Comfort Class Boat

Netherlands, Belgium

The classic MS Gandalf is a comfort class passenger ship that can accommodate 20-22 guests. Almost everything on this barge is on one level, including the comfortable salon which has scenic panoramic windows.

  • 8 double cabins that are equipped with twin beds
  • 2 cabins that can be made into a triple with a bunk bed
  • There is one twin cabin for single use per departure.
  • Mattresses used on beds are 12 cm thick.
  • All cabins come with private bathroom facilities, bed linens, towels, and central heating.
  • There is no airconditioning on board however, each cabin does have a fan, and the windows can be opened. The Gandalf also has a large deck, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the great views.
  • All cabins have 220/230 Volt European Standard electric sockets.
  • There are a few hairdyers on board that can be borrowed from reception.
  • There are no safes in the individual cabins. However, the skipper has a safe if you would like anything kept there.

An interesting fact for those of you who prefer going green, the MS Gandalf is equipped with solar panels which provide most of the electricity needed on board.

Hybrid touring:

  • Brand ‘Alba’
  • Unisex (step through) frame
  • 7-speeds gear
  • Hand brake
  • Pannier bag
  • Smaller frame bikes are Target touring bikes These bikes come in three frame sizes.

Electric bikes

  • Brand Monaco from Batavus or similar
  • 7 gears
  • 3 support levels
  • Hand brakes
  • Limited availability

Bicycle rental is optional but is included in tour price. Due to the very limited space on deck, guests can bring their own bikes (max. 6) and only with prior approval. A discount will then apply. However, the crew or tour operators are NOT responsible for any damage, loss or theft of such.

Please note, helmets are not required nor provided aboard the Gandalf. We encourage you to bring your helmet.

​Special dietary needs may be subject to a supplement of €50 depending on request.

Gandalf Photos

tours on Gandalf


Tulip Tour - 5 day Photo

Tulip Tour - 5 day Netherlands 4.8/5 (17 ratings)2018 Comfort Plus boats: Fluvius: April 9, April … This five day Holland bike and boat tour in peak Tulip season goes through some of the most beautiful areas of the "Garden of Amsterdam." The tulips blossoming …

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Length5 days
Amsterdam to Bruges Photo

Amsterdam to Bruges Netherlands, Belgium 4.8/5 (75 ratings)2017 DatesOn the Comfort Plus class … From Holland's intriguing capital to Belgium's artistic gem, this bike and boat tour follows meandering rivers and canals from Amsterdam to Bruges.The Golden …

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Length8 days
Bruges to Amsterdam Photo

Bruges to Amsterdam Belgium, Netherlands 4.7/5 (83 ratings)2017 Dates:On the Comfort plus class boats:Fleur: … A bike and barge tour beginning in Bruges and ending in Amsterdam showcases the best of both Belgium and Holland. The motto in Bruges is ‘feel the past under …

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Length8 days
Authentic Holland Photo

Authentic Holland Netherlands 4.5/5 (6 ratings)2017 DatesComfort boats: Gandalf: September 23, … This wonderful bike and boat tour showcases authentic Holland and takes you through the central and Hanseatic region of the Netherlands. It cuts through the …

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Length7–8 days