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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
  • 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

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
  • Taking safety measures
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Half Day trip to Zaanse Schans Windmill Village from Amsterdam incl Canal CruiseDay Cruises

Half Day trip to Zaanse Schans Windmill Village from Amsterdam incl Canal Cruise

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This fun, multifaceted tour touches on everything the Dutch are best known for. Visit a windmill village, a clog museum (where you can watch traditional craftsmen work), a cheese farm (samples included), and take a canal cruise. The “100 Highlights” cruise passes many sites and landmarks, including the Anne Frank House, Westerkerk, and more.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

2-Hour Semi Private All-Inclusive Cruise on our Boutique Style boatsDay Cruises

2-Hour Semi Private All-Inclusive Cruise on our Boutique Style boats

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Cruise Amsterdam’s scenic canals in a fully electric boat, while your hosts give you a glimpse into modern Dutch life. Enjoy an open bar with local goodies like craft beer, wines, and nonalcoholic beverages. A snack platter with fruit, cheese, cookies, and sausages is also provided. This peaceful, scenic cruise is a great choice for first-time visitors and those who want to escape the crowds on land.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Luxury Summer Boat Tour with Bar on boardDay Cruises

Luxury Summer Boat Tour with Bar on board

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Board a customized electric boat for a one-of-a-kind cruise on the canals of Amsterdam. Choose your sailing time and relax during a luxurious 1-hour ride on a small, open boat. The narrated tour begins and ends at a convenient location, in front of the Anne Frank House. Blankets and pillows are provided.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Buddha Lounge Boat Amsterdam, Smoke and Cruise in Style 80 min tourDay Cruises

Buddha Lounge Boat Amsterdam, Smoke and Cruise in Style 80 min tour

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Hello Guests from all over world! Let's Get Together as likeminded people with the same attitude towards life and celebrate the moment. Make peace & enjoy life now, rather then later (like our dads and moms did). Note: WE ARE CORONA FREE ZONE Cozy up on our comfy lounge boat, enjoy some drinks & smokes during this 90 minutes social, relax & fun boat ride! Our tolerance and hospitality are granted, you will feel at home. No parental control, rules or any form of stress. Just Relax This is a 420 Friendly Boat Tour. We have a real Hookah/Shisha onboard which you can smoke (additional costs) We are no mainstream guided tour but will tell stories about the city, history and lighthearted fun & facts. We like to listen to what you like to hear, before we tell. Bachelor groups warning: This is a chill boat tour, and do not provide drink parties for bachelor tours. We do not tolerate drunk people or drunk behavior. Only book if you come to smoke & chill or contact us for a private tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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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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Dinner Cruise with Live Music - 4 hours - All InclusiveDay Cruises

Dinner Cruise with Live Music - 4 hours - All Inclusive

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A unique, tasteful, unforgettable, one of a kind and hilarious sing-along 4 hour all inclusive dinner-buffet and drink cruise with live music. Celebrates the traditional Amsterdam/Dutch folk music with famous Amsterdam artists, Eddie and & Gyllian, Nancy Visser and/or Luc Meijer. Dinner includes an original Dutch buffet and all you can drink beer, wine and soft drinks. All included for €79.50* per person. *Excluding € 3,25 p.p. GST
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Live guided tour to Rotterdam, Delft & The Hague incl. Amsterdam Canal CruiseDay Cruises

Live guided tour to Rotterdam, Delft & The Hague incl. Amsterdam Canal Cruise

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Venture away from the crowded streets of Amsterdam and visit three Dutch cities that each have something unique to offer. Discover the modern architecture of Rotterdam aboard a harbor cruise; learn about the famous blue pottery in the historic town of Delft; and learn about Dutch politics and visit the miniature city of Madurodam in The Hague. Back in Amsterdam, enjoy a canal cruise to round out your day.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Private Boat Tour - 90 Min incl. welcome drink on historic saloon boatDay Cruises

Private Boat Tour - 90 Min incl. welcome drink on historic saloon boat

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Step aboard an historic saloon boat, built in 1912 and considered a floating monument, for a 90-minute private cruise. You'll travel with just your private group of 12 people and a guide, sipping drinks while you float by some of the city's top landmarks. Your guide will tailor their commentary to your interests and answer any questions.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Private Guided Historic Amsterdam Canal Cruise in a Salon BoatDay Cruises

Private Guided Historic Amsterdam Canal Cruise in a Salon Boat

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Delight in the architectural splendor of Amsterdam on a private 2-hour canal cruise. On a spacious boat, you’ll sail on Amsterdam’s picturesque waterways through historical districts such as Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengrach. Pass important structures like the Maritime Museum and the Dutch East Indiaman, and admire ancient churches and Amsterdam’s impressive Central Station from the water. While learning about the culture and history of the Dutch capital, you’ll receive the complete attention of your private guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

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
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Early Morning Amsterdam Canals CruiseDay Cruises

Early Morning Amsterdam Canals Cruise

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This top-rated Amsterdam canal cruise departs in the early morning, before the city comes alive. Discover the stillness of the canals while enjoying the morning fog or sunlight, as your Amsterdam-raised and entertaining captains narrate. Marvel at the clear, mirrored reflections of canal homes on the water while you float past landmarks. Coffee, tea, and snacks are provided along with a cozy atmosphere on this small-group tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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