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Lovers: 1 Hour Amsterdam Canal Cruise with Audio Guide

€14
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1 hr.
Audio Guide
  • Fall in love with Amsterdam aboard a glass-roofed boat cruise along its famous canals.
  • Capture the serene beauty of Amsterdam's world-famous canals from the water.
  • Catch sight of popular landmarks like the Skinny Bridge and admire the canal's Baroque architecture.
  • Upgrade your ticket to a semi-open boat tour and enjoy the unobstructed views and fresh air of Amsterdam.
  • Enjoy the hustle-bustle of the city from the semi-open boat that runs on solar energy and is completely silent, ensuring an eco-friendly tour.
  • Audioguides are available in a selection of 19 languages, enhancing your visit with insightful and entertaining commentary.
  • You can get an audioguide in Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Catalan, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese and Russian.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Regular Canal Cruise
  • Semi-Open Boat Canal Cruise
  • Infants aged 3 and below go free. Children aged 4-13 enjoy reduced prices on their tickets (carry a valid photo ID).
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Flagship Amsterdam: Luxury Canal Cruise With Live Guide

€19.95
Free Cancellation
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1 hr.
  • Admire unobstructed views of Amsterdam and see the famous UNESCO Heritage-listed canals from the Golden Age on the only cruise with an expert live guide!
  • Depart from either Anne Frank House or Rijksmuseum in an open boat that takes you away from the city crowds.
  • Fun Fact: Flagship Amsterdam is our highest-rated experience and is recognized worldwide as one of the must-do things when in Amsterdam!
  • Sip on a delicious drink from the onboard bar as you enjoy the stunning Amsterdam views from the luxury boat.
  • See the famed Seven Bridges, the crooked historic Dancing Houses, the prestigious Golden Bend, and the remarkable Anne Frank House.
  • Cruise by the famous Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge), one of the most beautiful bridges in Amsterdam.
  • Get an understanding of Dutch history, fun facts, and spot famous landmarks along the canals, with the help of your guide.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Departure from Anne Frank House
  • Departure from Rijksmuseum

Inclusions

  • Live guide and local skipper
  • 60-minute tour
  • Blankets

Exclusions

  • Drinks (see the menu here).
  • Infants aged 2 and under can enter for free. Children aged 3-10 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Lovers: Evening Amsterdam Canal Cruise

€14
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1 hr.
Audio Guide
  • Cruise along the illuminated canal belt of Amsterdam at night and gain a different perspective.
  • Be mesmerized by the reflections and ripples of twinkling evening lights in the water.
  • All boats are equipped with sliding windows and panoramic rooftops for the open-air experience.
  • Drift past some of the city’s most fascinating sites like Westerkerk Church, Skinny Bridge, and more.
  • Tune into the captivating history and culture of Amsterdam with a handy audio guide in 19 languages.
  • Cruise departs every 20 minutes thus hop-aboard as per your own convenience.
  • Children aged 3 years or younger may enter at no charge. Reduced price tickets for children aged 4 -13 years are available at the time of checkout.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Amsterdam: 1.5 Hour Evening Canal Cruise

€20
Free Cancellation
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1 hr. 30 min.
  • Board your cruise and explore the canals of Amsterdam in the warm glow of the city illuminated at night.
  • You will be welcomed onboard the comfortable boat by the cruise staff and can kick off your journey by ordering a cold drink.
  • As you explore the UNESCO-listed canal belt, listen to the onboard audio guide with your free headphones, available in up to 21 different languages.
  • Learn about the history of Amsterdam, its former glory, and how it came to be what it is today.
  • The cruise will also drift past the canals that run through the district where most day cruises do not go - the infamous De Wallen or De Walletjes.
  • It is the largest and best known red-light district in Amsterdam, and its interesting history allows for quite the cultural exploration.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • Canal Cruise
  • Canal Cruise & Snackbox
  • 90-minute cruise.
  • Evening cruise with bar service
  • Multilingual audio guide
  • Snackbox - contains chips, popcorn, cheese biscuits, salted peanuts, and a soft drink of your choice (optional)

