Amsterdam Canal Cruise from Central Station

Created with Sketch. Prins Hendrikkade 25, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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1 hour

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Family Friendly, First Timers, Uniquely Dutch

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Dutch, English, Espanol, Francais, German, Italian, Japanese


The Amsterdam Canal Cruise from Central Station is definitely one of the best ways to explore the city from the water. Amsterdam’s beautiful historic canal ring is a UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, and for good reasons. Enjoy a leisurely cruise along bridges, traditional houseboats, and 17th-century gable houses that give the city its unique character.

Explore the lively city from another perspective and relax as you cruise through the beautiful canals.  This Amsterdam Canal Cruise takes you past iconic sights, such as the Westerkerk Church, the Anne Frank House Museum, the Skinny Bridge, the Amstel River, the Hermitage Museum and much more. Listen to the audio guide, offered in multiple languages, and learn more about the history and stories of Amsterdam.

Discover the best of the city on a Canal Cruise

Hop onboard while you meander through the canals of Amsterdam. There are more than 100 kilometres of waterways crossing many well-known districts, such as ‘The Pijp’, ‘The Jordaan’ and ‘The Red Light District’. Here, you will find the lovely canals, historic bridges and grand gable houses that give the city its charming and iconic character.



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  • Discover the best of the city from the water
  • Cruise the canals while passing iconic sights of Amsterdam
  • See famous sights of interest, such as 'The Skinny Bridge' and The Anne Frank Museum
  • Enjoy a relaxing sightseeing tour and admire the views of this charming city
  • Take your best holiday pictures during this unique canal cruise


  • 1-hour Amsterdam Canal Cruise
  • Multilingual guide
  • Free WiFi onboard

Meeting Point

Created with Sketch. Prins Hendrikkade 25, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Is there WiFi onboard the canal cruise?
Yes, you can enjoy free WiFi onboard.
Where does the canal cruise depart?
The canal cruise departs from Lovers Canal Cruises located at Prins Hendrikkade 25, in front of Central Station.
Will the cruise be guided?
There is an audio guide available onboard the boats. The audio is available in Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, Turkish, Polish, Thai, Indonesian, Russian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Hebrew and Hindi.
Is there heating onboard?
Yes, the closed boats are heated when it is cold outside.
Can I take a stroller or wheelchair onboard?
The boats are accessible to disabled people when they can stand and walk up and down a couple of steps to get in and out of the boat unassisted. A wheelchair/stroller can't be taken on board. The wheelchair/stroller can be safely placed on the quayside.
Can I bring food or drinks onboard?
No, it is not allowed to bring food and drinks onboard.
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From €17.50 Per Person

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