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Amsterdam: City Centre Canal Cruise

From $21.77
$16.87 /person
Info &

About the activity

Enjoy the best views of Amsterdam’s canal houses and houseboats on a 1-hour canal cruise.

  • Free cancellation
    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
  • Instant confirmation & Mobile tickets
    Receive your ticket right away. Use your phone or print your voucher.
  • Audio guide
    Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish (depends on selected option)
  • Start times - Available today
    4:00 PM, 4:15 PM, 4:30 PM +12 more
  • Duration
    1 hour
  • Includes
    • 1-hour canal cruise
Highlights & Description


  • Take a 1-hour cruise through the UNESCO-listed canal district in Amsterdam
  • Admire the elegant houses lining the canals and the lovely churches and bridges
  • Learn more about Amsterdam with the audio guides provided
  • Enjoy an optional evening cruise in the canals of Amsterdam


Embark on a cruise takes you through the unique UNESCO World Heritage-listed canal district of Amsterdam. Enjoy the opportunity to take in many of the historic sights of the city center.
Depart from Central Station and discover the historic buildings and canals of the city. Admire the elegant merchant houses that date back to the Dutch Golden Age. See stunning gables, beautiful churches, the iconic Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge), and many other top attractions. 
During the cruise, listen to the recorded audio commentary in your choice of 19 languages. See merchant buildings from the 16th and 17th centuries, Amsterdam’s Golden Age, when trade flourished and was reflected in elaborately decorated facades. Arrive back at Central Station to finish the tour.

Good to know before you go
  • Children under 4 years old go free of charge if they do not occupy their own seat
  • Child ticket: 4-13 years
  • The duration of the cruise itself it 1 hour, but please note that it takes some time to board the boat, so the total duration of the experience might be up to 90 minutes in peak season
  • Only service dogs (who must be identifiable as such) are allowed on the boat
Meeting point

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the cancellation policy for this activity?
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
2. When will I receive the confirmation of my booking?
You will receive an email notification right after your successful payment. If you don't see it in your inbox, check your spam or junk mail folder. When the payment is completed you have the option to download your ticket directly.
3. Are mobile tickets enough or do I have to print them?
Tickets don't need to be printed. You can show your ticket from your smartphone as a PDF.
  • Adult
    14-99 years
  • Children
    4-13 years
  • Infant
    0-3 years
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