Following the recent developments regarding COVID-19, we regret to inform you that we’ll stop running all of our canal cruises until 24 March 2021. Please visit this page for more 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. Our canals have been awarded UNESCO’s World Heritage status and taking this 75-minute City Canal Cruise will reveal why. Passing all of the city’s highlights – the famous 17th century canal houses, but also the modern, urban area’s at the IJ.
Blue Boat Company offers audio commentary in 19 languages on every daytime departure (Dutch, English, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, Japanese, Turkish, Thai, Polish, Czech, Croatian, Indonesian, Cantonese, Swedish, Korean & Hindi).
We also offer a special story for our youngest guest: the “Wanted: Freshwater pirates” kids cruise! Included in every childrens ticket is a booklet with games that go with the audio story.
A City Canal Cruise is simply the most relaxing and fun way to see the city!
Please note: this canal cruise departs from our dock at Stadhouderskade 550 (opposite Heineken Experience). Click here to view our canal cruises that depart from our dock at Stadhouderskade 501 (opposite the Hard Rock Cafe).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have a priority boarding for wheelchair users, so we kindly request you to be present at least 15 minutes in advance.
Please note: we request our visitors to book their ticket online in advance to avoid crowds at the cash registers.