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Lovers: 1 Hour Amsterdam Canal Cruise with Audio Guide

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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

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Duration: 90 Minutes
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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.
  • 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.

Flagship Amsterdam: Luxury Canal Cruise from Anne Frank House

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  • 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 Anne Frank House in a closed saloon boat that takes you away from the city crowds.
  • The heated and covered boats are 100% electric. Originally built in 1910, with a capacity varying between 25 and 60, they are rife with history and character.
  • 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.
  • Get an understanding of Dutch history, fun facts, and spot famous landmarks along the canals, with the help of your guide.

Inclusions

  • Live guide
  • 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: Semi-Open Boat Canal Cruise

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  • Sink into the serene beauty of Amsterdam's world-famous canals on a 1hr immersive boat tour.
  • The all-new semi-open boats run on solar energy and are completely silent, ensuring an eco-friendly tour.
  • Enjoy uninterrupted views and fresh air as you take in spectacular sights around you.
  • Even if it rains, the boat allows you to enjoy the experience with the option of a closed roof.
  • Learn all about several popular attractions with an easily available audio guide in 19 languages.
  • Semi-open boat cruise
  • Electric and silent boats
  • Zero emission
  • Covered boat on rainy days
  • GPS audio guide in several languages
  • Food and drinks
  • 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: 75 Mins Open Boat Canal Cruise

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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.

Blue Boat: 75 Mins Amsterdam Canal Cruise

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Duration: 75 Min
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  • Take to the canals of Amsterdam and experience a whole other side of the Dutch capital from aboard the waters.
  • Watch iconic landmarks of Amsterdam float past you, such as the Heritage Museum and the Westerkerk Church.
  • Soak up the monumental buildings and rich baroque work along the banks of this canal cruise.
  • Listen to the audio commentary onboard and learn about the city's captivating history (available in 19 languages).
  • Upgrade your ticket to include a snackbox to your experience, which you'll receive before boarding the cruise.
  • The snackbox includes chips, popcorn, cheese biscuits, salted peanuts and a soft drink of your choice

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

  • Blueboat: 75 Mins Amsterdam Canal Cruise
  • Blueboat: 75 Mins Amsterdam Canal Cruise - dock from Heineken Experience
  • Blueboat: 75 Mins Amsterdam Canal Cruise with Snackbox
  • English, French, Russian, Spanish, German, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, Japanese, Turkish, Polish, Czech, Croatian, Indonesian, Korean, Hindi, Traditional Chinese, Chinese
  • Infants aged 4 and under go free. Children aged 5-11 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 Light Festival Canal Cruise

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Duration: 90 mins
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  • Witness Amsterdam transform into a beautiful open-air light museum in the 10th edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival.
  • This time, the stunning artworks on display are an amalgamation of the most popular works from the previous 9 editions.
  • Watch Amsterdam glitter to life in the evening on the Amstel River.
  • Glide under intricate romantic bridges and past classic merchant houses lined along the river.
  • Your ticket includes a relaxing boat ride through the canal, an audio guide (available in English and Dutch), and free WiFi onboard.
  • Get a free upgrade to cruise on a semi-open boat that gives you 360-degree views of Amsterdam sparkling in the evening.
  • See the Festival of Lights route map here.

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

  • From Leidesake
  • From Central Station
  • Free upgrade to semi-open boat

Inclusions

  • 90-minute canal cruise
  • Free WiFi onboard
  • Audio guide in English and Dutch
  • Children aged 4-13 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 Light Festival: Drinks & Bites Cruise

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Duration: 90 Mins
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  • Kick back, enjoy the breeze and the atmosphere as you sail past the city's canals to see the Amsterdam Light Festival.
  • Your 90-minute boat tour includes an audio guide in English and Dutch, that offers insightful commentary on each art piece.
  • As you sail, try the snacks and drinks on board.
  • Choose from cheeses, sausages, and nuts, and pair them with beer, wine, or soft drinks.
  • Starting at Prins Hendrikkade, the canal boat takes you through the Weesperbuurt and Plantage neighborhoods.
  • Children aged 4-13 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 Light Festival Semi-Open Boat Cruise

