World Recreational Fishing Conference 9

Rotterdam, the Netherlands: 4-8 JULY 2021

The WRFC 9 will take place in the conference centre called De Doelen right in de centre of Rotterdam, only a few minutes walk from the Central trainstation of the city.

The conference dinner will be on the SS Rotterdam, an authentic steamship that has been restored and now functions as a hotel, restaurant, public swimming pool and conference centre as well. We will enjoy the conference dinner with a panoramic view on the city and the harbor.

Rotterdam is easy to travel to from Amsterdam airport Schiphol. This page shows you how to get there, it gives information about traveling in the city of Rotterdam and you can find the link to our partner to make your hotel reservation with a special WRFC 9 Rate.

Rotterdam – Places to stay

There are numerous hotels in Rotterdam for every budget. Sportvisserij Nederland has found a partner for negotiating special rates for participants in several hotels in Rotterdam: Preferred

The following hotels have been selected for the WRFC 2020 and can be booked through the website of Preferred.

The hotels are listed in order of distance to the event.

  1. Rotterdam Marriott Hotel – from € 215.00 (260 m from De Doelen)
  2. The James Rotterdam – from € 114.50 (450 m from De Doelen)
  3. Hilton Rotterdam – from € 195.00 (450 m from De Doelen)
  4. Bilderberg Parkhotel Rotterdam – from € 134.00 (800 m from De Doelen)
  5. Ibis Rotterdam City Centre – from € 135.00 (1600 m from De Doelen)
  6. Savoy Hotel Rotterdam – from € 169.00 (1600 m from De Doelen)
  7. The Student Hotel Rotterdam – from € 117.00 (2600 m from De Doelen)

Room rates are per room per night. Click here to go to the booking site.

How to get to Rotterdam

Schiphol International Airport is the most user friendly airport in the world
and the 5th largest of Europe. It has already repeatedly earned the accolade of being the world’s favorite airport. Schiphol is a major international hub and the gateway to Europe. Here you can find an instruction video about the ease of travelling from Schiphol to Rotterdam Central Station.

Public transportation in Rotterdam

All public transportation is possible in the city of Rotterdam. There are i.e.:

Metro, Train, Bus, Tram, Watertaxi, Public Bicycles and regular Taxi

You can find all info about public transportation by clicking here.

Fishing in Rotterdam

From Rotterdam there are various excellent fishing opportunities ranging from fishing saltwater, brakkish water to freshwater, all within a short distance. The North Sea has flatfish, cod and a population of seabass. Also from the banks in the harbor close to the rivermouth seabass can be a great targetfish. In the Netherlands you do not need a license for fishing in the sea. For fishing in Rotterdam you need a license called the VISpas which allows you to fish with 2 rods in most waters in the Netherlands. The freshwater nearby contains large perch, pikeperch as well as pike and populations of bream, roach and asps. CONTINUE READING >

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