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Amsterdam: City Canal Cruise

Amsterdam: City Canal Cruise

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From US$ 23.45 US$ 15.25 per person

Discover the unique atmosphere of Amsterdam at night during this evening canal cruise. Thousands of lights illuminate the bridges and iconic canal houses and give the city an almost magical appearance.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 1 hour in advance to receive a full refund
Duration 75 minutes
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Audio guide included
Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Turkish, Czech, Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Portuguese, Polish, Croatian, English, 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

Discover the best of Amsterdam on a canal cruise. Admire old and new buildings, bridges, and much more in a city that’s rooted in history but continues to change. Hear about the city from your audio guide.

Take in views of the 17th-century buildings lining the canals, as well as the cosmopolitan 21st-century city that Amsterdam has become. See the many sides of the city from the Golden Bend to Overhoeks, the city’s newest quarter, and from the Music Building in the harbor to the VOC ship.

Add an optional snack box to your cruise for something to munch on as you see the sights. Listen to your personal audio guide while on board, with commentary in 20 languages and complimentary headphones. The little ones will love the special "freshwater pirate" kids audio commentary and their own goody bag to enjoy on the boat.

  • Canal cruise
  • Snackbox (if option selected)
  • Drinks and snacks (can be purchased in the ticket office prior boarding)
  • Seat reservations

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based on 5132 reviews

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You only know how nice it is Amsterdam seen by the canal view when your there. It is amazing the live within the channels, the amount of boats, the houses seen from bellow, and when going through the waterfront you really understand the bases of the city and how everything goes around and through this channels. The tour boat is good, and the voice comments interesting to better understand what you are seeing. Oh, and it is a good way to rest your legs for the next walk. If boat could be a kind of crowded if your looking for something more custom fit.

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June 20, 2022

Typical canal cruise with recycled in ear headphones, so hoping no one had ear infections, captain steered the boat well and the sights were good but the english commentary was done by an American couple who said they had lived in Amsterdam for 60 years but couldn't pronounce Dutch names to save their lives. Otherwise enjoyable

April 24, 2022

The cruise it self was good.The view from the canal is beautifull.The crew didn't understands what kind off vaucher we had on the mobile.When we arrived we hardly find a place to sit and in the end off the cruise he asked why we sit in the only place founded.

April 10, 2022

Product ID: 8271