Fortress Island Pampus – 19th century history

On Friday oktober 22nd there is one departure at 13:15!

During the season, May through October, one of our historical boats departs from Amsterdam IJburg to fortress island Pampus during weekends at 10:45am. Sundays there is an extra departure at 13:15pm. Dicover this world heritage site and the islands history and enjoy lunch, drinks and the spectacular view over the water to the skyline of Amsterdam and former Southern Sea coasts.  The ferry takes about 45 minutes to reach the island, your stay there is approximately 2,5 hours before we sail back. 

Visiting or staying in Almere? We have a departure every saturday from Almere Marina Muiderzand

Buy your tickets from Amsterdam here: 


Boat to Pampus History Amsterdam Tourist Ferry

Pampus is situated in the former inland sea the Zuiderzee at a stone’s throw away from Amsterdam. Built between 1887 and 1895 Pampus guarded the entrance of the harbour of Amsterdam.


Activities Fortess Island Pampus Amsterdam Tourist Ferry

There are free guided tours, interactive tours, puzzle tours, kids activities and a restaurant with an amazing view on the skyline of Amsterdam and the former Southern Sea coast.


Groups Pampus Island Amsterdam Tourist Ferry

Planning a visit to Pampus with your family, company or school? Pampus offers lot of possibilities for a custom made event, catering or educational program.

Kids Party

Boat to Pampus Kids Party

Celebrate your children’s party on board with cake and lemonade! Unwrap your presents along the way and do an exciting black-light scavenger hunt at the Fort!


Due to Covid measures it is compulsory to make a reservation. Buy your tickets here: