On whatever your ship you make the crossing, our ships have been provided with facilities for a relaxed and comfortable crossing. There are also good facilities for the disabled

You are very welcome at Grand Café Promenade in the terminal of Rederij Doeksen in Harlingen. Open daily from 07:30 AM to 08:30 PM, on Sundays from 08:00 AM. On one of the most beautiful spots in Harlingen, with a view over the ferry harbor and the Wadden Sea. From breakfast, to coffee, lunch, drinks and dinner. Curious about our dishes? Download our extensive menu (PDF) and discover what our menu has to offer. 

At De Parlevinker (located in the terminal in Harlingen) you can not only buy nice souvenirs, but also magazines, the latest holiday essentials and some goodies for the road.

Opening hours: 

  • Monday to Thursday and Saturday from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM;
  • Friday from 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM;
  • Sunday from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM. 

Waiting rooms

Our waiting rooms in Harlingen and on Terschelling and Vlieland are smokefree, heated and all completely accessible to wheelchair users and other disabled people. The following facilities can be found there:


Luggage lockers

At all locations. To be used for the temporary storage of luggage, operated by means of a coin.


In Harlingen you will find Grand Café Promenade, where you can get coffee or tea, soup, plate service and pastry. Soft drink vending machines are located in the terminals of Harlingen and Terschelling.

Toilets / disabled toilet facilities

There are free (disabled) toilet facilities at all three locations.

Information desk

If you have any questions about our services or tickets, you can go to the service desks at any of the three locations. Our employees will be happy to help you.

Internet connection

There is free wifi both inside the ferry terminal in Harlingen and aboard the ferries.

Ticket vending machine

At the terminal in Harlingen you will find a ticket vending machine where you can purchase, alter or print your own ferry tickets. It is very convenient if you find yourself at the end of the queue in front of the service desk!

Group venues

In Harlingen you can rent a special venue for meetings or any other group gatherings. Customized catering package deals on request.

Shop the Parlevinker

In the terminal in Harlingen you will find the shop called the Parlevinker, with an extensive assortment and frequently attractive bargains.

Provisions and facilities

Facilities aboard the regular ferries of Rederij Doeksen

The following facilities are available on board our ferries mv Willem de Vlamingh, mv Willem Barentsz, mv Friesland and mv Vlieland:

  • Baby room
  • Bar
  • Car deck
  • Children’s corner with TV 
  • Conference rooms (only on board ms Vlieland)
  • Disabled toilet facilities
  • Internet connection (free)
  • Lift
  • Luggage service (free) using luggage carts
  • Paying by means of a chip-and-PIN card is possible
  • Pet-free area
  • Self-service buffet
  • Sick bay
  • Souvenir shop
  • Sundeck
  • Toilets
  • Traveller information system DoeksenTV via screens throughout the ship
  • Workstations with laptop connections
Facilities on the fast ferries of Rederij Doeksen

The following facilities are available on board our fas ferries mv Tiger and mv Koegelwieck:

  • Disabled toilet facilities
  • Internet connection (free)
  • Maxi-cosi infant carrier
  • Newspapers for sale
  • Sick Bay
  • Toilets
  • Traveller information system DoeksenTV via screens throughout the ship
  • Wheelchair areas
  • No special children's salons
  • Passengers remain seated as much as possible (due to speed)
Do you have a mobility problem and you would like assistance on boarding the ferry?

Please ask any of our employees who will be happy to help you embark and leave the ferry. Check here for a number of clever tips for the disabled, which will help you enjoy a pleasant and safe journey.