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Amsterdam Canal Cruise
8.40 / 10
Very nice, excellent capital, very good explanation in Spanish.
10 Estefania Garcia-fraile
  • -24%
  • The activity takes place with an audioguide in English. English
  • 1 hour

A visit to Amsterdam is not complete without enjoying a cruise along its scenic canals. Discover the city’s most iconic landmarks from the water on a one hour sightseeing cruise.

Amsterdam Canal Cruise

Cruising along the canals of Amsterdam is one of the must-do activities on any trip to the Dutch capital, whose waterways stretch over 60 miles (100 km) around the city centre. The best way to capture the essence of the Netherlands!

The cruise begins in Herengracht, the most luxurious neighbourhood in Amsterdam, whose name literally means "Gentlemen's Canal".

Your boat tour will also sail the canals of Keizersgracht, or Emperor's canal, named after Maximilian I of Austria and dating back to 1612. This 1.2 mile (2.8  km) long canal is home to a huge number of important tourist attractions, including the iconic House with the Heads, known as Huis met de Hoofden in Dutch, whose façade represents the heads of the Roman gods Apollo, Minverva, Ceres, Mercury, Bacchus and Diana.

You will also visit the Prinsengracht area of Amsterdam, where you'll be enchanted by the picturesque feel of this humble neighbourhood, whose emblematic sights include the Anne Frank House and the Houseboat Museum. You'll also get to see the Duif Church and the Palace of Justice.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Adults Children 4-12 years old Children under 4
Canal Cruise
US$ 20 US$ 15.30
US$ 13 US$ 8.80
Free

Canal Cruise

  • Adults

    US$ 20 US$ 15.30
  • Children 4-12 years old

    US$ 13 US$ 8.80
  • Children under 4

    Free

More Information

Duration

1 hour.

Language The activity takes place with an audioguide in English.

The activity takes place with an audioguide in English.

Included

One hour canal cruise.

24% discount on the official ticket price.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Can we bring a baby stroller on this tour?

    A - No, unfortunately there is no room for strollers or prams on the boat, but you can leave it with staff at the dock and collect it after the cruise.

  • Q - Can pets come on the boat?

    A - No, pets are not allowed to board the boat.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 20
US$ 15.30
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Pier (Prins Hendrikkade 25), next to the Central Station in Amsterdam