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Activities in Rotterdam

Rotterdam Watertaxi Tour

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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Take in the views the observation deck at one of Holland's architectural gems, The De Rotterdam building, with this Rotterdam Watertaxi Tour.

Take in the views the observation deck at one of Holland's architectural gems, The De Rotterdam building, with this Rotterdam Watertaxi Tour.

Rotterdam Watertaxi Tour

We'll meet at 11:30 am at the pedestrian bridge on the Dolf Henkesplein quay, located in the Katendrecht district of Rotterdam. An enthusiastic tour guide will tell you all about the places visited and their unique stories. We'll then explore Fenix 1 and Deliplein at Katendrecht. From there we'll walk to the transformed Wilhelminapier. We take a look at new projects like Floating Rotterdam and Floating Hotel. We'll visit the rooftop of an old renovated Warehouse, where you can admire the high-rise buildings. 

After the visit to the rooftop, we'll board one of the most characteristic vehicles of the city for a water taxi tour of Rotterdam. On this trip, we'll pass the famous Erasmusbrug Bridge, which is also notable for its modern yet functional design. Its location between the two banks of the New Maas Canal makes this footbridge one of the icons of 21st century Rotterdam.

The water taxi tour will end at the city's old harbour. Once we disembark, we'll take a walk to Blaak Avenue to admire the famous Rotterdam Cube Houses (Kubuswoning). Next to these unusual dwellings is the Markthal: a covered market housed in another avant-garde architectural structure. On its vault, you'll see the vivid colours of the "Horn of Plenty", the work that decorates this roof.

At 1:30 pm we'll conclude the tour at the Markthal, where you can enjoy the extensive range delicacies on your own.

Please note

You can also book a tour of the Markthal and the Cube Houses: a shorter tour that doesn't include the guided tour of the De Rotterdam building or the water taxi tour.

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Price

Per person
US$ 36.90
  • Per person

    US$ 36.90

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

English speaking guide specialised in Rotterdam architecture.

Entrance to the panoramic viewpoint of the De Rotterdam building.

Water taxi tour of Rotterdam.

A voucher for a discount at one of the stands in Markthal.

2 postcards of Rotterdam.

Discount voucher for entrance Cube Houses.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 36.90

Meeting point

Pedestrian bridge at Dolf Henkesplein 3072 (Katendrecht district of Rotterdam).