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Amsterdam Canal Sightseeing Cruise

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  • Fall in love with Amsterdam with this glass-roofed boat cruise sailing past iconic landmarks of the city.
  • Get to know more about every attraction you see during the cruise via the audio guide. It’s available in 19 languages!
  • Catch sight of popular landmarks like the Westerkerk church, Nine Streets, and Skinny Bridge, and admire the canal's Baroque architecture.
  • You can board the cruise from various boarding points like Central Station, Hard Rock Cafe and more, choose yours in the next step.

Inclusions

  • 1-hour Amsterdam Canal cruise
  • Audio guide in Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Catalan, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese, and Russian
  • Facilities: free Wi-Fi and toilets.

This is Holland Pier

  • 2-min walk from A'DAM Lookout and Eye Film Museum

Central Station

  • 2-min walk away from Basilica of St Nicholas and Park Plaza Victoria

Heineken Experience Pier

  • 1-min walk from Heineken Experience and Amsterdam, Weteringcircuit

Hard Rock Cafe

  • 1-min walk from Rembrandts Amsterdam Experience

Anne Frank House Pier

  • 2-min walk from Anne Frank House and Anne Frank Monument

Click here for a detailed map of the boarding points.

  • Tip: Notice small gardens and green spaces along the canals. These hidden oases add to the city's charm and provide a refreshing touch of nature amidst the urban setting!
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Amsterdam Canal Evening Sightseeing Cruise

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Upgrade your cruise to the luxury boat for cozy blankets and live guides. Depart from Central Station or Anne Frank House Pier for an enhanced experience.

Inclusions

  • 1-hour or 90-min canal cruise
  • Evening cruise with bar service
  • Multilingual audio guide in 21 languages
  • Snackbox (optional)
  • 1-hour luxury boat cruise from Central Station/Anne Frank House Pier (optional)

Central Station Pier

  • 2-min walk away from Basilica of St Nicholas and Park Plaza Victoria

Hard Rock Cafe Pier

  • 1-min walk from Rembrandts Amsterdam Experience

Anne Frank House Pier

  • 2-min walk from Anne Frank House and Anne Frank Monument

Click here for the detailed map of the boarding points.

  • Tip: Amsterdam is known for its vibrant street art scene. As you cruise along the canals, keep an eye out for colorful murals and graffiti artwork adorning the walls near the water.
  • The audio guide is 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, and Hindi.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Amsterdam Canal Open Boat Cruise with Optional Wine & Cheese

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  • Catch unobstructed views of the Amsterdam skyline on this open-boat cruise as you learn intriguing facts about the city from your guide!
  • This cruise takes you past landmarks like Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge), one of the most beautiful bridges in Amsterdam.
  • Choose your boarding point, Anne Frank House, Rijksmuseum, or Central Station, from where an open boat will you away from the city crowds.
  • Wait there’s more! You can choose to elevate your cruising experience by choosing the ticket option with unlimited drinks and cheese.

Inclusions

  • Live guide and local skipper
  • 60-minute canal cruise
  • Blankets
  • Cheese delights (optional)
  • Unlimited drinks: beer, wine, and soft drinks (optional)

Exclusions

  • Drinks (see the menu here)

Central Station

  • 2-min walk away from Basilica of St Nicholas and Park Plaza Victoria

Rijksmuseum Pier

  • 2-min walk fromRijksmuseum

Anne Frank House Pier

  • 2-min walk from Anne Frank House and Anne Frank Monument

Click here for a detailed map of the boarding points.

  • Tip: Bring a camera to capture the scenic beauty of Amsterdam's canals. You'll have stunning photo opportunities throughout the cruise!
  • The cruise is suitable for pram/stroller users.
  • Buggy is available on prior request.
  • Pets are allowed.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Amsterdam Canal Dinner Cruise

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  • Date idea: an evening dinner cruise through the canals of Amsterdam. You get just that with this ticket!
  • Enjoy a world-class 4-course dinner prepared by gourmet chef Frans Kelders, with vegetarian, meat and fish options.
  • It gets dreamier than this, you also get drinks of your choice, from beer, wine and soft drinks, to make the experience even better.

