Island-hopping for families in the summer

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

Our family trips have been adjusted to reflect the current situation. There is a limited number of guests on board, the Aldebaran takes 9 families and max. 20 people along during the family ramble, there is a lot of space and freedom for everyone
If the trip is canceled due to the corona measures, the full payment will be returned.

Dates 2022:

from July 30. 10:00 a.m.- August 05. 3:00 p.m. ALDEBARAN ( children )
from August 06. 10:00 a.m.- August 12. 3:00 p.m. ALDEBARAN ( teenagers )

The Aldebaran 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 the first day you are more than welcome on board the Sailingship from 10:00 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 the latest you will moor at Harlingen around 3:00 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 the first day you are more than welcome on board the ship in Nieuwe Willemshaven harbour in Harlingen from 10 a.m. The ship will leave at 11:00 a.m. The ship will moor in Harlingen at 3:00 p.m. on the latest day.
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 € 55,00 per person.
Children from 13 up to and including the age of 16 pay € 36,00 for the additional overnight stay.
Children up to and including the age of 12 pay € 27,50 for the additional overnight stay. In this case, you are welcome on board the ship from 9:00 p.m.


The cost for the family sailing week is € 795,00 per person.
The cost for children from 13 up to and including the age of 16 is € 530,00.
The cost for children up to and including the age of 12 is € 397,50 per person.


You can park easily at Parking Westerzeedijk 7 8862 RK in Harlingen for €7,00 a day. Or at Parking P1 Harlingen.