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 that you do the same.

Visit the canal cruise booking webpage and make your reservation in advance to avoid sold out cruises.

Canal cruise is free if you have an Amsterdam city pass. They are good offers that will make your visit easier. Look at our comparison of various versions.

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

Canal cruise during day or night

An atmospheric way of seeing the city. Ride a boat through the centuries old neighbourhoods and under the bridges. See the city from a different perspective. Especially during the night.

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.

Luxury dinner Amsterdam canal cruise

A canal cruise with dinner on a beautiful classic saloon boat. Simply a must when you are in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam boat for rent – private canal cruise

Be only with your kin and decide what you want to explore for two hours. On board captain will make sure you’re having a good time.

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.

Pizza canal 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 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.

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.