Amsterdam Canal Cruises

Often called the ‘Venice of the North’, Amsterdam has over one hundred kilometers of canals and over 1,500 bridges. Treating visiting guests to Amsterdam canal cruise became a tradition and many famous guests have made their acquaintance with the city from the deck of a canal cruise boat. For example Winston Crurchill, The Beatles and Nelson Mandela.

When you visit Amsterdam we recommend to take a canal cruise. Make your canal cruise booking in advance to avoid waiting lines or to avoid sold out cruises.

Find out all the different Amsterdam canal cruises you can enjoy:

Day canal cruise

Can you imagine a better way to enjoy the city? Have a drink in a comfy boat while you feel like a real amsterdammer discovering Amsterdam through its canals.

Amsterdam dinner canal cruise

The Amsterdam canal cruise is the best way to discover the city on board of a boat. Enjoy Amsterdam and its canals while having a nice dinner. Relax with a drink and admire the city lights at night from the water.

Amsterdam candlelight canal cruise

Amsterdam is one of the most romantic cities in Europe. Sail on a boat and enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner with the one you love. Nice food and nice wine in a warm atmosphere would make this night one of the most romantic in your life.

Amsterdam light festival boat cruise

Discover all of the art pieces especially made for the Amsterdam light festival on board of a boat. The reflection of the lights into the water gives another dimension to the work of artists. A guide will explain you every secret of each piece of art so you won’t miss anything.

Hop-on hop-off Amsterdam canal cruise

Coming highly recommended is the Hop-On Hop-Off Amsterdam canal cruise. While boats cruise around the city passing most of Amsterdam’s famous sights, you can get on and off at which ever stop you please.

Amsterdam water colors cruise

The Amsterdam water color cruise makes you appreciate the famous Amsterdam Light Festival. On board for 75 minutes you will be guided through the city in order to discover the very specific light art work of several artists especially chosen for the Amsterdam Light Festival.

Canal cruise museum square (south of the city)

Discover the amazing canals of Amsterdam South during a guided cruise on board of a luxurious boat. Enjoy the beautiful architecture of the south of the city, go alongside the Amstel (famous river in Amsterdam) and visit the docks of Amsterdam.

Keukenhof and Amsterdam canals

The Keukenhof and Amsterdam canal tour takes you alongside the beautiful canals of Amsterdam before or after seeing the Keukenhof park, a sping park fully dedicated to tulips.

Day canal cruise VIP

The day canal cruise VIP makes you enjoy the canals of Amsterdam like real Dutch people. For 75 minutes discover the city of Amsterdam only with your family or friends. A private captain guides you to make you discover the secrets of the city while enjoying free drinks.

Valentine’s weekend luxury dinner cruise

Amsterdam, also called the Venice of the North, offers such a romantic atmosphere in particular on Valentine’s Day. For this occasion, take your soul mate out for a nice 5 course dinner on a boat and let yourself drown into love and romance. Candlelight, exquisite food and a cozy environment will make this night unforgettable.

Catered cruise (pizza cruise)

Learn about the city of Amsterdam while enjoying a relaxed but delicious dinner. You will be guided through Amsterdam and you’ll enjoy a homemade pizza. Combine the beauty of the Dutch architecture with the incredible taste of Italian cuisine and experience the perfect evening.

Amsterdam boat for rent – canal cruise

With the Amsterdam boat rent canal cruise experience the beauty of Amsterdam on a private boat. Be only with your kin and decide what you want to explore for two hours. On board a very nice captain will make sure you’re having a good time!

Combo deals

You can purchase your Amsterdam canal cruise and entry to either the Van Gogh Museum or the Rijksmuseum together, allowing you to skip the line at these busy attractions and get discounted prices.

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