Inclusions

  • 2-hour evening cruise
  • 4-course dinner (menu here)
  • Complimentary drinks: beer, wine, soft drinks

Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers

LOVERS Canal Cruises Amsterdam

  • 5-min walk from Amsterdam Centraal Station
  • The cruise is wheelchair accessible.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Amsterdam Canal Booze Cruise with Unlimited Drinks

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  • Unlimited drinks? You saw that right! Enjoy unlimited beer, wine, and soda on a cruise through the world-renowned canals of Amsterdam.
  • A professional skipper and host will let you in on the city's secrets, making this experience both fun and informative.
  • This cruise is an ideal choice to spend quality time with friends and family and witness city landmarks like Seven Bridges and the Dancing Houses.
  • Starting at the Red Light District, the cruise takes you past the NEMO Science Museum, The VOC Ship, and many more iconic spots.
  • Choose from the ticket options for your preferred type of boat, and upgrade to include a nightclub entry ticket!

Inclusions

  • Amsterdam canal cruise
  • Covered boat/luxury boat (as per option selected)
  • 2 or unlimited drinks: beer, wine and soda (as per option selected)
  • Professional skipper and local host
  • Night club entry (optional)
  • Tip: Keep a look out for the dancing houses, locally known as De Dansende Huizen. Due to the soft clay soil, these houses are slightly tilted, giving them a quaint appearance.
  • Only guests aged 18 and above are allowed to drink.
  • Outside food and drinks are allowed.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Combo: Van Gogh Museum + Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tickets

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  • Get a healthy dose of Dutch history and art thanks to this pocket-friendly combo ticket with a canal cruise and an entry ticket to the Van Gogh Museum.
  • Set sail on a 75-min cruise through Amsterdam's canals, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, aboard a Blue Boat Company vessel.
  • Float past top Amsterdam attractions such as the Anne Frank House and City Hall while enjoying your snack box by upgrading your ticket.
  • Enjoy entry to the Van Gogh Museum, where you can admire over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 750 letters from the Dutch artist.
  • Admire the famous works of Van Gogh's contemporaries such as Monet and Gauguin.

Inclusions

  • 75-minute canal cruise
  • Timed entry to the Van Gogh Museum
  • Van Gogh entrance + 75-min canal cruise with snackbox (optional)

Heineken Experience Pier

  • 1-min walk from Heineken Experience and Amsterdam, Weteringcircuit

Hard Rock Cafe

  • 1-min walk from Rembrandts Amsterdam Experience

Click here for a detailed map of the boarding points.

Van Gogh Museum

  • Tip: Pay attention to the chronological arrangement of the artwork. The museum showcases Van Gogh's evolution as an artist, from his early dark and somber works to his vibrant and expressive later pieces.
  • Your booked time slot will be your entrance time to the Van Gogh Museum.

Canal Cruise

  • Tip: As you cruise through different neighborhoods, be on the lookout for street art and colorful murals adorning buildings and walls.
  • The voucher for your canal cruise is an 'OPEN TICKET', which means that no time slot has been allocated and you can board any next available boat at the dock.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Combo: Rijksmuseum + Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tickets

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  • Tick off two major to-dos from your Amsterdam wishlist while saving quite a bit: The Rijksmuseum and a 60-min city canal cruise.
  • Skip the lines and explore Rijksmuseum at your pace, admiring Dutch masterpieces including Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait and Vermeer’s Milkmaid.
  • Set off on an Amstel River cruise, learning all about the iconic stops along the way with a multilingual audio guide.
  • Upgrade your tickets to add some flavor to your adventure: a 75-min cruise with a snack box containing yummy bites and a drink.

