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Amsterdam Canal Cruise

Enjoy an hour-long cruise of Amsterdam’s iconic canals.

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What's included

  • Admission e-ticket for the canal cruise Amsterdam.
  • Individual audio headset included with each Amsterdam canal cruise.
  • Day return train e-ticket from any station in the Netherlands to Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Canal Cruise

Take in the stunning sights of the Dutch capital on board an Amsterdam canal cruise. Made up of 165 canals and stretching for over 100 kilometers, Amsterdam’s grachtengordel is a recognized UNESCO World Heritage sight. Discover Amsterdam’s true beauty from the water with an Amsterdam canal cruise.

Amsterdam’s best angle

Experiencing a canal cruise in Amsterdam is one of the best ways to get to know the charming canal city. The Amsterdam canal cruise is the perfect introduction to many of Amsterdam’s main sights and landmarks. Floating along a canal cruise below street level offers an enchanting perspective on Amsterdam’s signature 17 th -century architecture. Admire the majestic façades of the narrow merchant houses, beautiful churches and the iconic Magere Brug (‘Skinny Bridge’). Don’t forget to catch a glimpse through the iconic Seven Bridges – a sight only visible from the water.

Canals through the ages

Throughout history, Amsterdam’s iconic canal network has served a multitude of different purposes. On an Amsterdam canal cruise, learn about the canals of the Middle Ages, whose purposes were water management and city defense. Or be transported to the Dutch Golden Age, where the intricate canal system bought merchant trade to the capital. With an informational headset available in 18 languages, learn all about canal history onboard an Amsterdam canal cruise.

Venice of the North

Thanks to the sheer amount of picturesque canals, Amsterdam is often nicknamed ‘Venice of the North’. In fact, more than a quarter of the city today is made up of navigable waterways. Discover Amsterdam’s famous Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht canals and admire its historic bridges from another angle with a canal cruise. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or frequent traveler, the city is nothing short of magical when seen from the water. Book an Amsterdam canal cruise today and experience the magic for yourself.

Special terms and conditions

  • Special offer is available until January 31, 2021.
  • Amsterdam canal cruise e-tickets are valid until January 31, 2021.
  • Promotion includes a day return e-ticket to Amsterdam.
  • Valid from 9:00 a.m. Monday through Friday; all day Saturday and Sunday. Not valid on King's Day, April 27 and May 1, 2, 3.
  • Tickets cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. No refunds.
  • Not valid on Thalys train Amsterdam-Paris, not valid on Eurostar, valid with an Intercity Direct supplement between Schiphol and Rotterdam & ICE International.

Useful information


Prins Hendrikkade 25 1012 TM Amsterdam

Opening hours:

Daily every 20-30 minutes First departure: 10.00am Last departure: 9.00pm



More details:

Amsterdam Canal Cruise website

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