Canal Cruise Amsterdam, Regular 1 Hour Tour

Amsterdam Canal Cruise – Regular 1 Hour Tour

This is the mainstream Amsterdam canal cruise that most people make. It consists of a fixed route in a large boat with a captain, along with other tourists. In a rather short time (usually about an hour, sometimes a little longer) you will get a good impression of the Amsterdam canals. Most tours also include the scenic Amstel river and a glimpse of the IJ behind Central Station. The majority of these cruises have pre-programmed audio comments in different languages, while some have English live comments instead. Rates range from about € 15 to € 20 per person. All these canal cruises start and end at fixed locations in the city centre.

Regular Canal Cruise – the Pros:

  • Efficient: good impression in a short time
  • Includes commentary on highlights
  • Possible on a small budget
  • Wide range of departure times and locations

Regular Canal Cruise – the Cons:

  • Mass product
  • Fixed duration and route
  • Sometimes crowded boats
  • Sometimes limited views

Amsterdam Canal Cruises – Regular 1 Hour Tours

Amsterdam Canal Cruise by Lovers

Amsterdam Canal Cruise by Lovers

Lovers (named after the original founder) is probably the most popular option for a regular 1 hour canal cruise. Their modern boats with audio guide in 19 languages depart very frequently from their prime location right in front of Central Station. In order to get the very best rate, make sure to use our discount code: RVV10

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Canal Tour by Night

Canal Tour by Night

An Amsterdam canal tour by night is a truely different experience from a daylight canal tour. After sun set Amsterdam looks like a fairytale. The canals become quiet and peaceful. And all of the streets, bridges and buildings are attractively lit. Avoid the crowds and enjoy this beautiful scenery by booking your Amsterdam canal tour by night, using the following discount code: RVV10

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