Directions to Arknoa Houseboat
Map & Directions
Houseboat Arknoa is a 9 minutes walk West from Central Station, exiting the Station on the Northern side and not the town side. Exit the station and turn left... follow road till corner-bend where you can see SQUASH written on a building in the West, where the sun sets. Then you are very close. From there go to 'Moon bridge'
(Moonbridge is nick name of Han Lammer brug/bridge) and see green lights in window of the houseboat. (Second boat to the left from the top of 'Moonbridge'.
Adinoah sends guests a map of directions to their email address. Please print this map (printing wizard 4x6in.cropped to fit) to find your way to the houseboat.
Or print the following description of your journey to the houseboat:
At Schiphol airport, you will find the train for Amsterdam Central Station in the underground. The train takes about 35 minutes to reach Amsterdam and you have to first buy your train tickets.
It is a short walk from Amsterdam Railway Station
to the houseboat (9 min.)
Exit the station on the northern side (not the town side)
and turn left.
Follow the main road passing the busy ferries parked on your right/ Keep following the main road direction West,
(where the sun sets)/ passing the large bicycle stand on your right/ Pass bye the elegant and tall boat 'Prince of Orange' on your right/ ...Cross over then to the left side of the main road when convenient/ Passing then next the 'Kamer van Koophandel' (Chamber of Commerce) on your left/ Still on the main road, continue to the coming old bridge on an angle on your right/ Here keep on the left side of the road/ follow the bend,
and the railroad track (do not follow the road that crosses the old bridge) but look for a second modern bridge just behind the old bridge on an angle, 'Moonbridge' (all lit up at night), (the only aluminum bridge in Europe) / and cross this modern bridge. Arknoa seen from the top of Moonbridge is the second houseboat to the left. Having arrived on the other side, count then 4 street lamps and take the 6 steps down to the wooden jetty.
Arknoa is right at the end of this jetty opposite the railroad track and opposite SQUASH CITY.
On top of Moonbridge you can see the houseboat, the second houseboat to your left, (in the middle of the canal +/-) / With little green lights in the window that faces the railroad track, ... This means the captain is awaiting you...