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Educational traveling

Educational traveling

Looking for something special for a study trip, excursion or a school trip? Exchange the standard school camp for a trip to Scotland or a study trip to the bustling center of Newcastle. Traveling by luxury cruise ferry is an unforgettable experience for everyone. We offer a carefree journey with endless possibilities for groups of more than 10 people.

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Excellent onboard facilities

Delicious onboard cuisine

A special trip by luxury cruise ferry to England for young and old
An educational study trip and an unforgettable experience
Endless possibilities and unique extras for groups



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Depart IJmuiden for Newcastle



Check-in opens


Depart IJmuiden for Newcastle



Arrive in North Shields near Newcastle


First Coach departs for Newcastle city centre


Day at Leisure begins


Coaches begin departing Newcastle for ferry terminal


Depart North Shields for Holland



Breakfast buffet available onboard


Arrive in ​IJmuiden

Millennium bridge Newcastle

Endless possibilities

Rent a room for inspiring lectures or discuss about your trip to Newcastle. Traveling by ferry is not only suitable for adults, but also for our youngest guests. There are various possibilities to learn while having fun during the crossing. The next morning after breakfast you will arrive in Newcastle and the trip can begin.

There is also an option to take a guided tour around Newcastle. At the end of the day you will be dropped off at the port by the bus, then the journey back can begin.

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.


Add a hotel stay

Would you rather spend more than just onday in Newcastle? You can also choose to spend two days in the city with one overnight stay in a hotel. We have gathered a detailed selection of centrally located hotels to make your stay in Newcastle even better. Choose your prefered one here.

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Group Trips

Ferry travel is perfect for groups. Travel on one of our packaged short breaks with your friends, your school or even your sports club!

No matter what sort of trip you’re looking for, our dedicated group travel team can help you organise it to give you exactly what you want at a great price.

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