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Highlights of Amsterdam Sightseeing Cruise

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Get a comprehensive overview of Amsterdam's top sights on this 1-hour canal cruise. See the Golden Bend, the Anne Frank House, the Skinny Bridge, Reguliersgracht and other top Amsterdam attractions as you glide along the picturesque waterfront aboard a classic glass-enclosed river cruiser. Amsterdam's UNESCO World Heritage–listed canals are a delight to explore, and this 1-hour canal cruise makes it easy with regular departure times throughout the day.
  • See more of Amsterdam in less time on a cruise
  • Enjoy unobstructed views of canal-side attractions without the crowds
  • Choose from numerous departure times throughout the day
  • A great choice for first-time visitors with limited time
What to Expect
Make your way to the embarkation point in central Amsterdam and climb aboard your boat for a sightseeing cruise. As you float along the UNESCO-listed Amsterdam Canal Ring, you’ll pass recognizable landmarks, such as Anne Frank House (Anne Frank Huis), and Skinny Bridge (Magere Brug). Recorded onboard commentary provides historical and cultural information that enhances your understanding of each attraction. Your cruise concludes at your original departure point in central Amsterdam.
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Departure Point
1: Prins Hendrikkade 37, 1012 TM Amsterdam, Netherlands
2: Damrak 5, 1012 LG Amsterdam, Netherlands
Departure Time
9:15 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Glass-enclosed boat cruise
  • Recorded commentary
  • Audio-guide available in 19 languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Arabic, Korean, Indonesian, Thai, Hindi and Hebrew
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This cruise has restroom facilities
  • Recorded commentary available in English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish and Italian
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 July 2019 via mobile

We were lucky to have a boat with only four other people on it. In peak season in July this was really surprising. Our tip is get the 9am boat at Central Station in Amsterdam. The company’s other boats leaving from different places were packed....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank unistudent86
Reviewed 26 June 2019

This really was a waste of time and money. The few things that were pointed out along the way were boring and uninteresting, as was the recorded commentary.Because you're crammed in like sardines, there's no way to get decent photos. This is less true on...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Melodie S
Reviewed 10 February 2019

Easy to find. Had Doug , really chatty. Boat was clean and well equipped. Headphones given for commentary which you can keep. Gives you loads of detail as you go round the tour. Time to take photos. Really enjoyed.

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank Tracey D
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is an economical way to get an overview of the city and decide which sites or attractions you want to visit

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank betty p
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Me and my husband had the best enjoyable time on this cruise. You can sit and watch the city around you plus get to know a lot of history and meet people on this cruise. It was a wonderful experience

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Superwoman290650
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19 May 2019|
Response from rpfrd |
We were never able to find the cruise office to get our tickets so we lost our money and we never went on a cruise.
23 July 2018|
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13 June 2018|
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Did you ever get an answer to your question last year? I am having the same problem this year ...
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