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Experience the port

Live footage of the IJ near Amsterdam Central Station

Live footage of the IJ near IJmuiden

We are aware the webcams are not always working. We are working on a solution.

Cycling or sailing in the port of Amsterdam

Fietsen in de haven

Cycling in the port

There are four cycling routes at different locations in the port. Each route has information points where experts can tell you about shipping, nature, and the history of the port. The four routes are:

  • Stadhaven route - 5 km
  • Hemhaven route - 15 km
  • Westhaven route - 15 km
  • Ruigoord route - 18 km

Would you like to know more about the cycling routes in the harbour?

rondvaart river dream

Harbour tours

The Port of Amsterdam harbour tour takes you to places that are normally only accessible for commercial shipping. Reviews from visitors:

  • "A very pleasant afternoon with lots of info and a totally new perspective on Amsterdam."
  • "Great guide! Fascinating, to the end. Took in a lot of interesting information. Learned a lot!"
  • "The port of Amsterdam from the water! You don't see that very often."

Would you like to know more or book a harbour cruise?

Zeesluis IJmuiden luchtfoto 2021

The largest sea lock in the world

A new large sea lock has been constructed at the entrance of the North Sea Canal at IJmuiden. It provides access to the Amsterdam port region.

New drone pictures monitoring the progress of the construction of the sea lock from the air are made every three months. Have a look at the latest drone pictures.

Would you like to know more about the construction of the sea lock?