From 29. July - 4. August 2019

Island-hopping for families in the summer

Step on board the Poseidon and go on a rambling trip across the Wadden Sea.

From  29. July- 4. August 2019

The Poseidon will sail across the Shallows, stopping at Texel Island, Terschelling Island and Ameland Island. Explore the islands and experience what it is like to dry out on the Shallows. Book a cabin and enjoy the experience.

The trip

On 29. July you are more than welcome on board the Sailingship from 10 a.m. An hour later the ship will leave the harbour and head for one of the Wadden Islands. You will ramble across the Shallows for a few days and enjoy the beautiful islands. On 4. August you will moor at Harlingen around 3 p.m.

Sleeping quarters

You may choose a 2-person or 4-person cabin. Bedding and towel sets are provided in the cabins.


Full catering is included for the family sailing week. You will have breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. On the day of departure you will not have breakfast. There is also unlimited access to coffee, tea, mineral water, soft drinks, fruit juice, beer and wine. Of course, the cook will take into account that there are little children on board. Child-friendly meals will be prepared.

Arrival and departure

On 6. August you are more than welcome on board the ship in Willemshaven harbour in Harlingen from 9 a.m. The ship will leave at 11 a.m. The ship will moor in Harlingen at 3 p.m. on 12. August.
Do you live a long way away or are you not an early riser?
It is possible to sleep on board the clipper the night before departure. The overnight stay including breakfast costs €30 per person.
Children up to and including the age of 12 pay €15 for the additional overnight stay. In this case, you are welcome on board the ship from 9 p.m.


The cost for the family sailing week is €588 per person. The cost for children up to and including the age of 12 is €294 per person.


You can park easily and inexpensively at Willemshaven harbour in Harlingen for €6 a day. Reservations can be made via or on telephone number 0031 623372947.

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