Windmill Hopper
An unique experience.
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Windmill Hopper

Let go of all your cares and enjoy a soothing tour along the windmills of the Zaanse Schans in the Windmillhopper boat. A local guide will give you all the ins and outs of these windmills that are seen during the tour.

The 'Guy in the blue shirt' will guide you over water past the unique Dutch landmarks of the Zaanse Schans.

The Windmillhopper (motorboat) departs every Saturday and Sunday from the dock behind the bike rental and toilets. The tour takes approximately 25 minutes with a limit of 12 guest. For more information about please check the website

Rates: Adults €7,50 Children €4,-



On Monday until Thursday, can also be booked for individual groups up to 12 individuals. A fun and informative tour over the river Zaan and through the polders of the Zaan area.



Frequently Asked Questions

Our contact details are: Raymond Deijle Kapzaag 18, 1507 HP Zaandam +31(0)6 16976430 KVK Number: 55452833 VAT Number: NL002107679B88 Bank Account: NL07RABO 0387643745
Yes, the trip is suitable for all ages. We have life vests on board you can use.
Every Saterday and Sunday we start on 10:00. The last tour starts 17:30. Depending on the season and weather conditions.
Because of very hard rain and wind it is possible we have to suspend our services. Please check on this site for our current operational status.

Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions have been deposited with the Chamber of Commerce in Utrecht on 20 April 2017.

General terms and conditions of shipping company Located at (1507HP) Zaandam at the Kapzaag 18. Signed at the Chamber of Commerce in Utrecht under number 000025108654

Liability for damage:

A. is not liable for personal injury or damage of any kind whatsoever, for whatever reason it occurs, prior to, during or as a result of the cruise. Exceptions to this are the statutory obligation for damages by demonstrable intent or gross negligence. The statutory compensation is limited to the maximum amount paid.

B. Children are under the responsibility of parents / supervisors. Children aged 14 or under should be accompanied by supervision at all times.

C. is never liable for damage to and / or loss of property of the client. Client takes all of its properties on board at full risk.

D. is never liable for damage caused by death or injury to a client, unless due to gross negligence or intention of

e. is never liable for damage to persons or business of client arising upon entry of the scaffold or the boat. Client enters the scaffold and / or the cruise ship at your own risk.

F. Insofar as is liable for any damage, it is only liable for direct damage and never for indirect (consequential) damages, and this liability is limited to the amount covered by its insurance.

G. Insofar as is liable for any damage not covered by its insurance, this liability is limited to the maximum amount of the invoice amount.

H. is never liable for lost items from the client.