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One-Hour Canal Cruise by Small Boat, Amsterdam

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Key Highlights

  • Cruise the narrow canals of Amsterdam's Canal Belt on board an open-top boat
  • Admire beautiful churches, buildings, the iconic Skinny Bridge and many more city highlights
  • Glide along in a solar-powered boat and access areas that larger boats can’t reach
  • Enjoy the interesting stories told by the captain of the boat about the Amsterdam’s landmarks
  • Cruise across the unique UNESCO World Heritage canal district and admire the city views
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    1 hour

    Start time

    Summer timings: Boats depart between 9:00am and 5:00pm every 30 minutes
    Winter timings: Boats depart between 9:30am and 6:00pm every 30 minutes

    Meeting Point

    Exchange the confirmation voucher for the tickets at Lindbergh office at Damrak 26
    Reach Prins Hendrikkade 25, next to Central Station, 1012 TM Amsterdam, 30 minutes prior to the start of the cruise

    Ending Point

    In front of the restaurant “Loetje”

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Enjoy an hour-long canal cruise along the canals of Amsterdam in a small open-top boat. Amsterdam is a city practically surrounded by water, and the best way to enjoy the charms of Amsterdam is in a cozy little boat which provides access to areas which larger boats cannot reach.

    As you placidly sail along the canals, admire the elegant merchants’ house with the majestic façades and gables, beautiful churches, the iconic Skinny Bridge and much more. Take pictures of Amsterdam’s stunning vistas as the captain of the boat regales you with interesting stories about the city’s landmarks.


    Choose a time slot convenient for you and reach Prins Hendrikkade 25-30 minutes prior to the start time of your cruise. Enjoy a boat cruise through the unique UNESCO World Heritage canal district. Glide silently along the waters in an eco-friendly solar-powered boat.

    Admire the picturesque Amsterdam Canal Ring and enjoy a boat trip through some of the city’s narrowest canals, discovering the hidden corners of this historic city along the way. Take pictures of Amsterdam's stunning vistas, famous canal houses, and colourful house-boats on this one-hour boat cruise. Cruise along the wide channels of the Amstel River in the 17th-century city centre, navigate some of the narrow canals of the infamous Red Light District of De Wallen, and enjoy the beautiful city views that this cruise delivers.

    The one-hour boat cruise ends in front of the restaurant “Loetje”.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Small open boat to cruise the narrowest canals in Amsterdam
    • GPS information in 18 languages
    • Closed roof in case of rain
    • Live commentary by the Captain


    • Meals
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

    Please be at the start point 30 minutes prior to departure at Prins Henrikkade and check in at our office and reserve a timeslot and your seats.

    Cruises operate even in rain. There is a small roof on the boat, and umbrellas are provided in the event of rain.

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    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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