Go on an expedition with the FutureLand Express
The FutureLand Express is ready to take you on a special tour to the newest part of the Netherlands. There are new ports, the most modern terminals and offshore activities - a truly bustling port area. It’s a very special port area that deserves a closer look. You can do this with the FutureLand Express. All aboard!
Sand, rock, concrete and steel. The tour also includes the tallest and most modern quay cranes, electric AGVs and high-tech IT applications. These are the things that made it possible to create Maasvlakte 2. It took millions of cubic metres of sand to create this new land, on which the first two hypermodern terminals are now in operation. En route, a FutureLand guide will explain about everything that you can see as well as things you can’t see. The information is provided in Dutch, and English and German factsheets are also available on the coach. Or you can follow the audio tour in English and German on your smartphone. Don’t forget your headphones!
At weekends you can also visit the terminal of monopile producer, Sif Netherlands
Ready for departure
The FutureLand Express operates every week from Tuesday to Friday and on Sundays. FutureLand is also open on Saturdays from May to September. The Express service runs then too. If you would like to enjoy a tour and a boat trip on the same day, a combination ticket is the best option. You should book for everyone going on the boat trip and/or tour. Any child discount will be taken into account and applied at the FutureLand pay desk.
Every tour is unique
Make a special tour with the FutureLand Express to the latest piece of the Netherlands and a port full of action and development. The FutureLand Express takes you every tour to a special location:
Tuesday >> Energy tour with visit to APM Terminals
Wednesday >> Tour with an unique view on Euromax terminal
Thursday >> Tour with visit to APM Terminals
Friday >> Energy tour with visit to Slufter
Saturday* >> Tour with visit to APM Terminals and Sif Group
Sunday >> Tour with visit to Sif Group
* FutureLand is opened on saturdays from may till september
During the Energy Tour you will discover the role of the port of Rotterdam in the energy supply. For the visit to APM Terminals and Sif, due to international regulations, a valid proof of identity is mandatory for passengers aged 14 and over. This timetable is subject to change, the exact offer can be found in the reservation system.
Check and reserve
The tours on offer, departure times and places available are stated in the reservation system. Your reservation will only be finalised after you have completed the last step. The FutureLand Ferry and Express services may deviate from the timetable on the day of your visit, so please check the tours offered and the available places in the reservation system for your desired visit date.
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De booking form is in Dutch only. If this forms a barrier please contact FutureLand 0031 10 252 252 0 or send an e-mail.
|Children aged 3 to 11
Under age of 2 free
|Tour ticket||€ 8,50||€ 6,95|
|Maasvlakte 2 tour and boat trip combination ticket||€ 15,50||€ 12,95|
Maasvlakte 1 & 2 tour and boat trip combination ticket
Comprehensive information is provided during the tour about the design and construction of Europe’s most modern port. Because of the tour’s duration and comprehensiveness of the information provided, it may be a challenge for children who are below upper primary school age. If you would nevertheless like to bring very young children, please ensure that they have alternatives to occupy their time so that you and your fellow passengers can listen to the guide without interruption.
Fasten safety belts
A boat trip on the FutureLand Ferry is at your own risk. Please take the following into account:
> Children under 14 years of age may only participate if accompanied by an adult.
> FutureLand employees may exclude visitors from participation if they see cause to do so.
> A tour may be cancelled (last minute) in the event of bad weather conditions or in other exceptional circumstances.
> It is compulsory to use seatbelts in the FutureLand Express.
> Persons who rely on mobility aids may participate in the FutureLand Express tour, where possible, in consultation with the desk attendant. The safety of the passengers must be guaranteed in all cases.