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Amsterdam Hop-on, Hop-off Canal Cruise

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"Great experience!" elsie l jordan


  • The Hop-On, Hop-Off Canal Bus allows you to plan your perfect Amsterdam Sightseeing itinerary
  • Your pass is valid until 12pm the following day
  • Multi lingual commentary is offered on board


An excellent way to explore Amsterdam is to take a cruise down its various waterways.

The Canal Bus, a hop-on-hop-off cruise, is interesting and informative – as you glide past Amsterdam’s major landmarks, listen to commentary on board.

There is a regular service along three routes with about 14 stops near major museums, shopping areas and attractions. You can join, and disembark wherever you like. Some of the landmarks you may see are: Anne Frank House, Rijksmuseum, Artis Zoo and Rembrandt House.

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This is a hop-on-hop-off tour of Amsterdam on the cities "canal bus". You can join the cruise from the various pick up spots throughout the city, and disembark at any point. There is a regular service along three routes with fourteen stops located near the major museums, shopping areas and attractions. On board there are interesting commentaries on Amsterdam. Your day pass is valid on the Green, Red and Blue Line until 12 noon the next day. Hop on, hop off all day long.

The Canal Bus Day Pass is valid for the following stops:

• Rijksmuseum
• Leidesplein
• Westerplak/Keizergracht
• Anne Frank House
• Central Station East
• City Hall
• Maritime Museum
• Artis Zoo
• Tropenmuseum
• Rembrandt House
• Gassan Diamonds
• Rembrandtplein
• Central Station West

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  • Great experience!

    Great way to see Amsterdam....

    Elsie L Jordan
  • Convenience and ease of travel

    Thanks to our canal vouchers my friends and I were able to connect to see the Rijksmuseum coming from different times and places in Amsterdam. We agreed to meet at CEntrum...

    Joan S Loos
  • A Fun and Interesting Way to Tour Amsterdam

    The boats were clean and comfortable. We always had a seat, never had to stand. It was a fun way to see so many of the wonderful sights of Amsterdam. This was our third...

    Rochelle Buckholdt
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

20 Mar - 25 Oct: Daily


Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours. A full loop takes around 1 hour

Start time

Canal Bus operates between 0900h (9:00am) and 1900h (7:00pm)
Duration: Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours. A full loop takes around 1 hour

Meeting point

Any of the 14 stops located throughout the city

Ending point

Any of the 14 stops located throughout the city

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  • Unlimited use of the Canal Bus until 1200h the next day
  • Recorded commentary in English, French, German, and Spanish on the Canal Bus


  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

Please note

Your booking voucher can be redeemed at any of the 14 stops throughout the city.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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