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    City Sightseeing Amsterdam Hop-On, Hop-Off & Light Festival Cruise

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    Activity Schedule

    • When does it run?

      Hop-on, Hop-off tour: Daily

      Cruise: Daily (30 Nov 2023 – 21 Jan 2024)

    • Duration

      Hop-on, Hop-off tour: Valid for 24 hours

      Cruise: 60 min

    • Start time

      Hop-on, Hop-off tour: 10am to 5pm

      Cruise: 5pm to 9:45pm, every 15 min (Choose your preferred timeslot while booking)

    • Meeting Point

      Hop-on, Hop-off tour: Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start the tour. The first stop is Central Station / Lovers Boat Company.

      Cruise: Make your way to Prins Hendrikkade 25, 1012 TM

    • Ending Point

      Hop-on, Hop-off tour: Hop off at any of the stops

      Cruise: Same as the starting point

    Key Highlights

    • Enjoy an Amsterdam hop-on, hop-off tour and a magical cruise showcasing beautiful light sculptures
    • Hop off at attractions like the Anne Frank House, Heineken Experience, Rijksmuseum & more!
    • Enjoy convenient travel and take in panoramic views from a double decker, open top bus
    • Savour a multilingual GPS Guide and Free wiFi on the bus
    • Experience the stunning Amsterdam Light Festival from the comfort of a heated boat
    • Observe spectacular light sculptures and projections by international artistes


    Discover the charms of Amsterdam on a fun and flexible hop-on, hop-off tour and experience the stunning Amsterdam Light Festival on a scenic cruise.

    City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off:

    Explore Amsterdam at your own pace for 24 hours with well-placed stops that cover the top attractions of the city. Simply hop on and off at any of the stops to do the things that interest you. Enjoy informative audio commentary on board, available in multiple languages, with free WiFi access.


    • Central Station West / Prins Hendrikkade
    • Passenger Terminal
    • Gassan Diamonds
    • Jewish Cultural Quarter
    • Royal Theatre Carre
    • Heineken Experience

    Light Festival Cruise:

    Experience the mesmerizing beauty of the beautiful light sculptures of the Amsterdam Light Festival on a canal cruise. Admire spectacular light artworks by modern artistes from all over the world and witness Amsterdam transforming into a surreal open-air light museum.

    The route of the cruise ensures that you see all the artworks that are both on the canals and on the quayside. Relax in the comfort of the modern and comfortable heated boats and enjoy the Amsterdam Light Festival with a riveting audio guide.


    • 24 hours Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket
    • Free visit to Gassan Diamonds
    • Free walking tours in the City Sightseeing Amsterdam app
    • Audio Guide in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Hebrew, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Arabic, Turkish, Catalan, Indonesian, Thai
    • FREE WiFi
    • 60 min cruise along light artworks
    • Audio guide in English & Dutch
    • Headphones


    • Entrance to attractions, unless specified

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    Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
    Individual vouchers for each activity will be shared after the booking.
    The date you choose is for the Light Festival Cruise. The hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 12 months.

    Hop-on, Hop-off:
    Timings and stops are subject to change. The updated map will be available on the bus.
    Amsterdam is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

    Light Festival Cruise:
    Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins prior to departure time.
    Pet friendly: No

    Customer Reviews

    • Mrs Smyth
      Good introduction to city

      Great way to get bearings on first visit to a city. Amsterdam is compact and easy once you’ve seen it from the bus. One pointer - need BIG CLEAR signs at actual bus stops - we...

      United Kingdom 02/16/2018
    • Kenneth Finishen

      We had a fantastic time on the tour with Rudolf. Knowledgeable, entertaining and fun...

      Canada 01/09/2018
    • Aleksandra Francombe
      Good value for money

      Hop on /off bus is an ideal solution for old codgers like me who can not walk too far.It was reliable, warm, covered to protect us from the rain and good experience all ...

      United Kingdom 12/05/2017

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