With multiple boarding docks in the Rotterdam area the watertaxi is the perfect and fastest transportation to experience and travel in Rotterdam. The home base is located nearby (check the Hotel New York article) where there is also a boarding dock for the watertaxi. Most of the watertaxis are steered by old sailors and can tell you a lot about the history of sailing around the globe and the harbor of Rotterdam.
I use the watertaxi every time when I have friends or business people over from outside Rotterdam. For example I use the watertaxi nearby the SS Rotterdam (read the SS Rotterdam article) so we can get to the mainland and have some dinner or a night out. Everybody always enjoys the ride and enjoy the view of the skyline from the water.
The ride can be spectacular but don’t worry the captains are experienced sailors. You can make a reservation by dialing +31104030303 daily but please note: if there is a storm or bad weather the watertaxi will not operate.