High Wine Cruise

An extensive harbour tour, delicious dishes and exceptional wines

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High Wine Cruise

Adults 49.95 | Children 34.95

  • Special wines
  • Explanations of provenance and characteristics
  • Learn about new wines and the port
Google review 4.3
Duration 3 hours
3-course menu
Wheelchair accessible

Intense enjoyment during the High Wine Cruise

Welcome to Rotterdam, the Netherlands’ second largest city and one of the most vibrant in Europe. Rotterdam is the perfect place to enjoy a High Wine.

High wine cruise

A High Wine cruise is a unique experience that combines sightseeing, wine tasting and good food. During the tour, you can take in the view of the city’s many modern buildings and admire its modern architecture.

Overall, a High Wine cruise is a great way to get an impression of the city of Rotterdam. It’s a great way to explore the city and experience its culture and cuisine.

Why you should join us on the High Wine cruise:

– Excellent wines.
– Relaxed sailing.
– Delicious bites.
– Discover unknown places in the port.
– Extensive sailing route.
– Special taste sensations.

Triple enjoyment of harmonious combination

Triple enjoyment on this cruise for wine lovers. A delicious, extensive harbour cruise, delicious bites and special wines. These ingredients go together harmoniously and guarantee a relaxed cruise with special taste sensations.

Special selection

Wine comes into its own even more when you eat well with it. To ensure that you can fully enjoy the wine, Spido provides tasty, locally sourced food pairings. During this cruise you can enjoy three courses with various small dishes, made from seasonal products. We also serve matching wines, which we have selected especially for this occasion. If you would like to know more about the origin and the characteristics of the wines, our crew is happy to tell you all about it. So, come and enjoy the High Wine of Spido, where the wines and food will guarantee to make your day truly special and memorable.

Get to know new wines and the port

Relax and enjoy yourself. The cruise lasts approximately three hours; so there is plenty of time to get to know new wines and the port. Enjoy the view while we sail past many famous Rotterdam sights to the Botlek area. There you can experience the enormous activity and versatility of the world port up close: the refineries, tank storage parks, shipyards, dry docks and the transhipment of bulk and containers. The panorama is different every day. The enthusiastic captain will explain everything you see along the way with passion.

Do you want to combine the good things in life with this High Wine Cruise? Then book your place on the date of your choice.


From 13:30
Embarkation at the Spido pontoon on Willemsplein in Rotterdam.

Welcome by the captain, followed by departure for a harbour tour.

From 14:00
The high wine is served.

± 17:00
Return to Spido, followed by disembarkation.

Practical information

Timetable 2023

Saturday 13 May 2023
Saturday 24 June 2023
Saturday 24 September 2023
Saturday 19 November 2023


Adults – € 49.95 p.p.
Seniors – € 49.95 p.p.
Children 4 to 11 years – € 34.95 p.p.

The price mentioned includes:

– Extended harbor tour.
– Three course meal.
– Selection of wines.

Frequently Asked Questions

During the 75-minute Rotterdam Harbour Tour, we work with an audio explication system on board. It is audible in Dutch, English, German and French. On paper, the explication is also available in Japanese, Chinese, Spanish and Italian.

For the Extended Harbour Cruise, the audio explication is audible in Dutch, English and German.

During the daytrips and theme cruises, the captain provides explanations in Dutch. There is no audio explication on board.

During the daytrips and theme cruises, the captain provides explanations in Dutch. There is no audio explication on board.

Yes, that’s possible. If you have purchased an admission ticket online via Spido.nl, you can return your admission ticket. Make a request for this by telephone on 010-275 99 99. You will receive your purchase amount back (excluding booking costs). We can change sailing times for you free of charge.
Entrance tickets, for example Day trips or Theme trip tickets, can be canceled 5 working days before departure. You will receive your purchase amount back (excluding booking costs)
Tickets purchased through other channels cannot be returned by Spido.

Reservations for Rotterdam Pass holders are required.

Lost something during your visit to Spido? How annoying, you can reach us by phone during office hours on 010-2759999

Did you find something at Spido? Report it directly on board or at the cash desk.

Reservations can only be made online and not by phone or e-mail.

Yes, the high tea is buffet style.

With the Rotterdam pass you can not board directly. After making a reservation, you must go to the cash register to chip your Rotterdam pass.

If you have difficulty walking, we kindly ask you to indicate this in the comments field (when paying for the tickets), so that we can take this into account.

Dietary wishes can be communicated up to 5 working days. Unfortunately, we can no longer make adjustments after this.

Catering on board is available and at your own expense unless otherwise indicated.

We sail the Rotterdam Harbour Tour (75 minutes) daily.

Given the crowds in the high season, we really recommend buying these online to avoid disappointment at the checkout.

You are not allowed to consume your own food or beverage on board.

There is catering on board. During the cruise, various hot and cold snacks are available on board. You can only pay with pin. View the menu during the cruises here. Own consumptions are not allowed.

Dogs are permitted on the 75 minute harbour tours, but must be kept on a lead. Reserve a ticket in advance a € 3.00 per dog. Assistance dogs (if demonstrable) are free at all times.

Both on board and at the cash register you can only pay by debit/credit card.

The Family ticket is available (2 adults & 2 children 4 to 11 years old) including a fun informative activity book for the kids.

Reservation necessary from 20 people. Please send an e-mail to reservations@spido.nl or by phone, not via our online ticket system. Lunch bags can be ordered for groups of 20 or more.

