Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise

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

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First Timers, Night Owls, Uniquely Dutch

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Join the Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise for a perfect moment to relax after your day of sightseeing. With panoramic roofs, sliding windows and open-air backs, the comfortable boats are a great way to admire the evening sights of the Amsterdam canals. The city of Amsterdam is best seen from the water and the twinkling lights will enchant you on this unique evening cruise.

This one-hour canal cruise starts in front of Amsterdam Central Station and takes you along the impressive waterways of the city, also known as the ‘Venice of the North’. Highlights include the 17th-century Canal Belt, the typical neighbourhoods ‘De Jordaan’, ‘De Pijp’ and The Nine Streets, as well as sights along the Amstel River, such as the iconic Skinny Bridge. Each cruise is unique, as the captain chooses the route based on the traffic on the water and the size of the boat.

Did you know the Canal Belt is listed a UNESCO World Heritage site? The captain will tell you all about the history of this unique part of Amsterdam, while you can enjoy the illuminated canal bridges. A multilingual audio guide is also available providing additional information on Amsterdam’s 800-year history.

Enjoy Amsterdam by night, as the beautiful merchant houses twinkle in the darkness with their lights reflecting on the water. The Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise is truly am enchanting and memorable experience!

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  • Explore the famous waterways of Amsterdam by night
  • Be enchanted with the sights of illuminated bridges and the merchant houses twinkling in the dark
  • Savour the beauty of the 'Venice of the North'
  • See famous sights such as the iconic lit-up Skinny Bridge
  • Listen to the captain's stories about Amsterdam and its dramatic history


  • 1-hour Boat cruise along the UNESCO World Heritage canal ring
  • Multilingual audio guide
  • Free WiFi onboard

Meeting Point

Created with Sketch. Prins Hendrikkade 25, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Where is the departure point?
The LOVERS boat tour leaves in front of Central Station, Prins Hendrikkade 25.

Check-in 15 min before departure.
When does the Evening Canal Cruise depart?
The Evening Canal Cruise departs daily all year round. Departure times vary from 5 pm to 9 or 10 pm, depending on the time of year.
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From €17.50 Per Person

Plan ahead risk free. Cancel at least 24hrs before your booking for a full refund

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