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Luxury Canal Cruise in Open-Air Boat - Small-Group - Departure Anne Frank HouseDay Cruises

Luxury Canal Cruise in Open-Air Boat - Small-Group - Departure Anne Frank House

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Glide through Amsterdam's canals in style and comfort aboard a luxury open-air boat with no windows or walls between you and the sights. Settle into comfy cushioned seats, and warm up with provided blankets and a drink from the cash bar if the weather is chilly. The cruise departs multiple times daily from the Anne Frank House, so it's easy to fit into most sightseeing itineraries.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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Open boat tour - All drinks included - 60 Minutes - Live guideDay Cruises

Open boat tour - All drinks included - 60 Minutes - Live guide

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The best way to explore the UNESCO-listed Amsterdam Canal Ring is indisputably by boat. Get a different perspective of the Dutch capital while avoiding the crowds on land during this relaxing canal cruise that, unlike other similar tours, includes unlimited Heineken beer, wine, and soft drinks for a budget-friendly price. Plus, several departure times throughout the day mean you can slot the cruise into almost any schedule.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Blue Boat Company Amsterdam City Canal CruiseDay Cruises

Blue Boat Company Amsterdam City Canal Cruise

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Absorb the canal-front sights of Amsterdam on a leisurely 75-minute sightseeing cruise. Take a seat in a comfortable, glass-topped boat, and enjoy the views as you glide along the city’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals and listen to the informative audio commentary. Drift by top Amsterdam attractions such as the Anne Frank House and City Hall, and drink in the gabled townhouses, bridges and leafy canalsides from the peaceful vantage point of the water. A relaxing way to get to know the pretty Dutch capital for first-time visitors.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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Amsterdam Combo: XtraCold Icebar & 1-Hour Canal CruiseDay Cruises

Amsterdam Combo: XtraCold Icebar & 1-Hour Canal Cruise

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Head to Amsterdam Icebar Xtracold, where you’re treated to a welcome drink plus two Smirnoff cocktails or Heineken beers — your choice —while relaxing in a frosty bar where everything, even your drinking glass, is made of ice! Continue this totally ‘cool’ experience by taking a canal sightseeing cruise on a luxury glass-topped boat. It’s the best way to see Amsterdam’s top highlights.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal Cruise and Heineken Experience Day Cruises

Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal Cruise and Heineken Experience

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Combine two Amsterdam essentials in one day with a canal cruise and skip-the-line admission to the Heineken Experience. Board a comfortable boat and admire the sights along Amsterdam’s UNESCO World Heritage canals on a 75-minute cruise. Waft by lovely canal houses, bridges and churches; and savor this delightful quarter from the water. Complement your cruise with fast-track entry to the Heineken Experience at the beer’s former Amsterdam brewery. See the vintage brewery equipment and learn about the production process on an interactive journey that finishes with a free beer tasting.
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  • 3 hours 10 minutes
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  • 3 hours 10 minutes

Amsterdam Sightseeing Canal Cruise by Semi-Open BoatDay Cruises

Amsterdam Sightseeing Canal Cruise by Semi-Open Boat

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Discover hidden corners in Amsterdam’s scenic waterways unreachable by many boats on this canal cruise. Aboard a solar-powered vessel, hear tales with your audio-guide while snapping photos of the historical waterfront sights. Pass highlights such as the Anne Frank House and the Golden Bend district with its grand manor houses. A variety of departure times makes this a convenient sightseeing activity.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Amsterdam 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Central StationDay Cruises

Amsterdam 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Central Station

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Discover the beautiful city of Amsterdam, known as the ‘Venice of the North,’ from the water on this sightseeing cruise. After reserving your preferred departure time, skip past any lines and set off on the UNESCO-listed waterways aboard a glass-topped canal boat. Glide under pretty bridges, past 17th-century buildings and landmarks like the Anne Frank House, and learn about the city’s history from the audio guide. Upgrade your canal cruise with a 1-Day Amsterdam Public Transport ticket which is valid on trams, buses, ferries, and the metro.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Classic Canal Cruise on Salonboat in AmsterdamDay Cruises

Small-Group Classic Canal Cruise on Salonboat in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam’s UNESCO-listed canals are the postcard star of the Dutch capital, and a canal cruise is the quintessential experience for first-time visitors. Glide down the waterways on a traditional salonboat on this small-group cruise, and admire landmarks like the Anne Frank House, the Rijksmuseum and Amsterdam Opera House.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Amsterdam Combo: Heineken Experience & 1-Hour Canal CruiseDay Cruises

