Public Amsterdam Boat Tour


Enjoy a fantastic open boat tour and intimate adventure of Amsterdam's stunning canal system. On our boat tour and canal cruise, we sail through the inner city’s dazzling canals and explore the peaceful smaller waterways throughout the city.

Amsterdam Old City Center Boat Tour

On this amazing boat trip, we cruise through the oldest part of Amsterdam, better known as the Red light district. We'll explore the eastern city center and the harbour area with the elegant replica VOC ship at the maritime museum and modern architecture at Nemo. We then cruise through the peaceful and green Plantage area where we see Windmill "De Gooyer" and cruise along Entrepotdok with beautiful old warehouses, houseboats and the Artis Zoo. Other sightseeing highlights along the route are the  Amstel river with the famous bridges; Magerebrug (skinny bridge) and Blauwbrug, and the interesting historical building De Waag on the Nieuwmarkt. On this canal cruise we also tour through the delightful and tiny canals of the Kromboomsloot and Kloveniersburgwal where the Zuiderkerk creates one of the city's many stunning canal views which can only be truly appreciated from the water.


Boat Tour Rates:

90 minutes canal cruise
€ 18,- Adult
€ 16,- student
€ 14,- Child and baby

Tour information:

  • The Amsterdam old city center boat tour last 90 minutes.

  • Operates from March through November.

  • Daily departure times mostly at 11:45, 13:30, 15:45 and 17:30. Check booking system for daily availability.

  • Max 12 passengers per boat trip.

  • The Captain and guide speaks English and Dutch.

  • Our meeting point is centrally located in Amsterdam on the Amstel river.

  • Alcoholic and soft drinks are available for purchase on the boat, but feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks along.

  • Rain canopy on rainy day

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