AMSTERDAM TO NEWCASTLE MINI CRUISE
A mini cruise to Newcastle is a fantastic way to explore this exciting city which offers a brilliant combination of sights to see, shops to visit and restaurants, cafés and bars where you can enjoy a meal or a drink.
Private en suite cabins
Return coach transfers to City Centre
Duty Free shopping
Spend your day in Newcastle
Travel Guarantee - free rebooking on crossings taken before 30 Sept 2023
Excellent onboard facilities
Depart IJmuiden for Newcastle
Arrive in North Shields near Newcastle
First Coach departs for Newcastle city centre
Day at Leisure begins
Coach departs Newcastle for ferry terminal
Depart North Shields for Holland
Breakfast buffet available onboard
Arrive in IJmuiden
City Break to Newcastle
If you’re craving a short break, a mini cruise to Amsterdam is perfect.
If the sun is shining you can spend the afternoon in one of the city’s parks, browse the world’s only floating flower market or if you’re looking to soak up some culture, why not visit one of the many famous museums in the city? With pre-booking and social distancing measures in place, you can browse some world-famous museums without the normal crowds you would expect. You won’t want to leave before sampling some delicious Dutch pancakes too!
We recommend you book in advance any museum visits or canal cruises and check the guidelines of the venue before visiting.
Cabins OnboardREST YOUR HEAD
Newcastle exudes metropolitan cool, offering something for everyone.
Art lovers can peruse the collections at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art or the Laing Art Gallery and sport fanatics can take a tour of St James’ Park. The Quayside boasts some of the city’s best bars and restaurants and is home to a fantastic Sunday market.
All DFDS Mini Cruises
Our mini cruise breaks are our most popular breaks, and it’s easy to see why. Not only do you get to spend time in a fantastic city, but you’ll also be treated to 2 nights onboard our modern, comfortable and well-equipped cruise ferries.
Our mini cruises are the perfect combination of a short city break and a cruise experience.
Behind Every Journey
We are proud to have been nominated as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2023 by the World Travel Awards.
This year, we’re taking a moment to celebrate and recognise the reasons why we continue to get nominated – and win this award – year after year...the amazing people behind every journey.