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Canal Cruise Amsterdam

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Canal Cruise Amsterdam Highlights

  • Embark upon a 1-hour exciting cruising experience through the waterways of Amsterdam’s UNESCO World Heritage Canal District

  • Get to cruise across prominent canals in Amsterdam, including Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht canals

  • Witness the architectural marvels of the city as pass by the grand merchant homes, churches, and other notable landmarks

  • Learn about the Golden Age of Dutch architecture and major attractions with the GPS audio guide available onboard in 18 languages

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Canal Cruise Amsterdam Overview

Amsterdam Canal Cruise Location: Prins Hendrikkade 25, 1012 TM Amsterdam, Netherlands

Operational Timings: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM (Monday - Sunday)

Activity Duration: 1 Hour (Approx.)

About the Canal Cruise Amsterdam:

Canal Cruise Amsterdam is an iconic and immersive experience that allows you to dive deep into the heart of the Dutch city. Dating back to the 17th century, this elaborate canal system is more than just a mode of transportation but a window to the architectural beauty of Amserdam. While moving along the canals, you will feel yourself being taken back in time through the iconic structures of the city.

The Amsterdam Canal cruise allows you to witness the captivating landmarks and charming districts of the city, including the Anne Frank Museum and the Rijksmuseum. You will pass through three notable canals of Amsterdam including Herengracht, Keizersgracht, and Prinsengracht. The unique allure of the city from the serene vantage point of the water will provide a different perspective from the bustling streets. Additionally, the audio guides will narrate the tales of the Golden Dutch era, the significance of the landmarks you pass, and the origins of these iconic waterways.

No matter whether you are looking for a relaxing family outing, a romantic dinner, or an evening of sightseeing, there are a plethora of canal cruise experiences to suit your needs and preferences.

About the Canal Cruise Amsterdam Experience:

  • Book the best canal cruise in Amsterdam and embark on an exciting one-hour adventure through the UNESCO World Heritage Canal District.
  • Dive deep into the rich history and architectural beauty of the city while cruising along the iconic canals.
  • Pass through the three most prominent canal systems of Amsterdam that serve as the lifeblood of the city, including the Herengracht, Keizersgracht, and Prinsengracht canals. 
  • Treat yourself to the spectacular views of merchant homes, stunning churches, and other notable landmarks of the city.
  • Enhance your experience with a GPS audio guide available onboard that offers commentary in 18 different languages. 
  • Learn about the intriguing history through the stories narrated about the Golden Age when these canals were built.
  • Listen to the fascinating tales about the Seven Bridges, Dancing Houses, and Golden Bend while cruising along the canals.
  • Relax yourself on the modern and comfortable boat deck and soak in the beauty of the landmarks of Amsterdam.
  • Witness the spectacular sights of the Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank’s House, and the famous Dutch gable canal houses.
  • Opt for Boat Cruises with Snack Options to enjoy wine and cheese while witnessing the beautiful attractions all around you.
  • Go for an Evening Amsterdam canal cruise to experience the canals of the city in all their nighttime glory along the Amstel River. 
  • Stop by the Heritage Museum and the Westerkerk Church along the canal banks to see the highlights of these tourist destinations.
  • Click remarkable pictures against the backdrop of the Amstel River and the enchanting Magere Brug, which is famously known as the "Skinny Bridge."
  • Shop for souvenirs as a token of remembrance from the “Negen Straatjes" which is filled with shops and restaurants and cherish the memory forever. 
  • Do not forget to enjoy the glimpses of the Hermitage Museum and the Royal Theater Carré on your adventure.

How to Reach?

  • By Metro: Traveling to the starting point of the canal cruise in Amsterdam via the metro is an excellent choice for visitors. The closest metro station to the meeting location is Amsterdam Central Station, which is located approximately 350 meters away. After reaching the station, you can take a 5-minute walk to Prins Hendrikkade 25, where the port for all the canal cruises is situated.
  • By Bus: People looking for public transportation can board the bus and reach Amsterdam Prins Hendrikplantsoen. From there, you can take a short walk and cover a distance of 81 meters and reach Prins Hendrikkade 25, which is the meeting point for the canal cruise experience in Amsterdam.
  • By Car: If you are travelling to Prins Hendrikkade 25 by car, you can take the Amsterdam City Centre route. All you need to do is follow the well-marked roads for about 5.5 kilometres and visit the meeting point in just 15 minutes.
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Canal Cruise Amsterdam Package Options

Amsterdam Canal Cruise Ticket

Amsterdam Canal Cruise Ticket
1 Hour
per Adult

Amsterdam Canal Cruise Ticket

Age Policy:

  • Infants aged 0-3 years can join the tour for free.
  • Children aged 4-13 years can avail of the experience at child prices.
  • Individuals aged 14 years and above have to book the cruise at adult prices.
  • 1 hour canal cruise activity
  • GPS audio guide in 18 languages

Must Know Before You Go for Canal Cruise Amsterdam

  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of arrival. PAN card will not be considered as a valid address proof.
  • All foreign nationals must share their passport and visa details at the time of booking, and also upon arrival.
  • Participants are requested to report at the activity site at least 30 minutes prior to their chosen time slot. Timings must be strictly followed, as the activity is time constraint.
  • Fixed day ticket implies that this ticket can only be redeemed on the date that you've booked the ticket, it won't be carried forward to next or any other day.

Canal Cruise Amsterdam Map

Starting Point
Prins Hendrikkade 25 map
Prins Hendrikkade 25, 1012 TM Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Canal Cruise Amsterdam FAQs

How can I book a canal cruise in Amsterdam?

    You can easily book an Amsterdam Canal Cruise online. Given the popularity of these cruises, it's wise to secure your spot in advance to avoid disappointment, as tickets can sell out quickly, especially during peak tourist season. The benefits of online booking include instant confirmation, electronic tickets, and often, the flexibility to modify your booking if your plans change. Additionally, online booking enables you to review different cruises, their routes, durations, and customer reviews, helping you make a well-informed decision.

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Canal Cruise Amsterdam Policies

Confirmation Policy

The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 1 business hours of successful booking.

In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.

Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

Refund Policy

Thrillcash+ : All the refund in Thrillophilia wallet will be transferred in 30 Min.

Cash Refunds: Once initiated, usually take around 3-5 business days to get transferred to the same account through which the payment is made.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation are made 1 days before the date of travel then 0.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 1 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • Payment Terms Policy

  • 100.0% of total tour cost will have to be paid 0 days before the date of booking