Amsterdam Combo: Heineken Experience & 1-Hour Canal Cruise

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Combine two of Amsterdam’s top-selling experiences and save money with a Super Saver Heineken Experience and canal cruise package—a convenient and budget-friendly choice that’s ideal for first-time visitors. Guarantee your entry to the often sold-out Heineken Experience by booking in advance and get unobstructed views of Amsterdam’s UNESCO-listed waterways, without the crowds on land, during a canal cruise—a quintessential Amsterdam experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Amsterdam Canal Cruise in Classic River Boat With Drinks & Dutch CheeseDay Cruises

Amsterdam Canal Cruise in Classic River Boat With Drinks & Dutch Cheese

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Cruise down the famous canals of Amsterdam during this 75-minute boat tour. Hop aboard the classic wooden saloon boat and sit back and enjoy the beautiful city pass you by. See landmarks while nibbling on Dutch cheese and having a drink.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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Small-Group Evening Canal Cruise - Live Guided - Drinks available on boardDay Cruises

Small-Group Evening Canal Cruise - Live Guided - Drinks available on board

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On our 1 hour evening cruise you will explore Amsterdam, its famous landmarks, culture, and rich trading history whilst relaxing on our (covered) 100% electric luxury boat. At night all the bridges light up in the city so it will feel like sailing through a fairytale. The cruise will be done with a small group of people, so expect an interactive tour, with enough space for questions and any needed recommendations for your further stay in Amsterdam.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour
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Amsterdam 90-Minute Private Family Canal Cruise Day Cruises

Amsterdam 90-Minute Private Family Canal Cruise

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Explore the canals of Amsterdam on a boat cruise that takes you past the top landmarks in this beautiful city. Hear informative commentary from the captain during your tour, which can be customized to your interests. Soak in the sights and charms of the canals while learning about the Dutch capital’s history and modern-day attractions. This relaxing tour provides a perfect introduction to Amsterdam and gives you tips on places to visit later on your own, plus it is longer than most canal tours of the same nature.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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City Canal Cruise with Bar on board - Departure Anne Frank HouseDay Cruises

City Canal Cruise with Bar on board - Departure Anne Frank House

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Amsterdam is a a canal city so see it the best way possible: from the water. Aboard a well-equipped boat, cruise through the city's canals, soaking up the sights, while your skipper and hostess provides background information about each of the landmarks.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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Blue Boat Company City Canal Cruise and RijksmuseumDay Cruises

Blue Boat Company City Canal Cruise and Rijksmuseum

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Experience a canal cruise and the treasures of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum in one day with this money-saving, combination ticket. Drink in the sights of Amsterdam’s UNESCO-protected canals on a 75-minute cruise, passing stately 17th-century townhouses, bridges, churches and tree-lined cobbled streets. Couple your cruise with skip-the-line access to the spectacular Rijksmuseum, a showcase of Dutch art and history from the Middle Ages to the present. Breeze past the main entrance lines and explore the collections as you wish, seeing masterpieces such as Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ and fascinating exhibitions on Dutch history.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Amsterdam Canal Cruise by Small Open Boat from Anne Frank HouseDay Cruises

Amsterdam Canal Cruise by Small Open Boat from Anne Frank House

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Step aboard a small, environmentally-friendly boat to cruise the canals of Amsterdam on this 1-hour tour. Larger boats can't navigate the tiniest and most picturesque canals; booking a tour on this small-capacity open-top boat means you'll get the best possible experience and see sights off the beaten path. Listen to guided commentary on the city's architecture and history, a small group tour means you'll have plenty of time to ask questions.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Amsterdam Canal Cruise with Recorded CommentaryDay Cruises

Amsterdam Canal Cruise with Recorded Commentary

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From the peaceful atmosphere of a luxury, glass-enclosed boat, enjoy the highlights of Amsterdam along its UNESCO-listed canals during this cruise. Hear narrated commentary on the sites along the way, including the Anne Frank House, the Golden Bend, the National Maritime Museum, and the Skinny Bridge. With a variety of departure times available, this picturesque and comprehensive overview by water is easy to fit into your day of sightseeing.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour
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Amsterdam Small-Group Canal Cruise Plus Snacks and DrinksDay Cruises