Available in the following languages:

English | French | Russian | Spanish | German | Chinese | Dutch | Italian | Portuguese | Arabic | Japanese | Turkish | Thai | Polish | Czech | Croatian | Indonesian | Cantonese | Swedish | Korean | Hindi

  • Infants aged 0-5 can enter for free. Children aged 6-12 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 12 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Amsterdam Classic Canal Cruise with Cheese and Drinks

€29.95
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
1 hr.
  • Take an unforgettable 60-minute cruise through the beautiful canals of Amsterdam.
  • Admire some of the city’s most famous landmarks such as The Jordaan, the Magere Burg, the Old Harbour, the Maritime Museum, the 9 Streets, and the Golden Bend.
  • Savor some Dutch cheese during the cruise.
  • Enjoy unlimited wine, beer, and soft drinks as you take in the views of the city.
  • Discover the city’s hidden gems, bars, and restaurants from your informative hostess to make your Amsterdam stay even better!
  • Note: Guests who book the cruise before 1 July 2022 will enjoy a 75-minute cruise experience.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Amsterdam Canal Cruise with New York Pizza & Drinks

€34.50
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
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1 hr. 15 min.
  • Sign up for a night of sightseeing and pizza as you step aboard a cozy boat
  • Admire the wonderfully lit 17th-century canals and vintage houses that gracefully stand by the waters
  • Choose your favorite Italian homemade pizza and couple it with Heineken beer, wine, and soft drinks
  • For dessert, you have Cookie Dough Chocolate Chip ice cream
  • See noteworthy landmarks like the Skinny Bridge and the historic Heritage Museum
  • Infants aged 3 and under go free. Children aged 4 - 13 enjoy reduced prices on their tickets (carry a valid photo ID)
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Pancake Cruise in Amsterdam

€21.50
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
1 hr. 15 min.
  • Set sail on an all-you-can-eat pancake adventure that takes place on a 75-minute boat trip.
  • Cruise past top Amsterdam highlights like A'DAM Tower and the Eye Museum.
  • Load up your Dutch pancakes with plenty of toppings like cheese, bacon, fruit, chocolate, marmalade, and more.
  • Whatever you choose, it's bound to be flippin' good! Simply sit back and enjoy your all-you-can-eat pannenkoek adventure.
  • Infants aged 0-2 go for free. Children aged 3-11 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 0 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Skip-The-Line Entry Tickets to Rijksmuseum + 1-Hour Canal Cruise

€32.81
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Mobile Ticket
Flexible Hours
Audio Guide
  • Experience the vast collections of Dutch art history and much more at the National Museum of the Netherlands, the world-famous Rijksmuseum.
  • Also included with your Museum admission ticket is a must-do Amsterdam activity - a serene 1-hour Amsterdam canal cruise with an informative audio guide.
  • Marvel at the exquisite architecture of the Rijksmuseum from the outside and head inside to explore 800 years of Dutch masterpieces.
  • Walk between different exhibits and discover over 8,000 pieces of art by significant artists and historical figures.
  • Gaze at stunning Dutch masterpieces like Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait and Vermeer’s Milkmaid.
  • View the work of the internationally-acclaimed Dutch painter, Rembrandt van Rijn, within these esteemed walls.
  • Look forward to a 1-hour cruise along the UNESCO World Heritage-listed medieval canal district.
  • As you sail on the Amstel River, listen to an audio guide (available in 18 languages) to know more about each iconic attraction passing by.
  • Observe rustic bridges like the Skinny Bridge, the tragic and notable Anne Frank House, and the Dutch Renaissance Westerkerk church.
  • Charming 17th-century merchant houses are aplenty along the banks and make for a very scenic and enjoyable boating experience.
  • The time slot you select is for entry to the museum.
  • The cruise must be reserved upon arrival. Please check your voucher for more instructions.
  • Skip-the-line admission to Rijksmuseum
  • Access to Permanent and Temporary exhibitions
  • Access to cloakroom facilities
  • Free WiFi at the Museum
  • 1-hour canal cruise
  • Audio guide in 18 languages on board the cruise

