Amsterdam's most memorable canal boat tour!

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Fun & unique private 90-minute canal cruise in Amsterdam

See the highlights of Amsterdam’s waterways in our 90-Minute Canal Cruise.

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See the best of Amsterdam in Style

As thrilling as it can be to strike up a conversation with a friendly stranger, sometimes you just want a more private get together without new faces around. This Private 90-Minute Canal Cruise offers you the best view of Amsterdam’s canals.

Whether it’s with your colleagues and clients or family and friends, we can help you create an unforgettable experience. 

Have romance on your mind? With no one else there to infringe on your alone time, our Private 90-Minute Canal Cruise is ideal for couples looking for an amorous evening as well. 

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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. Tour the enchanting canals of the Jordaan neighborhood as well as the famous canal district. 

Duration: 1.5 hour

Availability: daily between 10AM and 10PM

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 Departure between 10AM and 10PM (Subject to availability)

Start and end location: We will pick you up for your canal cruise at address: Prinsengracht 375 or location of your choice. Drop off in Amsterdam city-center or your hotel.

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Find out more about Amsterdam’s rich history from your experienced local skipper and tour guide “Skipper Paap”, who will happily answer all of your questions. Unlike many other tours, this Private 90-Minute Canal Tour has no set route. This means every tour is uniquely shaped by your questions and preferences, as well as the 20+ years experience of your skipper.

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  • 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 locations in Amsterdam (click on links for Google Map directions):

● Central Canal District (Prinsengracht 375)

● Singel North (Singel 5)

● Singel South (flower market) (Singel 446)

● De Roode Hoed (Keizersgracht 100)

● Dam Square (Singel 258)

● Haarlemmerstreet shopping (Herenmarkt)

● Leidseplein square (Leidsekade 101)

● Museum van Loon (Keizersgracht 672)

● Golden Bend (Herengracht 466)

● Utrechtsestraat shopping (Amstelveld 10)

● Rembrandt square (Amstel 178)

● Hermitage museum (Amstel 51)

● Cityhall / Stopera (Amstel 180)

● Carré theatre (Amstel 115)

● Café Waterkant (Marnixstraat 246)

● Jordaan district (Lijnbaansgracht 156)

● Heineken Experience (Stadhouderskade 78)

● Waterlooplein square (Zwanenburgwal 36)

● Central Station (Stationsplein 51 – 53)

● Museum district (Museumstraat 1)

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!


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