and adults alike, so we’re offering up to 25% off our Amsterdam Zoo mini cruise to make sure you don’t miss out.

  • 2 nights onboard in an en suite cabin
  • Entrance tickets & up to 5 hours in ARTIS zoo
  • Return coach transfers to ARTIS zoo
Fun onboard

Fun onboard

Our fantastic onboard facilities ensure it’s smooth sailing all the way to Holland. Our modern ferries to Amsterdam boast several bars and live entertainment in our Columbus Club. There’s also our cinema, screening the latest Hollywood blockbusters and family-friendly options too. Our onboard shop is fully stocked with designer goodies, cosmetics, toys, souvenirs and more, plus, our Kids’ Club and arcade games will keep the little ones busy.

Our facilities

Delicious dining

Delicious Dining

Our 6 onboard restaurants cater for every taste and fancy. Sink your teeth into a succulent steak in our Explorer’s Steakhouse, or master the art of eating spaghetti at Little Italy. We also have a luxe à la carte restaurant which boasts up to 5 courses as well as a kids menu and our all-you-can-eat-buffet, 7 Seas. Visit our Pop Up restaurant for exciting cuisines that change monthly or head to Lighthouse Café for a lighter bite.

Our restaurants​



Throughout the summer enjoy exciting events at Amsterdam’s ARTIS zoo. It’s open all day, and even into the night, showcasing a range of performances. Learn how to create your own edible garden with a microbiologist, enjoy a slice of pizza in the outdoor kitchen or sit back and enjoy live performances from singers, dancers and artists.

Artis Zoo


Opening in 1838, ARTIS Zoo is the oldest zoo in Holland. Not only a zoo, it is also a planetarium, aquarium and home to Micropia, a fascinating microbe museum. Our mini cruise includes your return transfers to the zoo, as well as your admission into the zoo. Home to approximately 750 species of animal, watch elephants, monkeys, sharks and more from just a few feet away!

Day at the zoo

Watch our film showing the Leng family and Rickelton family enjoying their zoo mini cruise.

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​​​Disclaimer: Prices are subject to availability and offers may be withdrawn at anytime.​ Credit card & telephone booking fees apply. Terms & Conditions apply​. ABTOT provides protection for your booking as set out in section 19 of our booking conditions.​​​


It’s always a proud moment when you’re recognised for your good work, we’re honoured to have been named again as the World and Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2016 at the World Travel Awards. We have been Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator for 5 years running now, and the World’s Leading Ferry Operator for 6 years. ​​​