Northern Holland - Boat & Bike
Boat & Bike • 7 nights
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De Holland - 2020 departures
The superior river cruiser " De Holland" is 78m long and 7m wide and offers 34 cabins for up to a maximum of 72 passengers. All cabins come with air-conditioning, safe, hairdryer, private shower and wc. On the lower deck are three cabins with L shaped twin beds plus an optional pull down bed, five twin and 16 superior twin cabins. The upper deck has nine superior twin cabins and one larger suite with mini-bar and a sofa bed, all of which have a French balcony with floor to ceiling sliding glass doors instead of a window. The twin beds in most cabins are pushed together but can be set up as two single beds on request. There is a spacious lounge with large panoramic windows with bar and restaurant area. Wi-Fi is available with additional data packages available. The large, partially roofed sun deck offers plenty of space for chairs and sun loungers and a separate area for bike storage.
De Willemstad - 2021 departures
The superior river cruiser De Willemstad was refurbished in 2018 and has 48 cabins for up to a maximum of 96 passengers. The restaurant is on the lower deck and the saloon/bar with panoramic windows is on the upper deck. The large partly shaded sun deck is a great place to relax on a deck chair and enjoy the scenery. The upper deck has 8 suites (15m2) with a twin bed and panoramic a floor to ceiling window. There are 16 upper deck twin cabins (10m2), six rear twin upper deck cabins (you will hear engine and generator noise when the boat is moving) and two upper deck single cabins (8m2) – both the twin and single cabins have windows that open. On the lower deck there are 24 twin cabins with a ventilation window that partially opens. All the cabins are en-suite with a shower, hair dryer, TV, safe and air-conditioning.
7 nights accommodation aboard a superior boat
Board basis: Full board including, breakfast, packed lunch on 6 cycling days and dinner
Services of an English speaking on-board with daily briefings of the bike tours
Maps and route information (1 set per cabin) - GPS tracks available
Welcome meeting and drink
Local contact number for assistance
Daily cabin cleaning
Daily coffee and tea until 4pm
Some walking tours with tour leader
Music night onboard
Flights and transfers
Entrance fees & excursions
Ferry fees during cycle rides
Drinks & tips on board
Transfers to/from the docking in Amsterdam
Bike hire and extras
Bikes come with a pannier, a small repair kit, and lock all included at no extra cost.
Hybrid bike (2020 departures)
E-bike (2020 departures)
Hybrid bike (2021 departures)
E-bike (2021 departures)
Gluten or lactose free diet (50 Euros payable locally) - please select if applicable
Friendly service with expert knowledge
Easy to book and pay online
Full financial protection
Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions about this tour. Simply click on a question to reveal the answer.
Alternatively by train, take the Eurostar from London to Amsterdam.
Your days will involve gentle riding, mainly on flat terrain and with minimal effort required. Easy cycling holidays are suitable for most people whether you are a regular cyclist or not, however we recommend at least a few practice rides before your holiday!
We are always on hand to offer advice, so please give us a call if you wish to chat about the tour’s grading.
For Boat & Bike tours the boat will generally keep to the advertised itinerary, however the captain may have to adapt the itinerary due to the river or sea conditions.
There is limited space in the cabins, so pack light and take a soft suitcase.
Yes, you can relax on the boat or explore when you arrive at each destination instead of cycling.
Please advise us of any special requirements at time of booking and we will notify the boat operator in advance. Understandably, kitchen galley space is limited and it may not be possible to provide specialist products (eg. Gluten free). We suggest you bring a few items with you and, in some cases, these can be provided at a supplement.
Although there is no organised group, self-guided guests regularly find they come across their fellow passengers along the route during the day and may even get together to form their own cycling groups.
Your on-board Tour Leader provides daily briefings ahead of the next day's ride. These are always beneficial, including information on the local area, main sights, and tips on good places to stop en route.
Absolutely! Boat & Bike tours are very sociable and a good choice for single travellers wishing to mix with other guests and share your common interest of cycling.