Amsterdam Small-Group Canal Cruise Plus Snacks and Drinks

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Do you want to experience Amsterdam in a more authentic way? Step aboard on our beautiful large luxury sloop with enough space for everyone and discover the city like a real explorer. We’ll welcome you on our stylish, electric sloop with unlimited drinks and delicious Dutch snacks and we will also stop at one of Amsterdams best boat catering to pick up real Amsterdam 'bitterballen'. So lean back, relax en listen to our amazing stories about the secrets of Amsterdam. During our tour there is always a lot of interaction between the guests and our captain, because we always have a maximum of 12 guests aboard. This guarantees you a personal and amazing experience in the historical city of Amsterdam. You will cherish memories that you won't forget. Of course children are welcome! Did you know that in 2019 Amsterdam experience cruise became one of the most popular and best reviewed Airbnb experiences? We are currently number 3 in the world with the most positive reviews and bookings
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
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Private Champagne Cruise in AmsterdamDay Cruises

Private Champagne Cruise in Amsterdam

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Sip Champagne as you glide along Amsterdam’s UNESCO-listed canals on a private, 1.5-hour salon boat cruise. Board a classic, electric 1920s salon boat with a private captain at the helm, and enjoy the sophisticated atmosphere as you explore the delightful De Jordaan neighborhood. Cruise the flower-lined waterways past 17th-century merchants’ houses, bridges and churches; and hear about the area’s history and landmarks. Along the way, celebrate the occasion with a complimentary glass of Champagne and unlimited free drinks from the open bar. Choose from different departure times during the day.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Amsterdam Evening Canal CruiseDay Cruises

Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise

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Cruising around Amsterdam’s canals is a quintessential experience for visitors to the city. With this tour, see the city at its most magical as you set sail on an evening cruise. Glide past the lively waterfront bars and cafés, spot illuminated landmarks such as Amsterdam Centraal Station and the Anne Frank House, and admire the glittering city skyline from the water.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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Canal Cruise and Walking Tour Layover - AmsterdamDay Cruises

Canal Cruise and Walking Tour Layover - Amsterdam

When your flight lands in Amsterdam, avoiding wasting layover time and head out to explore the city on this tour. Take to the canals on a sightseeing cruise and enjoy sweeping views from your vantage point on the water. Have time for an informative city walking tour. With round-trip travel from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol plus hand luggage storage included, you can relax and explore Amsterdam with ease.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Amsterdam Combo: Madame Tussauds & 1-Hour Canal CruiseDay Cruises

Amsterdam Combo: Madame Tussauds & 1-Hour Canal Cruise

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Maximize your time in the heart of Amsterdam with a trip to Madame Tussauds followed by a one-hour cruise through some of Amsterdam’s many canals. First, explore Madame Tussauds’ collection of life-like celebrities and historical figures. Then enjoy the city's 17th-century houses, bridges, churches and cobblestone streets from the unique perspective of a canal boat. Save time and money by booking these experiences together.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Canal cruise - Small partly covered boat - 60 Minutes - Live guideDay Cruises

Canal cruise - Small partly covered boat - 60 Minutes - Live guide

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The combination of foot, bike, car and bus traffic on the cobblestone streets of Amsterdam can be overwhelming, so experience Amsterdam in peace from the water. Experience the city’s waterways from a unique vantage point on this canal tour while a local guide gives you insight on the history and architecture of this beautiful city. Get a great price when you book this cruise online.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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Sebi Boat ToursDay Cruises

Sebi Boat Tours

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We are Sebi Boat Tours, two true Amsterdammers who want to share their love for this beautiful city. With our 100% electric boat which is open on sunny days and closed on rainy and windy days and has a toilet, we will provide a 2 hour intimate canal tour. We will pass all the highlights Amsterdam has to offer including the world famous canal belt, The Jordaan, The red light district, the river Amstel, the maritime area and places, where big tour boats cannot go. On the way we will make a stop at Amsterdam's best boat caterer, childhood friends of ours, to pick up some traditional Dutch snacks while you enjoy a wide variety of complementary drinks. All this while Captain Sebi will pass on his years of knowledge of the city and canals, on current events and Amsterdam people in Dutch, English and German!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Amsterdam Combo: Red Light Secrets Museum & 1-Hour Canal CruiseDay Cruises

Amsterdam Combo: Red Light Secrets Museum & 1-Hour Canal Cruise

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Save yourself any travel hassle, and purchase tickets to two popular Amsterdam attractions before you arrive. By booking both simultaneously, you’ll save nearly a quarter on admission costs. First, explore Amsterdam’s picturesque waterways on a canal cruise, which will whisk you past many of the city’s key landmarks and historical merchant houses. Then, learn the stories behind the city’s notorious Red Light District when you visit Red Light Secrets, a one-of-a-kind local museum.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
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