Amsterdam Light Festival Canal Tour


Experience the magic of the Amsterdam Light Festival on this 90-minute canal boat tour!

Check out the highlights of Amsterdam’s waterways illuminated with stunning light sculptures! Our private Amsterdam canal boat tour welcomes you.

See the Best of Amsterdam Illuminated by Art

As beautiful as it is to experience Amsterdam by day, seeing it illuminated at night during the Amsterdam Light Festival is a completely unique experience. This 90-minute private canal tour offers just that, providing the best view of Amsterdam’s enchanting light displays.

We believe everyone deserves to experience Amsterdam from the water in a whole new light. That’s why we’ve created a special boat tour to showcase the festival’s breathtaking light sculptures. Glide along the city’s canals and be mesmerized by the glowing artworks that transform the night.

Did someone say cozy?

Bundle up and enjoy complimentary drinks as you sail through a winter wonderland of lights! There’s nothing better than cruising the canals with the spectacular light installations around you.

This was a great canal cruise!!! It was so nice to have a private canal tour among all the crowds. Very fairly priced for an excellent ride through the beautiful city of Amsterdam. The boat was clean and the driver exceptionally friendly and informative. I only wish I'd booked a second tour!!

Private Canal Tour in Amsterdam

Explore the city’s renowned canals with your best friends, family members, or a special someone. Our enchanting tour of the famous canal district are even more magical during the Amsterdam Light Festival.

Duration: 1.5 hour

Availability: daily between November 28, 2024 and January 19, 2025

Rate: Pricing for our tours can differ depending on the date, number of guests, and various other factors. Please visit our Pricing Information page for full details.

Amount of guests: Maximum 10 guests

Departure time: daily at 5PM and 7PM (Subject to availability)

Start and end location: Prinsengracht 375

Meet Your Skippers

Find out more about Amsterdam’s rich history from one of your experienced local skippers. Our owner and OG tour guide “Skipper Paap” is an encyclopedia of knowledge when it comes to Amsterdam. Each of our talented skippers brings something unique and fun to their tours, so you’ll be in good hands no matter who is guiding your tour!

We’re passionate about sharing Amsterdam’s beauty with you, especially during the Amsterdam Light Festival. Join your skipper on this special cruise through the picturesque canals of Amsterdam’s Jordaan area. We can conveniently adapt the tour to your wishes and needs, making this a one-of-a-kind adventure.

  • Private canal cruise in Amsterdam (1,5 hour time duration)
  • We take requests for certain areas to sail in
  • Experienced skipper and tour guide
  • Comfortable electric boat
  • Fridge available on board, to keep your snacks and drinks cool

On this private canal tour, you’ll spend 1.5 hours on the water. Please dress according to the weather. It can change quickly in Amsterdam, so layers are always best!

The canal tour will continue in all weather conditions except for strong winds. If you need to cancel, please do so at least 4 hours prior to your tour’s scheduled start time. Read our terms and conditions.

Please make your tour reservation at least 24 hours before your preferred start time.”

We can pick you up at the following location in Amsterdam:

● Central Canal District (Prinsengracht 375)

Pricing for our tours can differ depending on the day of the week, the number of guests in your party, and various other factors. Please visit our Pricing Information page for further details.

Please visit our FAQ page and see if you can find the answer to your question there. If not, you’re always welcome to contact us directly!

What guests love about our private Light Festival canal tour