What you'll do
Help make Amsterdam’s canals plastic-free and join us for a two hour plastic fishing adventure. While cleaning up the canals, you get to see the historical center with its many highlights from a unique perspective: the water. Our skipper will gladly tell you about it. Plastic Whale believes in the power of doing, no matter what season it is. We commit unconditionally to our mission; fighting for plastic-free waters worldwide. This winter we want you to bring out your inner adventurer and join the movement of doers on the water to fish plastic. Come winter fishing with Plastic Whale cause' that warm drink at home on your sofa will just taste a lot better if you do. During winter time, we offer enough blankets and tea to keep you warm while enjoying Amsterdam's beautiful winter sights and lights! The plastic we collect together with you is recycled into Plastic Whale boats—the same kind of boats that we use during this experience. And did you know that we're also making furniture out of Amsterdam Canal Plastic? P.S.: A lot of people like to write about this experience. In some cases, we invite press to go plastic fishing together with you or to make some photos. If you don't feel comfortable with this, please let us know by sending us a message!
About the organisation
Plastic Whale is the first professional plastic fishing company in the world. It started in 2011 with a single challenge to build a boat made of plastic waste. Today, we have a fleet of ten design boats made from Amsterdam Canal Plastic. It is our goal to go ‘out of business’: overfishing is a positive phenomenon in our case.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Plastic Whale.
Water and hot tea
Fishing nets and gloves Extra blankets during winter time, ponchos, and life vests
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Where you'll be
We’ll be on the canals of Amsterdam showing you the highlights. We'll also cruise to spots large tourist boats can’t access due to their size.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 8 guests ages 6 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.
It can be a bit chilly on the water, so please dress to stay warm. Oh, and don't forget your camera! Note: This experience is also great for kids! We provide lifejackets if needed.