We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Whisperboat Zutphen
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
66
All photos (66)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“old city”(2 reviews)
“boats”(2 reviews)
“captain”(2 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Nov
Dec
-1°
Jan
Contact
Rijkenhage 1, 7201 LP Zutphen, The Netherlands
Website
+31 6 42326444
Call
Reviews (96)
Filter reviews
12 results
Traveller rating
6
5
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
6
5
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews old city boats captain sights volunteers dutch tour guide history
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

To stroll through Zutphen one can observe many historical buildings. To ad another dimension to what you can see a boat ride through the channels gives another perspective of the city. The trip is done in a so called whisperboat. The electrical motor is silent😀The...More

Thank Weston B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a great boat trip. We always make use of it when we have friends visiting. Gives you a view of Zutphen from the water

Thank Weston B
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We went on this cruise and the weather was beautiful. The volunteers are full of information and gave us commentary of the sights we passed. We saw old buildings and the many different birds along the way. Very peaceful way to spend an hour or...More

Thank Francisca H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Not sure if they also do tours in a language other than Dutch but still well worth the visit. The trip takes about an hour and takes you almost entirely around the old city center of Zutphen. The guides are well motivated and each guide...More

Thank Daniël B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Whisperboats are a great way to explore the city of Zutphen. There are boats for 20 people or smaller ones for 12 people. It is relatively inexpensive (2017: kids up to 9 years 3,50 euro's en others 5,50 euro's). The whisperboats only run in the...More

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The boats are manned by volunteers, who will tell you anything on Zuthpen and the history of the town and how it has developed. It is really a great learning experience, however Dutch is mandatory. Disadvantage is that the boats are open, so for rainy...More

Thank worldtravellerTom
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our trip on the whisper boat, even though it was all in Dutch we were supplied with an English guide book including photos. For 5.50 euros for 75 minutes it provided excellent value, well worth trying if in Zutphen for the day.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We had been on a boat your in Den Bosch a few days before visiting Den Bosch. So we decided to take the Whisper boat. We were given the English guide book as the tour was all in Dutch. Most of the sights from the...More

Thank VanessaRoad
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Zutphen is an ancient, medieval town on the river IJssel with lots of old buildings showing its rich past as a Hanzecity. Looking at them from a duck's eye view is a worthwhile experience.

1  Thank Harry S
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Even having lived in Zutphen for a while, I really enjoyed it. Many interesting facts. The captain was wel informed and funny. All others in the group who attented the whisperboattour enjoyed it. So more that worth the " Excellent" rating.

Thank WernerSchroer
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 nearby hotels
Volkshuis Zutphen
26 reviews
.21 km away
Hampshire Hotel - 's Gravenhof Zutphen
384 reviews
.43 km away
Fletcher Resort-Hotel Zutphen
154 reviews
2.31 km away
Vesting De Bronsbergen
5 reviews
3.16 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 76 nearby restaurants
Italiaans Restaurant Vaticano
149 reviews
.20 km away
Restaurant Chapoo
67 reviews
.21 km away
Hanze-stadsbrouwerij
70 reviews
.21 km away
Grand Cafe & Restaurant De Courant
42 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 30 nearby attractions
Librije Zutphen
38 reviews
.38 km away
Museum Henriette Polak
27 reviews
.28 km away
Rijksmonument Walburgiskerk Zutphen
15 reviews
.43 km away
VVV Zutphen (tourist information)
13 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Cătălin R
24 August 2018|
Answer
Response from Weston B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy group tickets
0
Votes