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Ferry Black Friday Early Access Offer!

per person*
50% off!

Ferry Black Friday – Amsterdam mini cruise!

Enjoy a fantastic 50% off our mini cruises and discover the enchanting winter wonderland of Amsterdam with our exclusive Black Friday offer!

Wander along the city's stunning canals, visit world-class museums, and indulge in delicious Dutch treats. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to book before everyone else and experience Amsterdam's magic at an unbeatable price.

Private en suite cabins

Up to 5 hours in Amsterdam

Return coach transfers to Amsterdam

Delicious onboard cuisine

    Travel Period: Now until 31 March 2024

    Excellent choice on restaurants, bars and live entertainment onboard

    Shop Duty Free and save up to 50% vs UK high street

    Bus transfers to and from the city centre included

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Day 1


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Depart North Shields for Amsterdam

Amsterdam canal

Day 2


Arrive in IJmuiden, Holland


Coach departs for Amsterdam city centre


Coach departs Amsterdam for IJmuiden terminal


Ship departs IJmuiden

Explorer's Kitchen breakfast buffet

Day 3


Breakfast available onboard


Arrive in North Shields

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Embrace Amsterdam’s summer charm

A summer’s day is the perfect time to explore Amsterdam! Start with a leisurely stroll or bike ride along the picturesque canals, soaking in the vibrant atmosphere and charming architecture. Explore the city's iconic museums like the Van Gogh Museum or Rijksmuseum to immerse yourself in art and history.

For a moment of tranquility, head to one of the many lush parks such as Vondelpark or Westerpark. Don't miss the opportunity to savour Dutch street food at local markets or cafes, before heading back onboard for a relaxing crossing.

If you're tempted to extend your stay and immerse yourself further in this vibrant city, consider our city break package for an opportunity to spend more time exploring what Amsterdam has to offer.

*Terms and Conditions

  • Booking period: 17 November to 4 December 2023. 
  • Travel period: 1 December to 31 March 2024. 
  • Starting price is based on 2 people in a 2-bed inside cabin. A small supplement applies for other cabins. 
  • Valid for new bookings only and not in conjunction with other promotions/discounts. 
  • This offer is only valid on Newcastle-Amsterdam routes.
  • ETS charge is calculated in price
  • Commodore cabins are excluded from this offer.
  • Offer subject to availability.  
  • General DFDS terms and conditions apply.

Bus transfers to and from Amsterdam are part of the total cost of the mini cruise package. You will get your cabin price first and the bus transfer prices will then be shown separately.

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Onboard Experience

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Amsterdam Highlights

Amsterdam offers an abundance of attractions and activities, from fascinating cultural experiences and great shopping, to the iconic bicycles and 17th-century canals.

Explore the world famous museums, including the Van Gogh Museum, the Hermitage and the Rijksmuseum. Take a scenic canal cruise through Amsterdam to see the city in a whole new light.

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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.


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.

Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms and conditions apply.