Marine Wildlife Mini Cruise to Amsterdam

Join us for our exciting marine wildlife mini cruise. You’ll learn all about North Sea wildlife and have the chance to spot some for yourself from the deck with experts from whale and dolphin charity, ORCA. As well as 2 exciting nights onboard, once you arrive in Holland you can spend your time exploring Amsterdam.​​

  • 2 nights in an en suite cabin
  • Opportunity to see dolphins, whales, porpoise & more​
  • Activities for all ages
  • Return coach transfers to Amsterdam​
  • Up to 5 hours in Amsterdam​
​​​Available on KING SEAWAYS only.
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​​​"Fab, not only did we see dolphins and whales from the observation deck, but both me and the kids learned a lot from the ORCA presentation." ​Barker Family, York​​
Wildlife Watching on the North Sea

Wildlife presentations

Wildlife Presentations

Join our wildlife officer for a fascinating presentation on the range of wildlife that you may encounter on your crossing. 

In the evening adults can grab a drink in the Compass Bar and for the Wine and Whales talk, plus a Q&A session about ORCA’s incredible conservation work.

On your return crossing, enjoy an interactive presentation and documentary full of fun facts!

Wildlife itinerary​

Wildlife watching

Wildlife watching

After your North Sea wildlife talk, head up to our observation deck. Keep an eye out for dolphins, whales, birds and porpoise. There is a deck watch in the morning, too. Spot wildlife as you sail into port.

Be sure to stick your sightings on our Wildlife Centre map and pick up your sightings sheet. ORCA also have binoculars that you can borrow for a small charity donation.

Find out more

Onboard facilities


We also have onboard a cinema, casino, and shop stocked with designer treats and souvenirs. 

We have 4 bars onboard as well as live performances nightly. 

With 4 onboard restaurants, too, there’s something to suit everyone. Afterwards retire to your cosy cabin for a lovely night’s sleep before a day exploring Amsterdam.

There’s a Kidz’ Club, too, as well as a children’s entertainer on every crossing.

Onboard facilities​



Holland’s famous capital is a favourite to people of all ages. Continue the animal-themed adventure and visit the petting zoo, steep yourself in nature at Vondelpark, cycling through the charming streets of Jordaan or head to any of the chic bars that line the canal.

There’s also a number of fantastic museums covering everything from renowned artwork to bags and purses.

Amsterdam travel guide

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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. ​​​