HollandInBloom Amsterdam MiniCruise Hero

Holland in Bloom: Mini Cruise


20% discount on your spring mini cruise to Amsterdam!

Hop onboard our ferry this spring and explore the magic of Amsterdam in full bloom! Browse the open air flower markets, eat ‘al fresco’ with a Dutch picnic in the colourful parks, or cycle like a local and see the city in its full beauty.

With our ferries from Newcastle to Amsterdam, you will experience a type of travel like no other. Dine in our onboard restaurants, grab a drink in one of our bars with live music, or sit back and watch the latest Hollywood blockbuster in our cinema.

Bus transfer to the city centre and back

Overnight crossings in private cabin

Discover vibrant Amsterdam

Delicious onboard cuisine

    Explore the beauty of Holland in spring!

    2 nights onboard incl. Amsterdam city trip

    Book by 26 April. Travel by 30 June.

DFDS ferry to Newcastle from Amsterdam

Day 1


Check-in opens


Check-in closes


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

HollandInBloom Amsterdam MiniCruise Canal
HollandInBloom Amsterdam MiniCruise Vondelpark
HollandInBloom Amsterdam MiniCruise Begijnhof

Amazing nightlife onboard mixed with spring fever in Amsterdam

Our Amsterdam cruises always provide a great onboard 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’s always a great time to take an Amsterdam mini break!

Please note: Bus transfers to and from Amsterdam are part of the overall cost of the Mini Cruise package. You will be provided your cabin price first and bus transfer prices will then be shown separately.

Terms & conditions apply. ABTOT provides protection for your booking as set out in section 19 of our booking conditions.

Terms and conditions

  • Valid for bookings made before 26 April for travel between 1 April – 30 June 2023.
  • Valid on bookings with departure from Newcastle
  • Price per person based on a return trip and 2 persons in an inside cabin
  • Commodore cabins excluded from the offer
  • Journeys are subject to availability and usual DFDS terms & conditions apply.

Holland in Bloom Offers

Holland Travel Guides

Onboard experience

Amsterdam flower markets

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.

Couple smiling

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.

WTA Winner 2022

Award Winning Ferry Crossings

We are proud to have been voted World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2022 at this year’s World Travel Awards for the 12th year in a row! We have also won Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2022 and World’s Best Ferry Operator Website 2021-2022.

Thank you to everyone who has supported us and voted for us for over 12 years. Let’s sail the seas together with world class service!

Couple on deck onboard minicuise

Join +500.000 travellers. Sign-up to receive DFDS news and be the first to get:

  • Exclusive offers, promotions and competitions
  • News updates and special events
  • Inspiration, tips and travel ideas
Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms and conditions apply.