We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Save

Highlights of Amsterdam Sightseeing Cruise

Highlights
  • See more of Amsterdam in less time on a cruise
  • Enjoy unobstructed views of canal-side attractions without the crowds
  • Choose from numerous departure times throughout the day
More
Highlights of Amsterdam Sightseeing Cruise
From US$21.21
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
Select Date and Travellers
Highlights of Amsterdam Sightseeing Cruise
US$21.21
Overview
If you’ve got limited time in the Dutch capital, ticking off all of Amsterdam’s top attraction on foot is a difficult task. Cover more ground in less time and get unobstructed views of Amsterdam landmarks on a sightseeing cruise of the Amsterdam Canal Ring, a UNESCO World Heritage Site—a perfect introduction for first-time visitors. Departure times every 30 minutes throughout the day make it easy to insert this excursion into your schedule.
What to Expect

Make your way to the embarkation point in central Amsterdam and climb aboard your boat for a 1-hour sightseeing cruise. As you float along the UNESCO-listed Amsterdam Canal Ring, you’ll pass recognizable landmarks, such as Anne Frank House (Anne Frank Huis), Amsterdam Red Light District, and Skinny Bridge (Magere Brug).

Recorded onboard commentary provides historical and cultural information that enhances your understanding of each attraction. Your cruise concludes at your original departure point in central Amsterdam.

Reviews (328)
1 - 5 of 24 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marvellous

Me and my husband had the best enjoyable time on this cruise. You can sit and watch the city around you plus get to know a lot of history and meet people on this cruise. It was a wonderful experience

Thank Superwoman290650
Reviewed July 9, 2018
cruise tour

was so looking forward to the cruise tour, but it was nothing like I expected.... didn't really see anything of interest on the one I took... but the worst thing was being squashed like sardines in a tin can... won't be doing it again

1  Thank Trisha2u
Reviewed June 19, 2018
A great way to get the feel of the layout of Amsterdam

Very picturesque and informative tour . Great to get a feel for the layout of the city so that you can walk to various areas afterwards.

Thank Grant R
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile
Relaxing tour but a little slow paced

Very relaxing way to see the city but very generic information is presented and it is a little slow paced for what we like. Commentary is few and far between and mainly points out visual sites you can see from the land as well but...More

Thank csaro1992
Reviewed May 27, 2018
BUCKET LIST THINGS TO DO

A hot day in May, dress accordingly especially if the boat windows do not open fully;nice cruise. Good guide on the sights of Amsterdam on the canal

2  Thank Bermygal2013
View more reviews
Travellers Also Viewed
Amsterdam City Canal Cruise
146 Reviews
from US$17.70*
Special Offer
Amsterdam Canal Cruise by Semi-Open...
41 Reviews
from US$14.70*
US$18.90
Exclusive TripAdvisor TripMaximizer...
44 Reviews
from US$21.10*
Small-Group Classic Canal Cruise on...
48 Reviews
from US$29.50*
Frequently bought together
Skip-the-Line Rijksmuseum Amsterdam...
38 Reviews
from US$20.60*
Jewish Quarter Anne Frank Walking...
357 Reviews
from US$27.70*
City Sightseeing Amsterdam Hop-On...
817 Reviews
from US$24.70*
Van Gogh Museum Ticket in Amsterdam
217 Reviews
from US$23.60*
Amsterdam City Canal Cruise
146 Reviews
from US$17.70*
Amsterdam Canal Cruise and Heineken...
137 Reviews
from US$32.40*
Luxury Small Open-Boat Canal Tour
445 Reviews
from US$17.70*
Special Offer
Amsterdam Super Saver: Xtracold...
279 Reviews
from US$32.40*
US$38.90
Zaanse Schans Windmills, Marken and...
2,613 Reviews
from US$69.50*
Full-day Bruges Trip from Amsterdam
1,015 Reviews
from US$111.90*
Dutch Windmills and Countryside Day...
423 Reviews
from US$140.20*
Dutch Countryside and Culture Tour...
154 Reviews
from US$56.00*