Amsterdam Open Boat Tour: Explore Canals with Live Guide & Unlimited Drinks
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Amsterdam
Experience Amsterdam from the water on an open boat tour. Sail the canals, listen to a live guide, and enjoy unlimited drinks. Book your tickets now!
Duration: 1 hour
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Boat Amsterdam - The 1-hour cruise departs in front of the Hermitage Museum.

Please note that the following sights are examples of what we might pass by. Routes may vary due to traffic, constructions etc.

  • The Amstel - The Amstel
  • Anne Frank House - Anne Frank House
  • Dutch National Opera & Ballet - Dutch National Opera & Ballet
  • Red Light District - Red Light District
  • Magere Brug - Magere Brug
  • Herengracht - Herengracht
  • Prinsengracht - Prinsengracht
  • Boerejongens Coffeeshop Center - Boerejongens Coffeeshop Center
  • The Jordaan - The Jordaan
  • Amsterdam Cheese Museum - Amsterdam Cheese Museum
  • Amsterdam Cheese Company - Amsterdam Cheese Company
  • Museum of the Canals - Museum of the Canals
  • Cromhout House - Cromhout House
  • Huis Bartolotti - Museumhuis Bartolotti
  • Westerkerk - Westerkerk
  • Westertoren - Westertoren
  • Niek Engelschmanbrug - Niek Engelschmanbrug
  • Houseboat Museum - Houseboat Museum
  • Amsterdam Canal Ring - Amsterdam Canal Ring
  • Spiegelkwartier - Spiegelkwartier
  • Amsterdam Icebar - Xtracold Icebar
  • Munt Tower (Munttoren) - Munt Tower
  • Rokin - Rokin
  • Memorial to Koningin Wilhemina - Memorial to Koningin Wilhemina
  • The Bulldog The First Coffeeshop - The Bulldog Amsterdam
  • Our Lord in the Attic Museum Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder - Museum Ons’Lieve Heer Op Solder
  • Brouwerij de Prael - Brouwerij de Prael
  • Weeping Tower - Weeping Tower
  • NEMO Science Museum - NEMO Science Museum
  • Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum - Het Scheepvaartmuseum
  • Architecture Centre of Amsterdam - Arcam
  • Waterlooplein Market - Waterlooplein Market
  • Hortus Botanicus - Hortus Botanicus
  • Montelbaanstoren - Montelbaanstoren
  • Leprozenpoort - Leprozenpoort
  • Museum Het Rembrandthuis - Museum Het Rembrandthuis
What's Included
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Local guide
  • 100% electric boats
  • Toilet
  • Unlimited Heineken beer, wines and soft drinks
What's Not Included
  • Food
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Additional Information

Hop onto one of our cozy vessels. Drift along the waterways and view Amsterdam serenely from the canal.

Our skilled skipper will ensure your canal voyage is the highlight of your trip! Guiding you through Amsterdam’s waterways, the captain will share fascinating facts and stories you’ve always wanted to explore. Experience Amsterdam like never before from our vessel, peacefully cruising along the city’s most picturesque canals, the Amstel River, the seven bridges and the iconic Skinny Bridge. As you soak in the sights, sip on the complimentary beverages on board, as our captain engages you with entertaining tales about Amsterdam.

Kindly specify your desired date and time to examine the different ticket packages.

Anticipating to greet you on board for a captivating cruise on our open boats!

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Our crew speaks both Dutch and English
  • Please note that the itinerary provided is just an example. Routes may vary due to traffic, construction works, and weather conditions
  • In case of bad weather we provide umbrella’s or poncho’s. In some cases of bad weather or season we might use a covered boat. In case the tour is cancelled by the operator, you will be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • Please note that our boats are open in summer. In spring and in fall the boats can be open or covered, depending on weather. And in winter they will be covered and we will have heated seats.
Location
Amstel 51F
Amstel
The boating dock in front of the H'ART Museum. Formerly known as the Hermitage Museum.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
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184leoniec
Feb 25, 2024
Lovely tour!! Highly recommend x - The views were amazing! We took lots of lovely photos. The guides, Michael & Olaf, were a great laugh and very friendly. Worth the money. A great way to see the city. Both guides on the boat were happy to answer all questions from everyone :) wide range of drinks: beer, soft drinks, hot drinks & wine. Unfortunately, only thing I would like to see changed is a wider variety of alcoholic drinks (spirits)!! would highly recommend though 100% :))
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Daisy_b1984
Feb 25, 2024
Floating with Lex and Pepin - Thank you sailor Pepin and tour guide Lex! We had a great time at our 1 hour trip, nevertheless the rain. Luckily we had heated seats and most of all a great way to get to know interesting stories about Amsterdam. A great way to add some extra to our friends bachelorette!
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Becky_k
Feb 25, 2024
Must do! - Wonderful evening Canal cruise. We had Captain Michel and Felix as our guide and both kept us entertained and informed! Beer and wine was readily available and don’t be put off by bad weather as there is a Perspex canopy that can be added to the boat! Highly recommend
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Petra
Feb 21, 2024
A leisurely canal tour with great information about the sights - Boat arrived in time and we were immediately welcomed aboard . Friendly crew who doubled as good tour guides. Definitely knowledgeable and a nice way to see the sights.
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Luciafly
Feb 21, 2024
100% recommend :) - Well worth the price, beautiful to see Amsterdam from the canals. Lovely knowledgeable captain & host. Also very accommodating and let us rearrange our booking at last minute due to our flight being delayed.
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Tiar348
Feb 20, 2024
A wonderful MUST DO experience! - We had a great time on the boat on february 13th! Our guides (Bart & Maut i believe they were called) were great! They were super informative, friendly, funny and kept us topped up on our drinks throughout the hour. Although raining and under the boat cover, visibility was still good and we could still all the sights we were learning about. They were happy to answer our couple questions and always had interesting facts about the city to share. After the tour we even asked about a restaurant recommendation and I have to say we were recommended a great one, one of our guides favourites. The tour was a lovely thing to experience in the city and had us wanting to do it again. Highly recommend this canal tour!
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Lindseymt8840wd
Feb 20, 2024
Lovely experience in Amsterdam - Loved the canal boat tour with unlimited drinks. The hosts were lovely and friendly. We arrived slightly late and to our disappointment, the boat had actually set off. But when the hosts saw us, they actually reversed the boat and came back for us. So pleased they did as well thoroughly enjoyed the hour. Saw some lovely parts of Amsterdam, learnt so much from the tour guide. The drinks were good and plentiful and made friends on board as well. Would definitely recommend this boat ride.
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Cfederation11
Feb 20, 2024
Great - Remi and Kevin were great hosts and very knowledgeable about the area and warm and welcoming. Would recommend this tour. You won't be disappointed.
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Rachel_t
Feb 19, 2024
Fun, fab, comfy small group tour - There are so many boat tours out there… If you are deciding which one to go with choose this one 😁 it was a smaller group than the others I saw on the river. Unlimited drinks mean just that… ask for a top up of wine or another can of Heineken and it’s done. The seats were heated which was great on a cold winters day, blankets available and really accommodating and helpful if you have a child in a buggy. Our guide was called Sunil and he made it fun, lots of funny stories with a great sense of humour. Lots of laughs had and we really enjoyed this cruise. Didn’t want to get off. Highly recommended!!
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Jack_r
Feb 19, 2024
PERFECt! - Jasmine was excellent ! She not only provided detailed history on the city and it’s origins, but she was educated on many subjects beyond the canal! Thank you so much Jasmine, you are the best!
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