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Lovers: 1 Hour Amsterdam Canal Cruise with Audio Guide

€14
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Duration: 1 hr.
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  • 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).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Amsterdam: 1.5 Hour Evening Canal Cruise

€20
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Duration: 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).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 12 hours before the schedule.

Amsterdam Classic Canal Cruise with Cheese and Drinks

€31
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Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.
Free Cancellation
  • Take an unforgettable 75-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!
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Flagship Amsterdam: Luxury Canal Cruise With Live Guide

€19.50
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Duration: 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).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Amsterdam Canal Cruise with New York Pizza & Drinks

€34.50
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Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.
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  • 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)
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule

Amsterdam: 75 Mins Open Boat Canal Cruise

€20.50
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Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.
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  • Set out on a small open-top boat ride on the waves of Amsterdam's canals.
  • Take in stunning views of the city and explore places that are generally not accessible the larger boats.
  • With nothing to obstruct the view, you get a splendid view of the cityscape - a must-see experience.
  • The boat will carry only a small group of passengers so you need not worry about there being large gatherings.
  • What's more, you get to learn more about Amsterdam thanks to the entertaining live commentary by the captain!
  • Sightseeing tour
  • Live commentary
  • Entrance to the Holland Casino
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Fast Track Tickets to the NEMO Science Museum & 1-hour Canal Cruise

€27.50
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  • Avail this combo ticket that lets you skip right past the ticketing queues at the NEMO Science Museum and enjoy a 1-hour Amsterdam Canal Cruise.
  • The NEMO Science Museum is one of Amsterdam's top attractions and a family-oriented attraction enjoyed by all ages.
  • Unravel the mysteries of science as you skip from one exhibit to the other- interactive and engaging exhibits will have you questioning science and asking the unthinkable!
  • Cruise along the UNESCO-listed canal district of Amsterdam for an hour and enjoy your serene surroundings.
  • Admire elegant bridges and pretty merchant's houses lined along the canals while learning about the history of the canals from the GPS guide.

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

  • Infants aged 3 and under go free. Children aged 4-13 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.

Heineken Experience Tickets with Free Drinks and Cruise

€34
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Duration: 2 hr. 30 min.
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  • Get fast-track access to the Heineken Experience, and enjoy a 1.5-hour self-guided tour in the interactive museum.
  • Tour the historic factory where all Heineken beer was made until 1988.
  • Enjoy a tasting session that will teach you how to best enjoy your beer.
  • Learn about the world-famous brand's brewing process.
  • Have a go at crafting the perfect beer in the oldest Heineken brewery.
  • Admire the best views of the Dutch capital as you sail along its canals on a relaxing cruise.
  • Capture the beautiful merchant homes and cobblestoned pathways of the city as you listen to an engaging audioguide.
  • Please note: The Heineken Experience is only open for adults aged 18 and above.
  • Tickets to Heineken Experience
  • 2 free beer samples
  • Access to the cruise
  • GPS audio guide in 19 languages during the cruise

######COVID-19 Safety Measures

  • As of the 25th of September 2021, a COVID-19 Certificate with a negative test result (no older than 24 hours), proof of vaccination or proof of recovery, will be mandatory in order to visit bars/ restaurants (indoor), events, sports events and museums/ attractions in the Netherlands.
  • Please note that this is only mandatory for the age of 13 years and older.
  • Please bring your own mask and wear it during the tour. Of course, nobody expects you to be able to fully enjoy your Heineken beer with a mask on. You can take it off when taking a sip, but please make sure to keep a distance from others.
  • Make sure to follow the advice of the staff at all times.
  • For the cruise, children aged 4-13 enjoy reduced pricing tickets (carry a valid photo ID).
  • The Heineken Experience is only open for adults aged 18 and above.
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.

Skip-the-Line Rijksmuseum Tickets & Amsterdam Canal Cruise

€32.81
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  • Explore the ever-revered Rijksmuseum, home to some of the rarest abstract art pieces of all time.
  • Your skip-the-line access grants you direct entry without having to while your time away in ticketing queues.
  • Be astounded by the artistically constructed building of the Rijksmuseum.
  • Hop from gallery to gallery as you explore over 8,000 pieces of displayed art by famous artists.
  • Gasp at stunning Dutch masterpieces like Van Gogh’s Self-portrait and Vermeer’s Milkmaid.
  • Find works of the internationally-acclaimed Dutch painter, Rembrandt van Rijn within these hallowed walls.
  • A serene hour-long cruise along the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Amsterdam's canals makes your trip worthwhile.
  • Watch rustic bridges, striking cathedrals, and charming 17th-century merchant houses sail past you.
  • Use the informative audio commentary on board (available in 19 languages) to learn more about this enchanting city.
  • Infants aged 0-3 can go for free. Children aged 4-13 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled

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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Evening & Night Cruises

Get to admire the stunning views of the city by taking the Amsterdam Evening and Night Cruises. The luxurious cruise boats on the iconic Amsterdam Canals offer you a 360-degree view around you as the canals run alongside several historic and iconic landmarks of the city. With optional drinks and other lux available, make your trip memorable with Evening Cruises.

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Amsterdam Canal Sightseeing Cruises

Explore Amsterdam like never before by experiencing the sightseeing adventure from a luxury cruise on the Amsterdam Canals. The Sightseeing Cruises lets you enjoy the experience of exploring a city from a different perspective as your adventure includes experiencing a canal cruise and Amphibian Bus tours, to enjoy the panoramic views of the city from the deck of the cruise.

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Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises

Amsterdam Canal Harbor Cruises are an amazing way of enjoying the enchanting panoramic views of the Amsterdam harbor from the deck of a luxurious cruise. Enjoy a long cruise ride through the Amsterdam Canals and sail off to the former historic NDSM yard and get to explore the areas of Amsterdam Port and the historic town of Zaanse Schans where you get to experience the authentic Dutch cultural heritage.

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Combo Cruises

Amsterdam Canal Combo Cruises has a lot to offer. With Amsterdam being a tourist’s perfect destination with serval important sites to visit and an amazing canal as a highlight, you get to enjoy the best of both worlds as the combo cruises get you to skip the line access to an important historical building in Amsterdam followed by a memorable Amsterdam Canal Cruise experience.

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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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Amsterdam Canals

Enjoy a relaxing and memorable cruise experience on the iconic Amsterdam Canals that was built in concentric circles alongside the historic and important sites of the city to facilitate trade and transportation.

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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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Maritime Museum

Dedicated to the country’s maritime museum, Amsterdam National Maritime Museum houses artifacts related to shipping and sailing, including paintings, scale models, weapons, and world maps. Constructed in 1656, it is located in a former naval storehouse.

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NEMO Museum

Built in 1923, it is located in Oosterdokseiland. It is known as the largest science center and eight-most visited museum in the Netherlands, housing five floors of science exhibitions, which attracts several tourists and visitors from around the world.

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Anne Frank House

The house now serves as a biographical museum honoring the Jewish wartime diarist. The building once [preserves the hiding place of Anne Frank and her family, throwing light on the persecution faced by her people during that period.

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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.