Semi-open Boat Cruise

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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Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, Espanol, Francais, German, Italian, Japanese, Portugese


Enjoy the uniquely designed Semi-open Boat Cruise, ensuring that regardless the weather, you can enjoy the Renaissance beauty of the ‘Venice of the North’. Discover the beauty and history of Amsterdam’s canals. Rain or shine, this boat cruise is always enjoyable!

When the sun is out, the open roof lets you enjoy the rays. Admire the unobstructed views of the sights and soak up the unique charm of Amsterdam’s canals. And if it rains, the glass-top is closed, and you will stay comfortably warm and dry.

The Semi-open Boat Cruise lasts approximately one hour and takes you along the iconic sights of Amsterdam. Pass by landmarks, such as the Western Church, The Anne Frank House and the Hermitage. During your cruise, admire the UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals, dating back to the 17th century.

Enjoy an environmentally and friendly Amsterdam boat cruise

Feel comfortable when joining the Semi-open Boat Cruise, as the boats are environmentally friendly. These boats are solar-powered, making them silent and kind to nature.

Also, enjoy the benefits of these smaller vessels, as they take you through the more narrow and older waterways of Amsterdam.


  • Join a first-rate cruising experience whatever the weather
  • Enjoy unobstructed views of Amsterdam's iconic sights
  • Cruise through the more narrow and older waterways of the city
  • Learn more about the history of Amsterdam
  • See the grand 17th century merchant houses along the canals, a UNESCO World Heritage site


  • 1 hour Boat Cruise
  • Multilingual audio guide

Meeting Point

Created with Sketch. Prins Hendrikkade 25, Amsterdam, Netherlands


How long in advance do I need to be at the departure point?
You need to be present at your departure location at least 10 minutes in advance (even with time-slot tickets, waiting times might apply).
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 a bar onboad?
No, there is no bar on board.
Can I bring my dog onboard?
No, unfortunately, dogs are not allowed on board (with the exception of service dogs).
Can I bring food or drinks onboard?
No, you cannot bring food and drinks on board.
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Plan ahead risk free. Cancel at least 24hrs before your booking for a full refund

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