Pedal Boat Amsterdam

Pedal Boat Amsterdam – and other Active Canal Tours

Are you into some action and adventure on the Amsterdam canals? Then take a pedal boat out!
Or -with some more time and effort- you could make a canal tour by kayak or SUP (stand up paddling) board.
And if you like to be active and independent without the hard work, then rent a self-drive canal boat to explore the Amsterdam canals.

Pedal Boat Amsterdam – Pros:

  • Nice combination of sightseeing & action
  • Adventurous & original
  • Fun with kids
  • Affordable

Pedal Boat Amsterdam – Cons: 

  • Reasonable physical condition and swimming skills required
  • Tiring
  • Limited range

Pedal Boats Amsterdam – and Other Active Canal Tours: self drive rental boats, kayak, SUP

Pedal Boat Amsterdam: ‘Canal Cycling’

Pedal Boat Amsterdam: ‘Canal Cycling’

There is only pedal boat rental in Amsterdam, with fixed rates. This activity is particularly exciting for families with children (max. 4 people per pedal boat) and for groups of friends looking for an active experience. The minimum rental period is one hour and the location is in front of the Rijksmuseum.

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Boats4rent Boat Rental (Self-Drive)

Boats4rent Boat Rental (Self-Drive)

Yes, you can rent and drive your own boat on the Amsterdam canals! Boats4rent Boat Hire is located at the lively Westerpark, close to the Jordaan area and the most beautiful canals in the center. You will get a good personal explanation and a clear map. Boats4rent is often fully booked, in particular when the weather is nice. That is why we recommend to book in advance. In case of bad weather you can reschedule your reservation free of charge.
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Boaty Self Drive Boat Hire Amsterdam

Boaty Self Drive Boat Hire Amsterdam

At Boaty Rent a Boat you can rent two types of self drive boats to explore the Amsterdam canals: a completely open boat or a partially covered boat with solar panels. Boaty is located in the southern city center, within walking distance of the Museumplein, the Albert Cuyp Market, the Heineken Experience and the RAI. To make sure that a boat is available, we recommend booking online in advance. Max. 6 people per boat, large groups can rent more boats.
Boaty Amsterdam Self Drive Boat Hire
SUP Rental Amsterdam

SUP Rental Amsterdam

SUP Rental Amsterdam has decent and stabile SUPs for rent. Excellent for active tours on the Amstel river and the Amsterdam canals. All by yourself or together with friends. If you’ve never been on a SUP before, they will give you some instructions. You can store your personal belongings at their dock at the Amstel river near the Berlage bridge. 

SUP Rental Amsterdam
Stand up paddling (SUP)

Stand up paddling (SUP)

This trendy sport is offered by Kayak & SUP Amsterdam, only on request. They have 1,5 hour introductory classes for a minimum of six people. Their location is at the Amstel river on the south side of the city centre, but at a surcharge other locations are possible.

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