Start the New Year with a mini cruise to Amsterdam. Children and adults alike can explore everything our ships have to offer. Onboard a Mini Cruise, watch live entertainment, the kids can enjoy the play area, ball pool, videos and during the school holidays there is a children’s entertainer providing face painting and other fun activities in the Pirate’s Club. There are also cinemas and shopping onboard.


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DFDS Seaways has daily mini cruise departures from Newcastle to Holland with two ships operating the route. The ms. King of Scandinavia and ms. Princess of Norway provide the daily service to the capital of the Netherlands.

Mini Cruise


In 2008, DFDS Seaways was voted leading North Sea Ferry Operator which means that you can expect comfort and quality onboard. All cabins onboard are en suite. While onboard there is a range of restaurants we recommend families to the 7 Seas Buffet, which offers a wide selection of dishes on offer. There is even a special children’s buffet within the restaurant with all of their favourite foods. It is now possible to book your meals before travel and save!

Mini Cruise

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from £176 for a family of 4 including 2 nights on-board ship in an en suite cabin, coach transfers to and from the city centre, coach sightseeing tour, live entertainment on-board.

Mini Cruise


As DFDS Seaways sail overnight, you arrive in Amsterdam the next morning refreshed and ready to explore the Dutch capital. Amsterdam is perfect for families with a range of destination based activities. Included in the mini cruise price is a coach transfer or sightseeing tour to the city centre. Families on a mini cruise will have the day to spend in Amsterdam. Discover the Nemo Science Museum with its' interactive exhibitions or try a visit to the famous Anne Frank's House. DFDS Seaways also provides an Amsterdam City Pass allowing discounted entry to a range of venues.