Self-guided Discovery Walk in Amsterdam’s Eastern Docklands: architectural secrets
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Self-guided Discovery Walk in Amsterdam’s Eastern Docklands: architectural secrets

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Flexible
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Explore Amsterdam during this interactive and fun discovery walk
  • Learn about the history and local stories of Eastern Docklands in a playful way
  • Solve location-based riddles to unlock directions to your next stop along the route
  • See popular sights from a different angle and discover hidden local spots
What to expect

Are you an architecture enthusiast? Your local creator, Nik, shares his passion on this discovery walk across his neighborhood, the Eastern Docklands. Following in his footsteps, you’ll discover and learn about ‘islands’ connected by usual bridges, warehouses-turned-apartments, curious statues and buildings named after marine mammals… And you’ll get to recharge at the coziest of cafes too. Fun location-based riddles will lead the way!

This playful walk across Amsterdam’s modern neighborhood sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and often hidden – details around you. Whether you know Amsterdam or just start exploring here, this experience gives you a perspective on discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

Local wonders you’ll discover on this walk include:

  • Former warehouses turned into modern apartments and offices
  • Javaeiland, Borneoeiland and Cruquiuseiland
  • The Whale (a building, not the animal!).
  • The stunning Python Bridge

This discovery walk is an educational and fun activity for friends, couples, families with kids, curious locals, visitors, and team building. You can fully enjoy this experience of connecting with the city while staying in your own group.

Along the way, enjoy meaningful moments of discovery, explore, learn and have fun! Use #secretcitytrails to be featured on the company's social media and enter a monthly raffle to win a free discovery walk.

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Where

Oostelijke Handelskade 34, 1019 BN Amsterdam, Netherlands

Meeting point:

Start your Discovery Game in front of the Lloyd Hotel, on the IJ side.

What to remember
  • You will receive your game within 24 hours after your booking
  • This is a self-guided tour, there is no tour guide that meets you at the start location
  • You will receive an email with a link to your game. The link to the game is valid up to 6 months after the purchase. By tapping the play button your game opens in your phone’s browser. No downloads needed
  • You can stop the game and take a break at any point and start where you left off later
  • You can play any day of the week, but it is recommended to play during daylight hours
  • The game is recommended to be played in a team of 1-5 people
  • You can share a team viewer link, so everyone can read riddles and stories on their phones. Just make sure to select one person to enter answers
  • Start in front of the Lloyd Hotel, on the IJ side
  • End on Cruquiuseiland
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When
  • You can play any day of the week, but it is recommended to play during daylight hours
  • You can start the game up to 6 months after the purchase
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Provider
Secret City Trails
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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