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, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Japanese, Italian, Swedish, Russian, Turkish, Polish, Cantonese, Indonesian, Arabic, Czech and Thai.
We also offer a special story for our youngest guest: the “Wanted: Freshwater pirates” kids cruise! Included in every children’s 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 501 (opposite Hard Rock Cafe). Click here to view our canal cruises that depart from our dock at Stadhouderskade 550 (opposite the Heineken Experience).
If there’s a wheelchair 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: 11:30, 13:30, 15:30 or 17:30.
Please note: we request our visitors to book their ticket online in advance to avoid crowds at the cash registers.