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Open Boat Tours Amsterdam - route 1 & 2

  • Amsterdam canal tour is a fun alternative to a walking tour
  • Relaxing way to float through the city and see top sights
  • Captain acts as guide and narrates your trip
Open Boat Tours Amsterdam - route 1 & 2
From US$22.70
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Open Boat from CS 13:45Most Popular
75 minutes canal tour in an electric, open boat tour starting fom Amsterdam Central Station.
Open Boat Leidse Plein 15:35
75 minutes canal tour in an electric, open boat tour starting from Amsterdam Leidse Plein.
Open Boat Leidse Plein 12.25
75 minutes canal tour in an electric, open boat tour starting from Amsterdam Leidse Plein.
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Floating through the canals of Amsterdam is a great way to see the city in style. Appreciate canal culture as your captain tells you stories about the sights as you pass—you see historic homes, postcard-perfect stone bridges, and other top Amsterdam attractions, all away from the crowds of the city streets. Two departure points in different parts of Amsterdam even make it possible to do this tour twice.
What to Expect

Experience Amsterdam from the water in an open boat. From the boat you will have the best view of the picturesque capital. The captain will also act as your guide and has endless stories to tell about the places of interest in Amsterdam that you will pass by. Thanks to its shape, the small boat is not just easy to maneuver but also very cosy. Furthermore, because it operates on electricity, it is also sustainable.

Book your seat on the open boat in advance online or at one of the kiosks in the city.

* A fun and relaxed way to see Amsterdam and its canals
* Sustainable electric boats
* Take the best pictures
* See the best canal-side sights and buildings
* Enjoy the sun as you soak up the culture and ambiance!
* Your captain will guide you throughout your voyage
* Free wifi access available at the point of departure.
* Refreshments are available in the shop.

Tour 1 departs from Amsterdam Central Station
Tour 2 departs from Leidse Plein Amsterdam 

Depending on the weather opening days and times may vary!
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1 - 5 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
Open boat tour

The captain of our open boat tour was Klaas and The tour he gave us was first Klaas! It was excellent and surpassed our expectations. He customised the tour for our interests and we stopped off at a couple of unexpected places, which added to...More

Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 3 days ago
Captain Faried

We had a wonderfully informative and highly entertaining Open boat canal tour with our captain Faried who shared lots of interesting historical and current local facts . He advised where the best photos could be taken and interacted with the travellers on board. I would...More

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
An absolute must, when in Amsterdam.

No visit to this wonderful city would complete without a trip on the canal in an open top boat. We had an excellent guide who not only told us so many interesting facts on Amsterdam, but was so engaging with the younger members of our...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic Tour

We took the tour on our last day of 4 in Amsterdam. You really get a different perspective of the city from the water. The captain Marco was very funny and informative, giving you the locals perspective on a really amazing city including the best...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great boat tour of a fantastic city! Definitely recommend!

Fantastic boat tour by our Captain, Chiel. The tour was perfect. About 85 mins through the canals. Boat is an open top and very comfortable. Captain, Chiel, was very informative and had a good sense of humor. He made the tour splendid! Will do again....More

Thank nedrierson78
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6 July 2018|
Response from Carlos_Otavio | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes. there are several points along the canals to buy in advance.