Cruise Audio Guide Languages

Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Catalan, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese & Russian

  • Multimedia museum tour (available for purchase at the museum for €5)
  • Food or drinks
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Skip-The-Line Entry Tickets to the Heineken® Experience with Free Drinks + 1-Hou

€34
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Flexible Hours
Audio Guide
  • Get skip-the-line access to the Heineken® Experience with a 1.5-hour self-guided tour and cruise Amsterdam's world-famous canal district on an included 1-hour canal cruise.
  • Tour the historic brewery where all Heineken® lagers were made until 1988.
  • Enjoy a tasting session that will teach you how to best enjoy your beer.
  • Learn the secrets behind the Heineken®brewing process.
  • Have a go at crafting the perfect beer in the oldest Heineken® brewery and finish off this experience with delicious drinks.
  • On your relaxing cruise, admire the best views of the Dutch capital as you sail along its canals.
  • Capture the beautiful merchant homes and cobblestoned pathways of the city as you listen to an engaging audioguide.
  • Note: Only people aged 18 and above can participate in the Heineken® experience.
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Heineken® Brewery
  • Self-guided visit
  • Access to the original brew room
  • A presentation in English
  • Two chilled Heineken® beers at the Best ‘Dam Bar
  • 1-hour canal cruise
  • GPS audio guide in 19 languages (only aboard the cruise)
  • Audio guide and live guide for the Heineken® Experience
  • Additional drinks at the Heineken® Experience
  • Display your mobile voucher for physical tickets at the Heineken® Experience and the Amsterdam Canal Cruise ticket redemption points to avail of your experience.
  • The time slot you choose during booking is for the Heineken® Experience.
  • Please look for instructions to book a time slot for the cruise on your voucher.
  • Tip: Download The Heineken® Experience app, an audio and video guide having additional tour information in English, Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, and Russian. In case, you are unable to/do not wish to use your own device, you can use the tablets available at the museum.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

I amsterdam City Card: Canal Cruise, Public Transport And Attractions Entry

€65
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Hours
  • Explore the best of Amsterdam seamlessly with this handy I amsterdam City Card.
  • Gain access to 70+ fascinating attractions over the course of 24, 48, 72, 96, or 120 hours (depending on the option chosen).
  • Your card includes access to the famed Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum, Windmill de Kat, Eye Filmmuseum, Portuguese Synagogue, and a blissful 1-hour canal cruise. Plus, much more!
  • Along with entry to popular attractions, you will also benefit from unlimited access to the city’s public transport (tram and bus only) so you can get around in a hassle-free manner.
  • Find your way more easily around the city and get to know about the latest events with a free copy of Amsterdam magazine and a city map.
  • Save up to 40% on access to attractions, discounts at cafes, bike rentals, and much more!
  • Note: If the card doesn't activate after redeeming your voucher at the redemption point, you're entitled to a refund.
  • Unlimited access to the city's public transport (bus, tram, and metro).
  • 1-hour canal cruise.
  • Entry to 70+ attractions.
  • A complimentary copy of Amsterdam magazine.
  • A complimentary city map.
  • Because of current safety measures you are now required to book time slots before visiting City Card venues. This also includes visits to restaurants and bars.
  • The I amsterdam City Card allows you to comfortably visit the attractions of your choice over the course of 24, 48, 72, 96, or 120 hours (depending on the option chosen at checkout).
  • Enjoy an extended ticket validity until 31 Dec 2022.
  • All discounts at restaurants and cafes are valid for the calendar year 2022.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, is famous for its beautiful houses, coffee shops, culture, museums, and canals. What can only be considered a result of systematic planning is that the Amsterdam Canals stretch over 62 miles or 100 kilometers, with over 1500 bridges and about 90 islands. Built alongside 1550 monumental buildings of Amsterdam, the canals form concentric belts around the city, making Amsterdam Canal Cruise one of the major attractions and a primary thing to do if you are in the city, as it offers experiences with sights that are not only memorable but also exclusive to the city itself. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, taking an Amsterdam Canal Cruise is a unique and special way to explore the ‘Venice of the North.’

