The best theme park in the Netherlands


Discover the “World of Wonders” and celebrate 70 years together with Efteling! Whether it's fast-paced roller coasters, spectacular attractions or exciting park shows: Efteling is the theme park for everyone. Spend your short break in the most fairytale-like amusement park in Europe!

Enjoy a relaxing overnight ferry crossing from Newcastle to Amsterdam and choose between a range of comfortable cabins for up to 5 people. Take advantage of all the facilities, including an onboard cinema, Duty Free shopping, and a selection of restaurants and bars.


Activities for both children and adults

Unlimited luggage

Delicious onboard cuisine

Take your car

    Experience a family cruise + stay in Efteling Theme Park

    Family Cabins for up to 5 people

    Child friendly facilities onboard



Week 24

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Check-in closes16:15

All times shown are in local time.

Please note that timetables may change subject to weather conditions.

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Explore Efteling Park

Experience magical moments in one of the most beautiful outdoor parks in Europe. Efteling offers a unique concept of fairytale based stories and rides. The park is divided into different themes or regions, but all are connected by a magic and nostalgic charm. This park is not just for kids, but also for grown-ups who need a bit of magic and the occasional thrill!

Prepare to be spooked like never before as Efteling unveils its chilling new themed area, featuring the spine-tingling attraction known as Danse Macabre. Immerse yourself in this exciting experience, complete with dining options, a souvenir shop, and captivating entertainment.

It is time to explore the world of Efteling, a magical theme park in the Netherlands, a special world for the young and older ones.

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Enchanting overnight stays in Efteling

After telling you so much about Efteling, we're sure you'll want to explore the theme park without missing out on the magic. Then why not stay overnight in one of the fairytale holiday homes or hotel rooms?

There is a wide choice of places to stay such as hotel rooms, holiday homes and group accommodation for up to 24 people. All accommodation is designed according to different concepts to suit your taste and budget.

Entry to the Efteling theme park is already included during your stay. You can find more advantages of an overnight stay at Efteling Park here:

Fairytale stays extras

  • Unlimited access to Efteling Park

  • Admission to Efteling Park half an hour early

  • Accommodation within walking distance of Efteling Park

Children aged 0-3 stay for free

  • Free designated parking at hotel or vacation parks

Onboard Experience

Travel Guides

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How to get to the Efteling?

The park is easy to reach by car, although during school holidays or sunny weekends the roads tend to be busier - evening during opening and closing times. If you arrive by car, please note you will need to pay extra 12,50 EUR for parking.

Efteling is located in Kaatsheuvel in the Netherlands. This is about 62 miles or 1.5 hours by train and bus. You can take the train from Amsterdam to Tilburg and from there take the bus to Efteling.


Championing the Seas!  

We're elated to announce that DFDS has once again retained its title as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the 2024 World Travel Awards.

This accolade wouldn’t have been possible without you, our loyal passengers. Thank you for recognising the hard work of our exceptional team members who are dedicated to ensuring each voyage is as exceptional as the next.

Your ongoing support is the anchor to our success.

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