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  • Sail away in a semi-open boat and enjoy views of the city all lit up for the Amsterdam Light Festival.
  • The experience includes blankets to protect you from the winter chill, as well as an audio guide available in English and Dutch.
  • Sit back, relax, and listen to the commentary as you check out all the light sculptures, projections, and installations.
  • This year, the theme is 'Celebrate Light' and it also features popular artworks from the previous 9 editions of the festival.
  • See the Festival of Lights route map here.
  • Children aged 4-13 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Skip the Line Tickets to Van Gogh Museum + 1-hour Canal Cruise

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  • Get a healthy dose of Dutch history and art thanks to this pocket-friendly combo ticket!
  • This tour brings together a canal cruise with a skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Van Gogh Museum.
  • Set sail on a 1-hour cruise through Amsterdam's canals, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Float past top Amsterdam attractions such as the Anne Frank House and City Hall.
  • Enjoy priority entry to the Van Gogh Museum, where you can admire over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 750 letters from the Dutch artist.
  • Infants aged 0-3 go free. Children aged 4-13 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.

Amsterdam city is made up of 165 canals that are 100km long and one of the major tourist attractions in the city. The concentric canal ring made up of Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Jordaan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. All these canals connect each part of this city, and the best way to explore is by an Amsterdam Boat Tour. Cruise through the city’s waterways on this boat tour in Amsterdam and view important landmarks around the city. From Anne Frank’s house to the Heineken factory, you will witness many famous landmarks and historic buildings on these Amsterdam Boat Tours as you float around the city on the iconic canals of Amsterdam.

Why Go On An Amsterdam Boat Tour?

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  • Enjoy a luxurious experience of a cruise ride and enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city from the iconic canals of Amsterdam.
  • Explore Amsterdam’s gorgeous UNESCO Heritage Site-listed canals for which the city is known as the ‘Venice of the North.’
  • Admire famous landmarks such as Anne Frank’s house, the Seven Bridges, the Golden Bend, and the Dancing Houses as several historic buildings are built along the canals.
  • Learn fun facts about Amsterdam city, famous landmarks, and the city’s history from your live guide.
  • Enjoy the comforts of the Amsterdam luxury cruises as you take in the sights while indulging in snacks and drinks on the cruise.

Types Of Amsterdam Boat Tour

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Canal Cruise

If you wish to see the best of Amsterdam city, including the gorgeous canals, then an Amsterdam Canal Cruise is the right choice for you. This type of Amsterdam boat tour is quite economical and won’t take up a lot of your time. Just decide the date and tour for your boat tour in Amsterdam and get your tickets for some fun. You can opt for Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruises or Night Canal Cruises to experience Amsterdam lit up at night.

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Culinary Cruise

Amsterdam Culinary Cruises are the best option for those who love to eat while gliding through the water on a cruise. These types of boat tours in Amsterdam allow the guests to dine and wine on the boat while enjoying the city’s stunning sights. You have many options in culinary cruises that include 4-course meals, cheese platters, pizzas, burgers, and more.

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Combo Cruise

Looking to save a few extra bucks? Then, Amsterdam Canal Combo Cruises are the perfect choice for you. In the Combo Amsterdam Boat Tours, you can enjoy the canal cruise and get access to important attractions in the city. With these combo cruises, you can take a tour of Rijksmuseum, Heineken factory, and so on. These types of boat tours in Amsterdam are great for tourists who are short on time or have a fixed trip budget to stick to.

Best Time To Take Amsterdam Boat Tour

Different cruise operators offer boat tours in Amsterdam throughout the day. But the best Amsterdam Canal cruise option for you depends on your budget and what you wish to see. For visitors who wish to admire the architectural beauty of Amsterdam, day boat tours in Amsterdam would be a perfect choice. On the other hand, if you want to be dazzled with the lights and illuminated bridges, then Amsterdam Night Canal Cruise is a good choice. For a romantic experience, you can choose Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise as well.

