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Amsterdam Canal Cruises

Stadhouderskade 550 | opposite Heineken Experience, 1072 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 5636
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USD 22.17*
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Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise
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Amsterdam City Canal Cruise
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Amsterdam Canal Cruise and Skip The Line Rijksmuseum
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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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  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Stadhouderskade 550 | opposite Heineken Experience, 1072 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+31 20 626 5636
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I arrived in Amsterdam on a Monday afternoon and went straight to the Blue Boat docks for my canal cruise. I chose to sit in the bow of the boat so that I could see everything. The ride was lengthy enough to cover quite a...More

Thank Kristen T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It cost us €11 each for an hour's trip. In various languages. It's fun and we always go on a trip when in Amsterdam. Also they take your photo and you can choose to buy it if you wish for €5.

Thank Angel P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a canal city. You have to get down and close to the water and see Amsterdam from the perspective of those who worked and continue to work this great City. An hour is enough. The narration is uninspired. But what were you expecting for...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A canal cruise is, I think, a very good way to see Amsterdam. It not only allows you to see different areas of the city (depending on which one you do) but also to get the feeling of the city-life. I would suggest to go...More

Thank Shannon K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took everyone's advice here and jumped on a tour boat as soon as we got to Centraal Station. As we had never been to Amsterdam, it was a good way to take in an overview of the city and get our bearings. The audio tour...More

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great way to see this city without running the risk of being bowled over by a bike rider! This is such a busy city it was a relief to be able to sit down and observe the major sights while cruising calmly...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Most overrated didn't enjoy . Better to buy tickets direct from cruise as it's cheaper then shops . Try to take Day time cruise .

Thank 747hardeepb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I, (including a teenager and young child) took a 75 minute cruise on the canal. This was a great way to see the city. The boat was clean, tidy and comfortable. With my younger child, age 9, we found that this tour...More

Thank Abcd101010
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After walking around all day, to end the day with a nice canal boat tour that was relaxing and interesting. The tour itself is ok, the audio guide occasionally kicks in. Overall a nice 75 minute trip.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really great way to see the area. Everything looks better from the boat. Gorgeous. I have taken a few different ones over my time. I enjoyed the one recently for 15 euros and they have a bar you can buy drinks on.

Thank Maya C
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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14 August 2017|
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Response from Jaywanne | Reviewed this property |
It was a little over an hour and the pick up location is the same as drop off location. Great cruise...very informational..
gill m
5 August 2017|
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Response from Minicooper59 | Reviewed this property |
No .we got on one that was uncovered it was quite a large boat aswell . Added bonus it sold gin .👍
Tanya K
29 June 2017|
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Response from Deborah H | Reviewed this property |
We have done two, one was a hop on hop off cruise, which was okay but the one we did this time was the lovers cruise which was an hour long. It was probably our favourite. We sat outside at the back. It is 16 Euros each... More