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VarenRondZaandam

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About VarenRondZaandam
We offer a fun informative cruise in an open boat along the windmills of the Zaanse Schans with a maximum of 12 people. We take enough time to photograph the mills and the environment. The skipper tells you all the information about the windmills.
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Zaanshe Schans looks like it's frozen in time, with expansive industrial windmills-most of them historic and still working as they did at inception, churning out one wonder after another. To fully enjoy the windmills, it is advisable to take a boat ride on the River...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Raymond D, Eigenaar at VarenRondZaandam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Dear Felicia, Thank you very much for the beautiful revieuw. I really appreciate it. Glad that I could show you around on the spot where I grew up myself. I hope to see you again on the boat. Best regards, Raymond Deijle Windmillhopper Varenrondzaandam.nl

Reviewed 3 August 2018

Found this tour at the end of our day in Zaanse Schans. Captain was friendly, very knowledgeable, and equipped for anything--including sunscreen for people who didn't bring their own!! Even had samples of things produced at the mills. He grew up in the area and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Raymond D, Eigenaar at VarenRondZaandam, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

I greatly appreciate your revieuw. Thank you for this

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to spend a few hours enjoying the landscape and the small shops in the village. You can park the car in the museum nearby. Highly recommend !

Date of experience: July 2018
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Raymond D, Eigenaar at VarenRondZaandam, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for your review of the Windmillhopper.

Reviewed 29 June 2018

in the We came to the guide because we identified his face of the guide from the picturein In the ternet. The tour is simply charming! The guide explained the windmill in a fascinating way, with deep explanations in a very simple way. Explained about...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Raymond D, Eigenaar at VarenRondZaandam, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for your review. Glad you liked it!

Reviewed 20 June 2018

Wow.. What an experience I had at Zaanse Schans.. I am in love with country side of Holland such a beautiful place and perfect weather on June 17th which made this place even amazing. When I am on side seeing at Zaanse Schans Windmills, I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

This is a motor boat trip in the Zaan lake at Zaanse Schans. We had been visiting the last mill and after that we went out. The boat was on the exit. The lovely person offered us and some other couples to go back with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Raymond D, Eigenaar at VarenRondZaandam, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks a lot for your nice review.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had a limited time to visit Zaanse Schans windmills so riding the boat makes everything easier for us! Thanks for a very informative and fun ride! �� The 5 euro boat trip was more than worth it!! A must try activity in Holland!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Raymond D, Eigenaar at VarenRondZaandam, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Very nice that you enjoyed the boat trip along the windmills.

Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is a motor boat trip in the Zaan lake at Zaanse Schans. The captain was very friendly and explained many interesting details about each and every windmill around the area. He also helped to take some pictures at the boat. Must have attraction at...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Raymond D, Eigenaar at VarenRondZaandam, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for your beautiful review.

Reviewed 9 May 2017

The guy in the boat was in a very good mood and welcoming so I decided last minute to jump in, as I saw that the group inside the boat was not big, total 5 people. The weather was perfect, the tour guide told us...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Raymond D, Eigenaar at VarenRondZaandam, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Nice to hear that you enjoyed the boat trip very much.

Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had such a wonderful time with the windmillhopper!! We would recommend this to anyone visiting Zaandam because you really get your moneys worth, with a super friendly tour-guide that was smiling and friendly the entire time! Well worth every penny :D

Date of experience: August 2016
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Raymond D, Eigenaar at VarenRondZaandam, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thanks a lot

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8 August 2018|
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A boat sails to the Zaanse Schans in the winter months. The Zaanferry provides the connection between Amsterdam and the Zaanse Schans. On their website you can find the departure times. (Zaanferry.nl) Sincerely, Raymond... More
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22 February 2017|
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Yes, and from the station is a 10 minute walk. Grt. Raymond
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Hello, It is an open boat. We are only open from April to October.
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