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Amsterdam Canal Cruises

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A cruise on Amsterdam's canals is a must for any first-time visitor. By doing this early in your trip you will get a great perspective of the city.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Stadhouderskade 550 | opposite Heineken Experience, 1072 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
De Pijp
+31 20 626 5636
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Can’t go wrong with this. Absolutely gorgeous. We took the late evening/night tour. The Captain had adult beverages for everyone and we sat back and watched in awe of the many arched bridges, the beautiful buildings and architecture, great for people watching too!

Thank Pam M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Going on a canal cruise is a great way to learn about the city. While the English information was a bit repetitive on the Lovers canal cruise, being able to take a canal cruise enhances the quality of the visit to Amsterdam, which is such...More

Thank Gloria L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

James was not able to be there for our cruise, so Marco was our Captain. The result: One of the most memorable experiences of our lives. Nicole and I felt like special guests on a fantastic boat tour, complete with wine, hors de ouvres, outstanding...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed yesterday

The canal tour companies all offer pretty similar prices/guides/duration for the trips. It's a fantastic way to see the city from the water, while hearibg a little history/points of interest during your ride. It's great during the day but very special at night and you...More

Thank Mhairi H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really lovely way of seeing Amsterdam. As I am a wheelchair user, some of the boats accommodated me.

Thank gtdoyle
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was really nice to go around the canal. And the driver explained about some buildings that were old. During the cruise you can sense the life in amsterdam. It was really cool.

Thank sedigheh_kh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Canal cruise is must do if you are in Amsterdam since you see the architecture and building design of Amsterdam, it good to experience city on a boat, you could take covered or open boat depending on weather. Buying a combo tickets saves money if...More

Thank Travel529
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From Central station open boat small group beers wine 24 euro an hour bit more no commentary as such but some great insights to the history nice crew and very relaxed. Great photo op.

Thank jono67cyber
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the canal tour it gives a different perspective on Amsterdam and would recommend it to any new visitor to the city

Thank NicoleD4647
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Used hop on hop off tour by boat. These run about every 20 mins and take you to virtually all of the city with stops close to attractions. Audio guide is good but we had an English speaking man in control of the boat who...More

Thank Marc H
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2 August 2018|
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Response from Rebecca W | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know, ask the company who sells the tickets. Sorry :)
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Response from tovei2015 | Reviewed this property |
We used app om our smartphone ,
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Response from tovei2015 | Reviewed this property |
We used Hop on Hop off , but we saw a lot of tourist boats who offered free drinks but did not see pianos
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