Amsterdam Canal Cruise: Small Open Electric Boat Experience with Personal Guide
563 Ratings
Escape the hectic Amsterdam streets and embark on a small open electric boat cruise with a personal guide. Explore the beautiful canals and peaceful waterways while learning about the city's sights. Book now!
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • The Amstel - We explore the city side of the Amstel River, here we’ll show you the famous dancing houses and tell you all about our leaning buildings

  • Raamgracht - Beautiful small Amsterdam with unique views

  • Munt Tower (Munttoren) - We cruise by the beautiful and iconic Munt Tower

  • Grimburgwal - we’ll cruise cruise through this tiny canal is the southern border of De Wallen, the red light district. Here’ll also see the striking building The Huis aan de Drie Grachten (House on the Three Canals)

  • South Church (Zuiderkerk) - We’ll cruise pass the iconic Zuiderkerk and also see the famous dancing house

  • Red Light District - We’ll cruise down the Oudezijds Voorburgwal where you’ll see sights like the old Church and the ladies behind the red lights. Your guide will tell you about the history of one of the oldest areas of Amsterdam.

  • Oude Kerk - we’ll see Amsterdam oldest church

  • Oudezijds Kolk - We continue through the Kolksluis (Kolk Sluice), one of Amsterdam’s oldest locks still in function dating from the Middle Ages. Here you’ll also see a some old traditional warehouses from 17th and 18th century.

  • Waalseilandsgracht - We cruise along this beautiful stretch of canal that used to be the city’s old harbor. Here we’ll see the Montelbaanstoren

  • Montelbaanstoren - Your guide will tell you all about this defence medieval tower

  • Kromboomssloot - We’ll cruise through this cozy and tiny canal

  • NEMO Science Museum - We cruise around this beautiful piece of modern architecture

  • Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum - The V.O.C. ship The Amsterdam was an 18th-century cargo ship of the Dutch East India Company.

  • Hortus Botanicus - We cruise along the nieuwe Herengracht and cruise past the peaceful and green Botanical Gardens

  • Herengracht - We cruise over part of the Herengracht, which means gentleman canal. Here you can find the most expensive canal houses of the canal belt.

  • Reguliersgracht - Experience the picturesque Reguliersgracht better known as the \

What's Included
  • English speaking guide
  • Life vest (upon request)
  • Blanket
What's Not Included
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Carbonated beverages
  • Bottled water
Additional Information

Embark on our canal journey to get away from the buzzing streets of Amsterdam and savor the tranquility of the city’s best water tour.

Your cordial skipper and guide will uncover Amsterdam’s best-hidden gems as they navigate through its picturesque canals and tranquil water channels, while narrating about the various landmarks along the unique path through our enchanting metropolis.

Our canal vessel is an ultra-comfortable, contemporary, noiseless, and electrically powered open boat that accommodates a maximum of 12 passengers at a time, thus promising a more personalized experience.

Although beverages are available for purchase onboard, we also encourage you to bring your own refreshments and snacks.

Don’t let this chance to witness and immerse yourself in Amsterdam’s extraordinary and grand vista pass you by.

De Schaduwkade, monument
Nieuwe Keizersgracht
We meet by the canal and mini pier located on Nieuwe Keizersgracht #1 . Your friendly Captain will be awaiting you at the small open boat 10-15 minutes before the boat tour starts. For Goggle Maps please use this code 9W83+2G Amsterdam or 52°21'53.9"N 4°54'13.5"E
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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(563 Ratings)
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May 31, 2024
100% must do boat tour in Amsterdam! - Absolutely amazing boat tour of Amsterdam and it's canals. We loved the open boat and the fact the groups were smaller. Staff were amazing and knowledgeable! I would 100% recommend this tour!
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May 24, 2024
Our guide was awesome.... - Our guide was awesome. Being in the smaller boat we went down smaller canals that the bigger boats couldn’t. The smaller boat was also more personable
Review provided by Viator
May 23, 2024
The BEST boat tour in Amsterdam! - This tour was great! I would definitely recommend it over the bigger boats. This boat is open so you can see the sights better and it’s a small group so more personal. The boat is also super comfortable! I loved it!
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May 21, 2024
Intimate group tour. Joyful and informative - This is the best choice for a tour of the canals and the city. Our tour guide was helpful kind and full of fun facts. Boat was comfortable and there were drinks available as well. A smaller group so it was more intimate and I was able to get answers to all of my questions about Amsterdam. Book this tour
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May 20, 2024
Great Experience in Amsterdam - Jamie was an amazing host (pun intended). Because of the small size of the boat we were able to travel on the smaller canals and see Amsterdam from a whole new perspective. We have done a few canal tours with our various visitors and rate this one highly.
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May 19, 2024
Two Thumbs Up! - We thoroughly enjoyed our canal cruise with captain Gus! He was knowledgeable and entertaining. The small group is the way to go, comfortable and casual. Highly recommend this tour!
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May 18, 2024
Fabulous introduction to Amsterdam - We had a wonderful introduction to Amsterdam with Jaime. The boat was beautiful- brand new and very comfortable and we loved the small, personalized feel of the tour.
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May 16, 2024
very complete tour with friendly guide - Beautiful exploration of the canals and the city with Captain Guus, a very friendly guide who explained everything to us well and commented.
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May 13, 2024
Top boat tour around Amsterdam canals - Great little tour around the canals of Amsterdam! Second time I've been on this one great tour guide Jamie And will definitely return !!!
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May 13, 2024
Perfect tour - Great canal cruise. In 90 minutes you have time to really enjoy amsterdam canals and discover all the main spots. Great captain Gustav giving lots of explanations.
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up to 12 guests
1 Adult
July 2024