See the sights of Amsterdam’s famous seaport on a 1-hour canal cruise. Discover why the canals of Amsterdam have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and compare contemporary architecture with the boatyards and warehouses of the Golden Age.
What to Expect
Learn the vibrant history of Amsterdam from its historic waterways on a 1-hour canal cruise that takes in more than 100 highlights!
Board the boat at Prins Hendrikkade in the city center, and set sail from the IJ waterfront. The on board commentary will explain the city’s emergence in the 13th century, to the merchants of the Dutch East India Company that led to the so-called “Golden Age.”
See some of today’s modern architecture as you cruise around the southernmost part of fashionable Amsterdam-Noord. 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 it purest form - as a seaport.
Along the way, you will past many of Amsterdam’s most famous monuments, and discover why UNESCO declared the city’s canals a World Heritage Site.
- 1-hour canal cruise
- On board commentary
- Free Wi-Fi on the mooring
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Gray Line pier 5 on Damrak, near Amsterdam Central Station. Look out for the Gray Line branded boats for this cruise.
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Know Before You Go
• The canal cruise runs every 15 minutes from 09:00 to 18:00 and every 30 minutes from 18:00 to 22:00