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Keukenhof Gardens


Mini Cruise to Keukenhof Gardens

Take a mini cruise from Newcastle to Keukenhof Gardens, near Amsterdam, and you can enjoy some of the most beautiful public flower gardens in the world, as well as 2 nights onboard our modern, comfortable cruise ferry.

2 nights onboard

Coach transfers to & from Keukenhof

Entrance tickets to Keukenhof Gardens

Around 5 hours to explore the park

Daily departures between 20th March and 9th May

Day 1


Check-in opens


Check-in closes


Ferry leaves North Shields for Holland

Day 1


Check-in opens


Check-in closes


Ferry leaves North Shields for Holland

Day 2


Arrive IJmuiden, Holland


Coach departs for Keukenhof Gardens


Coach departs Keukenhof for IJmuiden terminal


Depart IJmuiden for North Shields

Day 3


Breakfast available onboard


Arrive in North Shields

Keukenhof Gardens

Keukenhof Gardens

Keukenhof is the most beautiful spring garden in the world, with over 7 million plants set across more than 30 gorgeous and colourful flower showcases, rotating each week, for you to wander with that special someone. Take a guided tour for free, or cruise along the scenic canal route in a whisper boat for a unique view of the gardens. As well as the stunning floral displays, there are also 5 restaurants and shops where you can buy plants, arts and crafts plus bulbs at great prices.

Throughout March, April and May there are a range of flower shows and special events taking place in Keukenhof, which you can find out more about on the gardens’ website.

Restaurants Onboard

North Sea Bistro - Newcastle to Amsterdam

North Sea Bistro

North Sea Bistro offers an intimate and luxe dining experience, with a seasonal menu and stylish surroundings.

The North Sea Bistro is currently closed.


Blooming Brilliant

Keukenhof is a wonderful place to take that special someone, but is also great for families, with plenty to do for children, including a scavenger hunt, playground and petting zoo. The gardens’ showcases offer visitors the opportunity to see the prize blooms of leading flower arrangers as well as the latest trends in the gardening world.

Bicycle around Amsterdam

Two Night Mini Cruise

Our Amsterdam cruises always provide a great experience, whether you’re looking to relax , dance the night away, or spend some time with friends and family over a great dinner. With comfortable cabins in a range of prices, an amazing maritime atmosphere, and dedicated staff, our cruise ships mean it is always a great time to take an Amsterdam mini break.

Coach transfers are included in a mini cruise to Amsterdam, for more information on pick up times and location, please click here.

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