Canal tours

Scheduled sailings

De vrije afvaarten vinden plaats op de woensdag-, vrijdag- en zaterdagmiddag om 13.30 en 14.45 uur. Kaartjes voor de vrije afvaarten kunt u reserveren bij de Tourist Info Eemsdelta, Oude Kerkstraat 1, tel. 0596-620300.


Naturally, you can also book this canal touring boat on different days with a group of people.

Would you like to go on a day trip? This tour is also available in combination with the following activities:

  • A beautiful city walk through the authentic town, duration ca. 1 ½ hours
  • A visit to the Nicolaïkerk, led by a special church guide, duration ca. ½ hour
  • A visit to the Synagogue in Appingedam
  • A visit to the Groninger Zilverkamer, an exposition on old northern Groningen silverware
  • A visit to a museum in Appingedam
En kijk ook eens bij de Kerken en marentocht.
Voor meer info: tel. 06-21907003, e-mail:

Ordering tickets

Ticket prices

Ticket prices per person:
Adults; € 6,00 per person
Children until 12 years of age; € 4,00 per person

Ticket prices Damsterveer (max. 46 people per trip)

Persons for the first hour

up to 25 persons €125,00
26 - 35 persons €175,00
36 - 46 persons €225,00

For every next hour an additional €100,00 will be charged. Up to 6 hours which is the maximum sailing time per day.

An extra payment of 10 euros is required, at the following times:
- From the 1st of May until the 1st of October between 12.30 and 13.30, and after 18.00. From the 1st of October until the 1st of May (off season), during the entire day.

For more information about the possible arrangements and the ordering of tickets, you can contact the Tourist Info Eemsdelta by clicking on the button below.