Booking Fee

Amsterdam: Light Sculptures Small Boat Tour with Gluhwein

$314.14 /group
Info &

About the activity

During the short days and long dark nights in winter, Amsterdam becomes a place of magic and wonder. 20 light artworks will be shown in and around the city’s canals, which you can discover privately onboard a silent electric 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.
  • Private tour
    Avoid crowds with an exclusive experience.
  • Live guiding
  • Duration
    75 minutes
  • Includes
    • 3 different typical Dutch sweets (caramel Dutch waffels, Dutch cookies, and a surprise delicacy)
    • Gluwein (mulled wine) to warm you from the inside out
    • A selection of winter teas to keep you warm
    • Heated seats, blankets, and warm gluhwein
    • Toilets on board
    • Gratuities
Highlights & Description


  • Experience 20 of the art installations directly from the canals.
  • Hear unique insights right from the source, from artists featured over the years
  • Sail on a small boat, getting close to the light sculptures
  • Guided by an artslover. Your captain is not only a guide but a lover of art
  • Private atmosphere. Enjoy this tour with your lover or a small group of friends.


Set off on a small boat tour including gluhwein (mulled wine), a panoramic view of the city, and a front-row seat to wonderful art exhibitions. Your agile boat will allow you to get up close to many of these magical installations.

Your guide has been following this festival closely for the last 5 years and knows all of its ins and outs. With your guide, you can discuss the artist’s inspiration, including what moves them and what they wanted to express through their works. You can share ideas, insights, and opinions, and can hopefully walk away from this experience more inspired, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic about art and what it offers.

Good to know before you go
  • Make sure you dress warmly
  • There are no toilets on board the vessel
  • Gratuities are optional and not included
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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. What is a private tour?
Private tours offer more advantages and benefits than regular tours. You will have your own private guide for the duration of the tour. You can also customize the itinerary to your specific interests and needs.
4. 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
    15-99 years
  • Youth
    5-14 years
  • Children
    0-4 years
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