North Sea Sounds

North Sea Sounds


North Sea Sounds launches Imagination & Odyssey

Go on a MiniCruise to Newcastle and enjoy the best hits of the legendary bands Imagination and Odyssey. While you sail you will be able to dance in the Columbus Club on the tastiest funk, soul and disco classics. Take your favorite dance partner with you and get ready to enjoy a day in the vibrant Newcastle with trendy shops, great restaurants and beautiful museums.

Private en suite cabins

Return coach transfers to City Centre

Delicious onboard cuisine

No baggage restrictions

    Includes breakfast and dinner both ways

    Departure by Nov 7, 2019

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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

North Sea Sounds

A Concert at Sea

As the sun sets, the music continues! Hit the dancefloor for iconic disco hits such as Imagination’s Music and Lights and Odyssey’s Native New Yorker. This unique concert at sea experience lets you enjoy world class music onboard a comfortable overnight crossing to Amsterdam as well as outstanding entertainment on your return crossing.

Restaurants Onboard

Cabins onboard

Onboard Entertainment

Bars in Newcastle Quayside

A city full of surprises

Newcastle offers a relaxing atmosphere combined with the vibrant city life, which together make this city a must visit. Do you love culture? Then visit BALTIC ART GALLERY and the Laing Art Gallery . Prefer shopping? Then you have to go to Eldon Square. Here you will find countless stores, options for everyone. Also visit the Quayside Sunday Market for the best bargains. To conclude, enjoy a beer in a cosy British pub!

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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.

Nominee for Europes Leading Ferry Operator 2023

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.  

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