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With the Windmill cruise Kagerplassen, enjoy the urban Dutch polder landscape. Cruise past historic windmills and the characteristic Holland villages. It’s like sailing through a living painting by one of the Dutch masters! The sailing season starts in 2024 on 21 March and lasts until 31 October.

What can you expect from the cruise Kagerplassen?

Windmill Cruise Holland

The canal cruise Kagerplassen is a great activity in the Bollenstreek. The luxury canal boat departs from Warmond and on the way you will enjoy a colourful and relaxing cruise on the Kagerplassen. The beautiful views, rippling water and nature will make everyone’s “green heart” beat faster.

During the mill round trip, you sail through the extensive lake area in the Green Heart, characterised by shallow lakes and islands. The islands are polders and are still operated by 18 working and restored polder mills. You will see most of these mills during the cruise. In short: Holland in all its glory! Along the way, you will also hear the story of the windmill, the landscape and the origin of the Dutch polders.

How long will the cruise Kagerplassen take?

During the Mill round trip, you sail for about 1 hour through the unique polder landscape of the Kagerplassen.

What are the sailing times?

The Mill canal cruise operates from 21 March 2024 to 31 October 2024. The canal boat departs several times a day. Would you like to sail along? Then it is mandatory to have booked your ticket in advance. In 2024, these are the departure times of the canal cruise:

DayDeparture time 1Departure time 2Departure time 3Departure time 4Departure time 5
Saturday9.00 am10.30 am12.00 pm1.30 pm3.00 pm
Sunday9.00 am10.30 am12.00 pm1.30 pm3.00 pm
Monday9.00 am10.30 am12.00 pm1.30 pm3.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am10.30 am12.00 pm1.30 pm3.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am10.30 am12.00 pm1.30 pm3.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am10.30 am12.00 pm1.30 pm3.00 pm
Friday9.00 am10.30 am12.00 pm1.30 pm3.00 pm

How do I get to the departure location?

The tour boat departs at Gemeentehaven 1, 2361 CM, Warmond. This location is easily accessible by car and public transport.

By car

If you travel by car, you can park your car for free at the departure location of the cruise. You can enter the following address in your navigation:

  • Gemeentehaven 1, 2361 CM, Warmond
By public transport

The departure location is easily accessible by bus line 50 (only 15 minutes from Leiden Central Station). Check for current times

What is the price of this cruise?

A ticket for the Mill cruise costs € 27.50 at the box office. Book your discounted tickets now for only €19.50.

Mill tour KagerplassenPrice
Adults (from 14 years of age)€ 19.50Book now
Children (3 to 14 years)€ 11.50Book now
Children (o tot 3 years)free

Frequently asked questions about the cruise Kagerplassen

Is there anything to eat and drink on the boat?

Yes, during the cruise a small menu is available, with a limited assortment of drinks and food.

Sail this boat trip also through the tulip fields.

No, this cruise Lisse is sailing through the primeval Dutch polder landscape. The tulip fields are on the other side of Lisse and are easy to combine with, for example, the cycle route along the tulip fields.

If you want to sail through the tulip fields, you can take a canal cruise in Keukenhof. Take a look at the Keukenhof boat trip

Will this cruise also depart from Lisse during the opening of Keukenhof?

No, the round trips from Lisse will not be possible in 2024. The new departure location is Warmond so the cruise will start closer to the mill area.

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