Booking Fee
From $22.45
$15.99 /person
Info &

About the activity

Discover beautiful Amsterdam from a unique perspective during an enchanting cruise through Amsterdam's canals. See the Anne Frank House, the Rijksmuseum, and other notable landmarks from the boat.

  • Free cancellation
    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
  • Instant confirmation & Mobile tickets
    Receive your ticket right away. Use your phone or print your voucher.
  • Audio guide
    Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
  • Live guiding
    Dutch, English (depends on selected option)
  • Start times - Available tomorrow
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, 10:00 AM, 10:30 AM +30 more
  • Duration
    1 hour - 75 minutes
  • Includes
    • 1-hour Amsterdam canal cruise with departure from the central station or 75-minute Amsterdam canal cruise with departure from Rijksmuseum
    • Audio guide over the speakers
    • Headphones
Highlights & Description


  • Learn about the vibrant history of Amsterdam from its historic waterways
  • Admire the old boatyards and warehouses from the city's so-called Golden Age
  • Cruise the Canal Belt and see monuments such as the Westerkerk and Anne Frank House
  • Compare the modern architecture of the IJ lake with the old houses of the city center
  • Sail around the Amsterdam-Noord district and discover its fashionable elements


Learn about Amsterdam’s vibrant history on its historic waterways on a 1-hour canal cruise that takes in more than 100 highlights. Listen to the on-board commentary about the city’s emergence in the 13th century and the merchants of the Dutch East India Company that led to the so-called Golden Age.

Experience Amsterdam and board the boat by Stromma Central Station or Stromma Rijksmuseum in the city center, and set sail from the IJ waterfront. See the city’s modern architecture as you cruise around the southernmost part of fashionable Amsterdam-Noord. The sights you see depend on the departure point and the boat route may vary.

Sail past old warehouses, dockyards, and boatyards. Cruise under enchanting bridges from the past and present. Watch the centuries merge as you experience Amsterdam in its purest form, as a seaport.

Along the way, you will pass many of Amsterdam’s most famous monuments, and discover why UNESCO declared the city’s canals a World Heritage Site.

Good to know before you go
  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • Canal Cruise from Rijksmuseum takes 75 minutes
  • Canal Cruise from Damrak takes 60 minutes
Meeting point

Departure from Damrak Pier 5

Departure from the Rijksmuseum

Departure from Central Station

Reviews & Ratings

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the cancellation policy for this activity?
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
2. When will I receive the confirmation of my booking?
You will receive an email notification right after your successful payment. If you don't see it in your inbox, check your spam or junk mail folder. When the payment is completed you have the option to download your ticket directly.
3. Are mobile tickets enough or do I have to print them?
Tickets don't need to be printed. You can show your ticket from your smartphone as a PDF.
  • Adult
    13-99 years
  • Children
    4-12 years
  • Infant
    0-3 years
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