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Amsterdam: Evening Canal Cruise

Activity provider: Tours & Tickets

Amsterdam: Evening Canal Cruise

Activity provider: Tours & Tickets
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From US$ 21.75 per person

Likely to sell out

Discover another side to Amsterdam as you explore the city from the canalside by the light of the night sky on a 1-hour cruise.

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Duration 1 hour
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Dutch, English
Audio guide included
Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Catalan, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Korean


  • Experience Amsterdam from a different perspective with spectacular views and photo opportunities
  • Enjoy the romance and illuminated sights of Amsterdam’s UNESCO-listed canals by night
  • Learn about the city’s history and the Golden Age period from the onboard commentary
  • Pass top Amsterdam attractions such as the Anne Frank House, Golden Bend and Westerkerk
  • Access a GPS audio guide in 19 different languages (Canal Cruise)
Full description

Experience Amsterdam from a different perspective with a boat cruise along the city's canals at night. Discover picturesque canal houses, colorful neighborhoods, and historic monuments as you cruise through the city center.

Sit back and relax as you tour through the historic canal district and admire the beauty of Amsterdam. Learn about the city with an onboard audio commentary available in 19 different languages.

Enjoy advantageous views from inside the boat with sliding windows and panoramic rooftops so you don’t miss a single thing. Have your camera ready as you travel through the famous canals, which are part of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list.

Watch as the streets are lit up and lively, the buildings illuminated by warm, bright lights and the little terraces packed with people unwinding after a day’s work. The cruise lasts around 1 hour and takes you past some of the city’s most fascinating sites.

  • 1-hour evening canal cruise
  • Views of the city's most fascinating sights
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Check in at LOVERS Canal Cruises, located at Prins Hendrikkade 25, in front of central station of Amsterdam. Present your voucher to join the tour.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Children aged 3 years or younger go free of charge (provided they do not occupy their own seat)
    • Child age: 4-13 years
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.2 /5

    based on 833 reviews

    Review summary

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    The canal cruise itself is great - especially in the dark with the light show. The only bad thing was that we didn't leave on time with so many people, although many had a reservation. That's stupid if you have reserved another appointment afterwards. Admission should be in two queues after reservation and pre-sale! Unfortunately there was no German language, although I ordered it. Then I took English

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    January 6, 2023

    The evening canal cruise was very nice, you could see the illuminated houses and bridges well from the boat (outdoor space) and you could listen to information in all different languages through headphones. The start and end point is very centrally located and I felt safe there even as a solo traveler in the dark in the evenings, as there were a lot of people out and about there.

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    November 6, 2022

    It was very interesting to see all of the history that still exists. The audio guide was great and offered in a variety of languages. I rated this as 4 starts rather than 5 because, it was difficult to see some of the buildings the night I went, may just be because it was dark. I think it would definitely be worth paying more and doing the cruise during the day.

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    November 4, 2022

    Product ID: 317847