​Amsterdam Zoo mini cruise   

This wonderful mini cruise for families of all ages includes two exciting nights at sea & around 5 hours at Artis Zoo. The children will love it - and with entertainment, coach transfers and tickets to the zoo included in the price, you will love it too. This fantastic mini cruise really is a family break with a difference! Cruise to the Continent​, with plenty of entertainment and great food all the way, before hopping on a coach to visit one of Amsterdam’s premier attractions, Artis Zoo. ​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • 2 nights onboard in an en suite cabin
  • Coach transfers to & from Artis Zoo
  • Entrance to Artis Zoo
  • Up to 5 hours to explore the zoo
  • Live onboard entertainment

"Our crossing was perfect and the children loved seeing all the animals at the zoo. We had the perfect family break."

Mr & Mrs Simpson-Smith, Newcastle​​

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On-board Children's Entertainment on the Newcastle to Amsterdam Ferry


There’s plenty for everyone onboard our cruise ferries from the cinema showing blockbuster films, to a teen friendly games room and a play area with a ball pool and cartoons for little ones. For adults there are several bars(where children are also very welcome), and even a casino.
What's more children can join the free Pirate's Club for fun, treasure hunts and entertainment with our children's entertainer and a chance to meet our mascot Jack the Pirate!

Onboard dining


Our all-you can eat Explorer’s Kitchen restaurant is a firm family favourite. Choose from dishes from across the globe, including American, Mediterranean, Asian and more, plus options for vegetarians and children. Children aged 4-11 save nearly 45%, too, and infants under 3 eat free. There is also our elegant à la carte eatery, North Sea Bistro, with great savings for kids, and our Coffee Crew café, serving freshly baked sweet treats, tea and Starbucks® coffee.​
Pre-book your meals and save. Simply add meals during your booking. ​
Mini Cruise to Amsterdam Zoo


Holland’s oldest zoo is also one of Amsterdam’s leading attractions. The zoo is home to around 900 species of animals from all corners of the globe. Artis is not just the zoo but also a geological museum, plant house, aquarium and planetarium. Antelope to Zebras and everything in between! The zoo has a 19th century atmosphere with winding paths, majestic trees and fascinating sculptures. But if course the real stars are the animals. See wildebeest, giraffes, zebras, gorillas and lemurs, as well as insects, bugs, tropical fish and butterflies.
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T​his fabulous mini cruise offers incredible value for money, with significant savings over travelling and buying your zoo tickets separately. But best of all it has something for everyone, combining the excitement of a cruise with every family’s favourite – a visit to the zoo.

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​​​​​Disclaimer: Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms & Conditions apply​. ABTOT provides protection for your booking as set out in section 19 of our booking conditions.​​​


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