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!
Following the decisions of the Dutch government with regards to the outbreak of COVID-19, it is with regret that we inform you that as of Sunday 15th March 1:30PM we have stopped running all our Canal Cruises until the 28th of April 2020. Read more information about what this means for you on this page.
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).