On board it is possible to get refreshments.
Own consumption is not allowed. You can only use pins on board.

Albert Heijn
For the Albert Heijn promotion, a time slot must be reserved online in advance, after you have ordered the tickets from Albert Heijn. This is not possible by telephone.

1. Go to the website: www.spido.nl/en
2. Select Rotterdam harbor tour 75 min
3. Go to ‘Order Tickets’
4. Select date and time
5. Select ‘action ticket’ (€0.00) + indicate the number of people here
6. Choose Albert Heijn and enter your voucher code

We advise you to buy the tickets online to avoid disappointments at the office.
The Rotterdam pass is free once for the Rotterdam harbor tour 75 minutes.
Or in the months of July & August discount on the Extended harbor tour
Online reservation is required and you must scan your Rotterdam pass before boarding at the box office.

It is not possible to moor anywhere other than Willemsplein during a (regular) cruise. On occasions where you rent a complete ship, there are of course possibilities to moor elsewhere. Please contact the Events department on telephone number 010-2759989.

Dogs are allowed on the 75-minute Rotterdam harbor tour, provided they are kept on a leash. You pay € 3.00 per dog. Assistance dogs (if proven) are free. Dogs are not allowed on longer cruises.

All our modern tour ships are wheelchair friendly (max 200 kg) There are disabled toilets on board our ships. It is also possible to move to the outside deck. Unfortunately, the skydeck is not accessible for wheelchairs.

Royal Spido is located at Willemsplein 85, 3016 DR ROTTERDAM

There is ample paid car parking in the adjoining Erasmus Multi-storey car park.
Please be aware: payment for parking elsewhere can only occur via vehicle registration parking!
There is free parking for buses close to the departure points.

From Central Station:

– Tram 7, direction: Willemsplein, stop: Willemsplein
Note: From the 1st of October to the 22nd of November tram 7 does not drive through the Van Vollenhovenstraat to Willemsplein, but through the Westzeedijk to Euromast / Erasmus MC. Expired stops: Westplein, Westkade, Willemsplein, Westerstraat. Take tram 23 (direction Beverwaard), tram 25 (direction Carnisselande) or tram 20 (direction Station Lombardijen) instead at get off at Leuvehaven. Or take the Underground subway:
– Underground subway, route D, direction: de Akkers, stop: Leuvehaven
– Underground subway, route E, direction: Slinge, stop: Leuvehaven

(from the subway it is a 5 minute walk to the Spido)National public transport information number: 0900-9292 (€0.70 p/m)

Plan your journey.

Spido is also easily accessible by Waterbus. The stop is right next to the Spido jetty. There are also a number of locations where you can park for free and continue your journey by Waterbus. For more information about the locations, visit http://www.waterbus.nl/haltes/

The address is Willemsplein 85, 3016 DR ROTTERDAM

Coming from the direction Utrecht/ Gouda (A12)

A16 Ring Rotterdam East
Exit 25
S107 direction Centrum
S100 direction Havens 160-200 / 176-200
Route Parking Erasmus bridge

Coming from direction Dordrecht (A16)

Follow the A16 in the direction of Rotterdam.
Even before the Van Brienenoordbrug bridge, follow the signs ‘Centrum / Capelle a/d IJssel’ (exit 24 to 26).
Keep to the right and take the first exit after the bridge (exit 25), direction ‘Centrum’.
Turn left at the traffic lights (traffic circle 3/4).
Continue straight ahead along the Maasboulevard and Boompjes.
Further: see above.

Coming from the direction of The Hague / Hoek van Holland (A13)

Follow the A20 in the direction of Utrecht. Then take the A16 in the direction of Dordrecht.
Before the Van Brienenoord Bridge, take exit 25, direction ‘Centrum / Capelle a/d IJssel’.
At the traffic lights turn right, direction ‘Centrum’.
Continue straight ahead along the Maasboulevard and Boompjes.
Further: see above.

Royal Spido considers hospitality to be of paramount importance. However, where people work, mistakes are also made. You can send a complaint to spido@spido.nl or by post to: Koninklijke Spido, Willemsplein 85, 3016 DR ROTTERDAM.

Royal Spido has a modern fleet where you can enjoy a cruise indoors and outdoors.

Royal Spido can be reached by telephone daily from 09:00 to 17:00
We aim to answer emails within 12 hours.
New Year’s Day we are closed.

For the Rotterdam pass, a time slot must be reserved online in advance.
This is not possible by telephone.

1. Go to the website: www.spido.nl/en
2. Go to ‘Order Tickets’
3. Choose harbour tour 75 minutes
4. Select date and time
5. Select ‘action ticket’ (€0.00) + number of guests
6. Choose Rotterdampas and enter your pass number

Reservations for Rotterdampas are only possible online and not by telephone or email.
After making the reservation, you must go to the cash register to chip your Rotterdam pass.
So you cannot board immediately.

Click here for more information about the Rotterdampas/ Ooievaarspas.

Depending on the time and duration of your event, you can choose from a comprehensive catering offer. Find out more here.

You can think of: business events, company parties, weddings and celebrations and parties (birthday, anniversary, bachelor party, New Year’s party).

Cruise Rotterdam with dinner?

Experience the city and ports of Rotterdam from the river with the Seafood Dinner Cruise. During this cruise you will enjoy a delicious dinner while ships and special buildings glide by.

Accessibility and parking

Spido is located at
Willemsplein 85, 3016 DR Rotterdam.

You can park (paid) in the Erasmus parking garage.

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