Highlights & Sights Covered

Here's a list of sights and highlights you will come across as your luxurious cruise on Amsterdam Canal takes you around the city.

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Amsterdam Canals

Over the years, over 165 Amsterdam canals have been built to facilitate trade and transportation of goods. Out of these canals, the 17th-century canal ring was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010, making the boat tour a perfect sightseeing option.

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Amstel River

Amstel River is the main river that flows through the city of Amsterdam and is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site-listed canals. There are many important landmarks, bridges, and 17th-century buildings that can be found beside the river.

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Magere Brug

Magere Brug is the famous bridge over Amstel River that connects the river banks at Kerkstraat. It is a bascule bridge made from white-painted wood in 1934. Due to its narrowness, the bridge is called Magere Brug that translates to ‘skinny bridge’.

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Negen Straatjes

De Negen Straatjes is a small neighborhood in Amsterdam consisting of nine side streets. It is located in Grachtengordel and features many shops and restaurants.

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Dancing Houses

The Dancing Houses are the crooked historic houses that are found along the Damrak canal. These houses are an important symbol of Amsterdam’s city. The houses are in Damrak, a large road and partially filled in the canal. This is the main street to enter Amsterdam city’s center through the Central Station.

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Golden Bend

The Gouden Bocht, popularly known as the Golden Bend, is an important part of Herengracht. It lies between Vijzelstraat and Leidsestraat and is home to the richest citizens of the city. You will find city palaces with stuccoed ceilings, classicist facades, and beautiful gardens that are open to the public once a year.

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Royal Theatre Carre

A Neo-Renaissance theatre in Amsterdam, Royal Theatre Carre was founded in 1887. It is located near Waterloopein, next to the Amstel River. This theatre is primarily used for pop concerts, musicals, and cabaret performances. 

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Hermitage Amsterdam

It is a branch of the Hermitage Museum of Russia, located on the banks of the Amstel River in Amsterdam. It features two permanent exhibitions, with One exhibition focusing on the relations between Netherlands and Russia, while the second showcases the history of Amstelhof.

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Amsterdam Light Festival

Amsterdam Light Festival is held every year in the winter season when the entire city is illuminated with beautiful artworks of light. Artists and designers from all over the world submit their ideas for the festival. Out of these, only 30 artworks are selected and installed throughout the city.

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Anne Frank House

Anne Frank House is the house of the writer, Anne Frank, that has been turned into a biographical museum to honor this Jewish wartime diarist. Opened on 3rd May 1960, the museum preserves the hiding place of Anne Frank and has exhibitions on her life and the persecutions faced during that time.

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Maritime Museum

National Maritime Museum is a maritime museum in Amsterdam. This museum is dedicated to the country’s maritime history and has many artifacts related to sailing and shipping. The museum is located in a former naval storehouse that was constructed in 1656.

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NEMO Museum

Located in the Oosterdokseiland, NEMO Museum is a science center in Amsterdam. With origins in 1923, this is the 8th most visited museum in the Netherlands as it is visited by 670,000 people annually. It is the largest science center in the country with five floors of hands-on exhibitions.

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Timings For Lovers: 1 Hour Amsterdam Canal Cruise with Audio Guide

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Timings: 10 AM - 9 PM

Timings For Amsterdam: 75 Mins Open Boat Canal Cruise

  • Duration: 1 hour 15 mins
  • Timings: 10:45 am, 12:15 pm, 2:15 pm, 3:45 pm, 5:15 pm, 6:45 pm and 8:45 pm

Other than these, there are multiple Amsterdam Boat tour ticket options available, and the timings of the tour depending on the ticket you purchase. Amsterdam Canal Boat tours usually last for one hour to two. The exact details will be available on your tickets.