Inclusions

  • 60-min or 75-min canal cruise
  • Entry to Rijksmuseum
  • Audio guide in English, French, German, Hebrew, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Catalan, Chinese, Dutch, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese, and Russian
  • Snack box (optional)
  • Free kids’ cruise and audio story with every kids’ ticket (optional)
  • Earphones, if needed (optional)

Exclusions

  • Entry to Vermeer Exhibition
  • Multimedia museum tour (available for purchase at the museum for €5)

Heineken Experience Pier

  • 1-min walk from Heineken Experience and Amsterdam, Weteringcircuit

Hard Rock Cafe

  • 1-min walk from Rembrandts Amsterdam Experience

Click here for a detailed map of the boarding points.

Rijksmuseum

  • You need to enter the Rijksmuseum at the selected time slot, but you can stay as long as you like.
  • The museum is wheelchair accessible. You can also borrow a wheelchair, rollator, pushchair, walking cane, or foldable museum stool from them.
  • Guide dogs are welcome to join you at the museum and the cruise.
  • There is no time slot allocated for the cruise. For exact redemption information, please follow the instructions on your voucher.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Combo: Heineken Experience Direct Entry + Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tickets

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  • This ticket is a brilliant combination of 2 truly Dutch experiences! Save time and money with this combo with a canal cruise and entry to the Heineken Brewery.
  • Enjoy a 75-min cruise along Venice of the North and learn more about this UNESCO World Heritage site with an audio guide available in 14 languages.
  • You can choose to upgrade your cruise to include a snackbox, which you'll receive before boarding the cruise.
  • The ticket also gives you entry into the Heineken Experience; go on a 90-min self-guided tour of the gigantic brewery.
  • Find out about the ins and outs of this massive beer producer while sipping on 2 complimentary drinks!

Inclusions

  • 75-minute cruise down the Amsterdam Canal
  • Skip-the-line Heineken Experience ticket
  • 90-minute self-guided tour of the Heineken brewery
  • A snackbox containing chips, popcorn, cheese biscuits, salted peanuts, and a soft drink of your choice (optional)

Heineken Experience Pier

  • 1-min walk from Heineken Experience and Amsterdam, Weteringcircuit

Hard Rock Cafe

  • 1-min walk from Rembrandts Amsterdam Experience

Click here for a detailed map of the boarding points.

  • Wheelchairs will be provided at the Heineken Experience once a reimbursable €100 fee is deposited.
  • The cruise is also wheelchair accessible.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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What is Blue Boat?

Take a Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal Cruise to immerse in a unique opportunity to capture the city highlights as you enjoy a full-course meal while witnessing some of the finest monuments created on earth. Pick your Amsterdam Canal Cruise with Blue Boat, one of Amsterdam's top boat tour companies. The company offers a fleet of luxurious, glass-canopy boats of two kinds, sightseeing boats, and dinner boats. A well-liked choice for the tour of the Amsterdam Canals, Blue Boat allows tourists to board and get off popular locations: This is Holland, Centraal Station, Heineken Experience, Hard Rock Cafe, and Anne Frank House. Blue Boat offers sightseeing cruises, evening cruise, cruises with meals and combo tours with audio commentary in up to 21 languages.

Why take a Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal cruise?

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  • Explore Amsterdam from an entirely new perspective: Explore the Venice of the North on modern glass-paneled boats with audio guide access, providing glimpses into its past. Blue Boat offers easy, scenic day transportation with a soothing ambiance.
  • Savour delicacies as you sail along the Amsterdam Canals: Blue Boat's dinner cruises are renowned for promptly prepared authentic cuisines, superb five-star hotel-like service, and live music—ideal for a romantic evening on the Amsterdam Canals.
  • Grab amazing deals with Blue Boat: Maximize value with Blue Boat's Amsterdam Canal cruise combos, offering access to a luxurious boat and admission to iconic sites like the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and the Heineken Experience.

