FAQ
all you need to know about VarenRondZaandam.nl

Frequently Asked Questions

Wheelchair Access?
The Windmillhopper is equipped with wheelchair-friendly facilities and services to ensure that visitors in wheelchairs will enjoy their experience.
Is the tour suitable for children?
Yes, the trip is suitable for all ages. We have life vests on board you can use.
What are the operating times?
Every Saterday and Sunday we start on 10:00. The last tour starts 17:30. Depending on the season and weather conditions.
Do you operate during bad wheater?
Because of very hard rain and wind it is possible we have to suspend our services. Please check on this site for our current operational status.
General conditions
VarenrondZaandam.nl and WindMillHopper don''t take any responsibility and we are not liable for any damage caused through use of services be it indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages. If you have any questions regarding the terms of use outlined here, please do not hesitate to contact us.
About us
VarenRondZaandam.nl was found in 2012. Founder Raymond Deijle offers short cruises in an open barge. All in the beautifull area of the Dutch Zaanstreek.
Our barge
Our barge was built in Den Oever by Luyt Group, who is specialised in aluminium ship building. It is an open barge of 7.4 meters long and 2.2. meters wide. It has enough room for 12 passengers.
The onboard equipment
Our barge has been equipt to the lastest security standard. Life vests are available for both adults and childeren.
Special requests
On request it is possible to embark or dis-embark along the route.
Operating times
VarenRondZaandam.nl operates every Saturday and Sunday on the Zaanse Schans as WindMillHopper
Contact information
Our contact details are: Raymond Deijle Kapzaag 18, 1507 HP Zaandam +31(0)6 16976430 info@varenrondzaandam.nl KVK Number: 55452833 VAT Number: NL188949896B01 Bank Account: NL07RABO 0387643745
Payment options
We can only accept cash money; In case of a reservation you can pay, before the event, directly to our bank account. See FAQ - Contact information for more details

Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions have been deposited with the Chamber of Commerce in Utrecht on 20 April 2017.


General terms and conditions of shipping company Varenrondzaandam.nl/Windmillhopper. Located at (1507HP) Zaandam at the Kapzaag 18. Signed at the Chamber of Commerce in Utrecht under number 000025108654

Liability for damage:

A. Varenrondzaandam.nl/Windmillhopper is not liable for personal injury or damage of any kind whatsoever, for whatever reason it occurs, prior to, during or as a result of the cruise. Exceptions to this are the statutory obligation for damages by demonstrable intent or gross negligence. The statutory compensation is limited to the maximum amount paid.

B. Children are under the responsibility of parents / supervisors. Children aged 14 or under should be accompanied by supervision at all times.

C. Varenrondzaandam.nl/Windmillhopper is never liable for damage to and / or loss of property of the client. Client takes all of its properties on board at full risk.

D. Varenrondzaandam.nl/Windmillhopper is never liable for damage caused by death or injury to a client, unless due to gross negligence or intention of Varenrondzaandam.nl/Windmillhopper.

e. Varenrondzaandam.nl/Windmillhopper is never liable for damage to persons or business of client arising upon entry of the scaffold or the boat. Client enters the scaffold and / or the cruise ship at your own risk.

F. Insofar as Varenrondzaandam.nl/Windmillhopper is liable for any damage, it is only liable for direct damage and never for indirect (consequential) damages, and this liability is limited to the amount covered by its insurance.

G. Insofar as Varenrondzaandam.nl/Windmillhopper is liable for any damage not covered by its insurance, this liability is limited to the maximum amount of the invoice amount.

H. Varenrondzaandam.nl/Windmillhopper is never liable for lost items from the client.