COVID-19 Safety Measures and Regulations on Amsterdam Canal Cruise

  • The wearing of masks is mandatory throughout their journey except during the hours of drinking or dining.
  • Guests will have to undergo temperature checks before boarding the cruise to ensure the safety of the crew and the visitors.
  • Online booking of tickets is encouraged to ensure contactless experiences.
  • You can avail the option of contactless payment to ensure social distancing.
  • Visitors are encouraged to wash their hands using the disinfectant hand gels that will be provided to them.
  • Visitors are encouraged to practice social distancing.
  • To ensure the safety of the visitors, frequent touchpoints are regularly sanitized.

What Makes Amsterdam Canal Cruise a Unique Experience?

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Amsterdam Canals cover over a quarter of the city, earning its title ‘Venice of the North.’ Dug in the 17th Century during the era which is known as the Dutch Golden Age, the canal ring area is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has gone through renovation and beautification projects to help with its maintenance. 

The canals run alongside historic, important, or interesting buildings and sites of Amsterdam, making it one of the city's major tourist attractions, carrying over 3 million passengers every year, offering an amazing waterborne experience with a unique form of entertainment that is exclusive to Amsterdam.

With a diverse fleet of boats and cruises, Amsterdam Canal Cruises has multiple options to choose from, offering experiences that are unique and different from one another.

All Your Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tours Explained

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Discounted Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tickets

Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tickets are available at a discounted price for children and various age groups, depending on the tickets you purchase. Buy Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets to avail of these offers. For further information, please check your tickets.

Which Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tickets Is Perfect For You?

1. If You Need A Budget Friendly Way To Get Around

Taking a basic canal cruise is one of the most cost and time-efficient ways to get around the city, and not to mention the most fun. The 75-minute Day Canal Cruise is perfect if you find yourself short on money as it costs around €13, and it takes you all around the city. More than just transporting you from one place to another, you even get the chance to learn some interesting tidbits, aboard the cruise, about Amsterdam and find some new places to visit that you might have never heard of before!

2. If You Are You Short On Time

If you find yourself short on time but still want to make the most of your experience, try the Amsterdam Canal cruise & attraction combos. These tours will ensure you get to experience and enjoy the beautiful canal system of Amsterdam while at the same time taking you to where you need to go quickly! With the Amsterdam Canal cruise & attraction combo, pick your favorite place that you want to visit and just hop on the boat. You get direct entry to the attraction once you reach there, ensuring you save valuable time by skipping the long ticketing lines.

3. If You Are Craving For The Perfect Dutch Getaway With Your Significant Other

If you find yourself in Amsterdam with your loved one, there’s no better to treat yourselves than to take a romantic boat cruise with food and drinks. The Dutch Wine & Cheese Candlelight Cruise is a perfect way to spend the evening with your partner. Enjoy the lovely sight of the city in the evening as the city is lit up with sparkling lights and bathed in a lovely twilight hue, and gorge on some delicious local cheese. Pair that with exquisite wine, and you have the most magical dinner date ever.

Sights Covered On Amsterdam Canal Cruise

Amsterdam Canals are over 100kms long and are built alongside 1550 monumental buildings of Amsterdam. Here’s a list of some of the interesting sights you get to see from your Amsterdam Canal Cruise.

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Amstel River

Known for being the site of the iconic Amsterdam Canals, the Amstel River plays an important role in the identity and ambiance of the city as most of the major landmarks, historic buildings, and bridges are found beside the river.

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Magere Brug

One of the iconic bridges on the Amstel river of Amsterdam, the Magere Brug is also known as the skinny bridge due to its narrow width. Made of white-painted wood, this important landmark connects the river banks at Kerkstraat.

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De Negen Straatjes

Nine Little streets is a small neighborhood in Amsterdam, within the larger western canal belt comprising nine side streets. Constructed in the early 17th century, the area features several shops and restaurants.

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Dancing Houses

Known for being one of the important symbols of the city of Amsterdam, the dancing houses are crooked houses found along the Damrak canal. Its unusual structure has led to the origination of its name and thus become a tourist attraction.