Things to know before booking your Blue Boat cruise tickets

  • Want a fun yet informational cruise ride? Consider booking a sightseeing cruise offering live commentary or audio guide facilities. 
  • Most Blue Boat cruises can be canceled 24 or 48 hours before the experience. However, combo cruises cannot be canceled or rescheduled so be mindful before booking your tickets.
  • Amsterdam in the evening looks immensely different than in the daylight. For a more romantic and magical experience, choose an evening cruise. 

Types of Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal cruise tickets

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  • Amsterdam Canal Sightseeing Cruise
    Timings: 10am to 8pm
    Duration: 1 hr - 1 hr 15 mins
  • Amsterdam Canal Evening Sightseeing Cruise
    Timings: 5:15pm to 10pm
    Duration: 1 hr 30 mins
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  • Amsterdam Canal Open Boat Cruise with Optional Wine & Cheese
    Timings: 10am to 10pm
    Duration: 1 hr
  • Amsterdam Canal Dinner Cruise
    Timings: 7:30 pm
    Duration: 2 hr
  • Amsterdam Canal Booze Cruise with Unlimited Drinks
    Timings: 10am to 10:15pm
    Duration: 1 hr
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  • Van Gogh Museum + Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tickets
    Timings: 9am to 9pm
    Duration: 1 hr 15 mins
  • Rijksmuseum + Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tickets
    Timings: 9am to 5pm
    Duration: 1 hr 15 mins
  • Heineken Experience Direct Entry + Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tickets
    Timings: 10:30am to 6:45pm
    Duration: 1 hr 15 mins

Blue Boat boarding points

This is Holland
Centraal Station
Heineken Experience
Hard Rock Cafe
Anne Frank House

Address: Badhuiskade, Amsterdam

  • By ferry: F3
    Nearest stop: Buiksloterweg

Address: Prins Hendrikkade 25

  • By metro: 51, 53, 54
    Nearest stop: Central Station
  • By train: Intercity, Sprinter
    Closest stop: Central Station

Address: Stadhouderskade 550

  • By tram: 1, 7, 19, 24
    Closest stop: Vijzelgracht
  • By metro: 52
    Closest stop: Vijzelgracht

Address: Stadhouderskade 501

  • By metro: 52
    Closest stop: Vijzelgracht
  • By tram: 1, 3, 7, 19
    Closest stop: Rijksmuseum

Address: Prinsengracht 261A

  • By metro: 51, 53, 54
    Closest stop: Central Station
  • By tram: 13, 17
    Closest stop: Westermarkt

Visitors tips

  • Amsterdam Canal cruises are always in high demand and remain booked for months. Hence, it is recommended to make a booking quite in advance to ensure that your slots are reserved on time.
  • You can listen to the commentary in the language of your choice by connecting to the WiFi service made accessible within the boat. Guests are advised to carry their headphones to limit direct contact. 
  • If you are making an on-site booking, contactless payment is preferred over cash.
  • It is highly recommended to carry a jacket or sweater as it can get a little chilly in the evening.
  • You are also required to dress modestly. Short skirts, bermuda shorts, etc. are not entertained.
  • The cloakroom on board may not allow for bigger luggage, so plan accordingly before you head for the cruise. 

Frequently asked questions about Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal cruises

What kind of tickets are offered for the Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal cruise?

The Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal cruise offers three types of tickets: Sightseeing cruises, cruises with meals, and combo experiences.

What are the cancellation and modification policies for the Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal cruises?

Most Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal cruises offer a flexible cancellation and modification process. However, it can vary for different experiences, so check each ticket individually.

How long are my Blue Boats tickets valid for?

The Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal cruise tickets will only be valid for the date and time that you book for.

Are there any audio guide and guided tour services offered for the Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal cruise experience?

Yes. In sightseeing cruises, guests can avail of audio commentary available in 21 languages as they board the cruise. Ensure that you carry headphones before arriving at the venue.

What are the timings for Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal cruise?

Your Blue Boat cruise timings vary depending on the type of ticket and experience you book. Check your ticket information before booking your experience.

Is Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal cruise wheelchair-friendly?

While it depends on each experience, most cruise tours are suitable for individuals with reduced or impaired mobility.