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Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise
Activities in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise

  • English
  • One hour and 15 minutes

Artists from all over the world have created light sculptures, projections and artwork to light up the city for the Amsterdam Festival of Lights. Discover their secrets on this canal cruise.


Departing from a quay located right next to Amsterdam's Centraal Station, you'll start your cruise through the city's canals, discovering all the secrets of the Light Festival just as it's designed to be enjoyed - from the water. 

Some of the highlights of the cruise are:

  • Dam Square
  • Centraal Station
  • Leidseplein
  • Westerkerk
  • Rembrandt House Museum
  • Anne Frank House
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Vondelpark
  • National Maritime Museum
  • Royal Palace
  • Holland Casino

This cruise only takes place during the Amsterdam Festival of Lights from the end of November until mid-January.


Adults Children between 4 and 12 years old Children under 4 years old
Canal cruise
US$ 22
US$ 11.3

Canal cruise

  • Adults

    US$ 22
  • Children between 4 and 12 years old

    US$ 11.3
  • Children under 4 years old


More information


One hour and 15 minutes.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


One hour and 15 minute canal cruise with pre

recorded commentary in English.

When to book?

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

You can book up until the previous day (15:00 local time) if there are still places available.


You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • 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.

US$ 26.5
US$ 22
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

The quay is located at Prins Hendrikkade 25, next to Amsterdam Centraal Train Station.


Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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