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  1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Hermitage Amsterdam

Ultimate Amsterdam Experience: Luxury Canal Cruise

Product ID: 91800
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See the sights of Amsterdam from its historic waterways aboard a luxury and trendy open or closed boat. Get a personalized guided tour from a captain and hostess, while you relax with a drink.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Dutch, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Cruise the historic waterways of Amsterdam aboard an open or closed boat
  • Avail of the personalized service of your captain and hostess
  • Sail along the River Amstel and the famous 7 Bridges section of the Reguliersgracht
  • Make use of the provided blankets in winter and warm up with mulled wine
  • See the modern NEMO Science Museum and the reconstructed Maritime Museum
Full description
Get the ultimate Amsterdam experience from the water on board one of the city's most exclusive boats. Step aboard and enjoy the beautiful canals illuminated for the night. Relax with a drink, served by an enthusiastic and friendly hostess.

Hear fun facts about the city, past and present, as you cruise the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Canal Belt. Enjoy a delicious glass of mulled wine or hot chocolate during the winter, and avail of the fleece blankets on both the open and closed candlelit boats.

Sit back and relax as you look at the merchant houses, abundant trees and beautiful gardens of the city center. The planned urban sprawl served as an example around the world well into the 19th century, and the network of canals extends for 14 kilometers and boasts some 80 bridges.

Sail along the River Amstel and pass the Hermitage Museum. See the Royal Theatre Carré and famous Skinny Bridge, marvel at the contemporary architecture of the NEMO Science Museum and cruise along the famous 7 Bridges section of the Reguliersgracht.
  • Local guide (captain/hostess)
  • Information on Amsterdam from your local captain or hostess
  • Canal cruise
  • Blankets
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 230, Amsterdam. It's a 5-minute walk from Dam Square. Look for the white monument and go down Damstraat. At the first canal, make a left before crossing the bridge. You will see the dock from the corner.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Minimum numbers apply
• There are no fixed times at the dock
• Departure is from the jetty at Oudezijds Voorburgwal 230, Amsterdam (jetty Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky)
• During summer there are daily tours between 10:00 AM and 11:00 PM
• Daily tours between 11:30 AM and 9 PM
• Operates every 20 or 30 minutes on dry days
• Please note that these times apply to the open boats. On rainy days the schedule may vary
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 60 reviews
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Friendship Amsterdam

Product ID: 91800