City Canal Cruise

Information about this tour
  • 75 minutes
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Family friendly
€ 19,50
per person
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About activity

Wheelchair accessible
This canal cruise is suitable for wheelchair users
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Audio guide in 21 languages
Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Japanese, Italian, Swedish, Russian, Turkish, Polish, Hindi, Cantonese, Korean, Indonesian, Arabic, Czech, Croatian and Thai

Important information

A visit to Amsterdam should always start with a city canal cruise. The luxurious canal boats from Blue Boat Company are ready to guide you through Amsterdam’s many canals. The Amsterdam canals have been awarded UNESCO’s World Heritage status and taking part in this 75-minute City Canal Cruise will reveal why. During the city canal cruise you will be passing all of the city’s highlights, from the famous 17th century canal houses to the the modern, urban areas at the IJ. Spot the Westerkerk, the Skinny Bridge and way more! Experience Amsterdam like never before during our Amsterdam tour.

See Amsterdam in all its glory during the City Canal Cruise

At Amsterdam Canal Cruises, we’ve been showing people from all over the world the beauty of the Amsterdam canals for years. You can’t visit  Amsterdam without seeing impressive buildings and gorgeous bridges glide by during one of our canal cruises! At Amsterdam Canal Cruises, we offer city canal cruises with audio in 19 languages and we even offer a kids cruise so you can enjoy your city canal cruise with the whole family. While you listen to our interesting facts about Amsterdam, kids enjoy a pirate story and answer questions in a booklet with games that go with the audio story.

Optional: add a snackbox to your booking and enjoy some snacks and drinks during your canal cruise! The snackbox includes chips, popcorn, , cheese biscuits, salted peanuts and a soft drink of your choice.

Practical information about our Amsterdam City Canal Cruise

Are you interested in booking a ticket for one of our boat tours in Amsterdam? Then read along for all the practical information!

Audio guide
Blue Boat Company offers audio commentary in 19 languages on every daytime departure (Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Japanese, Italian, Swedish, Russian, Turkish, Polish, Hindi, Cantonese, Korean, Indonesian, Arabic, Czech, Croatian and Thai).

Departure location
We offer two different departure locations. You can choose your preferred location when booking your city canal cruise.

  • Location Hard Rock Cafe: our dock is located at Stadhouderskade 501 (opposite Hard Rock Cafe)
  • Location Heineken Experience: our dock is located at Stadhouderskade 550 (opposite Heineken Experience)

Wheelchair accessibility
If there’s a wheelchair user among your company, it is necessary to make an online reservation beforehand. Select one of the following time slots to ensure that you’ll be on a boat that is wheelchair accessible: 11:00, 12:30, 14:30 or 16:00. Then indicate during the booking process via the ‘note’ field that there is a wheelchair user or contact our reservations department to inform them. They are available on weekdays from 09:00 to 17:00 via + 31 20 676 0302 or by e-mail at

We have a priority boarding for wheelchair users, so we kindly request you to be present at least 15 minutes in advance.

COVID-19 update

Please note: we request our visitors to book their ticket online in advance to avoid crows at the cash registers.

More must-do’s at Amsterdam Canal Cruises

As our name suggests, Amsterdam Canal Cruises sells cruises in the canal ring, but we offer so much more on our website! From bike tours to day trips to the Zaanse Schans and museum tickets for e.g. the Van Gogh Museum, check out our website now!

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