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Boarding Point For Lovers: 1 Hour Amsterdam Canal Cruise with Audio Guide

  • Redemption Point: Lovers Canal Cruises, in front of Central Station
  • Boarding Point: Prins Hendrikkade 25 1012 TM Amsterdam

Boarding Point For Amsterdam: 75 Mins Open Boat Canal Cruise

  • Boarding Point: Stadhouderskade 30 (1071 ZD), Blue Boat Company

Other than these, there are multiple Amsterdam Boat tour ticket options available, and the boarding point of the tour depends on the ticket you purchase. The boarding point of the Amsterdam Canal Boat tours is usually from a popular landmark, making it easy for you to locate. The exact details will be available on your tickets.

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Inclusion & Facilities For Lovers: 1 Hour Amsterdam Canal Cruise with Audio Guide

  • Options to choose between Semi-open Boat Canal Cruise & Regular Canal Cruise
  • Audio guide in 19 languages

Inclusion & Facilities For Amsterdam: 75 Mins Open Boat Canal Cruise

  • Sightseeing Tour
  • Live commentary
  • Entrance to the Holland Casino

Other than these, there are multiple Amsterdam Boat tour ticket options available, with facilities and inclusions varying as per the ticket you purchase. The exact details will be available on your tickets.

Amsterdam Boat Tours Visitor Tips

  • Visitors are recommended to book their Amsterdam Canal cruise tickets online and in advance. 
  • Make sure you select the correct date and time for your boat tour in Amsterdam when purchasing the tickets online.
  • Guests can avail full refund on canceling their tickets 48 hours prior to the tour.
  • Amsterdam Canal cruises are not wheelchair accessible so, plan accordingly.
  • You can show your Amsterdam Boat tour ticket voucher and Photo ID at the boarding point to start the tour.
  • Arrive 10-15 minutes before your selected tour time to complete all the formalities.
  • There is a disinfectant hand gel available on the boat that guests are asked to use.
  • Each person should maintain a distance of 1.5 meters on the boat.

Frequently Asked Questions About Amsterdam Boat Tours Tickets

Q. Where can I buy Amsterdam Boat Tours tickets?

A. Amsterdam Boat tour tickets are available online. You can buy your tickets online to book your slots in advance.

Q. Can I buy Amsterdam Boat Tours tickets online?

A. Yes, visitors are recommended to buy the Amsterdam Boat tour tickets online. This will help them get amazing discounts on the tickets and help them avoid the inconveniences like tickets being sold out.

Q. Which is the best Amsterdam Boat Tours ticket option?

A. There are multiple Amsterdam Boat tour tickets options, each with a unique feature and facilities, offering you a memorable experience. But if you are looking for a special Boat tour on Amsterdam Canals, Luxury Canal Cruise ticket or Skip the Line Tickets to Van Gogh Museum + 1-hour Canal Cruise combo tickets can be a preferable option. 

Q. Are discounts available on Amsterdam Boat Tours tickets?

A. Yes, discounts are available on Amsterdam Boat tour tickets. Along with a discounted price for children and different age groups, there are several other deals and discounts which you can avail of. For more information, make sure to check your tickets before purchasing.

Q. Which sites can we get to see if we take the Amsterdam Boat Tours?

A. On your boat tour in Amsterdam, you cover many important landmarks. This includes Anne Frank’s house, Skinny Bridge, Amsterdam Canals, and more. For more information, make sure to check your tickets before purchasing.

Q. Does any of the Amsterdam Boat Tours tickets include drinks?

A. Yes, there are Amsterdam Boat Tours tickets that include drinks or have the option of buying one. For more information, make sure to check your tickets before purchasing.

Q. Does any of the Amsterdam Boat Tours tickets include a live guide?

A. Yes, Amsterdam Boat Tours tickets include a live guide. For more information, make sure to check your tickets before purchasing.

Q. How long do the Amsterdam Boat Tours last?

A. Amsterdam Boat Tours are of various duration, depending on the type of boat tour you choose. For more information, make sure to check your tickets before purchasing.

Q. What is the validity of Amsterdam Boat Tours tickets?

A. The validity of the Amsterdam Boat Tour tickets depends on the kind of ticket you are purchasing. For more information, make sure to check your tickets before purchasing.