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The Golden Bend

Also known as the Gouden Bocht, it is the most prestigious part of the Herengracht Canal as it is home to some of the richest citizens of the city. The area is known for its city palace houses with classicist facades of well-to-do families.

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Hermitage Museum

Located on the banks of river Amstel in Amsterdam, it is a branch of the Hermitage Museum of Russia. It opened on 20th June 2009, with two permanent exhibitions, focusing on the relations between the Netherlands and Russia and the history of Amstelhof. 

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Royal Theater Carré

It is a Neo-Renaissance theatre that is located near Waterloopein, right next to the Amstel River. Founded in 1887, it is primarily used for musicals, concerts, and cabaret performances.

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Plan Your Amsterdam Canal Cruise Experience

Evening & Night Cruise
What are the timings of the Amsterdam Canal Evening & Night Cruises?

Amsterdam Canal Evening & Night Cruise timings depend on the type of ticket you purchase. Most Amsterdam Canal Evening & Night Cruise has a timing of 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM lasting for 1 hour to 1 hour 30 mins.

Do the Amsterdam Canal Evening & Night Cruises include audio guides?

Yes, some Amsterdam Canal Evening & Night Cruises include audio guides. It also depends on the kind of ticket you purchase.

What facilities are included in the Amsterdam Canal Evening & Night Cruise?

There are multiple Amsterdam Canal Evening & Night Cruise options, each with a different facility and inclusions. You can enjoy the facilities, depending on the ticket you purchase. The facilities include:

  • Audio guides
  • Live commentary 
  • Entrance to the Holland Casino
What is the boarding point of Amsterdam Canal Evening & Night Cruise?

There are multiple ticket options available for the Amsterdam Canal Evening & Night Cruise. The details about your boarding point and timings will be provided in the tickets Amsterdam Canal Evening & Night Cruise tickets. Please refer to the tickets for more information.

Visitor Tips

  • Visitors are requested to reach the boarding point at least 15 minutes before the departure time. 
  • The wearing of masks is mandatory throughout their journey except during the hours of drinking or dining.
  • Guests will have to undergo temperature checks before boarding the cruise to ensure the safety of the crew and the visitors.
  • It is always advisable to book your tickets online in advance as tickets to cruises often get sold out on the offline counters.
  • Make sure to check the details in your ticket before purchasing, which includes timings, redemption point, boarding point, inclusions, and exclusions.
  • Make sure to carry a valid ID with you during your experience.

All Your Questions About Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tickets Answered

Q. Where can I buy Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets?

A. Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets are available online and offline ticket centers. But it is advisable to buy your tickets online in advance to get the best deals and discounts along with amazing combo offers.

Q. What is the price of Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets?

A. There are multiple Amsterdam Canal Cruise ticket options available, each with its unique features and facilities, starting from €19.

Q. Are Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets available online?

A. Yes, Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets are available online.

Q. Are audio guides available with my Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets?

A. Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets come with features and facilities such as an audio guide, live guides, and commentary, depending on the ticket you purchase. Make sure to check your ticket details before purchasing.

Q. What kind of Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets are available?

A. Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets include Amsterdam Canal Boat tours, Amsterdam Evening & Night Cruise, Amsterdam Dinner Cruises, and Amsterdam Canal Cruise combos.

Q. Does Amsterdam Canal Cruise have dinner options?

A. Yes, you can find Amsterdam Canal Cruise has dinner options with Amsterdam Dinner Cruises.

Q. Does Amsterdam Canal Cruise cover Amsterdam Light Festival?

A. Yes, there are Amsterdam Canal Cruises that are specifically planned around the Amsterdam Light Festival offering the best views of the light festival. You can buy the Amsterdam Light Festival Canal Cruise tickets online.

Q. Are Amsterdam Canal Cruise safe post-COVID?

A. Yes, Amsterdam Canal Cruise is safe post-COVID.

Q. Is Amsterdam Canal Cruise worth experiencing?

A. Yes, Amsterdam Canal Cruise is worth experiencing as the Amsterdam Canals are an iconic aspect of the city of Amsterdam.