Urban sustainable harbor Kaap de Groene Hoop is a public space, open for all, any day of the week. The possibilities are pretty much endless. Check out the websites of our residents to find out about anything from a canal cruise to a life changing ocean crossing experience. Don’t be a stranger if you’re not in the mood for a seafaring adventure. Come for a stroll simply to enjoy the big sky sunset, the endless open water vistas or just feel the good vibes of our embankment. If you want to push your culinary limits make sure you nestle yourself in our floating restaurant. Two international renowned chefs cook for the stars using seasonal, organic and fair-trade ingredients. You can’t cross the ocean on an empty stomach, right?

Kaap de Groene Hoop


The harbor Kaap de Groene Hoop is located along the Ms. Van Riemsdijkweg at the northern banks of the IJ river centrally located at the NDSM Wharf.

The NDSM Wharf is easily reached by public transportation and for most the trip includes a fabulous and free mini-cruise on the IJ river. If you are visiting from outside Amsterdam take any train to Amsterdam Central Station. From there, on the back side of the station (De Ruijterkade), you’ll hop on the ferry that indicates NDSM Werf and docks on the left. In like 15 minutes the ferry sails across and drops you right at Kaap de Groene Hoop. When you get off the ferry just walk to the right and within a minute you are at Kaap de Groene Hoop. Buses 105, 109, 391 and 394 drop you off at the Klaprozenweg just a few minutes by foot from Kaap de Groene Hoop. For schedules, updates and news check the website of the municipality ( The ferry on the IJ river is free of charge. It only takes people, bikes and scooters. No cars or motorcycles.

Although we don’t encourage it, if you really want to come by car, on walking distance you’ll find a large parking lot (1,30 euro per hour, paid parking from 9am to 7pm.