Docking in Alkmaar

On a sailing holiday in Noord-Holland? In the centre of Alkmaar you will find several small marinas. For each marina you can find the details here; The number of berths where you can moor and the height limits for bridges. Always consult the Alkmaar port service: 0031 725200014

The bridges in Alkmaar have different height restrictions, some have bridge control. Here you can find an overview speed limits that apply in Alkmaar.

Berths for passersby

Recreational yachts can moor at various places in the centre of Alkmaar. Below you can see what type of boats are allowed to moor on the Noordhollands Canal and the newly-built Turfmarkt (in the eastern part of the centre of Alkmaar). If you are looking for a berth near shops and restaurants, then these perfectly located marinas are ideal for a fun boat holiday in the Netherlands!


Berths, motor charter, river cruises and professional shipping

In the northern part of the Alkmaar town centre you can enjoy recreational yachts, but there is also room for motor charters, river cruises and professional shipping to moor.

Noordhollands Kanaal, Kanaalkade, Noorderkade and the loswal Voormeer
Type: Motor charter, River cruise,
Commercial shipping
Period: all year round, in consultation with the port authorities
Length of the quay: 130 metres
Depth: 3.00 metres

NOTE: The measurements provided in the overview can be subject to change and no rights can be derived from this. Always make sure to consult the port authorities in Alkmaar phonenumber: +31 725200014.


Here you can find more information about the prices, booking of the berth and the tourist tax.

Bridges in Alkmaar

Here you can find more information about the channel crossing height restrictions (= NAP-50cm).



Bridge control

Looking for information about bridges in Alkmaar? The central regulatory body for bridges over the Noordhollands Kanaal in Alkmaar can be reached by phone on +31 725117135 or via the VHF 20 mobile network.

Maximum speed limits

Are you coming to Alkmaar by boat? Here you can find more information about the rules on the water.




What could be more fun than a berth right in the heart of the town centre? On Friday morning, the Cheese Market takes place at Waagplein, which can be found nearby. Alkmaar accommodates people visiting the town by boat. All amenities are provided: boarding, power, drinking water, electricity, toilets, showers and washing machines.

Waterway guide

Useful information and practical tips for your visit to Alkmaar by boat can also be found in the practical waterway guide.

Contact port authority

Port authority Accijnstoren, Bierkade 26, Alkmaar
Phonenumber: +31 72 5200014

Postal address:
Gemeente Alkmaar Havendienst
Postbus 53
1800 BC Alkmaar

or email:


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