Night Amsterdam Canal Cruise

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One of the most known aspect of Amsterdam is its canals. And a canalcruise is a fitting way to see its streets, people and architecture.

During the day vs. during the night

The cruise during the night is a copy of the day cruise. It is ordered from the same company on the same webpage. You just select different time for the ride.

But the atmosphere is quite different. It feels much stronger, even a bit adventurous. And the lights of the city are nice to look at.

Tickets and instructions

You can order your tickets at the Amsterdam canal cruise tickets website.

Ticket is included if you get an Amsterdam city pass. It is a good way to make your visit easier. Look at our comparison of various versions.

You do not have to print your tickets. Showing them from a smartphone is enough.

Canal cruise boats

The canal cruise boats in Amsterdam are large and with many windows. It is possible to open their roofs so in good weather you can enjoy a cabriolet cruise. And in bad weather, which happens often, the roof is closed.

Each seat is equipped with an audio commentary of the route. The cruise will be passing along many sights of Amsterdam. You will receive headphones.

Details of the canal cruise

The meeting is at the central station and you will receive a small map of the area so you can find it easily.

The ride lasts for one hour.

Starts at the medieval old town and passes around the old port, trade ship replica, Golden age part of town, Anne Frank House, Westerkerk, under the Skinny Bridge and much more in between.

Amsterdam canal cruise at night

To experience the canal cruise at night is very recommended. It is made even more atmospheric by the city lights painting an emotional mood. The houseboats are also lit and slowly flowing next to them, in a canal, in a 17th century neighbourhood, is an experience that is very memorable.