Boat trips for groups

From March 15 until November 1

For boat trips with groups, please see our page "Bespoke tours". Praamvaren Leeuwarden has a fleet of four flat boats: "De Greate" (the Big One), "Pake Rein" (Grandfather Rein), "De Nije" (the New One) and "Marijke Meu". The boats have a capacity of 20, 24, and 26 people respectively. For sailing with groups, consult our page "Arrangements". The foundation Praamvaren Leeuwarden has the disposal of four flatboats: "De Greate", "Pake Rein", "De Nije" and "Marijke Meu". The boats have a capacity for 20, 24, 26 and 24 people respectively.

The round trips

The touristic (regular) round trips:

From March 29 until October 27, 2019

You have the choice of two regular round trips, both with captain and guide on board. Please see page “The routes” for more information about where the routes will take you.

Prinsentuin Route
(Prince's Garden)
/ Blokhuispoort Route 1 hour:

Every day of the week.   The price is € 5.00 per person.   Children under 4 travel for free on both routes.

"8" van Leeuwarden Route / Potmargeroute (90 mins):

Every day once (subject to bookings).  The price is € 8.00 per person.   Children under 4 travel for free on both routes.

Departure point

The departure point is on the Nieuwestad. Ticket sales and bookings (after 9:30 AM) can be made exclusively on the day of trip itself at the bookstore Boekhandel Van der Velde. Address: Nieuwestad 57-59 (opposite the departure point), phone number: 058 - 213 23 60.