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1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise in Amsterdam

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  • Fall in love with Amsterdam aboard a glass-roofed boat cruise along its UNESCO Heritage canals with an audio guide available in 19 languages.
  • Witness attractions like the Anne Frank House Museum where Anne Frank hid and she wrote her famous diary, the old Heineken factory, and more.
  • Catch sight of popular landmarks like the Westerkerk church, Nine Streets, and Skinny Bridge, and admire the canal's Baroque architecture.
  • Upgrade your ticket to a semi-open, solar-powered boat cruise.

Inclusions

  • Amsterdam Canal cruise
  • GPS audio guide in 19 languages

Start Point:

  • Hard Rock Cafe Pier (map here), Heineken Experience Pier (map here, or Central Station (map here)

What You'll See:

  • Anne Frank House Museum
  • Red Light District
  • Old Heineken factory
  • Westerkerk church
  • Negen Straatjes (‘Nine Streets’) district
  • Magere Brug (‘Skinny Bridge’)
  • 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!
  • Audio guide available in Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Catalan, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese, and Russian.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

What is Flagship Amsterdam?

With over 1,500 magnificent bridges and 100 kilometers of inland waterways, Amsterdam's canals have made their mark on the UNESCO World Heritage List. If you want to know what all the fuss is about, you must embark on a memorable canal cruise journey with Flagship Amsterdam, one of the most popular traveler's choice of cruise agency. With a friendly host on board who's regaling you with fascinating tales about the city while you savor the cheese and wine, this trip cannot get any better!

Why Take A Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise?

Canal Cruise in Amsterdam
  • Enthusiastic Skipper and Host: Your canal cruise journey is enhanced by the presence of a keen skipper and a host. Their informative and engaging commentary about the history, facts, and secrets of Amsterdam and its landmarks adds to the entertaining exploration of the city's canals.
  • Small, Personal, and Unique Setting: Flagship Amsterdam's canal cruises prides itself on providing guests with an exclusive and distinctive experience. A small group on the boat allows for an intimate setting, ensuring you connect more profoundly with the city and its iconic landmarks, such as Golden Bend, Rijksmuseum, and Skinny Bridge.
  • Sustainable and Eco-Friendly: The canal cruises operate on special electric boats, demonstrating Flagship Amsterdam's commitment to sustainability and eco-friendliness. You get to marvel at the beauty of Amsterdam's canals while keeping the environmental impact as minimal as possible.
  • Comfort and Enjoyment: Embarking on one of the Flagship Amsterdam cruises means you will have a ball of a time! Their boats are designed with your absolute comfort in mind. Onboard facilities, including a bar serving unlimited refreshing drinks and cocktails and Dutch Cheese, will add an extra star to your overall leisurely cruise trip.

Types of Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets

Evening Luxury Salon Boat Cruise in Amsterdam

Evening Luxury Salon Boat Cruise

The setting of the sun completely transforms the lively Amsterdam into a magical spectacle. The soft evening lights gleam on the historic canals, creating a warm glow around their ornate facades, illuminating the quiet waterways, and the water sparkles with the surrounding reflections. Flagship Amsterdam’s 1-hour evening cruise on a Luxury Salon Boat will bring this picture to life, only ten times more gorgeous. With a local, experienced tour guide, you learn about Dutch history and some lesser-known facts about the attractions you pass by. You can start the tour from Anne Frank House or Central Station and explore The Jordaan neighborhood, Amsterdam Cheese Museum, Rijksmuseum, Herengracht, and many more spots!

Amsterdam's Light Festival Canal Cruise
Open Boat Amsterdam Cruise

Classic Open Boat Amsterdam Cruise

Flagship Amsterdam offers a quintessential open-boat cruise trip for those who want to enjoy a conventional experience. You can choose your preferred duration for this tour – 60 minutes or 90 minutes. On the cruise, you will run past some of the most spectacular Amsterdam attractions, including the Museum of the Canals, Leiden Square, South Church, Hermitage Amsterdam, and Emperor's Canal, amongst many others. There will be a hostess and a local skipper who will fill you in on the most exciting stories about the cities. Additionally, you can also choose whether to opt for Dutch cheese and drinks or not. Prepare to have a classic yet unforgettable cruise journey!

Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise Timings

Evening Luxury Salon Boat Tour
Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise
Amsterdam Classic Canal Cruise with Cheese & Drinks
Open Boat Amsterdam Cruise with Optional Wine & Cheese
Evening Luxury Salon Boat Tour

Departure Time: Depending on whether you are boarding the boat from Anne Frank House or Central Station, you can choose between 5:15 PM and 9:15 PM.

Duration: 1 Hour

Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise

Departure Time: The Amsterdam Light Festival Canal Cruise operates from 4:45 PM to 9:15 PM.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Amsterdam Classic Canal Cruise with Cheese & Drinks

Departure Time: You can hop on an Amsterdam Classic Canal Cruise between 10:30 AM and 9:15 PM. The timings offered may vary depending on your boarding point – Anne Frank House or Central Station.

Duration: 60 minutes or 90 minutes

Open Boat Amsterdam Cruise with Optional Wine & Cheese

Departure time: The Open Boat Amsterdam Cruise timings vary from 10:30 AM to 9 PM. The time slots offered may differ from one boarding point to another since you can step aboard from Rijksmuseum, Central Station, or Anne Frank House.

Duration: 1 hour

Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise Departure Points

Anne Frank House Pier

Anne Frank House Pier

How to get there?

  • By Bus: Lines 305, 314, 347, 37, 397, 41, and 80 drop you at Prinsengracht, the closest bus stop to Anne Frank House
  • By Metro: Line 54 services the Westermarkt metro station closest to Anne Frank House
  • By Tram: Lines 13 and 17 stop at Westermarkt station, which is close to Anne Frank House
Central Station Pier

Central Station Pier

How to get there?

  • By Bus: Lines 37, 41, 80, 305, 314, 347, and 397
  • By Metro: Line 54
  • By Tram: Lines 1, 2, 5, 13, and 17
Rijksmuseum Pier

Rijksmuseum Pier

How to get there?

  • By Bus: Leidseplein is the closest bus stop to Rijksmuseum. Lines 347 and 357 are for daytime service, and lines N82 and N83 are for nighttime service at this bus stop.
  • By Metro: Line 52 takes you to Vijzelgracht, the closest metro station to Rijksmuseum.
  • By Tram: Lines 2 and 5 lead to Leidseplein

Visitor Tips

  • If you are looking for recommendations to enhance your Amsterdam trip, make sure to have a conversation with the local guide on board.
  • Ensure your Canal Cruise tour allows you to bring your pets onboard or not so you can make arrangements accordingly.
  • Some of the Amsterdam Canal Cruises are not suitable for wheelchair users, so take extra note of that while booking your tickets.
  • Layer yourself properly because it can get quite chilly on the boat, especially during the evenings.
  • Opt for boat tours with food and drink options for a more well-rounded experience.

Frequently Asked Questions About Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise

Where can I book Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets?

You can book your Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets online for convenience and possible great discounts!

What kind of tickets are offered for the Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise?

The Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise offers four different tour tickets: Evening luxury salon boat tour, Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise, Amsterdam Classic Canal Cruise with Cheese and drinks, and Open Boat Amsterdam Cruise with optional wine and cheese.

What Amsterdam landmarks can I see on my Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruises?

On your Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruises, you will cover sights like Jordaan, the Amstel River, the Seven Bridges, Skinny Bridge, Golden Bend, Bloemenmarkt, Westerkerk, and many more!

What are the cancellation and modification policies for the Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise experience?

You can cancel these Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruises up to 24 hours before the commencement of the experience, and you get a full refund!

How long are my Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets valid?

The Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise tickets are only valid for the date and time you chose while booking your tickets.

Are any guided tour services offered for the Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise experience?

Yes, all the Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise tours include an experienced guide, a host, or a local skipper.

Is Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise wheelchair-friendly?

Wheelchair accessibility is only assured on a few of the Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruises, so before you book your tickets, check whether your requirements align with the facilities of the specific cruise.

Is Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise stroller-friendly?

It depends on one cruise trip to another. Some of Flagship Amsterdam's boats are suitable for stroller/pram users, while others are not.

Are pets allowed on the Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise?

Only a few Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise tours allow pets to enter.

Are kids allowed to board the Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise?

Yes, absolutely! Kids are welcome to join the Flagship Amsterdam Canal Cruise. In fact, on most tours, kids under 10-11 have discounted tickets.