The Waterlijn shop is open from 1 May to 31 October six days a week Tuesdays to Sundays from 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

The address of our Waterlijn shop is:

Krommestraat 3, 3811 CA  Amersfoort

Tel: 033 – 465 4636


From 1 May to 31 October six days a week Tuesdays to Sundays from 11.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Waterlijn reserves the right to cancel departures owing to unforeseen circumstances. This may be the case, for example, with extreme weather conditions or force majeure of a different nature.

Ticket Prices: € 7,00 per person

Children (under 5): Free

West route

This  route takes you through the historical canals: Kortegracht (Short  Canal), Zuidsingel (South Moat), Westsingel (West Moat) and Langegracht  (Long Canal).

Enjoy the well-known monuments, such as the watergate Monnikendam (Monks’ Dam), het Huis met de Paarse Ruitjes (the  House with the Purple Panes), ’t Sprengel (=water hoisting device),  and Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren  (Tower of Our Lady) from the water. And get  to know part of the old town-centre and its history.

Departure times 1 April to 31 October:

First boat: Tuesdays to Sundays 11.00 a.m.

Last boat:  Tuesdays to Sundays 4.30 p.m.

East route

The  eastroute navigates the historical east canal network: Kortegracht  (Short Canal), part of Zuidsingel (South Moat) and through the  Kamperbinnenpoort (Camp’s Inner Gate), to Weverssingel (Weaver’s Moat).  When the boat gets to the end of Weverssingel, all on board, including  the guide, will have to get out for a ten-minute walk to Havik (Hawk =  the ancient harbour). The walk includes a flight of steps. Finally the  boat trip takes you to the Koppelpoort (one of the medieval city water gates) and through Langegracht (Long Canal) back to Krommestraat  (Crooked Street).

The East route is also operated in the opposite direction.

This route is not suitable for people with mobility problems.

Departure times:

1 May to 31 October: Tuesdays to Sundays: 1.30+2.45+4.00 p.m.