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Plastic Whale

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Le Mairekade 33A, 1013 CB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 737 3049
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Fun and engaging and the guides are great - perfect for team building

Fishing for plastic on a boat made from recycled plastic and have fun and explore the city at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
brushtailp0ssum
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Sydney, Australia
Do good and have fun!

This was a very fun boat-ride in the canals (grachten) of Amsterdam. Although let me be clear from... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Kaiserin A
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Plastic Whale is the first professional plastic fishingcompany in the world. A social enterprise with a mission: make the world’s waters plasticfree and create valuable new products from plastic waste. It started in 2011 with a single challenge to build a boat made of plastic waste. Today, we have a fleet of ten design boats made from Amsterdam Canal Plastic. It is our goal to go ‘out of business’: in our case, overfishing is a positive thing. With your team, department or company you can help us achieve our goal: come plastic fishing with us in Amsterdam. Whether you go for a relaxing trip, including a nice boat lunch, or you want to fish like crazy: it’s up to you. We just want you to have a great day. The Plastic Whales are completely electric and run for 50% on solar energy. Very clean and very quiet. We hope to welcome you onboard!
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“a lot of fun” (6 reviews)
“fishing” (21 reviews)
“whales” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Le Mairekade 33A, 1013 CB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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+31 20 737 3049
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fishing for plastic on a boat made from recycled plastic and have fun and explore the city at the same time - it is a great way to see the city, make friends and have a great experience, as well as raising awareness of the...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

This was a very fun boat-ride in the canals (grachten) of Amsterdam. Although let me be clear from the beginning: you pay to fish other's trash from the water. If that's not what you're looking for, there are many other nice canal cruises. When we...More

Thank Kaiserin A
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

I enjoyed the idea of the plastic whale and watching others fish for plastic but I didn't like touching the plastic myself (!) I may be a little OCD because they give you gloves and help you in every way possible. I really enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

On the way to my work I always see the boats of the plastic whale. Being on the boat and fishing plastic from the Amsterdam's canals was a great concept

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

A trip on the plastic whale is a great way to see Amsterdam and also do some good in the process. Not only are you raising awareness about litter that ends up in the canal, but you get a lot of positive feedback from the...More

1  Thank seattletoamsterdam
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I went on an hour and half Plastic Whale plastic boat plastic fishing trip through the Amsterdam canals with my fiancée on my birthday. It was great fun! We got to see a side of Amsterdam that was intimate and felt local while also helping...More

2  Thank Jacob V
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

We are totally blown away. We had a great trip, with a very nice skipper (Thank you Mo!) who gave us many interesting insights and information. We can totally recommend a plastic whale tour to everybody. And we'll definitely return for another tour!

1  Thank Aleen481
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

If you have the opportunity, I highly recommend joining the Plastic Whale and performing some canal clean up. Our boat captain was friendly and even took the time to tell us about some of the landmarks we saw while sailing the canals and collecting debris....More

Thank Nicole A
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Enjoyed a fantastic time fishing garbage out of the canals and highly recommend it for visitors looking for a kick with meaning! Not only is your personal awareness of littering enhanced by peering into the waters in search for the prized litter, you'll also be...More

Thank wwwwade
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

I went plastic fishing in April and it was amazing! First you think - okay - I just want to sit in a boat and relax and do NOTHING, but once you're starting to fish plastic.. Man, that feels good. You're actually literally get applauded...More

1  Thank Mirjam V
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