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Amsterdam: City Canal Cruise

Amsterdam: City Canal Cruise

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From US$ 25.45 US$ 16.55 per person

See Amsterdam at its most picturesque on a 1 hour 15 minute canal cruise. You’ll discover the city’s historical center, the skinny bridge, the Golden Bend, and much more!

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 75 minutes
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Audio guide included
Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Turkish, English, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Hindi, Indonesian, Arabic, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Korean


  • Enjoy a canal cruise through Amsterdam
  • Discover the city’s historical center, including the Skinny Bridge, the Golden Bend and more
  • See the sights of Amsterdam from its famous waterways on a canal cruise
Full description
Amsterdam is best seen from the water, and on this 1 hour 15 minute canal cruise you’ll experience the best of this historical city. You’ll come across new buildings, bridges, and much more in a city that’s rooted in history but continues to change. The Amsterdam City Canal Cruise offers you fantastic views of the 17th-century buildings lining the canals and also shows off the growing 21st-century city that Amsterdam has become. You’ll see Amsterdam the way it really is – from the Golden Bend to Overhoeks, the city’s newest quarter, and from the Music Building in the harbor to the VOC ship, the Amsterdam.
  • 75-minute City Canal Cruise along the UNESCO world heritage canals
  • Snackbox (if option selected)
  • Drinks (cannot be purchased on the boat)
  • Seat reservations
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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4.4 /5

based on 4433 reviews

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It was a nice boat trip with plenty of information. View can be somewhat limited due to the roof and windows, particularly if sitting towards the aisle. Voice computer for multilingual explanations needed to be restarted once. But the captain provided lots of information in the meantime, and did also provide additional information thourhout the trip. The boat had a comfortable standard, with toilet as well. Rain protection was given. The roof is open during dry weather.

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July 29, 2021

It was enjoyable. The staff was awesome. Very friendly and accommodating. If you want good pictures, you must have a seat next to an open window. Otherwise, all the bars surrounding windows get in the way of good photo opportunities. We went on a warm sunny day and the sun was beating down on us. It started to get uncomfortable. Bring a hat if it’s sunny.

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July 21, 2021

Well done route, captain - SUPER! It is very welcoming and friendly, which lifts the mood and the series of houses of wonderful architecture seems even more beautiful and leaves just a fabulous impression of Amsterdam. Ron and Nel in the form of a cheerful dialogue told interesting stories about Amsterdam and its inhabitants. Loved the tour and attractive price

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March 4, 2020

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